​Fresh From the Fields

​Food Service Update

THE FRESH SCOOP

 

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

FRESH VEGETABLES

Artichokes

Green: Good availability, CA

Asparagus

Green: Good supplies

Purple: Available, MX

White: Good supplies, Peru


Baby Vegetables
Artichokes (Green): Good availability, CA

Beets (Gold/Red/Candy Cane): Good supplies, TX

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

Carrots (Assorted): Good supplies, CA

Squash: Good availability, MX
 

Beans

Fava: Limited availability, MX

Dragon:  Good supplies, MX
French: Available, MX

Romano (Green): Available now

Wax (Yellow): Good supplies, MX


Brussels Sprouts

Green: Good availability
Purple: Good supplies

Celery Root: Good availability, CA

Cucumbers
Baby/Mini: Limited availability, MX

Hot House: Good supplies, USA

Pickling: Good availability

Dill

Crown: Good supplies, USA
 

Fioretto (Flowering Cauliflower): Year-round supplies, CA

 

Horseradish Root: Good supplies, OR


Kale Sprouts: Good supplies, USA

Leeks (Belgian Style): Good supplies, USA

Melons
Kiwano: Good availability, WA

Mushrooms

Black Trumpet: Available
Chef's Mix Medley: Good availability, Canada
Wild Chef's Mix: Available now, USA

Okra: Good supplies, Nicaragua/MX

Onions

Hatch Sweet: Good availability, NM

Maui: Limited, HI

Mexican Green: Good supplies, MX

Shallots (French Echalion/Banana): New crop, France


Peas
Sno: Available supplies, MX
Sugar Snaps: Good availability, MX

Peppers

Shishito: Good supplies, MX
Veggie Sweets: Limited supplies, MX

Potatoes

Dutch Yellow® (Pee Wee): Good supplies, ID
Medley (Pee Wee): Good supplies, ID
Ruby Gold® (Pee Wee): Good supplies, USA

 

Radicchio:

di Verona: Good supplies, CA

Treviso: Good availability, CA

Radish

Black: Available, MX
Watermelon Radish: Good supplies, MX

 

Rapini: Good availability, CA

Rhubarb

Field: Good supplies, WA

 

Romanesco: Good availability, CA

 

Squash

Eight Ball: Good availability

Zucchini: Good availability, CA

 

Tomatoes

Baby Heirloom: Good availability, MX

Cabernet (On the vine): Good availability

Green (On the vine): Good supplies, MX

Orange(On the vine): Good supplies

Yellow (On the vine): Good availability

Truffles

Black Summer: Available now, Italy

Black Winter: Available now, Australia


 

FRESH FRUIT

Apples

Envy: Good year-round supplies, NZ

Apricots

Black Velvet: New crop, CA (short season)

Berries

Blueberries: Good supplies

Raspberries: Good supplies, CA

 

Cherries

Bing: New crop, WA

Rainier: Available, WA

Coconuts

EZ Open Sweet Young: Available, Thailand

Quick Crack: Available in good supplies, MX

Dragon Fruit

White: New crop, FL

Yellow: Limited thru August, Ecuador

Figs

Black Mission: New crop, CA

 

Goldenberries /Cape Gooseberries: Good year-round supplies, Colombia

Grapes

Red (Seedless): Good availability

Thompson (Seedless): Good supplies

Guavas: Moderate supplies, MX

Jackfruit: Good availability, MX

 

Kiwifruit: Available, NZ

Kumquats: Winding down, CA

Lemons
Meyer:  Good supplies, NZ
Seedless: Sporadic availability from now thru November

 

Limes

Key: Good availability

Sweet: Moderate supplies available, CA 

Longans: Available

 

Lychee: Good supplies, MX


Mangoes

Ataulfo: Available now
Sapurana: Good supplies, Peru

 

Mangosteens: Good availability, MX

Melons

Canary: Good availability, CA

Casaba: Good supplies, CA

Crenshaw: Good supplies, CA

Galia: Available now, CA

Golden Honeydew: Good availability, CA

Hami: Good availability, CA

Kiwano: Available, WA

Orange Flesh: Good supplies, CA

Pepino: Good availability, Ecuador

Santa Claus: Good available supplies, CA

Sugar Kiss: New crop, CA

Nectarines

White: Good supplies, CA

Yellow: Good supplies, CA

Oranges
Blood: Available supplies, CA


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

Passion Fruit: Limited, FL

Peaches

White: Good supplies, CA

Yellow: Good availability, CA

Yellow: Good supplies, Masumoto Farms, CA

Pears
Bosc: Good supplies, CA

D'Anjou: Good availability,
Forelle: Available, USA
Red: Available

Plums

Black: Good availability, CA

Honey Jade: Good supplies, CA

King Midas: Available thru July, CA

Red: Good supplies, CA

Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies, Peru

Red: Good supplies, Chile

Rambutan: Good supplies, Guatemala

Tangerines

Pixies: Winding down, Ojai, CA

Watermelon

Mini (Red Seedless): Good availability, CA
Red (Seedless): Good supplies, CA

Yellow (Seedless): Good availability, CA


 

 

ASIAN
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

Bitter Melon
Chinese: Limited, MX
Indian: Moderate availability, MX

Bok Choy : Moderate availability, CA
Baby: Good supplies, CA
Petite: Available

Shanghai: Moderate availability, CA

Shanghai (Petite): Moderate supplies, CA/MX

Cabbage
Napa (Green): Moderate availability, CA

 

Celery Cabbage: Limited

Cherimoya: Good supplies, Chile

Chinese Celery (Khan Choy): Moderate availability

Chinese Okra (Sing Qua): Moderate availability, MX/CA

Choy Sum: Moderate supplies
Petite: Moderate supplies, CA/MX

Coconuts

Year-round supplies, several varieties - ask sales rep for details
EZ Open Sweet Young : Good supplies, Thailand

Cucumbers (Japanese): Limited supplies, CA

 

Eggplants
Chinese: Good supplies, CA

Graffiti: Available, Holland
Indian: Moderate availability
Italian: Moderate availability, CA
Japanese: Sporadic availability, CA
Thai: Moderate availability, CA

 

Fioretto (Flowering Cauliflower): Good supplies, CA

Gai Choy (Chinese Mustard): Moderate supplies, CA


Gai Lan: New crop, 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

Lemon Grass: Good availability, CA

Lo Bok: Moderate availability, CA

Long Beans (Chinese): Moderate supplies, MX

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

 

Lychee: Good supplies

Mangoes
Green: Limited

Melons
Korean: Moderate availability, MX
Winter: Available, MX

Nira Grass (Green): Moderate supplies, CA

Ong Choy: Limited, CA

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

Pea Shoot Tendrils: Good supplies, MX

Peas
Sno (Green): Moderate supplies, MX
Sugar Snaps: Good supplies, MX

Peppers

Bhut Jolokias (aka Ghost- Chocolate/Red): Good supplies, Holland

Long Hots: Good availability, Holland

Shishito: Good availability, MX
Thai (Green): Moderate supplies, MX

Thai (Red): Limited

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

Radish
Daikon: Good availability, CA

Rambutans: Good supplies, Guatemala

Sea Beans

Salcornia: Available supplies, MX

Shiso Leaves (Ooba): Available supplies

Squash:
Moqua (Fuzzy Squash):  Moderate supplies, MX
Opo: (Pul Qua): Moderate supplies, MX

Taro Leaves: Moderate availability

Ti Leaves (Green/Red): Available

Tung Ho: Very limited supplies, CA

Turmeric Root: Moderate supplies, Fiji

Water Chestnuts: Sporadic availability

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: Good supplies, MX

Cactus Pears: Good availability thru July, MX

Canela: Good supplies, Sri Lanka

Cilantro: Good supplies, CA

Coconuts
EZ Open Sweet Young: Good supplies, Thailand
Fresh: Good supplies
Quick Crack: Available in good supplies, MX

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

Guavas: Moderate supplies, MX

Hoja Santa Leaves: Available!

 

Jackfruit: Good availability, MX

Jicama: Good supplies, MX

Limes
Key:  Good supplies
Sweet: Available, CA

Mangoes

Ataulfo: Good availability
Sapurana: Good supplies, Peru


Melons
Pepino: Good year-round supply, Ecuador

 

Name Root: Limited

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

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

 

Passion Fruit: Limited availability, FL

Peppers

Anaheim: Available supplies, MX

Banana Wax: Moderate supplies, MX

Bhut Jolokia (aka Ghost - Chocolate/Red): Good supplies, Holland

Carolina Reaper: Good supplies, Holland

Chile de Arbol: Available

Habanero: Available supplies, MX

Jalapenos: Good availability, MX

Manzano: Available, MX

Pasilla/Poblano: Available supplies, MX. 

Red Fresno: Moderate availability, MX

Scorpion: Good supplies, Holland

Serrano: Good supplies, MX

Yellow: Good supplies, MX

Plantains: Moderate supplies, MX

Sapote
Mamey: Available, FL

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!

 

Tamarillos

Red: Good availability, NZ

Tamarindo: Available year-round from Thailand

Tomatillos: Good supplies, MX

Milpero: Good supplies, MX

 

 
 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC VEGETABLES

Artichokes: Moderate supplies, USA

Beans (Green): Good supplies, MX

Beets
Gold: Moderate supplies, USA
Red: Moderate supplies, USA

Bok Choy: Moderate supplies, CA
Baby: Gapping out of CA

Broccoli: Limited supplies, CA

Cabbage
Green: Good supplies, CA
Napa: Very limited
Red: Good supplies, CA

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

Cauliflower: Limited supplies, CA

Celery

Hearts: Moderate availability, CA

Stalks: Moderate supplies, CA


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

Cilantro: Excellent supplies, CA

Cucumbers: Excellent supplies, MX

Garlic: Good supplies, MX


Ginger Root: Coming Soon - New crop in July

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

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

Leeks: Moderate supplies, CA

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

Onions
Red: New crop, CA
White: New crop, CA
Yellow: New crop, CA

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

Peas
Sno: Limited supplies, MX
Snap: Limited supplies, MX

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

Potatoes
Garnet Yam: Limited, CA

Japanese Murasaki: Gapping until late August
Jewel Beauregard: Limited, CA
Red: New crop, CA
Russet:
New crop, CA just starting
Sweet: Gapping until late August
Yellow: New crop, CA

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

Squash
Acorn (Green): Limited, MX
Butternut: Limited, MX
Crookneck: Moderate supplies, MX
Delicata: Gapping

Kabocha: Limited, MX
Red Kuri: Gapping
Spaghetti: Limited, MX
Zucchini: Excellent supplies, MX

Tomatoes

Beef Steak: Moderate availability, MX

Cherry: Good supplies, MX

Grape: Excellent supplies, MX

Heirloom (Baby): Limited availability, MX

TOV: Limited supplies, MX

 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC FRUIT

Apples

Fuji: Available, Chile

Granny Smith: Available, Chile

Red Delicious: Coming Soon - Chile

Apricot: Winding down, CA

Berries
Blackberries: Moderate supplies
Blueberries: Moderate supplies
Raspberries: Moderate supplies
Strawberries: Moderate supplies

Cherries: Moderate supply

Coconuts (EZ Open Sweet Young): Limited availability, Thailand

 

Cranberries: New crop available now

Grapefruit: Winding down, CA

Grapes
Black (Seedless): Light supply, MX

Cotton Candy (R): Available, MX

Muscatos™ (Green/Red): Available thru June, MX

Lemons: Limited availability


Limes: Good availability, CA


Mangoes

Ataulfo: Available, MX

Tommy Atkins: Good supply, MX

Melons
Cantaloupe: Moderate supplies, CA

Galia: Moderate supplies, CA
Honeydew: Moderate supplies, CA

Nectarines

White: Available, CA

Yellow: Available, CA


Oranges
Valencia: Available, CA

 

Peaches

Saturn: Available, CA

White: Available, CA

Yellow: Available, CA

Pears

Abate Fetel: Winding down . . .

Bosc: Available, Argentina
D'Anjou: Available, Argentina

Packham/Autumn Bartlett: Available, Argentina

Pineapples

Moderate supplies, Costa Rica/MX

Plumcots/Pluots: Available, CA

Plums

Black: Available, CA

Red: Available, CA

 

Watermelons

Black (Seedless): Coming Soon, CA
Mini (Red, Seedless):  Coming Soon - New crop, CA
Red (Seedless): Coming Soon - New crop, CA

Yellow (Seedless): Coming Soon - New crop, CA

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MELISSA'S FOOD SERVICE

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