The Perfect Pineapple Report 2020: Week 15

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  • Scattered light to moderate  showers throughout the week accumulated:
    • 56.8 mm ( 2.25 inches) of precipitation
    • Air and soil temperatures stable and basically unchanged
    • Minimum night temperatures >20 ºC (68 ºF)
  • Actually this amount of precipitation was welcomed after 4 weeks of a dry spell
  • Harvest age increase continues;  now @ 87% harvested at 21 WAF
  • All good husbandry practices are up to date and quality is excellent.
  • As of April 5th, 467 cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Costa Rica. Most cases occurring in the Central Valley (San Jose and surrounding metropolitan area).
  • Farms continue under strict protocols safeguarding the health of our collaborators, their families, and communities.
  • We continue to adapt our business in response to COVID-19. The entire CHF family is doing an amazing job during this unprecedented time to serve our customers and to ensure our continued operations.
  • Markets continue with a significant degree of unpredictability, some regions are seeing improved demand while waning in others.

Happy Easter and be well.

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