Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Chicago, IL
CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 16-MAY-2018                                      
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (773) 843-1053     Fax:  (773) 843-1064                                
                                                                               

HX_FV056                                                                       
WEATHER @ 7:00 A.M.: Mostly Sunny 54                                           
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 69                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons MX 12.00-13.00                
---BANANA FLOWERS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   35-40 lb containers FL 28.00             
---BREADFRUIT: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                
---CALABAZA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb sacks CR 22.00 DR 26.00                  
---CAPE GOOSEBERRIES (PHYSALIS): OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons 12 5.6-oz     
containers with lids CB AIR Without Husk 28.00 cartons 12 6-oz containers with 
lids CB AIR Without Husk 25.50                                                 
---CHAYOTE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Dark 
Green 24s 16.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 Prickly Type 24 sz 22.00-23.00 cartons
CR White 24s 22.00-23.00                                                       
---COCONUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons FL Water 10s 20.00 65-70 lb sacks
DR Dry 40s 34.00-36.00 occas 30.00 MX Dry 20s 22.00 30s 36.00-38.00 cartons DR 
Dry Grooved 24s 34.00-36.00 TL Young Type 9s 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 12s
17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00                                                 
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons VN AIR White    
Flesh 10s 42.00-45.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 Red Flesh 8s 38.00                    
---GALANGA (SIAM, THAI GINGER): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb containers per lb HI  
4.50                                                                           
---GINGER ROOT: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons BR 36.00 CQ 24.00-28.00 mostly
24.00-26.00 occas higher CR 34.00 TL 34.00                                     
---JICAMA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb cartons MX 18.00-20.00 38-40 lb containers 
MX 21.00-23.00                                                                 
---LONGAN: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                    
---MALANGA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR Blanca lge 32.00 Lila med 32.00
DR Blanca lge 32.00 Lila med 32.00 EC Blanca lge 32.00 NI Blanca lge 32.00 Lila
med 32.00 PN Blanca med 32.00                                                  
---MAMEY SAPOTE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons FL 65.00                     
---QUENAPAS: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                  
---RAMBUTAN: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.   5 lb cartons GU 30.00          
---SUGARCANE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   40 lb bundles FL 17.00-18.00 Red 20.00   
---TAMARINDO: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons loose MX 42.00 35 lb cartons MX 
44.00 cartons 16 1-lb packages Repacked Local and Enroute Sweet 68.00          
---TARO: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   40 lb containers CR Eddoes sml 28.00 EC     
Eddoes sml 32.00 lge 28.00 50 lb sacks CQ Dasheen (Coco, Islena) sml 22.00 lge 
16.00 CR Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 22.00 EC Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 16.00  
NI Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 16.00                                            
---TOMATILLOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   38 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX   
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 40 lb containers MX Milpero 28.00 occas 22.00         
---TUMERIC: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   30 lb cartons MX Orange Type 150.00        
---YAMPI: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                     
---YAMS (NAMES): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons DR Hespino 36.00             
---YUCA (CASSAVA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.  Waxed 40 lb cartons CR 20.00 DR           
23.00-24.00                                                                    

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MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---COCONUTS: cartons TL Young Type 9s 28.50                                    
---GINGER ROOT: 30 lb cartons PE 62.50