KIWIFRUIT

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.

 

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Packer Stories

PSA could threaten Chilean kiwifruit

04/17/2014

A vine disease that caused widespread damage to New Zealand kiwifruit is now on the radar of Chilean kiwifruit growers.

California kiwifruit order up for vote

04/14/2014

California kiwifruit growers will vote from May 15–30 on whether to continue their federal marketing order, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture news release.

Zespri researching edible, easy-peel skin kiwifruit

04/03/2014

Zespri International Ltd. is working on developing a kiwifruit with edible or easily peelable skin, but consumers shouldn’t expect to see one in grocery stores anytime soon.

Zespri to tout SunGold kiwifruit at CPMA

04/01/2014

New Zealand-based marketer Zespri Kiwifruit is entering the SunGold variety in the new product award competition at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention and trade show April 2-4 in Vancouver.

UPDATED: Kiwifruit markets headed for ‘uncharted territory’

03/25/2014

Kiwifruit prices could be headed for a record as Chile, hit hard by September freezes, takes over the deal.

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Market Scope - Kiwifruit — F.o.b.s as of April 14

2014-04-13

ITALY — Imports (26-24-20) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23-27s $20-23, 30s mostly $18-20, 33s $19-21, 36-39s $18-20, 42-45s $17-19. Quality good.

CHILE — Imports (3-16-14) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23-27s $22-24, 30s $21-23, 33s $20-22, 36-39s $19-21, 42-45s $18-20. Quality good.

 


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