ECUADOR — Imports (52*-49*-24) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices 12s higher and others lower. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s $5-6, 9s $5-5.50, 10s mostly $4.50, 12s mostly $3.50-4. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Price 7-8s lower and others generally unchanged. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s $6.50-7.25, 9s mostly $6.50-7, 10s mostly $5.50-5.75, 12s mostly $4-4.50. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices 12s higher and others generally unchanged. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 8-9s mostly $5-5.50, 10s $4.50-4.75, 12s mostly $3.50-4, 14s mostly $3.25-3.50. Quality good. *revised.
Mangoes — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 30
- New melon varieties boast sweetness, firm flesh
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- UPDATED: Sun World names new CEO, details strategy
- Organically Grown joins fair trade group
- Chiquita’s moving costs could top $40 million; new board in place
- Tomato growers launch Handy Candy grape tomatoes