Grapes

  GRAPES

Grapes maintained their standing as the No. 3 fruit in Fresh Trends this year, but in 2013 they share the spotlight with strawberries as the third most-popular fruit.

 

More data for Grapes


Packer Stories

Arkansas grapes featured at Emmys after-party

08/28/2014

After the Emmy awards, it was lights, cameras and grapes for Arkansas’ fruit breeding program.

Savannah port to import cold-treated South American fruit

08/27/2014

The Port of Savannah plans to receive South American fruit through a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program allowing imports of cold-treated commodities.

Organic equivalency talks underway with Mexico

08/27/2014

On-site assessments of Mexico’s organic certification program is on the agenda later this year as U.S. officials negotiate an organic equivalency program with their Mexican counterparts.

Organic category flourishing in desert

08/20/2014

A growing national appetite for organics and a climate amenable to growing fruits and vegetables without the aid of artificial fertilizers and pesticides is causing the category to surge in the Coachella Valley, growers and shippers there say.

Jim Pandol & Co. launches organic Sweet Babies

08/19/2014

Jim Pandol & Co. is making its Sweet Babies grapes available in certified-organic format.

More Packer Stories for Grapes

 

 

Market Scope - Grapes, table — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (539-636-597) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices princess and scarlet royal lower, others generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged. Thompson seedless large mostly $16.95, medium mostly $13.95-14.95; red globe extra-large $18.95-19.95, large $16.95-18.95; princess large mostly $15.95-16.95; scarlet royal extra-large $18.95-20.95, large $16.95-18.95, export 21-pound containers bagged. red globe extra-large mostly $20.95-22.95. Extra services included.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (140-166-136) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices princess and scarlet royal lower, others generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged. Thompson seedless large mostly $16.95, medium mostly $12.95-13.95; flame seedless large mostly $16.95, medium $12.95-14.95; red globe large $16.95-18.95; princess large mostly $14.95-15.95, medium mostly $13.95, scarlet royal large mostly $18.95, medium $15.95-16.95. Extra services included.

 


Feedback Form
Leads to Insight