The likelihood of an artichoke purchase remained even with Fresh Trends 2012, at 15%.
Ocean Mist Farms is expanding its value-added brussels sprouts line with three new fresh-cut products the grower-shipper plans to show at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit.
Nearly five months after it was proclaimed California’s state vegetable, artichokes will be featured at the Monterey County Fair, where this year’s theme is “At the Heart of It All.”
Southern Specialties Inc. is shipping Southern Selects-branded Regal artichokes the week of July 22.
Hugo Tottino, partner in Castroville, Calif.-based Ocean Mist Farms, was honored at the annual California Artichoke Advisory Board meeting June 19.
Frieda’s Inc. is promoting specialty artichokes through a new video on to its YouTube channel.More Packer Stories for Artichokes
Market Scope - Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ.* — Shipments (CA 13-12-15, MX light) — Movement from California expected about the same; Mexico expected to increase slightly. Trading early very active, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $20.85-20.98, 18s $28.85-30.98, 24s $26.85-29.61, 30s mostly $20.35-20.98, 36s $12.98-16.61. Quality generally good. *revised.