Vegetable processors cut contract acres 1%

Thienpont, Chuck
October 2006
FoodService Director;10/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p36
Trade Publication
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.


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