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Markets are very active as Mexico


prccucIicn fni:he: cnc we wciI fcr
increc:ec vc|ume frcm Feru. Vc|-
ume frcm Cc|ifcrnic cnc Wc:hing-
Icn wi|| imprcve. Sizing cnc uc|iIy
cre LcIh gccc.
avocado hass
McrkeI: cnc cemcnc cre :IcL|e wiIh
Cincc ce Mcyc crcunc Ihe ccrner.
Cuc|iIy i: gccc.
bean, green
Supp|ie: cnc uc|iIy cre increc:ing
cnc mcrkeI: cre :IcrIing Ic :IrengIhen.
berryblackberry
McrkeI: hcve ec:ec c: vc|ume i: LeI-
Ier frcm GucIemc|c. Cuc|iIy i: gccc.
berryblueberries
McrkeI: hcve ec:ec. NcrIhern F|cricc
cnc Gecrgic hcrve:I: cre increc:ing.
Cuc|iIy i: gccc.
HONEYDEW &
CANTALOUPE 13%
PINEAPPLE 12-14%
Color: Gold
April 26
th
2013
1. CELERY
Cc|c wecIher ncrmc||y re:u|I: in
Lc|Iing" {:eec-:Ic|k:) hcwever Ihi:
yecr i: exIreme.
2. MELONHONEYDEW
& CANTALOUPE
Vc|ume: cre |ighI cnc mcrkeI: wi||
remcin frm fcr McIher: Dcy.
3. GREEN PEPPERS
F|cricc cnc Mexicc Green Fepper
mcrkeI: cre :Ircng cnc hc|cing.
4. CITRUSORANGES
/|| :ize: cnc grcce: cre IighI.
5. GRAPES
McrkeI: cre up cverc|| wiIh Iwc Ic
Ihree week: |efI in Ihe Chi|ecn cec|.
ALERT!
Top Five
berryraspberry
WecIher i::ue: cre impccIing vc|-
ume: frcm Cc|ifcrnic cnc Mexicc.
FrcrcIe: cre |ike|y. Cuc|iIy i: gccc.
berrystrawberry
ScnIc Mcric cnc WcI:cnvi||e uc|iIy
i: LeIIer cnc vc|ume: cre increc:ing:
wiIh mcrkeI: :Ieccy Ic higher. Cx-
ncrc i: wincing ccwn. F|enIy cf fruiI i:
cnIicipcIec fcr McIher: Dcy vc|ume.
broccoli &
cauliflower
8rcccc|i mcrkeI: cre :IcL|e wiIh
gccc uc|iIy cnc vc|ume. Ccu|i-
fcwer mcrkeI: cre :Ircng wiIh |cwer
Ihcn fcrecc:Iec :upp|ie: pu||ing
frcm Ihe We:I.
celery
Cc|c wecIher ncrmc||y re:u|I: in
Lc|Iing" {:eec-:Ic|k:) hcwever Ihi:
yecr i: exIreme. Cuc|iIy cnc :izing
i: fcir cI Le:I cue Ic :eecer:, piIh,
pin rcI cnc L|ighI. Ihi: :iIucIicn i:
cnIicipcIec Ic per:i:I Ihrcugh Ihe
fr:I week cf June.
ALERT!
HONEYDEW &
Ihree week: |efI in Ihe Chi|ecn cec|.
Brix Avg
News That Is As Fresh As Our Produce
melonhoneydew
& cantaloupe
CcnIc|cupe vc|ume: cre |ighI
due to production and markets
wi|| remcin frm fcr McIher: Dcy.
Hcneycew mcrkeI: cre :Ircng cnc
:upp|ie: wi|| Le even |ighIer Ihcn
CcnIc|cupe:: |crger :ize: cre IighI.
onions
Iexc: cvci|cLi|iIy cn Fec Cnicn: i:
geIIing LeIIer: hcwever Ihey wi||
Le IighI fcr Ihe nexI few week:.
McrkeI: cre :IcrIing Ic re|cx.
green peppers
& squash
F|cricc cnc Mexicc Green Fepper
mcrkeI: cre :Ircng cnc hc|cing.
Fie|c: cre Ircn:iIicning Ic NcrIhern
F|cricc. Supp|ie: cnc uc|iIy cre
gccc. Suc:h mcrkeI: cre :IcL|e.
red & yellow
peppers
Mexiccn Fec Fepper mcrkeI: cre
ccIive. Ye||cw Fepper mcrkeI: cre
:Ieccy cnc :upp|ie: cre :IcL|e.
Ihe cc|crec pepper mcrkeI wi||
Le Irencing higher c: Ihe :ec:cn
winc: ccwn.
potatoes
Fu::eI FcIcIc mcrkeI: hcve
:IrengIhenec cnc uc|iIy i: gccc.
F|cricc Fec cnc Ye||cw FcIcIc
mcrkeI: cre :Ircnger. NcrIh DckcIc
i: fni:hec.
tomatoes
Fcunc IcmcIc mcrkeI: cre :Ieccy
c: F|cricc: fe|c: Ircn:iIicn. Mexicc
vc|ume: cre ccwn cnc Fu:kin i:
expecIec Ic :IcrI in cLcuI c week.
Grcpe, Fcmc cnc Cherry mcrkeI:
hcve ec:ec.
Please Distribute to:
ExecuIive Chef, Generc| Mcncger, KiIchen Mcncger,
Furchc:ing Mcncger, F&8 Mcncger
Reality Check
Quality Price
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VEGETABLES
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Beans

Broccoli

CcLLcge

Ccu|ifcwer

Ce|ery

CucumLer:

LeIIuce-lceLerg

LeIIuce-Lecf

LeIIuce-Fcmcine

LeIIuce-Spring Mix

Cnicn:-Fec

Cnicn:-Ye||cw

Fepper:-Green

Fepper:-Fec

FcIcIce:-Fu::eI

Suc:h-Ye||cw

Suc:h-Zucchini

IcmcIc-Cherry

IcmcIc-Grcpe

IcmcIc-
McIure Green

IcmcIc - Fcmc

IcmcIc - V/Fipe

FRUITS
Avocado

Berry- Blackberry

Berry- Blueberry

8erry- Fc:pLerry

8erry- SIrcwLerry

Grcpe- Fec

Grcpe- Green

KiwifruiI

Lemons

Limes

Me|cn-CcnIc|cupe
Me|cn-Hcneycew

Me|cn-WcIerme|cn

Crcnge:

Finecpp|e
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citruslemons
McrkeI: cre up cn c|| :ize:. Cuc|iIy
i: fcir Ic gccc wiIh |crger :ize: IighI.
Smc||er :ize: wi|| Le ycur LeIIer LeI.
citruslimes
Smc||er :ize mcrkeI: cre cff. ExpecI
|crger :ize: Ic Le IighI fcr Ihe nexI
ccup|e cf week: c: mcrkeI: cyc|e
Ihcugh. Ihe new crcp hc: :IcrIec
wiIh :mc||er :ize: Irencing.
citrusoranges
/|| :ize: cnc grcce: cre IighI:
expect markets to increase across
Ihe Lccrc c: ncve|: cre wincing
ccwn. Vc|encic crcnge: cre cvci|-
cL|e.
cucumber &
eggplants
CucumLer mcrkeI: hcve ec:ec
c: F|cricc vc|ume: increc:e.
Eggp|cnI mcrkeI: cre LeIIer cnc
uc|iIy i: fcir Ic gccc, wiIh mc:I|y
chcice cvci|cL|e.
grapes
McrkeI: cre up cverc|| wiIh Iwc
Ic Ihree week: |efI in Ihe Chi|ecn
cec|. Green Grcpe: cre :eeing
c :p|iI mcrkeI: 8|cck cnc G|cLe
Grcpe: cre in |ighI :upp|y. Fec
Grcpe mcrkeI: cre up.
lettuce
lceLerg mcrkeI: cre cff c: fe|c:
Ircn:iIicn frcm Hurcn Ic Sc|inc::
uc|iIy ccnIinue: Ic imprcve cnc
vc|ume: cre :IcL|e. Fcmcine
mcrkeI: cre up :|ighI|y: Lecf LeI-
Iuce mcrkeI: hcve LcIIcmec cuI.
F|ec:e ncIe: Iip Lurn cnc winc
Lurn wi|| cffecI c|| Iype: cf |ecf |eI-
Iuce cue Ic :Ircng winc:.
News That Is As Fresh As Our Produce