BACKSeasonal Specialties - Fruits

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  • Avocados

    Volume estimates throughout May are likely to return to the mid-50 millionpound range.

  • Berries - Blueberries
    Berries - Blueberries

    Supplies continue to improve. Quality is being reported as good in all areas. Demand seems to be a little lighter.

  • Blackberries

    Supplies are very limited and market prices are higher. Shortages are expected until California harvest increases. [Limited Supplies]

  • Citrus - Lemons
    Citrus - Lemons

    Size structures is peaking on 140s and larger sizes; heavier to fancy grade.

  • Grapes

    GREEN: We are at the tail end of Chilean green grapes. Good quality. RED: Quality is reported as consistent

  • Limes

    Limes supplies will continue to improve gradually as we move forward.

  • Melon
    • CANTALOUPE - The quality is really nice with decent sugar/brix levels, no soft spots, or decay.
    • HONEYDEW - We have seen limited supplies of offshore honeydews. Quality from all regions is really nice with good sugar levels and minimal spotting.
  • Pears

    Supplies of Bosc pears are very limited on both coasts. Supplies will increase in the next two weeks which should bring pricing down slightly.

  • Raspberries

    Supplies remain very limited and market prices are higher. [Limited Supplies]

  • Strawberries

    Supplies are improving. Quality is expected to be good. We will see good availability by next week.

  • Watermelon

    Quality is good. Supplies on seedless will pick up in the next couple of weeks. The market is