​Food Service Update

THE FRESH SCOOP

 

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

FRESH VEGETABLES

Artichokes

Green: Good supply, CA

Asparagus

Purple: Good availability, MX

White: Good supply, Peru until next March

Baby Vegetables

Artichokes (Green): Good availability, CA

Beets (Gold/Red): Good supplies, CA

Broccoli (Broccolini): Good 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
French: Available, MX

Green: Available

Purple Wax: Available, USA

Romano: New crop, MX

Yellow Wax: Available

Cauliflower

Colored: Good supplies

Chinese: Available now, MX

Celery Root: Good availability, Holland/MX

Chard (Bright Lights™): Good availability, CA

Crown Dill: Good availability, CA through end of August

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

Elephant: Good availability, CA

Peeled:  Good supplies!

Greens

Collard: Good supplies, CA

Dandelion: Available now, CA

Mustard: Good supplies, CA

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

 

Horseradish Root: Good supplies, USA


Kale

Lacinato: Good supplies, USA

Red: Good supply USA

Sprouts: Good availability, MX

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

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

Wood Ear: Good availability, USA

Okra: Good availability, CA

Onions

Chipolline: Good availability, USA

Maui: Available, HI

Mexican Green: Good supplies, MX

Peas

Sno (Green): Available, MX

Sugar Snaps: Available, MX

Peppers

Bell (Enjoya aka Aloha): Available now, MX

Banana Wax: Available, CA

HATCH: New crop, NM

Hungarian Wax: Moderate supplies, CA

Long Hot (Red): Available, Holland

Long Sweet (Red/Orange/Yellow): Available now, MX

Shishito (Green): Good availability, CA/MX

Veggie Sweets: Limited 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 - Will be switching to California soon.


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

Rapini: Good year-round supplies, USA

Rhubarb

Field: Good availability, WA

Spinach Savoy:  Available

Romanesco: Good supplies, USA

Squash

Acorn: Good supplies, CA

Banana: Limited supplies.  Should improve in the next couple of weeks, CA

Butternut: Good supplies, CA

Kabocha: Limited supplies.  Should improve in the next couple of weeks, CA

Spaghetti: Good supplies, CA

Zucchini: Good availability, CA

Squash Blossoms: Available now, CA

Sunflower Chokes: New crop, limited supplies, better volume expected late September, USA

 

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, USA/MX

Red (On the vine): Good availability!

Truffles

Black Summer: Available, Italy

Black Winter: Available, Australia

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

Apples

Ambrosia: Available, Canada

*Envy™: Available, NZ

Fuji: Good availability, CA

Gala: Available, CA/WA

Granny Smith: Good availability, WA/CA

Honeycrisp: Available, WA

Asian Pears: Good availability, Chile

 

Berries

Blackberries: Good availability, USA

Blueberries: Very limited, USA

Pineberries (White Strawberries): Good availability, USA

Raspberries: Good supplies, CA

Cactus Pears: Good available, MX

Cherimoya: Limited new crop, Chile

Cherries (Bing): Good availability, WA/OR

Coconuts

EZ Open: Sporadic shipments...limited availability due to Summer heat in Thailand , shipments still being held up at port.

Young: Good availability, Thailand

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

Dragon Fruit

Red: Good volume, Nicaragua/Vietnam

White: Good availability, Ecuador

Yellow: Good supplies, Ecuador

 

Figs

Black Mission: New crop, CA

Heirloom: New crop, CA

Tiger: New crop, CA

Goldenberries (Cape Gooseberries): Good year-round

supplies, Colombia

Grapes

Champagne: Available, CA

*Cotton Candy®: Available, CA

*Gum Drops®: New crop, CA

*Jelly Drops®: Available, CA

*Muscato™ (Black/Green/Red): Good supplies, CA

Guavas: Good supply, MX

Jackfruit: Good supplies, MX

Kiwi: Available now, NZ

Gold: Available, NZ

Kumquats: New crop, Chile


Lemons

Meyer: Good availability, NZ

Pink: Good availability, CA

Seedless: Good supplies, CA

Limes

Finger Limes: Good supply, CA

Key: Moderate availability, MX

Sweet: Available, CA

Lychee: Fruit out of Mexico is becoming very short.  Season will be ending soon.  Good supply out of China but will be ending soon. Good supplies, Vietnam

Mangoes

Sapūrana: Available, MX

Valencia Pride: New crop, CA

Mangosteen: Good supply, MX thru October


Melons

Canary: Good supply, USA

Crenshaw: Limited supply, USA

Galia: Good supply, USA

Gaya: Available now

Hami: Good availability, USA

Honeydew: Good availability,  USA

Kiwano: New crop, CA

Pepino: Good supplies, Ecuador

Santa Claus: Good availability, USA

*Solara™(Mini): Limited, MX

Waterloupe: Limited, MX

Nectarines

White: Available, CA

Yellow: Available, CA

Oranges

Blood: Good supplies, CA

Navel: Good availability, Chile

Navel (Heirloom): Good supply, CA

Papayas

Caribbean (Red): Available now

Hawaiian: Available, HI
Strawberry: Good supplies, Brazil
Tai Nung: Good supplies, MX

Passion Fruit: California is getting started in small quantities.

 

Peaches

White: Available, CA

Yellow: Available, CA

Pears

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

D'Anjou: Good availability, USA

D'Anjou (Red): Available, USA

Forelle: New crop, Chile

Pineapples

Baby: Fair availability, South Africa

*Pinkglow®: Good availability, Costa Rico

Plums

Black/Red: Available, CA

Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies, Peru

Red: Season just starting, limited, CA

Rambutan: Limited supplies out of Guatemala due to the fruit not coloring up.  Using Mexico to cover as needed.

Starfruit: New crop, FL

 

Tamarillos (Red): Good supplies, NZ

Tangerines

Clementine: Available, CA

Watermelon

Orange: Good availability

Red (Mini): Good availability, MX

Red (Seedless): Available, MX

Sunshine: Available, CA

Yellow: Good supplies, CA

*Used with permission


 

 

ASIAN
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

 

Beans

Green: Fair availability, MX

Bitter Melon
Chinese: Moderate supply, CA
Indian: Moderate availability, MX

White: Day to day, MX


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

Shanghai: Limited availability, CA

Shanghai Leaves: Moderate supply, CA

Shanghai (Petite): Limited supplies, CA

 

Broccoli

Baby (Broccolini): Fair to good availability


Cabbage
Napa (Green): Moderate availability, CA

Cauliflower (Chinese): New item, MX

 

Celery Cabbage: Moderate supplies

Cherimoya:
Gapping until August 8th


Chinese Celery (Khan Choy): Moderate availability

Chinese Okra (Sing Qua): Limited availability


Choy Sum: Very limited, CA
Petite: Limited, CA

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: Red: Good volume, Nicaragua/Vietnam

White: Good availability, Ecuador

Yellow: Good supplies, Ecuador

Eggplants
Chinese: Moderate availability, CA

Graffiti: Available, Netherlands

Graffiti (Mini): Available, Netherlands
Indian: Moderate availability, CA
Italian: Moderate availability, CA
Japanese: CA beginning with availability.
Thai: Moderate availability, CA

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 (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

Long Beans (Chinese): MX will be slowing down on availability soon, we then go to Fresno who has far less production than MX.


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

Lychee: Fruit out of Mexico is becoming very short.  Season will be ending soon.  Good supplies out of China but will be ending soon.

Good supplies, Vietnam

 

Mangoes
Green: Limited

Melons

Kiwano: Gapping

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: Limited supplies, MX

Peas
Sno (Green): Available, CA
Sugar Snaps: Available, CA


Peppers

Korean: Sporadic findings, MX origin

Long Hots: Good availability, Holland

Shishito (Green): Good supplies, MX/CA
Thai (Green/Red): Limited availability, MX


Potatoes
Sweets (Japanese Murasaki): Available, USA
Sweets (Okinawa): Moderate supplies, USA

Radish
Daikon: Moderate availability, CA

Daikon (Green): This root is a blend of green and white color....MX

Daikon (Red): Red on the outside, white in the middle with a peppery taste, MX

*Sea Beans™

Salcornia: Available supplies, MX

Shiso Leaves (Ooba): Available supplies

Squash

Acorn (Green): Good supply, CA

Butternut: Good supply, CA

Kabocha: Good availability, CA
Moqua (Fuzzy Squash):  Moderate supplies, MX

Opo: Moderate availability, CA

Turmeric Root: Moderate supplies, Fiji

Water Chestnuts: Limited, 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

Cactus Pears (Red): Good availability, MX

 

Canela: Good supplies, Sri Lanka

Cilantro: Moderate supplies, CA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available supplies, Thailand

Young: Good availability, Thailand

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

Dragon Fruit

Red: Red: Good volume, Nicaragua/Vietnam

White: Good availability, Ecuador

Yellow: Good supplies, Ecuador

 

Guavas: Good supplies out of Mexico. 


Hoja Santa Leaves: Available

 

Jackfruit: Good supply, MX


Jicama: Good supplies, MX

Limes

Finger Limes: Good availability, CA
Key:  Good supplies

Sweet: Good availability

Mangoes

Sapūrana: 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:  California is getting started in small quantities.


Peppers

Anaheim: Good supplies, MX

Banana Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Bhut Jolokia (Ghost): Good availability, Netherlands

Carolina Reaper: Good availability, Netherlands

Habanero: Good supplies, MX

HATCH: New crop, NM

Hungarian Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Jalapenos: Moderate availability, MX

Manzano: Moderate supplies, MX

Pasilla/Poblano: Good supplies, MX

Red Fresno: Moderate availability, MX

Scorpion: Good supplies, Netherlands

Serrano: Good supplies, MX

Super-Hot (Assorted): Good supplies, Netherlands

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!

 

Tamarillos: Good supplies, NZ

Tamarindo: Available year-round from Thailand


Tomatillos: Moderate supplies, MX

Milpero: Good supplies, MX

*Used with permission

 

 
 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC VEGETABLES

Artichokes: Good supplies, USA

Avocado

Haas: Available, MX/Peru

Beans

Green: Limited supplies, MX/CA

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

Bok Choy: Moderate supplies, 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: Moderate 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: Good supplies, USA

Stalks: Good supplies, USA


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

Cilantro: Moderate supplies, CA

Cucumbers: Good supply, MX

Baby Persian: Excellent supplies, MX


Garlic: Good supply, MX


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: Good supplies, CA

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

Onions

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

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


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

Peas
Sno: Available, CA
Snap: Gapping

Peppers

Bell (Green): Very limited, MX/CA
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, USA
Garnet Yam: Good supplies, CA

Garnet (Baby): Good availability, CA
Jewel Beauregard: Available, CA
Red: Available, CA. Moving to CO & WA
Russet:
Available, CA. Moving to CO & WA
Sweet: Available, CA

Sweet (Japanese Murasaki): Gapping - Coming Soon late August
Yellow: Available, CA.  Moving to CO & WA

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

Rhubarb (Hot House): Good supplies, WA

Shallots: Good volume, WA


Squash
Acorn (Green): Moderate availability, MX/CA
Butternut: Moderate supplies, MX/CA

Crookneck: Moderate availability, MX/CA
Spaghetti: Moderate supply, 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: Fair supplies, Peru


 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC FRUIT

Apples

Fuji: Available, Chile

Gala: New crop, CA

Berries

Blackberries: Moderate availability, CA

Blueberries: Moderate supplies, USA
Raspberries: Moderate supplies, CA

Strawberries: Moderate supplies, USA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Gapping

Young: Available, Thailand

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

Dragon Fruit

Red: Available, MX

White: Available, MX

Yellow: Available supplies, Ecuador

Grapefruit: Available, CA. Season winding down

Grapes

Black (Seedless): Available, CA

Green (Seedless): Available, CA

Red (Seedless): Available, CA

*Jelly Drops®: New crop, CA

 

Kiwi: Winding down, CA


Lemons:  Moderate supply, MX

Limes: Moderate availability, MX

Mango: Available, MX

Ataulfo: Available, MX

Melons

Cantaloupe: Good supplies, CA

Galia: Available, CA

Hami: Available, CA

Honeydew: Available, CA

Nectarines

White: Available, CA

Yellow: Available, Masumoto Family Farm, CA

Oranges (Valencia):  Available, CA

Papaya

Hawaiian: Available, HI

Tai Nung: Available, MX

Peaches

Saturn: Available, CA

White: Available, CA

Yellow: Available, CA

Pears

Bartlett: Good availability, CA

Bosc: New crop, CA

Pineapples

Moderate supplies, Costa Rica/MX

Watermelon

Mini Seedless: Good availability, CA

*Used with permission