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  • Asparagus
    Asparagus

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

  • Beans
    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
    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
    Cauliflower

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

  • Celery
    Celery

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

  • Corn
    Corn

    There is good volume of corn available and quality is excellent.

  • Cucumbers
    Cucumbers
    • EAST- Supplies are steady; demand has been slow. Quality is good.
    • WEST- Supplies remain steady. Quality ranges from mostly fair to good.
  • Eggplant
    Eggplant
    • EAST- Supplies are lower. Quality is fair.
    • WEST- Supplies are steady, along with the market.
  • Green Onions
    Green Onions

    The market is aggressive with plenty of supplies. The quality is really nice.

  • Lettuces
    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.

  • Onions
    Onions

    Quality is being reported good. Sizing is good on both yellow and reds.

  • Peppers
    Peppers
    • EAST COAST PEPPERS- Good supplies for now.
    • WEST COST PEPPERS- The red pepper market is stronger. Prices are increasing steadily.
  • Potatoes
    Potatoes
    • CND- Canadian holdings are up 1.3%.
    • USA- Markets on most size cartons have firmed slightly over last week with retail packs remaining steady.
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