This fuzzy stone fruit is one of the top fruits in Fresh Trends 2013, but the likelihood of a peach purchase fell 10 percentage points from last year.
As Florida production increases, a move is afoot to start a trade association that represents the Sunshine State’s peach growers.
An expansion to Titan Farms’ peach packing facility that will include a new packing line is expected to be completed by mid-May.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, featuring seminars on the Affordable Care Act and food safety, attracted a record number of attendees.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — On Jan. 10, the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association elected and re-elected officers at the group’s 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association donated a salad bar to a local school and recognized southeastern produce industry leaders.More Packer Stories for Peaches
Market Scope - Peaches — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20
CHILE — Imports (17-38-39) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons and lugs two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 30s $14-16, 40s $14-16, 42s mostly $14, 48-56s $12-14; 9-kilogram containers loose various yellow-flesh varieties 60s $12-14. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons and lugs two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s mostly $12, 48-56s $10-12; 9-kilogram containers loose various yellow-flesh varieties 60s $12-14, 66s $10-12. Quality good.