Apples — F.o.b.s as of April 28 - The Packer

Apples — F.o.b.s as of April 28

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2013 crop shipments (1,093-1,019-1,015, includes exports 308-305-331) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-88s mostly $18, 100-125s $18-20; golden delicious 72s $22-24, 80-100s $20-22, 113-125s $18-20; fuji 64-88s $32-34, 100s $26-28, 113s $24-26; granny smith 72-88s $24-26, 100s $22-24, 113s $20-22, 125s $18-20; gala 72-80s $30, 88s $28-30, 100s $22-24, 113s $22, 125s $20-22; Washington extra fancy carton tray pack fine appearance red delicious 72-88s mostly $20-22, 100-125s $20-22; golden delicious 72-88s $24-26, 100s $22-24; fuji 64-88s mostly $36, 100s $30-32, 113s $28-30; granny smith 72-88s $30-34, 100s mostly $26, 113s $24-26, 125s mostly $22; gala 72-88s mostly $32, 100s $26, 113s $24-26.

CHILE — Imports (76-73-91) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 18-kilogram cartons tray pack granny smith 70-80s $31-33, 90s $29-31; royal gala 70-80s $30-32, 90s $28-30, 100s $26-28. Quality good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (83-74*-74) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices gala slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum gala mostly $24-26, fuji mostly $20-22, red delicious, golden delicious and idared mostly $16-18, mcintosh mostly $17-20, jonagold mostly $17-18, jonathan mostly $15-17, law rome mostly $14-16, tray pack 88s gala $30-32, fuji mostly $28-30, mcintosh mostly $25-28, red and golden delicious $18-22, law rome $18-21, jonagold mostly $20-22. Supply of fuji and jonagold fairly light, gala light. *revised.

NEW YORK — Shipments (82-66-73) — 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 empire and red delicious mostly $16-18, cortland mostly $16-17, mcintosh mostly $17-18, rome mostly $15-16, golden delicious mostly $16-18. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack mcintosh 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-26; empire 80-88s mostly $22-23, 100s mostly $20-22; cortland 80-88s mostly $22, 100s mostly $20-22. Cartons U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80-88s mostly $24-26, 100s mostly $23-26; empire 80-88s mostly $22-23, 100s mostly $20-22.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (35-25-28, export 2-1-0) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading moderate. Prices about unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy red delicious 72-88s mostly $24; golden delicious 72-88s mostly $23-24; fuji 72-88s mostly $31-32; cartons of 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious $19.50-21; golden delicious mostly $19.50-21; fuji mostly $19-21; and red rome mostly $19. A few growers are done packing for the season.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (7-5-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Unofficial prices for April 28, cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum mcintosh and cortland $18.50-22. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack mcintosh and cortland 80-100s $27.50-30.


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