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MARKET REPORT – NOV. 30TH, 2018

Let’s just fly through the list and see what makes the news!

Speaking of flying – Chile is delayed again on blueberries as growers still recover from hail shatter a couple of weeks ago at least in the region where ours come from.  Expect first arrival around the 9th or so.  We’ve been relying on Argentina for the last 6 weeks and that continues for another 10 days.  Except we can’t get any.  Why?  The dumbest of reasons.  There is a G20 summit in Argentina this week.  When the King of Saudi Arabia, the child from the US, dictators from Russia and elsewhere hob-nob for a week and get nothing accomplished except a nice break from the news cycle – that’s the G20, and because there’s so many important people in one place, air space is restricted and air freight shipments are cancelled, in case terrorists ……………

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MARKET REPORT – NOV. 28TH, 2018

A LITTLE MID-WEEK NEWS UPDATE

ROMAINE

Romaine Warning Cancelled. Nearly. Health officials have determined that all cases of E.Coli likely came from Romaine lettuce harvested in Coastal California growing regions.  No other region of California was producing and shipping Romaine at the time.  All warnings have ended for Romaine grown in Imperial, Coachella, San Joaquin, Yuma, Mexico, and greenhouse / living lettuce.  Warnings continue for Romaine shipping from Salinas.  Most shippers operating in Salinas have packed up shop for the winter anyhow and those with crop in the field aren’t packing or shipping, just tilling I’d imagine.

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