Shipping Point Fruit Report, Import s - Miami, FL
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 13-MAR-2018                                   
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (305) 373-2955     Fax:  (305) 373-3562                                 
                                                                                
Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of       
generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include    
promotional allowances or other incentives.  No consideration is given to       
after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated.  Brokerage fees paid by the     
shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point     
Basis excludes all charges for freight.                                         
                                                                                

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Linhares,Brazil               Mostly Sunny         74- 95F   23- 35C
Guapiles, Costa Rica          Showers              72- 83F   22- 28C
Huehuetenango, Guatemala      Showers              51- 82F   11- 28C       
Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep. Partly Cloudy        73- 83F   23- 28C
San Pedro Sula, Honduras      Showers              72- 90F   22- 32C 
Ica, Peru                     Partly Cloudy        67- 87F   19- 31C      
Lima, Peru                    Partly Cloudy        66- 72F   19- 22C
Miami, FL                     Sunny                55- 72F   13- 22C      
Philadelphia, PA              Partly Cloudy/Wind   29- 43F   -2- 06C
Newark, NJ                    Snow Showers/Wind    29- 42F   -2- 06C      
Long Beach, CA                Showers              56- 66F   13- 19C
Galveston, TX                 Sunny                56- 65F   13- 18C                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

BRAZIL IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Brazil by Air
and Boat. 3.5 kg containers Solo Type Golden 8s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 
occas higher 9s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas higher 10s 10.00-12.00    
mostly 11.00-12.00 occas higher 12s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas higher

BRAZIL, ECUADOR AND PERU IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---MANGOES: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. PERU    
flats 1 layer Kent 6s 4.00-4.50 mostly 4.00-4.25 occas 5.00 7s 4.00-4.50 mostly
4.00-4.25 occas 5.00 8s 4.00-4.50 mostly 4.00-4.25 occas 5.00 9s 4.00-4.50     
mostly 4.00-4.25 10s 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50 12s 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50 

BRAZIL, ECUADOR AND PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---MANGOES: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. PERU and
NICARAGUA, few from COSTA RICA flats 1 layer Kent 6s 4.00  occas higher 7s 4.00
occas higher 8s 4.00  occas higher 9s 4.00  occas higher 10s 3.50-4.00  12s    
2.50-3.00  Tommy Atkins 7s 4.50-5.00  8s 4.50-5.00  9s 4.50-5.00  10s 3.50-4.50
mostly 4.00-4.50 12s 3.50-4.00                                                 

BRAZIL, ECUADOR AND PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---MANGOES: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. PERU flats 1
layer Kent 7s 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00-4.50 8s 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00-4.50 9s      
4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00-4.50 10s 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00-4.50 12s 4.00-5.00 mostly 
4.00-4.50 occas lower                                                          

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---AVOCADOS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.    
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC cartons 2 layer Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 31.00-32.00 
few higher 20s 31.00-32.00  few higher 22s 31.00-32.00  few higher 24s         
31.00-32.00  few higher                                                        

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---PINEAPPLES: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. COST RICA      
cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 occas higher 6s      
7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 occas higher 7s 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 occas higher 8s    
7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 occas higher                                        

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---MISC BERRIES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA 
by Air flats 12 6-oz cups with lids Blackberries lge 12.00-13.00               

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 9S SLIGHTLY HIGHER;    
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA  Wide range of quality and
condition 1/2 cartons 9s 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95 occas lower 12s 8.00-9.95      
occas lower 15s 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 occas higher 18s   supply in too  
few hands to quote oversized 1/2 cartons 6s (5 size) 8.95  occas lower 9s (6   
size) 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 occas lower                                 
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA,
HONDURAS, COSTA RICA 2/3 cartons 5s 9.00-10.95 mostly 10.00-10.95 6s 8.95-9.95 
8s 7.95-8.95  oversized 2/3 cartons 5s (4 size) 9.00-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95   
occas higher                                                                   
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. GUATEMALA,    
HONDURAS, COSTA RICA cartons Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 21.00-22.00  5s        
20.00-21.00  6s 15.00-17.00  flat cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s      
13.95-15.95 mostly 14.95 occas higher 8s 13.95-14.95  9s 12.95-13.95  24 inch  
bins Red Flesh Seeded Type 36s   supply in too few hands to quote 45s   supply 
in too few hands to quote Red Flesh Seedless Type 45s 224.00-245.00  60s       
210.00-235.00                                                                  

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: SUPPLY 12S& 14S LIGHT; OTHERS MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET     
ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA., few from PANAMA 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 8s          
17.00-18.00  occas higher 9s 17.00-18.00  occas higher 10s 17.00-18.00  occas  
higher 12s 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 occas higher 13s 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00  
occas higher 14s 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 occas higher                         
---PINEAPPLES: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. COSTA RICA     
cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 8.00-9.50 mostly 8.50-9.00 6s 8.50-10.00 mostly 
8.50-9.50 7s 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.50 8s 8.00-9.50 mostly 8.50-9.00              

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.          
GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA 1/2 cartons 9s 9.95-10.75  occas lower 12s     
9.50-10.95  occas lower oversized 1/2 cartons 6s (5 size) 9.95-10.25  occas    
lower 9s (6 size) 10.95-12.75  occas lower                                     
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA,
HONDURAS, COSTA RICA 2/3 cartons 4s   supply in too few hands to quote 5s      
10.50-11.50  occas higher 6s 9.95-10.50  oversized 2/3 cartons 5s (4 size)     
supply in too few hands to quote