Apples

For the first time in more than a decade, apples took the top spot as the most popular fruit or vegetable. Last year apples tied with bananas for first place, but they took the title outright in Fresh Trends 2016, with 83% of all consumers saying they bought apples in the past year.

More data for Apples

Apples — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2016 crop shipments (1035-1089-1190 (includes exports 261-308-387)) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading golden delicious fairly active at lower prices, others fairly lower. Prices golden delicious 56-80s lower, others generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 56-100s mostly $24-24.90, golden delicious 56-88s mostly $26-28.90, 100-113s mostly $22-24.90, fuji 64-88s $30-32.90, 100s mostly $26-28.90, 113s $26-26.90, granny smith 64-100s mostly $22- $24.90, 113s $22-24.90, 125s $21-21.90, gala 56s mostly $20-21.90, 64-88s mostly $20-21.90, 100s mostly $20-21.90, 113s mostly $20- $21.90, 125s mostly $20-20.90, Honeycrisp 72-100s mostly $45-48.90.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (132-142-129) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack 88 size gala mostly $26-28, red delicious $18-22 golden delicious $22-24, mcintosh $24-28, Jonathan $22- $28, Cortland $22-24, fuji mostly $28, 80 size Honeycrisp mostly $60-64, jonagold mostly $20-24, 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum gala $20-24, red delicious mostly $17- $18, mcintosh $18-20, golden delicious mostly $18-20, jonathan jonagold and jonamac $17-20, cortland mostly $18- $22, fuji mostly $22-24.

NEW YORK — Shipments (101-105-103) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $21, golden delicious mostly $21-22, fuji $22-24, mcintosh mostly $21-23, ginger gold mostly $20-22, gala  mostly $22-24, empire mostly $20-22, cortland mostly $20-22, Honeycrisp mostly $41-43, macoun mostly $21-22. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack ginger gold 80s-88s mostly $26-28, mcintosh 80s-88s mostly $28-30, 100s mostly $26-28, Honeycrisp 80s-88s mostly $65-68, gala  80s-88s mostly $26-28, empire 80s-88s mostly $26-28, macoun 80s-88s mostly $28- $29.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (40-38-48m (export 1-0-3)) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices about unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy red delicious 72-88s mostly $23, 100s $22-23, 113-138s $20; golden delicious 80-88s mostly $24-25; 100s mostly $22; 113-125s $20; fuji 72s-88s mostly $28-30, 100s mostly $25-26; gala  88s mostly $30-31, 100s $26.00-28; 113s-125s $24-25; mcintosh 80s-88s $29.00-31; 100s $25-26; cartons 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $20.00, golden delicious mostly $21; fuji $22.00-23; gala  mostly $22.00-23; mcintosh $20.00-21; empire $20.00-21.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF.  — Shipments (15-12-14) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (10-7-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (5-5-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons tray pack red delicious U.S. extra fancy 80s $22-24, 88s $22-24, 100s $24, 113s $22, 125s $22; golden delicious U.S. extra fancy 80s $24-26, 88s $24-26, 100s $24, 113s $22.50, 125s $22.50; rome U.S. extra fancy 80s $22-24, 88s $22-24, 100s $22, 113s $20, 125s $20; cartons 12 3-pound film bags red delicious U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum $20-22; golden delicious U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $21-22; rome U.S. Extra Fancy 2½-inch minimum/up $18-20.

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