Los Angeles-based World Variety Produce, which markets under the Melissa’s brand, has introduced baby brussels sprouts and sweet red Kapia peppers.
Ocean Mist Farms is planning activities throughout 2014 to mark its 90th anniversary.
NEW ORLEANS — The information collected as part of the Produce Traceability Initiative is much more than a bunch of numbers that can be used to trace a product to its source in case of a recall.
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Market Scope - Brussels sprouts — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 24-27-29) — Crossings expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $14-15.35. Quality generally good.
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (6-5-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $12.75-14.85. Quality variable.