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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 21-July 28-August 4.

Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2017 CROP Shipments (809-800-788, Includes Exports 244-230-208) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. 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.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-12) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Expect first f.o.b. August 07. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

NEW YORK — Shipments (0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. week of (August 19). FIRST REPORT.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as growers begin to harvest early varieties. Too few open market sales to establish a market. FIRST REPORT.

 

Apricots

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (16-9-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Supplies light and in fewer hands. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various varieties 60-64s mostly $26-28.90, 70-72s mostly $24-26.90, 80-84s mostly $20-22.90. 24-pound cartons loose Various varieties 1 7/8-inch minimum mostly $22-24.90; 1 5/8-inch minimum mostly $18-20.90. Varieties (listed by volume in descending order) Perfection, Rival, Robada, Autumn Sprite, Goldrich, Patterson, Goldbar, Lorna, Tasty Rich, Riland, Goldstrike, Goldsweet, Sol and Earline.

 

Avocados

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (214-237-228) — Crossings expected to decrease. Supply very light. Trading very active. Prices higher. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-36s mostly $55.25-56.25, 40-48s mostly $53.25-56.25, 60s mostly $52.25-54.25, 70s $47.25-49.25, 84s mostly $36.25-38.25. Extra services included. Extra services included.

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (117-122-**) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supply very light. Trading very active. Prices higher. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-36s $52.25-54.25, 40s mostly $52.25-54.25, 48s mostly $50.25-52.25, 60s mostly $48.25-50.25, 70s mostly $45.25-47.25, 84s mostly $35.25-37.25. **data unavailable. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports — (51-52-58) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices 60 and 70 size unchanged, others lower. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32 size and 36 size $24.25-26.25; 40 size mostly $28.25; 48 size mostly $30.25; 60 and 70 size $30.25-32.25.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (8-8-8) — Supply light. Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices lower. Cartons 1-layer 8-12s mostly $14- $15; cartons 2-layers 16-24s mostly $28-30. Predominant variety Simmonds; few Donnie. Quality good. **unavailable.

 

Blackberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT—(13-13-15) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14. Wide range in quality and condition. Many present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — 5-9-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices Organic slightly lower, Conventional generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14. Organic flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $18-20. Wide range in quality and condition.

NORTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (3*-2*-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly 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 (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 Supply in too few hands to establish a market. **unavailable.

 

Blueberries

MICHIGAN — Shipments (45-36-35) — Movement expected to continue seasonal decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Flats 12 1- pint containers with lids medium-large $16-20. Quality variable. Harvesting curtailed today due to heavy rain and thunderstorms.

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA CROSSINGS THROUGH NORTHWEST WASHINGTON (49-39-33) — Crossings expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late fairy active. Supplies fairly heavy. Prices higher. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $14-15. Quality generally good.

OREGON/WASHINGTON — Shipments (53-40-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Supplies fairly heavy. Prices higher. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $15- $16; Organic mostly $20-24. Quality generally good.

 

Cantaloupes

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (605-514-491) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. ½ cartons 9s and 12s mostly $4-4.50; Organic 9s and 12s mostly $6.95-7.95. Oversized ½ cartons 9s (6 size) mostly $4-4.50. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (73-76-83) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading fairly slow at slightly higher prices. Prices slightly higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 24-inch bins 90s mostly $100-110, 100s $100-120, 110s mostly $100-110. Quality generally good.

NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (49-21-25) — Supply insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

 

Cherries

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (457-298-260, Includes Exports 219-159-126) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 8 $2.25--pound film bags and 18-pound cartons bagged Various red Sweet varieties WA ONE 9-row size $34-42.90, 9 ½-row size mostly $30-34.90, 10-row size mostly $26-32.90, 10 ½-row size $26-30.90, 11-row size $22- $25.90. varieties (listed by volume in descending order) Sweet Cherries, Sweetheart, Dark Sweet, Skeena, Lapin, Rainier, Chelan, Staccato, Santina, Cristalina, Tieton, Kootenay, Sequoia, Lambert and Cowiche.

 

Clementines

CHILE — Imports — (119-92-135) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 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 — (2-0-0) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 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. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags 24 size and 28 size mostly $16.

 

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 (318-477-543) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 19-pound containers bagged Sugraone large-extra-large mostly $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 $16.95-19.95, medium-large mostly $16.95. Extra services included.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (61-64-63) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 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; Summer Royal large-extra-large mostly $18.95- $20.95; 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 (150-177-185) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. 2/3 cartons 5-6s mostly $4; Organic 5-6s $5.95-6.95. Quality generally good.

 

Kiwifruit

CHILE — Imports — (14-7-24) — 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

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Supplies 95-165s light, others very light. Prices Shippers First Grade 75-200s and Choice 200-235s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons (wide range in price) Shippers First Grade 75s mostly $50.80-54.80, 95- 165s mostly $52.80-56.80, 200s mostly $50.80-54.80, 235s mostly $42.80- $46.80; Shippers Choice 75s mostly $41.80-46.80, 95-165s mostly $44.80- $48.80, 200s mostly $44.80-47.80, 235s mostly $39.80-44.80.

CHILE — Imports — (61-59-116) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 17 kg cartons Marked Fancy 75s thru 115s mostly $46; 140s mostly $44.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (41-28-27) — 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 12.

 

Limes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (235-164-209) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices much higher. 40-pound cartons seedless-type 110-200s mostly $18-20, 230s mostly $16- $18, 250s mostly $14-16. Wide range in price, quality and condition.

 

Mangoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (185-141-157) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 10-12s higher, others generally unchanged. Flats 1-layer Keitt and Kent 6-7s mostly $3.75-4, 8s mostly $3.75-4.25, 9-10s mostly $3.75-4, 12s mostly $3.75-4.25. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA — Crossings (94-138-111) — Movement on Tommy Atkins expected to decrease sharply, Kent expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices 9-12s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 1-layer Kent and Tommy Atkins 6-8s mostly $3.50-3.75, 9-12s mostly $3-3.25. Quality variable. Crossings include light supplies of Keitt variety.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (14-22*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Haiti. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Flats one-layer Francis (Francine) 7s-12s mostly $5- $6. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Melons

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (23-25-20) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 2/3 cartons Galia, Hami, Orange-flesh and Sharlyn 5s and 6s mostly $9.45-10; Organic Galia 5s and 6s mostly $10.95. Quality generally good.

 

Nectarines

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (47-47-33) — 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 (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly Summer Beaut 25-pound cartons 2 ½-2 ¾-inch $14.85-18.85 2 ¼-2 ½-inch $11.85-12.85.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments Light — Movement expected to increase seasonally as more growers begin the harvest. The first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of August 5. Quality and condition generally good.

 

Oranges

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Fairly Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 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 $21.80-23.80, 113s mostly $22.80-24.95, 138s mostly $22.10-23.80; Shippers Choice 48s mostly $14.80-16.80, 56s mostly $15.80-17.80, 72s mostly $16.80- $18.80, 88s mostly $19.80-21.80, 113-138s mostly $21.80-23.80; 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 56s $21.80-26.30, 72-88s $22.80- $26.80.

CHILE — Imports — (174-167-257) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s $20-22; 64s $16-18; 72s mostly $16; 88s mostly $14; and 113s $12-14.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports — (44-10-1) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s $20-22; 64s $16-18; 72s mostly $16; and 88s mostly $14.

 

Papayas

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (44-26-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 30-40-pound cartons Maradol-type and 30-35-pound cartons Tainung mostly $18-20. Quality variable.

GUATEMALA — Imports (12*-11-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons 30-35-pounds Tainung-type 8s- 14s mostly $14-15. Quality generally good. *revised. **unavailable.

BRAZIL — Imports — (5-3*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 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 (78-82-69) — 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 87-66-58) —Very light shipments being reported from Georgia. Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 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, Augustprince. Quality generally good.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (10-13-23) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active for 2 ¾-inch and larger, fairly slow for smaller sizes. Prices lower. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly redhaven, John Boy, PF 9A-007 half-bushel cartons 2 ¾-inch and up $16.85-18.85, 2 ½-2 ¾-inch mostly $12.85.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (4-13-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Various yellow-flesh varieties 32-36s mostly $20.90, 40-44s mostly $18.90, 48-50s mostly $16.90, 54-56s mostly $14.90. varieties include Rich Lady, White Peach, White Lady, Diamond Princess, Elegant Lady, Zee Lady, red Haven, Brenda sun, Snow Giant, Doughnut, O'Henry, Summerlady, red Hale, Snowking, Julysun, Sweet Dream, Flavorcrest and Summerset.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (1-6-8) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvesting and packing washed/brushed peaches. Trading active. Prices slightly lower. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly PF-23, redhaven 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 $18.00-20.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-1-3) — Movement expected to increase with harvest of Starfire and redhaven varieties. Trading active for light supplies. 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 (24-81-91) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading bartlett wrapped 70s-90s and bartlett tight fill 80 size and 90 size active at lower prices, others active. Prices bartlett wrapped 70s-90s and 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 $23, 120s mostly $22, 135s mostly $22. bartlett 36-pound cartons tight fill U.S. 1 80 size mostly $24, 90 size mostly $23, 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.

 

Pineapples

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (419*-477*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Primarily Costa Rica. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 6s $9-10, 7s $9-10, 8s mostly $9-10. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-7s mostly $10-10.50, 8s $9-9.50. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-6s mostly $9- $10, 7s mostly $8-9, 8s $8-9. Quality good. *revised. **unavailable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (24-9-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter and sporadic crossings expected to continue through August 11. The next f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of September 2, when new season supplies are expected to become available. LAST REPORT.

 

Plums

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (15-16-11) — 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. Primary varieties Owen T, Prime Time and Friar varieties.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (0-1-3) — Movement for Early Italian-type prunes expected to increase. The first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of August 5. Quality and condition generally good.

 

Raspberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — (30-24-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids red mostly $14. Quality generally good.

 

Strawberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (419-431-409) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very slow. Prices lower. 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 (129-110-102) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very slow. Prices lower. 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 — (12-16-12) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags 24 size and 28 size $26-28; 32 size $24-26; and 36 size $20-22.

 

Watermelons

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (582-562-557, Seedless 571-550-547, Seeded 11-12-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly $.13- $.14, approximately 60 count mostly $.14-.15; red-flesh seedless Miniature 6-9s mostly $9-10.95; Organic 6s mostly $10.95-12.95, 8s mostly $12.95- $13.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (404-536-505, Seeded 27-41-32, seedless 377-495-473) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading red-flesh seedless 36s slow, others fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh Seeded 35s $.11- $.12. red-flesh seedless 36s mostly $.10-.11, 45s mostly $.12, 60s mostly $.11-.12. Quality generally good.

NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (257-268-345, Seeded 20-11-12, seedless 237-257-333) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red-flesh seedless higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh Seeded 35s supplies insufficient to quote. red-flesh seedless 36s mostly $.12, 45s mostly $.13, 60s mostly $.12. Quality generally good.

DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA — Shipments (83-155-280, Seeded 0-1-4, seedless 83-154-276) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless 36s mostly $.13, 45s and 60s mostly $.13-.14. Quality generally good.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI — Shipments (302-250-228, Seeded 35-27-18; seedless 267-223-210) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading red-flesh seedless 36s slow, others fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh Seeded 35s In too few hands to establish a market. red-flesh seedless 36s $.10-.11, 45s $.10-.12, 60s $.10-.12. Quality generally good.

TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA — Shipments (TX 247-212-195, Seedless 237-204-178, Seeded 10-8-17, OK 6-13-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 60 count lower, others generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly $.12-.14, approximately 60 count mostly $.10-.12. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower prices. Shipments include Seminole, Gustine, West Texas and Central Texas growing areas.

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