Blackberries

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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Packer Stories

Dave’s Specialty Imports adds gooseberries

10/10/2014

Dave’s Specialty Imports Inc., is adding another berry to its mix.

Sambrailo introducing Go Greener! clamshells

10/07/2014

Sambrailo Packaging plans to introduce a line of environmentally friendly clamshells Oct. 17-19 at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.

California Giant offerings tout berries for back-to-school

09/03/2014

California Giant Berry Farms has added a Kids Corner section to its website and is offering a “Back-To-School Survival Guide” with tips on how to include berries in lunches and breakfasts.

Mixons planning to depart Dole

08/07/2014

The Mixon brothers are planning to leave Dole.

Berry supplies seem strong

07/24/2014

Berry supplies are in full swing for the summer, according to grower-shippers.

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

2014-10-12

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (4-8-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries $14. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SANTA MARIA DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries $16-18. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries $16-18. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality. Many shippers have finished for the season.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (6-2*-1) — Imports via air from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries $10-12. Quality good. *revised.

 


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