Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 06-OCT-2017                                       
                                                                               
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  Sunny   63    Yesterday's high      76                      
Notice: This office, the BMT and NEPC will be closed on Monday October 9th in  
observance of the Columbus Day Holiday. The next report will be issued on      
Tuesday, October 10, 2017.                                                     
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES:  MARKET  STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX 17.00                       
---BANANA FLOWERS:  MARKET  STEADY.  35-40 lb containers MX 38.00-42.00 mostly 
42.00                                                                          
---BATATAS:  MARKET  STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL jbo ord cond 16.00 lge          
43.00-44.00 mostly 43.00                                                       
---BREADFRUIT: OFFERINGS  LIGHT.   40 lb cartons DR 50.00 JM 50.00             
---CALABAZA:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons PN 21.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 50 lb  
sacks CR 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 PN 19.00-24.00 mostly 24.00            
---CHAYOTE:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CR 60s 20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00 Dark
Green 60s 25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 MX 60s 16.00 cartons CR 24s 11.00-12.00     
mostly 11.00                                                                   
---COCONUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons DR Dry 24s 33.00-40.00 mostly      
33.00-38.00 Local Repack Water 10s 18.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 Dry 24s 40.00-42.00
mostly 42.00 40 lb sacks FL Water 10s 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 65-70 lb sacks  
DR Dry 40s 46.00-55.00 mostly 46.00 cartons TL Young Type 9s 22.00-26.00 mostly
22.00-23.00                                                                    
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons FL White Flesh  
8s 25.00 VN White Flesh 8s 40.00 Red Flesh 8s 47.00                            
---DURIAN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   miscellaneous containers TL 175.00-180.00 mostly 
175.00 Mostly 33lb containers                                                  
---GINGER ROOT:  MARKET HIGHER.  30 lb cartons BR 48.00-54.00 mostly 48.00 CQ  
37.00-39.00 mostly 39.00 10 lb cartons Repacked Local and Enroute 20.00-22.00  
mostly 20.00-21.00 5 lb cartons Repacked Local and Enroute 8.00-12.00 mostly   
8.00-9.00                                                                      
---JACKFRUIT: OFFERINGS  LIGHT.   36-40 lb cartons per lb MX 2 count 1.00-1.50 
mostly 1.00-1.10                                                               
---JICAMA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb cartons MX 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 38-40  
lb containers MX 22.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00                                
---LONGAN: OFFERINGS  LIGHT.   10 lb cartons per lb FL no offerings 20 lb      
cartons FL no offerings 3/4 bushel cartons VN 82.00 one label                  
---LYCHEE: OFFERINGS  LIGHT.   10 lb cartons MX med no offerings 13 lb         
containers CQ med 40.00 one label                                              
---MALANGA:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR Blanca med 28.00-30.00 mostly    
30.00 one label 38.00 40 lb cartons CR Lila med 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 EC    
Blanca med 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 one label 38.00 Lila med 34.00-36.00 mostly
34.00                                                                          
---MAMEY SAPOTE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons FL 55.00 PR 40.00-42.00      
mostly 40.00                                                                   
---MANGOSTEEN: OFFERINGS NO OFFERINGS.   cartons 7 2.2 lb mesh bags TL no      
offerings                                                                      
---QUENAPAS: OFFERINGS NO OFFERINGS.   25 lb cartons PR AIR no offerings 30 lb 
cartons DR AIR no offerings                                                    
---RAMBUTAN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   5 lb cartons GU 13.00 HD 14.00                 
---SUGARCANE:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb bundles FL each flmwrpd 20.00-22.00 mostly
22.00 Peeled Bag 34.00 Red each flmwrpd 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00               
---TARO:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons EC Eddoes med 32.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 
HD Eddoes med 32.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 40 lb cartons CR Eddoes med 32.00-34.00 
mostly 34.00 40 lb sacks CQ Eddoes med 35.00 MX Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge     
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 45 lb sacks DR Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 30.00-32.00 
mostly 30.00 MX Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00            
---TOMATILLOS:  MARKET STEADY.  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 35.00                                                                   
---TUMERIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons JM Orange Type 85.00-90.00 mostly 
85.00 one label best 10 lb cartons JM Orange Type 27.00 cartons/crates per lb  
FI Orange Type 8.00 30lb carton 200.00 JM Orange Type 2.70-3.00 mostly 3.00    
---YAMPI: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   36 lb cartons CR 85.00                            
---YAMS (NAMES):  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  36 lb cartons CB Blanca 32.00-34.00    
mostly 34.00 CR Blanca 32.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 40 lb cartons MX Blanca        
30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-34.00 45 lb cartons JM Yellow 65.00-68.00 mostly 68.00
---YUCA (CASSAVA):  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 36 lb cartons CR med-lge       
20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00                                                       

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MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---GINGER ROOT: 10 lb cartons Local Repack 16.00