In mid-November Vision Produce reported prices of $8-8.50 for size 8 tommy atkins fruit from Ecuador. Size 10s were $5.75-6.50, depending on condition, Vogel said, and 12s $4.50-5.50.
That range of prices should continue into early December, he said.
“As (Ecuadoran shipments) wind down in December, we expect Peru to add enough volume to keep the deal consistent. Most of the Peruvians will be shipping to the U.S. by the first week of December.”