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USDA - AMS: National Shipping Point Trends Report - Fruit (2018-12-18)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - December 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC 18-DECEMBER-2018   
TRENDS - FRUIT 
WA_FV150

Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                               
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.


Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the weeks 
ending December 01, 08, and 15, 2018 in that order in thousand hundredweight 
(cwt) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for the period December 
16 - 29, 2018. Prices are for Monday, December 17, 2018 compared to Monday, 
December 10, 2018. Unless otherwise stated, sales are F.O.B. Shipping Point 
Basis (including Delivered Sales, F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis) or port of 
entry and extra services are included. Prices represent open (spot) market 
sales by first handlers on product of generally good quality and condition 
unless otherwise stated and may include promotional allowances or other 
incentives. No consideration is given to after-sale adjustments unless 
otherwise stated. Brokerage fees paid by shipper are included in the price 
reported.

				CITRUS

---CLEMENTINES
   MOROCCO---Imports 21-58-0 Imports via boat---PORTS OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA---Movement expected to 
increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. 5 lb 
containers 24-32s mostly 3.75, flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags 20-24 
size 22.00-24.00, 28 size mostly 22.00. 
   SPAIN---Imports 12-43-34---Imports via boat---PORTS OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA---Movement expected to increase 
seasonally. Trading moderate. 5 lb containers 24-32s mostly 3.75, flat 
cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags 20 size 24.00-25.00, 24 size 23.00-25.00, 
28 size 22.00-24.00. 
   CHILE---Imports 0-0-0---Imports via air---PORT OF ENTRY MIAMI 
AREA Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices Lower. 
5-kilogram cartons bagged Various Red Sweet Varieties jbo mostly 43.00-
44.00, exlge 40.00-42.00.  
---GRAPEFRUIT
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 72-61*-70---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading Fancy fairly active, Choice moderate. 
Price Fancy 27-32s slightly higher, Choice 36-56s slightly lower, others 
generally unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Marked Rio Star Texas Fancy 23s 
mostly 26.00-28.50, 27s 24.50-26.50, 32s 22.50-24.50, 36s mostly 18.00-
20.50, 40s mostly 16.00-17.50, 48s mostly 15.00-16.00, 56s mostly 14.00-
15.00; Texas Choice 23-27s 18.25-22.00, 32s 16.25-19.00, 36s mostly 
15.25-18.00, 40s mostly 13.25-14.00, 48s mostly 12.25-14.00, 56s mostly 
11.25-12.00. Quality generally good. *revised. 
---LEMONS
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Fairly Heavy---
Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Shippers 
First Grade 95-115s and Choice 75-140s lower, others generally unchanged. 
7/10 bushel cartons Shippers First Grade 75s mostly 35.80-37.98, 95s 
mostly 35.80-38.98, 115s mostly 34.80-37.98, 140s mostly 30.80-32.98, 
165s mostly 29.80-32.98, 200s mostly 26.98-29.98, 235s mostly 25.80-
28.98; Shippers Choice 75s mostly 22.80-26.98, 95-140s mostly 23.80-
26.98, 165s mostly 24.80-26.98, 200s mostly 22.80-24.98, 235s mostly 
21.80-23.98; ORGANIC Shippers First Grade 75s mostly 34.30-40.98, 95s 
35.30-40.98, 115s mostly 34.30-38.98, 140s mostly 30.30-36.98, 165s 
mostly 28.30-34.98; Shippers Choice 95-115s mostly 23.30-28.98.
---LIMES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 188-192*-169---Movement 
expected to increase slightly. Trading 175-230s active, others fairly 
active. Prices 150-230s much higher, others higher. 40 pound cartons 
Seedless type 110s mostly 8.00, 150s mostly 10.00, 175-230s mostly 
10.00-11.00, 250s mostly 10.00. Quality and condition variable. 
*revised. 
---MISCELLANEOUS CITRUS
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Fairly Light---
Movement of Satsuma Mandarins continue to continue to decrease seasonally. 
Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. 1/2 bushel cartons Satsuma 
Shippers First Grade mammoth, jumbo and large 22.98-23.00, medium 20.00-
20.98. Flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags Satsuma Shippers First Grade 
mammoth, jumbo and large 25.98-28.98, medium 24.98-26.98. 
Quality generally good.
---ORANGES
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Moderate---
Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Shippers First 
Grade and Choice 48-88s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10 
bushel cartons Navel Shippers First Grade 48-56s mostly 22.95-23.98, 72s 
18.95-21.98, 88s 14.95-16.98, 113s mostly 11.95-12.98, 138s mostly 9.95-
11.98; Shippers Choice 48-56s mostly 16.95-17.98, 72s mostly 15.95-17.98, 
88s mostly 13.50-15.50, 113s mostly 10.95-11.98, 138s mostly 8.90-9.98; 
ORGANIC Shippers First Grade 72s mostly 34.95-39.98, 88s mostly 32.95-
38.95, 113s mostly 30.95-35.98, 138s 28.95-31.95. 
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 41-41*-41---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Fancy 88s lower, 
others slightly lower; Choice 88-113s slightly lower, others generally 
unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Early Varieties U.S. Combination 64-72s 
mostly 15.50-17.00, 88s mostly 15.50-18.00, 113s mostly 20.00-22.00, 
138s mostly 18.50-22.00; Texas Choice 64s mostly 12.25-15.00, 72s mostly 
13.25-15.00, 88s mostly 14.25-17.00, 113s mostly 18.25-19.00, 138s mostly 
16.25-19.00. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous 
commitments. Quality generally good. *revised. 
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 36-26-30---
Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands 
to establish a market.  Quality variable. The first F.O.B. report is 
expected to be issued the week of December 30. FIRST REPORT.

				BERRIES

---BLUEBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
10-13-14---Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, 
late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with 
lids mostly 16.00. Quality variable.
   CHILE---Shipments 1-2-0**---Imports via boat, few air---Movement 
expected to increase as harvesting increases. PORTS OF ENTRY MIAMI 
AREA: Trading organic moderate, conventional fairly active. Prices 
unchanged. flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly 16.00-18.00, 
organic 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly 20.00-24.00. 
Quality variable. **unavailable.
   CHILE---Shipments 0-0-0**---Imports mostly via boat, few air---
PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA:  Trading fairly active.  Prices 
12 1-pint cups with lids large 24.00-28.00, 6 ounce cups large 16.00-
18.00. Quality variable. **unavailable.  FIRST REPORT.
   CHILE---Shipments 0-0-0**--- Imports mostly via boat, few air--- 
PORTS OF ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA: Supplies are light and in too few 
hands to establish a market.  **unavailable.  FIRST REPORT.
   PERU---Shipments 9-4-0*---Imports via boat---Movement expected to 
remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA: 
Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with 
lids large mostly 24.00-26.00, 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly 
16.00-18.00. **unavailable.  Quality variable.
   PERU---Shipments 1-2-0**---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
increase. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA, MIAMI AND NEW YORK AREAS. Trading 
organic moderate, conventional fairly active. Prices pints higher, 
others unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 24.00-28.00, 
12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly 16.00-18.00, organic 
large mostly 24.00-26.00. **unavailable. Wide range in quality. 
---MISCELLANEOUS BERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
35-34-37---Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, 
late fairly active. Prices higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
Blackberries mostly 8.00-10.00. Quality and condition variable. Many 
present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings.
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports **-**-**---Imports via air from 
Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA.  
Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
Blackberries 12.00-13.00. **unavailable. 
---RASPBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
35-28*-36---Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices 
generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly l8.00-
20.00. Quality variable. *revised.
---STRAWBERRIES
   OXNARD, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 46-31-39---Movement 
expected to increase slightly. Trading active for light supplies. 
Prices slightly higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium 
mostly 26.00-28.00.  Most present shipments from previous commitments 
and/or prior bookings.  Quality and condition variable.
   SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 37-17-20---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading active for light supplies. Prices 
Conventional slightly higher, Organic generally unchanged. Flats 
8 1-pound containers with small-medium mostly 24.00-26.00. Includes 
palletizing and cooling. ORGANIC flats 8 1-pound containers with lids 
small-medium mostly 32.00-34.00. Most present shipments from previous 
commitments and/or prior bookings. Harvest curtailed by rain and wet 
fields.  Quality and condition variable.
   CENTRAL FLORIDA---Shipments 27-48-45---(includes organic 2-3-3)--- 
Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading demand exceeds 
supply. Prices slightly higher. Includes palletizing and precooling. 
Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 26.00-26.90. 
Organic flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 36.90. 
Quality generally good. 
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS DISTRICT---Crossings 43-57-63---
Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading very active. Prices 
generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids small-medium 
mostly 26.00-28.00. Many present shipments from previous commitments 
and/or prior bookings.  Quality and condition variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA DISTRICT---Crossings 2-2-7--- 
Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands 
to establish a market. The first F.O.B. report is expected to be 
issued by December 21.  Quality variable. 

				MELONS

---CANTALOUPES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 143*-110*-**---Imports via boat 
from Guatemala.  Movement expected to increase. Trading very active 
for limited supply. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 1/2  Cartons 9s 
24.00-25.00, 12s 24.00-25.00. Oversized cartons 6s (5 size) 14.00-
16.00, 9s (6s size) 24.00-25.00.00.  *revised.  **unavailable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 16-12-8---
Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are 
finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands 
to establish a market. Lighter crossings expected to continue through 
December 22.  Quality variable.  LAST REPORT. 
---HONEYDEWS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 54-45-32---
Movement expected about the same. Trading 9s moderate, others active. 
Prices higher. 2/3 cartons 5-6s mostly 12.00-12.35, 8s mostly 9.35-
10.00, 9s mostly 6.35. Quality variable.
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 41*-27*-**---Imports via boat 
from Guatemala---Movement expected to increase. Trading very active 
for limited supplies. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 2/3  Cartons 
5Ss 17.00-18.00. Oversized cartons 5s (4 size) 17.00-18.00.    
*revised.  **Unavailable.
---WATERMELONS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 126-77-87---
Movement expected about the same. Trading Miniature moderate, others 
active. Prices Miniature slightly higher, others much higher. Cartons 
per pound Red Flesh Seedless type 4-5s .38-.40, 6s .32-.34. 24 inch 
bins per pound Red Flesh Seedless type approximately 35 and 45 counts 
.36-.38. Cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s mostly 10.95, 8-9s 
mostly 12.95, 11s mostly 10.00. Quality variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 20-21-62---Movement 
expected to increase seasonally. Trading active. Supplies fairly 
light and held in few hands. Prices Red Flesh Seedless type per pound 
24 inch bins approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly .33, approximately 
60 count .29-.30; cartons 4-5s mostly .36-.37, 6s mostly .33. 
Quality variable.

				OTHER FRUIT

---APPLES
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---Shipments 
1017-1048-1110 (Includes Exports 253-255-295)---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Granny Smith 64-113s, Gala 
72-80s higher, others generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy 
carton tray pack Red Delicious 64-72s mostly 17.00-19.00, 80-125s 
16.00-19.00; Golden Delicious 72-80s mostly 24.00-26.00, 88s mostly 
21.00-23.00, 100s mostly 20.00-22.00, 113s 18.00-20.00; Fuji 64-88s 
mostly 20.00-24.00, 100s mostly 18.00-22.00, 113s mostly 18.00-20.00; 
Granny Smith 64s 25.00-30.00, 72-88s 27.00-30.00, 100-113s mostly 
26.00-28.00; Gala 64s mostly 20.00-24.00, 72-80s mostly 21.00-24.00, 
88s mostly 20.00-22.00, 100s 18.00-22.00, 113-125s mostly 18.00-20.00; 
Honeycrisp 56s mostly 40.00-44.90, 64-88s mostly 44.00-48.90, 100s 
mostly 38.00-42.90. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags 2 1/2-inch minimum 
Red Delicious mostly 18.00-20.90; Golden Delicious mostly 19.00-21.90; 
Fuji mostly 17.00-19.90; Granny Smith mostly 26.00-28.90; Gala mostly 
19.00-21.90; Honeycrisp mostly 36.00-40.90. ORGANIC carton tray pack 
Gala 72-80s mostly 27.00-31.00, 88s mostly 26.00-30.00, 100s 19.00-
23.00, 113s mostly 20.00-22.00. Exports to (listed by volume in 
descending order) Mexico, Vietnam, Taiwan, Canada, India, Thailand, 
China, Saudi Arabia, Peru, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Chile, 
Guatemala, El Salvador, Singapore, Malaysia, Ecuador, UAE, Cambodia, 
Panama, Nicaragua, Philippines, UK, U.S. Possessions, Costa Rica, Sri 
Lanka, Colombia, Kuwait, Israel, Jordan, Christmas Island, Iran, 
Honduras, Myanmar, Trinidad-Tobago and South Korea.
   MICHIGAN---Shipments 113-102*-89---Movement expected about the 
same.  Trading fairly active. Prices mostly unchanged. U.S. Extra 
Fancy cartons traypack Gala 88s 26.00-29.00, 125s 19.00-24.00, 163s 
15.00-17.00, Mcintosh 88s 25.00-28.00, Honeycrisp 80s mostly 60.00-
65.00, Red Delicious 88s mostly 20.00-22.00, Golden Delicious 88s 
20.00-24.00, Jonagold 80s 20.00-22.00, Fuji 100s 28.00-30.00, 138s 
19.00-22.00, 163s 15.00-17.00, 12 3-pound filmbags 2 1/2-inch minimum 
Gala and Fuji 19.00-22.00, Red Delicious 16.00-20.00, Jonathan 16.00-
18.00, Golden Delicious mostly 17.00-19.00, McIntosh 16.00-20.00, 
Honeycrisp mostly 40.00-45.00. *revised.
   NEW YORK---Shipments 111-113-111---Movement expected to decrease 
due to reductions of shipments after the holiday season. Trading 
fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy 
12 3-pound film bags 2 1/2 inch minimum Red Delicious mostly 18.00-
19.00; Golden Delicious mostly 18.00-19.00; Gala mostly 20.00-22.00; 
McIntosh mostly 18.00-22.00; Empire mostly 18.00-20.00; Cortland 
mostly 18.00-20.00; Honeycrisp mostly 38.00-41.00; Macoun mostly 
18.00-20.00. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy tray pack Gala 80-88s 28.00-
29.00; McIntosh 80-88s mostly 25.00-28.00; Empire 80-88s mostly 
25.00-26.00; Cortland 72-88s mostly 24.00-26.00; Honeycrisp 80-88s 
mostly 52.00-58.00; Macoun 80-88s mostly 26.00.  
   APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV)---Shipments 33-35-37 (Export 
0-1-0)---Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. 
Prices unchanged. Cartons traypack U.S. Extra Fancy Red Delicious 
72-88s mostly 20.00-21.00, 100s 19.00-20.00, Golden Delicious 72-
88s mostly 25.00-26.00, Fuji 72-88s mostly 30.00, Granny Smith 
72-88s 32.00-36.00, Gala 72-80s mostly 30.00, Pink Lady/Cripps 
Pink 72-88s 30.00-34.00; cartons 12-3 pound filmbags Red Delicious 
mostly 19.00-20.00, Golden Delicious mostly 19.50-20.00, Fuji 
22.00-24.00, Granny Smith 22.00-23.00, and Gala mostly 22.00-23.00. 
   SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA---Shipments 4-7-7---Movement 
expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to 
establish a market.  LAST REPORT.
   WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA---Light movement continues, however, 
some shippers have finished wholesale business for the season and 
are sending apples directly to processors or selling through roadside 
farm markets only.  Varieties include Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, 
and Rome.  Currently, no F.O.B. is being issued.
   NEW ENGLAND---Shipments 8-9-8---Movement expected to remain about 
the same. Too few open market sales to establish a market. 
---AVOCADOS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 644-511-667---Movement 
expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. cartons 
2 layer Hass 32-36s mostly 24.25-25.25, 40s mostly 23.25-25.25, 48s 
mostly 22.25-24.25,60s mostly 21.25-23.25, 70s mostly 20.25-21.25, 
84s mostly 17.25-18.25. Extra services included. 
   SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 8-7-5---Supplies light. Movement expected 
to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 1-layer 8-12s 
mostly 8.00-10.00; cartons 2-layers 24s mostly 16.00-18.00. Predominant 
Varieties are Booth, Choquette, Hall and Lula. Quality good. 
   CARIBBEAN IMPORTS---Imports 19*-15*-**---Imports from the Dominican 
Republic---Movement expected to increase. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 2-layers 16s-24s Various green 
skin varieties; mostly 14.00-15.00. Quality good.  
*revised. **unavailable.
---GRAPES, TABLE
   KERN DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 609-470-410---Movement 
expected to decrease. Trading fairly active.  Prices White Seedless, 
Red Seedless and Autumn King large-extra-large higher, others generally 
unchanged. 19 pound containers bagged Red Seedless large-extra-large 
mostly 18.95, medium-large mostly 13.95-14.95; Autumn King large-
extra-large mostly 20.95, medium-large 12.95-15.95, White Seedless 
Type large-extra-large mostly 20.95, medium-large 12.95-14.95; Crimson 
Seedless large-extra-large 16.75-18.75, medium-large 13.95-15.95. 
Extra services included. 
   SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 44-33-20---
Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices White 
Seedless, Red Seedless and Autumn King large-extra-large higher, 
others generally unchanged. unchanged, others higher. 19 pound 
containers bagged Red Seedless large-extra-large mostly 18.95, medium-
large 12.95-14.95; White Seedless Type large-extra-large mostly 14.95-
15.95, medium-large 12.95-14.95; Autumn King large-extra-large mostly 
20.95, medium-large mostly 12.95-14.95; Crimson Seedless large-extra-
large mostly 16.95, medium-large 12.95-14.95. Extra services included. 
Some shippers have finished for the season.
   PERU---Imports 1*-0-0---Imports via boat---PERU IMPORTS PORTS OF 
ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Higher. 18 lb containers 
bagged White Seedless Type jbo mostly 24.00-26.00, exlge mostly 22.00-
24.00, lge 20.00-22.00 Red Seedless exlge 22.00-24.00, lge 20.00-22.00, 
Red Globe jbo 24.00-26.00, exlge 22.00-24.00, lge mostly 20.00.*revised.  
---KIWIFRUIT
   CENTRAL AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS CALIFORNIA---Shipments 17-17-*---- 
Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally 
unchanged. 9 kg (19.8lb) containers loose Hayward 25 size mostly 
15.50-17.50, 27 size mostly 15.50-16.50, 30 size mostly 14.50-15.50, 
33 size mostly 14.50-15.50, 36 size mostly 13.50-14.50, 39 size mostly 
12.50-13.50, 42 size mostly 11.50-12.50, 45 size mostly 10.50-11.50. 
Precooling and palletization included. *unavailable. 
   ITALY---Imports 19*-5-0---Imports via boat---ITALY IMPORTS-PORTS 
OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA Movement expected 
about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 9-kilogram 
(19.8 pound) containers loose Hayward 27 size 16.00-18.00, 30-33 size
 15.00-17.00, 36 size 14.00-16.00, 39 size 14.00-15.00, 42 size 12.00-
13.00. *revised.
---MANGOES
    ECUADOR---Imports 13*-12*-**---Imports via boat---Movement expected 
to decrease. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA.  Trading moderate. Prices 
slightly lower. Flat one layer Tommy Atkins 7-8s mostly 5.50, 9s 5.00-
5.50, 10s mostly 4.00-4.50, 12s mostly 2.50-3.50. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Movement expected to decrease. Prices slightly 
lower. Flats one layer Tommy Atkins 7-8s 5.50-6.00, 9s mostly 5.50, 10s 
mostly 4.50-5.00, 12s mostly 3.00-3.50. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. 
Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats one 
layer Tommy Atkins 7-8s 6.50 9s mostly 5.50-6.00, 10s mostly 3.50-4.00, 
12s 2.75-3.25.  *revised.  **unavailable.
---NECTARINES
   CHILE---Imports 0-1-6---Imports via boat---CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF
ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Expect sufficient number of shippers to begin 
first F.O.B report within one week. FIRST REPORT.
---PAPAYAS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 27-38*-30---Movement 
expected about the same. Supplies fairly light. Trading early moderate, 
late fairly active.  Prices higher. 30-40 pound cartons Maradol type 
20.00-22.00; 30-35 pound cartons Tainung 18.00-20.00. Quality variable. 
*revised.
    GUATEMALA and DOMINICAN REPUBLIC---Imports 10*-10-**---Imports via 
boat---Movement expected to remain about the same---PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 30-35 pounds Tainung 
Type 8-14s mostly 16.00-17.00. Quality generally good.  *revised.  
**unavailable. 
   BRAZIL---Imports 3-3*-**---Imports via boat---Movement expected to 
remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. 
Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 3.5 kilogram Solo Type (Golden) 
9s-12s mostly 9.00-10.00. Quality generally good.   *revised.  
**unavailable.
---PEACHES
   CHILE---Imports 1-5-4---Imports via boat---CHILE IMPORTS-PORT OF 
ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Expect sufficient number of shippers to begin 
first F.O.B report within one week.  FIRST REPORT.             
---PEARS
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---Shipments 
182-171-181 (Includes Exports 60-44-53)---Movement expected about the 
same. Trading D'Anjou fairly active at slightly lower prices, others 
fairly active. Prices D'Anjou slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 
Cartons wrapped Bartlett U.S.One 70-80s mostly 24.00-26.90, 90s mostly 
22.00-25.90, 100s mostly 19.00-21.90, 110s mostly 17.00-19.90; 120s 
mostly 16.00-18.00, 135s mostly 15.00-17.90; D'Anjou 70-90s mostly 23.00-
26.90, 100s mostly 20.00-23.90, 110s mostly 19.00-22.90, 120s mostly 
19.00-21.90, 135s mostly 18.00-20.90; Bosc 70-90s 25.00-27.90, 100s 
mostly 20.00-22.90, 110s mostly 18.00-20.90, 120s 15.00-18.90. Exports to 
(listed by volume in descending order) Mexico, Canada, Israel, Colombia, 
UAE, India, Panama, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, U.S. Possessions, 
Singapore, Trinidad-Tobago, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Dominican Republic. 
   NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INCLUDING SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY---Shipments 5-5-2---
Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to 
establish a market.  LAST REPORT.
---PERSIMMONS
   SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA---Shipments 2-3-3--- Movement expected 
to remain about the same.  Trading moderate. Prices cartons 1 layer 
higher, 25 lb cartons loose lower. Cartons 1 layer Hachiya 17s and 18s 
mostly 14.95, 20s and 22s mostly 11.95-12.95, 25 lb cartons loose Hachiya 
56s size 16.95-18.95.  Extra services included.
---PINEAPPLES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 445*-311*-**---Imports via boat---  
Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica. PORTS 
OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 
one-layer Golden Ripe 5-8s mostly 8.00-8.50. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 
5-8s mostly 7.50-8.00.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Trading 
moderate. Prices lower.  Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-8s mostly 
6.00-7.00. Quality good.  *revised.  **unavailable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 21-20*-16---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 
Cartons 1 layer Golden Ripe 5-7s mostly 6.00-6.50, 8s mostly 6.00. 
Quality variable. *revised. 
---POMEGRANATES
   SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA---Shipments 24-19-13---Movement 
expected to decrease as shippers finish for the season. Supplies in 
too few hands to establish a market.  LAST REPORT. 

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