Sweet Potatoes

  SWEET POTATOES

The likelihood of a sweet potato purchase dropped three percentage points from last year, but it remains a popular item coming in at the No.15 most purchased vegetable.

 

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Market Scope - Sweet potatoes — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 12

2015-01-11

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (80-94*-104) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $16-18, U.S. No. 1 petite $13-15, U.S. No. 2 $8-10, no grade marks jumbo $8-10. *revised.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (16-19-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $18-19, U.S. No. 2 mostly $11-12, no grade marks jumbo mostly $11-12. Mostly beauregard variety.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (11-12-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $18-20, U.S. No. 2 mostly $12, no grade marks jumbo mostly $12. Mostly beauregard variety and a few evangeline.

ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (19-9-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $23-25, no grade marks medium $12-14, jumbo mostly $14-16; red types U.S No. 1 mostly $24-26, no grade marks medium $12-14, jumbo mostly $14-16; white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $27-29, no grade marks medium $12-14, jumbo mostly $11; Japanese types U.S. No. 1 mostly $30-31, no grade marks medium mostly $32-34, jumbo mostly $18. Organic 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $34-36; red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $34-36; white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $38 Extra services included.

 


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