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

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

07/18/2014

Pack the bags — we’re headed to Hawaii!

Papaya, banana growers sue Hawaii County over GMO ban

07/17/2014

Hawaiian papaya and banana growers have joined cattlemen and floral producers to fight a ban on open-air growing and testing of genetically modified crops imposed by the Hawaii County Council.

Staff changes help New Limeco expand Latin American offerings

06/05/2014

The addition of sales and sourcing personnel to the staff of New Limeco LLC aims to build the company’s Latin American fruit and vegetable business.

Consumers growing the tropical fruit category

04/25/2014

Tropical fruits are seeing growth in consumption.

Merchandising techniques help move tropical fruit

04/25/2014

To attract shopper interest, tropical fruit requires strong merchandising and effective displays, grower-shippers and marketers say.

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Market Scope - Papayas — F.o.b.s as of July 21

2014-07-20

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (36-43-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 35- to 40-pound cartons maradol-type $17-18. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (17-16-14) — 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 8-12s mostly $15-16, 12-14s $15-15.50. Quality generally good.

BRAZIL — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 3.5-kilogram solo-type (golden) 7-12s mostly $10.50-11.50. Quality good.

 


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