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 Dec. 8


CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (444*-396*-169) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica, Ecuador and Honduras. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-8s mostly $7. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-8s mostly $6-7. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s mostly $7-8, 7-8s mostly $8-9. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (5-6-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer 5-7s $6-7, 8s mostly $5.50-6.50. Quality generally good.


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