Opportunity buys this week — Raspberries, pineapples, tree fruit
Looking for more of what's in season? Check out these highlights from the latest crop report by Salinas, Calif.-based Markon Cooperative to see items that check the boxes for price, quality and availability for the week of July 5.
Prices are weak; supplies are ample. Quality is very good: berries are plump and sweet. Sugar levels range from 13 to 14 Brix.
The market is weak; supplies are abundant. Quality is excellent: sugar levels are, on average, above 13 Brix.
Prices are low; new crop MFC Onions are being shipped from California, Mexico, and New Mexico. New crop quality is excellent: fresh-run onions have feathery skins and light color. MFC Red and Yellow Onions are available.
The market has stabilized; volume is high. Quality is very good: fruit is juicy with complex, sour flavor and smooth skins. MFC and ESS Limes are available.
The market is stable; supplies are abundant. Quality is very good: nectarine and peach sugar levels range from 10 to 12 Brix, while plum levels vary from 12 to 14 Brix.
Prices have stabilized. Multiple growing regions are harvesting to meet demand. Quality is very good: color is deep red, texture is firm, and flavor is sweet.
Prices are stable; stocks are starting to increase. Quality is very good: texture is smooth and flavor is earthy. ESS Cauliflower is available.
Editor's note: This information is republished with permission from Salinas, Calif.-based Markon Cooperative's weekly crop report. See the full report here.