Melons

MELONS

 


Packer Stories

Demand strong for Guatemalan melons

11/11/2014

Importers report strong demand for melons at the start of the Guatemalan deals.

UPDATED: Fresh Del Monte reports strong third quarter

10/28/2014

(UPDATED CONTENT 11:53 a.m.) Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. posted a net sales increase of 3% and a gross profit increase of almost 40% for the third quarter this year compared to its performance in 2013.

Southern Corporate Packers increases acreage, adds products

10/21/2014

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Southern Corporate Packers Inc., is increasing acreage, growing some new items and expanding production of a commodity that isn’t widely grown in the fall.

Giumarra redesigns Nature’s Partner brand

10/08/2014

The Giumarra Cos. plans to debut a redesign of its Nature’s Partner brand in October for fall and winter crops such as Mexican melons and Argentinean blueberries.

Promotion plays on intense flavor pair

09/30/2014

Kiss melons and finger limes may not seem like a likely pair initially, but Shanley Farms and Sandstone Melon Co. found the match provided a flavorful boost for consumers.

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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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