Specialties

SPECIALTIES

 


Packer Stories

Frieda’s touts multicolor produce for holidays

11/11/2014

Frieda’s Inc. is promoting multicolored vegetables and fruits for the winter holidays as part of a campaign dubbed “Try This Not That.”

Frieda’s promotes spooky-looking items for Halloween

10/23/2014

In keeping with the Halloween spirit, Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Produce is promoting spooky yet healthful specialty fruits and vegetables.

Dave’s Specialty Imports adds gooseberries

10/10/2014

Dave’s Specialty Imports Inc., is adding another berry to its mix.

California drought promotes early date harvest

10/01/2014

California’s drought, with its hot dry conditions, may have been a bane to many fruit and vegetable producers, but it’s been a boon to the state’s date growers.

Strong date demand boosted by holidays and health

10/01/2014

Dates, cultivation of which extends back to Mesopotamian civilization, have seen a surge in popularity, fueled by strong demand during religious holidays and increasingly health-conscious consumers.

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Market Scope - Persimmons — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

2014-12-07

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (4-3-0) — Movement expected decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer fuyu 15-16s $12.85-14.85, 17-18s mostly $12.85, 20-22s $9.85-10.85. Most shippers have finished for the season. Extra services included.

 


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