Packer Stories

Earthbound rolls out Kale Italia


Earthbound Farm has launched organic Kale Italia — a blend of baby kale, arugula and radicchio — in a 5-ounce clamshell.

Applebee’s changes suppliers in wake of E. coli outbreak


Health officials say there is no conclusive evidence that food from Applebee’s restaurants in Minnesota is linked to an E. coli outbreak, but the restaurants have switched suppliers for some foods after temporarily removing some fresh produce items from menus.

Trade show launch for Church Bros. blends


SALINAS, Calif. — Church Bros. LLC is planning to mark the trade show debut of three salad mixes and blends at the Produce Marketing Association Foodservice Conference and Expo in Monterey.

D’Arrigo Bros. upgrades broccoli rabe pack


D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California is shipping a new retail pack of iceless broccoli rabe, modifying a previous offering to extend shelf life, among other features.

Koppert Cress introduces microgreen


Cutchogue, N.Y.-based Koppert Cress USA has introduced red-veined sorrel as a microgreen produced in its Long Island, N.Y., greenhouse.

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


LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (12-13-11) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices July 22, compared to July 15, collards higher; others unchanged. Cartons bunched kale 24s $10-11. Cartons loose turnip tops $10.50-11 and mustards $10-11. Various containers bunched collard 6s $10. Various containers loose collard 6s $10. Quality good.

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (4-4-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $6.75-7.64. Quality generally good.


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