CHILE — Imports — (3*-6*-15) — Imports by boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading fairly slow. Prices for cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties. 40-42s $28-30, 48-564s $22-26. Quality good. FIRST REPORT. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Various yellow-flesh varieties. Carton two-layer tray pack mostly springbrite. 40-42s $28-30, 48-56s mostly $26. 9-kilogram containers loose 60s $28-30, 72s $26-28, 84s $26-28. Quality good. *revised.
Nectarines — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21
- Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Produce execution plagues Wal-Mart
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom