Beans

BEANS

 


Packer Stories

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.

Green bean volumes down 50% for Thanksgiving

10/23/2014

Grower-shippers expect ample high-quality supplies of most Thanksgiving produce staples this year, with green beans the notable exception.

Smooth Georgia to Florida vegetable transition expected

10/07/2014

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Despite slogging through heavy early fall rains that disrupted plantings and kept growers from entering their fields, Florida grower-shippers expect fall harvesting to begin on-time as usual for most crops.

Florida corn, bean company sells land

08/19/2014

Knight Management Inc., a south Florida grower-shipper of sweet corn and green beans, plans to sell its operations to a sugar processing company.

Empire State production to begin late on some items

07/17/2014

Though cabbage, sweet corn and cucumbers are starting late, growers expect to begin harvesting other summer New York vegetables on time.

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Market Scope - Beans — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

2014-12-07

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (42-33-48) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices machine-picked much lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Bushel cartons/crates round green-type machine-picked mostly $18.35-20.35. Handpicked supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (7-15-25) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 30-pound cartons round green-type handpicked mostly $26.95, fair quality mostly $22.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (15-9-8) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 5-pound cartons haricots verts (French-type) mostly $6-7. Quality variable.

 


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