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ProduceIQ: Extreme heat continues; Cherries ‘break’ the index

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Cherries in the Northwest are mourning the loss of their fallen brethren. Due to a late snow in April, which devastated the bloom in some regions, cherries have insufficient volume for the spot market.

ProduceIQ: Hot week coast-to-coast sees prices drop

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In time for Father's Day lunch, seasonal items are filling up the produce section of your favorite retailer. But unfortunately, produce demand is soft, and the early summer weather is already sweltering.

ProduceIQ: Heat is accelerating supply, softening prices

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Things are heating up; unfortunately, we aren't referring to the demand for fresh produce. From Dallas, TX, to Coachella, CA, temperatures reached record highs over the weekend.

ProduceIQ: Markets unfazed by start of hurricane season

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Hurricane Agatha kicked off hurricane season as it battered Southern Mexico, and remnants of the storm drenched South Florida. A solid category 2 storm, Agatha is the strongest May hurricane to make landfall in the Eastern Pacific.

ProduceIQ: Markets remain active through Memorial Day

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Memorial Day honors all military members who have died while serving in the U.S. forces. We remember those that have sacrificed themselves to preserve the freedoms that all Americans enjoy. Freedom is not free.

ProduceIQ: Abnormal weather with even higher produce prices

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Week #20 coverage is brought to you by scorching heat, a freak snowstorm, and a megadrought.

ProduceIQ: Industry index reaches its highest price point

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Merriam-Webster, we have a nomination for 2022's word of the year, inflation. Rising costs are haunting the conscience of the ordinary consumer as they avoid eye contact with the fuel meter at the gas station and warily wander the isles of their neighborhood grocery.

ProduceIQ: Spring harvest flush eases prices

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Overall market prices fell faster than your bank balance after buying a last-minute Mother’s Day Hallmark card.

ProduceIQ: A few ‘buys’ open before Mother’s Day

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In produce terms, it's OK to pay a little more for quality product. Due to warmer spring temperatures, fresh produce markets across the country are beginning to benefit from wonderful produce at fair prices.

ProduceIQ: Prices tested as spring crops begin

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A massive heatwave in California and record-breaking spring snowstorms in the Northeast are fighting to spoil our Sunday afternoon naps.