Plums/Prunes

PLUMS/PRUNES

The likelihood of a plum purchase dropped eight percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012, although the purple fruit still remains in the top 20 favorite fruits.

 

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Packer Stories

High-quality empress plum crop expected

08/25/2014

The Grant J. Hunt Co. reports outstanding quality and big size on this year’s crop of empress plums from Oregon.

California dried plum production up 15%

08/21/2014

An estimated 15% more dried plums than last year will be produced in California this season.

California dried plum production up 15%

08/18/2014

An estimated 15% more dried plums than last year should ship from California this season.

California Grape and Tree Fruit League changes name

08/08/2014

Beginning Aug. 12, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League will be known as the California Fresh Fruit Association.

Wawona expands stone fruit recall; listeria source a mystery

08/01/2014

Wawona Packing Co. is expanding its July 19 stone fruit recall related to listeria, adding it hasn’t determined the source.

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Market Scope - Plums — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

2014-09-14

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (52-57-40) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. 28-pound cartons loose angeleno 30-35s $26.85-27.85, 40-45s $24.85-26.85, 50-55s mostly $20.85-22.85, 60-65s $18.85-21.85, 70-75s $14.85-17.85. Interspecific-type flavor fall 30-35s $22.85-26.85, 40-45s mostly $22.85-24.85, 50-55s mostly $20.85-22.85, 60-65s mostly $18.85-20.85, 70-75s $14.85-16.85. Extra services included.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (4-3-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 30-pound cartons loose Washington 1 1¼-inch minimum mostly $12. Offerings in few hands. LAST REPORT for 2014 prunes. Quality generally good.

 


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