Mexico - Yellow squash production impacted by cold weather

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Cold weather in the Mexican growing regions has affected production of yellow squash. Supplies have been light and there have also been some quality issues present. Producers have noted that this cold weather is unseasonable and is normally not seen at the end of February. "Yellow squash is currently being grown in Sonora as well as Sinaloa, Mexico," said Sergio Huerta of VP Fresh Produce. "These areas, especially around Hermosillo, have been impacted by cold weather recently. Supplies are now lighter and we have also seen some quality issues related to the cold weather." "Typically, these kind of conditions can occur at the end of December or early January," Huerta noted. "It's very rare for them to affect the region at the end of February. This region will be the primary source of yellow squash for at least another month, when supplies begin to reduce in April." Source - http://www.freshplaza.com
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