Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 781-779*-700) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were New Mexico; San Joaquin Valley, Calif.; Columbia Basin, Wash.; Georgia and Walla Walla, Wash. *revised.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (362-361-313) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices yellow supercolossal, red jumbo and whites generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $16, colossal mostly $14, jumbo mostly $12, medium $8-9, repacker size $7-8. White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12, medium mostly $10.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (246-254-200) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Price yellow medium slightly, others generally unchanged. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $13-14, colossal $12-13, jumbo mostly $10-11, medium mostly $7-8. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $9-10, medium $7-8.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. (2014) — Shipments (30-48-97, includes export of 7-10-17) — Movement expected to increase as mores growers start to harvest onions. Trading moderate. Prices yellow hybrid-type 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $9, medium $7-8; white 50-pound sacks jumbo $12-14, medium $11-12; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $9-10, medium $7-8.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GA. — Shipments (70-60-42) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons U.S. 1 jumbo $20-22.

WALLA WALLA DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (20-16-20, includes export of 3-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (18-16-15) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — (0-0-1) — Movement to increase as harvest was expected to start the week of Aug. 4. Unofficial prices for Aug. 4, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $17, colossal $15, jumbo $14, medium $12; yellow hybrid marked sweet 40-pound cartons $15; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $13, medium $10. FIRST REPORT.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Some growers expected to start harvesting onions the week of Aug. 4 . A price report is not expected until the latter part of August. FIRST REPORT.


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