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 Sept. 15


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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