Peaches — F.o.b.s as of June 18

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (115-157-162) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices yellow-flesh lower, white-flesh generally unchanged. The primary yellow-flesh varieties currently are early rich, sweet scarlet and crimson lady. Various yellow-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 48-50s $18.10-20.10, 56s $16.10-18.10; 25-pound cartons loose 60-64s mostly $16.10, 70-72s mostly $12.10-13.10, 80-84s $8.10-11.10. The primary white-flesh varieties currently are spring snow and ivory princess. Cartons two-layer tray pack 48-50s mostly $20.10-22.10, 54-56s mostly $21.10-22.10, 60-64s $16.10-18.10; 25 cartons loose 60-64s $16.10-18.10, 70-72s $15.10-16.10, 80-84s $10.10-12.10. Extra services included.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (58-64-66) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties: 2¾-inch minimum mostly $18.65, 2½-inch minimum $16.65, 2 3/8-inch minimum $12.65-14.65, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $10.65-12.65, 2 1/8-inch minimum supplies insufficient to establish market. Primary varieties: blazeprince, cary mac, coronet, fireprince and harvester.

CENTRAL GEORGIA — Shipments (26-28-34) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties: 2¾-inch minimum $18.65, 2½-inch minimum $15.65-16.65, 2 3/8-inch minimum $13.65-14.65, 2¼-inch minimum $10.65-12.65. Primary varieties: fireprince, majestic, redglobe and scarletprince.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — -Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light harvesting began in the lower part of the district and was directed to local roadside stands. Marketable volume expected around the first week of July.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light harvesting of early fruit occurring for local roadside stands. Marketable volume was expected the week of June 18 or June 25. 


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