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

Berry supplies seem strong

07/24/2014

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

Summer Berries business updates

07/24/2014

Watsonville, Calif.-based California Giant Berry Farms Inc., is running a summer promotion with Blendtec Blenders.

Raspberries, blackberries increase their following

07/23/2014

Cat McKenzie, marketing director for the Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission said marketing cane berries has similarities but also some key differences with marketing other berries.

Consumers beat the heat with berry recipes

07/23/2014

Summer means heat, and heat means people are in search of cool, refreshing recipes.

Shoppers begin to preplan berry purchases

07/23/2014

Fresh berries can be impulse buys or planned purchases, sources say.

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Market Scope - Blackberries — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (9-9-12) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading organic active, others fairly active at lower prices. Prices organic unchanged, others lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries $16. Organic: flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries mostly $22-24. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SANTA MARIA DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (2-3-5) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries mostly $14-15. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SOUTHEAST (GA, NC) DISTRICT — Shipments (4-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids blackberries $16-18. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

 


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