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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Kiwifruit markets should stay strong when California takes over the bulk of production in October.
FRESNO, Calif. — While some vineyard and orchard removals — with citrus hardest hit — are a fact of life in the midst of California’s severe drought, fall fruit volumes are likely to rival last year’s on several crops.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California kiwifruit producers are optimistic that the lack of Chilean fruit on the market will translate to strong demand and equally strong prices for their crop, which should hit the market in late September.More Packer Stories for Kiwifruit
Market Scope - Kiwifruit — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15
CHILE — Imports (12-9-5) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase slightly. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23s $25, 25s $24, 27s $24, 30s $23, 33s $22, 36s $21, 39s $20, 42s $18, 45s $17. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading lower. Prices unchanged. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23-25s $26.50, 27s $26, 30s $25, 33s $24, 36s $21, 39s $22, 42s $19, 45s $18. Quality good.
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