CHILE — Imports — (5*-7*-13) — Imports by boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Los Angeles. Trading fairly slow. Prices for cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s $28. Quality good. FIRST REPORT. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Carton two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties, rich lady and royal lady 40s $30-32, 42-48s $30, 54-56s mostly $26. 9-kilogram containers loose various yellow-flesh varieties 64s mostly $30, 84s $26-28. Quality good. *revised.
Peaches — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21
- 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
- Iceberg dips; no relief on $30 romaine
- UPDATED: Florida citrus leader Richard Kinney remembered