Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Boston, MA
USDA - Mon Apr 15, 11:47AM CDT
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 15-APR-2019                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BH_FV056                                                                       
Weather at 7:00am  Rain  60    Yesterday's High    70                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX 17.00-21.00 mostly 21.00     
---BATATAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL lge 26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00     
---CALABAZA:  MARKET STEADY.  45 lb cartons CR 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 Many   
marked as 40lb cartons 50 lb sacks CR 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00                 
---CHAYOTE:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR 60s 31.00-34.00 mostly 31.00 40  
lb cartons CR 24s 18.00 Dark Green 60s 34.00 MX 60s 26.00-27.00 mostly 27.00   
---COCONUTS:  MARKET 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 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 cartons TL  
Young Type 9s 25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 occas lower                             
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA):  MARKET LOWER.  4.5 kg cartons VN White Flesh 9s 
38.00-42.00 mostly 38.00-40.00 Red Flesh 9s no offerings                       
---GINGER ROOT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ 21.00-25.00 mostly     
22.00-23.00 HD 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 one label 36.00 TL 42.00 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 STEADY.  20 lb cartons MX 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 38-40 lb 
containers DR no offerings                                                     
---MALANGA:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR Blanca med 42.00-46.00     
mostly 42.00 one lable 32.00 40 lb cartons CR Lila med 48.00-52.00 mostly 48.00
one label 55.00 EC Blanca med 42.00-46.00 mostly 42.00 one label 32.00 Lila med
48.00-52.00 mostly 48.00 one label 55.00                                       
---SUGARCANE:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb bundles FL each flmwrpd 20.00-21.00 mostly
20.00 Green      Peeled Bag 30.00 Red each flmwrpd 22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00    
---TARO:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb cartons BR Eddoes med 36.00 CR Eddoes med
28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 one label high as 36.00 EC Eddoes med 28.00-32.00     
mostly 32.00 one label high as 36.00 HD Eddoes med 28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 one
label 46.00 40 lb cartons DR Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 35.00 EC Dasheen (Coco,
Islena) lge 30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 40 lb sacks FL Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 
30.00 MX Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 occas low as 22.00
---TOMATILLOS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas
high as 22.00 bushel cartons MX 45.00                                          
---TUMERIC:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons JM Orange Type 24.00-25.00 mostly   
24.00 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 90.00                                                 
---YAMPI:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR 50.00                              
---YAMS (NAMES):  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb cartons BR Blanca no offerings CB
Blanca 26.00 Espino and Diamante variety 32.00-34.00 CR Blanca 28.00-32.00     
mostly 32.00 40 lb cartons JM Yellow 46.00-48.00                               
---YUCA (CASSAVA):  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 36 lb cartons CR med-lge 24.00-28.00 
mostly 27.00