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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 Aug. 25-Sept. 1-Sept. 8.

Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2017 CROP Shipments (640-611-440, Includes Exports 166-160-105) — Movement of 2017 crop expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack red Delicious 72-88s $17-19, 100-113s mostly $16-18, 138s $15-17; Fuji 72-88s mostly $18-20, 100s mostly $16-18, 113s mostly $14-16; granny smith 72s mostly $20-22, 80s mostly $19-22, 88s mostly $18-20, 100s mostly $16-18, 113s mostly $14-16.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (82-150-258, Includes Exports 20-19-39) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices Gala 72-100s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack Gala 72-80s mostly $24-26, 88s mostly $22-24, 100-113s mostly $18-20, 125s $18-20; Honeycrisp 72-80s mostly $72-78, 88s mostly $70- $75.90, 100s mostly $46-50.

NEW YORK — Shipments (25-38-54) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2 ½-inch minimum Gala $20-22; Ginger Gold mostly $18.90-20; Paula red $17-23. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy tray pack Gala 80s-88s $27-29; Ginger Gold 80s mostly $25-26, 88s mostly $25-26; Paula red 80s mostly $25-26, 88s mostly $25- $26.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (31-34-33) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices Cartons 12 3-pound film bags lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2 ½-inch minimum Gala $18.90-22.90. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy tray pack Gala 80s mostly $28.95-32.90, 88s mostly $26.95-32.90, 100s mostly $24.95- $28.90, 113s mostly $22.90-24.95.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (18-30-29) — Movement expected to increase as shippers begin harvesting Golden Delicious. Showers and thunderstorms delaying harvest. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. Extra Fancy Ginger Gold 72s-88s $24.00-26, Gala 80s-88s $32.00-34 100s $30.00; cartons 12-3-pound film bags Ginger Gold $21.00, Gala $24.00.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (15-12-27) — Movement expected to increase as growers increase harvest of Gala, McIntosh, Golden Supreme and Honeycrisp. Trading fairly active. Prices mostly unchanged. Prices U.S. Extra Fancy cartons 12 3-pound film bags 2 ½-inch minimum Gala $20-22, McIntosh mostly $18-20, Paula red $16-19, Ginger Gold mostly $17-18.

NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (2-3-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Light movement Under way, however, late frost and hail damage during the growing season have delayed harvest. Some apples being diverted to processor. varieties include Ginger Gold and Gala. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued.

 

Avocados

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (292-177-218) — Crossings expected to remain about the same. Trading 70s slow at higher prices, others slow. Prices 70s higher, 60s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-36s mostly $46.25-48.25, 40s mostly $40.25- $42.25, 48s mostly $36.25-38.25, 60s mostly $32.25-34.25, 70s mostly $30.25-32.25, 84s mostly $20.25-22.25. Extra services included. Extra services included.

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFLORNIA — Shipments (57-65-**) — Movement expected to decrease. Supply light. Trading fairly slow. Prices 60s and 70s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer Hass 48s mostly $44.25-46.25, 60s mostly $36.25-38.25, 70s mostly $32.25-34.25, 84s mostly $22.25-24.25. **data unavailable. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports — (39-84-48) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32 and 36 size mostly $32.25; 40 size $30.25-32.25; 48 size mostly $30.25; 60 size $28.25-30.25; and 70 size $26.25-28.25.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (13-13*-13) — Supply light. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 1-layer 8-12s mostly $12-13; cartons 2-layers 16-24s mostly $23-25. Predominant varieties are Bernecker, Miguel and Nesbitt; few Tonnage. Quality good. *revised.

 

Blackberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT (18-16-14) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $12. Wide range in quality and condition.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT (8-9-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $12. Organic flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly $12. Wide range in quality and condition.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS — Crossings (1-1-2) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of the week of September 23.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (4-4*-7) — Imports via air from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries $10-11. *revised.

 

Blueberries

OREGON/WASHINGTON — Shipments (36-31-25) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices 6-ounce cups slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $21-23. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $13- $16; Organic mostly $24.80-28.80. varieties include Aurora, Last Call, Liberty, Legacy and Elliot. Most fruit movement from Controlled Atmosphere Storage. Harvest was slowed by precipitation received in the growing areas September 10. Quality variable.

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA CROSSINGS THROUGH NORTHWEST WASHINGTON — Crossings (32-31-17) — Crossings expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 12 1-pint cups with lids CDONE medium-large mostly $21-23. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly $13-16. varieties include Elliot, Aurora, Liberty and Legacy. Some fruit movement from Controlled Atmosphere Storage.

PERU — Shipments (0-9-2) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase as harvest increases. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large mostly $32-36, 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly $22. Quality good. Offshore traffic could be impacted over the next few days due to the potential hurricane approaching the east coast.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS — Crossings (0*-1-2) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of the week of September 23. FIRST REPORT. *less than 50,000 pounds

ARGENTINA/URUGUAY — Shipments (0-0-*0) — Imports via air. Movement expected to increase as harvest increases. Port of entry: Miami. Very light shipments have begun to arrive. Expect reportable volume within the period. Current supplies are very light and in too few hands to establish a market. *less than one unit. FIRST REPORT.

 

Cantaloupes

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (515-515-463) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. ½ cartons 9s mostly $5, 12s mostly $5-5.50; Organic 9s mostly $10.95, 12s mostly $10.95-14.95. Oversized ½ cartons 9s (6 size) mostly $5. Quality generally good.

 

Grapefruit

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 40-56s slightly higher, 23-32s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Unofficial prices from trade sources 7/10-bushel cartons ruby reds Shippers First Grade 23-27s mostly $17.78-19.95, 32s mostly $18.78-20.95, 36s mostly $18.78-19.95, 40s mostly $16.78-18.95, 48s mostly $15.78-17.95, 56s $15.28-17.95. No f.o.b. report is expected to be issued due to supplies in few hands.

 

Grapes, table

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (647-638-611) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged Scarlet Royal large-extra-large mostly $16.95, medium-large $14.95-16.95, Organic mostly $22.95; red seedless large-extra-large mostly $18.95, medium-large $15.95-16.95; Autumn King large-extra-large $16.95-18.95; red globe large-extra-large $18.95-20.95; Autumn King large-extra-large $16.95-18.95. Extra services included.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (107-103-89) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 19-pound containers bagged Scarlet Royal large- extra-large mostly $16.95, medium-large $13.95-16.95; red seedless large-extra-large $16.95-18.95, medium-large $14.95-16.95; Autumn Royal large-extra-large $18.95-20.95. Extra services included.

 

Honeydews

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (201-192-150) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. 2/3 cartons 5s mostly $5, 6s mostly $5.50-6; Organic 5s and 6s mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

Kiwifruit

CHILE — Imports — (25-29-13) — imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 9 kg (19.8-pound) containers loose Hayward 25s thru 30s mostly $16; 33s thru 39s mostly $14-15; and 42s mostly $13-14.

 

Lemons

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (82-80-66) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons Marked Choice 95-140s mostly $36-38, 165-200s mostly $34-36. Quality variable.

CHILE — Imports — (119-113-54) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 17 kg cartons Marked Fancy 75s mostly $40-42; 95s and 115s mostly $40-44; 140s mostly $38-40; and 165s mostly $38.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Supplies very light. Prices Shippers First Grade 200-235s and Choice 165-235s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10-bushel cartons (wide range in price) Shippers First Grade 75s mostly $54.80-57.80, 95-165s mostly $55.80-57.80, 200s mostly $50.80-55.80, 235s mostly $42.80-47.80; Shippers Choice 75s mostly $43.80-48.80, 95-140s mostly $44.80-50.80, 165-200s mostly $42.80-48.80, 235s mostly $38.80-44.80.

 

Limes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (226-193-219) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 230-250s fairly slow, others moderate. Prices 175-200s and 250s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons seedless-type 110-150s mostly $18-20, 175s mostly $15-17, 200s mostly $12-14, 230s mostly $8-10, 250s mostly $6-8. Quality and condition variable.

 

Mangoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA — Crossings (69-65-54) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Supplies light. Prices 12s higher, others slightly higher. Cartons 1-layer Keitt 4-8s mostly $5, 9-10s mostly $5-5.25, 12s mostly $4.75-5. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (101-87*-50) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Supplies very light. Prices higher. Flats 1-layer Keitt 4-7s mostly $4.75-5.25, 8-12s mostly $5-5.50. Quality variable. *revised

BRAZIL, ECUADOR and PERU — Imports (5-13*-3) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Flat one-layer Tommy Atkins open market supply in too few hands to quote. *revised.

 

Nectarines

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (44-33-45) — Movement expected to 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 $17.95-18.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56s mostly $16.95-18.95, 60-64 size $15.95-16.95, 70-72 size $13.95-14.95. 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 (3-3-4) — Supplies decreasing sharply as most shippers have finished for the season. Very light shipments to continue current week. LAST REPORT.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments Moderate — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 2-layer tray pack Various yellow-flesh varieties 30-36s $20.90, 40-44s $18.90, 48- 50s $16. Quality generally good.

 

Oranges

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments Moderate — Movement expected about the same. Trading 113-138s active for light supplies, 72- 88s moderate, others fairly slow. 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 $23.80-24.80, 113s mostly $27.80-28.80, 138s mostly $26.80-27.80; Shippers Choice 48s mostly $15.80- $16.80, 56s mostly $15.80-17.80, 72s mostly $17.80-18.80, 88s mostly $22.80- $23.80, 113s mostly $26.80-27.80, 138s $25.80-27.80; 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 — (185-176-45) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 9 3-pound bags Navel $13.50-16.50; 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s mostly $16; 64s mostly $14; 72s and 88s $12-14; and 113s $16-18.

SOUTH AFRICA — Imports — (6-0-3) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 9 3-pound bags Navel $13.50-16.50; 15 kg cartons Navel 40s thru 56s mostly $16; 64s mostly $14; 72s and 88s $12-14.

 

Papayas

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (43-40-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Tainung fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices Tainung lower, others generally unchanged. 30-40-pound cartons Maradol-type mostly $20-22; 30-35-pound cartons Tainung mostly $17-19. Quality variable.

GUATEMALA — Imports (13-12*-13) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 30-35-pounds Tainung-type 8s-14s mostly $17-18. Quality generally good. *revised.

BRAZIL — Imports — (3-4*-1) — 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.

 

Peaches

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (98-65-95) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various yellow-flesh varieties 40-42s mostly $17.95-18.95, 48-50s mostly $16.95-18.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56 size $16.95-17.95, 60-64 size mostly $14.95- $16.95. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various White-flesh varieties 48-50s mostly $17.95-19.95. 25-pound carton loose 54-56 size $16.95, 60-64s mostly $14.95-15.95, 70-72 size $11.95-13.95. Extra services included. Primary varieties Summer Flame 29, Zee Lady and Sweet Dream.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (25-27-60) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Various yellow-flesh varieties 32-36s mostly $18.90, 40-44s mostly $16.90, 48-50s mostly $14.90, 54-56s $12.90-14.90. varieties include Sweet Dream, Rich Lady, Snow Giant, Zee Lady, White Lady, Brendasun, Summer Lady, Davidsun, Summer sweet, O'Henry, Diamond Princess and Elegant Lady.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (19-21-21) — Movement expected to decrease as a few shippers expect to finish current week. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly Flame Prince, Laurol, PF 35-007 and PF 36. half-bushel cartons 2¾-inch and up mostly $16.85, 2 ½-2 ¾-inch $11.85-$14.85. Showers and thunderstorms delaying harvest.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (11-8-6) — Movement expected to decrease as most growers have finished for the season. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices from industry sources half-bushel cartons Various yellow-flesh varieties hydro-cooled 2 ¾-inch minimum $22-26, 2 ½-inch minimum $20-22, 2 ¼-inch minimum $12-15, orchard run for farm market sales mostly $20-22. No current f.o.b. Shipping Point prices being reported. Light shipments expected for week to 10 days. LAST REPORT.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (10-10-4) — Supplies in very few hands as most shippers have finished for the season. Very light shipments to continue. LAST REPORT.

 

Pears

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (86-81-68) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices bartlett 36-pound Tight Fill cartons 80 size-100 size and bartlett 40-pound wrapped cartons 90s-120s generally unchanged, others lower. bartlett 40-pound cartons wrapped U.S. 1 70s mostly $22-24, 80s mostly $22- $24, 90s mostly $22, 100s mostly $20, 110s $20, 120s $20. bartlett 36-pound cartons tight fill U.S. 1 80 size mostly $20, 90 size $18- $19, 100 size mostly $18, 110 size $16-17, 120 size $16-17, 135 size $16-17, 150 size $16. Bosc Golden 40-pound cartons wrapped U.S. 1 70s-80s mostly $32-36, 90s mostly $32, 100s mostly $28- $30, 110s $25-28. Stark Crimson ½ cartons wrapped 35s-45s $18- $20, 50s mostly $16. Organic bartlett 40-pound cartons wrapped U.S. 1 70s-80s mostly $34-36, 90s mostly $32-34, 100s mostly $30-32, 110s mostly $28-30.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2018 CROP Shipments (57-80-60, Includes Exports 12-23-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 4/5-bushel cartons wrapped bartlett US One 70-80s mostly $30-32, 90s mostly $28-30, 100s mostly $26- $28, 110s mostly $22-24, 120s mostly $20-22, 135s mostly $18-20.

 

Pineapples

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (398*-330*-375) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices 5s higher; others generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s $11-12, 6s-7s mostly $10- $11, 8s mostly $9. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices 5s higher; others generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s mostly $11-12, 6s-7s mostly $10-11, 8s $9-10. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-6s mostly $11-12, 7s mostly $10-11, 8s mostly $9-10. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (18-29-24) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices from trade sources cartons 1-layer Golden Ripe 5-7s mostly $10-11, 8s mostly $9-10. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by September 14.

 

Plums

CENTRAL AND SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY — Shipments (14-7-13) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 28-pound carton loose Various Black varieties 30- 35 size mostly $22.95-24.95, 40-45 size mostly $18.95-20.95, 50-55 size mostly $14.95-16.95, 60-65 size mostly $12.95-14.95, 70-75 size $10.95- $12.95. Various red varieties 40-45 size mostly $18.95-20.95, 50-55 size mostly $17.95-18.95, 60-65 size mostly $14.95-16.95. Extra services included

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (5-3-1) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most growers have finished. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT

 

Pomegranates

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Supplies expected to increase seasonally as shippers begin harvesting. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of September 30. FIRST REPORT.

 

Raspberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (27-29-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids red mostly $16. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS — Crossings (4-5**-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of the week of September 23. **revised

 

Strawberries

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (345-340-315) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Conventional very active, Organic fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $10-11. Includes palletizing and cooling. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $14. Wide range in quality and condition.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (95-96-117) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Conventional very active, Organic fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large mostly $12, medium mostly $10- $11. Includes palletizing and cooling. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large mostly $14-16, medium mostly $14. Wide range in quality and condition.

OXNARD, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by September 28. FIRST REPORT.

 

Tangelos

PERU — Imports — (4-4-4) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading moderate. Prices 50s and 60s lower, others unchanged. 10 kg containers Minneola 30s and 35s mostly $12; 45s mostly $10; 50s mostly $9-10; and 60s mostly $8-9.

 

Tangerines

CHILE — Imports — (90-152-126) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags W. Murcott Afourer 20 size thru 32s size mostly $28.50; and 36 size $24-26.

PERU — Imports — (19-54-11) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading fairly moderate. Prices lower. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh bags W. Murcott Afourer 24 size thru 32 size mostly $26.50-28.50.

 

Watermelons

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (471-369-413, Seedless 462- 361-404, Seeded 9-8-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices seedless slightly higher, Miniature generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35-60 counts mostly $.18-.19. red-flesh seedless Miniature cartons 6s $9.95-10.95, 8-9s mostly $10.95-11.95; Organic 6s and 8s mostly $14.95-16.95, 9s mostly $14.95-15.95. Quality generally good.

TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA — Shipments (TX 219-168-168, Seedless 206-152-155, Seeded 13-16-13, OK 9-10-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly $.18-.20, approximately 60 count mostly $.17-.19. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower prices. Texas shipments include Seminole, Plains, Gustine, West Texas and Central Texas.

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (515-412-168, Seeded 17-16-7, seedless 498-396-161) — Movement expected to decrease as some growers finish the season current week. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh seedless 45s $.21-.22, 60s $.20- $.22. Quality generally good.

DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA — Shipments (230-173-114, Seeded 5-2-0, seedless 225-171-114) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless 36s and 45s mostly $.22-.23, 60s $.20-.22. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (173-209-112, Seeded 11-6-4, seedless 162-203-108) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per-pounds. red-flesh seedless 45s $.21-.23, 60s $.20-.22. Quality generally good.

NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (102-87-40, Seeded 3-1-0, seedless 99-86-40) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices 36s slightly higher, 45s slightly lower, 60s unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless 36s and 45s mostly $.20-.21, 60S $.18-.20. Quality generally good.