COMMODITY PRICING

This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from major domestic shipping points and ports of entry. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.
 

 

VEGETABLES - OKRA

Okra — F.o.b.s as of April 21

Apr 20, 2014 - May 3, 2014

SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (1-3-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $7.35. Quality generally good.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of April 14

Apr 13, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014

SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (1-1-3) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices much lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $6.35-7.35. Quality generally good.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of April 7

Apr 6, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (11-12*-8) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Very light shipments expected through April 17 as the season finishes. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (0-1-1) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Half-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $10.35. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality generally good.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of March 31

Mar 30, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (12-11*-8) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease slightly. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Half-bushel crates small-medium $14-16. Quality variable. *revised.

SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICT — Shipments (0-0-1) — Light shipments have begun. Expect sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of April 14. FIRST REPORT.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of March 24

Mar 23, 2014 - Apr 5, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (10-12*-8) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading. Prices lower. Half-bushel crates small-medium $14-16. Quality variable. *revised.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of March 17

Mar 16, 2014 - Mar 29, 2014

U.S. — Shipments (including imports) (860*-802*-807) —

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (322-284-286) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $25, colossal mostly $24, jumbo $22-24, medium $18-20; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo $24-26, medium $24-26; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25--pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12-13.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (289-275-260 (includes export of 41-27-31)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $21-23, jumbo $20-22, medium mostly $20; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $24, medium $22-24; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12-13, medium $10.50-12.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (64-94-141) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks jumbo $26, medium $22; yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $28; white 50-pound red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12-13.

NEW YORK — Shipments (60-65-52) — Movement expected to decrease as some growers finish for the season. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $20-22, 2-inch minimum $20-21. Quality variable.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (20-18-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type U.S. 1 master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $22.

UTAH — Shipments (23-16-13) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. LAST REPORT.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (30-17-9)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

Okra – F.o.b.s as March 10

Mar 9, 2014 - Mar 22, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (9-10*-7) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Half-bushel crates small-medium mostly $12. Quality variable. *revised.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

Feb 23, 2014 - Mar 8, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (11-9*-5) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Half-bushel crates small-medium $10-11. Quality variable. *revised.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18

Feb 16, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (6-11*-8) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Half-bushel crates small-medium mostly $11-12. Quality variable. *revised.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 10

Feb 9, 2014 - Feb 22, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (13*-6*-0) — Imports via boat from Honduras and Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Half-bushel crates small-medium mostly $17-18. Quality variable. *revised.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 27

Jan 26, 2014 - Feb 8, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (8*-6-4) — Imports via boat from Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about same. Port of entry: South Florida. Supply fairly light. Trading active. Half-bushel crates small-medium mostly $23-24. Quality variable. *revised.

Okra — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21

Jan 19, 2014 - Feb 1, 2014

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (7-7*-6) — Imports via boat from Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Movement expected to be about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading demand exceeds supplies. Half-bushel crates small-medium supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. *revised.

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