Shipping Point Fruit Report, Import s - Miami, FL
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-FEB-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               Partly Cloudy        71- 87F   22- 31C
Guapiles, Costa Rica          Partly Cloudy        69- 83F   21- 28C
Huehuetenango, Guatemala      Partly Cloudy        47- 72F   08- 22C       
Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep. Showers              66- 81F   19- 27C
San Pedro Sula, Honduras      Showers              69- 84F   21- 29C 
Ica, Peru                     Mostly Cloudy        68- 88F   20- 31C      
Lima, Peru                    Mostly Cloudy        68- 76F   20- 24C
Miami, FL                     Partly Cloudy        69- 79F   22- 26C      
Philadelphia, PA              Partly Cloudy        46- 53F   08- 12C
Newark, NJ                    Partly Cloudy        44- 51F   07- 11C      
Long Beach, CA                Cloudy               62- 65F   17- 18C
Galveston, TX                 Cloudy               62- 65F   17- 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 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 few
high as 11.00-12.00 9s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 few  high as 11.00-12.00 10s
9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 few  high as 11.00-12.00 12s 9.00-10.00 mostly     
9.00-9.50 few  high as 11.00-12.00                                             

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 10S-12S LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 7S-9S SLIGHTLY LOWER;
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. PERU flats 1 layer Kent 7s 5.50-6.00  previous commitment 
lower 8s 5.50-6.00  previous commitment lower 9s 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00 previous
commitment lower 10s 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 previous commitment lower 12s 6.50  

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 MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. PERU flats
1 layer Kent 7s 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 8s 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 9s    
5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 10s 5.50-6.00  12s 5.50-6.00                        

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 10S-12S LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. PERU 
flats 1 layer Kent 7s 6.00-6.50  occas lower 8s 6.00-6.50  occas lower 9s      
6.00-6.50  occas lower 10s 6.00-6.50  occas lower 12s 6.00-6.50  supply in too 
few hands to quote                                                             

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 MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. DOMINICAN  
REPUBLIC   Wide range of quality and condition cartons 2 layer Various         
Greenskin Varieties 18s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occas higher and lower  
20s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occas higher and lower 22s 20.00-22.00      
mostly 20.00-21.00 occas higher and lower 24s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00   
occas higher and lower                                                         

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 FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. COST 
RICA cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas higher 6s 
6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas higher 7s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas    
higher 8s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas higher                              

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 LOWER. GUATEMALA,      
HONDURAS, COSTA RICA  Wide range of quality and condition 1/2 cartons 9s       
8.95-10.95  occas lower 12s 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 15s 7.00-9.95 mostly   
7.95-8.95 18s 6.95-7.95  oversized 1/2 cartons 6s (5 size) 8.00-9.95  9s (6    
size) 9.95-11.95  occas lower                                                  
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 8S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT  
STEADY. GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA 2/3 cartons 5s 10.00-11.95 mostly 10.95
6s 9.95-12.00 mostly 9.95-10.95 8s 7.00-8.95  oversized 2/3 cartons 5s (4 size)
10.00-11.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 occas lower                                     
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. GUATEMALA,     
HONDURAS, COSTA RICA cartons Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 16.00-20.00 mostly     
19.00-20.00 5s 19.00-20.00  6s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 flat cartons Red 
Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-13.00 8s 11.00-14.95      
mostly 12.00-12.50 9s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 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 240.00-245.00  60s 210.00-231.00             

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 MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA.,  
few from PANAMA 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 8s 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 few 
higher 9s 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 few higher 10s 16.00-19.00 mostly     
17.00-18.00 few higher 12s 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 few higher           
---PINEAPPLES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. COSTA RICA cartons 1 layer
golden ripe 5s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50 few high as 9.50-10.00 6s 8.00-9.00  
mostly 8.50-9.00 few high as 9.50-10.00 7s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 few high 
as 9.50-10.00 8s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50                                    

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 12S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT
STEADY. GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA 1/2 cartons 9s 10.95-13.95 mostly      
12.95-13.95 12s 9.95-11.95  occas higher oversized 1/2 cartons 6s (5 size)     
10.95-11.95  9s (6 size) 11.95-15.95 mostly 12.95-14.95                        
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.        
GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA 2/3 cartons 4s 9.95-10.50  occas higher 5s     
10.95-11.50  occas higher 6s 8.95-11.50 mostly 9.50-11.00 8s   Supply in too   
few hands to quote