Sales of this summer fruit remain popular, although the likelihood of a nectarine purchase fell four percentage points from last year.
Albertsons produce departments in Southern California featured Disney-themed displays of stone fruit from Scattaglia Growers & Shippers for three weeks in July and August.
Beginning Aug. 12, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League will be known as the California Fresh Fruit Association.
Wawona Packing Co. is expanding its July 19 stone fruit recall related to listeria, adding it hasn’t determined the source.
Stemilt Growers LLC has started harvesting the sixth season of its all-organic peach and nectarine crop in Washington State.
New Jersey is celebrating the arrival of summer peaches through a variety of peach-oriented events and festivals.More Packer Stories for Nectarines
Market Scope - Nectarines — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29
YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments moderate — Movement expected to decrease. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties Supplies insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT for 2014 nectarines.