Extremely cold temperatures causing major supply shortages on row crops.
Bell Peppers (Eastern): Bell Pepper supplies will get much tighter this weekend.
Berries (Raspberries): Raspberries will remain tight through this week Berries (Strawberries): We are still dealing with some quality issues in both Santa Maria and Salinas /Watsonville. Cucumbers (Eastern): Cucumber supplies are very tight.
Grapes (Green): Mexico and Coachella seasons are winding down. Quality is fair at best. Grapes (Red): Mexico and Coachella is winding down. Quality in both locations are fair at best.
Lettuce Iceberg: Lightweights on wrap lettuce at 30-33 pounds is an industry wide issue. Lettuce Leaf: Escalated pricing continues on value added romaine items.
Onions: Yellow onions remain volatile, red in good supply, white will be limited until new crop Northwest.
Potatoes: Markets will remain active over the next 4-6 weeks. Supplies will be limited; especially larger sizes. Advanced lead time on russet orders crucial during this time period. Potatoes (colored): Supplies are limited industry wide. Markets remain active. Expecting better volume and easing markets early to mid August.