BACKSeasonal Specialties - Vegetables

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  • Asparagus

    We should see local asparagus by Mother's Day. Markets are up this week with less volume from Mexico.

  • Beans

    The green bean market is steady as supplies get better. Quality has improved. Wax (yellow) beans are available in very limited supplies. Snipped supplies have returned to normal with good quality.

  • Broccoli

    Supplies are abundant from all growing regions. The markets are also competitive with volume deals. Quality is really nice.

  • Brussels Sprouts
    Brussels Sprouts

    Market is competitive from all suppliers. Supplies are plentiful. The quality is really nice.

  • Cauliflower

    The market is competitive and will continue into next week. The quality has been nice.

  • Celery

    Quality is reported as very good with no major defects listed.

  • Cucumbers
    • EAST- Supplies are steady; demand has been slow. Quality is good.
    • WEST- Supplies remain steady. Quality ranges from mostly fair to good.
  • Lettuces

    ICEBERG -There is a gap in the marketplace as supplies are not meeting demand. . The overall quality is good with some occasional puffiness, insect damage, and ribbing.

  • Romaine / Leaf
    Romaine / Leaf

    Expect light availability on green and red leaf for the entire week. Slight mechanical and a little twisting is all to talk about regarding defects.

  • Tomatoes

    Markets continue to be at very reasonable costs as Palmetto/Ruskin experience perfect growing conditions.