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

Florida port to start Mexico service

10/21/2014

Port Manatee plans to start direct, weekly service to Mexico that is touted as being the quickest from the U.S. Gulf to Mexico.

Fresh produce products included in SunBurst recall

10/17/2014

Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.

Spinaca Farms launches organics brand

10/15/2014

Gilroy, Calif.-based Spinaca Farms Inc. has a new label, La Colline Organics.

Tom Lange launches fresh-cut fruit snacks

10/14/2014

New fresh-cut fruit snack cups from the Tom Lange Co. are scheduled to be introduced for nationwide sale under the brand Actual Produce at Fresh Summit.

Dole agreeing to remain at Port of Gulfport until 2037

10/10/2014

Lease negotiations between Dole Fresh Fruit Co., and the Port of Gulfport could extend Dole’s presence — and capacity — at the port for more than two decades.

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Market Scope - Pineapples — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20

2014-10-19

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (442-332*-194) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica, Ecuador and Honduras. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-8s $10-11. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-8s mostly $10-11. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-8s mostly $10-11. Quality good. *revised.

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

 


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