Ford's Produce Supply Update

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We’re broadening our organics lineup, and are looking forward to stocking more items on a regular basis.

Heavy rains in Mexican vegetable fields and the cold, windy weather that’s hit the east coast have shut down production for many vegetables.

Asparagus went nuts last week, with the rainy weather in Mexican fields and short supplies form Peru driving the market upwards. Prices are much higher on the light supply.

Mexican truck drivers and farmers went on strike last week in response to the end of certain fuel subsidies.

Don’t forget about our dried mushrooms! We stock Porcini, Shii-take, Maitake, and a great Forest Blend with 5 popular mushrooms.

Georgia is winding down their cabbage season, but Texas and Florida are poised to begin theirs.

The strike that the Mexican Avocado pickers and growers held a couple of weeks ago, to get higher prices from the packing houses is finished now, just in time for the Super Bowl.

Florida has finished their cucumber season, but Mexican and Central American growers are picking up their slack.

Pear shipments are 12% down this year over last, but 22% down over the five year average.

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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!