ITALY — Imports (14-13-15) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Feb. 3-16. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 9-kilogram (19.8-pound) containers loose hayward 23-27s mostly $20-21, 30-33s $18-19, 36s $17-18, 39s $17-18. Quality good.
Kiwifruit — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18
- New melon varieties boast sweetness, firm flesh
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Organically Grown joins fair trade group
- Asian food safety officials react to Bidart Bros. apple recall
- Iceberg dips; no relief on $30 romaine