News and Alerts


  • November 23, 2015
    Freedom Fresh will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Please place all orders with Customer Service or your Sales Representative on Wednesday, November 25th by 5:00 PM. We will resume our normal schedule on Friday, November 27th.
  • November 10, 2015
    Excessive rain in farms located in Salinas, CA has created a demand exceeds supply situation on most items. Lettuce, romaine, broccoli, berries and cauliflower are extremely limited and we expect these items to tighten even more as the week goes on. Please contact your Sales Representative or Customer Service if you have any questions.
  • November 5, 2015
    Significant precipitation out west in California has caused berries to become significantly tight. Please be advise that berries will be in short supply until the Florida season starts in December. If you have any questions, please contact your Sales Representative or Customer Service at (305) 715-5730.


  • Featured Local Items - November 30, 2015
    December in Florida means more abundant crops and we could not be happier! See our local Florida farm favorites for this week.
  • Featured Local Items - November 23, 2015
    Florida's harvesting season is picking up with juicy Tomatoes, fresh Natalie Orchid's Orange Juice and red Fresno Peppers.
  • Amenity List - November 20, 2015
  • Fresh Dairy - November 18, 2015
    Get ready for Thanksgiving with 2% Organic Milk, Quail Eggs, BelGioioso Cheese and more with our latest Fresh Dairy list.
  • Featured Local Items - November 16, 2015
    We're gearing up for Thanksgiving with local Florida Yellow Crookneck Squash, Green Beans and Baby Eggplants!
  • Featured Local Items - November 9, 2015
    View our Assorted Pansy Flowers, Green Pea Tendrils and more!
  • Chef's Edge Vegetables - November 6, 2015
  • Chef's Edge Fruit - November 6, 2015
  • Fresh Dairy - November 4, 2015
    We are introducing more dairy products to our customers. Take a look and see how you can add these products to your menu.
  • Featured Local Items - November 2, 2015
    View this week's Featured Local items from Peppery Red Watercress, sweet Shishito Pepper and vibrant Heirloom Tomatoes!

Market Information

  • The Source - November 30, 2015
    Brussel sprouts remain extremely limited in supply. There is a severe shortage of cauliflower from all regions.
  • The Source - November 25, 2015
    Extreme demand exceeds supply for cauliflower. Red delicious apples are short and the market is climbing.
  • The Outlook - November 24, 2015
  • The Source - November 23, 2015
    As the Salinas season ends early and the Yuma season just starting to begin, many produce items are experiencing extreme shortages. Learn more in this week's The Source.
  • The Source - November 19, 2015
    Mexico is ramping up Blackberry production volume weekly!Chilean blueberry crops should begin to ramp up in production over the next several weeks and we should see more shipments to the US.
  • The Outlook - November 18, 2015
    As we continue to transition to the Southwestern Desert regions, Mother Nature looks to continue to wreak havoc for growers.
  • The Source - November 16, 2015
    The recent spate of rains have adversely affect the last of the green grapes being harvested. The domestic harvest is nearly finished for the season.
  • The Outlook - November 12, 2015
    The recent cold trough that brought much needed rain to Central California will bring cooler temperatures and strong, gusty winds to Southern California and the Southwestern Desert regions this week.
  • The Source - November 12, 2015
    Demand exceeds supply in all growing regions for strawberries. Availability has decreased drastically and will continue to decline throughout the month of November. This current supply gap is projected to last for 3-5 weeks. CA Green Grape season coming to an end quickly. Possibly out by Thanksgiving.
  • The Source - November 9, 2015
    An industry-wide shortage continues as minimal volume of blueberries is arriving to the US from Uruguay, Argentina, Peru and Mexico. Demand exceeds supply in all California growing regions for strawberries. Availability has decreased drastically and will continue to decline throughout the month of November.
  • The Source - November 5, 2015
    The first major storm system of the season is currently moving through Central California will bring substantial precipitation to the region today. The southeast is bracing for another round of precipitation as a fairly wet system makes its way across the eastern third of the country early this week.
  • The Source - November 2, 2015
    Demand exceeds supply for strawberries and remain extremely limited in all growing regions. Rain in California today and in Mexico over the weekend have caused volume to decline even further.
  • The Outlook - November 2, 2015
    The first winter type storm system of the season is currently moving into Central California with substantial rainfall as it slides to the south and east today.