SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (1-3-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $7.35. Quality generally good.
Okra — F.o.b.s as of April 21
- 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