On-the-Ground Update

Iceberg Lettuce Affected by Cold Snap in Yuma, Arizona During W4

Vegetables
Fresh Lettuce
United States
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Agustin Aponte
Published Feb 2, 2023
In Yuma, Arizona, a continental cold snap during W4 has created conditions for "lettuce ice" that lasted until W5, resulting in further production and delivery delays. Lettuce growth has slowed down, and products delivered in W4 have received complaints or rejections due to the quality, with significant blistering and peeling issues. Industry experts forecast prices will increase up to 5-7%.
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