Apples — F.o.b.s as of May 13

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2012 crop shipments (1,224-1,154-1,171, includes exports 414-391-376) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-113s $18-20, 125s mostly $20; golden delicious 72-88s $20, 100-125s $18-20; fuji 64-88s $18-20; 100-113s $18; granny smith 72-125s $24-26; gala 72-88s $28-30, 100s $26-28, 113s mostly $26, 125s mostly $24; braeburn 72-88s $18-20, 100-125s $18. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack fine appearance red delicious 72-100s $20-22, 113s $22, 125s $22-24; golden delicious 72-100s $22-24, 113-125s $20-22; fuji 64-88s $24-26, 100-113s $20-22; granny smith 72-88s $30-32, 100s $28-30, 113-125s $28; gala 72-88s $30-32, 100s $28-30, 113s mostly $26-28, 125s mostly $26; braeburn offerings insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT for 2012 braeburns. Quality generally good.

CHILE — Imports (28-108*-138) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as April 29 to May 12. Port of entry: Miami. Trading moderate. Prices for 18-kilogram cartons tray pack royal gala 70-80s $26-30. Quality good. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 18-kilogram cartons tray pack granny smith 70-90s $28-30; royal gala 70-90s $30-32, 100s $28-30. Quality good. *revised.

NEW YORK — Shipments (20-13-11) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market. Limited shipments of U.S. extra fancy apples were expected to continue through or early June. LAST REPORT.

ARGENTINA — Imports (14-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as April 29 to May 12. Available supplies remain in too few hands to establish a market.


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