Peaches — F.o.b.s as of June 4

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (50-73-115) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. The primary yellow-flesh varieties currently are spring flame and crimson lady. Various yellow-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 48-50s $18.20-22.10, 56s $18.10-22.10; 25-pound cartons loose 60-64s $18.10-20.10, 70-72s $14.10-16.10. Extra services included.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (66-52-58) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 2¾-inch minimum lower, 2¼-inch minimum higher, others unchanged. ½-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties: 2¾-inch minimum mostly $22.65-24.65, 2½-inch minimum mostly $20.65, 2 3/8-inch minimum mostly $14.65, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $12.65-14.65, 2 1/8-inch minimum mostly $8.65 some consigned. Primary varieties: coronet, gala, goldprince, juneprince, rubyprince and summerprince.

CENTRAL GEORGIA — Shipments (30-27-26) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices ½-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties: 2½-inch minimum mostly $20.65, 2 3/8-inch minimum mostly $13.65-15.65, 2¼-inch minimum $13.65-14.65, 2 1/8-inch minimum mostly $8.65-9.65. Primary varieties: gala, harvester, juneprince, rubyprince and sureprince.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light harvesting is expected to begin in the lower part of the Appalachian District (VA) late the week of June 11. Heavier volume is expected by the week of June 25. FIRST REPORT.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light harvesting expected around mid-month. Heavier volume is expected by the week of June 18 with the harvest of sentries and other early varieties. FIRST REPORT.


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