Colder weather is affecting banana supply.
WEATHER ALERT: Yuma and central Mexico region this morning has frost. Many shipper/growers sent pictures to give an update on the ice as of this morning.
- Delayed harvesting from suppliers. Some not harvesting until 11am today. Longer load times is inevitable
- Also expect lower yields and less product hitting the coolers.
- Quality likely to be affected on most row crop items.
- Expect pinking and epidermal peel on field pack romaine and processed romaine.
- Green Onions, leeks and cilantro will see shorter supplies given the late harvest and shorter daylight hours.