BROCCOLI

These healthful green florets consistently rank in the top 10 vegetables in Fresh Trends surveys. This year the likelihood of a broccoli purchase fell six percentage points from last year.

 

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Packer Stories

Fresh Express to launch salad; ‘Swap’ rolls on

07/18/2014

Fresh Express plans to launch a Shredded Broccoli and Cauliflower salad Aug. 21.

Foodservice business updates

07/17/2014

Church Bros., LLC, Salina, Calif., recently launched three new salad blends for the foodservice industry.

Per capita vegetable use down, imports up

06/25/2014

U.S. per capita use of fresh vegetables dipped 5% in 2013 and imports claimed a record share of the total supply, according to new U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates.

Packaging from BrimaPack can extend shelf life

06/06/2014

A new packaging film from BrimaPack that promises to increase shelf life for broccoli and cauliflower and reduce shrink for retailers by up to 50% is scheduled to be featured at the United Fresh Produce Association show June 10-13 in Chicago.

Salinas vegetables feel the heat

05/19/2014

A three-day heat wave that passed through Salinas, Calif., is expected to hurt yields for lettuce, mixed leaf, broccoli and cauliflower.

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Market Scope - Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of July 14

2014-07-13

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (120-115-122) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 79 units shipped the week of July 7. Trading early very slow, late moderate. Supplies heavy. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $6-7.35, 18s mostly $6.50-7.85, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $7.25-8.64. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 43 units shipped the week of July 7. Trading early fairly slow, late very slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $6-7.75, 18s mostly $6.50-8.25, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $6-7.75. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56-37*-20) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $9. Quality variable. *revised

 


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