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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Nature Fresh vegetables now Non-GMO verified

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Eighteen fresh vegetable commodities grown at Nature Fresh Farms Inc. greenhouses in Leamington, Ontario, are now verified by the Non-GMO Project, including the company’s complete line of peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers.

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An in-store greenhouse that allows retailers to harvest tomatoes every week is receiving favorable shopper reaction.

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JemD wins Canadian management award

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JemD Farms has again been recognized as one of Canada’s best managed companies.

Mastronardi named one of best Canadian companies

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For the fifth time, Mastronardi Produce Ltd., has received kudos for being one of Canada’s best managed companies.

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Market Scope - Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of April 14

2014-04-13

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (228-253-226, field-grown 195-213-202, greenhouse 33-40-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Pickles slow, others moderate. Prices 24s higher, small and large lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $10.95, fair quality mostly $6.95-8.95, ordinary quality mostly $5.95-6; small mostly $5.95-6.95, large mostly $7.95-9. Cartons 24s mostly $4.95-5, 36s $4.95-6. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (59-75-83) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices waxed much lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Pickles 1 1/9-bushel cartons 150-200s mostly $18.90-20.90, 200-300s mostly $20.90-22.90. Waxed 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $14.35, medium fair quality mostly $8.35-10.35. Carton 24s mostly $5-6. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (24-26-24) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. First f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of May 12. FIRST REPORT 

 


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