Ford's Produce Supply Update

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Many apple shippers are done with Golds and Galas, and pricing suddenly jumped last week as a result.

South Carolina peach farmers are winding down for the season, and probably making their harvest this week.

Lots of different stone fruits are in a surplus right now.  We have red and yellow (Rainier) cherries at bargain prices.

The asparagus market remains volatile with limited supplies.  Air freight has been a struggle out of Peru and costs have increased considerably.
Idaho’s potato supply continues to dwindle as shippers sell out for the year.

Zucchini and squash are very plentiful, with heavy volumes coming out of New Jersey, North Carolina, Michigan, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

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Green peppers are winding down locally.

Local vine ripened and heirloom tomatoes are reaching peak harvest.

Squash and zucchini are in very heavy volumes locally

All sorts of varietal eggplant are available locally now.

Local watermelons are at peak production.

My friend asked me to help round up his 37 sheep....

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Since 1946

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For more than seventy years, Ford's Produce has provided quality fruits and vegetables throughout North Carolina. As a wholesaler, receiver, distributor and importer of a huge line of fresh fruits and vegetables from all over the world, we are proud to serve some of the finest restaurants and grocery stores in America that just happen to be located close to home.

Our business philosophy, now four generations old, is based on building strong relationships and partnerships with our customers. We pride ourselves not only on providing the highest quality products, but also the best customer service in the industry.

We appreciate your taking the time to find out more about Ford’s Produce. And remember…when a Ford’s Produce truck pulls up to your back door, you're getting the best that North Carolina and the world have to offer. Complete list of products

Ford’s Produce started and operates the only state inspected and Fords Produce Companyapproved fresh-cut processing facility in eastern North Carolina. Ford’s Mr. Fresh! provides the freshest and highest quality of fresh-cut produce possible year-round.

Compared to west coast source providers, our product is usually at least five days fresher!


We look forward to serving you!