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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA (2019-01-09)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - January 9, 2019

BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 09-JAN-2019                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (617) 387-4498     Fax:  (617) 389-1387                                
                                                                               

BH_FV010                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m    Cloudy   41             Yesterday's High  35            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA 32 sz 
36.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 PE 24 sz 25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 SP 24 sz      
23.00-30.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 2.3 kg/5 lb containers SP 18s 4.50-5.00 mostly  
4.50 24s 4.50-5.00 mostly 4.50                                                 
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET FLORIDA HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons TX  
Texas Fancy Marked Rio Star 27s 33.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 32s 32.00-33.00 mostly
33.00 36s 31.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 40s 23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 48s      
20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 56s 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL    
U.S. One Red 27s 33.00-39.00 mostly 36.00 32s 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 36s     
26.00-30.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 40s 22.00-25.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 48s          
19.00-24.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 56s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 White 27s 32.00    
---LEMONS:  MARKET  ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s  
45.00-46.00 mostly 46.00 95s 38.00-42.00 mostly 40.00-41.00 115s 38.00-40.00   
mostly 39.00 140s 40.00 165s 45.00-48.00 mostly 46.00 200s 45.00-48.00 mostly  
46.00 Shprs Choice 95s 30.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 115s 30.00-36.00 mostly  
33.00-34.00 140s 30.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 165s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 200s   
24.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 ord cond 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 MX Marked Fancy 95s 
26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 15 kg cartons SP No Grade Marked 95s 35.00-36.00      
mostly 35.00 TU No Grade Marked 120s 34.00-35.00 mostly 35.00                  
---LIMES:  MARKET 150S-200S40LB CARTONS HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb    
cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 42s 10.00 48s 10.00 54s  
10.00 40 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 150s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 175s  
28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 200s 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 230s 28.00-30.00  
mostly 30.00                                                                   
---MISC CITRUS:  MARKET  STEADY.  1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Blood Orange  
Moro 36s 22.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 44s 22.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 Meyer Lemon 140 
sz 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade       
Pummelo 6s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 8s 30.00 10s 30.00 12s 30.00 Melogold 10s  
30.00 12s 30.00 18s 30.00 32s 30.00 IS Melogold 18s 30.00 4/5 bushel cartons DR
Sour Orange irreg sz 23.00 FL Sour Orange irreg sz 22.00 22 lb cartons w/      
stems/leaves CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma irreg sz 32.00 cartons 18 1-lb film    
bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon sml 30.00 flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA
Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma med 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00                     
---ORANGES:  MARKET  ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade     
Navel 36s 35.00 40s 35.00 56s 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 72s 27.00-32.00   
mostly 30.00 88s 22.00-28.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 113s 18.00-23.00 mostly        
19.00-21.00 138s 17.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 Cara Cara 72s 40.00 one label  
Shprs Choice Navel 48s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 56s 28.00-30.00 mostly   
28.00-29.00 72s 24.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 88s 21.00-22.00 113s 17.00-21.00
mostly 19.00-20.00 138s 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL   
U.S. No. 1 Navel 48s 23.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 56s 23.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 64s 
23.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 Valencia 80s 22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 100s 20.00-22.00
mostly 22.00 Hamlin 80s 25.00 100s 23.00 125s 20.00 Pineapple 80s 20.00-22.00  
mostly 21.00-22.00 100s 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 Mid-Season 100s         
22.00-23.00 125s 19.00-20.00 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel Cara Cara 72 
size 22.00-25.00 mostly 24.00                                                  
---TANGELOS: OFFERINGS STEADY.   4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Minneola 48s 
50.00 56s 50.00 80s 42.00                                                      
---TANGERINES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Sunburst
80s 40.00 100s 40.00 120s 40.00 150s 32.00-33.00 176s 30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CL lge 22.00-24.00
mostly 24.00 MX lge 32.00-36.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 ord cond 15.00 flats 12     
4.4-oz cups with lids CL lge fr appear 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00 flats 12 6-oz    
cups with lids AG lge poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 1.00 CL lge 16.00-20.00 mostly
18.00 fr cond 10.00 MX lge 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 PE lge 18.00         
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX        
Blackberries lge 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 poor cond 1.00-4.00 mostly 1.00
some unsaleable fineappear 22.00-30.00 mostly 28.00                            
---RASPBERRIES:  MARKET  STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge          
32.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 fineappear 38.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 med 24.00-27.00   
mostly 27.00                                                                   
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET FLORIDA LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats 8 1-lb     
containers with lids FL med-lge 18.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 fr cond         
8.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 fineappear 26.00-33.00 mostly 28.00-30.00 MX med-lge   
16.00-22.00 mostly 18.00 fineappear 25.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 fr appear         
4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00                                                          

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET 9S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 cartons GU 9s       
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 12s 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 fr appear          
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 15s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas higher       
oversized 1/2 cartons GU 9s (6 size) 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00                  
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET HIGHER.  2/3 cartons GU 5s 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00
occas high as 24.00 6s 18.00-25.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 8s 16.00-20.00 mostly    
20.00 MX 6s 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 8s 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00               
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons GU Red Flesh Seedless Type Round      
Varieties 4s 40.00-44.00 mostly 44.00 Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s          
14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 fr appear 8.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round       
Varieties 4s 44.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 5s 44.00 24 inch bins per melon MX 
Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 10-14 lb avg 7.50 15-19 lb avg 9.50    
20-24 lb avg 12.00                                                             

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons tray pack ME U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious
100s 22.00 Mcintosh 80s 31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 88s 31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00  
100s 26.00 Cortland 80s 30.00-31.00 mostly 31.00 88s 30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00  
Honeycrisp 80s 65.00 88s 65.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 125s 18.00-19.00 mostly  
19.00 138s 18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 U.S. One Mcintosh 125s 16.00-17.00 mostly  
17.00 138s 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 NH U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 72s 28.00-32.00     
mostly 32.00 80s 28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00 Cortland 88s 29.00-32.00 mostly 32.00
NY U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 80s 32.00 88s 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 100s 30.00 
Honeycrisp 72s 65.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 64s 24.00 72s 24.00 80s 20.00 88s  
20.00 Fuji 64s 28.00 100s 24.00 125s 19.00 Gala 72s 21.00 80s 21.00 88s        
19.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 100s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 PA U.S. ExFcy Red       
Delicious 88s 26.00 100s 24.00-25.00 113s 23.00-24.00 Golden Delicious 88s     
32.00 100s 28.00 125s 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 Fuji 80s 36.00 88s 36.00  
Gala 80s 36.00 88s 36.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s 34.00-38.00 mostly       
35.00-36.00 72s 33.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 80s 33.00-38.00 mostly          
35.00-36.00 88s 32.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 100s 30.00-36.00 mostly         
33.00-34.00 113s 31.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 125s 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00  
Golden Delicious 72s 42.00-45.00 mostly 45.00 80s 42.00-45.00 mostly           
44.00-45.00 88s 40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 37.00   
occas high as 42.00 Fuji 64s 42.00 72s 44.00 80s 38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00
88s 36.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 100s insufficient to quote 125s 30.00 Granny
Smith 56s 42.00-44.00 mostly 43.00 fineappear 55.00 64s 38.00-42.00 mostly     
39.00-40.00 fineappear 48.00-53.00 mostly 50.00-51.00 72s 45.00-46.00 mostly   
45.00 fineappear 50.00-52.00 mostly 51.00 80s 38.00 fineappear 46.00-50.00     
mostly 48.00-49.00 88s 38.00 fineappear 46.00-50.00 mostly 48.00-49.00 100s    
34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 fineappear 42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 113s  
insufficient to quote 125s 30.00-34.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 fineappear 42.00 Gala
64s 40.00 72s 40.00 80s 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 fineappear 44.00 88s 38.00    
occas lower fineappear 42.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 113s 30.00    
125s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 Braeburn 64s 40.00 72s 38.00-40.00 mostly  
39.00 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 88s 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00    
100s 36.00 Honeycrisp 72s fineappear 74.00 80s fineappear 74.00 88s fineappear 
72.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 72s 60.00 80s 56.00-60.00 mostly 59.00 88s 60.00   
100s 50.00 113s 50.00 cartons cell pack WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 80s 42.00  
fineappear 48.00 96s 44.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 2 1/2" 
min 24.00 Mcintosh 2 1/2" up 21.00-22.00 Cortland 2 1/2" up 21.00-22.00 U.S.   
Fcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" up 18.00 WA WAExFcy Granny Smith 2 1/2" up 26.00 Gala 2    
1/2" up 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 bushel cartons loose MA No Grade Marks        
Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00 Cortland No Size Marks 18.00 NH No Grade Marks    
Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00 Cortland No Size Marks 18.00 Honeycrisp No Size   
Marks 45.00 VT No Grade Marks Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00 Cortland No Size    
Marks 18.00 1/2 bushel cartons NY U.S. ExFcy Lady Apples No Size Marks 30.00   
4/5 bushel cartons OR ORExFcy Lady Apples No Size Marks 26.00                  
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 2 layer DR Various Greenskin       
Varieties 20s no offerings FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 20s no     
offerings MX Hass 32s 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 fr qual 25.00-26.00 36s         
30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 fr qual 25.00-26.00 48s 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-32.00
fr qual 25.00-26.00 60s 29.00-31.00 mostly 29.00 fr qual 25.00 cartons 1 layer 
FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 10s 14.00 12s 14.00 4/5 bushel cartons
FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 33.00                             
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons containerized CB lge 16.00-18.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 CR lge 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 EC lge 15.00-18.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 40 lb cartons institutional pack EC petite 16.00-18.00      
mostly 17.00-18.00 HD petite 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 15 lb cartons EC   
Baby sml 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00                                              
---CHERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  5 kg cartons bagged AG Various Red Sweet   
Varieties xlge 48.00-50.00 mostly 50.00 ord cond 15.00-20.00 mostly 15.00 CL   
Various Red Sweet Varieties jbo 46.00-50.00 mostly 46.00 xlge 44.00-48.00      
mostly 44.00-46.00                                                             
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Shinko 10s    
insufficient to quote Cactus Pears red 20s 16.00 36s 16.00 11 lb cartons loose 
CA ExFcy Dates Medjool lge 60.00 cartons 1 layer FL Carambola - Star Fruit 25s 
16.00-19.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 WA Apple Pears Variety Not Marked 16s 16.00     
cartons 1 layer tray pack FL Passion Fruit 36s 30.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups     
pitted CA Dates 43.00 40 lb crates MX Cactus Pears Red 30s 35.00 White 30s     
35.00 containers film wrapped CA Edible Flowers Mixed Blooms 96s 12.00 TW      
Edible Flowers Orchid-Dendrobium 50s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 96s 20.00-22.00  
mostly 20.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava giant 70.00                                
---GRAPES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  18 lb containers bagged CL White Seedless    
Type lge-exlge 25.00 Flame Seedless lge-exlge 26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00   
occas low as 24.00 Red Seedless lge-exlge 24.00 PE Thompson Seedless exlge     
33.00-35.00 mostly 33.00 lge-exlge 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 Flame        
Seedless exlge 26.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Red Seedless exlge 33.00-35.00   
mostly 35.00 lge 25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Black Seedless exlge 32.00 18  
lb lugs bagged PE Sugraone exlge 33.00-35.00 mostly 35.00 lge 28.00-30.00      
mostly 28.00-29.00 19 lb containers CA U.S. One White Seedless Type exlge fr   
cond 10.00 lge-exlge 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 med 22.00 19 lb lugs bagged PE   
Red Globe lge-exlge 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 fineappear 36.00 one label best 19
lb containers bagged CA U.S. One Crimson Seedless exlge 24.00-25.00 ord cond   
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Black Seedless exlge 24.00 Autumn King exlge          
26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 Scarlet Royal exlge 20.00                             
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer CL Hayward 33s 9.00-11.00   
mostly 10.00-11.00 IT Hayward 36s 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 cartons loose CA     
Hayward 27 sz 23.00 36 sz 18.00 39 sz 17.00 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CL 
Hayward 36 sz 20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 IT Hayward 25 sz 23.00 27 sz      
18.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 30 sz 21.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 33 sz 18.00-22.00
mostly 20.00-21.00 39 sz 21.00                                                 
---MANGOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer BR Tommy Atkins 8s 7.00-8.00  
mostly 7.50 10s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 EC Kent 7s 7.50 8s 7.50 Tommy Atkins 6s  
6.50-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 7s 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 8s 6.50-8.00 mostly   
7.50-8.00 9s 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 10s ord cond 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00 PE  
Kent 7s 7.50 8s 7.50 Tommy Atkins 10s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 Ataulfo 16s 11.00  
40 lb cartons PR Green Cooking Type 98.00                                      
---NECTARINES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various     
Yellow Flesh Varieties 44s 26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00 48s 26.00-30.00 mostly     
26.00 52s 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00                                             
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type lge 22.00 3.5  
kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 9s 16.00-17.00 mostly 17.00 10s 16.00-17.00  
mostly 17.00 35-40 lb cartons GU Maradol Type 12s 30.00 Tainung 8s 32.00-35.00 
mostly 35.00 10s 26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 Green Cooking Type lge 26.00-28.00   
mostly 28.00 MX Maradol Type 9s 25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Few 12s         
25.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 Tainung 12s 26.00 Few                                 
---PEACHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow 
Flesh Varieties 48s 28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00                                   
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped NY U.S. One Bosc 2 3/4"  
up 34.00 OR U.S. One Bartlett 70s 40.00 D'Anjou 80s 40.00 90s 38.00 100s 38.00 
Bosc 70s 40.00 80s 40.00 90s 40.00 100s 38.00 WA U.S. One Bartlett 70s         
36.00-39.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 80s 36.00-39.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 90s          
36.00-39.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 100s 34.00 D'Anjou 70s 39.00-42.00 mostly       
40.00-41.00 occas lower 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 90s 38.00-39.00     
mostly 38.00 occas higher 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 one label high as 38.00
120s 34.00 135s 29.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 150s 32.00 Bosc 80s 38.00-40.00 
mostly 39.00 90s 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 100s insufficient to quote 2/5 bushel
cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Comice 45s 26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 ORExFcy Forelle
81s 38.00 90s 38.00 108s 38.00 Stark Crimson 40s 28.00 WA U.S. One Red D'Anjou 
35s insufficient to quote 40s 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 45s 21.00 Comice  
35s 24.00 French Butter 40s 28.00 45s 26.00 Stark Crimson 35s 22.00            
---PERSIMMONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CA Fuyu 18s 13.00 Hachiya 10s
10.00-12.00                                                                    
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET HIGHER.  26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 10.00-14.00    
mostly 14.00 6s 10.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 7s 10.00-14.00 mostly 14.00           
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green 23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 
EC Green 19.00-24.00 mostly 21.00 GU Green 19.00-24.00 mostly 20.00 Yellow     
21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00                                                 

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge 20.00                      
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries lge 39.00        
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge 39.00                      

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 80s 34.00 Fuji 80s 45.00 
Granny Smith 80s 45.00 Braeburn 80s 45.00 Pinova (Sonata) 80s 36.00            
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons containerized CR lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00  
---GRAPES: 19 lb containers bagged CA U.S. One Red Seedless exlge 35.00 Autumn 
King exlge 36.00                                                               
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bosc 80s 49.00                

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