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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Packer Stories

NC sweet potato volumes up

12/18/2014

North Carolina sweet potato shippers have moved 41% more sweet potatoes thus far this season than last year at the same time.

Sweet potato export sales reach $95 million

12/02/2014

Export sales of U.S. sweet potatoes rose 80% in the past five years.

Sweet potato group seeks leader

11/18/2014

The U.S. Sweet Potato Council is accepting applications for its executive secretary position.

Organics try to carve niche in NC sweet potato business

11/11/2014

Organic sweet potato production not only exists, but it’s taking hold in North Carolina, according to Kenneth Pecota, horticulture researcher with North Carolina State University.

Green bean volumes down 50% for Thanksgiving

10/23/2014

Grower-shippers expect ample high-quality supplies of most Thanksgiving produce staples this year, with green beans the notable exception.

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Market Scope - Sweet potatoes — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

2014-12-07

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (311-117*-103) — 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 $9-10. *revised.

ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (65-59-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $22-23, no grade marks medium $11-12, jumbo $12-15; red-type U.S. number 1 mostly $22-23, no grade marks medium $11- $12, jumbo $13-15; white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $25-26, no grade marks medium $12-13, jumbo $10-12; Japanese types U.S. No. 1 mostly $28-31, no grade marks medium mostly $32, jumbo mostly $20. Organic 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $36; red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $36; white types U.S. No. 1 $36-38. Extra services included.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (91-34-12) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $17-19, U.S. No. 2 mostly $11-12, no grade marks jumbo mostly $11-12. Mostly beauregard variety.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (28-14-11) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $18-21, U.S. No. 2 mostly $12, no grade marks jumbo mostly $12. Mostly beauregard variety and a few evangeline. *revised 

 


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