The likelihood of a pear purchase fell five percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.


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Apple, pear losses mount in port gridlock


Fresh produce arrivals through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., have been delayed amid management claims that a labor slowdown has spread there from Seattle and Tacoma, Wash.

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Kroger marketing vet joins tree fruit shipper


Columbia Marketing International, Wenatchee, Wash., has named Kroger veteran Don Patella regional marketing director.

Marketer joins Pear Bureau Northwest


Pear Bureau Northwest has named Kathy Stephenson marketing communications director.

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Market Scope - Pears — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17


YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2014 crop shipments (236*-225*-231, includes exports 79*-79*-78) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices bartlett 110s and anjou 135s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 4/5-bushel cartons wrapped U.S. 1 bartlett 70-90s mostly $24-26; 100s mostly $20-22; 110s $20-22, 120s mostly $18-20, 135s $18-20, 150s $16-18. Anjou 70-90s mostly $24-26; 100s mostly $24; 110s $22-24; 120s $20-22, 135s $20, 150s $18-20. Bosc (mostly standard russet) 70-90s mostly $22-24, 100-110s $20-22, 120s $18-20; fine appearance (including golden russet) 70-90s mostly $28-30, 100s $24-26, 110s mostly $22-24, 120s $20-22. Quality generally good. (*revised)


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