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.


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Typical squash, eggplant deals forecast for Florida


Florida grower-shippers expect normal fall seasons for squash and eggplant.

Southern Corporate Packers increases acreage, adds products


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.

Wholesum, Wish Farms win sensory contest


ANAHEIM, Calif. — The children and buyers have spoken through their votes at the Produce Marketing Association’s Sensory Experience Contest.

Smooth Georgia to Florida vegetable transition expected


IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Despite slogging through heavy early fall rains that disrupted plantings and kept growers from entering their fields, Florida grower-shippers expect fall harvesting to begin on-time as usual for most crops.

Rene Produce named Mexico’s exporter of the year


For the second time, family-owned Rene Produce LLC has earned recognition from the Mexican government as exporter of the year.

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Market Scope - Eggplant — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17


MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (9-12-23) — Movement expected to increase. Trading 18s active, 24s moderate. Prices 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s (light supplies) $18.95, 24s mostly $14.95; fair quality 24s $10.95-12.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (4-8-8) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium wrapped mostly $16.85, fair quality mostly $12.35-12.85. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (25-13-8) — Movement expected to decrease shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient to establish market. LAST REPORT.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (4-4-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 18s and 24s mostly $16.95, fair quality mostly $10.95; organic 18s and 24s $24.95. Quality generally good.


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