The likelihood of a pomegranate purchase increased three percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.
San Francisco-based Pacific Organic Produce is importing Peruvian organic pomegranate arils, adding several months of availability to its program for the fruit.
Years of legal language will be reduced to two 15-minute statements as an appeals court hears lawyers for Pom Wonderful and the Federal Trade Commission describe advertising claims the government contends are illegal.
NEW ORLEANS — The Los Angeles-based Paramount Citrus/Paramount Farms expo booth at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit 2013 generated some buzz on the show floor, with the company rolling out a number of new products.
Ruby Fresh Pomegranates is a finalist for the Produce Marketing Association Impact award for its 3.5-ounce single-serve arils packaging under its Salad Jewels label.
A video promoting the Nov. 2 Madera Pomegranate Festival features the California city’s mayor and one of his predecessors in a hip hop song parody.More Packer Stories for Pomegranates
Market Scope - Pomegranates — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (15-7-7) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons two-layer wonderful 22s $24.55-26.55, 24s $24.55-26.55, 26s $22.55-24.55, 28s $22.55-24.55, 30s $18.55-21.55, 32s $18.55-21.55. Extra services included. Some shippers have finished for the season.
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