LEMONS

This versatile fruit, which can be used for cooking, in drinks, as a fat-free flavor enhancer and even as a garnish, maintains a steady following. The likelihood of purchase slipped four percentage points from last year, but lemons were the ninth most-popular fruit in Fresh Trends 2013.

 

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Packer Stories

Kansas City chef features locally grown corn

07/22/2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When life gives Chef Jasper lemons, he makes limoncello. And locally grown sweet corn.

Sunkist plans cocktails for PMA Foodservice

07/21/2014

Sunkist Growers plans to showcase meyer lemons in mixed drinks at the Produce Marketing Association Foodservice Conference and Expo July 25-27 in Monterey, Calif.

Lemons take their turn as high-dollar citrus

07/18/2014

When lime prices hit triple-digits earlier this year, some shippers I talked to said restaurants were switching to lemons as a cheaper substitute.

Foodservice business updates

07/17/2014

Church Bros., LLC, Salina, Calif., recently launched three new salad blends for the foodservice industry.

Sunkist research shows lemons can replace salt

07/11/2014

Taste testing research just released by Sunkist Growers Inc. suggests that Americans can reduce the amount of salt they add while cooking by up to 75% by using lemon zest and juice instead.

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Market Scope - Lemons — F.o.b.s as of July 14

2014-07-13

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments fairly heavy — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Prices shippers first grade 75-165s and choice 75-140s higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel carton shippers first grade 75s mostly $43.80-47.90, 95-115s mostly $47.80-50.90, 140s mostly $43.80-46.90, 165s mostly $39.80-41.90, 200s mostly $28.40-32.90, 235s $20.80-22.90; shippers choice 75s mostly $33.80-37.90, 95s mostly $35.80-39.90, 115s mostly $36.80-39.90, 140s $38.80-39.90, 165s mostly $36.80-38.90, 200s mostly $27.40-29.90, 235s $19.80-20.90; unclassified (standard) 75s $24.80-25.90, 95-115s mostly $25.80-27.90, 140s mostly $26.80-28.90, 165s $27.80-30.90, 200s $22.80-24.90.

CHILE — Imports (5-13-25) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. A sufficient number of importers to establish a market were expected the week of July 14.

 


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