SPECIALTIES

 


Packer Stories

Frieda’s launches ‘scary fruit’ campaign

04/15/2014

Frieda’s Inc. wants “to change the way America eats fruits & vegetables” with a scary new campaign.

Coosemans L.A., nonprofit back low-cost retail fruit

03/14/2014

Coosemans L.A. Shipping Inc. and its partners have provided about 400 tons of regionally grown specialty produce at below-wholesale prices in four years of support for the nonprofit Los Angeles Food Policy Council, which serves families in need.

Sunkist’s Pixie tangerine on the way

03/13/2014

Seasonal starts for Sunkist Growers specialty citrus items continue as shipments of Pixie tangerines are expected to begin in mid-March.

2014 proclaimed ‘Year of the Quince’

03/11/2014

California Rare Fruit Growers has declared 2014 the year of the quince.

Frieda’s hits ground running

03/07/2014

Wearing team shirts in purple with the slogan “Eat one fruit a day that scares you,” Frieda’s Inc. staff members ran in a 5-kilometer race at Los Alamitos, Calif.

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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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