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1/08/18

APPLES
QUALITY: GOOD
SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets remain unchanged with harvesting having recently come to a close. Larger sizes (88ct and larger) continue to be limited for most varieties. Quality is good overall. 

ASPARAGUS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market is gaining strength as supplies continue to tighten due to Baja Mexico coming to an end and lower volumes being seen out of Peru. Imports are expected to remain light until upcoming Mexican region wrap up to adequate volumes around the beginning of February.



AVOCADOS QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains unsettled, but supplies are projected to improve as we near the Super Bowl. California has begun in a limited way.

BERRIES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Markets remain unsettled on Blueberries, Blackberries and Raspberries as volume and defects continue to be a concern. Strawberries are active as cold temperatures affect FL production, leaving the West Coast as the nation primary domestic supplier for the time being.  

BROCCOLI
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT
The market continues to gain strength as supplies remain tight. Quality is showing signs of improvement.

CARROTS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good quality.  

CAULIFLOWER
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains active due to tight supply. Quality is fair to good with bruising and yellowing being the most commonly reported defects.



CELERY
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady. Under-sizing, yellowing continues to be the most commonly reported defects.

CUCUMBERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady despite strong demand. Quality has declined somewhat out of Mexico. 

EGGPLANT
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady, though production will slow until warmer temperatures are seen. 

GRAPES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: SHORT

Red Seedless markets are active as supplies dwindle, however, Green Seedless markets are settling as offshore supplies arrive.


LETTUCE
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

All lettuce markets are unsettled as cold weather and defects persist.

LEMONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains active as supplies of smaller fruit continue to be tight. Desert crop is wrapping up. Supplies are expected to remain tight through January.

LIMES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

M arket is steady with adequate supplies being seen out of Mexico. Quality remains good.

MELONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets for Cantaloupe, Honeydew are steady despite lighter offshore supplies and Mexican supplies. Watermelon supplies remain tight, though import volumes are steadily improving. Quality remains good.




ONIONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good supply. Yellow and Super Colossals are expected to be lighter this season. Quality is good on all colors. 


ORANGES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains active with demand exceeding supplies of 88ct and smaller. Quality remains good.

PEPPERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Red and Yellow Pepper supplies remain tight with fair quality. Mexico has yet to reach full production capacity.


PINEAPPLES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady. Quality remains good.


POTATOES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with good supply and quality being seen. 


SQUASH
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market continues to gain strength as cooler temperatures impact supplies out of Mexico. Quality remains good overall. 



TOMATOES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

All markets remain very active. Volumes are beginning to increase out of FL and Mexico, but cold temperatures may thwart any significant progress in the short term.


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