Though not always associated with summer, plenty of potatoes move from June to September, too, according to Greg Zdroik, director of grower relations, sourcing, and logistics for grower-shipper RPE, LLC.
Managing member of Earl Roy Enterprises, Cynthia Vead says one commodity in particular is a significant summer draw: watermelon, though she says it’s getting to be a year-round crop too, with imports.
Amaize sweet corn is a unique breed of white corn with a distinct pop, crunch, and ‘real corn’ flavor.
For Mark Hayes, president of Harvard, IL-based grower-shipper Twin Garden Sales, Inc., summer produce means sweet corn.
What may not dissipate with the end of the pandemic are soaring costs, suppliers say. It starts with trucks.
Now that summer is here, produce businesses open up full throttle, though spiraling costs have some suppliers concerned about how fruitful their bottom lines will be.