California Giant reports peak strawberry volumes- General News
A bountiful summer of California strawberries is ahead for California Giant Berry Farms, as the company forecasts giant volumes of the company’s cornerstone product.
ProduceIQ: Prices dropping despite weather problems- Featured
The U.S. has a nearly 90 percent chance of seeing El Nino weather trends persist this summer. So what does that mean for fresh produce? In general, this means the South can expect cooler and wetter than average weather (welcome news for non-snowbird Florida residents), and the North can expect dryer and warmer than average weather.
California Giant projects strong strawberry volume for Mother’s Day- General News
Giant volumes of organic and conventionally grown strawberries are available from California Giant Berry Farms, right on time for the Mother’s Day holiday and National Strawberry Month.
California Giant announces 2nd strawberry supplier’s sustainability certification- General News
California Giant Berry Farms today announced the Sustainably Grown certification of Wysiwyg Farms, strategic strawberry grower-partner for California Giant.
RaboResearch report shows strawberry plantings rise to keep up with increased U.S. demand- General News
Strawberries enjoy one of the highest household penetration levels in the U.S. among fresh fruits, and the highest per capita consumption in the berry patch, both in fresh and frozen markets.
ProduceIQ: Easter demand strengthens prices- Featured
It’s Easter week, and produce markets are reacting strongly to the jump in holiday demand and decrease in the supply of heavily weighted commodities like grapes and berries. Overall prices are up +10 percent over the previous week.
Expect higher prices with light strawberry supplies- General News
Supply levels will plummet further than expected for the next two weeks. California will ship historically low volume, while production in Florida and Mexico (into South Texas) is coming to an end. The industry will be in an extreme demand-exceeds-supply situation for the next two weeks.
Strawberry market to tighten as CA rains continue- General News
Rain is expected in all California growing regions starting Tuesday, March 21 through Wednesday, March 22.
Scenic Fruit Company recalls frozen organic strawberries sold in Western retailers- General News
Scenic Fruit Company of Gresham, Oregon is recalling frozen organic strawberries sold to Costco, Aldi, KeHE, Vital Choice Seafood, PCC Community Markets and frozen organic tropical blend sold to Trader Joe’s due to an outbreak of Hepatitis A illnesses.
California Splendor recalls Kirkland brand bags of frozen organic strawberries sold in West Coast Costco stores- General News
California Splendor, Inc. of San Diego, CA, is recalling certain lots of 4-lb. bags of Kirkland Signature Frozen Organic Strawberries that were sold at Costco stores in Los Angeles, Hawaii and two San Diego business centers, due to an outbreak of Hepatitis A illnesses.