December 2016: Pecan prices remain high after Thanksgiving

For Georgia growers, pecan prices are holding firm post Thanksgiving. “We were really expecting prices to get soft after Thanksgiving because of the rush of shellers to get nuts into the plants and get everything done by Christmas,” says Lawton Pearson of Fort Valley, Ga.-based Pearson Farm. “Typically that abates after Thanksgiving. But the market is still firm for good pecans.”

Read more about current pecan prices and competition from Mexico from FreshPlaza: Global Fresh Produce and Banana News.