Carrots remain a top contender in the vegetable category, in fact, the orange root maintained its place as the fourth most-popular vegetable.
Messe Berlin has named 10 nominees for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2015.
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Market Scope - Carrots — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8
KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (129-114-134) — Movement expected about the same. Trading jumbo active, others moderate. Prices jumbo higher, others generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $14-15.40, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $18-19, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $9-9.50. Baby peeled 30 1-pound film bags $18-18.75. Organic film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound and 10 5-pound mostly $22-24.35, baby peeled 30 1-pound film bags $20-21.75. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (9-9-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $10-11.95. Quality variable.