NECTARINES


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  • NECTARINES

    Nectarines are one of DLJ's staple stone fruit items. Specializing in fresh fruit during the California harvest, as well as our import program from Chile, DLJ consistently delivers the best quality and flavor throughout the season. We specialize in year round supply of both yellow and white nectarines to help drive sales on this summertime favorite!

2 Layer - Tray Pack 30/36 ct 40/42 ct 44 ct 48/50 ct 54/56 ct 60/64 ct 70/72 ct 80 ct 84 ct 88 ct
Volume Fill - 25 lb. 30/36 40/42 44 48/50 54/56 60/64 70/72 80 84 88
1 Layer - Euro carton 30 ct 33ct 33 ct 35 / 36 ct 42 ct 48 ct 53 ct 61ct 65ct 68ct
Fruit Diameter 3 3/8" 3 1/4" 3 1/8" 3" 2 7/8" 2 5/8" 2 7/16" 2 3/8" 2 5/16" 2 1/4"
Availability Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
California         * * * * * *    
Chile * * *                  
PLU CODES
4035 Yellow Nectarine - conventional SMALL - 70/72s and smaller
4036 Yellow Nectarine - conventional LARGE - 60/64s and larger
4377 Yellow Nectarine - tree ripe SMALL - 70/72s and smaller
4378 Yellow Nectarine -Pre-conditioned (tree ripe) LARGE - 60/64s and larger
4188 White Nectarine - conventional SMALL - 70/72s and smaller
3035 White Nectarine - conventional LARGE - 60/64s and larger

CARE AND HANDLING
Optimumum storage temperate for nectarines is 32 - 33 degrees with
90 - 95% humidity. Nectarines will store for 2 - 3 weeks after harvest.
Nectarines are susceptible to dehydration and should be displayed
away from draft. Ethylene producer and sensitive to freeze injury.
To ripen, bring fruit to room temperature between 65 - 70 degrees
or at room temperature in a paper bag.
PALLET SIZE / CASES PER PALLET (40"x 48" pallet)
  2 LAYER TP Volume Fill 1 LAYER - EURO
CA 88 80 95 or 100
CHILE 88 or 96 80 or 88 N/A
HEALTH BENEFITS * Rich in Beta Carotene and Vitamin C, which are essential for hearts and eyesight.
High in Iron, Vitamin K, Potassium and Folic Acid.
* Antioxidents help with digestive function and to fight free radicals in the body.
YELLOW - CALIFORNIA Est. Start Date
April Glo 5/1
Honey May 5/3
Spring Fire 5/3
Zee Fire 5/14
Rose Bright 5/15
Red Roy 5/25
Red Ryan 5/26
Rose Diamond 5/28
Diamond Bright 5/31
Prince Jim 6/3
Rose Bright 6/4
Honey Fire (SA) 6/5
Spring Bright 6/10
Honey Blaze (SA) 6/12
Honey Kist (SA) 6/16
Red Bright 6/20
Ruby Diamond 6/21
Grand Sweet (SA) 6/23
Grand Bright 6/24
Diamond Ray 6/28
Summer Bright 6/29
Fire Sweet (SA) 7/4
July Bright 7/9
Summer Fire 7/17
August Bright 7/28
August Fire 8/5
August Red 8/10
Late Red Jim 8/11
September Bright 8/15
Spetember Red 8/22
September Flare 8/23
Autumn Flare 8/28
September Free 9/1
Autumn Bright 9/6
Sub - Acid = (SA)
WHITE - CALIFORNIA Est. Start Date
May Pearl 5/11
Polar Light 5/23
Diamond Pearl 6/1
Spring Pearl 6/7
Kay Pearl 6/16
Candy Pearl 6/20
Grand Pearl 6/25
Fire Pearl 7/6
Red Pearl 7/10
Giant Pearl 7/23
Arctic Snow 8/1
August Pearl 8/5
Arctic Mist 8/21
WHITE - CHILE Est. Start Date
Sweet Ice 12/19
Candy White 12/24
Super Queen 12/29
June Pearl 1/7
Kay Pearl 1/9
Fire Sweet 1/10
Bright Pearl 1/12
Arctic Queen 1/20
Arctic Snow 1/22
August Snow 1/24
August Pearl 2/1
Giant Pearl 2/3
Arctic Pride 2/15
YELLOW - CHILE Est. Start Date
Zee Fire 11/28
May Glo 12/2
Big Boy 12/3
Early John 12/5
Royal Glo 12/8
May Diamond 12/12
Spring Bright 12/17
Red Diamond 12/19
Big John 12/21
Honey Blaze (SA) 12/21
Ruby Diamond 12/24
Honey Kist (SA) 12/26
Spring Red 1/2
Summer Bright 1/6
Red Glen 1/10
Summer Diamond 1/12
Venus 1/14
Summer Grand 1/15
Summer Fire 1/16
July Red 1/20
Zee Glo 1/25
August Red 2/4
Autumn Free 2/5
Super August 2/10
August Fire 2/12
Sub - Acid = (SA)