John Freitas has been named national sales manager at Fresh Origins LLC, San Marcos, Calif., a new position at the company.
The Kroger Co. beat Wall Street expectations for the third quarter with profits of $362 million that included double-digit growth in the “natural and organic” food category.
Shenandoah Growers Inc. is voluntarily recalling 465 clamshells of cilantro because of possible salmonella contamination.
Twenty-four Colombian exporters are scheduled to attend the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit convention in October.
"The stars — they’re beautiful, aren’t they?” — “Men in Black” I think of this movie line when I see a nice display of new red potatoes on a wet rack.More Packer Stories for Herbs
Market Scope - Herbs — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 12
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 12-13-14, shipments AZ 14-8-21, CA 1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $20.45-21.65, 30s mostly $13.45-14.55. Quality generally good.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (6-6-7) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped the week of Jan. 5. Trading active. Supplies light. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $21.75-26.95, 30s $12.75-14.95. Quality generally good.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (3-4-5) — Movement of cilantro expected about the same. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 60s mostly $12.85. Quality generally good.
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