Having access to foodservice market reports can provide a Chef with the info he/she needs to plan menus which will be profitable and in sync with the seasons and market trends. Below are a number of market reports and news feeds from various food service sources. If you have a favorite source for market reports or restaurant news leave a comment below with a link to the site. Perhaps we'll incorporate it into the list!
Produce Market Reports
The Source by Pro*Act Weekly update on fruit and vegetable trends nation-wide. Field monitoring is done weeks and days before harvests to keep abreast of supply and quality issues in the various growing regions. This diligent monitoring enables PRO*ACT to forecast supply volume and market trends and spot potential quality problems in upcoming stands.
USDA Fruit & Vegetable Market Reports If you want detailed info then this is the site for you! Multiple reports for specific fruits and vegetables, pricing & volume trends, as well as customizable reports.