Pineapple

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

Turbana, Sendik’s partner in Feeding America promotion

09/11/2014

A banana grower-importer and a Milwaukee grocery store chain are working to help end hunger in eastern Wisconsin.

Pineapple trade group cites delays at L.A. port

08/19/2014

A pineapple trade group is criticizing the time X-ray examinations of product are taking at the Port of Los Angeles.

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.

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Market Scope - Pineapples — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

2014-09-14

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (356*-355*-271) — 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 5-7s $10-11, 8s $9-10. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices 5-7s slightly lower; 8s unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-7s $11-11.50, 8s mostly $10. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-7s mostly $11-11.50, 8s mostly $10. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (6-3-6) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices cartons one-layer 5-7 mostly $10-11, 8s $9.50-10. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. The first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of Sept. 29. FIRST REPORT.

 


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