Pineapples — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 9

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (249*-215*-195) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Panama. Ports of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices 5s-7s slightly higher; 8s unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-6s $9-9.50, 7s mostly $9, 8s $7.50-8. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices 5-7s slightly lower; 8s unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-7s mostly $9-9.50, 8s $8-8.50. Ports of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5-6s mostly $10, 7s mostly $9.50-10, 8s mostly $9. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (6-13-12) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Unofficial prices cartons one-layer 5-7s mostly $8-9. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report expected the week of Sept. 15. FIRST REPORT.


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