March Freeze Strengthens Blueberry Markets

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

A March freeze in the Southeast should keep blueberry markets strong in the first half of spring.

Dave’s Specialty Imports Inc., Coral Springs, Fla., may not ship any blueberry pints out of Florida this spring because of freeze-related shortages, said Mike Bowe, the company’s vice president.

Pint shipments won’t likely start until North Carolina begins coming with volume, probably in the second or third week of May, Bowe said.

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