Commodity Pricing

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 - TOMATOES

Tomatoes, plum — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (60-82-55*, adapted environment 46-64-42*, open-field 12-16-11*, controlled environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices higher. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $13.95-14.95, large mostly $12.95-14.95, medium mostly $11.95-12.95. Quality and condition variable. *data incomplete

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (46-53-51) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices extra-large higher, others generally unchanged. 25-pound loose roma extra-large mostly $13.95-14.95, large mostly $12.95-13.95, medium $11.95. Quality variable. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (60-56-31*, adapted environment 51-48-26*, open-field 9-8-5*) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large and large $14.95-16.95, medium $14.95. Quality generally good. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. *data incomplete

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (9-6*-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active for light supplies. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large and large $14-15. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (7-5-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons roma extra-large $15.95, large $15.95, medium $13.95.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $14.95-15.95. Extra services included.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to begin by Sept. 25. Expect volume to increase by Sept. 30.

Tomatoes, grape — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (16-15-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $6.95-7.95, 20-pound cartons loose $11.95-13.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (10-12-7*) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices higher. Adapted environment flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $6.95-7; 20-pound cartons loose mostly $10.95. Quality generally good. *data incomplete

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids mostly $9. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Sept. 15. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $7.95-8.95. Extra services included.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to begin by Sept. 25. Expect volume to increase by Sept. 30.

Tomatoes, cherry — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (6-5-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint baskets $7.95-9.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Unofficial prices from industry sources flats of 12 1-pint baskets $7-9. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Sept. 15. Quality variable. Supplies in very few hands.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to begin by Sept. 25. Expect volume to increase by early October.

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (236-208-197) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose mature-green extra-large mostly $6.95-7.95, large and medium $6.95-7.95. Quality variable. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (40-35-37) — No prices reported.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (29-20-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons mature-green 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $10.95, 6x6s $11.95, 6x7s $11.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (31-39-15*, adapted environment 26-33-12*, open-field 5-6-3*) — Movement expected about the same. Supply 4x4 to 4x5s light as harvest gaps between fields in San Quintin growing region. Trading early slow, late active. Prices higher. Adapted environment cartons two-layer vine-ripe 5x5-5x6s mostly $8.95. Quality variable. *data incomplete

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (8-9-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripes U.S. combination or better jumbo $6.95-8.95, extra-large $6.95-8.95, large $6.95-8.95. Extra services included.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-9*-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate for light supplies. Prices unchanged. Cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4s, 4x5s and 5x5s $9-11, 25-pound cartons loose 5x5s, 5x6s and 6x6s $8-10.95. Quality variable. *revised.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to start by Sept. 25. Expect sufficient volume for first f.o.b. by Sept. 30.

Tomatoes, plum — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8

Sep 7, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (81-60-82, adapted environment 62-46-64, open-field 17-12-16, controlled environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $12.95-13.95, large mostly $11.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95-11. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (72-60-56, adapted environment 62-51-48, open-field 10-9-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large and large $12.95, medium $10.95. Quality generally good. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (38-46-53) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. 25-pound loose roma extra-large and large $13-13.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (9-7-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons roma extra-large $13.95, large $12.95, medium $11.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (8-9-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Supplies in few hands with prices to be established Sept. 9.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-2-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $11.95-13.95. Extra services included.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to begin by mid-September. Expect volume to increase by late September. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes, grape — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8

Sep 7, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (18-16-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $6.95-7.95, 20-pound cartons loose $11.95-13.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (12-10-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $4.50-4.95; 20-pound cartons loose $7.50-7.95. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $6.95-7.95. Extra services included.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $9-10. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Sept. 1. Supplies in few hands.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to begin by mid-September. Expect volume to increase by late September. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes, cherry — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8

Sep 7, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (9-6-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 1-pint baskets $7.95-9.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Unofficial prices from industry sources flats of 12 1-pint baskets $7-9. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Sept. 1. Supplies in very few hands.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to begin by mid-September. Expect volume to increase by late September. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8

Sep 7, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (245-236-208) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose mature-green extra-large, large and medium mostly $5.95. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (39-31-39, adapted environment 33-26-33, open-field 6-5-6) — Movement expected about the same. Supply 4x4 to 4x5s light as harvest gaps between fields in San Quintin growing region. Trading slow. Prices 5x6s lower, 5x5s generally unchanged. Adapted environment cartons two-layer vine-ripe 5x5 to 5x6s $6-6.95. Quality variable.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (38-40-35) — No prices reported.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (43-29-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons mature-green 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $8.95, 6x6s $8.95, 6x7s $7.95.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (8-8-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripe U.S. combination or better jumbo $5.95-8.95, extra-large $5.95-8.95, large $5.95-8.95. Extra services included. Some shipped with price to be established later.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (14-18-8) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading slow for light supplies. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4s, 4x5s and 5x5s $9-11, 25-pound cartons loose 5x5s, 5x6 and 6x6s $8-10.95. Quality good.

WEST FLORIDA — Light harvest expected to start by mid-September. Expect sufficient volume for first f.o.b. by late September. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes, plum — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (83-81-60, adapted environment 64-62-46, open-field 17-17-12, controlled environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $8.95-9, large mostly $7.95-8, medium mostly $6.95-7. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (73-72-60, adapted environment 62-62-51, open-field 11-10-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $9.95-10.95, large $8.95-10.95, medium $7.95-8.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (49-38-46) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound loose roma extra-large mostly $8-8.95, large mostly $7-7.95, medium mostly $6-6.95. Quality variable.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (8-9-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active for light supplies. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $10.95-12.95, large $9-10.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (9-9-7) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons roma extra-large $9.95, large $8.95, medium $7.95.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-3-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $7.95-10.95. Extra services included.

Tomatoes, grape — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (17-18-16) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $6.95-7.95, 20-pound cartons loose $11.95-13.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (10-12-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $4.50-4.95; 20-pound cartons loose $7.50-7.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $9-10. Prices from industry contacts. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Sept. 2.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $6.95-7.95. Extra services included.

Tomatoes, cherry — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (8-9-6) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint baskets $8.95-11.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Unofficial prices from industry sources flats of 12 1-pint baskets mostly $9. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Sept. 2. Supplies in very few hands. Quality variable.

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (207-245-236) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose mature-green extra-large, large and medium mostly $4.95-5.95. Quality variable.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (45-38-40) — No prices reported.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (35-39-31, adapted environment 30-33-26, open-field 5-6-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 4x4 to 4x5s fairly active, others slow. Prices 4x4 to 4x5s higher, others lower. Adapted environment cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4s $8.95, 4x5s $7.95-8.95, 5x5s (fairly heavy supplies) mostly $5.95-6.95, 5x6s $6.95-7.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (56-43-29) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $9.95, 6x6s $9.95, 6x7s $7.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (14-18-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices cartons two-layer slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4s, 4x5s and 5x5s mostly $10-11, 25-pound cartons loose 5x5s, 5x6s and 6x6s $8-10.95. Quality variable.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (5-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripe U.S. combination or better jumbo $5.95-7.95, extra-large $5.95-7.95, large $5.95-7.95. Extra services included. Some shipped with price to be established later.

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