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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Packer Stories

Sweet potato marketers eye Europe growth

03/27/2014

The American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute has received $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to promote U.S. sweet potatoes in western Europe.

New sweet potato group targets Europe

03/24/2014

The American Sweet Potato Marketing Institute has received $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to promote U.S. sweet potatoes in Western Europe.

Sweet potato buyers look to speedy preparation, marketers say

03/19/2014

Sweet potato growers and shippers say they know what’s good for the sweet potato industry isn’t necessarily good for the sweet potato itself.

Sweet potatoes marketing business updates

03/19/2014

Faison, N.C.-based sweet potato grower-shipper Burch Farms, which grows on about 1,500 acres, is planning to up its acreage by about 10% in 2014, said Jimmy Burch, owner.

Leaner crop could mean post-Easter supply gaps

03/19/2014

Shorter volumes and peaking interest in the product have sweet potato marketers smiling in 2014.

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

2014-04-06

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (110-105*-92) — Movement expected to increase slightly in preparation for Easter sales. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $16-18, U.S. No. 1 petite $12-14, U.S. No. 2 $8-10, no grade marks jumbo $9-11. *revised.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (24-29-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $17-18.50, U.S. No. 2 $9.50-11, no grade marks jumbo $9.50-11.75. Mostly beauregard variety. Quality good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (13-29-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $18, U.S. No. 2 mostly $10-10.50, no grade marks jumbo mostly $10.50. Mostly beauregard variety. Quality good.

ATWATER-LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (26-23-23) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices white types and Japanese types higher, others generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $23, no grade marks medium mostly $11-12, jumbo $12-13; red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $24-25, no grade marks medium mostly $12, jumbo mostly $13; white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $26, no grade marks medium mostly $11-12, jumbo mostly $11; Japanese types U.S. No. 1 mostly $37-38, no grade marks medium mostly $38-40, jumbo mostly $25-28. Organic 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $30, red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $30, white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $34, Extra services included.

 


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