After six weeks in the No. 1 spot on Produce Market Guide, figs finally were bumped out by chili peppers the week of Aug. 12, sliding to second place. Okra maintained its No. 3 status from the previous week, while cucumbers and yellow plums switched places, coming in at No. 4 and No. 5.
Among the top 10 items, eggplant climbed from No. 12 the previous week to claim the No. 7 spot from avocados, which fell to No. 12. Apples, No. 8 the week of Aug. 5, and pears, No. 9, fell to No. 16 and No. 14 the week of Aug. 12, while tomatoes shot to No. 9 and bananas reappeared in the No. 10 slot.