Extremely cold temperatures causing major supply shortages on row crops.
Apples: Many shippers have started shipping Ginger Golds in place of Golden Delicious (unless instructed not to).
Avocado (California): California and Peruvian production tapering. Season will wrap up in the next few weeks. Avocado (Mexican): Seeing a stronger market with California and Peru season coming to an end.
Berries (Strawberries): Quality levels are still marginal out of all areas.
Onions: Markets are lower. Sporadic load volume deals available in New Mexico and California.
Pears: Washington Bartletts are now available. CA Bosc are now available along with CA Bartlett pears. Potatoes: Markets will remain active over the next 3-4 weeks. Supplies will be limited; especially larger sizes. Advanced lead time on russet orders crucial during this time period.
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