Texas Tropical Produce Market Update



DALLAS - Feb 5/16 - SNS -- Daily trading levels for fresh sub-tropical fruits and vegetables on terminal markets here were summarized by the USDA today.

Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.
Phone:  (214) 767-5375     Fax:  (214) 767-5383
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Weather at 7:00 AM: Partly Cloudy 35
Yesterday's:  High: 55  Low: 31
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG
---ALOE LEAVES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   30 lb cartons MX 14.00
---BANANA FLOWERS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   35-40 lb containers MX 17.00
---CHAYOTE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR 24s 18.00-20.00 MX 24s
16.00-18.00
---COCONUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons MX Dry 24s 21.00 30s 21.00 40s
22.00-23.00 cartons FL Water 10s 24.00-24.50
---DRAGON FRUIT (RED PITAYA): OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   10 lb cartons FL med
49.00
---GINGER ROOT: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons BR 30.50 CQ 20.00-23.00
---JICAMA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   38-40 lb containers MX 19.00 occas higher
---MALANGA: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR Blanca lge 35.00 EC Blanca
med 35.00
---SUGARCANE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   40 lb bundles FL bchd 10s 17.50
---TAMARINDO: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons loose Local Repack 66.50
---TARO: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR Eddoes lge 36.00 EC Eddoes lge
36.00 50 lb containers NI Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 38.00-39.00
---TOMATILLOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb containers MX 16.00-17.50 occas higher
Milpero 27.00 Peeled 30.50 occas lower
---YAMS (NAMES): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   40 lb cartons CR Blanca 22.00 occas higher
---YUCA (CASSAVA): OFFERINGS LIGHT.   36 lb cartons HD 26.00-26.50 40 lb
cartons CR 26.00-26.50 MX 26.00-26.50

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