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

Church Brothers partner wins foodservice award

07/26/2014

MONTEREY, Calif. – Tom Church, partner in Salinas-based Church Brothers, has won The Packer’s 2014 Foodservice Achievement Award.

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.

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Market Scope - Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (115-122-118) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 76 units shipped the week of July 14. Trading early moderate, late slow. Supplies heavy. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $6- $6.75, 18s mostly $6.50-7.25, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $6.25-8.56. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 42 units shipped the week of July 14. Trading early very slow, late moderate. Prices crown cut higher, bunched slightly higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $7-7.25, 18s mostly $7.50-7.75, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $7-7.75. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (37-23*-19) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early very slow, late moderate. Prices higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $10.50-11. Quality and condition variable. *revised 

 


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