You heard it through the GrapeVine!
March 20, 2017
Accelerating prices on all leaf items and iceberg lettuce continues to be a huge problem. Demand far exceeds the supplies growers have. Processors are scrambling for supplies of lettuce and romaine and most processors have initiated pro-rates on all orders. Romaine blend, cut romaine and shredded lettuce have seen increased pricing.
Also, mushroom growers are again finding their harvests coming up short and cannot meet the current demand. Orders are being cut as much as 40% at times.
We will keep you updated as we move forward.