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 Aug. 18

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (93-90-83, adapted environment 67-70-64, open-field 24-18-17, controlled environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late 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 (41-69*-73, adapted environment 35-59-62, open-field 6-10*-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading medium fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices extra-large higher, large generally unchanged, medium lower. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $8.95, large mostly $7.95, medium mostly $6.59-6.95. Quality and condition variable. *corrected

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (47-43-49) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. 25-pound loose roma extra-large mostly $7.95-8, large mostly $6.95-7, medium mostly $5.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (9-6-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons roma extra-large $10.95, large $9.95, medium $8.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (10-12-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $10.95-12.95, large $9-10.95. Quality good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1*-2*-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $8.95-9.95. Extra services included.

Tomatoes, grape — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (13-12-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids mostly $7.95, 20-pound cartons loose mostly $13.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (5-10-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices pints lower, cartons 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 (1-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices from industry sources flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $9.95-11. Supplies in very few hands. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Aug. 18.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-1-1) — 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 Aug. 18

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (8-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint baskets $9.95-11.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (**-**-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices from industry sources flats of 12 1-pint baskets $10-11. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Aug. 18. Supplies in very few hands. **less than 100,000-pound unit.

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (216-199-189) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose mature green extra-large $6.95-7.95, large mostly $7.95, medium $7.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (80-38-56) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons mature-green 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $10.95, 6x6s $11.95, 6x7s $11.95.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (49-46-45) — No prices reported.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (64-61-35, adapted environment 54-52-30, open-field 10-9-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices 5x6s higher, others generally unchanged. Adapted environment cartons of 2-layer vine-ripe 4x4 to 5x5s mostly $6.95, 5x6s mostly $8-9. Quality variable.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (5-13-14) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4s, 4x5s and 5x5s mostly $11-11.95, 25-pound cartons loose 5x5 and 5x6s mostly $10-10.95, 6x6s $9-10.95. Quality good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-3-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripes U.S. combination or better jumbo $6.95-9.95, extra-large $7.95-9.95, large $7.95-9.95. Extra services included.

EASTERN TENNESSEE DISTRICT — Shipments fairly light. Movement expected to decrease as shipping season concludes. Too few cooperating shippers to establish a market. Quality good. LAST REPORT.

Tomatoes, plum — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (119-105-93, adapted environment 94-81-67, open-field 23-22-24, controlled environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $9-10, large mostly $8.95-9, medium $7-7.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (32-45-47) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound loose roma extra-large $8.95-9.95, large $7.95-8.95, medium mostly $6.95-7. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (80-51-41, adapted environment 67-43-35, open-field 13-8-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices extra-large generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $10.95, large $8.95-10.95, medium $6.95-8.95. Quality and condition variable.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-2-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $12-12.95, large $11-12.95. Quality good.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (0-6-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons roma extra-large $9.95-10.95, large $8.95-9.95, medium $7.95.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Trading slow. Prices 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $8.95-9.95. Extra services included. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes, grape — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (13-15-13) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids mostly $8.95-9.95, 20-pound cartons loose mostly $15.95-17.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (12-10*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $4.95-6; 20-pound cartons loose $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good. *revised

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (14*-5*-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $6.95-7.95. Extra services included. *revised.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish prices.

Tomatoes, cherry — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (3-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats of 12 1-pint baskets $9.95-10.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments very light — Movement expected to increase slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (232-206-216) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose mature-green extra-large mostly $7.95, large mostly $6.95, medium $5.95-6.95. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (46-40-64, adapted environment 38-34-54, open-field 8-6-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 4x4 to 4x5s lower, 5x5 to 5x6s slightly higher. Adapted environment cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $10.95, 5x5 to 5x6s $8.95-10.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (4-66-80) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons mature-green 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $10.95, 6x6s $10.95, 6x7s $10.95.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (48-51*-49) — No prices reported. *revised

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (9-4-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripes U.S. combination or better jumbo $7.95-8.95, extra-large $7.95-8.95, large $6.95-9.95. Extra services included.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-1-5) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active for light supplies. Cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x5s and 5x5s $12-14, 25-pound cartons loose 5x6s and 6x6s $11-13.95. Quality good.

EASTERN TENNESSEE DISTRICT — Shipments moderate. Movement expected to increase slightly. Too few cooperating shippers to establish a market. Quality good. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes, plum — F.o.b.s as of July 21

Jul 20, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (141-154-119, adapted environment 111-122-94, open-field 28-30-23, controlled environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $8.95-9.95, large mostly $8.95-9, medium mostly $7-8. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (74-74*-80, adapted environment 63-63*-67, open-field 11-11*-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading extra-large fairly slow, others slow. Prices lower. Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large $8.95-10.95, large mostly $8.95, medium mostly $6.59-7.50. Quality generally good. *revised

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (38-41-32) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 25-pound loose roma extra-large mostly $8.95-9.95, large $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 25-pound cartons roma extra-large $10.95-11.95, large $9.95-10.95, medium $8.95-9.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Initial harvest underway. Current supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Reportable volume was expected the week of July 21.

Tomatoes, grape — F.o.b.s as of July 21

Jul 20, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-4-14) — Movement expected to increase slightly. No f.o.b. issued as of July 21.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (0-0-13) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids $8.95-9.95, 20-pound cartons loose $15.95-17.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (6-8*-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Adapted environment flats of 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $4.95-5.95; 20-pound cartons loose $10-10.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Initial harvest underway. Supplies in too few hands to establish prices. FIRST REPORT.

Tomatoes, cherry — F.o.b.s as of July 21

Jul 20, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices flats of 12 1-pint baskets $9.95.

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of July 21

Jul 20, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (198-256*-232) — Movement expected about the same. Trading extra-large moderate, others slow. Prices large lower, others generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose mature-green extra-large mostly $6.95, large mostly $5.95, medium $5.95. Quality variable. *revised

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (35-21*-46, adapted environment 30-18*-38, open-field 5-3*-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Adapted environment cartons two-layer vine-ripe 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $8.95, 5x5 to 5x6s mostly $6.95-7. Quality variable. *revised

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-9-9) — Movement expected to increase. No f.o.b. issued as of July 21.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (0-0-4) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 25-pound cartons mature-green 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $11.95, 6x6s $10.95, 6x7s $9.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Initial light harvest underway with early fruit diverted to local markets. Expect reportable volume in early August. FIRST REPORT.

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