Melons

MELONS

 


Packer Stories

Fruit chunker nominated for Fruit Logistica award

12/17/2014

A pineapple and melon fruit chunker from Atlas Pacific Engineering Co., has been nominated as a Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2015 by Messe Berlin.

Watermelon board reorganizes after Gordon Hunt leaves

12/09/2014

The departure of the National Watermelon Promotion Board’s longtime director of marketing, Gordon Hunt, prompted a staff reorganization.

Kingston Fresh operation achieves high PrimusLabs score

12/09/2014

Kingston Fresh’s south Florida cold storage operation has achieved a high food safety score.

Ayco Farms names VP to head West Coast expansion

12/08/2014

Ayco Farms Inc. has named a vice president of its West Coast division.

Southeast regional growers show adds features

12/03/2014

Higher attendance and new educational session topics are planned for the 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Ga.

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Market Scope - Melons — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (24-29-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Unofficial prices 2/3 cartons hami 5-6s $10.95-13.25, orange-flesh, galia, juan canary and santa claus 5-6s $8.45-10.95. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Aug. 18 because of supplies in few hands.

 


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