The first day of fall may be Saturday, but summer heat isn’t ready to pass the …
It’s Easter week, and produce markets are reacting strongly to the jump in holiday demand and decrease in the supply of heavily weighted commodities like grapes and berries. Overall prices are up +10 percent over the previous week.
In 2022, Mexican agricultural exports registered a new record with a value of $50.1 billion compared to the $44.7 billion in 2021, reflecting an increase of 12.2 percent, according to the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER).
La Niña continues for the third consecutive winter.
Even though prices are declining, lettuce markets are still in record-breaking territory. USDA reported iceberg to be sold for an average of $74 in week #50.
'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.
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.
Global energy markets are on edge, and any move in the wrong (or right) direction will significantly affect fresh produce markets.
With the help of the federal government, they are requesting the opening of new markets, such as South Korea, India, and Malaysia.
If it is true that “bad news is good news and no news is bad news,” then the avocado industry is doing just fine. Last week was quite a roller coaster for Avocados from Mexico.