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.
WIMAUMA, Fla. — Lower volume should make for a strong spring Florida cabbage deal.
Grower-shippers expect limited supplies of cabbage and high prices for St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.
WIMAUMA, Fla. — Florida’s winter cabbage deal is running a little behind this season.
Produce industry officials reported little or no crop damage from the polar vortex in early January that produced record lows throughout the Midwest and East
Solar Technologies Inc., Santa Cruz, Calif., has completed installation of a 36.6-kilowatt solar system atop the corporate office of Coastline Produce, Salinas.More Packer Stories for Cabbage
Market Scope - Cabbage — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24
NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (98-115-120) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 50-pound sack slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Round green-type 50-pound carton medium $9-10, 50-pound sack $8-9, savoy-type 45-pound carton medium $9-10, red-type 50-pound carton medium $12-14. Quality generally good.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (58-62-69) — Movement expected to increase to meet retail demand for St. Patrick's Day. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices green lower, red slightly lower, savoy generally unchanged. 1¾-bushel crates and 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $9-10, red-type mostly $12-12.50. 50-pound sacks round green-type extra-large mostly $8-9. 1¾-bushel crates and 40-pound cartons savoy-type medium mostly $12-12.50. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (AZ 41-46-42, CA 7-11-10, crossings MX 2-5-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green active, red moderate. Prices higher. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $8.50-10.45, red-type mostly $9.85-11.25. Quality generally good.
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (29-22-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate for fairly light supplies. Prices higher. Round green-type large 50-pound sacks $10-11, bulk per pound 20 cents. Quality good.
SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments (20-16-18) — Movement expected to increase to meet retail demand for St. Patrick's Day. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Supplies light and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (6-8-14) — Movement expected to increase. Trading green fairly active, red moderate. Prices green higher, red lower. 50- and 45-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $7.75-8.75, red-type mostly $10.25-10.75. Quality generally good.
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