MARKET UPDATE - 9/28/17
ASPARAGUS Supply disruptions following Hurricane Irma have begun to ease. Prices are normalizing.
AVOCADOS While prices currently remain high, there are signs of relief on the horizon. Weather in Mexico is improving. More growers are harvesting and the oil content is increasing.
BERRIES High temperatures and then rains have taken a toll on all berries. Finding high quality fruit is a challenge.
BROCCOLI/CAULIFLOWER Broccoli supplies are tight, pushing prices upward. Cauliflower is beginning to inch upward as well.
BRUSSELS SPROUTS Prices remain high as insects continue to stress crops.
SPRING MIX/ SPINACH/ ARUGULA
Another victim of the high heat and then heavy rains in the West, tender leaves have taken a beating.
ORANGES Small fruit supplies are tight. Larger sizes are being substituted.
SQUASH Summer squashes are very tight. The local zucchini crop has been strong but yellow squash is scarce.