The likelihood of a cabbage purchase fell four percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012. Age and affluence clearly play a role when it comes to cabbage purchases.
Mack Farms Inc. is increasing its Florida potato and watermelon acreage and expanding into other items by purchasing a large south Florida operation.
After a difficult spring experienced by some growers, south Georgia growers are hoping for a more typical fall cabbage deal.
State and federal officials won’t say where it came from, but they are blaming whole head green cabbage for an E. coli outbreak this summer that spurred Applebee’s restaurants to temporarily pull certain salads from the menu.
J&R Baker Produce Inc. will market its own vegetables for the first time.
Baker Farms LLC, a south Georgia grower-shipper of leafy greens, is entering the fresh-cut processing business.More Packer Stories for Cabbage
Market Scope - Chinese cabbage — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (7-8-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices higher. Nappa WGA crates mostly $20.25-21, 30-pound cartons mostly $13.64-15. Quality variable.