Beans

BEANS

 


Packer Stories

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.

Corn, cucumbers late, beans slightly lower early

07/17/2014

Buyers should expect later starts for The Empire State’s sweet corn and cucumber deals, while green beans should begin harvesting on time but with lower volume.

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Market Scope - Beans — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20

2014-10-19

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-6-16) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers expected to begin to harvest the week of Oct. 20. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Bushel cartons/crates machine-picked $18.35-20.85.

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

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (7-5-4) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Bushel cartons/crates cooled round green-type machine-picked $16.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons round green-type handpicked mostly $35.95-36.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments were expected to begin by the week of Oct. 20 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by the week of Oct. 27.

 


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