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.
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.
Dave’s Specialty Imports Inc., is adding another berry to its mix.
Sambrailo Packaging plans to introduce a line of environmentally friendly clamshells Oct. 17-19 at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.More Packer Stories for Raspberries
Market Scope - Raspberries — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT: Crossings (24-32-28) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late very active. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly $16. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.
OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (20-19-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late very active. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids red mostly $16. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.