Canned apricot purchasesThis article was originally published in Foodnews
THE USDA has offered to purchase a minimum of 174 960 cases of 24 x 300g canned apricots and may buy up to a maximum of 194 440 cases, according to a report by The Food Institute. Deliveries are to be made from 1 July, 2010 until 30 June, 2011. Offers are due by 2pm (EST) on June 1, 2010. The foodservice price for 6/10 canned apricots is currently at USD23.25 fob California, the report added.