Sales of this summer fruit remain popular, although the likelihood of a nectarine purchase fell four percentage points from last year.
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.
Mountain View Fruit Sales, Reedley, Calif., is adding the Non-GMO Project Verified logo to packaging, its website and social media outlets.More Packer Stories for Nectarines
Market Scope - Nectarines — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (94-54-19) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Most shippers have finished for the season, remaining supplies in too few hands to establish market. Light shipments were expected to continue through Sept. 20. LAST REPORT.
SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (7-5-2) — Most shippers have finished for the season. Very light shipments to continue. LAST REPORT.
YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments moderate — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 30-36s mostly $20-22; 40-44s mostly $20; 48-50s mostly $18; 54-56s mostly $16-17. Quality generally good.
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