REPORT

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PRODUCE

BERRIES

RASPBERRIES

Production has slowed and supply has begun to

decrease. Expect lighter availability for the next few

weeks.

STRAWBERRIES

Weather in California has affected production late last

week and is expected to disrupt production again late

this week. Florida and Mexico have steady production.

GRAPES

Markets are beginning to level off after the influx of

fruit from Chile. Fruit quality is good and sizing is

expected to improve on both Red and Greens.

BLUEBERRIES

Supplies are steady, but there has been a slight

decrease in availability from offshore and a seasonal

decline in production. Quality has been good overall.

BLACKBERRIES

Supplies are limited and demand is very good. Weather

has slowed production and fruit maturation over recent

weeks. Decreased volume is industrywide and will

remain in light supply for a couple of weeks.

HANGING FRUIT

APPLES & PEARS

Little change with the Apple market. The record cold January

is behind us, so look for increased movement the next few

weeks as the industry is behind. Bartletts are winding down.

Anjous and Bosc remain steady.

CITRUS

LEMONS

Market is strong with excellent demand, growers are still

trying to get caught up on supplies from the past storms. The

fruit size will continue to get larger with all the rain. Expect

some of the smaller size supplies to get tight.

ORANGES

The market is steady to strong as the rains have stopped,

but the ground is still very saturated. Expect supplies to

remain tight. Overall quality is very good.

LIMES

Limes are fairly stable. The market is expected to remain at

this level for the next few weeks due to a lower supply.

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