SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 18-10-17, MX 3-3-2) — Movement in California expected to increase slightly, Mexico expected about the same. Trading 18s fairly active at slightly lower prices, others fairly active. Prices 18s slightly lower, 24s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $16.55-18.98, 18s mostly $15.95-20.98, 24s $14.55-18.98, 30s $12.55-16.98, 36s $14.55-14.98. Quality variable.
Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18
- USDA releases final 2008-2012 crop numbers
- Food safety regulations will change industry, Brackett says
- USDA clarifies use of ‘organic’ in brand, company names
- The decline and fall of the local food movement (at USDA)?
- USDA proposes additional South Africa citrus access
- Organic equivalency talks underway with Mexico