SPECIALTIES

 


Packer Stories

Frieda’s finds children adventurous produce eaters

07/23/2014

Frieda’s is supporting the U.S. Department of Agriculture Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program and has worked with schools to assist wholesale partners in bringing more specialty items into schools.

New band tags help Sterino Farms educate leek, fennel consumers

07/11/2014

Sterino Farms knew its leeks and fennel were quality products, but it turns out that some consumers — possibly a lot — don’t know what those items are or how to use them.

Education helps goose category sales

06/20/2014

Working with retailers to grow interest in the specialty produce category is a top goal for shippers.

Coosemans L.A. offers sugar cane swizzle sticks

06/20/2014

Jill Overdorf, director of business and culinary development at Coosemans L.A. Shipping, Vernon, Calif., said the company has a new sugar cane swizzle stick.

Frieda’s adds buyer, starts campaign

06/20/2014

Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Inc., hired Marc Jimenez, formerly with U.S. Foodservice, as a buyer, according to Karen Caplan, Frieda’s president and chief executive officer.

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Market Scope - Market Scope - Persimmons — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 9

2013-12-08

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (6-6-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer fuyu 20s $9.25-9.75, 22s mostly $9.25; hachiya 15s $10.75-12.75, 16s $10.75-12.75, 17s $9.75-11.75, 18s $9.75-11.75, 20s $7.75-9.75, 22s $7.75-9.75. Extra services included.

 


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