These hearty greens are popular among most all demographic groups. The likelihood of a spinach purchase slipped two percentage points from last year.
State Garden Co. Inc., is expanding its salads line.
Chiquita Brands International has named Craig Stephen senior vice president of sales and marketing for Fresh Express.
Pure Bioscience Inc. is seeking government approval for its Silver Dihydrogen Citrate as a produce processing aid as a direct food contact substance after testing showed it can reduce salmonella, listeria and E. coli on leafy greens.
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif. — More than 150 grower, shipper and processor representatives braved a rare California rainstorm to check out vegetables in the Enza Zaden Variety Showcase.
Harvest Sensations has added three organic products to its ready-to-juice fresh produce line.More Packer Stories for Spinach
Market Scope - Spinach — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (12-14-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched flat 24s mostly $11.35-12.55. Quality generally good.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (AZ 0-1-4, crossings MX 0-1-4) — Movement expected to increase from Mexico and in Arizona as more shippers begin for the season. California shippers expected to begin harvest the week of Nov. 3. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Nov. 10.