Honeydew

HONEYDEW

The likelihood of a honeydew purchase fell five percentage points from Fresh Trends 2012, putting purchases at nearly the same level as 2010.

 

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Packer Stories

Tight offshore melon supplies bring high prices

12/30/2014

Weather-related production problems have pushed melon prices to abnormally high levels and sent Mexican and Central American watermelon prices to up to 50 cents a pound.

Ayco Farms names VP to head West Coast expansion

12/08/2014

Ayco Farms Inc. has named a vice president of its West Coast division.

Demand strong for Guatemalan melons

11/11/2014

Importers report strong demand for melons at the start of the Guatemalan deals.

Fresh produce products included in SunBurst recall

10/17/2014

Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.

California melon quality high, but markets sluggish

08/19/2014

Melon growers in California report outstanding quality but surprisingly tepid demand for some varieties.

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Market Scope - Honeydew — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20

2015-01-18

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (56-61*-26) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading very active for limited supply. Prices higher. 2/3 cartons 5-8s mostly $19.95-20.95. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (9-21-19) — Movement expected to increase. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. The f.o.b. report is interrupted because of a harvest gap. The report was expected to resume the week of Jan. 19. Quality and condition variable.

 


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