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.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ronald Bown has attended the Produce Marketing Association’s annual Fresh Summit expo every year since 1987.
A new and larger capacity class of shipping vessels is calling on the Port of Philadelphia.
Columbine Vineyards has created a series of videos covering the entire process of its grape production.
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.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As California table grapes move through their heaviest shipping months of the year, volumes are close on the heels of last year’s record crop of 116 million 19-pound boxes.More Packer Stories for Grapes
Market Scope - Grapes, table — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27
KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (608-468-636) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged crimson seedless extra-large mostly $18.95-20.95, large mostly $16.95-18.95, medium $14.95-16.95; red globe extra-large $18.95-20.95, large mostly $15.95-16.95; autumn king extra-large $22.95-24.95, large mostly $20.95, medium $16.95-18.95; autumn royal extra-large $20.95-22.95, large mostly $19.95-20.95, medium $16.95-18.95; scarlet royal extra-large mostly $20.95-22.95, large mostly $18.95-20.95, medium $16.95-18.95. Extra services included.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (178-160-135) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged. Crimson seedless large mostly $16.95-18.95, medium $14.95-16.95; red globe large mostly $16.95, medium mostly $14.95; autumn king extra-large mostly $22.95, large mostly $20.95; autumn royal large mostly $16.95, medium $14.95-16.95; scarlet royal large mostly $17.95-18.95, medium mostly $16.95. Extra services included.