ECUADOR — Imports (71*-93*-31) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s $7, 9s mostly $5.50-6, 10s $4.50-5, 12s mostly $3-3.50, 14s mostly $3. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Price slightly higher. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s mostly $7.50, 9s mostly $6.50-7, 10s mostly $5.50-6, 12s mostly $4-4.50, 14s $3-3.50. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices 8-10s lower; others generally unchanged. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 8s $6-6.50, 9s $5.50-6, 10s $4.50-5.25, 12s mostly $4-4.50, 14s mostly $3-3.50. Quality good. *revised.
Market Scope - Mangoes — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 9
- Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Produce execution plagues Wal-Mart
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom