Amelia Freidline

Amelia Freidline

Looking back to the future of packaging

Despite being a certified millennial, I am late to the bandwagon on many trends — listening to podcasts being one of them.

Retail Price Report — Cantaloupes

Cantaloupes averaged $1.97 each around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 23, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices.

Retail Price Report — Strawberries

Strawberries averaged $2.40 per 1-pound clamshell around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 16, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices.

Retail Price Report — Strawberries

Strawberries averaged $2.40 per 1-pound clamshell around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 16, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices.

Retail Price Report — Red Onions

Red onions averaged $1.18 per pound around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 9, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices. That's down from last year's average of $1.36.

Retail Price Report — Roma Tomatoes

Roma tomatoes averaged 99 cents around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 2, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices. That’s down considerably from last year.

Retail Price Report — Packaged Salads

Packaged salads in 1-pound bags averaged $2.21 nationwide the week ending July 26, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops. That's up from $1.50 last year.

Retail Price Report — Zucchini

Zucchini squash averaged $1.20 per pound around the U.S. the week ending July 19, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops. The vegetable saw a drop from year-ago prices.

Retail Price Report — Nectarines

According to U.S. Marketing Services data, which samples four retail chains in eight markets across the country, the average per-pound price for yellow-flesh nectarines was $2.22 on July 10.

The hunt for red delicious

My grandpa’s stories never grow old, but sometimes I suspect they might have grown taller over the years.
Jul 15, 2019 by Amelia Freidline #Opinion, #Apples