Cabbage supplies tight, prices high for St. Patrick’s Day

02/14/2014 03:53:00 PM
Andy Nelson

Prices have inched up in recent weeks, Kreis said, and shippers expect them to be stable in coming weeks, with strong pull expected for St. Patrick’s Day.

“Red potatoes traditionally get a big push from retailers” for the holiday, he said.

On Feb. 11, the USDA reported a price of $10.25 for 10 5-pound film bags of size A reds from the Red River Valley, up from $6.50-8 last year at the same time.

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