Cancel OK

ProduceIQ: It’s a ‘Blue Blue’ Christmas for grape tomato buyers

- Featured
Supply is strong for commodities beginning their winter season in the Western Desert region, and the annual transition from the Salinas Valley, CA, may stick a soft landing (to steal a phrase from the fed) despite El Niño related weather challenges.

ProduceIQ: Cauliflower markets begin steep hike

- Featured
Active tropics are still plaguing fresh produce supply chains. Hurricane Lidia made landfall as a powerful Category 4 Hurricane off the Southwestern Coast of Mexico last week and was closely followed by Tropical Storm Max.

Mastronardi Produce launches Summer Dream raspberries

- General News
Like all SUNSET products, Summer Dream bursts with flavor, and this high Brix variety is sweeter than a traditionally tart raspberry. 

ProduceIQ: Prices keep rising as heat sticks around

- Analysis

The first day of fall may be Saturday, but summer heat isn’t ready to pass the …


ProduceIQ: Easter demand strengthens prices

- Featured
It’s Easter week, and produce markets are reacting strongly to the jump in holiday demand and decrease in the supply of heavily weighted commodities like grapes and berries. Overall prices are up +10 percent over the previous week.

Fresh produce stars in Mexico’s record 2022 ag exports

- International
In 2022, Mexican agricultural exports registered a new record with a value of $50.1 billion compared to the $44.7 billion in 2021, reflecting an increase of 12.2 percent, according to the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER).

ProduceIQ: La Niña causing active produce markets

- Featured
La Niña continues for the third consecutive winter.

ProduceIQ: Market prices decline on increasing Mexican supply

- Featured
Even though prices are declining, lettuce markets are still in record-breaking territory. USDA reported iceberg to be sold for an average of $74 in week #50.

ProduceIQ: Markets are fully priced and poised to go higher

- Featured
'It ain't over till it's over.' We are in the final stretch of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, but surprisingly, there is still activity threatening Florida.

ProduceIQ: Cold fronts and Hurricane Roslyn impact supply

- Analysis
Hurricane Ian’s official damage reports are rolling in, making real what Eastern tomato markets have known for some time. The citrus and tomato supply will suffer the most due to Ian’s damaging winds and rains.