With normal volumes and few weather issues for Central American and Caribbean crops through the first week of December, commerce was influencing the winter deal as much as nature.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Alpine Fresh and Driscoll Strawberry Associates Inc. have adopted HarvestMark 2013 features that support mobile marketing and freshness tracking, respectively.
Mann Packing Co. will offer samples of its stringless sugar snap peas at two fall races in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series.
The newest management trainee at Okray Family Farms Inc. is a member of the Okray family.
TAMPA, Fla. — Thousands of produce industry buyers, growers, marketers and others in the supply chain found new products and services on display at the Southeast Produce Council's Southern Exposure show in Tampa.
PERU AND CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (11-10*-5) — Imports via boat and air from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices sugar snap lower; snow peas unchanged. 10-pound cartons Guatemala snow pea mostly $16-17, sugar snap peas mostly $15-16. Quality variable. *revised.
SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (8-6-3, shipments 0-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 10-pound cartons snow peas decalyxed $16-17, sugar snap peas decalyxed mostly $12-14. Quality variable.