Annual Transition

Annual Transition

Thurs, Nov 2nd, 2023

Dear Ole Tyme Customers:

Annual Transition

    Seasonal shifts in climate affect the essential growing conditions for producing high-quality food throughout the year. To maintain a reliable supply of quality #produce, growers relocate to different regions during critical points in the year: spring and late fall. In late fall, growers in Salinas, California pack up and move their operations to Yuma, Arizona. In early spring, they reverse the process, returning from Yuma to Salinas.
    Not all fruits and vegetables are the same! Some crops prefer warmer temperatures, while others thrive in colder weather. For example, leafy vegetables prefer climates with moderate temperature ranges. Too much heat or cold can negatively impact quality.

Products impacted by #transition: leafy greens, cilantro, broccoli, cauliflower, and celery are all among the produce that shifts to different growing locations in spring and late fall.


If you have any questions, please reach out to your Sales Representative.


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