Carrots remain a top contender in the vegetable category, in fact, the orange root maintained its place as the fourth most-popular vegetable.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jeff Dunn, president and chief executive officer of Bolthouse Farms, has been named Produce Marketer of the Year by The Packer.
Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.
Bakersfield, Calif.-based Grimmway Farms has introduced six organic fruit and vegetable juice blends under the True brand for the retail, foodservice and convenience sectors.
Harvest Sensations has added three organic products to its ready-to-juice fresh produce line.
Mike Illum has succeeded Bill Levisay as chief customer officer at Bolthouse Farms.More Packer Stories for Carrots
Market Scope - Carrots — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27
KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (126-123-130) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices jumbo higher, others slightly higher. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $12.40-13.50, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $13.40-15, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $6.70-7.50. 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 (7-7-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Supplies light. Prices generally unchanged. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $11-12. Quality variable.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (17-32-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices medium higher, jumbo unchanged. Sacks 48 1-pound film bags medium $8-10, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $5.50-7. Some growers have finished for the season. Quality good.