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

Fruit, vegetable prices on the rise with drought

04/16/2014

Avocados and lettuce may see the biggest produce price increases this year because of drought conditions in California, one economist believes.

High volume on California vegetables as desert deal finishes

03/19/2014

As vegetables started the spring transition out of desert growing regions, a modest bump in broccoli and cauliflower prices was expected. But overlapping production areas will keep volumes high on most items through March and into early April.

Business group honors Mann Packing, Tanimura & Antle

02/28/2014

SALINAS, Calif. — Mann Packing Co., Gary Tanimura and Bob Antle were honored by the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards luncheon.

Mann Packing to mark 75 years

02/10/2014

Mann Packing Co. will kick off celebrations of its 75th anniversary Feb. 27 when the California grower-shipper is scheduled to be honored by the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Sobeys Inc. recalls fresh-cut, bagged vegetables

01/27/2014

Sobeys Inc. is recalling fresh-cut Compliments brand “Stir-Fry Style Vegetables,” distributed in Ontario, because of possible listeria contamination.

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Market Scope - Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of April 7

2014-04-06

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (113-130-124) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 76 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $8.50-10.50, 18s mostly $9-11, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9.56-11.25. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 43 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 14s $8.50-10.25, 18s $9-10.75, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $8.50-11. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 5 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices bunched higher, crown cut slightly higher. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 14s $8, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9. Quality generally good. No f.o.b. report expected to be issued due to supplies in few hands. Prices from industry sources.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (60-79*-27**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices slightly higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $9.50-11.50. Quality variable. *revised, **data incomplete.

 


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