Cucumbers

CUCUMBERS

Interest in cucumbers increased this year, even though the percentages in Fresh Trends 2013 show a slight dip in the likelihood of purchase compared to last year (down two percentage points). Cucumbers made a notable jump in the list of top 20 vegetables this year, climbing from No. 11 in Fresh Trends 2012 to No. 7 this year.

 

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Packer Stories

Growers to vote on Georgia commodity commission

01/23/2015

Georgia growers are scheduled to vote in March on whether or not to re-implement the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Vegetables.

Westmoreland shipping vegetables in IFCO RPCs

01/20/2015

Westmoreland Sales Group is shipping its greenhouse vegetables in IFCO Systems reusable plastic containers.

Ontario greenhouses target consumers with revamped website

01/15/2015

A redesigned website unveiled by the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association targets consumers and other potential users of the fresh produce grown by the association’s 210 members.

Southeast show focuses on food safety, sustainability

01/13/2015

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, featuring seminars on the Affordable Care Act and food safety, attracted a record number of attendees.

Georgia growers group elects officers

01/13/2015

SAVANNAH, Ga. — On Jan. 10, the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association elected and re-elected officers at the group’s 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference.

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Market Scope - Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 26

2015-01-25

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (276-334-267, field-grown 205-263-203, greenhouse 71-71-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading persian active, seedless slow, others moderate. Prices persian higher, seedless much lower, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $10.95-12.95, fair quality mostly $8.95-10.95, ordinary quality mostly $5.95-6.95; small mostly $6.95-7.95, large $8-8.95. Cartons 24s mostly $4.95-5, 36s mostly $6.50-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s mostly $20.95-22.35, 150-200s mostly $18.95-20.35. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $6.95-7.95; 22-pound cartons persian (supplies very light) small and small-medium $20-20.95, medium $16.95-18.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (46-58-37) — Imports via boat from Honduras. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices medium higher; others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $13-14, fair quality $8-10, cartons 24s mostly $6-7. Quality good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (42-21-10) — LAST REPORT until volume increases.

 


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