Apples — Fo.b.s as of Nov. 4

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2013 crop shipments (950-939-969, includes exports 285-302-319) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-80s mostly $18, 88-125s $16-18; golden delicious 72-125s $18-20; fuji 64-88s mostly $26-28, 100-113s mostly $24; granny smith 72-88s $24-26, 100s $22-24, 113s $20-22, 125s $18-20; gala 72-125s $20-22; Honeycrisp 64-100s mostly $50; Washington extra fancy carton tray pack fine appearance red delicious 72-80s mostly $22, 88s $20, 100s mostly $20, 113s $18-20; golden delicious 72-88s $22-24, 100s $20-22; fuji 64-88s mostly $26-28, 100s mostly $28; granny smith 72-88s $28-30, 100s $24-26, 113-125s mostly $22; gala 72-88s $26-28, 100-113s $22-24; Honeycrisp 64-88s mostly $55. Harvest winding down in most areas as growers continue to pick the later varieties. 2012 crop shipments not included above (48-43-53, includes exports 14-16-37).

MICHIGAN — Shipments (106-112*-108) — Movement expected about the same as the harvest winds down and storages filled. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy of 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum gala $18-20, fuji $18-22, red delicious, golden delicious, mcintosh, empire, jonathan, idared, cortland, jonamac and law rome mostly $16-18, jonagold mostly $17-18, Honeycrisp mostly $34-38, tray pack Honeycrisp 88s mostly $54-58, gala 100s $24-27, red delicious and golden delicious 88s $18-22. Size and color generally excellent. *revised.

NEW YORK — Shipments (96-124-104) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum ginger gold mostly $16-18, empire, red delicious and cortland mostly $17-19, gala $19-21, mcintosh mostly $18-20. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack ginger gold 80-88s mostly $24; mcintosh 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-25; empire 80-100s mostly $24-25; cortland 80-88s mostly $25-26, 100s mostly $25; Honeycrisp 80-100s mostly $50-52; cartons U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-25; empire 80-100s mostly $24-25.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (10-9-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Unofficial prices for Nov. 4, cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum mcintosh mostly $21-22. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack mcintosh 80-100s $29-30.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (41-44-37, export 0-2-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy red delicious 72-88s mostly $21-22, 100s mostly $20-21; golden delicious 72-88s mostly $22, 100s $20-22; gala 72-80s mostly $28, 88s mostly $28, 100s mostly $25-26, red rome 72-88s $20-21; cartons of 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious $18-20, golden delicious $18-20, gala mostly $20-21, red rome mostly $17-18, mcintosh $18, empire $18 and cortland $18. Harvest continues on late varieties. Quality very good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (8-6-6) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as some shippers are finished for the season. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons tray pack red delicious U.S. extra fancy 80-100s $18-24, 113-125s $17-18, cartons 12 3-pound film bags red delicious U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $16-20; golden delicious U.S. extra fancy 80-100s $22-24, 113-125s $17-18, cartons 12 3-pound film bags golden delicious U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $18-20; rome U.S. extra fancy 80-100s $18-24, 113-125s $17-18, cartons 12 3-pound film bags rome U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $16-20.


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