Broccoli

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

J&R Baker to market own vegetables

08/29/2014

J&R Baker Produce Inc. will market its own vegetables for the first time.

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.

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Market Scope - Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (96-89-78) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 54 units shipped the week of Aug. 11. Trading crown cut active, bunched fairly active. Available supplies very light. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $14.25-16.50, 18s mostly $14.56-17, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $18.14-20.35. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower prices.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (36-40*-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $16-18. Quality and condition variable. *revised

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 24 units shipped the week of Aug. 11. Trading early fairly active, late active. Supplies light. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s $13.95-16, 18s $14.45-16.50, 20-pound loose crown cut $20-22.25. Quality generally good.

 


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