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What the numbers mean: This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from domestic and international shipping points for the fresh market. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.

Shipments are in 1,000 cwt. for weeks ending July 28-August 4-August 11.

Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2017 crop shipments (800-788-803, Includes Exports 230-208-190) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack red Delicious 72-88s $16-18, 100-125s $15-17; Golden Delicious 72s mostly $22-24, 80s mostly $21-23, 88s mostly $20-22, 100s mostly $18-20, 113s mostly $16-18, 125s $15-17; Fuji 72-80s mostly $20-22, 88s mostly $18-20, 100s mostly $15-17, 113s mostly $15-18, 125s mostly $14-16; granny smith 72s mostly $22-24, 80s mostly $19-22, 88s mostly $18-21, 100s mostly $16-18, 113s mostly $15-17, 125s mostly $13-15; Gala 64s mostly $20-22, 72-80s mostly $22-24, 88s mostly $20-22, 100s mostly $17-19, 113s $16-18, 125s $15-17; Honeycrisp (supplies light), 64-88s mostly $62-66, 100s mostly $42-44, 113s mostly $30-34.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 crop shipments (0-0-82, Includes Exports 0-0-20).

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-12-37) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2 ½-inch minimum Gala mostly $26.90, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $18.90-21.90. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy tray pack Gala 80s-88s mostly $36.90, 100s mostly $31.90-32.90, 113s mostly $26.90-28.90, 125s mostly $22.90-24.95, 138s $20.90-22.95.

NEW YORK — Shipments (0-1*-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. week of (August 19) or (August 26).*revised.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (0-0*-0) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as growers begin to harvest early varieties. Too few open market sales to establish a market. *revised.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as shippers begin to harvest early varieties. Too few sales to establish a market. FIRST REPORT.

MICHIGAN — Initial harvest of Paula red and Ginger Gold varieties expected to get Under way current week. FIRST REPORT.

 

Apricots

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (9-3-2) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most growers have finished. Remaining supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

 

Avocados

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (237-228-308) — Crossings expected to remain about the same. Supply very light. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-36s mostly $56.25-58.25, 48s mostly $56.25-58.25, 60s mostly $56.25-58.25, 70s mostly $50.25-52.25, 84s mostly $38.25-40.25. Extra services included. Extra services included.

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFLORNIA — Shipments (122-101-**) — Movement expected to decrease. Supply very light. Trading very active. Prices higher. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-40s supplies insufficient to quote, 48s mostly $58.25-60.25, 60s mostly $57.25-58.25, 70s mostly $50.25- $52.25, 84s mostly $42.25. **data unavailable. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports — (52-58-65) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32 size and 36 size mostly $30.25; 40 size $28.25-30.25; 48 size mostly $32.25-34.25; 60 and 70 size mostly $32.25;

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (8-11*-7) — Supply light. Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices lower. Cartons 1-layer 8-12s mostly $12- $14; cartons 2-layers 16-24s mostly $24-26. Predominant varieties are Bernecker, Miguel and Nesbitt; few Tonnage and Beta. Quality good. *revised.

 

Blackberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — (13-15-18) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices slightly lower. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $12-14. Wide range in quality and condition.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — (9-5-7) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices Organic lower, Conventional slightly lower. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $12-14. Organic flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14-16. Wide range in quality and condition.

NORTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14-16. Wide range in quality and condition. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. *revised

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (3*-2*-1) — Imports via air from Guatemala. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading very active for limited supply. Cartons 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $18. *revised.

 

Blueberries

OREGON/WASHINGTON — Shipments (40-32-45) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices higher. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $18-20; Organic mostly $30.50-32.90. Quality generally good.

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA CROSSINGS THROUGH NORTHWEST WASHINGTON (39-33-35) — Crossings expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices higher. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $17-19. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (36-35-30) — Movement expected to continue seasonal decrease. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $20-24. Quality variable. Harvesting curtailed due to heavy morning dew. Growers are actively placing fruit into Controlled Atmosphere Storage.

 

Cantaloupes

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (514-491-610) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices 12s much higher, others slightly higher. ½ cartons 9s mostly $5, 12s mostly $5-5.50; Organic 9s and 12s mostly $7.95-8.95. Oversized ½ cartons 9s (6 size) mostly $5. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (76-83-48) — Supply insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

 

Cherries

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (298-260-102, Includes Exports 159-126-39) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most growers have finished. Remaining supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

 

Clementines

CHILE — Imports — (92-135-49) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading fairly light. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags 24 size and 28 size mostly $24; 32 size mostly $22; and 36 size $20-22.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports — (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading fairly light. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags 24 size and 28 size mostly $24; 32 size mostly $22; and 36 size $20-22.

URUGUAY — Imports — (0-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Most importers have finished for the season. LAST REPORT.

 

Grapefruit

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Moderate — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Unofficial prices from trade sources 7/10-bushel cartons Star ruby Shippers First Grade 23-27s mostly $19-21.95, 32s mostly $19.28-21.95, 36s mostly $18.78-20.95, 40s mostly $15.78-16.95, 48s mostly $14-14.80, 56s $12.50-14.95; Shippers Choice 23-27s mostly $12-14.78, 32-36s mostly $14-16.78, 40s mostly $13.80-14.78, 48s $13.28-14.28, 56s $11.50-12.80; Organic Shippers First Grade 23-27s $21.80-25.80, 32s mostly $24.80-28.80, 36-40s mostly $26.80-32.80. No f.o.b. report is expected to be issued due to supplies in few hands. Prices include light supplies of Rio red variety.

 

Grapes, table

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (477-543-613) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged Sugraone large-extra-large $18.95-19.95, Organic $24.95-26.95, medium-large mostly $16.95 Flame seedless large-extra-large $16.95-18.95, Organic $24.95-26.95 medium-large mostly $14.95; Summer Royal large-extra-large mostly $18.95-20.95, Organic $24.95-26.95; Ivory large-extra-large mostly $18.95; thompson seedless large-extra-large mostly $18.95-19.95, medium-large mostly $16.95; Princess large-extra-large mostly $18.75. Extra services included.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (64-63-94) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Generally unchanged 19-pound containers bagged Sugraone large-extra-large $16.95- $18.95; Flame seedless large-extra-large mostly $16.95- $18.95, medium-large mostly $13.95-14.95; Ivory large- extra-large mostly $18.95, medium-large $16.95; thompson seedless large-extra-large $16.95-17.95. Extra services included.

 

Honeydews

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (177-185-179) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 2/3 cartons 5s mostly $5, 6s mostly $5-5.50; Organic 5-6s $6.95-7.95. Quality generally good.

 

Kiwifruit

CHILE — Imports — (7-24-24) — imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. 9 kg (19.8-pound) containers loose Hayward 25s and 27s $14-15; 30s thru 36s $13-14; 39s mostly $12; and 42s $11-12.

 

Lemons

CHILE — Imports — (59-116-92) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia Trading moderate. Prices higher. 17 kg cartons Marked Fancy 75s thru 115s $46- $48; 140s $44-46; and 165s $42-44.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (28-27-51) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of August 19.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Supplies very light. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons (wide range in price) Shippers First Grade 75s mostly $50.80-54.80, 95-165s mostly $50.80-56.80, 200s mostly $49.80-54.80, 235s mostly $42.80-46.80; Shippers Choice 75s mostly $40.80-46.80, 95-165s mostly $44.80-48.80, 200s mostly $44.80-47.80, 235s mostly $39.80-44.80.

 

Limes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (164-209-233) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons seedless-type 110-150s mostly $19-21, 175-200s mostly $20-22, 230s mostly $18, 250s mostly $16-18. Wide range in price, quality and condition.

 

Mangoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (141-157-132) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 9-10s slightly higher, 6s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Flats 1-layer Keitt and Kent 6s mostly $3.50-4, 7s mostly $3.75-4, 8-12s mostly $3.75-4.25. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA — Crossings (138-111-90) — Movement on Keitt expected to increase seasonally, Kent expected to decrease sharply. Trading slow. Prices 10-12s slightly lower, others lower. Cartons 1-layer Keitt and Kent 6-8s mostly $3-3.25, 9s mostly $2.75-3, 10-12s mostly $3. Quality variable.

BRAZIL, ECUADOR AND PERU — Imports (2-**-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Flat one-layer Tommy Atkins supply insufficient to quote. **unavailable. FIRST REPORT

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (23*-14*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Haiti. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats one-layer Francis (Francine) 7s-12s mostly $6-7. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Melons

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (25-20-22) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 2/3 cartons Casaba, Crenshaw, Galia, Hami and Orange-flesh 5-6s mostly $9.45-10; Organic Galia 5s $8.95, 6s $12.95. Quality generally good.

 

Nectarines

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (47-33-56) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s mostly $20.95-22.95, 48-50s mostly $18.95-20.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56s mostly $16.95-19.95, 60-64 size $16.95-18.95, 70-72 size $13.95-16.95. Various White-flesh varieties 2-layer tray pack 48-50s mostly $20.95- $22.95. 25-pound carton loose 60-64 size mostly $16.95- $18.95, 70-72 size mostly $14.95-16.95. Extra services included. Primary varieties Honey Royal, Fire Sweet and Honeylicious.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (1-1-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 2 ½-2 ¾-inch lower, 2 ¼-2 ½-inchslightly higher. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly Summer Beaut 25-pound cartons 2 ½-2 ¾-inch mostly $14.85 2 ¼-2 ½-inch $12.85.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments Moderate — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices cartons 2-layer tray pack Various yellow-flesh varieties 30-36s $22.90-24.90, 40-44s $20.90-22.90, 48-50s $18-20.90. Quality generally good.

 

Oranges

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Moderate — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices 88-138s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons Valencia Shippers First Grade 48s mostly $17.80-19.80, 56s mostly $18.80-20.80, 72s mostly $19.80-22.80, 88s mostly $22.80-23.80, 113s mostly $23.80-25.95, 138s mostly $22.10-24.80; Shippers Choice 48s mostly $14.80-16.80, 56s mostly $15.80- $17.80, 72s mostly $16.80-18.80, 88s mostly $20.80-21.80, 113-138s mostly $22.80-24.80; Organic Shippers First Grade 56s mostly $34.80-38.80, 72-88s mostly $33.80-37.80, 113s mostly $30.90-33.80; Shippers Choice 56-88s $18.80-26.30.

CHILE — Imports — (167-257-235) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading very slow. Prices lower. 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s mostly $18; 64s mostly $16; 72s $10- $12; 88s mostly $10; and 113s mostly $8.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports — (10-1-2) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading very slow. Prices lower. 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s mostly $18; 64s mostly $16; 72s $10-12; and 88s mostly $10.

 

Papayas

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (26-32-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 30-40-pound cartons Maradol-type and 30-35-pound cartons Tainung mostly $19- $21. Quality variable.

GUATEMALA — Imports (11-11*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons 30-35-pounds Tainung-type 8s-14s mostly $17-18. Quality generally good. *revised. **unavailable.

BRAZIL — Imports — (4*-4*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 3.5-kilogram Solo-type (Golden) 9s-12s mostly $9.50-10.50. Quality generally good. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Peaches

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (82- 69-93) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s mostly $18.95-20.95, 48-50s mostly $16.95-18.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56 size $16.95- $18.95, 60-64 size mostly $14.95-16.95, 70-72 size mostly $12.95-13.95. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various White-flesh varieties 48-50s mostly $18.95-20.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56 size $16.95-18.95, 60-64s mostly $15.95, 70-72 size $12.95-14.95. Extra services included. Primary varieties Summer Flame 29, Zee Lady and Sweet Dream.

CENTRAL GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (CENTRAL GEORGIA 0-0-0, SOUTH CAROLINA 66-58-48) —Very light shipments being reported from Georgia. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. ½-bushel cartons Various yellow-flesh varieties 3-inch and up and 2 ¾-inch minimum $14.85- $16.85, 2 ½-inch minimum $13.85. Primary varieties: Flameprince, O'Henry, August Lady, Big red. Quality generally good.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (3-19-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Prices cartons 2-layer tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Various yellow-flesh varieties 32-36s mostly $20.90-22.90, 40-44s mostly $18.90-20.90, 48- 50s mostly $16.90-18.90, 54-56s mostly $14.90. varieties include Rich Lady, Sweet Dream, Davidsun, Regina, White Lady, Brendasun, Zee Lady, Diamond Princess, red Haven, Summerset, O'Henry, Flavorcrest, Julysun and Elegant Lady.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (13-23-23) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate for 2 ¾-inch and larger, fairly slow for smaller sizes. Prices lower. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly Bounty, John Boy, PF 17 half-bushel cartons 2 ¾-inch and up mostly $16.85, 2 ½-2 ¾-inch $10.85- $12.85.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (6-8-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices-bushel crates unwashed higher, others unchanged. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly PF-35, Bounty and John Boy. half-bushel cartons 2 ½-2 ¾-inch including 2 ½-inch and up $15.00-17. half-bushel crates unwashed 2 ½-2 ¾-inch including 2 ½-inch and up $20.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-3-8) — Movement expected to increase with harvest of Starfire, redhaven and other varieties. Trading active. Unofficial prices from industry sources half-bushel cartons Various yellow-flesh varieties hydro-cooled 2 ¾-inch minimum $24-26, 2 ½-inch minimum $20-22, few 2 ¼-inch minimum $13-15, orchard run for farm market sales mostly $25. No current f.o.b. Shipping Point prices being reported.

 

Pears

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (81-91-94) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading bartlett wrapped 100s- 110s and tight fill 80 size and 90 size active at lower prices, others active. Prices bartlett tight fill 80 size and 90 size lower, others generally unchanged. bartlett 40-pound cartons wrapped U.S. 1 70s-80s mostly $28, 90s mostly $26, 100s mostly $24, 110s mostly $22, 120s mostly $22, 135s mostly $22. bartlett 36-pound cartons tight fill U.S. 1 80 size mostly $22-23, 90 size mostly $22, 100 size mostly $20, 110 size $19-20, 120 size mostly $18, 135 size $18, 150 size mostly $18. Bosc Golden 40-pound cartons wrapped U.S. 1 70s-80s mostly $48, 90s mostly $46, 100s mostly $44, 110s mostly $40. Stark Crimson ½ cartons wrapped 35s-45s $26, 50s $20-24, 55s mostly $18-20.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 crop shipments (0-0-14, Includes Exports 0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase seasonally with a first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of August 26. The crop is expected to be of good quality and condition. FIRST REPORT.

 

Pineapples

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (506*-381*-110) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Primarily Costa Rica. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-7s $10-11, 8s mostly $9-10. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-7s $10- $11, 8s mostly $9-10. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-7s $10-11, 8s mostly $9-10. Quality good. *revised.

 

Plums

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (16-11-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 28-pound carton loose Various Black varieties 30-35 size mostly $24.95-26.95, 40-45 size mostly $22.95-24.95, 50-55 size mostly $18.95-20.95, 60-65 size mostly $14.95-16.95, 70- 75 size mostly $12.95-14.95. Various red varieties 40-45 size mostly $22.95-24.95, 50-55 size mostly $18.95-19.95, 60-65 size mostly $14.95-17.95. Extra services included

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (1-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices 30-pound cartons Early Italian-type Washington One 1 ¼-inch minimum mostly $22.90-25.90.

 

Raspberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — (24-24-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids red mostly $14. Quality generally good.

 

Strawberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (431-409-400) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading very slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $5-6. Includes palletizing and cooling. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $5-6. Wide range in quality and condition. Some sales booked open with price to be established later. Some berries being diverted to freezer and/or processor.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (110-102-92) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $5-6. Includes palletizing and cooling. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $5-6. Wide range in quality and condition. Some sales booked open with price to be established later. Some berries being diverted to freezer and/or processor.

 

Tangerines

PERU — Imports — (16-12-23) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags 24 size and 28 size $26-28; 32 size $24-26; and 36 size $20-22.

 

Watermelons

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (536-505-723, Seeded 41-32-38, seedless 495-473-685) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh Seeded 35s $.12-.13. red-flesh seedless 36s mostly $.12-.13, 45s mostly $.13-.14, 60s mostly $.13-.14. Quality generally good.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (562-557-491, Seedless 550- 547-482, Seeded 12-10-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading seedless fairly active, Miniature fairly slow. Prices seedless higher, Miniature generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35-60 counts mostly $.14-.16; red-flesh seedless Miniature 6-9s mostly $9.95-10.95; Organic 6s mostly $10.95-12.95, 8s mostly $12.95-13.95. Quality generally good.

DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA — Shipments (155-280-288, Seeded 1-4-7, seedless 154-276-281) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading active. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless 36s $.14-.15, 45s $.15-.16, 60s mostly $.15. Quality generally good.

NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (268-334*-274, Seeded 11-12-6, seedless 257-322*-268) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading active. Prices red-flesh seedless higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh Seeded 35s supplies insufficient to quote. LAST REPORT on seeded. red-flesh seedless 36s mostly $.13-.14, 45s and 60S mostly $.14-.15. Quality generally good. *revised.

TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA — Shipments (TX 212-195-209, Seedless 204-178-202, Seeded 8-17-7, OK 13-19-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly $.13-.15, approximately 60 count mostly $.11-.13. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower prices. Shipments include Seminole, Plains, Gustine, West Texas, Central Texas and Oklahoma growing areas.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI — Shipments (250-228-198, Seeded 27-18-8; seedless 223-210-190) — Movement expected to increase as few growers finish for the season. Trading active. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh seedless 36s $.12-.13, 45s $.12-.13, 60s $.12-.13. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (23-32-65) — (Seeded 1-0-4, seedless 22-32-61) Movement expected to increase as more growers start the season. Trading active. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh seedless 45s $.15-.16, 60s $.15-.16. Quality generally good.