MARKET REPORT

March 27, 2020
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At a Glance…

A combination of cooler weather, rains, and the increased demand for retail packs has many markets elevated.

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Bell Peppers

Broccoli

Cauliflower

Celery

Onions

Lettuce

Romaine

Tomatoes - West

Tomatoes - East

Sourcing Update:

Bell Peppers

Green bell pepper prices are high. Supply is on the light side, quality will vary.

Broccoli

Supplies are steady, pricing is still elevated. Quality is improving.

Cauliflower

Supply is being impacted by recent cool temperatures. Markets are elevated with some pro-rates.

Celery

Oxnard volume is light, sizing has not been impacted at this point.

Onions

All regions are shipping good quality and supply.

Lettuce

Yuma will have good supply through the first of April. Reports of some red rib present from all the recent rain.

Tomatoes

Both romas and rounds are in good supply, markets have leveled off.

Romaine

Rains caused some harvest problems last week. Overall quality is good. There is occasional fridge burn present. Plenty of supply.

Apples

No problems shipping from any regions. Consistent supply and quality are available.