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.


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Court demands explanation from labor board in Gerawan case


California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board has until Dec. 1 to explain to the California Court of Appeals whether it abused its discretion when it refused to count ballots last year regarding the unionization of employees at Gerawan Farming Inc.

Symms Fruit Ranch executive dies


Dan Symms, an executive at Caldwell, Idaho-based fruit grower-shipper Symms Fruit Ranch, died Oct. 7 of cancer. He was 52.

Be sure ‘pretty as a picture’ considers chill requirements


"The stars — they’re beautiful, aren’t they?” — “Men in Black” I think of this movie line when I see a nice display of new red potatoes on a wet rack.

Disney branded stone fruit in Albertsons display contest


Albertsons produce departments in Southern California featured Disney-themed displays of stone fruit from Scattaglia Growers & Shippers for three weeks in July and August.

Peach donations benefit North Carolina food banks


Harris-Teeter Super Markets Inc., and one of the East Coast’s largest peach growers helped needy people enjoy the taste of peaches through donations to North Carolina food banks.

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Market Scope - Peaches — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29


CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (112-53-50) — Movement expected to decrease. Most shippers have finished for the season with supplies in too few hands to establish market. Light shipments expected to continue through Oct. 15. LAST REPORT.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (23-14-5) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties supplies insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT for 2014 peaches.


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