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.
Wholesalers and retailers are capitalizing on the booming Hispanic population in Texas.More Packer Stories for Asian Vegetables
Market Scope - Asian vegetables — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 7-7-9, shipments AZ 2-3-2, CA 0-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Bok choy WGA crates mostly $20.45-23.25, 30-pound cartons mostly $12.45-16.25. Quality generally good.