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

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.

Strong California lettuce market eases

07/23/2014

SALINAS, Calif. — A strong market for California lettuce loosened its grip on buyers a bit in mid-July, but there was no mercy in pricing on romaine hearts.

Trade show launch for Church Bros. blends

07/23/2014

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.

California Lettuce/Leaf business updates

07/23/2014

Boggiatto Produce Inc., Salinas, Calif., is up-sizing romaine hearts, offering them in a 35-pound box for foodservice.

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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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