Sales of this summer fruit remain popular, although the likelihood of a nectarine purchase fell four percentage points from last year.
Awe Sum Organics Inc., has received Green Business certification.
With more acres, warehouse space and new equipment in place, E.W. Brandt & Sons is making a new marketing push for its RemBrandt Masterpiece Fruit brand.
Chilean stone fruit shipments to the U.S. will likely be significantly lower this season, though promotions are still possible later in the deal.
Police special forces entered a Chilean port where workers are striking Jan. 13.
A strike at a major Chilean port could affect fruit exports to the U.S.More Packer Stories for Nectarines
Market Scope - Nectarines — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24
CHILE — Imports (13-30*-22) — Imports by boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s mostly $26-28, 48-50s mostly $24, 54s mostly $22-24. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 40-46s $26-28, 48-56s $22-24. Quality good. *revised.