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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 June 30-July 7-July 14.

Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2017 CROP Shipments (792-709-755, Includes Exports 236-203-203) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red Delicious 72-113s slightly higher, others 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 $21-24, 88s mostly $19-22, 100-113s mostly $16-18, 125s $15-17; Honeycrisp (supplies light), 64-88s mostly $62-66, 100s mostly $42-44, 113s mostly $30-34.

NEW YORK — Shipments (18-11-9) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Movement expected to begin within the next two weeks as light harvest of early variety Gala is expected to begin the week of (July 22). FIRST REPORT.

 

Apricots

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (17-19-18) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly active. 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 $22-24.90. 24-pound cartons loose Various varieties 1 7/8-inch minimum mostly $20-22.90; 1 5/8-inch minimum mostly $18-20.90. varieties (listed by volume in descending order) Rival, Robada, Goldsweet, Perfection, Autumn Sprite, Castlebrite, Goldbar, Patterson, Sweet Juillet, Tomcot, Riland, Goldrich, Lorna, Moorpark, Nova and Goldstrike. Quality generally good.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (1-0-0) Movement expected to continue to decrease as shippers finish harvesting. Supplies in too few hands to establish market. LAST REPORT

 

Avocados

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (358-339-224) — Crossings expected to decrease. Supply 60-84s fairly light. Trading fairly slow. Prices 84s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32s mostly $27.25-28.25, 36-40s mostly $27.25-29.25, 48s mostly $32.25-34.25, 60s mostly $35.25-37.25, 70s mostly $34.25-35.25, 84s mostly $22.25- $24.25. Extra services included.

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFLORNIA — Shipments (123-112-**) — Movement expected to decrease. Supply fairly light as growing area has received temperatures over 100 degree Fahrenheit causing fruit to drop off trees. Trading moderate. Prices 70s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-36s mostly $42.25, 40s mostly $42.25- $43.25, 48s mostly $41.25-42.25, 60s mostly $36.25-38.25, 70s mostly $34.25-36.25, 84s mostly $24.25-25.25. **data unavailable. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports — (32-19-37) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32 size and 36 size mostly $28.25; 40 size $28.25-30.25; 48 size thru 70 size mostly $32.25.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (6-7-4) — Supply light. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 1-layer 8-12s mostly $13-14; cartons 2-layers 16-24s mostly $27-28. Predominant variety Donnie. Quality good. **unavailable.

 

Blackberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT (8-8-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14-16. Wide range in quality and condition.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT (3-3-8) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading slow. Prices flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14-16. Wide range in quality and condition.

NORTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (4-4-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $14-16. Quality generally good. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

GEORGIA DISTRICT — Shipments (11-5-2) — Movement expected to decrease sharply. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Wide range in quality and condition. Light and sporadic shipments expected to continue through July 20. LAST REPORT

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (1-2-**) — Imports via air from Guatemala. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Cartons 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $7-8. **unavailable.

 

Blueberries

SOUTH NEW JERSEY — Shipments (97-73-51) — Movement expected to decrease as the season is now past peak. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids large mostly $13-14, flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids large Organic $15-18. Quality mostly good.

OREGON/WASHINGTON — Shipments (50-48-45) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Supplies heavy. Prices lower. Flats 12 1- pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $11-12; flats 12-6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $10. Organic flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $16-18; flats 12-6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $12-14. Quality generally good.

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA CROSSINGS THROUGH NORTHWEST WASHINGTON (0-13-38) — Crossings expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Supplies heavy. Prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $11-12; flats 12-6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $8- $10. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-14-32) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids large mostly $14-15.50. Some harvesting curtailed today due to rain and wet fields. Quality good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (5-3-4) — Movement expected to continue decreasing as most shippers are finished for the season. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued. LAST REPORT.

 

Cantaloupes

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (76-265-508) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. ½ cartons 9s mostly $5-5.50, 12s mostly $5.50; Organic 9s and 12s mostly $8.95-10. Oversized ½ cartons 9s (6 size) mostly $5-5.50. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 394-218-94, CA 140-78-37) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments expected to continue through July 28. LAST REPORT.

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (23-28-76) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 24-inch bins 90s and 100s mostly $120-140. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Quality generally good.

NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (56-44-56) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 24-inch bins Athena-type 90s $100-110,110s $110-120. Quality generally good.

 

Cherries

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (541-491-486, Includes Exports 192-199-250) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red Sweets fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Wide range in prices. Prices red Sweets lower, others generally unchanged. 15-pound cartons bagged Rainier Washington ONE 9 ½ mostly $46- $52.90, 10-row size mostly $44-48.90, 10 ½-row size mostly $38- $46.90. Cartons 8 $2.25-pound film bags and 18-pound cartons bagged Various red Sweet varieties WAONE 9 ½-row size mostly $30-36.90, 10-row size mostly $26-32.90, 10 ½-row size $26-30.90, 11-row size $24-28.90.

 

Clementines

CHILE — Imports — (126-123-167) — 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 $30; 32 size mostly $28; and 36 size $26-28.

PERU — Imports — (7-2-18) — Imports via boat. Imports recorded as Tangerines. Movement expected to decrease. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags 24 size and 28 size mostly $30; 32 size mostly $28; and 36 size $26-28.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports — (0-1-1) — 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 $30; 32 size mostly $28; and 36 size $26-28.

 

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 $19.78-21.95, 36s mostly $19.78-20.95, 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 (0-0-156) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. 19-pound containers bagged Sugraone large-extra-large mostly $22.95, medium-large $16.95-18.95; Flame seedless large-extra-large mostly $18.95-20.95, medium-large mostly $16.95; Summer Royal large-extra-large mostly $22.95-24.95. Extra services included.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (91-43-22) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies insufficient to quote. Light shipments expected to continue through July 21, 2018. LAST REPORT.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-16) — Movement expected to increase. Expected f.o.b. to begin on or around July 23, 2018. FIRST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA — Crossings (185-42*-8) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter crossings of red globe expected to continue through July 21. *revised LAST REPORT

 

Honeydews

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (43-119-167) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 2/3 cartons 5s and 6s mostly $5, 8s mostly $4-4.50; Organic 5s and 6s mostly $12-13. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 42-26-21, AZ 70-46-6) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments expected to continue through July 28. LAST REPORT

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA — Crossings (30-12-1) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. LAST REPORT

 

Kiwifruit

CHILE — Imports — (12-6-14) — 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 and 33s $13-14; 36s $12-13; 39s mostly $12; and 42s $11-12.

 

Lemons

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Supplies light. Prices higher. 7/10-bushel cartons (wide range in price) Shippers First Grade 75s mostly $38.80-43.80, 95S-115s mostly $41.80-45.80, 140s mostly $41.80-44.80, 165s mostly $40.80-44.80, 200s mostly $39.80-43.80, 235s mostly $35.80-38.80; Shippers Choice 75s mostly $33.80-36.80, 95s mostly $35.80-39.80, 115s mostly $36.80-41.80, 140s mostly $37.80-40.80, 165s mostly $36.80-41.80, 200s mostly $35.80-40.80, 235s mostly $31.80-35.80; Organic Shippers First Grade (Supplies very light) 75-140s mostly $61.78-70.30.

CHILE — Imports — (37-38-62) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase seasonally. Port of entry: Philadelphia Trading very active. Prices higher. 17 kg cartons Marked Fancy 75s thru 115s mostly $44; 140s mostly $42.

 

Limes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (275-215-203) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 110s fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices 110s lower, others higher. 40-pound cartons seedless-type 110-175s mostly $10-12, 200s mostly $8-10, 230- 250s mostly $7-9. Wide range in price, quality and condition.

 

Mangoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (224-163-149) — Movement of Ataulfo expected to decrease slightly, others expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 1-layer Tommy Atkins 6-7s mostly $3.50-4, 8s mostly $4, 9-10s mostly $3-3.50, 12s mostly $3.25; Kent 6-7s mostly $3.75-4.25, 8-9s mostly $4-4.50, 10s mostly $3.50-4, 12s mostly $3.25-3.75; Ataulfo (supplies light) 12s mostly $8-9, 14s mostly $7.50-8.50, 16s mostly $6.50-7.50, 18s mostly $5.75-6.25, 20s mostly $5.50, 22s mostly $4.50-5. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA — Crossings (105-106-95) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Ataulfo fairly slow, others moderate. Prices Ataulfo lower, Kent and Tommy Atkins 12s higher, 10s lower, others slightly lower. Cartons 1-layer Kent 6s mostly $3-3.25, 7s mostly $3-3.50, 8s mostly $3.25, 9s mostly $3.25-3.50, 10s mostly $2-2.50, 12s mostly $3; Tommy Atkins 6s mostly $3-3.25, 7s mostly $3-3.50, 8s mostly $3.25, 9s mostly $3.25-3.50, 10s mostly $2-2.50, 12s $3; Ataulfo (supplies very light) 12s mostly $6.50-6.75, 14s mostly $6.25, 16s mostly $5.75-6, 18s mostly $5, 20s mostly $4.50, 22s mostly $4. Quality variable.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (12-17*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Haiti. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats one-layer Francis (Francine) 7s-12s mostly $7-8. *revised, **unavailable.

 

Melons

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (11-14-28) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 2/3 cartons Galia, Hami, Orange-flesh and Sharlyn 5s and 6s mostly $9.45-10; Organic Galia 5s mostly $12-12.95, 6s mostly $12-14. Quality generally good.

PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 44-37-14, CA 12-8-12) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments expected to continue through July 28. LAST REPORT

 

Nectarines

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (42-40-39) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Various yellow-flesh carton 2-layer tray pack and Various White-flesh 25-pound carton loose 60-64 size lower, others 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 $18.95-20.95, 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 $16.95-18.95, 70-72 size mostly $14.95-16.95. Extra services included. Primary varieties Kay Bright, Spring Bright, red Bright, Summer Flare and Prime Diamond.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (0-0-0) — A couple of shippers are beginning to harvest Eastern Glo and other early varieties with reportable volume expected in 1-2 weeks. Daytime temperatures have been in the upper eighties and nineties. FIRST REPORT.

 

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 $21.80-24.80, 138s $21.10-23.80. 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, 113s mostly $21.80-24.95, 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 $28.80-33.80; Shippers Choice 56s $21.80-26.30, 72-88s $22.80-26.80.

CHILE — Imports — (11-44-128) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s $26-28; 64s $24-26; 72s $22-24; 88s mostly $20; and 113s $18-20.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports — (0-1-14) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s $26-28; 64s $24-26; 72s $22-24; and 88s mostly $20.

FLORIDA — Shipments (24-**-**, includes export 0-**-**) — Prices not reported. **unavailable.

 

Papayas

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (48-38-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 30-40-pound cartons Maradol-type and 30-35-pound cartons Tainung mostly $18-20. Quality variable.

GUATEMALA — Imports (17-7-**) — 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- 12s mostly $12, 13s-14s $12. Quality generally good. **unavailable.

BRAZIL — Imports — (2-2-**) — 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. Quality generally good. **unavailable.

 

Peaches

CENTRAL GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (CENTRAL GEORGIA 6-6-3, SOUTH CAROLINA 86-76-80) —Very light shipments being reported from Georgia. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices lower. ½-bushel cartons Various yellow-flesh varieties 3-inch and up mostly $16.85-18.85, 2 ¾-inch minimum mostly $16.85-18.85, 2 ½-inch minimum mostly $13.85-15.85. Primary varieties: Zee Lady, Diamond Princess, Summer Lady, Julyprince, Scarletprince. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (54-53-71) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Various White-flesh 25-pound carton loose 54-56 size and 60-64 size lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s mostly $16.95-18.95, 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 $12.95-13.95. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various White-flesh varieties 48-50s mostly $20.95-22.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56 size $16.95-18.95, 60-64s mostly $15.95-16.95 70-72 size $12.95- $14.95. Extra services included. Primary varieties Spring Fling, May Princess and Crimson Lady.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (0-2-12) — Movement expected to slightly increase as all growers are actively harvesting. Trading very good. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly Sentry, Garnet Beauty, ruby Prince, Glenglo and Gala half-bushel cartons 2 ¾-inch and up $18.85-20.85, 2 ½-2 ¾-inch $14.85-18.85. Quality good. Supplies of 2 ¾-inch fairly light as current size is running heavy to 2 ½-inches.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as more growers begin the harvest. The first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of July 22. The crop expected to be of generally good quality and condition. FIRST REPORT.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (0-0-0) — A couple of growers in the southern part of the District are harvesting light volume of clingstone varieties. Marketable volume expected in approximately two weeks. FIRST REPORT.

 

Pears

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2017 CROP Shipments (35-29-31, Includes Exports 17-7-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Supplies light. Prices generally unchanged. 4/5-bushel cartons wrapped Anjou U.S. 1 70-80s $27-30, 90-110s mostly $27-30, 120-135s mostly $26-28.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (0-0-5) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as more growers begin harvest of early varieties and bartlett. Too few open market sales to establish a market. First f.o.b. is expected to begin the week of (July 15).

ARGENTINA — Imports — (34-1-4) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 18 kg containers D'Anjou 70 thru 90 size mostly $28-30; and 100 size mostly $26.

 

Pineapples

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (477*-388*-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Primarily Costa Rica. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-6s mostly $6-7, 7-8s mostly $6. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-6s mostly $6-7, 7-8s mostly $6. Quality good. *revised. **unavailable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (28-26-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 1-layer golden ripe 5-6s mostly $6-7, 7-8s mostly $6.50-7.50. Quality variable.

 

Plums

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (7-10-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices lower. 28-pound carton loose Various Black varieties and Various red varieties 30-35 size mostly $24.95-26.95, 40-45 size mostly $22.95-24.95, 50-55 size mostly $17.95-18.95, 60-65 size mostly $14.95-16.95, 70-75 size mostly $11.95-13.95. Extra services included.

 

Raspberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — (30-30-33) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids red mostly $16-18. Quality generally good.

 

Strawberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (420-398-407) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Conventional active, Organic moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium $9-11. Includes palletizing and cooling. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $12. Wide range in quality and condition. Most present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. Some berries being diverted to freezer and/or processor.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (156-143-123) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Conventional fairly active, Organic moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $9-10. Includes palletizing and cooling. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $12. Wide range in quality and condition. Most present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. Many berries being diverted to freezer and/or processor.

 

Watermelons

GEORGIA — Shipments (1,640-1,218-758, seeded 72-67-29, seedless 1,568-1,151- 729) — Movement expected to decrease as some growers finish for the season. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh seedless 36s mostly $.10-.11, 45s $.11-.13, 60s $.11-.13. Quality generally good.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (325-306-415, seedless 303-287-394, seeded 22-19-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 count $.16, approximately 45 count mostly $.16-.18, approximately 60 count mostly $.17-.18; red-flesh Seeded-type approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly $.13-.14, Organic seedless approximately 35 count $.17-.18, approximately 45 count mostly $.21. red-flesh seedless Miniature cartons 6s mostly $8-9, 8s and 9s mostly $8-10, Organic 6s and 8s mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI — Shipments (25-144-249, Seeded 1-21-30; seedless 24-123-219) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading red-flesh Seeded active, red-flesh seedless slow. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh Seeded 35s $.14. red-flesh seedless 36s $.11-.13, 45s $.12-.13, 60s $.12-.13. Quality generally good.

TEXAS — Shipments (270-202-194, Seedless 246-181-182, Seeded 24-21-12) — Movement expected about the same. Available supplies light. Trading moderate. Prices 35 and 45 counts lower, others generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly $.14-.16, approximately 60 count mostly $.12-.14; red-flesh Seeded-type. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower prices. Shipments include Lower Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, Eagle Pass, Gustine, Waco, West Texas and Central Texas growing areas.

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (18-49-143, Seeded 0-5-12, seedless 18-44-131) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh seedless 36s $.12- $.13, 45s $.13-.15, 60s $.13-.14. Quality generally good.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (185-158*-130, Seeded 4-4-2, seedless 181-154*-128) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading slow. Prices lower. 24-inch bins per-pound. red-flesh seedless 36s $.10-.12, 45s and 60s mostly $.11-.12. Quality generally good. *revised.

NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (11-29-125, Seeded 1-3-13, seedless 10-26-112) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh Seeded 35s $.14-.15, 36s mostly $.12-.13, 45s mostly $.13-.14, 60s mostly $.12-.13. Quality generally good.

DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA — Shipments (0-0-11) — Light shipments have begun. Expect sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of July 15.

MICHIGAN — Light harvest expected to start within the next 14 days. Expect sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. within 21 days. FIRST REPORT