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Pink Pumpkin Patch funds breast cancer research


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 this fall


Pumpkin markets could tighten in October thanks to a wet summer on the East Coast.

Concord Foods rolls out pumpkin fruit dip


Concord Foods Inc. has added a product to its line of fruit dips.

Frieda’s continues Halloween produce campaign


In an effort to boost sales, Frieda’s Specialty Produce, Los Alamitos, Calif., is offering Halloween-themed merchandising tips to retailers for the third straight year.

Arizona vegetable company grows in desert


A grower is transforming northern Arizona desert into a vegetable production area.

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Market Scope - Pumpkins — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15


VIRGINIA — Shipments fairly light — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices 36-inch bins, howden-type, 30-45 count, mostly $80-100.


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