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8/06/18

APPLES
QUALITY: GOOD
SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with good quality being seen for all varieties. The season is winding down and the new crop will start in late August/September.

ASPARAGUS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is relatively steady. Production in Mexico is trending downward, while supplies out of Peru are steadily improving. Quality remains good.

AVOCADOS QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: SHORT

The market is active due to lighter supplies. The old crop from Mexico is rapidly declining and the Flora Loca crop is off to a slow start, with the transition expected to take another couples weeks. The extreme heat in CA has shortened the crop which is now expected to finish early. Quality remains good overall. 

BERRIES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets are relatively steady with good quality being seen overall, however, heat is playing a role in inconsistent sizing and texture.

BROCCOLI
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: SHORT
Market is strengthening as volumes decline due to wet weather conditions in Mexico and rising demand. CA product is good overall with minor cases hollow core being reported.

CARROTS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady. Quality is good with no major concerns.

CAULIFLOWER
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is strengthening as demand picks up. Quality is good overall with over-sizing and yellowing being the most reported defects.



CELERY
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady. Good quality overall with occasional light discoloration being reported. 

CUCUMBERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with fair to good quality being seen. 

EGGPLANT
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with good quality and volume being reported.

GRAPES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady. Overall quality has improved now that central CA volume has picked up, however, harvest is being reduced due to the heat.


LETTUCE
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Iceberg, Leaf, Romaine and Spring Mix are all relatively steady with fair to good quality. Common defects include mechanical damage, fringe burn, insect damage and wind damage.


LEMONS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Demand continues to exceed supplies on all sizes as volumes plummet due to poor quality and high temps. Heat has caused some fruit to start dropping from the trees. Supplies are likely to be unsettled for another 2-3 months.

LIMES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains relatively steady, with fair quality being reported. Most defects are cosmetic only.

MELONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Cantaloupe and Honeydew are steady with good quality being seen out of both AZ and CA. Watermelon supplies and quality are improving.

ONIONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is relatively steady despite lighter volumes of Reds being seen out of CA. Overall quality remains good.


ORANGES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady. Valencia oranges are exhibiting some re-greening as temps remain warm. Overall quality is good.

PEPPERS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady a national production increases for both Green and Colored peppers. Quality remains good overall. 


PINEAPPLES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady. Quality remains good.


POTATOES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good supply and quality. 

SQUASH
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with improved quality being seen.



TOMATOES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady on Rounds and Grapes tomatoes, however, Romas are strengthening as supplies tighten amid strong demand. 





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