Chinese New Year demand is helping apple shippers move a record crop, and shippers of other commodities also are enjoying strong holiday pull.
Women’s Health magazine has named Mann Packing Co. among its “Supermarket Star” honorees for its Mediterranean style Snap Pea Sensations kit.
Mann Packing Co. is launching an 11-ounce vegetable kit, Snap Pea Sensations, in two flavors — Asian Sesame and Mediterranean Style.
International food, flavors and produce are hot.
Lloyd Rosen, a retail, wholesaling and brokerage sales veteran, has left retirement and now heads sales for a Miami-based grower-shipper of Central American specialty and ethnic-oriented produce.More Packer Stories for Asian Vegetables
Market Scope - Asian vegetables — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 26
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 14-12-16, shipments AZ 3-3-2, CA 1-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Bok choy WGA crates mostly $13.50-15.45, 30-pound cartons mostly $8.95-11. Quality generally good.