More tropical fruit is arriving in Montreal to fill supermarket displays.
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Frieda’s Inc. founder Frieda Caplan received the Gold Stevie award for lifetime achievement in business in New York City.
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Market Scope - Persimmons — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (7-4-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer fuyu 20s mostly $9.25, 22s mostly $9.25, 24s $7.25-8.75, 25s mostly $8-8.75; hachiya 15s $12.75-14.25, 16s $12.75-14.25, 17s $10.75-12.25, 18s $10.75-12.25, 20s $9.75-10.75, 22s $8.75-10.75, 24s $6.75-8.75, 25s $6.75-8.75; 25-pound cartons loose fuyu 48-50s mostly $14.55-15.55, 56s mostly $12.55-13.55, hachiya 48-50s $16.25-19.55. Extra services included.