Watermelons — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings seedless (192-440-404) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late very slow. Prices lower. Red-flesh seedless 24-inch bins per-pound about 35, 45 and 60 counts 8-10 cents, 75-80s mostly 6-7 cents; cartons per-pound 4-6s 8-10 cents, 8s mostly 6-8 cents. Quality and condition variable. Many sales booked open with price to be established later.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (122-117*-69)  — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices lower. Red-flesh seedless 24-inch bins per-pound about 35 count mostly 14-16 cents, about 45 count mostly 12-14 cents, about 60 count mostly 10-11 cents. Quality generally good. *revised 

Tangerines — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

CHILE — Imports (78-79*-39) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease sharply as most importers are done for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised. LAST REPORT.

FLORIDA — Shipments (13-19-21 (includes export 0-0-0)) — Prices not reported.

SPAIN — Imports (0-2-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase seasonally. The first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of Nov. 14. Quality generally good.

MOROCCO — Imports (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to begin the week of Nov. 14. Quality expected to be generally good.

Strawberries — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

OXNARD, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (44-54-57) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading very active. Prices higher. Flats of eight 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $22-24; organic $30-36. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. DISTRICT — Shipments (90-34-51) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices higher. Flats of eight 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $20-22; Organic $24-26. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Shipments (189-25-39) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Harvesting curtailed because of rain and wet fields. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish market. Most shippers have finished for the season. LAST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (3-7-11) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading very active. Flats of eight 1-pound containers with lids small-medium mostly $26. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable. FIRST REPORT.

Raspberries — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (19-24-33) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Flats of 12 6--ounce cups with lids red $12-14. Includes palletization and cooling. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF., DISTRICT — Shipments (20-11-10) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids red mostly $16. Includes palletization and cooling. Quality variable.

Pomegranates — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (13-14-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 22-24s, 26-28s lower, 30-32s slightly lower others generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer wonderful 22-24s mostly $28.95-29.95, 26-28s mostly $26.95-28.95, 30-32s mostly $22.95-24.95, 34-36s mostly $18.95-19.95, 40-42s mostly $16.95. Extra services included.

Pineapples — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (405*-376*-324) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase slightly. Primarily Costa Rica. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices about unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s-8s mostly $5-7. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading slow. Prices about unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s-8s $5-7. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 6s-7s $7-8. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings 16-18*-19 — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer golden ripe 5s mostly $6-6.50, 6-7s mostly $6, 8s mostly $5-6. Quality generally good. *revised

Persimmons — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT — Shipments (0-0-4) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Light shipments have been reported however supplies are insufficient to quote. Expect f.o.b. to begin on or around Nov. 7. FIRST REPORT.

Pears — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2016 crop shipments   (182-183-181(includes exports 49-56-55)) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 4/5-bushel cartons wrapped U.S. 1 bartlett 70-80s mostly $30-30.90, 90-100s mostly $28-30.90, 120s mostly $24-26.90; anjou 70-90s $34-36.90; 100s $32-34.90, 120s $28-28.90, 135s $26-28.90.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (24-19-19) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

Papayas — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (51-54*-42) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. 35-40-pound cartons Maradol mostly $15-16.50. Quality and condition variable. *revised

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (8*-8-9) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease because of port truck strike. Guatemala. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices about unchanged. Cartons 30-35-pounds tainung 10-14s mostly $20. Quality variable. *revised.

BRAZIL — Imports — (1-8*-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices about unchanged. Cartons 3.5-kilogram solo (golden) 8-12s mostly $10. Quality good. *revised.

Oranges — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 31

FLORIDA — Shipments (6-18-40 (includes export 0-0-1)) — Prices not reported.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (22-24*-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices U.S. combination 56-88s lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons navel U.S. combination 48s mostly $17.95-18.95, 56-88s $18-18.95, 113s mostly $20-20.95; texas choice 48-88s mostly $15.85-17.95, 113-138s $19- $20.85. *revised

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA — Shipments light — Movement of Navel expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices 113-138s lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons Navel Shippers First Grade 48-56s $22-23, 72s $20-21, 88s $18-19, 113s mostly $14-16, 138s $12-14; shippers choice 48-56s $17-18, 72s mostly $16-17, 88s mostly $15- $16, 113s $12-14, 138s $11-13.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments light — Movement of Valencia expected to decrease sharply as most shippers have finished. Remaining supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Light shipments are expected to continue to Nov. 7. LAST REPORT.

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