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

Grower Direct Marketing hires asparagus industry veteran

01/05/2015

Industry veteran James Paul has joined Stockton, Calif.-based Grower Direct Marketing LLC as a salesman of the grower-packer-shipper’s asparagus group.

Crystal Valley West names general manager

12/05/2014

Peter Klimczak has joined Los Angeles-based Crystal Valley West Inc. as the company’s general manager.

Overpricing deflates Peruvian asparagus demand

11/19/2014

Peruvian asparagus importers hope to bounce back from overpricing in November that led to low retail demand for Thanksgiving.

Earthcycle trays now produced in Canada

10/08/2014

Earthcycle trays are now being produced in Canada.

Strong Peruvian asparagus contingent at Fresh Summit expected

10/06/2014

The Produce Marketing Association’s annual Fresh Summit convention will feature a strong contingent from the Peruvian asparagus industry.

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

2015-01-18

PERU — Imports (29-43*-41) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading active. Prices unchanged. 11-pound cartons bunched green jumbo, extra-large, large and standard mostly $29-30, small mostly $24-25. Quality generally good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO, CALIF., AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (8-6-21) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Pyramid cartons/crates 28-pound bunched green large mostly $30.75-32.75, standard mostly $30.75-32.75, small mostly $20.75-22.75. Extra services included.

 


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