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Fall brings higher tropical fruit movement and interest in the United States

Friday, September 17, 2010

Tropical fruit demand and volume remains on the upswing in the United States.

The fall mango season is opening with higher-than-normal volume, and Central American papaya production is rebounding after winter and spring shortages caused by freezes.

Michael Warren, president of Central American Produce in Florida, said fruit demand has been stronger than vegetable demand.

Original source: The Packer