​Fresh From the Fields

​Food Service Update

THE FRESH SCOOP

 

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

FRESH VEGETABLES

Artichokes

Green: Good supply, CA

Purple: Good supplies, CA

Asparagus

Green: Good supplies

Purple: Good availability, Peru

White: Limited, transitioning from off-shore to CA


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, CA
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

Dill (Crown): Coming Soon - July out of USA

 

Endive (Belgian)

Red: Good year-round availability, Netherlands

Garlic : Available, CA

Black: Available now

Spring: Available, CA

 

Horseradish Root: Good supplies, OR


Kale Sprouts: Good supplies, USA

Leeks (Belgian Style): Good supplies, USA

Melons
Kiwano: Available, NZ


Mushrooms

Chef's Mix: Good availability, USA

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

Okra: Good supplies, CA

Onions

Chipolline: Good availability, USA

Maui: New crop, HI

Mexican Green: Good supplies, MX

Sweet (Hatch Valley, Yellow): New crop, NM

Peas
Sno (Green): Moderate supplies, MX

Sugar Snaps: Moderate supplies, MX

Peppers

Cherry Bell: Available, MX

Hatch:  Coming Soon - end of July!!!!!!!!!!!

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

Veggie Sweets: Good supplies available


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

Garnet Yams: Available

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

Purple: Available, WA

Purple (Creamers): Great supplies, WA
 

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:Gapping


Rhubarb

Field: Good supplies, WA - through September

Shallots (French Echalion/Banana): Short supplies, Europe/USA. Coming Soon - New crop due to start mid-August

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

Cabernet: Good availability

Chef Mix: Good availability Canada

Green: Good supplies thru June, CA

Heirloom: Good supplies, MX

Red (On the vine): Good availability!

San Marzano (Mini): Good availability, Canada

Truffles

Black Summer: Available now to September, Italy

Turmeric: Available year-round

Water Chestnuts (Fresh): Available, China

FRESH FRUIT

Apple Pears (Asian): Available, Chile

Apples

Ambrosia: Available, Canada

Baby: Available

Fuji: Good availability, CA

Gala: Available, CA/WA

Granny Smith: Good availability, WA/CA

Honeycrisp: Available, WA

Apricots: New crop, from Frog Hollow Farm, CA

Berries

Blueberries: Good supplies, CA

Raspberries: Good supplies, CA

Strawberries: Good supplies, CA

Strawberries (Harry's Berries): Good availability, CA

Cherimoya: California done for the season.  Chile due to start the end of the month

Cherries

Brooks: New crop, CA

Rainer: New crop, CA

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/Vietnam

Yellow: Limited supplies, Ecuador

Feijoa:  Good supply, NZ for about 3 more weeks

Figs

Black Mission: Available, CA

Tiger Stripe: Coming Soon - July 12th through September, CA

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

Grapes

Green: New crop, CA

Red: New crop, CA

Guavas: Good availability, MX

Jackfruit: Good availability, MX


Lemons
Meyer: New crop, NZ 

Pink: Moderate supply, CA

 

Limes

Key: Good availability, MX

Sweet: Moderate supplies available, CA

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.

Mandarinquats: Available, CA

Mangoes

Ataulfo: Available now

Tree Ripened: Good availability, MX

Mangosteen: Available, MX


Melons

Canary: New crop, CA

Cantaloupe: Limited, CA

Charentais: Available, Dominican Republic

Crenshaw: New crop, CA

Galia: New crop, CA

Gaya: New crop, MX

Hami: New crop, CA

Honeydew: Available

Honeydew (Orange Flesh): New crop, CA

Kiwano: Good supplies, NZ

Pepino: Good supplies, Ecuador

Santa Claus: New crop, CA

Oranges

Blood: Moderate availability, CA into early June

Navel: Good  availability, CA

Navel (Heirloom): Available supply, CA

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

Passion Fruit: Good supplies out of Florida if you can get you customers to take the full range of 18-39ct.  It gets more limited when you narrow down the sizes.  California due to start in August.

Peaches

Yellow: New crop, CA

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

*Pinkglow™ Petite: Good availability, Costa Rico

Plums

Black: New crop, CA

Red: New crop, CA

Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies, Chile

Red: Good supplies, Chile

Quince: Moderate supplies, Chile

Rambutan: Fruit out of Guatemala just getting started.  Good supplies available. 

Starfruit: Coming Soon - New crop, FL due to start in July.  Taiwan due to start in August

Tamarillo (Red): We just started receiving fruit out of New Zealand after a small gap.  Hopefully volume will pick up in the next couple of weeks.

Tangerines

Ojai Pixie: Season winding down - Ojai, CA

Watermelons

Midnight: Available, CA

Orange: Available

Red: Available year-round

Red (Mini): Available, MX

Yellow: Available, CA

Yellow (Mini): Available now

*Used with permission

 

 

ASIAN
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX

 

Beans

Green: Fair availability, MX

Bitter Melon:
Chinese: Very moderate supplies from MX. Bitter melon soon to be CA availability only but with the hot temperatures quality will be a daily factor.
Indian: Very limited availability, MX

Bok Choy : Limited 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): Limited, 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, CA
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: Available supplies, Ecuador/Vietnam

White: Limited, Ecuador/Vietnam - Better supplies starting next week

Yellow: Better supplies next week, Ecuador

Eggplants
Chinese: Good supplies, MX

Graffiti (Mini): Available, Netherlands until October
Indian: Good availability, MX
Italian: Moderate availability, MX
Japanese: Mexico has minor availability again, expect only a few weeks from this area then transition to CA product.
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

Kohlrabi: Good 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): Moderate supplies, MX next 2 weeks.  CA season from Fresno will not start for another 4 weeks.

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: 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
Sno (Green): Moderate supplies, CA
Sugar Snaps: Moderate availability, CA

Peppers

Korean: Very limited supply, MX

Long Hots: Limited availability, Holland

Shishito (Green): Peppers available from both MX and CA. Although available from two regions the volumes are only moderate
Thai (Green/Red): Moderate supplies, MX/Dominican Republic


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: Seasonal transition....Mexico with a week or two left of minor availability and CA just starting to offer.

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: Available, Vietnam.  First ETA out of Nicaragua is 6/25.

White: Limited, Ecuador/Vietnam - Better supplies starting next week

Yellow: Better supplies next week, Ecuador

Feijoas: Good supplies, NZ. Season ending soon.  California usually gets started in October.

 

Guavas: Good supplies, MX

Hoja Santa Leaves: Available

 

Jackfruit: Moderate availability, MX

Jicama: Good supplies, MX

Limes
Key:  Good supplies
Sweet: Available, CA

Mangoes

Ataulfo: Available, MX

Tree Ripened: Good availability, 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:   The peak is over in NEW ZEALAND and volume is starting to drop off. FL due to start in July. The CA crop is due to start in August.

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: Moderate availability, 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/MX

Beans

Green: Excellent 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: Moderate 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: Fair availability, CA


Ginger Root: Limited 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: Good 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): Moderate supplies, MX
Bell (Yellow): Moderate to fair supplies, MX


Potatoes

Charleston Yam: Available
Garnet Yam: Fair availability, CA

Japanese Murasaki: Gapping
Jewel Beauregard: Fair supplies, CA
Red: New crop, CA
Russet: New crop, CA

Sweet: Gapping
Yellow: New crop, CA

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

 

Shallots

Good year-round availability, Holland


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

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

Tomatoes

Beef Steak: Moderate availability, MX

Cherry: Cherry supplies, MX

Darkloom: Gapping - New crop starts in June

Grape: Fair supplies, MX

Heirloom (Baby): Limited availability, MX

TOV: Good supplies, MX


 

CERTIFIED

ORGANIC FRUIT

Apricots: Available, CA

Apples

Ambrosia: Season winding down, Canada

Fuji: Available, WA - Imports due in June

Gala: Coming Soon - Imports due in June

Berries
Blackberries: Moderate supplies, CA

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

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

 

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): New crop, MX

Green (Seedless): New crop, MX

Red (Seedless): New crop, MX

Strawberries (Harry's Berries); Good availability, CA

Kiwi: Coming Soon - Chile in July


Lemons: Limited, CA. Coming Soon - MX in July


Limes: Fair availability, MX


Mangoes: Moderate supply, MX

Ataulfo (Honey): Moderate supply out of MX

Melons

Cantaloupe: Available, CA

Galia: New crop, CA

Hami: New crop, CA

Honeydew: New crop, CA

Nectarines

White: New crop, CA (Masumoto Farms)

Yellow: New crop, CA (Masumoto Farms)
 

Oranges

Valencia: Coming Soon -  CA in June

Peaches

Saturn (Donut, White): New crop, CA

White: New crop, CA (Masumoto Farms)

Yellow: New crop, CA (Masumoto Farms)


Pears

Bosc: Available, Argentina

Pineapples

Moderate supplies, Costa Rica/MX

Plumcots/Pluots: New limited crop, CA

Plums

Black: Limited new crop, CA

Red: New limited crop, CA

Watermelons

Mini Seedless: New crop, CA

*Used with permission