LETTUCE

This king of salad vegetables is popular across the board. At least 50% of consumers in every demographic group bought lettuce in the past year, with the exception of single shoppers. Consumers with three or more children at home comprised the group most likely to buy lettuce overall.

 

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Packer Stories

Fresh fruit inflation to slow in 2015

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Higher fresh fruit inflation in 2014 will be followed by moderate inflation in 2015, according to the latest food price forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Church Brothers partner wins foodservice award

07/26/2014

MONTEREY, Calif. – Tom Church, partner in Salinas-based Church Brothers, has won The Packer’s 2014 Foodservice Achievement Award.

New lettuce honors Tanimura

07/25/2014

Tanimura & Antle has introduced a lettuce product — George T’s Special Colossal Romaine Heart — in honor of company co-founder George Tanimura, now in his 100th year.

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

07/23/2014

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.

Rijk Zwaan demos lettuce

07/23/2014

SALINAS, Calif. — Rijk Zwaan USA Inc. offered Salinas lettuce samples to grower-shippers and processors in mid-July as the Produce Marketing Association Foodservice Conference and Expo neared.

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Market Scope - Lettuce, other — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (45-49-48) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 40 units shipped the week of July 14. Trading green leaf moderate, others fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $6.35-7.56, red leaf mostly $6.25-6.65, boston $7.45-8.55. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped the week of July 14. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $6.95-7.25, red leaf $6-6.95. Quality variable.

 


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