Strawberries

STRAWBERRIES

This sweet red fruit gained moved up the popularity chart this year. Strawberries passed grapes as the No. 3 fruit in Fresh Trends 2013. The red berries, which were No. 4 last year, beat out grapes by only three-tenths of a percentage point.

 

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Packer Stories

Wish Farms plans to double blueberry volume

10/21/2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Plant City, Fla.-based Wish Farms plans to double its blueberry volume this coming season — not by planting more acres, but by bringing more growers on board.

Wholesum, Wish Farms win sensory contest

10/20/2014

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The children and buyers have spoken through their votes at the Produce Marketing Association’s Sensory Experience Contest.

Fresh produce products included in SunBurst recall

10/17/2014

Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.

Tom Lange launches fresh-cut fruit snacks

10/14/2014

New fresh-cut fruit snack cups from the Tom Lange Co. are scheduled to be introduced for nationwide sale under the brand Actual Produce at Fresh Summit.

Well-Pict rolls out new booth for Fresh Summit

10/13/2014

Well-Pict Berries will unveil a new trade show booth at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit convention in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 17-19.

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

2014-10-12

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. DISTRICT — Shipments (124-102-100) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading organic active, others moderate. Prices organic higher, others unchanged. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium $10-12. Organic: Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $24-26. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (87-83-82) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading organic active, others moderate. Prices organic higher, others lower. Flats of 8 1-pound containers medium-large $12-14; small-medium mostly $10. Organic: Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids small-medium mostly $24-26. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (18-31-45) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $14-16. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (0-1-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Shipments are being reported from the district, however, supplies remain in too few hands to establish market. Expect f.o.b. to being on or around Oct. 27. FIRST REPORT.

 


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