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

Salinas Valley back in the black; prices, demand up

04/21/2014

SALINAS, Calif. — Salinas Valley growers have taken some long-awaited comfort and profits since Yuma, Ariz., vegetable production ended in late March. Back home, they were greeted by rising prices on lettuce, cauliflower and broccoli.

UPDATED: Fruit, vegetable prices on the rise with drought

04/16/2014

(UPDATED) Avocados and lettuce may see the biggest produce price increases this year because of drought conditions in California, one economist believes.

Living produce company achieves antioxidant certification

04/10/2014

Hollandia Produce LLC has received superfood certification for some of its products.

End of desert lettuce deals could bolster markets

03/26/2014

Lettuce markets should tick up as lighter volumes are expected early in the Huron, Santa Maria and Salinas deals.

Dole salad, packaging recognized in awards

03/25/2014

Dole salads have earned a pair of honors in the American Package Design Award competition and from Parents magazine.

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

2014-04-20

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (48-63-62) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 53 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices green leaf lower, others slightly lower. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $9.25-10.45, boston mostly $10.45-12.61. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 4 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading moderate. Prices green leaf slightly lower. Cartons 24s green leaf $9.75-11.50, red leaf $10.25-11.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 3 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 24s green leaf $8.75-9.75, red leaf $8.75-10.75. Quality generally good.

 


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