Packer Stories

Urban Barns signs distribution deal, continues expansion


Fresh produce from greenhouse grower Urban Barns Foods will be supplied to up-scale restaurants in Quebec and Ontario under a memorandum of understanding with Canadian distributor Hector Larivee Inc.

Suppliers develop array of packaging formats


Packaging formats for herbs and garlic can play an active role in getting the products to move off retail shelves, suppliers say.

Garlic finds way to mainstream; herbs find their niche


Garlic has gone mainstream, and herbs are climbing toward that vaunted status, suppliers say.

Garlic/Herbs Marketing business updates


Secaucus, N.J.-based Maurice A. Auerbach Inc. recently introduced a bagged diced garlic product for foodservice customers, said Bruce Klein, marketing director.

Position of garlic, herbs means a lot at retail


Where retail sales of garlic and herb are concerned, where is almost as important as what, suppliers say.

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Market Scope - Herbs — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8


CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (9-10-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $15-16.50, 30s mostly $10.25-10.85. Quality generally good.


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