SQUASH

Squash purchases slipped three percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012.

 

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Packer Stories

Bell pepper supplies tight as Florida transition to spring

03/19/2014

Following a disappointing winter, grower-shippers are seeing improved supplies as the Sunshine State’s vegetable growers transition to the new spring crop.

Bell peppers, cucumbers and squash set for spring volume

03/11/2014

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Following a difficult winter growing season, fraught with heavy rains and cold temperatures that lowered yields, buyers should expect promotable volumes of Florida’s Southern vegetables, which include bell peppers, cucumbers, squash and eggplant.

Del Monte expands tomato production in Florida — again

03/04/2014

Del Monte Fresh Produce NA Inc. is expanding tomato production by buying more Florida farmland, giving the company year-round field tomato production.

Nogales market flush with Mexico vegetables

02/24/2014

A buyer’s market for West Mexico vegetables emerged in February as delayed volumes of tomatoes, bell peppers and cucumbers finally crossed at Nogales, Ariz.

Business updates: West Mexico Spring Produce

02/24/2014

The America Trades Produce conference is set for March 12-13 at the Tubac Golf Resort and Spa in Tubac, Ariz.

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Market Scope - Squash — F.o.b.s as of April 7

2014-04-06

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (137-151-148) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95; yellow straightneck small mostly $14.95-16.95, small-medium $14.95-16.95, medium mostly $14.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large zucchini $12.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (35-40-44) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices acorn lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons acorn medium mostly $8.95, large mostly $8.95-10.95; butternut medium $8.95-10.95, large mostly $12.95; spaghetti medium $10.95-12.95, large $12.95-14.95; kabocha medium mostly $10.95, large $10.95-12.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (25-20-34) — Movement expected to increase. Trading zucchini fairly slow, others fairly active. Prices zucchini much lower, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $10.35, medium mostly $8.35, yellow straightneck small mostly $16.35, medium mostly $14.35. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small mostly $16.35, medium mostly $10.35. Quality generally good.

 


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