GREENS

 


Packer Stories

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 7

2014-04-06

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (30-13-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices kale lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s collard mostly $8, kale mostly $10, mustard curly mostly $8-8.50, turnip tops mostly $8-9. Quality good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (11-11-12) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices April 8, compared to April 1, kale higher, others unchanged. Cartons bunched kale 24s $12-13, cartons loose turnip tops $10-12, mustards $10-12, various containers bunched collard 6s $10-12, various containers loose collards $12. Quality good.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (5-4-6) —

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 3 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $8.25-8.61. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale $7.75. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 6-8-6, shipments AZ 26-10-13, CA 2-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers have finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments expected to continue through April 12. LAST REPORT.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Various containers bunched/loose collard, kale, mustard and turnip tops $6.50-8.

 


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