PINEAPPLE

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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Packer Stories

Fresh Del Monte sees sales increase, fresh-cut lags

07/29/2014

An 11% increase in net sales for the second quarter of 2014 has officials with Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. expressing optimism about efforts to diversify, even though the company’s fresh-cut business posted declines for the third straight quarter.

Bolthouse launches kids’ snack line

07/21/2014

Just in time to catch the back-to-school wave, Bolthouse Farms plans to launch in August a line of seven new products called Bolthouse Farms Kids line.

Chiquita to continue use of Port of Wilmington

07/14/2014

The Diamond State Port Corp. and Chiquita Brands have agreed Chiquita will continue to use the Port of Wilmington as its mid-Atlantic distribution hub for the next five years.

Dole breaks with French company

05/28/2014

David Murdock continues to reorganize and realign Dole Food Co. Inc., divesting minority interest in the French holding company for Compagnie Fruitière Group after a 21-year partnership.

Colombia to boost ag acreage in response to U.S. free trade deal

05/20/2014

The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Act has resulted in an agricultural export boom for Colombia and government officials have set a goal to double farm acreage by 2020.

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

2014-07-20

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (548-340*-286) — 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 5-8s mostly $6. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-8s mostly $5-6. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-7s mostly $7-8, 8s $7. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (23-20-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices 8s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons one-layer 6s mostly $7, 7-8s mostly $6. Quality generally good.

 


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