​Fresh From the Fields

​Food Service Update

THE FRESH SCOOP

 

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

FRESH VEGETABLES

Artichokes

Green: Good supply, CA

Asparagus

Green: Good supplies

White: Good supplies, Peru


Baby Vegetables
Artichokes (Green): Good availability, CA

Beets (Gold/Red): Good supplies

Broccoli (Broccolini): Good supplies year-round, CA
Brussels Sprouts (Green/Purple): Good supplies, CA

Carrots (Assorted): Good supplies, CA

Squash: Very limited availability, MX

Beans

Dragon:  Good supplies, MX

Fava: Good supplies, MX
French: Available, MX

Garbanzo: Good availability, MX

Purple Wax: Gapping

Romano: Available now, MX

Yellow Wax: Gapping


Brussels Sprouts
Purple: Good supplies, MX

Cauliflower (Colored): Good supplies, CA

Celery Root: In transition for a few weeks

Cucumbers
Baby/Mini: Good availability, MX

Hot House: Good supplies, USA

Pickling: Good availability, MX

 

Endive (Belgian)

Red: Good year-round availability, Netherlands

Fiddleheads: New crop, OR

Garlic : Available, CA

Black: Available now

Spring: New crop, CA

 

Horseradish Root: Good supplies, OR


Kale Sprouts: Good supplies, USA

Leeks (Belgian Style): Good supplies, USA

Melons
Kiwano: Good supplies, NZ


Mushrooms

Hedgehogs: Available now

Shiitake: Available, USA
Wild Chef's Mix: Available now, USA

Okra: Good supplies, Honduras

Onions

Chipolline: Good availability, USA

Maui: New crop, HI

Mexican Green: Good supplies, MX

Peas

English: Good availability, MX
Sno (Green): Moderate supplies, MX

Sugar Snaps: Moderate supplies, MX

Peppers

Cherry Bell: Available, MX

Shishito (Green): Minor availability from any and all suppliers. Cost rising daily

Veggie Sweets: Good supplies available


Potatoes
Dutch Yellow® (Pee Wee): Great supplies, ID

Garnet Yams: Good availability

Gemstone®: Good supply year-round, ID
Medley (Pee Wee): Good supplies, ID

Purple: Available, WA

Purple (Creamers): Good supplies, WA
Ruby Gold® (Pee Wee): Good supplies, USA

Radicchio:

di Verona: Limited supplies, CA

Treviso: Limited availability, CA

Radish

Black: Good supplies, CA

Easter Egg: Good availability, CA

Purple Ninja: Good availability, CA
Watermelon Radish: Good supplies, MX


Rhubarb

Field: New crop, WA

Shallots (French Echalion/Banana): Short supplies, Europe/USA

Squash

Acorn: Available, USA

Butternut: Available, USA

Eight Ball: Available, MX

Gold Bar: Available, Spain

Zucchini: Good availability, CA

Sunflower Chokes: Good supplies, CA

 

Tomatoes

Baby Heirloom: Good availability, MX

Chef Mix: Good available, Canada

Heirloom: Good supplies, MX

Red (On the vine): Good availability!

Truffles

Black Summer: Available now to September, Italy

Turmeric: Available year-round

Water Chestnuts (Fresh): Available, China

FRESH FRUIT

Apple Pears (Asian): Good availability, Chile

Apples

Ambrosia: Available, Canada

Baby: Available

Fuji: Good availability, CA

Gala: Available, CA/WA

Granny Smith: Good availability, WA/CA

Honeycrisp: Available, WA

Berries

Blueberries: Good supplies, CA

Raspberries: Good supplies, CA

Strawberries: Good supplies, CA

Cherimoya: Season winding down . .

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available supplies

Young: Fair availability, Thailand

Year-round supplies, several varieties - ask sales rep for details

Dragon Fruit

Red: Limited availability, Ecuador/Vietnam

White: Limited availability, Ecuador

Yellow: Limited supplies, Ecuador

Feijoa:  Good supply, NZ

Figs

Black Mission: Available, MX

Goldenberries (Cape Gooseberries): Good year-round supplies, Colombia


Guavas: Limited supplies, MX for about 3 - 4 weeks

Jackfruit: Good availability, MX

 

Kumquats: Good availability, CA


Lemons
Meyer:  Moderate supplies, NZ

Pink: Available, CA

Seedless: Good availability, CA

 

Limes

Key: Good availability, MX

Sweet: Moderate supplies available, CA

Lychee: MX due to start May 10th

Mangoes

Ataulfo: Available now

Tree Ripened (Haden/Kent): Good availability, MX


Melons

Cantaloupe: Limited, CA

Charentais: Available, Dominican Republic

Gaya: New crop, MX

Honeydew: Available

Kiwano: New crop, NZ

Pepino: Good supplies, Ecuador

Oranges

Blood: Good availability, CA through May

Cara Cara: Good availability, CA

Navel: Good  availability, CA

Navel (Heirloom): Good supply, CA

Papayas
Strawberry: Good supplies, Brazil
Tai Nung: Good supplies, MX

Passion Fruit: Fair availability, NZ

Pears

Bartlett: Good availability, USA
Bosc: Good supplies, CA

D'Anjou: Good availability, USA
Forelle: Good supplies, Chile

Persimmons (Fuyu): Available, Chile

Pineapples

Pinkglow™: Good availability, Costa Rico

Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies, Chile

Red: Available, Chile/Peru

Quince: Season winding down, Chile

Rambutan: Limited, Vietnam

Starfruit: Coming Soon - New crop, FL in July

Tangerines

Ojai Pixie: Good availability - Ojai, CA through May

Uniq Fruit (Ugli®): Good availability, Jamaica

Watermelons

Red: Available, MX

Red (Mini): Available, MX

*Used with permission

 

 

ASIAN
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

 

Beans

Fava: Moderate availability, MX/CA through September

Green: Fair availability, MX

Bitter Melon
Chinese: Moderate supplies, MX
Indian: Very limited availability, MX

Bok Choy : Moderate availability, CA
Baby: Limited supplies, CA
Petite: Moderate availability, CA

Shanghai: Moderate availability, CA

Shanghai Leaves: Moderate supply, CA

Shanghai (Petite): Moderate supplies, CA

 

Broccoli

Baby (Broccolini): Good availability, CA

Cabbage
Napa (Green): Available, CA

 

Celery Cabbage: Moderate supplies

Cherimoya: Good supplies, Chile/CA

Chinese Celery (Khan Choy): Moderate availability

Chinese Okra (Sing Qua): Moderate supply, MX

Choy Sum: Moderate supplies
Petite: Moderate supplies, CA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Good supplies, Thailand

Young: Moderate availability, Thailand

Year-round supplies, several varieties - ask sales rep for details

Cucumbers

Japanese: Limited supplies, CA

Persian (Baby): Good supplies, MX

Dragon Fruit

Red: Limited availability, Vietnam/Ecuador

White: Limited, Ecuador/Vietnam

Yellow: Limited supplies, Ecuador

 

Eggplants
Chinese: Good supplies, MX

Graffiti (Mini): Available, Netherlands until October
Indian: Good availability, MX
Italian: Moderate availability, MX
Japanese: Season ending from MX. CA does not usually start season until the end June, sometimes mid-May. CA has lesser production and availability than MX.
Thai: Moderate availability, MX

White: New crop available through November, Netherlands

Gai Choy (Chinese Mustard): Moderate supplies, CA


Gai Lan: Moderate availability , CA

Galanga: Moderate availability, HI

Ginger Root

Year-round supplies, sourced globally - ask sales rep for details
Young: Good supplies, CA

Gobo Root (aka Burdock Root): Taiwan product

Jackfruit: Good supplies, MX

 

Komatsuna (Japanese Spinach): Limited, CA with mostly year-round availability. Very perishable.

Lemon Grass: Moderate availability, CA

Lo Bok: Moderate availability, CA/MX

Long Beans (Chinese): Good supplies, MX next 3 weeks.  CA season from Fresno will not start for another 6 weeks.

Lotus Root (aka Lilly Root): Fresh and Packaged is available, China


Mangoes
Green: Limited

Melons

Korean: Moderate new crop, MX
Winter: Available, MX

Nira Grass (Green): Very limited supplies, CA

Papaya
Green: Moderate availability, MX
Tai Nung: Available supplies, MX

Pea Shoot Tendrils: Limited supplies, MX

Peas

English: Good availability, MX
Sno (Green): New crop, CA
Sugar Snaps:New crop, CA

Peppers

Korean: Moderate supply, MX

Long Hots: Limited availability, Holland

Shishito (Green): Minor availability from any and all suppliers. Cost rising daily.
Thai (Green): Limited supplies, MX


Potatoes
Japanese Sweets: Available, USA
Okinawa Sweets: Moderate supplies, HI

Radish
Daikon: Moderate availability, CA

Sea Beans

Salcornia: Available supplies, MX

Shiso Leaves (Ooba): Available supplies

Squash:
Moqua (Fuzzy Squash):  Moderate supplies, MX

Opo: Moderate availability, MX

Tung Ho: Very limited supplies, CA

Turmeric Root: Moderate supplies, Fiji

Water Chestnuts: Sporadic availability, China

Yamo Imo: Fair to good supplies, Japan

Yu Choy: Moderate availability, CA

Yu Choy Sum: Moderate supplies, CA

 

 

LATIN

Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

Bananas
Burro: Available year-round
Manzano: Available year-round

Cactus Leaves (Cleaned): Good supplies, MX

Cactus Pears: Available,  MX

Canela: Good supplies, Sri Lanka

Cilantro: Good supplies, CA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Good supplies, Thailand

Young: Good availability, Thailand

Year-round supplies, several varieties - ask sales rep for details


Corn Husks: Not the same ol', same ol'.  These are the perfect size and extremely clean

Dragon Fruit

Red: Limited supplies, Ecuador/Vietnam

White: Limited, Ecuador

Yellow: Limited supplies, Ecuador

Feijoas: New crop, MX

 

Guavas: Limited supplies, MX

Hoja Santa Leaves: Available

 

Jackfruit: Moderate availability, MX

Jicama: Good supplies, MX

Limes
Key:  Good supplies
Sweet: Available, CA

Mangoes

Ataulfo: Available

Tree Ripened (Kent/Haden): New crop, MX

 

Melons
Pepino: Good year-round supply, Ecuador

 

Name Root: Limited

Papayas
Caribbean Red: Good supplies!
Maradol: Limited supplies, MX

Strawberry: Moderate availability, Brazil
Tai Nung: Good supplies, MX

 

Passion Fruit:  Available, NZ

Peppers

Anaheim: Good supplies, MX

Banana Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Bhut Jolokia (Ghost): Moderate supplies

Carolina Reaper: Moderate supplies

Habanero: Good supplies, MX

Hungarian Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Jalapenos: Moderate availability, MX

Pasilla/Poblano: Good supplies, MX

Red Fresno: Moderate availability, MX

Scorpion: Moderate supplies

Serrano: Good supplies, MX

Super Hot Mix: Moderate supplies

Yellow: Good supplies, MX

Quince: Season winding down . . Chile

Squash
Chayote: Good supplies, MX
Tatuma: Good supplies, MX

Sugar Cane: Available year-round from MX

 

Swizzle Stix: Available now for fruit kabobs or drinks!

Tamarindo: Available year-round from Thailand


Tomatillos: Moderate supplies, MX

Milpero: Good supplies, MX

 

 
 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC VEGETABLES

Artichokes: Good supplies, USA

 

Avocado

Haas: Fair availability, CA

Beans (Green): Limited supplies, MX

Beets
Gold: Good supplies, MX
Red: Good supplies, MX

Bok Choy: Good supplies, CA
Baby: Moderate supplies, CA

Broccoli: Good supplies, CA

 

Brussels Sprouts

Green: Good supplies, MX

Cabbage
Green: Good supplies, CA
Napa: Limited availability, CA
Red: Good supplies, CA

Carrots
Baby Peeled: Excellent supplies, CA
Bunch: Good supplies, CA
Cello: Good supplies, CA
Table: Good supplies, CA

Cauliflower: Moderate supplies, CA

Celery

Hearts: Good availability, USA

Stalks: Good availability, USA


Chard
Green: Good supplies, CA
Rainbow: Good supplies, USA
Red: Good supplies, CA

Cilantro: Good supplies, CA

Cucumbers: Good availability, MX

Baby Persian: Good supplies, MX

Garlic: Good availability, CA


Ginger Root: Good supplies, Peru

Greens
Collard: Moderate supplies, USA
Mustard: Moderate supplies, CA

Kale: Good supplies, CA
Lacinato: Good supplies, USA
Red: Good supplies, USA

Leeks: Good supplies, CA

Lettuce
Butter (Green/Red): Good supplies, USA
Green Leaf: Good supplies, USA
Iceberg: Good availability, USA
Red Leaf: Good supplies, USA
Romaine: Good supplies, USA
Romaine Hearts: Fair supplies, USA

Onions
Red: Available, CA
White: Available, CA
Yellow: Available, CA (Great supply)

Parsley
Curly: Good supplies, CA
Italian: Good supplies, CA

Peas
Sno: Gapping
Snap: New crop, CA just starting

Peppers
Bell (Green): Moderate supplies, MX/CA
Bell (Orange): Limited supplies, MX. 
Bell (Red):  Limited supplies, MX.
Bell (Yellow): Limited to fair supplies, MX

Jalapeno: Available now through May, MX

Shishito: Great supplies thru March

Potatoes

Charleston Yam: Available
Garnet Yam: Good availability, CA

Japanese Murasaki: Gapping
Jewel Beauregard: Good supplies, CA
Red: Limited supplies out of WA/ID. Coming Soon - New crop, CA mid-May
Russet:
Available, WA/CO/ID
Sweet: Gapping
Yellow: Limited, ID/WA.  Coming Soon - New crop, CA mid-May

Radish
Bunch: Good supplies, CA
Daikon: Moderate supplies, USA

 

Shallots

Good year-round availability, Holland


Squash
Acorn (Green): Available, MX
Butternut: Available, MX
Crookneck: Fair supplies, MX

Kabocha: Available, MX
Spaghetti: Available, MX
Zucchini: Fair supplies, MX

Tomatoes

Beef Steak: Moderate availability, MX

Cherry: Good supplies, MX

Darkloom: Gapping - New crop starts in June

Grape: Good supplies, MX

Heirloom (Baby): Moderate availability, MX

TOV: Good supplies, MX


 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC FRUIT

Apricots: New crop, CA

Apples

Ambrosia: Season winding down, Canada/CA

Fuji: Available, WA - Import due mid-May

Gala: Coming Soon - Import due mid-May

Berries
Blackberries: Moderate supplies

Blueberries: Moderate supplies
Raspberries: Moderate supplies
Strawberries: Moderate supplies

 

Coconuts

EZ Open: Good supplies!

Young: Moderate availability, Thailand

Year-round supplies, several varieties - ask sales rep for details

 

Dragon Fruit

Yellow: Available, Ecuador.  Coming Soon -  MX in June


Grapefruit: Available, CA

Grapes

Black (Seedless):Coming Soon - MX in June

Green (Seedless): Coming Soon, - MX in June

Red (Seedless): Coming Soon - MX in June

Kiwi: Winding down, CA.  Coming Soon - Chile in June


Lemons: Limited supplies, CA


Limes: Fair availability, MX

Mandarins

Tango: Available, CA


Mangoes

Ataulfo (Honey): Good supply out of MX

Tommy Atkins: Limited, MX for 2 - 3 weeks

Melons

Cantaloupe: New crop, MX

Honeydew: New crop, MX
 

Oranges

Navel: Moderate supply, CA into May

Valencia: Product of MX.  Coming Soon -  CA in May

Peaches (Yellow): New crop, CA


Pears

Abate Fetel: Available, Argentina

Bartlett: Available, Argentina

Bartlett (Red): Available, Argentina

Bosc: Available, Argentina

Pineapples

Moderate supplies, Costa Rica/MX

Tangerines

Gold Nugget™: Winding down , CA

Ojai Pixie: Good supply, CA

Watermelons

Mini Seedless: Limited to moderate supply, MX

*Used with permission