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Living produce company achieves antioxidant certification

04/10/2014

Hollandia Produce LLC has received superfood certification for some of its products.

Dole introduces six salads with kale

04/03/2014

Dole Fresh Vegetables has six new packaged salad products all with a trendy common denominator — kale.

Windset Farms introduces two greenhouse items

03/25/2014

Windset Farms, Delta, British Columbia, has introduced greenhouse-grown strawberries and Shanghai bok choy to its existing lineup of greenhouse produce.

BrightFarms hits million dollar milestone

03/17/2014

Urban greenhouse grower BrightFarms Inc. has topped the $100 million mark with its supermarket customers, which company officials say is proof that the local food movement is here to stay.

W.P. Rawl names recipe contest winner

01/30/2014

W.P. Rawl has named the winner of its Show Us Your Heritage recipe contest.

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Market Scope - Greens — F.o.b.s as of April 21

2014-04-20

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (26-34-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Prices turnip tops higher, others unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s collard mostly $8, kale $8-9, mustard curly mostly $8, mustard flat $8-9, turnip tops $8-9.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (12-11-16) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices April 22, compared to April 15, unchanged. Cartons bunched kale 24s $12. Cartons loose turnip tops $10-12 and mustards $10-12. Various containers bunched collard 6s $10-12. Various containers loose collard 6s $12 Quality good.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (6-6-7) —

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $8.25-9.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. cartons bunched 24s kale $7.25-7.75. Quality generally good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-6*-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Various containers bunched/loose collard, kale, mustard and turnip tops $6.50-9. *revised.

 


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