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Alerts


  • December 29, 2015
    Freedom Fresh will be closed on Friday, January 1st in observance of New Year's Day.
  • December 17, 2015
    Freedom Fresh will be closed on Friday, December 25th and Friday, January 1st in observance of Christmas and New Year's Eve. Please click on the link to see our holiday delivery schedule.
  • December 9, 2015
    We will continue to see extremely limited supplies of broccoli and cauliflower due to cold temperatures in Yuma. Broccoli Crowns are extremely limited and size is the major problem. Most suppliers are having to sub into bunched broccoli. Celery is extremely limited. Oxnard and Santa Maria growing regions are struggling with less acreage and slow growth rates. The market is extremely active and there isn’t any relief in sight until Florida starts next week sometime. Until then, we will see extreme markets and limited supplies.

News


Market Information


  • The Source - December 28, 2015
    Potatoes: Idaho getting hit with very cold temperatures, which could halt bulk potatoes.
  • The Source - December 23, 2015
    Holiday production challenged by horrible weather conditions in all growing regions.
  • The Outlook - December 23, 2015
  • The Source - December 21, 2015
    Lettuce Iceberg: Ice will cause delays in harvesting and quality will be altered. Lettuce Leaf: Cool nighttime temperatures will cause harvest delays as well as hurt quality of all leaf items.
  • The Outlook - December 18, 2015
  • The Source - December 17, 2015
    Due to extreme weather conditions, many produce items are experiencing quality issues and tight markets.
  • The Outlook - December 15, 2015
  • The Source - December 14, 2015
    Asparagus: Extremely limited supplies and markets on all sizes of asparagus. Broccoli: The Broccoli market remains active with limited supplies. Cauliflower: Extreme supplies and market levels at historical highs. Celery: Extremely limited supplies and active markets.
  • The Source - December 10, 2015
    Lettuce Leaf: Cold weather creating blister and epidermal peel on all leaf items.
  • The Source - December 7, 2015
    Asparagus, Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts are experiencing limited supplies in an extremely active market.
  • The Source - December 3, 2015
    Cauliflower in an extreme production gap. Frost on plants causing delays in harvesting on all leaf items.
  • The Outlook - December 1, 2015
    Mother Nature continues to impact production throughout the Southwestern growing regions as cold morning temperatures lessen growth rates in these stands. After one of the warmest fall weather patterns in memory brought crops on weeks ahead of schedule, growth rates have slowed to a crawl.