At a Glance…
Ohio and Michigan have started harvesting some commodities.
Tomatoes - West
Tomatoes - East
Tight supplies in the east are keeping markets at higher levels. North Carolina is winding down and quality has been impacted by rain and heat. New Jersey and Ohio have light volume and Michigan will begin production as early as this weekend.
Santa Maria and Mexico have stronger volume than Salinas. Quality has been good, with minimal yellowing, decent crown size and vibrant green color.
Supply is plentiful and market is steady. Overall quality is good, with minimal bruising and nice white color.
Santa Maria has the best availability. Seeder has been an issue in Salinas and Santa Maria. Salinas production is moderate. Michigan has begun harvesting good quality product.
Yellow onion market is steady out of California and New Mexico, with moderate demand. Quality is good. Red onion market is active with lighter supplies and good demand.
Supplies have improved and demand is light. Overall quality has been good, with minimal mechanical and insect damage.
Virginia is producing good quality product in spite of recent weather. Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama are getting a sluggish start due to weather. Demand is strong.
Market is steady with good supplies out of Salinas and Santa Maria. Quality is good, with minimal issues with mechanical and insect damage.
California has started packing a few early Galas with good quality. Quality has been good on all varieties out of Washington and Michigan.