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San Francisco sees 1% growth in Q2 produce sales

Produce sales in California bounced back during the second quarter of 2017 following several sluggish quarters, according to the FPFC Market Report compiled by Fusion Marketing for the Anaheim, Calif.-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council.

California dollar sales for the 13 weeks ending July 2 reached a new high of nearly $2 billion — a 4% increase compared to the prior year, the report said.

The increase was attributed to higher prices — up an average of 3% to $1.65 per pound — as well as a statewide 1% growth in volume.

Growth ranged from 1% in San Francisco to 6% in Los Angeles, and average prices varied from a high of $1.97 per pound in San Francisco to a low of $1.52 per pound in Los Angeles.



Top growth categories for vegetables in the San Francisco market for the second quarter were lettuce ($700,000), bagged salads ($700,000), asparagus ($400,000), broccoli ($400,000) and variety packages ($400,000).

Vegetable sales were unchanged for the 52-week…

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