Pineapple

This sweet tropical fruit has a steady following, with 43% of shoppers saying they bought pineapples in the past year, a number even with Fresh Trends 2012.

More data for Pineapples

Pineapples — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (405*-376*-324) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase slightly. Primarily Costa Rica. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices about unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s-8s mostly $5-7. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading slow. Prices about unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s-8s $5-7. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 6s-7s $7-8. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings 16-18*-19 — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s mostly $6-6.50, 6-7s mostly $6, 8s mostly $5-6. Quality generally good. *revised

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