Apples — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 30

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2013 crop shipments (1,157-1,115-807, includes exports 432-457-298) — Movement was expected to increase slightly the week of Dec. 30 and more the week of Jan. 6 as normal business resumes after New Year. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-125s mostly $18; golden delicious 72-88s mostly $20, 100-125s $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 $50-55; Washington extra fancy carton tray pack fine appearance red delicious 72-80s $20, 80s $20, 100s mostly $20, 113s $18-20; golden delicious 72-88s $22-24, 100s $20-22; fuji 64-88s mostly $28-30, 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 $55-60.

NEW YORK — Shipments — Shipments (95-96-66) — Movement expected to increase after New Year. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum empire and red delicious and cortland mostly $17-18, gala and macoun $18-19, mcintosh and golden delicious mostly $17-18, rome mostly $15-16. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack mcintosh 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-25; empire 80-88s mostly $24, 100s mostly $23-24; cortland 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-25; cartons of U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-25; empire 80-88s mostly $24, 100s mostly $23-24.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (92-77-61) — Movement was expected to be about the same the week of Dec. 30 and to increase the week of Jan. 6. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum gala mostly $19-22, fuji mostly $18-20, mcintosh mostly $17-18, red delicious, golden delicious, empire, jonagold and idared mostly $16-18, law rome mostly $16-17, jonathan mostly $15-17, braeburn $20, tray pack 88s fuji $24-26, mcintosh and gala mostly $26-28, red and golden delicious mostly $18-20, jonagold mostly $23-24.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (43-42-27, export 4-3-2) — Movement to increase. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy red delicious 72-100s mostly $20; golden delicious 72-88s $20-22, 100s mostly $20; mcintosh 72-88s mostly $25; cartons of 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $18, golden delicious mostly $18, granny smith $20-21, red rome mostly $17-18, mcintosh $18 and empire $16-18.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (8-9-7) — Movement expected to increase slightly after New Year. Unofficial prices for Dec. 30, cartons of U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum mcintosh $19-22. Cartons of U.S. extra fancy tray pack mcintosh 80-100s $29-29.50.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-6-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons tray pack red delicious U.S. extra fancy 80-100s $18-24, 113-125s $17-22, cartons of 12 3-pound film bags red delicious U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $18-20; golden delicious U.S. extra fancy 80-100s $22-24, 113-125s $17-22, cartons of 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 of 12 3-pound film bags rome U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $18-20.


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