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4/09/18

APPLES
QUALITY: GOOD
SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets remain relatively steady with good supply and quality being seen. 

ASPARAGUS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains active as Mexican supplies continue to decline. Jumbo and XL spears are extremely limited. Peru has begun, but adequate volumes will not seen for another week or so. Baja is expected to begin within the next week. Quality is fair to good.

AVOCADOS QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market relatively steady. Warmer temperatures are allowing for higher oil content. CA production is ramping up with the hopes of avoiding any further delays due to rainfall. Quality remains good.

BANANAS
QUALITY: GOOD
SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good volume. Quality continues to be good overall.


BERRIES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Strawberry market remains active due to cold temperatures and rains having impacted harvests; all three growing regions have seen a drop in yield. Mexico is wrapping up. Rain damage, white shoulders and pin rot are the most commonly reported defects. Blueberries are relatively steady with a majority of supplies being seen out of South America. Defects include desiccation and breakdown. Raspberries and Blackberries remain relatively steady with no significant concerns currently being reported.

BROCCOLI
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT
Market remains relatively active with mixed quality being seen out of Salinas and Santa Maria. Mexican supplies remain light, however, quality is good. Broccolini demand continues to exceed supply with production having been hampered by cold, wet weather.


CARROTS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good quality and supply. 

CAULIFLOWER
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains relatively steady despite lighter supplies out of Salinas Valley. Discoloration, bruising and browning be reported.

CELERY
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady and quality has improved overall, though there are occasional reports of discoloration and cracking.

CUCUMBERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains with good volume being seen out of Mexico. Quality remains fair to good.

EGGPLANT
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with improved quality and supply.

GRAPES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets remain relatively steady. Domestic red seedless supplies and quality are good. Green seedless are beginning to wind down. 

LETTUCE
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Leaf growing areas are split at the moment with fair to good quality. Romaine quality remains fair with weights ranging from 27- 37 lbs. The market remains active on Romaine Hearts as demand continues to exceed supplies. Iceberg is steady overall, but supplies are expected to decline throughout this week as Yuma and Huron wrap up and Salinas Valley has yet to catch up. Spring Mix quality remains good with occasional dehydration and weak texture.

LEMONS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is fairly steady with supplies running heavier on smaller sized fruit. Quality is fair to good. 


LIMES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains active due to rains having impacted production. Quality is fair.

MELONS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Cantaloupe quality is excellent overall, however, Honeydew supplies are in a demand exceeds situation with mixed quality. Watermelon supplies remain tight with fair quality.


MUSHROOMS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market is active as cold and freezing temperatures have interrupted supply. Compost supplies have been compromised and are not able to keep up with demand. Quality is fair to good.


ONIONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good supply. Quality is good on all colors. 


ORANGES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady as Navel volumes improve on all sizes. Quality is good.

PEPPERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with adequate volumes being seen, however, quality has declined out of Mexico.


PINEAPPLES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady despite limited volumes of 7ct and 8ct. Quality remains good. 


POTATOES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good supply and quality. Russets are heavier on smaller sizes.  


SQUASH
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market continues to ease as Mexican supplies improve. Quality is fair to good.

TOMATOES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets continue to ease as domestic and Mexican volumes improve. Quality is good overall.



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