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.
As it prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary, Basciani Mushroom Farms, Avondale, Pa., is diversifying, adding blueberries to its offerings.
Watsonville, Calif.-based California Giant Berry Farms Inc., is running a summer promotion with Blendtec Blenders.
ALMA, Ga. — A group of dieticians and food bloggers received a first-hand look at how the U.S. blueberry industry sends product to consumers.
Jerry Connery has joined Watsonville-based California Giant Berry Farms as bush berry category manager.
Naturipe Farms LLC has begun its The Very Berry Month of May sweepstakes and promotion.More Packer Stories for Blackberries
Market Scope - Blackberries — F.o.b.s as of July 14
SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (8-9-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids $16-18. Organic: flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly $22-24. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.
SANTA MARIA DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (1-2-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids $14-16. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.
SOUTHEAST (GA, NC) DISTRICT — Shipments (6-4-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading active at lower prices. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids $16-18. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.