THE FRESH SCOOP

HARVEST SUPPLY REPORT

PASSION FRUIT

Passion Fruit are egg-shaped with a thick, hard shell that is deeply wrinkled when ripe. They may be added to fruit salads, or used in sauces, fillings and refreshing drinks.

VEGETABLES

Artichokes (Purple)

Beets (Gold/Red/Candy Cane): Good supplies, CA
Brussels Sprouts (Green/Purple): Good availability, CA
Carrots (Assorted): Good supplies!


Beans
Dragon Tongue: Good supplies, MX
Fava: Good availability, MX
French: Available, MX
Romano (Green): Available now, MX
Wax (Purple/Yellow): Good supplies, MX


Brussels Sprouts (Green/Purple): Good supplies, CA
Cardoni: Available, CA
Cauliflower (Assorted colors): Available supplies, USA
Fioretto (Flowering Cauliflower): Good supplies, CA
Celery Root: Good supplies, CA
Cucumbers (Hot House): Available, USA
Goldenberries (Gooseberries): Good supplies, Colombia
Hearts of Palm: Good supplies!
HERBS:  Please see our complete selection in our Product Catalog
Horseradish: Good supplies, OR
Kale Sprouts: Available now!
Kohlrabi: Good supplies!
Leeks (Belgian Style): Good supplies
Melons
Kiwano: New crop, NZ
Microgreens
Mushrooms
Bluefoot: Available
Chef's Mix Medley
Chanterelle: Available
Maitake: Good supplies!
Morel: New crop, China
Wild Chef's Mix: Available now, USA
Okra: Available supplies, CA
Peas
English: Available now!
Sno & Sugar Snaps: Available, MX
Peppers
Bell (Enjoya): Good availability, Holland
Long Hots (Red): Good supplies, Holland
Shishito: Available, MX
Veggie Sweets: Good supplies, MX!
Potatoes: Please see the Product Catalog for our complete selection!
Dutch Yellow (R), (Pee Wee): Good supplies, ID
Fingerling (Medley): Good supplies!
Fingerling (Amarosa): Good supplies!
Gemstone(R): Good supplies, ID
Radicchio
di Verona: Good supplies, CA
Italian (mixed case): Available, Italy
La Rosa di Veneto: Available, Italy
Variegato (aka Castelfranco): Available, Italy
Radish: Please see the Product Catalog under Vegetables for our complete selection!
Black: Available now, MX
Watermelon: Good supplies!
Rhubarb (Field): New crop, WA
Romanesco: Good supplies, CA
Sunflower Chokes: Moderate supplies, CA/WA
Tiny Veggies (TM): Great for garnishes!  Please see our complete selection in our Product Catalog
Truffles
Black Winter:  Available now!
White: Available, Italy
Yams
Garnet: Available, USA
Jewel: Available, USA
Purple: Available, USA

 


FRESH FRUITS

Apple Pears (Asian): Good supplies, Chile
Apples: Please see our complete selection in our Product Catalog
Ambrosia: Available, Canada
Crab: Available now!
Envy: Available
Lady: Available, OR
Pink Lady: Available
Cherimoya: Moderate supplies, CA
Coconuts
Drinking: Good supplies, Thailand
Sweet Young: Moderate supplies, Thailand

Dragon Fruit
Red: Available, Vietnam
White: Available, Vietnam
Figs
Black Mission: Available now
Grapes
Muscatos (/Green/Red): Good availability, Chile
Guavas: Available, MX
Kiwi: Available, NZ
Berries: Good supplies, NZ - should go thru March
Kumquats: Good supplies, CA
Lemons
Meyer: Good supplies, CA
Pink: Available now, CA
Seedless: Good supplies, CA
Limes
Key: Good supplies
Sweet: Good supplies, CA
Longans: Available
Melons
Charentais: Good supplies, Dominican Republic
Oranges
Blood: Good supplies, CA
Cara Cara: Good to moderate supplies, CA
Papayas
Strawberry: Good supplies, Brazil
Tai Nung: Good supplies!
Passion Fruit: Good supplies, NZ/CA
Pears: Please see our complete selection under Fresh Fruit in the Product Catalog
Asian: Good supplies, CA
Bartlett: Good supplies, CA
Bosc: Good supplies, CA
Red: Available
Pomegranates
Arils: Good supplies!
Red: Available now, Chile
Pummelos: Good availability, CA
Rambutan: Available, Vietnam
Starfruit: Good supplies, Taiwan
Tangerines
Clementine: Good supplies
Gold Nugget: New crop, CA
Pixie (Ojai): Good supplies, CA
Shasta Gold: New crop, CA
Tomatoes
Cherry Cabernet: Available supplies, TX
Heirloom (Baby, Assorted): Good supplies, MX
Uniq Fruit (Ugli): Available now!
Watermelon
Mini (Red Seedless): Available supplies, MX
Red (Seedless): Available


 

CERTIFIED ORGANIC VEGETABLES

Artichokes: Moderate supplies, CA
Asparagus: Available, MX
Beans
Green: Moderate supplies, MX
Beets:
Gold: Good supplies, USA
Red: Good supplies, USA
Bok Choy: Good supplies, USA
Baby: Good supplies, USA
Broccoli: Limited supplies, CA

Cabbage
Green: Good supplies, CA
Napa: Moderate supplies, CA
Red: Good supplies, CA
Carrots
Baby Peeled: Moderate supplies, CA
Bunch: Moderate supplies, CA
Cello: Moderate supplies, CA
Table: Moderate supplies, CA
Cauliflower: Extremely limited supplies, CA
Celery: Extremely limited supplies, USA
Hearts: Extremely limited supplies, USA
Chard
Green: Good supplies, CA
Rainbow: Good supplies, CA
Red: Good supplies, CA
Cilantro: Moderate supplies, CA
Cucumbers: Good supplies, MX
Hot House: Available, MX
Garlic: New crop, Argentina
Ginger Root: Limited availability, Peru
Greens
Collard: Good supplies, USA
Mustard: Extremely limited supplies, CA
Kale: Good supplies, CA
Lacinato: Good supplies, USA
Red: Good supplies, USA
Leeks: Limited supplies, CA
Lettuce
Butter (Green/Red): Limited supplies, CA
Green Leaf: Limited supplies, CA
Iceberg: Limited supplies, CA
Red Leaf: Limited supplies, CA
Romaine: Limited supplies, CA
Romaine Hearts: Limited supplies, CA
Onions
Red: Available, CA
White: Limited, CA
Yellow: Available, CA
Parsley
Curly: Moderate supplies, CA
Italian: Moderate supplies, CA
Peas
Sno: Fair supplies, MX
Snap: Good supplies, MX
Peppers
Bell (Green): Very limited supplies, MX
Bell (Orange): Very limited supplies, MX
Bell (Red):  Very limited supplies, MX
Bell (Yellow): Very limited  supplies, MX
Potatoes
Garnet Yam: Available, CA
Jewel Beauregard: Available, CA
Red: Limited, ID/WA
Russet: Limited, ID/WA
Sweet: Available, CA
Yellow: Limited, ID/WA
Radish
Bunch: Limited supplies, CA
Daikon: Good supplies, USA
Squash
Acorn (Green): Gapping, Coming Soon - New crop, MX
Butternut: Limited supplies, MX
Crookneck: Limited supplies, MX
Delicata: Gapping, Coming Soon - New crop, MX
Kabocha: Gapping, Coming Soon - New crop, MX
Spaghetti: Limited supplies, MX
Zucchini: Good supplies, MX
Tomatoes: Please see Organic Fruits in the Product Catalog
Yams
Baby (Assorted): Good supplies, USA

OJAI PIXIE TANGERINES

 Pixie Tangerines have been grown commercially for approximately 20 years. They are about half the size of a regular tangerine, seedless, very low in acid and high in sugar content.

MICROGREENS

See our extensive list of Microgreens

ASIAN

Apple Pears (Asian): Good supplies, Chile
Banana Flower: Available, MX
Banana Leaves: Good supplies, MX
Bitter Melon
Chinese: Sporadic availability
Indian: Moderate availability, MX
Bok Choy: Moderate availability, CA
Baby: Good supplies, CA
Petite: Available
Cabbage
Napa (Green): Moderate availability, CA

Cauliflower
Fioretto (Flowering Cauliflower): Good supplies, CA
Celery Cabbage: Limited
Cherimoya: Moderate supplies, CA
Chiles
Long Hots (Red): Available, Holland
Thai (Green): Available
Chinese Celery (Khan Choy): Moderate availability
Chinese Okra (Sing Qua): Moderate availability, MX
Choy Sum: Limited supplies, CA
Petite: Moderate supplies, CA/MX
Coconuts Year-round supplies, several varieties - ask sales rep for details
Drinking: Good supplies, Thailand
Sweet Young: Available supplies, Thailand
Dragon Fruit
Red: Available, Vietnam
White: Available, Vietnam
Durian: Very limited
Edamame (Shelled/Whole): Available year-round
Eggplants
Chinese: Good supplies, MX/Honduras
Graffiti: Available, Spain
Indian: Moderate availability, MX
Italian: Very limited availability, MX
Japanese: Extremely limited
Thai: Limited availability, MX
Gai Choy (Chinese Mustard): Moderate supplies, CA
Gai Lan:  Available, MX
Galanga: Moderate availability, Hawaii
Ginger Root Year-round supplies, sourced globally - ask sales rep for seasonal details
Young: Good supplies, CA
Gobo Root (aka Burdock Root): Taiwan product
Jackfruit: Moderate supplies, MX
Japanese Cucumbers: Limited supplies, CA
Jicama: Good supplies, MX
Lemon Grass: Steady supplies, CA
Lo Bok: Moderate availability, CA
Long Beans (Chinese): Moderate availability, MX
Lotus Root (aka Lilly Root): Available supplies (Fresh), China.  Packaged
is available
Melons
Korean: New crop just starting .. . . MX
Winter: Available, MX
Nira Grass (Green): Moderate supplies, CA
Ong Choy: N/A
Papaya
Green: Moderate availability, MX
Strawberry: Good supplies, MX
Tai Nung: Good supplies
Pea Shoot Tendrils: Available supplies, MX
Pears
Yali: Moderate supplies, China
Peas
Sno (Green): Available, MX
Sugar Snaps: Available, MX
Peppers
Shishito: Available, MX
Potatoes
Japanese Sweets: Available, USA
Okinawa Sweets: Moderate supplies, Hawaii
Radish
Daikon: Limited availability, CA
Rambutans: Good availability, Vietnam
Sea Beans(TM) (Salcornia): Available supplies, MX
Shanghai: Moderate supplies, CA
Petite: Moderate supplies, CA/MX
Shiso Leaves (Ooba): Limtied supplies
Squash:
Moqua (Fuzzy Squash):  Limited supplies
Opo: (Pul Qua): Fair to good supplies, MX
Ti Leaves (Red/Green): Available
Tung Ho: Very limited supplies, CA
Turmeric Root: Steady supplies, Fiji
Turnips (Hakurei): Limited, CA
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
Plantain: Available year-round
Cactus Leaves: Very limited, MX
Cactus Pears (Red): Good supplies, MX
Canela: Good supplies
Chiles
Bhut Jolokia (aka Ghost): Good supplies, Holland
de Arbol: Good availability
Habanero (Orange/Red/Yellow): Available supplies, MX/Holland
Jalapenos: Moderate availability, MX
Long Hots (Red): Available, Holland
Manzano: Good supplies, MX
Pasilla/Pablano: Moderate supplies, MX
Red Fresno: Extremely limited supplies, MX
Serrano: Moderate supplies, MX
Yellow: Limited supplies, MX
Cilantro:Good supplies, CA
Coconuts
Drinking: Good supplies, Thailand
Fresh: Good supplies
Quick Crack: Available in good supplies, MX
Sweet Young: Moderate supplies, Thailand
Corn Husks: Not the same ol', same ol'.  These are the perfect size and extremely
clean!
Guavas: Available, MX
Hoja Santa Leaves: Available!
Jicama: Good supplies, MX
Limes
Key:  Good supplies
Sweet: Available, CA
Melons
Pepino: Good year round supply, Ecuador
Name Root: Limited
Onions
Mexican Green: Good supplies!
Papayas
Caribbean Red: Good supplies!
Maradol: Limited supplies, MX
Strawberry: Good supplies, Brazil
Tai Nung: Good supplies, MX
Passion Fruit: Good supplies, NZ/CA
Peppers
Anaheim: Moderate supplies, MX
Banana Wax: Moderate supplies, MX
Pineapples (Baby): Available, South Africa
Plantains: Good supplies, Ecuador
Sapote: Very limited
Squash
Chayote: Available supplies, MX
Tatuma: Limited 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: Good supplies, MX
Milpero:  Available supplies, MX
Verdolagas (aka Purslane): Good supplies, CA


CERTIFIED ORGANIC FRUITS

Apples:  Please see our complete selection in our Product Catalog
Ambrosia: Available now, Canada
Braeburn: Available
Fuji: Available, USA
Gala: Available, USA
Granny Smith:  Available, USA
Honeycrisp: Available, USA
Berries
Blackberries: Fair supplies
Blueberries: Good supplies
Raspberries: Fair supplies
Strawberries: Limited supplies
Coconuts
Drinking: Good supplies!
Sweet Young: Fair supplies, Thailand
Grapefruit: Available supplies
Kiwi: Available, CA
Kumquats: Available, CA
Lemons: Steady supplies
Meyer: Good supplies, CA
Limes:  Fair supplies, MX
Mandarins: New crop, USA
Mangoes: Season winding down, Peru.  Coming Soon - New crop, MX
Ataulfo: Available, MX
Oranges
Blood: Available
Cara Cara: Available, CA
Navel: Available supplies, CA
Valencia: Supplies good thru May, MX
Pears
Bartlett: New crop, Import
Bartlett (Red): New crop, Import
Bosc: Limited
D'Anjou: Limited
Pineapples: Fair supplies, Costa Rica/MX
Tangelos
Minneola: Available, CA
Tangerines
Clementine: Season winding down . . .
Gold Nugget: New crop, CA
Murcott: New crop available
Tomatoes
Cherry: Good supplies, MX
Grape: Good supplies, MX
Roma: Available, MX
TOV: Moderate supplies, MX

 

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