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Windset Farms adds two to sales staff


Windset Farms, a Delta, British Columbia-based greenhouse vegetable grower and marketer, has added to two industry veterans to its sales staff.

Endive surprise star on Colbert Report


California Endive Farms played a surprise starring role on a recent episode of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”

PTI data can be used for much more than traceability


NEW ORLEANS — The information collected as part of the Produce Traceability Initiative is much more than a bunch of numbers that can be used to trace a product to its source in case of a recall.

California produce officials prep for safety changes


SAN DIEGO — From upgrading food safety training to taking a possible role in verifying compliance, the Sacramento-based California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement is responding to the Food Safety Modernization Act on several fronts.

LGMA starts FSMA web section


The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has launched a website section devoted to the federal Food Safety Modernization Act.

More Packer Stories for Endive/Escarole



Market Scope - Endive/escarole — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 12


CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s endive mostly $13.45-15.35, escarole $14.45-17. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Harvest was expected to begin the week of Nov. 18 and remain light until the week of Dec. 2, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by Nov. 29. FIRST REPORT.


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