SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (5-7-23) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons two-layer early foothill 26s $25.55-28.55, 28s $24.55-28.55, 30s mostly $21.55-23.55, 32s mostly $21.55-23.55, 34s $18.55-20.55, 36s $18.55-20.55; early wonderful 20s $32.55-35.55, 24s $30.55-34.55, 26s $25.55-28.55, 28s mostly $24.55-25.55, 30s $20.55-23.55, 32s $20.55-23.55, 34s $18.55-21.55, 36s $18.55-21.55, 42s $17.55-20.55. Extra services included.
Pomegranates — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 23
- New melon varieties boast sweetness, firm flesh
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Organically Grown joins fair trade group
- Iceberg dips; no relief on $30 romaine
- UPDATED: Florida citrus leader Richard Kinney remembered