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 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.

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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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