Celery is a consistent performer, with more than 6 in 10 shoppers picking up the stalks in the past year. The likelihood of purchase was even with last year.
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Duda Farm Fresh Foods is celebrating celery by inviting cooks to enter the “Sweet Celery Bake-Off.”
Crunch Pak and Duda Farm Fresh Foods held a party for a group of more than food bloggers in Miami, at Epic Hotel’s Marina Café on May 16.
Ready Pac Foods Inc. is expanding its Bistro Bowl line with its first wrap- or tortilla products — six of them.
Instant coupons for 55 cents will appear on packs of broccoli cole slaw and Rainbow salad from Mann Packing Co. from mid-June through the Fourth of July.More Packer Stories for Celery
Market Scope - Celery — F.o.b.s as of July 21
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (213-222-229) —
SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 167 units shipped the week of July 14. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Supplies 2 and 2½ dozen heavy. Prices lower. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $10.25-10.56, 2½ dozen mostly $10.15-11.56, 3 dozen mostly $11.15-12.56; hearts film bags 18s mostly $15.45-16.56. Quality generally good.
SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 62 units shipped the week of July 14. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $9-10.50, 2½ dozen mostly $9-10.75, 3 dozen mostly $9.50-11.25. Quality variable.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-8-15) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Cartons 2 and 2½ dozen $14, 3 dozen $15, cartons film bags hearts 18s $19. Quality good.
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