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

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.

Let’s ride ‘No GMO’ all the way to tropical paradise

07/18/2014

Pack the bags — we’re headed to Hawaii!

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Market Scope - Papayas — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

2014-08-31

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (31-38-38) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. 35- to 40-pound cartons maradol-type mostly $18-19. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (12-13*-11) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Belize and Guatemala. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 30-35 pounds tainung-type 8-14s $17-18. Quality generally good. *revised.

BRAZIL — Imports (0-0-1) — 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 $11-11.50. Quality good.

 


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