These hearty greens are popular among most all demographic groups. The likelihood of a spinach purchase slipped two percentage points from last year.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement deserves and gets much credit for its work on delivering safe products to consumers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has terminated the proposed National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, drawing mixed responses from the produce industry.
Drawing from his background as an electrical engineer, Steve Fambro, founder and chief executive officer of Oceanside, Calif.-based Famgro Farms, has tried to eliminate as much variability in leafy green production as possible.
Boskovich Farms is entering its second year of organic production in Holtville, Calif., with increases in its volume and selection of vegetables.
I was browsing the news online recently when one teaser headline on The Huffington Post caught my attention: “This may make you never want to eat a banana again.”More Packer Stories for Spinach
Market Scope - Spinach — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (AZ 1-8-20, CA 0-0-0, crossings MX 5-7-8) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin. Trading moderate. Prices cartons bunched flat 24s $9.45-11.65. Quality generally good.
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (12-12-9) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers finish for the season. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched flat 24s $8.45-10. Quality variable.
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- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Citrus growers endure another cold night, prepare for more
- Tomato production increases after light fall volume
- C.H. Robinson sliced apples use regional sourcing
- Hass avocado study eyes shopper motivations