The non-profit Rocky Ford, Colo.-based Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation has joined with the Bake It Happen campaign this year to raise funds for breast cancer research.
Rains have cut into volumes in some pumpkin-growing areas and delayed harvests in others.
The Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation, a Colorado nonprofit, has awarded a $30,000 breast cancer research grant to Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Pumpkin markets could tighten in October thanks to a wet summer on the East Coast.
Concord Foods Inc. has added a product to its line of fruit dips.More Packer Stories for Pumpkins
Market Scope - Pumpkins — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20
VIRGINIA — Shipments fairly light — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 36-inch bins howden-type, 30-45 count, mostly $80-90.