Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-MAR-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (215) 551-6791     Fax:  (215) 336-0355                                
                                                                               

NA_FV056                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 39                                               
Yesterday's High 46                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES:  MARKET LOWER.  27 lb cartons MX 16.00-18.00 some 15.00        
---BATATAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb sacks FL 50.00-54.00 mostly 50.00-52.00     
---BREADFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons DR 34.00                         
---CALABAZA:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb sacks CR 18.00-21.00                       
---CAPE GOOSEBERRIES (PHYSALIS): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 12 3.5-oz baskets  
film wrapped CB 26.00                                                          
---CHAYOTE:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR Dark Green 26.00-27.00 40 lb     
cartons CR 20.00-26.00 mostly 20.00-24.00 some 17.00 White 27.00 40 lb reusable
plastic containers (RPC) MX Prickly Type 26.00                                 
---COCONUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL Water 10s 18.50 65-70 lb sacks  
DR Dry 40s 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 some 28.00 cartons TL Young Type 9s        
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00                                                       
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   4.5 kg cartons EC White Flesh 
32.00 VN White Flesh 7s 36.00                                                  
---GINGER ROOT:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ 27.00 HI 54.00-55.00 PE      
40.00-43.00 TL 40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-44.00                                  
---JACKFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  36-40 lb cartons MX 32.00                       
---JICAMA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons/crates MX 22.00                          
---LONGAN: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                    
---MAGUEY (AGAVE) LEAVES:    bundles 12s MX OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT  TO QUOTE.  
---MALANGA:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb cartons CR Blanca 22.00-24.00 Lila 26.00 EC 
Blanca 24.00-26.00 fr cond 20.00 Lila 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 40 lb cartons DR
Amarilla OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                      
---RAMBUTAN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   5 lb cartons VN 26.00                          
---SUGARCANE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons FL 20.00 40 lb bundles FL 18.00 Red     
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                               
---TAMARINDO:    cartons 16 1-lb packages TL OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.  
---TARO:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CR Eddoes 28.00-32.00 mostly           
28.00-29.00 EC Eddoes fr cond 20.00 40 lb sacks JM Dasheen (Coco, Islena) med  
69.00 MX Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 19.00                                      
---TOMATILLOS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  40 lb containers MX 21.00-25.00 mostly   
23.00-24.00 55 lb containers MX 30.00-33.00                                    
---TUMERIC:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb cartons FI Orange Type 86.00-88.00 JM Orange
Type 60.00-65.00                                                               
---YAMPI:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CR 45.00-50.00 mostly 45.00-46.00     
---YAMS (NAMES):  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CB Blanca 27.00-32.00 Hespino  
28.00 CR Blanca 30.00-33.00 JM Yellow 49.00-52.00 one lot 44.00                
---YUCA (CASSAVA):  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 36 lb cartons CR 18.00-22.00 mostly  
19.00