TITLE

Vegetable processors cut contract acres 1%

AUTHOR(S)
Thienpont, Chuck
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
FoodService Director;10/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that vegetable processors in the U.S. have contracted 1.21 million acres to be planted to the five major vegetable crops: snap beans, sweet corn, cucumbers for pickles, green peas and tomatoes. Processors of snap beans contracted 195,190 acres for harvest in 2006, down 9% from 2005. Sweet corn processors contracted 401,100 acres for harvest in 2006. Pickle processors contracted 91,320 acres for harvest in 2006, down 1% from last year.
ACCESSION #
22801971

 

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