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  • IN > > > > Article Content provided in partnership with FIND IN Find Magazines by Topic Marketing your market , by POSTHARVEST & FARM MARKET INSIDER In the third of a three-part series, experts discuss what needs to be considered when creating marketing strategies for your farm market.
  • . A CONSIDERABLE amount of time, energy, and money is invested in the creation of a farm market.
  • . After the building has been constructed, it is time to market the market, so to speak.
  • . To survive, farm market owners must make their operation stand out from the competition - a harder project today than ever before.
  • . People need to realize that the economic climate is entirely different now than it was 15 years ago, says Carl German, Extension marketing specialist at the University of Delaware, and one of the authors of Guide To Planning The Farm Retail Market.
  • . Because competition from supermarkets is much stronger now than ever before, there is no room for error.
  • . "A farm market originally had a selling point in providing fresh produce that was not necessarily available in the supermarket.

    Tree fruit market order reaffirmed in court decision
  • Western Farm Press Resources Other Links: Tree fruit market order reaffirmed in court decision Jul 21, 2001 12:00 PM The constitutionality of marketing order programs for fresh peaches, plums and nectarines produced in California was reaffirmed in a Supreme Court decision released recently involving mandatory assessments for the Federal Mushroom Council.
  • . “The narrow holding focused only on the mushroom industry and used the Glickman tree fruit case as the standard for judging the constitutionality of assessments for marketing order advertising.” © 2006 Prism Business Media Inc.

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  • . Now that we can market our fruit to Japan at a good price, we should not sell them to China at such a cheap price." Chen also called on farmers to have faith in the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the major trade organization in charge of exports, including those to China.
  • . "TAITRA is responsible for marketing of Taiwan's produce to the world." Chen praised TAITRA's experience in international trade and businesses negotiation and said it is perfectly capable of marketing Taiwan's produce worldwide, just as it has marketed Taiwan's computers -- which accounts for most of the world's manufacturing market share.

    Fruit and Vegetable Production Publications: NRAES-104
  • Sustainable Vegetable Production from Start-Up to Market Publication Number: NRAES-104 Cost: $38.00 Length: 280 pages ISBN: 0-935817-45-X Date of Publication: August 1999 A description, , and are below.
  • . Sustainable Vegetable Production from Start-Up to Market, NRAES-104 ($38.00 plus S&H/sales tax, 280 pages, August 1999), introduces the full range of processes for moderate-scale vegetable production using ecological practices that minimize the need for synthetic inputs and maximize stewardship of resources.
  • . Sustainable Vegetable Production from Start-Up to Market provides practical information on such essential matters as selecting a farm site; planning and record keeping; marketing options; and systems for starting, planting, protecting, and harvesting crops.
  • . Initial chapters address principles and practices essential to planning and launching a business: the practical implications of sustainability, getting started, farm business management, and marketing.
  • . Sustainable Vegetable Production from Start-Up to Market was written by Vernon P.

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    Marketing & Trade Reports -- Fruit & Nut Orchard Network for Commercial Growers -- Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
  • Marketing & Trade Reports This page provides you with links to current and historic market price, shipments and arrivals, crop statistics, cold storage reports, and a few international trade links.
  • . The University of Florida has an excellent computer information system called the Market Information System (MIS) located on the Web.
  • . If you are interested in comprehensive marketing information, link to the .
  • . Market Prices By city, USDA-AMS By product, USDA-AMS By city, USDA-AMS USDA-AMS Monthly, All commodities, USDA-NASS Annual Summary.

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  • . It provides a forum for research and Extension projects dealing with commercial apple production and marketing issues.
  • . established in 1950, administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • . The following Web sites provide information on the international fruit market in terms of pricing, trade, growing, regulations, etc.

    MN Vegetable IPM Newsletter - Vol. 5, No. 1 - May 23, 2003
  • In this issue: Marketing Fruit and Vegetables Vol 5 No.
  • . 1 May 23, 2003 Marketing Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Imports in the United States: Status, Challenges and Opportunities Sandra Cuellar, Research/Extension Associate Dept.
  • . market have increased at an annual growth rate of 7.8% for fruits and 8.1% for vegetables between 1990 and 2000, and imports' share of consumption went from 24% to 40% for fruits and from 5% to 11% for vegetables between 1980 and 1999.
  • . In the current state of consolidation and fierce competition in the retail industry, the produce department is a major contributor to sales and profits in supermarkets.
  • . The objectives of this exploratory research project were to identify the current status of imported fruits and vegetables at retail, characterize the business practices of different participants involved in the supply chain of imported fruits and vegetables (retailers, importers and exporters), and identify opportunities and challenges faced by these participants in marketing imported produce in the U.S.

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    Fruit and Vegetable Market Overview - Fruits & Vegetables from Ukraine (Agricultural Marketing Project)
  • . Login Password remember Search in Partnership with ENG Common 07.09.2004 Fruit and Vegetable Market Overview Cucumbers and Tomatoes Situation on tomatoes market was ambiguous.
  • . Large volumes of field tomatoes from southern regions flooded fresh market.
  • . According to the information of market players, there is an insufficient offer of high-quality tomatoes in western regions in Ukraine.
  • . If we consider further price formation, according to the opinion of market participants, the tendency of price growth is sure to be renewed in the short run.
  • . The major reason that led to the price increase was an insufficient offer on the fresh market caused by poor cucumbers harvest this year.
  • . Harvest of this commodity was in process, which resulted in a greater offer of late varieties on the market.
  • . Market experts viewed this factor as a major reason for stabilization.
  • . Under the presser of greater offer some market players even lowered prices by US $0.01 per kilo.

    Research and Markets - Market Research Reports - Canned Fruit In China - A Market Analysis - Printer Friendly
  • Printer Friendly Printed from Canned Fruit In China - A Market Analysis Description: This report covers the market for canned fruit in China.
  • . The growth of the canned fruit market is symptomatic of changing food-buying patterns in China.
  • . With the growth in living space and supermarket shopping the use of canned fruits is increasing.
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    Research and Markets - Market Research Reports - The European Market for Organic Fruit & Vegetables - Printer Friendly
  • Printer Friendly Printed from The European Market for Organic Fruit & Vegetables Description: The market for organic fruit & vegetables in 17 Western European countries is analysed in this report.
  • . The market is segmented by product categories that include organic vegetables, top fruit, citrus fruit and tropical & exotic fruit.
  • . Market & competitive information includes market sizes, revenue forecasts (2005-2011), market drivers & restraints, import & export statistics, distribution & pricing trends, and profiles of leading traders & retailers.
  • . The German market is currently showing the highest growth with organic fruit & vegetable sales volume increasing by 14% in 2004.
  • . A major driver is widening availability of organic products in mainstream retailers with a growing number of supermarkets and discount stores introducing organic fresh produce.
  • . Increasing sales volume is also going to organic food shops with 40 new supermarkets opening in 2004 alone.
  • . Germany and the UK have the largest markets, representing over half of all European revenues.


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  • Citrus Fruit MARKETING CHAIN This analysis of the international citrus marketing chain is mainly focused in oranges and orange juice, given the outstanding weight of these products in the citrus fruits group.
  • . In the orange chain, harvested fruit may go to the fresh fruit market, in order to be consumed fresh, or squeezed freshly at home to be consumed as juice, or it may enter the processing industry, in order to obtain orange juice (mainly in the form of Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice, FCOJ, for ease of transport in international trade) and other by-products.
  • . There is increasing competition in this sector, with restructuration and changes in the marketing chain, in a context of globalization.
  • . The market is increasingly consumer driven.
  • . A small number of companies that operate in Brazil and Florida dominate the market.
  • . Four major companies in the sector, Brazilian companies and and multinationals and, hold around 70/75% of the market share in Brazil and 30/35% of the market share in Florida.

    Fruit and veg driving European organic market
  • Breaking News on Food Marketing and Retailing Free Newsletter Search   since News Headlines All news articles Products & Markets Business Tools Free Newsletter News Headlines Products & Marketing > > | Fruit and veg driving European organic market By Simon Pitman Get the latest Market Reports on News Archives 12/08/2005 - Although sales channels for organic foods continue to broaden, the European market is still dominated by fruit and vegetables.
  • . But it is increased shelf space for organic exotic and tropical fruits that is expected to provide the biggest impetus for future market growth.
  • . With fruit and vegetable market continuing to dominate sales, it is the continued popularity of this segment that is contributing to a growth rate of 26 per cent for the European organic food industry between 2001 and 2004.
  • . The prediction falls in line with experts opinion that the market for organic foods has still not peaked, as consumers in developed markets strive to improve the quality of their foods and make more ethical purchases.

    WIC/Farmers' Market Nutrition Program: Marketing Florida Agriculture
  • the web site of the Division of Marketing and Development Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Mayo Building, M-9 407 South Calhoun Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800 Division of Marketing and Development Nelson L.
  • . Bronson, Commissioner WIC/Farmers' Market Nutrition Program What Is The Farmers' Market Nutrition Program? The Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) provides WIC participants with coupons that can be used to purchase locally grown, fresh Florida fruits and vegetables.
  • . This produce can be purchased at authorized farmers' markets from April 1 to July 31.
  • . What Is A Farmers' Market? A farmers' market is an association of farmers who assemble for the purpose of selling their produce directly to consumers.
  • . -- The list of participating farmers' markets in your area.
  • . Go to the authorized farmers' market in your area.
  • . Look for farmers at the market displaying this sign stating "We Gladly Accept FMNP Coupons Here." 3.

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