Tropical Harvest Update

1/25/21

Winter’s tropical season sees its peak with starfruit. Caribbean Red papayas continue steady. Tropical avocados or SlimCados lean heavily on the DO for supplies. More updates below…

Caribbean Red papayas - GT

Winter demand remains strong as the fields are finally recovering from two consecutive November hurricanes.

SlimCado tropical avocados - FLA / DO

Dominican fruit transitioning to Carla variety, look for slightly larger fruit

Starfruit or carambola - FLA

The winter stars are aglow. Starfruit from Florida now at the peak of its winter season

Passionfruit - FLA

Winter’s season has ended, we’re back in mid-March.

Dragonfruit - EC

February 1, jumbo dragonfruit air-shipment from Ecuador expected. May kicks-off FLA season again.

Solo papayas - BR

Supplies remain regular, but constricted due to limited airspace. Pre-books are a must!

Persian Limes - GT / MX

GT limes are in good supply. Pallet discounts on 48 and 54 cts.

Ginger - BR

Brazil’s boat season for ginger is waning. Supplies are limited.

Groovy Coconuts - DO

Expecting supplies to loosen in February. Demand is high.

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