The likelihood of a cranberry purchase slipped two percentage points from last year, but this fall favorite still has its niche. Even the younger generation has embraced this “traditional” fruit, with shoppers age 21-39 being among some of the most likely to buy cranberries this year.


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Market Scope - Market Scope - Cranberries — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 9


ALL PRODUCTION AREAS — Shipments (42*-10-12) — Movement expected to continue seasonal decline. Wholesale prices at the New England Produce Center on Dec. 9: cartons of 24 12-ounce film bags MA late howe $36.


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