SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (1-1-3) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices much lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $6.35-7.35. Quality generally good.
Okra — F.o.b.s as of April 14
- 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
- Asian food safety officials react to Bidart Bros. apple recall
- Iceberg dips; no relief on $30 romaine