Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 15-MAY-2019                                       
                                                                               
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  Partly Cloudy   42    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 STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL lge 30.00-35.00 mostly           
32.00-33.00                                                                    
---CALABAZA:  MARKET STEADY.  45 lb cartons CR 16.00-20.00 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 23.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 40  
lb cartons CR 24s 16.00 Dark Green 60s 32.00 MX 60s 25.00-27.00 mostly 27.00   
---COCONUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons DR Dry 24s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00
Local Repack Water 10s 21.00-25.00 mostly 22.00 Dry 24s 30.00-36.00 mostly     
36.00 occas lower 40 lb sacks FL Water 10s 22.00 65-70 lb sacks DR Dry 40s     
32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 occas low as 28.00 cartons TL Young Type 9s           
25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 occas lower                                           
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA):  MARKET STEADY.  4.5 kg cartons VN White Flesh 9s
38.00-42.00 mostly 38.00 Red Flesh 9s no offerings                             
---DURIAN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   miscellaneous containers TL AIR 210.00 Mostly    
30lb cartons                                                                   
---GINGER ROOT:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ 17.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 HD  
supplies insufficient to quote TL 39.00 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 one label
30.00 38-40 lb containers DR no offerings                                      
---MALANGA:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR Blanca med 37.00-42.00 mostly    
38.00 40 lb cartons CR Lila med 54.00-55.00 mostly 54.00 EC Blanca med         
37.00-42.00 mostly 38.00 Lila med 54.00-55.00 mostly 54.00                     
---SUGARCANE:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb bundles FL each flmwrpd 20.00-22.00 mostly
20.00 Green      Peeled Bag 30.00 Red each flmwrpd 22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00    
---TARO:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons BR Eddoes med 36.00 CR Eddoes med      
38.00-42.00 mostly 38.00 one label 33.00 EC Eddoes med 38.00-42.00 mostly 38.00
HD Eddoes med 28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 one label 43.00 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  
26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00                                                       
---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 23.00-24.00 mostly   
23.00 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 85.00                                                 
---YAMPI:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR 85.00                              
---YAMS (NAMES):  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb cartons BR Blanca 36.00 CB Blanca
28.00 Espino and Diamante variety 32.00-34.00 CR Blanca 28.00-32.00 mostly     
30.00 40 lb cartons JM Yellow 58.00                                            
---YUCA (CASSAVA):  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 36 lb cartons CR med-lge 26.00-30.00 
mostly 28.00-29.00                                                             

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