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

Consolidated Fruit Packers expands Canadian operation

11/20/2014

The Star Group’s Consolidated Fruit Packers is planning a packing facility in Osoyoos, British Columbia.

Produce for Kids hosts #FestiveFlavors Twitter party

11/12/2014

Produce for Kids, Melissa’s Produce, Naturipe, and Stemilt are hosting the #FestiveFlavors Twitter party Nov. 12 at 9 p.m. EST.

Sakuma precooler improvements aid shipments

11/06/2014

Global Cooling Inc., is touting the success of a precooling unit it recently sold to Sakuma Bros. Farms Inc.

Florida Ag Expo highlights production efficiencies

11/05/2014

BALM, Fla. — At the Nov. 5 Florida Ag Expo, some of the Sunshine State’s grower-shippers discussed how they deal with increasing production costs.

Naturipe pushes 1-pound blueberry pack as standard

10/23/2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Naturipe Farms LLC, Salinas, hopes to move the blueberry industry toward using a 1-pound clamshell as its base pack, similar to the way the strawberry industry moved out of pint baskets to 1-pounders several years ago.

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Market Scope - Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17

2014-11-16

ARGENTINA — (7-6*-9) — Imports via air. Movement expected to decrease as the season starts to wind down. Port of entry: Miami International Airport. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $26. Includes a few from Uruguay. Quality good. *revised.

 


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