Current Market Conditions


ALERTS

  • COOL WEATHER, FREEZING TEMPS AND STORMS SWEEPING FROM CALIFORNIA TO THE NORTHEAST ARE KEEPING MOST DOMESTIC SUPPLIES SHORT AND PRICES UP!!

  • WEATHER ALERTS ON THE FOLLOWING SOUTHERN ITEMS:

SUMMER, ZUCCHINI, CUCUMBERS, GREEN PEPPERS, CABBAGE, KALE AND TOMATOES!!

  • WEATHER ALERTS ON THE FOLLOWING WESTERN ITEMS:

    ICEBERG, BROCCOLI, CAULIFLOWER, CELERY, SCALLIONS, CABBAGE, KALE AND SALAD GREENS’

    MAY SEE RED RIB ON LETTUCES, SPRING MIX NOT LOOKING PRISTINE DUE TO COOL TEMPS!!

  • IDAHO COUNT POTATOES ARE TRENDING MUCH HIGHER WITH LIGHT SUPPLIES AS SHIPPERS CONTINUE TO DEAL WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES. THE LOW TEMPERATURES ARE MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO GET PRODUCT FROM THE STORAGE SHEDS TO THE PACKING FACILITY.

 

 


For your convenience we stock:

Fry Oil, Fruit Purees, French Fries, Full Line Of Spices, Olives, 5 Gallon Pickle Chips, Spears and Crinkle, Full Line Of Dairy including  Butter, Milk, Eggs,  Shredded, Domestic and Imported Cheese. Dried Fruits and Nuts, Charcuterie, Rices and Grains.


FOR UPDATES AND SPECIALS:

Vegetables

Asparagus: Market much higher which is expected to last at least two weeks. Cool weather in Mexico is keeping product short in supply.

Broccoli: Limited supplies due to extremely cool temps in the West, prices up!!

Celery: Limited supplies due to extremely cool temps in the West, prices up!!

Brussel Sprouts: Limited supplies due to extremely cool temps in the West, prices up!!

Cauliflower: Limited supplies due to extremely cool temps in the West, prices up!!

Cucumbers: Remaining high and look to be even higher as Florida weather has been cool, doubled with cool weather in Mexico.

Eggplant: Remaining high and look to be even higher as Florida weather has been cool, doubled with cool weather in Mexico.

Lettuce: Limited supplies due to extremely cool temps in the West, prices up!!

Onions: Slight increase on Western supplies this week as Canada and NY wind down.

Imported Red and Yellow Peppers: We are seeing a drop this week in price, supplies improving.

Green Peppers: Remaining high and look to be even higher as Florida weather has been cool, doubled with cool weather in Mexico.

Summer Squash and Zucchini: Remaining high and look to be even higher as Florida weather has been cool, doubled with cool weather in Mexico.

Potatoes- Idaho counts are starting to rise as freezing temps in Idaho are slowing down production from the storage sheds to packing facilities. Red Potatoes, wide range on pricing depending on origin, overall no problems with a very reasonable market.

 

Fruits & Citrus

Avocados: The market is continuing to be reasonable, however the outlook is that we will start to see some increases as decreased harvesting and less inventory in the supply line. Demand certainly increases with Playoff Football.

Blackberries and Raspberries: Raspberries remains high leaving Blackberries an excellent value.

Blueberries: all imports now, prices remaining steady.

Cantaloupes: Domestic supplies are done, completely into imported and strong demand for Cantaloupes driving prices higher.

Grapes:Tight supplies on imported, green grapes higher of the two main colors.

Honeydew Melons: Lighter imported supplies, driving price up.

Lemons: Good supplies from the West, imported supplies available and weak demand keeping the market reasonable.

Limes: Small increase this week as a result of cool weather and rain in South America.

Oranges: California Navels are shipping, larger sizes are more expensive.

Pineapple: Slight increase this week.

Strawberries: Typically the market settles after the holidays, however the cool weather in Florida and California have kept the market higher.