OREGON/WASHINGTON COAST DISTRICT — Shipments (1-2-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly as harvest continues to build. Trading fairly active. Prices lower. 20-pound cartons/lugs field grown Washington extra fancy mostly $26-38. Quality generally good.
Rhubarb — F.o.b.s as of April 14
- Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving