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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Sweet potato markets tight heading into harvests

07/22/2014

Sweet potato prices should stay high until September, when new-crop volume shipments begin.

Sweet potato supply gap expected

05/23/2014

Retailers seeking North Carolina sweet potatoes should expect some supply gaps.

'Topsy-turvy' weather adds challenges for growers

05/23/2014

North Carolina had a wet, cold winter that extended into early spring so fresh produce is running at least 10 days later than usual, said North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler.

Burch Farms launches redesigned website

05/21/2014

Family owned Burch Farms, Faison, N.C., recently launched a redesigned website that emphasizes the history of the vegetable growing operation that has been in business since 1775.

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.

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Market Scope - Sweet potatoes — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (82*-80*-68) — Movement expected decrease slightly as supplies are becoming fairly light. Trading moderate. Prices U.S. No. 2 unchanged, others higher. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $19-21, U.S. No. 1 petite $14-16, U.S. No. 2 $8-12, no grade marks jumbo $13-16. *revised.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (27-26-30) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $22-24, U.S. No. 2 mostly $13-15, no grade marks jumbo mostly $13-14. Mostly beauregard variety. Light supplies expected to be available after Aug. 15.

 


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