This fuzzy fruit is a consistent seller. The likelihood of a kiwi purchase was the same as last year, with 26% of shoppers saying they bought the fruit in the past year.
For the second straight year, Chile has been hit with unusually cold fall weather, but damage should be much lighter than last year.
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Cuties, the branded mandarins from Pasadena, Calif.-based Sun Pacific, have new friends in the produce department – Mighties brand kiwifruit.
For the second straight year, Chile has been hit with unusually cold fall weather, potentially damaging fruit crops.
Under a new proposal, kiwifruit imported from Chile would not have to be fumigated with methyl bromide.
New fresh-cut fruit snack cups from the Tom Lange Co. are scheduled to be introduced for nationwide sale under the brand Actual Produce at Fresh Summit.More Packer Stories for Kiwifruit
Market Scope - Kiwifruit — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20
ITALY — Imports (5-8-9) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Expect sufficient volume and number of importers to establish a market by early November. FIRST REPORT.
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Light shipments have begun and most shippers expected to begin harvesting the week of Oct. 13. The first f.o.b. was expected to begin on or around Oct. 22. No f.o.b. reported as of Oct. 20. FIRST REPORT.
CHILE — Imports (1-1*-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23s $25, 25-27s $24-25, 30s $23-24, 33s $22-23, 36s $21-22, 39s $20-21, 42s $19-20, 45s $18-19. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23-25s $24-26, 27s $23-25, 30s $22-24, 33s $21-23, 36s $20-22, 39s $19-21, 42s $17-19, 45s $16-18. Quality good.