Monthly Archives: May 2018

Strikes in Brazil freeze papaya shipments

The Packer article written by Ashley Nickle, May 29, 2018 10:34 AM Papaya shipments from Brazil are on hold due to widespread strikes. ( HLB Specialties ) Trucker strikes in Brazil over high fuel prices have interrupted papaya exports from … Continue reading


Effects of hurricane linger for Florida avocados

The Packer article written by Ashley Nickle May 27, 2018 05:00 PM The Florida avocado crop is smaller this year thanks to the effects of Hurricane Irma. ( Brooks Tropical ) Florida avocado volume is expected to be significantly lower … Continue reading