Wholesale Market Subtropical F&V Report - Chicago, IL
CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                      
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (773) 843-1053     Fax:  (773) 843-1092                                
                                                                               

HX_FV056                                                                       
WEATHER @ 7:00 A.M.: Showers 38                                                
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 64                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---ALOE LEAVES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons MX 14.00-16.00                
---BANANA FLOWERS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   35-40 lb containers MX 28.00 few low as  
20.00                                                                          
---BATATAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb sacks FL med-lge 24.00-26.00              
---BREADFRUIT: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                
---CALABAZA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb sacks CR 14.00 MX 23.00                  
---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) CR Dark 
Green 24s 34.00 MX Dark Green 24s 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 Prickly Type  
24 sz 25.00-26.00 cartons CR White 24s 24.00-26.00                             
---COCONUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons FL Water 10s 24.00 65-70 lb sacks
DR Dry 40s 30.00-31.00 occas higher MX Dry 20s 20.00 30s 30.00 occas lower     
cartons DR Dry Grooved 24s 30.00 one label 36.00 TL Young Type 9s 14.00-17.00  
mostly 15.00-16.00 12s 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00                                
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons EC AIR White    
Flesh 9s 34.00 12s 44.00 VN AIR White Flesh 12s 42.00 Red Flesh 12s 52.00      
---GALANGA (SIAM, THAI GINGER): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb containers per lb HI  
3.50                                                                           
---GINGER ROOT: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons BR 32.00 CQ 25.00 few low as  
20.00 CR 32.00 HI 48.00                                                        
---JICAMA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb cartons MX 22.00-24.00 occas lower 38-40 lb
containers MX 26.00-28.00                                                      
---LONGAN: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                    
---MALANGA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR Blanca sml 44.00-45.00 Lila sml
46.00 EC Blanca lge 45.00 Lila sml 48.00 NI Lila sml 50.00                     
---MAMEY SAPOTE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb cartons FL 80.00 occas          
higher/lower                                                                   
---QUENAPAS: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                  
---RAMBUTAN: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   5 lb cartons GU 26.00                     
---SUGARCANE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   40 lb bundles FL 20.00 occas lower Red   
20.00                                                                          
---TAMARINDO: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons loose MX 43.00 35 lb cartons MX 
55.00 cartons 16 1-lb packages Repacked Local and Enroute Sweet 54.00          
---TARO: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   40 lb containers CR Eddoes sml 31.00-34.00  
mostly 32.00-33.00 EC Eddoes sml 20.00 lge 22.00 50 lb sacks CQ Dasheen (Coco, 
Islena) sml 24.00-26.00 lge 19.00 CR Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 19.00 EC       
Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 19.00 NI Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 19.00           
---TOMATILLOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   38 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX   
18.00-20.00 occas 14.00-16.00 40 lb containers MX Milpero 30.00 1 1/9 bushel   
crates MX 22.00                                                                
---TUMERIC: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   30 lb cartons HI Orange Type 115.00 MX     
Orange Type 80.00                                                              
---YAMPI: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                     
---YAMS (NAMES): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR Hespino 32.00 DR Blanca   
38.00-40.00                                                                    
---YUCA (CASSAVA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.  Waxed 40 lb cartons CR 18.00 DR           
24.00-26.00                                                                    

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MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
---COCONUTS: cartons TL Young Type 9s 24.50                                    
---GINGER ROOT: 30 lb cartons PE 78.50