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

California Giant in TV holiday fundraiser

12/17/2014

California Giant Berry Farms donated hundreds of frozen turkeys and toys to families in need as the grower-shipper partnered with KSBW on the Salinas television station’s annual fundraiser, Share Your Holiday.

High strawberry prices won’t last

12/17/2014

Robust strawberry markets should start to weaken as production ramps up in January from all three major growing areas.

Strawberry salesman Larry Scarborough dies

12/16/2014

William “Larry” Scarborough, a longtime Florida and California strawberry salesman, died Dec. 8.

Florida strawberry growers start season with lighter volumes

12/03/2014

PLANT CITY, Fla. — Starting their season slower than normal, Florida strawberry grower-shippers are benefiting from higher prices caused by lighter North American supplies.

Southeast regional growers show adds features

12/03/2014

Higher attendance and new educational session topics are planned for the 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Ga.

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Market Scope - Strawberries — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

2014-12-07

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (31-37-45) — Movement expected to increase. Trading very active. Prices higher. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $26-28. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

CENTRAL FLORIDA — Shipments (2-5-27) — Movement expected to increase as more acres start being harvested. Trading very active at slightly lower prices. Prices include palletizing and cooling. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large mostly $28-28.90. Quality good.

OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (41-37-22) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices higher. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $26-28. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (27-22-15) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very active. Prices unchanged. Flats of 8 1-pound containers medium-large mostly $26. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA DISTRICT — Crossings (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Crossings were reported as of Dec. 8 from the district, however, supplies remain in too few hands to establish market. Expect first f.o.b. report to begin on or around Dec. 22. No f.o.b. reported as of Dec. 8. FIRST REPORT.

ORANGE COUNTY, SAN DIEGO AND COACHELLA, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (0-1-2) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Shipments were reported as of Dec. 8 from the district, however supplies remain in too few hands to establish market. Expect first f.o.b. report to begin on or around Dec. 22. No f.o.b. reported as of Dec. 8. FIRST REPORT.

 


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