This sweet tropical fruit has a steady following, with 43% of shoppers saying they bought pineapples in the past year, a number even with Fresh Trends 2012.


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Market Scope - Pineapples — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17


CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (426-485*-200) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica, Ecuador and Honduras. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s mostly $9, 6s mostly $10, 7s $10-11, 8s $10-11.50. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices 5-6s lower; others unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s mostly $9, 6s mostly $10-10.50, 7-8s mostly $10-11. Ports of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s $9-10, 6s $10-10.50, 7s $10-11, 8s mostly $10-11.50. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (7-13-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 7s fairly active, 8s slow, others moderate. Prices 7s generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Cartons one-layer 5s mostly $8-9, 6s mostly $8.50-9, 7s mostly $9, 8s mostly $7-8. Quality generally good.


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