ASIAN PEARS

The likelihood of an asian pear purchase slipped two percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012. Younger shoppers clearly prefer this crunchy fruit. The likelihood of purchase decreased according to age.

 

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Packer Stories

Asian pear prices to climb when Chile takes over

02/26/2014

Asian pear markets should strengthen when California yields to a much smaller Chilean crop.

Western Fresh optimistic despite freeze

11/14/2013

Considering the amount of bad luck the Chilean fruit industry had this fall with drought and a severe freeze, Western Fresh Marketing Inc. finds itself in pretty good shape.

California Fall Fruit business updates

08/27/2013

In anticipation of the 2013-14 season, Booth Ranches LLC, Orange Cove, Calif., has increased its bagging capacity to meet customer demand and has added the capability to produce full-wrap bags.

Oppy touts Taylor’s Gold pears

04/29/2013

Officials at the Oppenheimer Group say the Taylor’s Gold pears from New Zealand this season are possibly the best ever.

Asian pear demand should hold steady as supplies shift to Chile

02/13/2013

Grower-shippers and importers expect a smooth transition from California to Chilean Asian pears, with continued steady movement and demand.

More Packer Stories for Asian Pears

 

 

Market Scope - Asian pears — F.o.b.s as of April 7

2014-04-06

CHILE — Imports (1-3-2) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons one-layer hosui 8-12s $14-15, 14s $13.50-14.50, 16s $13-14, 18s $12-12.50, 20s $10.50, 22s $9.50; shinseiki 8-10s $14-15, 12-14s $13.50-14.50, 16s $13-14. Cartons two-layer hosui 44s $17. Quality good.

 


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