Romaine

ROMAINE

 


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LGMA kicks off farm food safety training

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The Sacramento, Calif.-based Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement launched a farm food safety training program this week in Yuma, Ariz., with nearly 100 food safety staff and farm supervisors attending.

Veg Pro begins seasonal Florida salad shipments

12/09/2014

Veg Pro International Inc., has started its Florida season by shipping packaged salads to Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets Inc. stores throughout the state.

Earthbound Farm quiz reveals personality traits

11/10/2014

More than 20,000 people took Earthbound Farm’s Salad Signs personality quiz that was part of the San Juan Bautista, Calif.-based organic grower-shippers’ 30th birthday activities.

UPDATED: Lettuce market soars as Thanksgiving nears

10/29/2014

Lettuce prices rose sharply in the last 10 days of October as Salinas, Calif., grower-shippers battled weather-related shortages of iceberg and romaine with their transitions to desert growing regions still a few weeks away.

TKM expands fresh market lettuce production

10/28/2014

BELLE GLADE, Fla. — TKM Bengard Farms LLC, one of the East Coast’s biggest fresh-cut lettuce suppliers, is increasing its presence in the fresh market.

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Market Scope - Lettuce, romaine — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

2014-12-07

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (403-367-432) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 24s fairly slow, hearts moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 24s (fairly heavy supplies) mostly $7.45-9.25; hearts in 12 3-count packages mostly $10.35-12.61, film-lined 48s mostly $11.35-13.55. Quality variable.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (63-40-60) —

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 49 units shipped the week of Dec. 1. Trading 24s fairly slow, hearts moderate. Prices lower. Carton 24s mostly $8.35-9.50; hearts cartons of 12 3-count packages mostly $12.50-12.95, film-lined 48s mostly $13.50-14.75. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 10 units shipped the week of Dec. 1. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.75-8.95. Quality variable.

 


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