Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 17-MAY-2018                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (617) 387-4498     Fax:  (617) 389-1387                                
                                                                               

BH_FV056                                                                       
Weather at 7:00am  Overcast   56  Yesterday's High   62                        
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES:  MARKET  STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX 17.00-21.00 mostly 21.00    
---BANANA FLOWERS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   35-40 lb containers MX 40.00-50.00 mostly
40.00-42.00                                                                    
---BATATAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL lge 48.00-52.00 mostly           
48.00-49.00                                                                    
---BREADFRUIT: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons DR 40.00 JM 40.00              
---CALABAZA:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons PN 15.00-21.00 mostly 21.00 50 lb  
sacks CR 19.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 Sold loose at .75lb PN 19.00-21.00 mostly    
21.00 Sold Loose at .75 lb                                                     
---CHAYOTE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR 60s 22.00-25.00 mostly 24.00   
one label best 33.00 Dark Green 60s 25.00 MX 60s 16.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 Dark 
Green 60s 25.00 cartons CR 24s 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00                  
---COCONUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons DR Dry 24s 32.00-35.00 mostly    
33.00-34.00 Local Repack Water 10s 20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00 Dry 24s 38.00-45.00
mostly 45.00 one label best 40 lb sacks FL Water 10s 22.00-25.00 mostly 22.00  
65-70 lb sacks DR Dry 40s 45.00-55.00 mostly 45.00 one label 42.00 cartons TL  
Young Type 9s 16.00-22.00 mostly 17.00-18.00                                   
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   4.5 kg cartons VN White Flesh 
8s 30.00-38.00 mostly 38.00 Red Flesh 8s 45.00-50.00 mostly 45.00 one label    
38.00                                                                          
---GINGER ROOT:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ 21.00-24.00 mostly           
21.00-22.00 TL 42.00-45.00 mostly 45.00 10 lb cartons Repacked Local and       
Enroute 15.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 5 lb cartons Repacked Local and Enroute       
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00                                                       
---JACKFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  36-40 lb cartons MX 2 count 34.00-40.00 mostly  
35.00 per lb MX 2 count .90-1.00 mostly 1.00                                   
---JICAMA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb cartons MX 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 38-40  
lb containers MX 22.00-30.00 mostly 30.00                                      
---LYCHEE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   15 lb cartons MX med 50.00                       
---MALANGA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   36 lb cartons CR Blanca med 30.00-34.00 mostly  
30.00 40 lb cartons CR Lila med 32.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 EC Blanca med         
30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00 Lila med 32.00-35.00 mostly 34.00                     
---MAMEY SAPOTE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons FL 65.00-70.00 mostly 70.00 PR 
65.00-70.00 mostly 70.00                                                       
---RAMBUTAN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   5 lb cartons GU 19.00-25.00 mostly 19.00       
---SUGARCANE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb bundles FL each flmwrpd 20.00-22.00     
mostly 20.00 Green      Peeled Bag 34.00 Red each flmwrpd 20.00-24.00 mostly   
24.00                                                                          
---TARO:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ Eddoes med 40.00 EC Eddoes med      
28.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 HD Eddoes med 28.00-33.00 mostly 28.00-30.00 40 lb    
cartons CR Eddoes med 28.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 40 lb sacks MX Dasheen (Coco,   
Islena) lge 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 one label 45 lb sacks DR Dasheen (Coco,   
Islena) lge 30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 MX Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 20.00-26.00 
mostly 24.00-25.00                                                             
---TOMATILLOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons MX 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00    
Local Repack 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons Local Repack        
30.00-36.00 mostly 36.00                                                       
---TUMERIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   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 70.00 one label 80.00-85.00 mostly 85.00              
---YAMPI: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   36 lb cartons CR 58.00                            
---YAMS (NAMES):  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CB Blanca 28.00-34.00 mostly   
34.00 occasionally low as $25.00 Hespino 34.00 Diamante Variety $25.00 CR      
Blanca 29.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 40 lb cartons MX Blanca 26.00-32.00 mostly     
26.00 45 lb cartons JM Yellow 47.00-49.00 mostly 49.00                         
---YUCA (CASSAVA):  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 36 lb cartons CR med-lge       
18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00                                                       

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MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---GINGER ROOT: 30 lb cartons PE 51.00 10 lb cartons Local Repack 16.00-20.00  
mostly 20.00