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VEGETABLE Asparagus Broccoli Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Celery SOURCE Peru CA Fl, GA MX, CN CA,AZ CA November 29, 2013 Prices expected to ease in the coming week as the post-holiday demand falls. Markets have weakened considerably with good supplies and quality available. Product is from Salinas and Yuma this week. The market has strengthened as supplies are slow from Florida. Conditions will remain through next week. Market conditions are stable. Markets have weakened considerably with good supplies and quality available. Product is from Salinas and Yuma this week. Good supplies and quality with product available in Oxnard and Santa Maria. Market is steady and likely to soften with the holiday pull ending. Quality is good with small sizing. Expect tight supplies as Florida tries to catch up from previous rains. Markets are generally holding steady from Florida and Mexico. Markets are generally holding steady from Florida and Mexico. Markets are holding steady. Good quality is coming out of Homestead. (California) quality and supplies remain steady with limited weather related quality issues. All other herbs are in good supply from South America. Some rain in the Yuma area slowed Iceberg harvests but overall supplies are plentiful and markets remain steady. Quality has been good with the potential for some mud in the boxes. All lettuces are showing increased quality with stronger demand being met with increasing supplies. Due to fringe burn on romaine more green is being cut from romaine heads prior to processing. Iceberg supplies are improving. Leaf markets are stable with good quality and supplies from Yuma. Good supplies and quality on Romaine and volumes are good. Markets remain steady. Spring mix quality has been consistent. Supplies will remain steady for now as weather stabilizes. Mushroom markets are tighter as demand increases. Markets will remain active as we move into the season. Markets are stable and demand remains good. White Onion markets remain strong. Overall quality is good. Markets are stable with adequate volumes.

Corn Cucumbers Eggplant Green Beans Herbs

FL. FL, MX FL, MX FL CA, SA

Lettuce – Iceberg

CA, AZ

Lettuce – Fresh-Cut

MX

Lettuce – Leaf, Green & Red Lettuce – Romaine Lettuce – Spring Mix Mushrooms Onions Onions – Green

CA, AZ CA, AZ CA,AZ CA, PA, CH WA, ID MX, CA

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Peas – Snow Peppers – Chiles Peppers – Green Peppers – Red & Gold Potatoes – Russet Potatoes – Red, White & Yukon Potatoes – Yams Spinach GT CA, GA FL, MX CA ID, WA MN, WI, TX Markets are strong due to extremely limited supplies. Quality is good with tighter supplies. Now harvesting from Florida and Mexico. Markets are steady and quality is good. California Colored Pepper markets have strengthened on lighter supplies. The Idaho Potato market remains weak on larger sizes. Smaller size markets are strong due to holiday demand. The Red market is steady but high, with tight availability in B size. Supplies are better as drier weather improves conditions. Quality issues and tight supplies are affecting arrivals. Markets are stable as the constant weather changes affect quality. Both are now harvesting from Florida and Mexico. Markets are steady and quality is good. Roma markets are easing as Florida areas start. Cherry and Grape markets are stable and the Round markets remains strong.

MS, NC CA, AZ

Squash – Yellow & Zucchini Tomatoes

FL, MX MX, TN, AL, FL

FRUIT Apples

SOURCE WA, MI, NY

Avocado, Hass Bananas

CA Guatemala, Costa Rica GT,MX AG MX, CA CA

Berries – Blackberries Berries – Blueberries Berries – Raspberries Berries – Strawberries Citrus - Grapefruit

The Apple season is in full swing. Quality is great with many selections. Eastern crops have begun with a 20% increase in volume over last season. Quality is good. Sell Apples! Prices have come off as supplies increase from both Mexico and Chile. The supply has stabilized in the various growing regions. Quality is good. Seasonal color issues will be on the increase as demand increases. Markets are short for two weeks due to cooler weather and rain. Markets are rising. Argentina has peaked and Chile is set to begin. Demand is stronger and markets are rising. Market remains very strong with good demand. Florida is beginning to harvest with very light volumes; however, not enough to impact markets. Quality is good. Supplies are good on all sizes.

FL.

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Citrus – Lemons CA, MX Markets are stable as supplies are increasing in the District 3. Quality is improving. The crop is peaking on larger fruit. Quality is good. There is a slight increase in markets on lighter supplies. Growers have cut back production with the expectation of lighter demand. Markets are steady. Navels have started and volumes will increase over the next few weeks. Quality is good and sizes are running large. Overall Grape markets are stable. Green Grape markets remain strong. We are seeing a two tier markets on Red Grapes. Quality and volume are fine. Import supplies are coming on strong and markets are weak. Cantaloupes are peaking on larger sizes with good quality. Import Honeydews have also begun with larger fruit peaking. Quality is good. Quality has improved but past rains have limited the available product. Anjou, Bartlett and Bosc are available. All have excellent flavor. Markets are stable. Supplies are consistent with good quality. Brix has been averaging 13-14% with average internal gold color.

Citrus – Limes

MX

Citrus – Oranges

CA

Grapes Kiwifruit Melon – Cantaloupe & Honeydew

CA IT, US AZ, GT.

Melons – Watermelon Pears Pineapple

TX, MX WA Costa Rica

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