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.
A group of scientists has published the genome and accompanying sequence data for the spotted wing drosophila, a serious pest of berries and soft fruit.
NEW ORLEANS — The information collected as part of the Produce Traceability Initiative is much more than a bunch of numbers that can be used to trace a product to its source in case of a recall.
California Giant Berry Farms has named Brandie Kajino, winner of a blogger contest, as a brand ambassador.
Well-Pict Berries plans to mark its 20th year of exhibiting at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit by discussing plans for a new strawberry variety and offering samples of raspberry salsa.
PeakFreshUSA, a supplier of modified atmosphere technology and related products for the fresh produce industry, plans to showcase developments to its line at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit.More Packer Stories for Raspberries
Market Scope - Raspberries — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (27-23-26) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading active. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids red $16-18. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.
OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (12-14-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids red $16-18. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.
SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (6-5-3) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Most shippers have finished for the season. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish market. Light supplies expected to continue until Dec. 15. LAST REPORT.