Pomegranates

POMEGRANATES

The likelihood of a pomegranate purchase increased three percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.

 

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Packer Stories

Bins give edge for retail sales

09/19/2014

There are plenty of options when it comes to packing and shipping pomegranates, but there’s little doubt what choice California grower-shippers think work best at retail. Michael Solomon, president of Los Angeles-based Pom Wonderful, said branded bins are vital to successful displays.

D.J. Forry shipping new varieties

09/19/2014

D.J. Forry Co., Reedley, Calif., has two new early varieties of pomegranates — Rubilee’s and Red Elites.

California pomegranate crop growing to meet demand

09/19/2014

It wasn’t that long ago pomegranates were viewed by many U.S. consumers as a holiday decoration, something to be placed in a cornucopia with gourds and thrown away after Thanksgiving.

Ruby Fresh prepared for possibility of Peruvian poms

09/19/2014

Production of pomegranates increased by more than 25% in Peru last year, and the South American country’s production grew by more than 40% this year. But to date, Peruvian pomegranates aren’t allowed into the U.S. as whole fruit.

Pom Wonderful planning fall campaign

09/19/2014

At the peak of harvest, Los Angeles-based Pom Wonderful ships 350,000 cases of pomegranates — or 10 million pounds of fruit — per week.

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Market Scope - Pomegranates — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 22

2014-09-21

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (3-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons two-layer tray pack early wonderful 22-24s mostly $30.85-34.85, 26-28s mostly $28.85-30.85, 30-32s mostly $24.85-28.85, 34-36s mostly $20.85-22.85.85, 40-42s $16.85-18.85. Extra services included.

 


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