This deep red berry remains as one of the top 20 fruits consumers purchase year after year. The likelihood of a raspberry purchase slipped three percentage points from last year.
The Oppenheimer Group plans to increase its strawberry volume in 2015, and has begun shipping all berry types in clamshells featuring Sesame Street characters under the Eat Brighter! label.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, featuring seminars on the Affordable Care Act and food safety, attracted a record number of attendees.
Higher attendance and new educational session topics are planned for the 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Ga.
Working again this morning with a battered pair of one-stemmed reading glasses. Ridiculous, but true. I must have three pairs of cheap readers that have broken down in the last week.
Global Cooling Inc., is touting the success of a precooling unit it recently sold to Sakuma Bros. Farms Inc.More Packer Stories for Raspberries
Market Scope - Raspberries — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (20-22-26) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly $18-20. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.
OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (13-13-13) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids red $20-22. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.
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