​Food Service Update

THE FRESH SCOOP

 

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

FRESH VEGETABLES

Artichokes

Green: Good supply, CA

Baby Vegetables

Beets (Gold/Red): Good supplies

Broccoli (Broccolini): Moderate supplies, CA
Brussels Sprouts (Green/Purple): Good supplies, CA

Carrots (Assorted): Good supplies, CA

Carrots (Thumbelina): Good availability, CA

Cauliflower (Caulilini): Good supply, USA

Leeks: Good availability, CA

Squash: Good availability, MX

Beans

Fava: Good availability, MX
French: Available, MX

Green: Good supplies!

Purple Wax: Available, USA

Yellow Wax: Gapping

Beets

Red: Good supplies

Striped: Good availability

 

Cardoni: Good supplies, USA

Cauliflower (Colored):  Good supplies, CA

Celery Root: Good availability, Holland/MX

Chard: Good availability

Cucumbers
Baby/Mini: Good availability, MX

Hot House: Good supplies, USA

Pickling: Good availability, MX

 

Endive (Belgian)

Red: Good year-round availability, Netherlands

Garlic:  Available, CA

Black: Available, CA

Peeled:  Good supplies!

Scapes: New crop, MX.  Only available for 3 weeks

Greens

Collard: Good supplies, CA

Dandelion: Available now, CA

Mustard: Good supplies, CA

Scapes: Good supply, only available for 3 weeks

Hearts of Palm: Good availability (jarred & fresh), Costa Rica

 

Horseradish Root: Good supplies, USA


Kale Sprouts: Good supplies, USA

 

Kohlrabi: Good availability, MX

Topless: Good supply, MX

Leeks (Belgian Style): Good supplies, USA


Mushrooms

Chef's Mix: Good availability, USA

Hon Shimeji (Brown/White): Available now, USA

King Oyster: Available, USA

Maitake: Available, USA

Morel: Available, USA

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

Wood Ear: Good availability, USA

Okra: Limited supplies, Honduras/Nicaragua through May

 

Olives (Green):  Available

Onions

Chipolline: Good availability, USA

Mexican Green: Good supplies, MX

Peas

English: Available now, MX

Sno (Green): Available, MX

Sugar Snaps: Available, MX

Peppers

Bell (Enjoya aka Aloha): Available now, MX

Banana Wax: Available, CA

Hungarian Wax: Moderate supplies, CA

Long Hot (Red): Available, Holland

Shishito (Green): Moderate supplies, MX

Veggie Sweets: Good supply, MX


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

Dutch Red® (Baby): Good supplies, ID

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

Purple (Creamers): Available

Yukon: Good supplies, WA


Radicchio:

di Verona: Moderate supplies, CA

Treviso: Moderate availability, CA

Radish

Black: Good supplies, CA

Easter Egg: Good availability, CA

Daikon: Available, MX

French Breakfast: Good supplies, CA

Icicle: Good availability, CA

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

Ramps: Available, USA

Rapini: Good year-round supplies, USA

Rhubarb

Field: Available now, WA

Romanesco: Good supplies, USA

Shallots

French Echalion/Banana: Moderate availability, France

Shallots: New crop

Squash

Acorn: Currently in transition from Mexico to California.

Butternut: Currently in transition from Mexico to California.

Eight Ball: Available, MX

Kabocha: Available, MX

Spaghetti: Good supplies, MX

Zucchini: Good availability, CA

Squash Blossoms: Available now, CA

 

Tomatoes

Baby Heirloom: Good availability, MX

Chef Mix: Good availability Canada

Campari TOV: Moderate availability, TX

Green: Good supplies, CA

Heirloom: Good supplies, MX

Kumato: Available, CA

Marzano: Good availability, TX/MX

Red (On the vine): Good availability!

Truffles

Black Summer: Available, Italy

Turmeric: Available year-round

Water Chestnuts (Fresh): Available, China

Watercress: Good availability, USA

Yams

Garnet: Available, CA

Jersey: Good availability, CA

Murasaki: Available, CA

Purple Sweet: Available, CA

FRESH FRUIT

Apple Pears (Asian): Good availability, Chile

 

Apples

Ambrosia: Available, Canada

*Envy™: Available, NZ

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 (Harry's Berries): Good supply, CA

through June

Cherimoya: We are now past peak production out of California.  Volume will really start to drop off.  Fruit out of Chile is due to start around June 15th or earlier.

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available supplies, Thailand

Young: Limited availability, Thailand

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

Dragon Fruit

Red: Good availability, Vietnam

White: Good supply, Ecuador

Yellow: Cloudy weather has not let the fruit color up.  The fruit is still very green, Ecuador

Feijoas: Good supplies, NZ  thru June

 

Figs

Black Mission: Good availability, Chile through May

Brown Turkey: New crop, MX

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

Guavas: Supplies will be limited for the next 2 - 3 weeks out of Mexico.  Currently in transition

Jackfruit: Good supplies, MX

Kiwi: Available now, NZ

Kumquats: Good availability, CA through May


Lemons

Pink: Good availability, CA

Seedless: Good supplies, CA

 

Limes

Key: Moderate availability, MX

Sweet: Good availability, CA

Mangoes

Tree-Ripened (Haden): Available, MX

Mangosteen: Good supply, MX


Melons

Asaki: New crop, MX

Canary: New crop, CA

Charentais: Good availability, Dominican Republic

Crenshaw: New crop, CA

Galia: New crop, CA

Gaya: Available, MX

Hami: New crop, CA

Kiwano: Good supplies, NZ

Pepino: Good supplies, Ecuador

Nuts

Almonds (Fresh Green): Available, CA

Walnuts (Red): Good year-round supply, CA

Oranges

Blood: Good supplies, CA

Cara Cara: Available, CA

Navel (Heirloom): Good supply, CA

Papayas

Caribbean (Red): Available now
Strawberry: Good supplies, Brazil
Tai Nung: Good supplies, MX

Passion Fruit: Limited out of New Zealand.  Florida has started in very small quantities but is expected to get better in June.  California due to start in August.

Peaches

White: New crop, CA

Yellow: New crop, CA

Pears

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

D'Anjou: Good availability, USA

D'Anjou (Red): Available, USA

Persimmons (Fuyu): New crop, Chile

Pineapples

Baby: Fair availability, South Africa

*Pinkglow®: Good availability, Costa Rico

Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies, Peru

Red: Available, Chile

Quince: Good availability, Chile

Rambutan: Guatemala is starting this week with moderate supplies.  Volume will improve as season progresses.

Tangerines

Clementine: Available, CA

Gold Nugget: Available, CA

Pixie: Season winding down, Ojai, CA

Watermelon

Midnight: New crop, CA

Red (Seedless): Available, MX

Red (Mini): Good availability, MX

Sunshine: New crop, CA

*Used with permission


 

 

ASIAN
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

 

Beans

Fava: Moderate supply, MX

Green: Fair availability, MX

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

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

Shanghai: Limited availability, CA

Shanghai Leaves: Moderate supply, MX

Shanghai (Petite): Limited supplies, CA

 

Broccoli

Baby (Broccolini): Availability fair to good


Cabbage
Napa (Green): Limited availability, MX

 

Celery Cabbage: Moderate supplies

Cherimoya: Getting limited out of California.  Chile due to start mid-June. 

Chinese Celery (Khan Choy): Moderate availability

Chinese Okra (Sing Qua): Moderate availability


Choy Sum: Very limited, CA
Petite: Limited

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available supplies, Thailand

Young: Good 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: Good availability, Vietnam

White: Good supply, Ecuador

Yellow: Cloudy weather has not let the fruit color up.  The fruit is still very green, Ecuador

Eggplants
Chinese: Moderate availability, MX

Graffiti: Available, Netherlands

Graffiti (Mini): Available, Netherlands
Indian: Moderate availability, MX
Italian: Moderate availability, MX
Japanese: Sporadic availability, MX
Thai: Moderate availability, MX

Gai Choy (Chinese Mustard): Moderate supplies, CA


Gai Lan: Moderate availability, MX

Galanga: Moderate availability, HI

Ginger Root

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

Gobo Root (Burdock):  Moderate availability. Shipments that have arrived are stuck at port

Jackfruit: Good supply, MX

Kohlrabi (Green):  Moderate availability, CA

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): Limited


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

Mangoes
Green: Limited

Melons

Kiwano: New crop, NZ

Korean: Good supply , MX

Winter: Good availability, MX

Nira Grass

Green: Very limited supplies, CA

Yellow: Available through new vendor

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

Pea Shoot Tendrils: Good supplies, MX

Peas

English: Available, MX
Sno (Green): Available, MX
Sugar Snaps: Available, MX


Peppers

Long Hots: Limited availability, Holland

Shishito (Green): Moderate supplies
Thai (Green/Red): Limited availability, 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

Acorn (Green): Available, MX

Butternut: Available, MX

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

Opo: Moderate availability, MX

Turmeric Root: Moderate supplies, Fiji

Water Chestnuts: Sporadic availability, China

Yamo Imo: Very expensive, Japan

Yu Choy: Moderate availability, CA

Yu Choy Sum: Limited supplies, CA

*Used with permission

LATIN

Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

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

Cactus Leaves (Cleaned): Good supplies, MX

 

Canela: Good supplies, Sri Lanka

Cilantro: Moderate supplies, CA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available supplies, Thailand

Young: Limited 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: Good availability, Vietnam

White: Good supply, Ecuador

Yellow: Cloudy weather has not let the fruit color up.  The fruit is still very green, Ecuador

Feijoas: Good supplies, NZ thru June

 

Guavas: Supplies will be limited for the next 2-3 weeks out of Mexico.  Currently in transition

Hoja Santa Leaves: Available

 

Jackfruit: Good supply, MX


Jicama: Good supplies, MX

Limes
Key:  Good supplies

Sweet: Good availability

Mangoes

Tree-Ripened (Haden): Good availability, MX

Mangosteen: Available, MX

Melons
Pepino: Good year-round supply, Ecuador

 

Name Root: Limited

 

Onions (Mexican Green): Good availability, MX


Papayas
Caribbean Red: Good supplies!

Hawaiian: Good availability, HI
Maradol: Limited supplies, MX

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

Passion Fruit: Florida just getting started with limited quantities.  New Zealand is limited. 


Peppers

Anaheim: Good supplies, MX

Banana Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Bhut Jolokia (Ghost): Limited

Habanero: Good supplies, MX

Hungarian Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Jalapenos: Moderate availability, MX

Manzano: Moderate supplies, MX

Pasilla/Poblano: Good supplies, MX

Red Fresno: Moderate availability, MX

Serrano: Good supplies, MX

Yellow: Good supplies, MX

Pineapples

Baby: Available, South Africa

Pinkglow®: Available now, Costa Rica

Plantains: Good availability, Ecuador

Squash
Chayote: New crop, 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: Moderate supplies, CA

Avocado

Haas: Available, CA/MX

Beans

Green: Limited supplies, MX

Beets
Gold: Moderate supplies, CA
Red: Good supplies, CA

Bok Choy: New crop, CA
Baby: New crop, CA

Broccoli: Good supplies, CA

 

Brussels Sprouts

Green: Good supplies, MX

Purple: New crop, CA

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

Carrots
Baby Peeled: moderate supplies, CA
Bunch: Moderate supplies, CA
Cello: Moderate supplies, CA
Table: Moderate supplies, CA

Cauliflower: Moderate supplies, CA

Celery

Hearts: Fair availability, USA

Stalks: Fair availability, USA


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

Cilantro: Moderate supplies, CA

Cucumbers: Moderate supply, MX

Baby Persian: Good supplies, MX


Garlic: Moderate availability, Argentina


Ginger Root: Fair supplies, Peru

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

Kale

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

Leeks: Moderate supplies, CA

Lettuce
Butter (Green/Red): Moderate supplies, USA
Green Leaf: Moderate supplies, USA
Iceberg: Excellent supplies, USA
Red Leaf: Very limited supplies, USA
Romaine: Limited supplies, USA
Romaine Hearts: New crop, CA

Onions

Pearl (Assorted): Good supply, USA
Red: Available, CA/MX

Sweet: Available, CA
White: Available, MX
Yellow: Available, CA/MX


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

Peas
Sno: Available, CA
Snap: New crop, MX

Peppers

Bell (Green): Extremely limited availability, MX
Bell (Orange): Moderate supplies, MX. 
Bell (Red): Moderate supplies, MX
Bell (Yellow): Moderate supplies, MX

Jalapenos: Good supplies, MX

Veggie Sweet: Good availability, MX


Potatoes

Charleston Yam: Good supplies, CA

Fingerling Medley: New crop, WA
Garnet Yam: Good supplies, CA

Garnet (Baby): Good availability, CA

Japanese Murasaki: Available, CA
Jewel Beauregard: Available, CA
Red: New crop, CA
Russet:
New crop, CA
Sweet: Available, CA
Yellow: New crop, CA

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

Rhubarb (Hot House): Moderate supplies, WA

Shallots: Good volume, WA


Squash
Acorn (Green): Limited, MX
Butternut: Limited / Gapping out of MX.  Coming Soon - New crop

next week.
Crookneck: Moderate availability, MX

Spaghetti: Available, MX
Zucchini: Good supplies, MX

Tomatoes

Beef Steak: Moderate availability, MX

Cherry: Good out of MX

Darkloom: Available, MX

Grape: Good supplies, MX

Heirloom (Baby): Good availability, MX

TOV: Good supplies, MX

Turmeric: Good supply with excellent quality, Peru


 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC FRUIT

Berries

Blackberries: Moderate availability, CA

Blueberries: Moderate supplies
Raspberries: Moderate supplies, CA
Strawberries (Harry's Berries): Moderate supplies, CA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Gapping

Young: Available, Thailand

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

Dragon Fruit

Yellow: Limited supplies, Ecuador

Figs (Black Mission): Available

Grapefruit:  Good supplies, CA

Kiwi: Good supply, CA


Lemons:  Good supply, CA

Limes: Moderate availability, MX

Mango: Available, MX

Ataulfo: Available, MX

Melons

Cantaloupe: Available, MX

Honeydew:  Available, MX

Oranges (Valencia):  Available, CA

Papaya

Hawaiian: Available, HI

Tai Nung: Available, MX

Pears

Abate Fetel: Available, Argentina

Autumn Bartlett: Available, Argentina

Pineapples

Moderate supplies, Costa Rica/MX

Watermelon (Mini Seedless): Available, MX

*Used with permission