The likelihood of a pomegranate purchase increased three percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.
DJ Forry is introducing a pomegranate arils product, Sweet Bursts, in a 4.4-ounce package containing two serving tubs.
Dee Slayman, president of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Slayman Marketing, died May 1. He was 60.
Ruby Fresh’s line of pomegranate arils paired with other salad ingredients is a finalist in the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual new product awards competition.
Ruby Fresh Pomegranates began shipments of Salad Jewels in the last week of February.
A Discovery Channel episode of “American Farmer” featuring Crown Jewels Produce LLC is scheduled to debut Dec. 18.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (11-12-9) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer wonderful 20-24s mostly $18.25-19.25, 26-28s mostly $18.25, 30-32s mostly $17.25-18.25, 34-36s mostly $15.25-16.25, 40-42s $11.25-12.25. Extra services included