Blueberries

BLUEBERRIES

These small, antioxidant-rich berries are growing in popularity. Blueberries were the No. 8 fruit that consumers purchased in the past year, up from No. 10 in Fresh Trends 2012. The tiny blue globes were the No. 4 item that consumers said they were buying now that they did not buy previously.

 

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Packer Stories

North Bay, Produce Mom partner

12/17/2014

North Bay Produce Inc. and the Produce Mom have begun a partnership to promote the Traverse City, Mich.-based grower-shipper cooperative’s fruits and vegetables.

Eyes on pies at California Giant

12/10/2014

California Giant Berry Farms is offering a winter promotion, “All About Pies,” with a contest inviting consumers to submit recipes featuring the grower-shipper’s blueberries or blackberries — or both.

Kingston Fresh operation achieves high PrimusLabs score

12/09/2014

Kingston Fresh’s south Florida cold storage operation has achieved a high food safety score.

Blueberry council seeks nominations

12/04/2014

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is seeking nominations for council members.

Southeast regional growers show adds features

12/03/2014

Higher attendance and new educational session topics are planned for the 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Ga.

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Market Scope - Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

2014-12-07

CHILE — (7-17*-26) — Imports via air. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Miami International Airport. Trading active for fairly light supplies. Prices slightly lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $24-26. Quality good. *revised

CHILE — 0-2-5 — Imports via air. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Los Angeles International Airport. Trading active for fairly light supplies. Prices flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large $25-28. Quality good. FIRST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (2-3-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading very active. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly $26-28. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.

CHILE — (0-0-2) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading active for light supplies. Prices flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large $24-26. Quality good. FIRST REPORT.

 


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