BLACKBERRIES

These dark berries are among the top 20 most popular fruits in Fresh Trends 2013. The likelihood of a blackberry purchase fell four percentage points from last year.

 

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Market Scope - Blackberries — F.o.b.s as of April 14

2014-04-13

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (33-*35-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids $10-12. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (3-1*-0) — Imports via air from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons of 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly $12-12.50. Quality good. *revised.

 


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