More than half of all shoppers purchased sweet corn in the past year, although the likelihood of purchase fell four percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012. Affluence and age were clear factors in corn purchases. The likelihood of purchase increased according to income for the fifth straight year, and the older a consumer the more likely they were to buy corn.


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Packer Stories

GloriAnn brings ‘Corn for the Cause’ to PMA


GloriAnn Farms and Majesty branded sweet corn — including pink ribbon packs supporting their “Corn for the Cause” promotion this month to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation — will be displayed by the grower-shipper at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

GloriAnn Farms promotion targets breast cancer


GloriAnn Farms, Tracy, Calif., plans to offer its third annual National Breast Cancer Foundation promotion — Corn for the Cause — in October.

Expect plentiful, steady shipments of corn, beans


Georgia grower-shippers are preparing for normal fall seasons of sweet corn and green beans.

J&R Baker to market own vegetables


J&R Baker Produce Inc. will market its own vegetables for the first time.

Florida corn, bean company sells land


Knight Management Inc., a south Florida grower-shipper of sweet corn and green beans, plans to sell its operations to a sugar processing company.

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Market Scope - Corn — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 14


SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-44-85) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin harvesting the week of Oct. 13. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices bicolor lower, others unchanged. Wirebound crates 4 dozen yellow $8.95-9.95, white $8.95, bicolor $8.95.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (25-32-40) — Movement expected to decrease sharply. Trading early fairly slow, late very active. Prices higher. Cartons 4 dozen minimum white mostly $20.95. Quality generally good.


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