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market notes Produce Market Report April 12, 2016 GOOD BUYS FOR THE WEEK Navel Oranges:

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Produce Market Report April 12, 2016

GOOD BUYS FOR THE WEEK

Navel Oranges:

Currently peak season in California. Flavor is excellent and prices are low.

Avocados: Mexico is

producing excellent quality fruit. Prices are unbeatable!

Strawberries: Highest

quality berries we have seen thus far this year from California.

berries we have seen thus far this year from California. Blackberries: Excellent fruit from Mexico. Raspberries:

Blackberries:

Excellent fruit from Mexico.

Raspberries: Very

good quality and readily available.

Green Beans: Perfect

weather in Florida for bushel beans! The price has dropped and quality is great!

Cucumbers: Beautiful

color and firm texture. The price has declined significantly too!

and firm texture. The price has declined significantly too! Broccoli & Broccoli Crowns: Spring has arrived

Broccoli & Broccoli

Crowns: Spring has arrived and prices are dropping! Great quality.

Zucchini: Ample product from Florida with competitive prices!

Corn: Outstanding weather in Florida has produced large kernel sizes and low prices.

Red & Yellow Peppers:

Plentiful supplies coming from Mexico. Yellow Peppers in 11lb pack.

Celery: Prices are very low with high quality product originating in Salinas, CA.

Leafy Greens: Just in

time for Spring salads, Romaine, Iceberg, Green leaf, Red leaf and Boston lettuces have great quality and prices!

Parsley, Green Onions, Leeks & Cilantro:

Plentiful and beautiful!

Strawberries from Oxnard “Eat Like Candy”

New crop strawberries from Oxnard and Santa Maria

are huge, firm and gorgeous! This is the peak picking

season and the sugar content is extremely high.

Fresh berries at good prices and sweet as candy!

This is the peak picking season and the sugar content is extremely high. Fresh berries at

GOOD BUYS

Navel Oranges

Avocados

Strawberries

Blackberries

Raspberries

Green Beans

Cucumbers

Broccoli and Broccoli Crowns

Zucchini

Corn

Red & Yellow Peppers

Celery

Leafy Greens

Parsley, Green Onions, Leeks & Cilantro

KEEP IN MIND

Mountaineer Apples

Grapes

Cantaloupes &

Honeydews

Blood Oranges

Grapefruit

Fiddle Head Ferns & Ramps

Vidalia bulbs

Asparagus

WATCH

Limes

Blueberries

Watermelons

Brussels sprouts

Green Peppers

Cauliflower

KEEP IN MIND

sprouts Green Peppers Cauliflower KEEP IN MIND Mountaineer Apples: Local apples from Orr Orchards in West

Mountaineer Apples:

Local apples from Orr Orchards in West Virginia. Rich flavor and crisp consistency. Fruit of the Month.

Grapes: Red Seedless prices remain low. White seedless prices have increased slightly.

Cantaloupes &

Honeydews: Arriving from Central America with outstanding quality.

Blood Oranges: We are

transitioning from California to Italy. Prices are steady.

Grapefruit: Prices rising due to growing region migrating from Texas and Florida to California and Arizona.

Fiddle Head Ferns &

Ramps: Quickly flying off the shelves!

Vidalia Bulbs: Georgia

onion season has begun. Sweet and distinctive flavor.

Asparagus: Predominantly from Mexico. The price has increased slightly. Quality is excellent.

WATCH

Limes: Relentless price pressure due to torrential rains in Central America.

price pressure due to torrential rains in Central America. Blueberries: Virtually impossible to source high quality

Blueberries: Virtually

impossible to source high quality blueberries. South America is finished and Florida is two weeks behind their production schedule. We are experiencing unusual gaps for this time.

Watermelons: In

transition from Mexico to Florida.

Brussels Sprouts: Poor

weather in Mexico during the growing cycle limited supplies. We are waiting for the California crop to arrive.

Green Peppers: Extra

large peppers have reached premium prices.

Cauliflower: Prices have

escalated due to growing region change and limited supplies.

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