Specialties

SPECIALTIES

 


Packer Stories

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.

Specialties sruge while organics lag

09/19/2014

Depending on the supplier, demand for specialties and organic produce remains consistent to better than during the past several years.

Many expect more Mexico produce to move inside

09/19/2014

Mexican greenhouse production is likely to expand into more commodities, growers say.

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Market Scope - Persimmons — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 14

2014-10-12

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (6-7-10) — Movement expected increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer fuyu 15-16s $15.85-18.85, 17-18s $14.95-17.85, 20-22s $13.85-16.85, 24-25s $12.85-13.85. Extra services included.

 


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