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 Oct. 27


CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (367*-428*-179) — 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 5s $9.50-10.50, 6s-7s $10-11, 8s mostly $11-12. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading active. Prices 8s higher; others generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s $9.50-11.25, 6-7s mostly $10-11, 8s mostly $11-12. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s $10-11, 6-7s mostly $10-11, 8s mostly $11-12. Quality good. *revised.

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


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