Fresh produce prices up 6% year-to-date

Thienpont, Chuck
September 2006
FoodService Director;9/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p38
Trade Publication
This article focuses on an increase in the prices of fresh produce in the U.S. New Jersey's area for summer harvest for bell peppers is forecast at 3,400 acres, up six percent from 2005. California's acreage for summer harvest for broccoli is forecast at 33,500 acres, up three percent from last year. Fresh market acreage for harvest is forecast at 13,350 acres, up nine percent from 2005. Carrot acreage for fresh market harvest is forecast at 19,700 acres, up five percent from last year.


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