BACKSeasonal Specialties - Fruits
Volume estimates throughout May are likely to return to the mid-50 millionpound range.
Berries - Blueberries
Supplies continue to improve. Quality is being reported as good in all areas. Demand seems to be a little lighter.
Supplies are very limited and market prices are higher. Shortages are expected until California harvest increases. [Limited Supplies]
Citrus - Lemons
Size structures is peaking on 140s and larger sizes; heavier to fancy grade.
GREEN: We are at the tail end of Chilean green grapes. Good quality. RED: Quality is reported as consistent
Limes supplies will continue to improve gradually as we move forward.
- 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.
Supplies of Bosc pears are very limited on both coasts. Supplies will increase in the next two weeks which should bring pricing down slightly.
Supplies remain very limited and market prices are higher. [Limited Supplies]
Supplies are improving. Quality is expected to be good. We will see good availability by next week.
Quality is good. Supplies on seedless will pick up in the next couple of weeks. The market is