Ford's Produce Supply Update

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We all had an eventful week last week, with the CDC’s advisory on romaine lettuce out of Yuma, AZ and the recall on 200,000,000 eggs on the east coast.  These two back-to-back events created a lot of concern and conversation.  Here’s how we dealt with it.  We quickly implemented our recall policy and contacted and recovered all unused fresh-cut romaine from our customers.  Next we...

Tomatoes are still in an oversupply situation, and prices just don’t get any lower than this.

Freight rates for cross country trucks continue to climb, with new regulations on the trucking industry costing them many thousands of dollars per month, and severely limiting the amount of hours a driver can work per month.

The California Navel Orange is one of the most delicious of all fruit when it’s at peak season. 

What’s Local Now? We currently have local strawberries, Swiss Chard, Asparagus, and Sweet Potatoes.  Lots of other items coming soon!

We’re starting to see some traditional spring time items, like English Peas, Ramps, and Morels.

FDA Food Safety Alerts & Recalls

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Warehouse Operations

 

State Farmer's Market
in Raleigh, NC
located in the Wholesale Building 2.

Ten Refrigerated Storage Rooms with Controlled Humidity.

Total Square Feet: 18,900

Refrigerated Space in Total Cubic Feet: 259,652

Fords Produce Refrigerated Storage Rooms with Controlled Humidity

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Steritech Superior
Rating
for Warehouse
operations. This is the best!

Forced Air Banana
Ripening Rooms

Fords Produce Company Quality Assurance Manager on duty checking your order.

Quality Assurance Manager on duty checking your order.

Computerized Energy Management System

Fords Produce Company Quality Assurance Manager on duty checking your order.
   
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