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ProduceIQ: Prices continue their ascent despite buyers on ‘holiday’

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It's the Christmas season! The air is filled with the smell of fresh-cut evergreens, the sound of Mariah Carey's only famous song, and the gossip surrounding a looming rail strike.

ProduceIQ: Holiday demand is shaking up produce markets

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The World Cup kicked off yesterday, and for once, it feels like the whole globe is celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with us.

ProduceIQ: Markets reach new highs for the Thanksgiving pull

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and holiday demand is fueling record-high prices across produce commodities. This week, average prices are at a ten-year high for week #45.

ProduceIQ: Markets are fully priced and poised to go higher

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'It ain't over till it's over.' We are in the final stretch of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, but surprisingly, there is still activity threatening Florida.

ProduceIQ: Supply challenges will persist into the Thanksgiving pull

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After skipping two years, the IFPA's big show in Orlando was well-attended and a striking success. Many produce professionals are staring at a stack of business cards right now, wondering how they can get someone else to do the proper follow-up.

ProduceIQ: Cold fronts and Hurricane Roslyn impact supply

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Hurricane Ian’s official damage reports are rolling in, making real what Eastern tomato markets have known for some time. The citrus and tomato supply will suffer the most due to Ian’s damaging winds and rains.

ProduceIQ: Markets remain elevated during fall transition

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September’s inflation report is out, and it isn’t exactly soothing. Grocery prices remain a whopping 13 percent over the previous year, down slightly from 13.5 percent from August’s report. Economists are concerned that price increases show little to no signs of slowing down.

ProduceIQ: Hurricanes disrupt produce markets on both coasts

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Global energy markets are on edge, and any move in the wrong (or right) direction will significantly affect fresh produce markets.

ProduceIQ: Apple prices at 10-year high, strawberries double in a week

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No amount of rain can spoil our apple season parade.

ProduceIQ: Hurricanes arrive fashionably late, impact fresh produce supplies

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Last week produce growers in Baja California and Nova Scotia scrambled to save their fruits and vegetables from Hurricane Kay (in Mexico) and remnants of Hurricane Fiona (in Canada).