These green-topped veggies are an easy go-to solution for adding flavor to many foods. The likelihood of a green onion purchase slipped three percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.
Bad weather and lower acreage have conspired to strengthen markets for green onions, and supplies could remain tight heading into the high-demand holiday season.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — I had seen some recent TV ads for Carrabba’s Italian Grill and it looked interesting to me, but I had never been. So, when I received an invitation to the restaurant chain’s First Tastes event near The Packer offices, I was intrigued.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — At numerous locations during a “First Tastes” event April 29, Tampa, Fla.-based Carrabba’s Italian Grill showcased new dishes featuring fresh produce on its Pasta Seconds menu.
A combination of great growing weather in Mexico and lousy weather in the U.S. has left green onion shippers with ample supplies of top-quality green onions and not enough demand to meet it.
Phil Boskovich, a co-founder of Oxnard, Calif.-based Boskovich Farms Inc., died Sept. 30 at his home in Westlake Village, Calif. He was 97.More Packer Stories for Green Onions
Market Scope - Onions, green — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 71-69*-62, shipments CA 3-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading leeks fairly active, others moderate. Prices leeks slightly higher, iceless slightly lower, others lower. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $9.50-11.50, small mostly $7.35-8.45, large mostly $11-13.45; iceless 2 film bags, 24 bunches per bag and 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $12.50-14.50; leeks 12s mostly $14.25-16.95. Quality variable. *revised.
LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (5-3-1) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices Dec. 9, compared to Dec. 2, unchanged. Cartons/crates bunched 48s $13-17. Quality good.