Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Boston, MA
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 1:39PM CDT
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BH_FV056                                                                       
Weather at 7:00am   Overcast   37  Yesterday's High    50                      
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX 17.00-21.00 mostly 21.00     
---BATATAS:  MARKET LOWER.  40 lb cartons FL lge 26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00      
---CALABAZA:  MARKET LOWER.  45 lb cartons CR 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-17.00   
Many marked as 40lb cartons 50 lb sacks CR 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00            
---CHAYOTE:  MARKET DARK GREEN LOWER, OTHERS HIGHER.  36 lb cartons CR 60s     
31.00-34.00 mostly 31.00 40 lb cartons CR 24s 18.00 MX 60s 26.00-27.00 mostly  
27.00 Dark Green 60s 28.00                                                     
---COCONUTS:  MARKET DRY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  40 lb cartons DR Dry 24s
33.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 Local Repack Water 10s 22.00 Dry 24s 30.00-36.00      
mostly 36.00 40 lb sacks FL Water 10s 22.00 65-70 lb sacks DR Dry 40s          
30.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 occas high as 36.00 cartons TL Young Type 9s          
25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 occas lower                                           
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA):  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  4.5 kg cartons VN White   
Flesh 9s 42.00-45.00 mostly 42.00 Red Flesh 9s no offerings                    
---GINGER ROOT:  MARKET BRAZIL HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons BR  
36.00-39.00 mostly 39.00 CQ 24.00-27.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 10 lb cartons       
Repacked Local and Enroute 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 5 lb cartons Repacked Local
and Enroute 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00                                           
---JICAMA:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  20 lb cartons MX 18.00-21.00  
mostly 18.00-19.00 38-40 lb containers DR 46.00                                
---MALANGA:  MARKET ECUADOR BLANCA LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb cartons  
CR Blanca med 46.00-48.00 mostly 46.00 40 lb cartons CR Lila med 48.00-50.00   
mostly 48.00 one label 55.00 EC Blanca med 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 Lila med   
40.00-42.00 mostly 40.00                                                       
---SUGARCANE:  MARKET RED HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.  40 lb bundles FL each flmwrpd 
20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 Green      Peeled Bag 30.00 Red each flmwrpd          
22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00                                                       
---TARO:  MARKET COSTA RICA HIGHER, ECUADOR AND BRAZIL LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT     
STEADY.  30 lb cartons CR Eddoes med 28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 EC Eddoes med    
25.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 HD Eddoes med 28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 40 lb sacks FL 
Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 30.00 MX Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 22.00-23.00     
mostly 23.00 45 lb sacks BR Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00
CR Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 MX Dasheen (Coco,       
Islena) lge 22.00-23.00 mostly 23.00                                           
---TOMATILLOS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00
bushel cartons MX 45.00                                                        
---TUMERIC:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons JM Orange Type 27.00-30.00 mostly   
30.00 cartons/crates per lb FI Orange Type 7.00 30lb carton 150.00 one label   
best JM Orange Type 2.70-3.00 mostly 3.00 30 lb mshsks FI Orange Type 150.00 40
lb mshsks JM Orange Type 80.00-90.00 mostly 85.00                              
---YAMPI:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR 57.00-60.00 mostly 58.00 occas low 
as 50.00                                                                       
---YAMS (NAMES):  MARKET BRAZIL BLANCA LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb      
cartons CB Blanca 29.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 CR Blanca 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00  
45 lb cartons JM Yellow 46.00-58.00 mostly 58.00 50 lb cartons BR Blanca       
44.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00                                                 
---YUCA (CASSAVA):  MARKET HIGHER.  WAXED 36 lb cartons CR med-lge 24.00-26.00 
mostly 24.00                                                                   

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MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---GINGER ROOT: 30 lb cartons PE 65.00