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

Berry supplies seem strong

07/24/2014

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

Blueberries see growth in demand, supplies

07/24/2014

Blueberry supplies look ample for the summer, and grower-shippers expect a strong blueberry crop from British Columbia this year, perhaps even a record-setting one.

Summer Berries business updates

07/24/2014

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

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 - Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

SOUTH NEW JERSEY — Shipments (109-96-57) — Movement expected to decrease as the season continues to wind down. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large $11.50-13.50. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

BRITISH COLUMBIA CROSSINGS THROUGH NORTHWEST WASHINGTON — Crossings (6*-23*-44) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Prices in U.S. dollars. Flats of 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large Canada 1 mostly $12-13.50. Quality generally good. *revised

OREGON/WASHINGTON — (58-49-36) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices conventional pints slightly lower, others slightly higher. Flats of 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $13.50-14.50; flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $10-12; organic flats of 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $24-25; flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large $16-18.50. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-11-23) — Movement expected to increase as harvesting increases. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large $12-14. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (15-11-2) — Movement expected to continue decreasing as most shippers are finished for the season. No f.o.b. issued as of July 21. LAST REPORT.

 


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