The likelihood of a cauliflower purchase remained the same as last year, with 39% of shoppers saying they bought the vegetable in the past 12 months.
Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.
Fresh Express plans to launch a Shredded Broccoli and Cauliflower salad Aug. 21.
A new packaging film from BrimaPack that promises to increase shelf life for broccoli and cauliflower and reduce shrink for retailers by up to 50% is scheduled to be featured at the United Fresh Produce Association show June 10-13 in Chicago.
A three-day heat wave that passed through Salinas, Calif., is expected to hurt yields for lettuce, mixed leaf, broccoli and cauliflower.
SALINAS, Calif. — The cauliflower market heated up at the start of Salinas Valley’s spring production and Colorful Harvest LLC volumes were back up to speed after a brief slowdown.More Packer Stories for Cauliflower
Market Scope - Cauliflower — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (75-75-61) —
SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 42 units shipped the week of Oct. 13. Trading 12s fairly active, others moderate. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped white 12s mostly $15.35-16.65, 9s mostly $13.35-14.50, 16s mostly $10.35-12.64. Quality variable.
SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 19 units shipped the week of Oct. 13. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped white 12s mostly $14-15.75, 9s and 16s mostly $12-13. Quality variable.