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Market Update for May

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Pacific Produce regularly releases an overview pertaining to which produce is in season, as well as market updates relates to prices and availability of crops. This week on the blog we’ll give you a quick rundown of what kinds of changes you’ll see in stores and markets near you. For full details, see the documents posted below.

What’s abundant:
Now is the time to grab some cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, green bells, green onions, eggplant and tomatoes. They’re in abundance and the prices are low! Melons are also getting sweeter and are at a great price point.

What’s struggling:
Organic greens – insect activity has ruined many crops. Brussels sprouts are also in low supply and will get very expensive. Chinese garlic and bush berries are also having a hard time.

What’s seasonal:
Green almonds, California avocados, California asparagus, green garlic, English peas, snap peas, fava beans,romano beans, local herbs, mini nasturtiums, baby leeks, ramps, fragrant rose petals, purple artichokes, fiddle head ferns, stinging nettles, green garlic, pea greens, spring onions, purple asparagus, black grapes, field grown rhubarb (WA).

To find out what kind of magic we work with produce at Catering Central, take a look at the menus on our website – or call us today on (650) 961-3300. We cater parties in Sunnyvale (94085), provide Catering Services in Mountain View and take care of all kinds of Private Event Catering in the San Francisco Bay Area.



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