BACKSeasonal Specialties - Vegetables
We should see local asparagus by Mother's Day. Markets are up this week with less volume from Mexico.
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.
Supplies are abundant from all growing regions. The markets are also competitive with volume deals. Quality is really nice.
Market is competitive from all suppliers. Supplies are plentiful. The quality is really nice.
The market is competitive and will continue into next week. The quality has been nice.
Quality is reported as very good with no major defects listed.
- EAST- Supplies are steady; demand has been slow. Quality is good.
- WEST- Supplies remain steady. Quality ranges from mostly fair to good.
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
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.
Markets continue to be at very reasonable costs as Palmetto/Ruskin experience perfect growing conditions.