Miami Shipping Point Prices
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                                   
                                                                                
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.                                         
                                                                                

                                                                                
                                                                                
MH_FV156              Issued twice weekly    --   Monday and Thursday           


WEATHER:
Linhares,Brazil            Cloudy               55- 62F   13- 17C
Guapiles, Costa Rica       Partly Cloudy        77- 85F   25- 29C
Huehuetenango, Guatemala   Thunderstorms        57- 75F   14- 24C       
San Pedro Sula, Honduras   Scattered T.Storms   73- 87F   23- 31C 
Ica, Peru                  Sunny                61- 72F   16- 22C      
Lima, Peru                 Cloudy               55- 62F   13- 17C
Miami, FL                  Thunderstorms        78- 85F   26- 29C      
Philadelphia, PA           Cloudy               57- 64F   14- 18C
Newark, NJ                 Showers              52- 64F   11- 18C      
Long Beach, CA             Partly Cloudy        57- 73F   14- 23C
Galveston, TX              Sunny                78- 85F   26- 29C
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

BRAZIL IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---GINGER ROOT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via Boat 30
lb cartons 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00                                            

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---COCONUTS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Dominican     
Republic. 65-70 lb sacks Dry 40s 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00-33.00 occas higherand
lower                                                                          

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---CALABAZA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Costa Rica, few   
Honduras, Panama and Guatemala. 50 lb sacks 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-15.00     
occas higher                                                                   
---CHAYOTE: SUPPLY  LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 40 LB CARTONS SLIGHTLY      
HIGHER; 20 LB SLIGHTLY LOWER. Costa Rica. 20 lb cartons 10.00-11.00  40 lb     
cartons 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 occas lower                             
---GINGER ROOT: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Mostly Costa   
Rica.Few  Peru. 30 lb cartons 21.00-28.00 mostly 21.00-25.00 occas higher. Few 
Peru $34- $36.00                                                               
---MALANGA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LILA LOWER; BLANCA ABOUT  
STEADY. Costa Rica, Ecuador and Nicaragua. 40 lb cartons Blanca lge 20.00-23.00
occas higher and lower Lila lge 21.00-24.00  occas lower                       
---TARO: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa Rica and 
Honduras.Includes Jamaica. 40 lb cartons Eddoes sml 20.00-24.00 mostly         
20.00-23.00 occas lower Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 14.00-17.00  Few Jamaica    
48.00-50.00, occas higher                                                      
---YAMS (NAMES): SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa  
Rica.  Includes Jamaica. 45 lb cartons Yellow 53.00-56.00  occas higher 50 lb  
cartons white 21.00-26.00 mostly 21.00-24.00 occas higher                      
---YUCA (CASSAVA): SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa
Rica.  Few Nicaragua and Honduras. 37 lb cartons 13.50-16.00 mostly 13.50-15.00
occas higher