Produce News Update
I hope everyone is doing well and your year is off to a great start!!
We will have plenty of time this year to use the basics as far a fruit so while you have
the opportunity please mix it up! You need to be using items like peaches, plums,
nectarines, PLUOTS, watermelons, cantaloupes, honey dew, and all 3 colors of grapes!
Local gold and gala apples are now available so lets all enjoy those also. Kids love
those gala apples!
We have lots of local right now! Lets all use the great local items while it is being
Please note that your lettuce products are running very rough right now. They are telling
us it is due to extremely hot conditions. This is having an impact on ALL your California
greens. Please do not stay way ahead on those items as we all know the price rises and
the quality declines. Also, I have attached a letter from one of our vendors below just
to give you as much of the information as possible. Hopefully this will be very short
Do not hesitate to call if you have any questions. That is what we are here for. Thanks
and have a wonderful day!
Donald A. Welborn
Food Safety Coordinator
Carolina Produce Company Inc
Due to extreme weather related issues in the growing regions, Taylor Farms Tennessee will
take a price increase on 8-30-15. The crops on the West Coast have seen challenges, such
as HOT days. This has caused a temporary shortage in the crop and yields are down. We will
continue to monitor the situation and will return to normal pricing as soon as the market
will allow. Please contact your Taylor Tennessee rep for any additional questions. Thank
you for your support.
4-5# Iceberg $2.00
2-5# Iceberg $1.00
1-5# Iceberg $1.00
4-5# Iceberg blends-$1.00
2-5# Iceberg blends-$1.00
1-5# Iceberg blends-$1.00
4# Spinach $1.00
6-3# Broccoli $3.00
4-3# Broccoli $2.00
2-3# Broccoli $1.00
50ct Broccoli snack pack $1.00
Director of Sales
Taylor Farms Tennessee