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Asparagus growers are seeing a lot of smaller sizing out of Peru.  El Nino has created a situation where it does not cool down enough at night.

Cabbage supplies across the country are starting to come online for the summer crop. New crops in Michigan, Wisconsin, and through the Carolinas are at full production.

The crazy hot weather that hit the Southeast last week finished the squash season in many areas.

Sweet Corn is winding up locally, but what’s still being harvested is beautiful.

The overabundance of watermelons continues, as shippers are struggling to sell the melons as fast as they can grow them.

We’re starting to see some NC tomato growers beginning their harvest.

The egg market is still a mess.  Extreme shortages due to the euthanized influenza sickened chickens and new overcrowding laws have driven prices through the roof.

What’s Local?
Peppers, eggplant, limited corn, blueberries, cabbage, squash, and lots of other items!  Tomatoes are just getting started.

What’s New This Week?
Beautiful Local Mixed Heirloom Tomatoes, 10# boxes

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Since 1946

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For more than sixty-five 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!