Okra

OKRA

 


Packer Stories

Fresh Quest takes a Honeymoon with new cantaloupe

03/05/2014

With a focus on flavor, Fresh Quest Produce Inc. is releasing a new cantaloupe, dubbed the Honeymoon.

Comment deadline nears for ‘unclassified’ okra

05/20/2013

A comment period related to grades for fresh okra is set to close May 31.

The Agriculture Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is systematically revising commodity standards, according to a notice in the Federal Register, and the “unclassified” section for all commodities is being removed.

Gen X Mom Sarah on farmers' markets and CSAs: Trend of local hits home

05/16/2011

I asked Kansas City-based Gen X Mom Sarah Krause, frequent contributor to the Fresh Talk blog, to look at the topic of farmer's marketers and community supported agriculture. Interviewing more than a dozen of her friends plus a retail source or two, Sarah delivers a honest commentary that describes the wide spectrum of attitudes about this hot topic.


Look back, look ahead to sell more produce

12/11/2009

The produce industry hasn’t come close to finding all the ways to sell fresh fruits and vegetables.

Importers find opportunities in Guatemala

03/27/2009

(March 27, 1:48 p.m.) ANTIGUA, Guatemala — U.S. produce buyers found ample opportunities at this year’s Agritrade, Guatemala’s biennial produce summit.

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Market Scope - Okra — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Price slightly lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Half-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $9.35-10.35. Quality generally good.

 


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