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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LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. — J&J Family of Farms Inc., has added acreage to bolster Florida and East Coast vegetable supplies.
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Market Scope - Eggplant — F.o.b.s as of July 14
SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (40-12-13) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers are finished for the season. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons (includes wrapped) medium $10.35-12.35, medium fair quality mostly $8.35, large supplies insufficient to establish market.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-6-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. No f.o.b. issued as of July 14.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $10-12, fair quality $6-8.
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