Eggplant purchases remained relatively steady from last year. The likelihood of purchase for this purple vegetable was down one percentage point from Fresh Trends 2012.
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.
In line with its recent western expansion, J&J Family of Farms hired Mari Danielson as western sales manager.
Florida grower-shippers expect normal fall seasons for squash and eggplant.
IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Southern Corporate Packers Inc., is increasing acreage, growing some new items and expanding production of a commodity that isn’t widely grown in the fall.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The children and buyers have spoken through their votes at the Produce Marketing Association’s Sensory Experience Contest.More Packer Stories for Eggplant
Market Scope - Eggplant — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (32-38-47) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s and 24s mostly $5.95-6.95. Quality variable.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (17-18-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium wrapped mostly $10.35, fair quality mostly $5.35-6.35. Quality generally good.
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