Papayas

PAPAYAS

This tropical fruit has a small but steady following. The likelihood of a papaya purchase remained the same as in Fresh Trends 2012, with 12% of shoppers picking up papaya in the past year.

 

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Packer Stories

Sales veteran Albert Ramirez joins New Limeco

09/16/2014

Produce industry veteran Albert Ramirez has joined New Limeco LLC as director of sales.

Suppliers note strong growth of tropicals category

09/05/2014

Produce suppliers are quick to credit the success of mainstream items like bananas, pineapples and avocados for having driven tropical fruit sales in recent years. However, the category as a whole is showing gains, according to data from the Produce Marketing Association.

Creating a destination for tropicals boosts sales

09/05/2014

Retailers who limit their tropical selections are leaving money on the table needlessly, said Karen Caplan, CEO of Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Inc.

Papayas, starfruit show increasing sales muscle

09/05/2014

There’s a great, big beautiful world of tropicals beyond mangoes, suppliers say.

Tropical storm devastates Hawaiian papaya trees

08/13/2014

The first tropical storm to hit Hawaii in 22 years could cause devastating losses to the state’s papaya trees.

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Market Scope - Papayas — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 14

2014-10-12

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (34-31-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices slightly lower. 35- to 40-pound cartons maradol-type mostly $19-20. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (11-10*-14) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Belize and Guatemala. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 30-35 pounds tainung-type 8-14s mostly $23-24. Quality generally good. *revised.

BRAZIL — Imports (3*-1*-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 3.5-kilogram solo-type (golden) 7-12s mostly $9.50-10. Quality good. *revised.

 


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