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

California dried plum production up 15%

08/21/2014

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

Produce companies sue ocean carrier because of cold chain issues

07/24/2014

Eight produce companies have filed federal court cases this year seeking more than $280,000 from a New York City shipping company for failing to maintain correct refrigeration temperatures, the most recent involving mangoes from Peru.

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Market Scope - Plums — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (79-90-80) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 28-pound cartons loose owen T 20-25s $22.85-24.85, 30-35s mostly $22.85, 40-45s mostly $20.85-22.85, 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s mostly $14.85-15.85, 70-75s mostly $12.85; friar 30-35s mostly $22.85, 40-45s mostly $20.85-22.85, 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s mostly $14.85, 70-75s $12.85-13.85, fortune 20-25s $24.85-25.85, 30-35s $20.85-22.85, 40-45s mostly $20.85, 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s mostly $14.85-15.85, 70-75s $12.85-13.85, primetime 30-35s $20.85-22.85, 40-45s $18.85-22.85, 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s $13.85-15.85, 70-75s $12.85-13.85, joanna red 30-35s mostly $22.85, 40-45s mostly $18.85-20.85, 50-55s mostly $16.85-17.85, 60-65s mostly $14.85-15.85, 70-75s $12.85-13.85. Interspecific-type dapple dandy 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s $14.85-16.85, 70-75 $12.85-13.85. Dapple fire 30-35s $20.85-24.85, 40-45s $18.85-22.85, 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s $14.85-15.85, 70-75s $12.85-14.85, black kat 30-35s $20.85-22.85, 40-45s $18.85-22.85, 50-55s $16.85-18.85, 60-65s $14.85-16.85, 70-75s mostly $12.85, Extra services included.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (1-5-4) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 30-pound cartons loose Washington 1 1¼-inch minimum mostly $12. Quality generally good. 

 


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