ECUADOR AND PERU — Imports (49-24-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flat one-layer kent 7-8s mostly $5-5.50, 9s $5-5.50, 10s mostly $4.50-5, 12s $4-4.50. 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 generally unchanged. Flat one-layer kent and tommy atkins 7-8s mostly $6.50-7, 9s mostly $6, 10s mostly $5-5.50, 12s mostly $4-4.50. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flat one-layer kent and tommy atkins 7-9s mostly $5-5.50, 10s mostly $4.50-4.75, 12s mostly $4-4.50, 14s mostly $3.25-3.50. Quality good.
Mangoes — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 6
- Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving