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.


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High-capacity sorter works for spinach, leafy greens


A new integrated sorting system from Key Technology can increase belt speeds for fresh spinach and other leafy greens by 30% while removing foreign material and wilted product with a false reject rate of less than 1%.

Cabbage to start light, lettuce, celery to be normal


Buyers should expect light volume during the early part of Florida’s fall cabbage harvesting while the lettuce and celery crops should be typical crops.

Bejo introduces next branded veggie: Lettage cabbage


Taking a page from the Tasti-Lee branded tomato handbook, Bejo Seeds Inc. plans to begin marketing a pointy-headed cabbage under the brand name SweetHeart Lettage.

Purchase boosts Mack Farms potato, watermelon acreage


Mack Farms Inc. is increasing its Florida potato and watermelon acreage and expanding into other items by purchasing a large south Florida operation.

Forecast calls for normal fall cabbage, eggplant production


After a difficult spring experienced by some growers, south Georgia growers are hoping for a more typical fall cabbage deal.

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Market Scope - Chinese cabbage — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17


CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (12-12-11) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Nappa WGA crates mostly $17.95-19, 30-pound cartons mostly $12.25-14. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (AZ 0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase from Arizona as more shippers begin the season. California and Mexico shippers expected to begin the week of Nov. 17. Trading moderate. Prices nappa WGA crates $21-23, 30-pound cartons mostly $13.61-16. Quality generally good.


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