Miami Shipping Point Prices
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 17-MAY-2018                                   
                                                                                
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                Scattered T.Storms 67- 83F  19- 28C
Guapiles, Costa Rica           Thunderstorms      74- 87F  23- 31C
Huehuetenango, Guatemala       Thunderstorms      56- 80F  13- 27C       
Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep.  Showers            70- 86F  21- 30C
San Pedro Sula, Honduras       Partly Cloudy      75- 95F  24- 35C 
Ica, Peru                      Sunny              59- 82F  15- 28C      
Lima, Peru                     Partly Cloudy      60- 67F  16- 19C
Miami, FL                      Thunderstorms      74- 81F  23- 27C      
Philadelphia, PA               Rain               61- 69F  16- 21C
Newark, NJ                     Showers            59- 73F  15- 23C      
Long Beach, CA                 Sunny              57- 67F  14- 19C
Galveston, TX                  Sunny              76- 86F  24- 30C

                                                                                

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                                                    
2018 Season                                                                    
---GINGER ROOT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. by Air 30 lb cartons 30.00-31.00    
mostly 30.00                                                                   

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                                                    
2018 Season                                                                    
---COCONUTS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Dominican  
Republic. 65-70 lb sacks Dry 40s 22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas higher   

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                                                    
2018 Season                                                                    
---CALABAZA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa Rica 
and Panama. 50 lb sacks 8.00-10.00  occas higher                               
---CHAYOTE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Costa Rica. 20 lb    
cartons 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas higher 40 lb cartons 14.00-15.00    
occas higher                                                                   
---GINGER ROOT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Mostly     
Costa Rica. Includes few Peru 30 lb cartons 30.00-32.00  occas higher and lower
---MALANGA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CARTONS LILA SLIGHTLY     
HIGHER; BLANCA ABOUT STEADY. Costa Rica, Ecuador and Nicaragua. 40 lb cartons  
Blanca lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-25.00 occas higher Lila lge 24.00-30.00    
mostly 27.00-30.00 occas higher and lower                                      
---TARO: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa Rica and 
Honduras.Includes Jamaica. 40 lb cartons Eddoes sml 19.00-22.00  occas higher  
Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 15.00-16.00  occas higher; few Jamaica 56.00-58.00  
---YAMS (NAMES): SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa  
Rica.  Includes Jamaica. 45 lb cartons Yellow 40.00-45.00 mostly 40.00-42.00   
occas higher 50 lb cartons white 22.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occas higher   
---YUCA (CASSAVA): SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa
Rica.  Few Nicaragua and Honduras. 37 lb cartons 13.00-16.00