Freshly Picked, October 18, 2021

Alerts & What’s Trending

Produce

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There are constraints on value-added and processed items. The shortage on labor continues to affect the market.  

Grains

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Wheat has been increasing since July, up 75%. Canola oil trends higher.

Dairy

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Natural mozzarella and processed cheese was up due to increasing demand and labor shortages. Egg market is down with large supply and flat demand.  

Beef

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 Limited availability depending on grade. Strips, tenders and ribs, are leveling in price.

Pork

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Retail demand drove lift in pork butts. Bellies should be close to their peak.

Poultry

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 Chicken market is low as we approach the slow time of the year. Jumbo wings were own with increased availability. Medium and small wings stayed steady.

Seafood

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Alaska snow crab quota has been cut 88% while domestic shrimp is in good supply. Cod quotas will be announced shortly with reductions for 2022.