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

Sun World names new CEO, details strategy

01/27/2015

Bakersfield, Calif.-based Sun World International LLC has named Merrill Dibble as the company’s president and CEO and revealed details of a strategic plan that includes an expansion in California grape acreage and an exit from citrus packing and marketing activities.

California Giant promotes berries in smoothies

01/22/2015

California Giant Berry Farms’ smoothie promotion, which runs to mid-February, contributed to a 2,500% increase in its website traffic for late January compared to a year ago, according to the Watsonville-based grower-shipper.

Oppy expands strawberries, Eat Brighter! packaging

01/21/2015

The Oppenheimer Group plans to increase its strawberry volume in 2015, and has begun shipping all berry types in clamshells featuring Sesame Street characters under the Eat Brighter! label.

Amcor Flexibles packaging honored

01/20/2015

Strawberry and sugar snap pea packaging by Amcor Flexibles Europe and Americas and its marketing partners were honored at awards events in London and Tokyo.

Produce, yogurt pair in New Year promotion

01/15/2015

AUSTIN, Texas — Temperatures hovering around freezing didn’t deter National Cyclocross Championship fans when it came to smoothies featuring fresh berries and yogurt.

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Market Scope - Strawberries — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20

2015-01-18

CENTRAL FLORIDA — Shipments (119-125-125) — Movement expected to remain about the same early, increase late. Trading very active. Prices higher. Prices include palletizing and cooling. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $12.90-14.90. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (75-76-85) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $12-14. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (43-65-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices organic generally unchanged, others higher. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $14; organic $32-34. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA DISTRICT — Crossings (17-18-20) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading active. Prices organic unchanged, others higher. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $14; organic $30-32. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

ORANGE COUNTY, SAN DIEGO AND COACHELLA, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (5-5-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices higher. Flats of 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large $14. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

 


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