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4/15/19

APPLES
QUALITY: GOOD
SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market remains steady with good quality being seen among all varieties. 

ASPARAGUS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market continues to strengthen due to the Easter pull. Quality remains good. 

AVOCADOS QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market is extremely active. CA's crop is roughly half the size of lasts year and unable to offset demand. Additionally, harvesting will encounter delays this week as Mexico celebrates the Holy Week. Supplies of 60ct and larger are increasingly limited. Quality is fair to good. 





BERRIES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Blackberry, Blueberry and Raspberry markets fairly steady with good quality being reported. Strawberry production is improving under more favorable weather conditions.  

BROCCOLI
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT
Market is stabilizing with better supply and quality being seen. Discoloration and mechanical damage are the most commonly reported defects.



CARROTS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is relatively steady as the CA desert winds down and begins its transition north. There have been occasional reports of black spotting and stem-end discoloration, but quality remains good overall. 

CAULIFLOWER
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains unsettled as the transition back to CA continues. Discoloration and bruising are the most commonly reported defects. 

CELERY
QUALITY: POOR SUPPLY: SHORT

Demand continues to exceed supplies with no relief expected until mid-June, early July. Extremely wet weather conditions coupled with cooler temperatures have heavily impacted CA production.  Quality is poor to fair with inconsistent sizing and dehydration being reported.  



CUCUMBERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is stabilizing with improved domestic and Mexican production. Quality remains fair to good. 

EGGPLANT
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is slightly higher due to Easter pull. Quality remains good overall.

GRAPES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Green Grapes are strengthening as supplies tighten, however, the Red Grape market remains steady. Quality is fair to good overall.  

LETTUCE
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Markets remain unsettled as growers transition back to CA. Quality remains fair to good for all varieties.


LEMONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is strengthening on 165ct and smaller due to seasonal rains having aided in shifting the sizing structure to larger fruit. 

LIMES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is strengthening as harvesting will encounter delays this week as Mexico celebrates the Holy Week.  

MELONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Honeydew and Cantaloupe markets are steady with good quality, however, volumes of smaller sized melons are tightening. Watermelon is strengthening as Mexico transitions; quality is fair to good.  

MUSHROOMS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market remains active due to poor weather conditions seen across the country having reduced composting operations; affecting both yield and quality. Suppliers continue to struggle to meet demand both domestically and globally. 



ONIONS
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is strengthening as Northwestern supplies shrink and Texas' new crop comes up short. White and Red Onions are limited. Yellow Onion supplies have improved.  


ORANGES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with good quality being seen overall.


PEPPERS
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: SHORT

Market is active on all colors as supplies tighten. Mexico is winding down amid border crossing delays and CA has yet to begin. 

PINEAPPLES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is unsettled as demand increases due to Easter pull. Quality is good to excellent. 

POTATOES
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Russet market remains somewhat unsettled due to limited supplies of 40ct-70ct. All other varieties remain fairly steady with good quality being seen overall. 

SQUASH
QUALITY: GOOD SUPPLY: MODERATE

Market is steady with good quality being reported. 

TOMATOES
QUALITY: FAIR SUPPLY: MODERATE

Markets are stabilizing despite the strong demand being seen across the country. Quality is good overall.  


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