​Fresh From the Fields

​Food Service Update

THE FRESH SCOOP

 

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

FRESH VEGETABLES

Artichokes

Green: Good supply, CA

Asparagus

Green: Good supplies

Purple Good availability, Peru through November

White: Good volume now, Peru

Avocados (Haas): Good supplies

Baby Vegetables
Artichokes (Green): Good availability, CA

Beets (Gold/Red): Good supplies

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

Carrots (Assorted): Good supplies, CA

Leeks: Good availability, CA

Squash: Good availability, MX

Beans
French: Available, MX

Yellow Wax:  Available, MX


Brussels Sprouts
Purple: Good supplies, CA

Stalks: Moderate supplies, CA through December

Cardoni: New crop, CA through December

Cauliflower (Colored): Available, CA

Celery Root: Good availability, CA

Chestnuts (Fresh Italian): New crop, Italy

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

Colossal: Good availability!

Elephant: Good supplies, WA

Greens

Collard: Good supplies, CA

Mustard: Good supplies, CA

 

Horseradish Root: Good supplies, OR


Kale Sprouts: Good supplies, USA

Leeks (Belgian Style): Good supplies, USA

Melons
Kiwano: Available, WA


Mushrooms

Chef's Mix: Good availability, USA

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

Maitake: Available, USA

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

Okra: Good supplies, CA

 

Olives (Green): New crop available

Onions

Chipolline: Good availability, USA

Mexican Green: Good supplies, MX

Peas
Sno (Green): Limited supplies, MX

Sugar Snaps: Limited supplies, MX

Peppers

Banana Wax: Available, CA

Cherry Bell: Available, MX

Hungarian Wax: Moderate supplies, CA

Shishito (Green): Good availability, MX

Veggie Sweets: Good supplies available


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: Available, WA

Purple (Creamers): Available

Pumpkins

Pam: Available, USA


Radicchio:

di Verona: Limited supplies, CA

Treviso: Limited availability, CA

Radish

Black: Good supplies, CA

Easter Egg: Good availability, CA

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

Rhubarb

Hot House: Available now, Holland

Romanesco: Available, CA

Shallots

French Echalion/Banana: Moderate availability, France

Shallots: New crop just starting

Squash

Acorn: Available, USA

Butternut: Available, USA

Eight Ball: Available, MX

Hubbard (Orange): Available, USA

Kabocha: Available, USA

Zucchini: Good availability, CA

Sunflower Chokes: Good availability, CA/WA

 

Tomatoes

Baby Heirloom: Good availability, MX

Chef Mix: Good availability Canada

Green: Moderate supplies, CA

Heirloom: Good supplies, MX

Kumato: Available, CA

Red (On the vine): Good availability!

San Marzano (Mini): Good availability, Canada

Truffles

Black Winter: Available, Italy thru 2021

White: Available now, Italy till late January

Turmeric: Available year-round

Water Chestnuts (Fresh): Available, China

Yams

Garnet: Available, CA

Jersey: Good availability, CA

Murasaki: Available, CA

Purple Sweet: Available, CA

FRESH FRUIT

Apple Pears (Asian): Good availability, CA

Apples

Ambrosia: Available, Canada

Crimson Gold: Good availability, CA

*Envy™: Available, NZ

Fuji: Good availability, CA

Gala: Available, CA/WA

Granny Smith: Good availability, WA/CA

Hidden Rose: Good supplies through December, USA

Honeycrisp: Available, WA

Hunnyz: Good supplies, WA through March

Modì: Good supplies, CA

Berries

Blueberries: Good supplies, CA

Raspberries: Good supplies, CA

Strawberries: Good supplies, CA

Buddha Hands: Limited to start, with availability thru January.

Cherimoya: Moderate availability, Chile

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available supplies, Thailand

Young: Fair availability, Thailand

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

Cranberries: New crop available, USA

Dragon Fruit

Red: Good availability, Vietnam

White: Good availability, Ecuador

Feijoas: Available, CA

Figs

Black Mission: Available, CA

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

Grapefruit (Cocktail): Good supplies, CA through December

Grapes

Christmas Crunch® (Red): Available through December, CA

Winter Crunch® (Red): Available through December, CA

Guavas: Good availability, MX

Kiwi: Available now, NZ


Lemons
Meyer: New crop, CA available through June

Pink: Now thru January in good supply

Seedless: Good supplies, CA

 

Limes

Finger: Good supply available, CA

Key: Good availability, MX

Kieffer: Moderate supplies, CA

Sweet: Good availability, CA

Mandarins (Kishu): New crop, CA

Melogold: Available, USA


Melons

Cantaloupe: Limited, CA

Charentais: Available, Dominican Republic

Kiwano: Available, CA/WA

Pepino: Good supplies, Ecuador

Nuts (Walnuts, Red): Good availability, CA

Oranges

Blood: Available Australia

Cara Cara: Available, Chile

Navel: Good  availability, Chile through December

Navel (Heirloom): Available supply, CA

Oro Blanco: Good supply, USA

Papayas

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

Passion Fruit: Good supplies, FL

Pears

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

Comice: Good availability, USA

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

Seckel: New crop available, OR

Taylor: Available

Persimmons

Cinnamon: New crop, CA

Fuyu: Good supply, CA

Hachiya: New crop, CA

Pineapples

Baby: Good availability, South Africa

*Pinkglow™: Good availability, Costa Rico

Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies, Chile

Red: Available, CA - Season winding down . . . .

Pummelos: Good availability, CA through December

Rambutan: Available supplies, Honduras/Guatemala

Starfruit: Limited, FL

Tangerines

Clementine: Available, CA

Satsuma: Available, CA

*Uniq (aka Ugli®): New crop, Jamaica

Yuzu: Moderate, CA

*Used with permission

 

 

ASIAN
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

 

Beans

Green: Fair availability, MX

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

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

Shanghai: Limited availability, CA

Shanghai Leaves: Moderate supply, CA

Shanghai (Petite): Limited supplies, CA

 

Broccoli

Baby (Broccolini): Moderate availability, CA

Cabbage
Napa (Green): Moderate availability, CA

 

Celery Cabbage: Moderate supplies

Cherimoya: Good supply, Chile

Chinese Celery (Khan Choy): Moderate availability

Chinese Okra (Sing Qua): Moderate availability


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

Coconuts

EZ Open: Limited supplies, Thailand

Young: All suppliers waiting for shipments to be released from port and to arrive.

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 availability, Ecuador

Eggplants
Chinese: Moderate availability, CA

Graffiti: Available, Spain
Indian: Moderate availability, CA/MX
Italian: Moderate availability, CA
Japanese: Very limited, CA
Thai: Moderate availability, MX

White: New crop available through November, Netherlands

Gai Choy (Chinese Mustard): Moderate supplies, CA


Gai Lan: Moderate availability from CA but ending soon

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

Kohlrabi: Moderate availability, CA

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

Lemon Grass: Steady availability, CA

Lo Bok: Moderate availability, CA/MX

Long Beans (Chinese): Moderate availability, MX


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

Lychee: We are currently in a gap on Lychee out of Mexico.  Our supplier is due to start up again next week.  We will be bringing in fruit out of China to cover the gap out of Mexico.

 

Mangoes
Green: Limited

Melons

Korean: Temporary shortage until new crop in November

Winter: Available, MX

Nira Grass (Green): Very limited supplies, CA due to heat

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

Pea Shoot Tendrils: Limited supplies, MX

Peas
Sno (Green): Availability from CA for another two weeks then transition to Mexico. Moderate availability of Peru available, higher cost.
Sugar Snaps: Availability from CA for another two weeks then transition to Mexico. Moderate availability of Peru available, higher cost.


Peppers

Long Hots: Limited availability, Holland

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

Turmeric Root: Moderate supplies, Fiji

Water Chestnuts: Sporadic availability, China

Yamo Imo: Very expensive, Japan

Yu Choy: This item is very susceptible to heat..moderate supplies

Yu Choy Sum: Limited 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: 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 availability, Ecuador

Feijoas: Available, CA

 

Guavas: Good supplies, MX

Hoja Santa Leaves: Available

Jicama: Good supplies, MX

Limes
Key:  Good supplies

Sweet: Good availability

 

Melons
Pepino: Good year-round supply, Ecuador

 

Name Root: Limited

 

Onions (Mexican Green): Good availability, MX


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

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

Passion Fruit: Limited out of CA.  FL has picked up in volume.


Peppers

Anaheim: Good supplies, MX

Banana Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Bhut Jolokia (Ghost): Moderate supplies, Holland

Carolina Reaper: Moderate supplies

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

Scorpion: Good supplies, Netherlands

Serrano: Good supplies, MX

Super Hot Mix: Moderate supplies, Netherlands

Yellow: Good supplies, MX

Pineapples

Baby: Available, South Africa

Pinkglow™: Available now, Costa Rica

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: Limited supplies, CA

 

Avocado

Haas: Fair availability, CA

Beans

Green: Fair supplies, MX

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

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

Broccoli: Moderate supplies, CA

 

Brussels Sprouts

Green: Good supplies, MX

Cabbage
Green: Moderate supplies, CA
Napa: Moderate availability, CA
Red: Moderate 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 availability, USA

Stalks: Good availability, USA


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

Cilantro: Moderate supplies, CA

Cucumbers: Good availability, MX

Baby Persian: Good supplies, MX


Garlic: Good availability, MX/USA


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): Limited supplies, USA
Green Leaf: Limited supplies, USA
Iceberg: Limited supplies, USA
Red Leaf: Limited supplies, USA
Romaine: Limited supplies, USA
Romaine Hearts: Limited supplies, USA

Onions

Pearl (Assorted): Good supply, USA
Red: Available, WA
White: Available, WA
Yellow: Available, WA


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

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

Peppers
Bell (Green): Fair availability, MX/CA
Bell (Orange): Fair supplies, MX. 
Bell (Red): Fair supplies, MX
Bell (Yellow): Fair supplies, MX


Potatoes

Charleston Yam: Good supplies, CA
Garnet Yam: Good supplies, CA

Garnet (Baby): Good availability, CA

Japanese Murasaki: New crop, CA
Jewel Beauregard: New crop, CA
Red: New crop, CA/CO/WA
Russet: New crop, CA/CO/WA

Sweet: New crop, CA
Yellow: New crop, CA/CO/WA

 

Pumpkins (Sugar Pie): Good supplies, CA

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

Rhubarb (Green House): Available, Netherlands

Shallots: Good availability, Netherlands/WA


Squash
Acorn (Green): Available, CA
Butternut: Available, MX/CA
Crookneck: New crop, MX

Kabocha: Available, CA
Spaghetti: Available, CA/MX
Zucchini: Good supplies, MX

Tomatoes

Beef Steak: Moderate availability, MX

Cherry: Limited supplies, MX

Darkloom: Good availability, MX

Grape: Limited supplies, MX

Heirloom (Asst): Good supplies weekly, MX

Heirloom (Baby): Good availability, MX

TOV: Fair supplies, MX

Turmeric: Good supply with excellent quality, Peru


 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC FRUIT

Apples

Ambrosia: Available, Canada

Arkansas Black: New crop, CA - short season

Braeburn: Available, WA

Crimson Gold: New crop, CA

Fuji: Available, CA/WA

Gala: Available, CA/WA

Golden Delicious: Available, WA

Granny Smith: Available, CA/WA

Hidden Rose: New crop, USA - good supply through December

Honeycrisp: New crop, WA

Pink Lady: Available, WA

Berries

Blackberries: Moderate availability, CA

Blueberries: Moderate supplies
Raspberries: Moderate supplies, CA
Strawberries: Moderate supplies, CA

Coconuts

EZ Open: Available now

Young: Moderate availability, Thailand

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

Dragon Fruit

Yellow: Limited supplies, Ecuador

Grapefruit: Coming Soon - New crop, CA

Grapes

Green (Seedless): Available, CA

Red (Seedless): Available, CA

Kiwi: Good supply, CA through June


Lemons:  Good supply, CA/MX


Limes: Fair availability, MX

Mango: Available, Ecuador

Melons

Cantaloupe: Available, MX
 

Oranges

Navel: Coming Soon - New crop, CA mid-November


Pears

Bartlett: Available, CA/WA

Bartlett (Red): Available, WA

Bosc: Available, CA/WA

D'Anjou: Available, WA

D'Anjou (Red): Available, OR

Persimmons

Cinnamon: New crop, CA

Fuyu: Available, CA

Hachiya: Available, CA

Pineapples

Moderate supplies, Costa Rica/MX

Pomegranates: Available, CA

Watermelons

Mini Seedless: Available, MX

*Used with permission