Asparagus

ASPARAGUS

The likelihood of an asparagus purchase slipped one percentage point from last year, but the stalks were the No. 3 “new” item that consumers listed as one they were buying now that they did not buy previously.

 

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Packer Stories

Robinson Fresh adds Green Giant Fresh asparagus

08/27/2014

Robinson Fresh has added Green Giant Fresh-branded asparagus to its product lineup.

Club packs pick up market share

08/15/2014

Club packs are gaining ground in Peruvian asparagus packaging.

Camposol second quarter sales soar

08/15/2014

Rising avocado sales and solid asparagus prices were the key drivers for a 55% increase in sales during the second quarter for Camposol Holding Ltd., Lima, Peru.

Chile develops technology for asparagus shipments

07/24/2014

In an effort to jump-start exports to the U.S. and other markets, Chilean agriculture officials have developed a new technology for shipping asparagus by boat.

Peruvian asparagus slow out of the gate

07/17/2014

Early-season Peruvian asparagus shipments to the U.S. have been slowed by less-than-ideal growing weather.

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Market Scope - Asparagus — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (27-21-20) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading active. Prices higher. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green jumbo mostly $34.75-36.75, large mostly $24.75, standard mostly $24.75-26.75, small $10.75-12.75. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports (9-0-3) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 11-pound cartons bunched green extra-large mostly $24-25, large mostly $21-22, standard mostly $20-21, small mostly $14-15. Quality generally good.

 


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