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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA (2019-02-21)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - February 21, 2019

BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 21-FEB-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 7:00am  Overcast   30          Yesterday's High    40               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES:  MARKET CA 32 SZ LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flat cartons 10  
3-lb mesh bags CA 24 sz 28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00 32 sz 33.00-36.00 mostly      
34.00-35.00 MR 24 sz 26.00-30.00 mostly 29.00 occas low as 24.00 fineappear    
45.00 28 sz 45.00 2.3 kg/5 lb containers MR 18s 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00          
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons TX Texas Fancy Marked Rio  
Star 27s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 32s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 36s 29.00-30.00 
mostly 29.00 40s 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Red   
27s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 32s 29.00-30.00 mostly 29.00 36s 26.00 40s 24.00  
48s 21.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 56s 19.00 White 27s offering insufficient to quote
40s 25.00                                                                      
---LEMONS:  MARKET CA SHPR 1ST GRADE 165S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  7/10    
bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s 33.00 fineappear 43.00 95s 33.00 115s    
32.00 140s 32.00 fineappear 38.00-40.00 165s fineappear 38.00-40.00 mostly     
39.00 Shprs Choice 95s 26.00-29.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 115s 26.00-29.00 mostly  
27.00-28.00 140s 26.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 165s 26.00-27.00 mostly 26.00  
MX Marked Fancy 95s offerings insufficient to quote 15 kg cartons SP No Grade  
Marked 95s 20.00 115s 20.00 140s 20.00 TU No Grade Marked 113s 29.00-30.00     
mostly 29.00 120s 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00                                     
---LIMES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 8.00-10.00 mostly
9.00 occas low as 5.00 42s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 48s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00   
54s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 occas low as 5.00 40 lb cartons MX Seedless Type    
150s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 . 175s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 200s 
28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 230s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00             
---MISC CITRUS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Blood Orange   
Moro 44s 24.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 72s 24.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 Meyer Lemon 140 
sz 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 7/10 bushel cartons CA Pummelo 8s offerings  
insufficient to quote 10s 30.00-35.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 4/5 bushel cartons DR 
Sour Orange irreg sz 22.00 FL Sour Orange irreg sz 22.00 22 lb cartons w/      
stems/leaves CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma irreg sz 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00      
cartons 18 1-lb film bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon sml 30.00-32.00 mostly
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 CA NAVELS SHPR 1ST GRADE 40-48S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 36s offerings insuffcient to      
quote 40s 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 occas high as 33.00 48s 29.00-32.00 mostly  
30.00 occas high as 33.00 56s 29.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 occas high as 34.00 72s 
26.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 88s 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 ocas high as 
24.00 113s 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 138s 16.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 Cara Cara 72s
40.00 one label Shprs Choice Navel 88s 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 113s           
16.50-18.00 mostly 17.00 138s offerings insufficient to quote 4/5 bushel       
cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Valencia 100s 23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 Pineapple 125s    
21.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 Mid-Season 64s 21.00 80s 21.00 100s 21.00 Shamouti    
(Jaffa) 48s 18.00 56s 18.00 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel Cara Cara 72  
size 22.00-24.00 mostly 23.50                                                  
---TANGELOS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Minneola 48s    
35.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 56s 35.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 64s 35.00-36.00 mostly   
35.00 FL U.S. No. 1 Minneola 48s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 Honeybell 56s        
38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 Honeybell 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 Honeybell      
---TANGERINES:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons FL Tango 32 size 30.00-32.00
mostly 31.00 U.S. No. 1 Sunburst 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 100s 38.00 120s  
36.00 150s offerings insufficient to quote                                     

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET MEXICO 12 1-PINT LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 
1-pt cups with lids CL lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 MX lge 22.00-26.00   
mostly 24.00-25.00 PE lge ord cond 4.00-6.00 mostly 5.00 flats 12 6-oz cups    
with lids CL lge poor cond 3.00 MX lge 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 cartons  
12 18-oz containers with lids PE lge 15.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas low  
as 12.00                                                                       
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries 
lge 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 poor cond 4.00-6.00 mostly 5.00 fineappear  
25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00                                                 
---RASPBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge           
24.00-27.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 fineappear 30.00                                
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET MEXICO 8 1-LB LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats 8    
1-lb containers with lids FL med-lge 5.00-10.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 poor cond     
1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 some unsaleable MX med-lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00
flats 4 1-lb containers with lids FL With Stems med-lge poor cond 1.00-3.00    
mostly 2.00 some unsaleable                                                    

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET HONDURAS 12S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 cartons GU
9s 12.00 12s 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 HD 9s 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 12s 
13.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 15s 15.00 oversized 1/2 cartons HD 9s (6 size)        
12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00                                                       
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET STEADY.  2/3 cartons HD 5s 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 6s   
22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 occas high as 26.00 8s 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00       
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET HONDURAS RED FLESH SEEDLESS TYPE 24 INCH BIN 15-19 LB  
AVG AND RED FLESH SEEDLESS TYPE 3S LOWER;. OTHERS ABOUT STEADY cartons GU Red  
Flesh Seedless Type 4s 30.00 5s 30.00 Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 18.00 HD 
Red Flesh Seedless Type 3s 24.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 4s 
40.00 5s 40.00 6s 36.00 24 inch bins per melon HD Red Flesh Seedless Type 15-19
lb avg 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 10-14  
lb avg 8.00 15-19 lb avg 9.50-12.00 mostly 9.50 20-24 lb avg 12.00-14.00 mostly
12.00                                                                          

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack CD Ontario CDExFcy Honeycrisp 80s
66.00-68.00 mostly 67.00 88s 66.00-68.00 mostly 67.00 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 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 28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 NY U.S.     
ExFcy Mcintosh 80s 32.00 88s 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 100s 30.00 U.S. Fcy
Red Delicious 64s 24.00 72s 24.00 80s 20.00 88s 20.00 Fuji 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 26.00 Fuji 80s 36.00 88s
36.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas low as 
32.00 72s 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 80s 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 88s
32.00-36.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 100s 30.00-34.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 113s        
31.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 125s 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 Golden Delicious  
64s 45.00 72s 43.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 80s 43.00-48.00 mostly 45.00-46.00
88s 40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 100s 40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 Fuji 48s
39.00 56s 39.00 72s 44.00 80s 38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 fineappear        
46.00-48.00 mostly 47.00 88s 36.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 fineappear         
42.00-44.00 mostly 43.00 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 occas high as 38.00 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 occas high as 48.00 fineappear 48.00-53.00      
mostly 50.00-51.00 72s 45.00-48.00 mostly 45.00-46.00 fineappear 50.00-52.00   
mostly 51.00 80s 42.00-46.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 fineappear 48.00-50.00 mostly  
48.00-49.00 88s 42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 fineappear 48.00-50.00 mostly   
48.00-49.00 100s 42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 fineappear 48.00 113s          
42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 125s 42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 Gala 72s    
42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 80s 38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 fineappear   
44.00 88s 38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00 fineappear 44.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly    
35.00-36.00 113s 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 125s 32.00 Braeburn 64s        
38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 72s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 80s 36.00-40.00 mostly   
38.00-39.00 88s 36.00 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 72s  
60.00 80s 48.00 fineappear 60.00 88s 48.00-53.00 mostly 50.00-51.00 fineappear 
60.00 100s 48.00-50.00 mostly 49.00 cartons cell pack WA WAExFcy Golden        
Delicious 80s 48.00-50.00 mostly 49.00 96s 48.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags NY  
U.S. ExFcy Gala 2 1/2" min/up 24.00 Mcintosh 2 1/2" min/up 21.00-22.00 Cortland
2 1/2" min/up 21.00-22.00 U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" min/up 18.00 WA WAExFcy Fuji
2 1/2" min/up 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Granny Smith 2 1/2" min/up 38.00 Gala 2 
1/2" min/up 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00                                           
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET MEXICO HASS 32S-60S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 
2 layer MX Hass 32s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 fr qual 24.00 36s 32.00 fr qual   
25.00 40s fr qual 25.00 48s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00 60s   
32.00 fr qual 24.00 flats 2 layer DR Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 32.00 20s 
32.00                                                                          
---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: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   5 kg cartons bagged AG jbo 48.00-50.00    
mostly 49.00-50.00                                                             
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Shinko 10s    
19.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 Cactus Pears red 20s 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 36s     
17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 11 lb cartons loose CA ExFcy Dates Medjool lge 60.00  
cartons 1 layer FL Carambola - Star Fruit 16s 21.00 25s 16.00 WA Apple Pears   
Olympic 16s 16.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups pitted CA Dates 43.00 10 lb cartons FL 
Passion Fruit Purple 10s 42.00 40 lb crates MX Cactus Pears Red 30s            
insufficient to quote White 30s insufficient to quote flats 12 1-pt baskets MX 
Figs Black Mission med-lge 45.00 flats 12 8-oz containers with lids MX Figs    
Black Mission med-lge 45.00 sml-med 33.00 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 flats 8 16-oz containers 
with lids MX Figs Black Mission med-lge 48.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava Green     
giant 65.00-70.00 mostly 69.00                                                 
---GRAPES:  MARKET STEADY.  18 lb containers bagged CL Sugraone lge-exlge 42.00
White Seedless Type lge-exlge 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 ord cond 8.00-10.00     
mostly 9.00 Black Seedless exlge 36.00 ord cond 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 Sweet   
Celebration exlge 30.00 PE Thompson Seedless exlge 30.00-34.00 mostly          
32.00-33.00 Sugraone exlge 35.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-39.00 Black Seedless exlge 
33.00 fr cond 15.00 Red Globe exlge 30.00 Sweet Celebration exlge 30.00-35.00  
mostly 32.00-33.00                                                             
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer CL Hayward 33s 9.00-11.00 mostly  
10.00-11.00 GR Hayward 33s 8.00-8.50 IT Hayward 33s 11.00 36s 9.00-11.00 mostly
10.00 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CL Hayward 36 sz 20.00-23.00 mostly      
21.00-22.00 GR Hayward 25 sz 24.00 30 sz 22.00 39 sz 20.00 IT Hayward 25 sz    
26.00 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 36 sz 24.00 39 sz 21.00                         
---MANGOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer PE Kent 6s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 7s
8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 8s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 10s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 40 
lb cartons PR Green Cooking Type med insufficient to quote                     
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow  
Flesh Varieties 40s 20.00 44s 20.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 48s 27.00 24 lb   
cartons loose CL Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 60s 26.00                      
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type lge 24.00 3.5  
kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 9s 16.00 10s 16.00 35-40 lb cartons GU       
Maradol Type 12s 32.00 Tainung 8s 32.00 10s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00     
Green Cooking Type lge 28.00 MX Maradol Type 9s 40.00 12s 42.00 Tainung 12s    
28.00                                                                          
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow     
Flesh Varieties 40s 22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 44s 26.00 48s 22.00         
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Bartlett 70s 
40.00 80s 40.00 120s 34.00 135s 32.00 150s 32.00 D'Anjou 80s 37.00 90s 38.00   
100s 38.00 150s 32.00 Bosc 70s fineappear 70.00 80s 37.00-40.00 mostly         
38.00-39.00 fineappear 80.00 90s 37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 fineappear     
90.00 100s 38.00 120s 36.00 WA U.S. One Bartlett 70s 36.00 90s 38.00 D'Anjou   
70s 39.00-42.00 mostly 40.00-41.00 occas low as 34.00 80s 34.00-40.00 mostly   
38.00-39.00 90s 37.00-39.00 mostly 38.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00   
120s 31.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 135s 28.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-33.00 150s         
28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 Bosc 70s 37.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 80s           
37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 90s 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 100s 35.00-38.00   
mostly 36.00-37.00 120s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 Taylors Gold 50s 27.00 2/5    
bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Comice 40s 25.00 45s 26.00 French Butter 50s
25.00 ORExFcy Forelle 55s 35.00 60s 35.00 81s 38.00 90s 38.00 108s 38.00 Stark 
Crimson 40s 28.00 WA U.S. One Red D'Anjou 30s 25.00 35s 25.00 40s 23.00-26.00  
mostly 24.00-25.00 45s 21.00 120s 31.00 Comice 35s 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00    
Stark Crimson 40s 24.00                                                        
---PERSIMMONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CA Fuyu 18s 13.00 SP Triumph 
10s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00                                                   
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 10.00-14.00    
mostly 12.00-13.00 6s 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 7s 10.00-14.00 mostly     
12.00-13.00 8s 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 PN golden ripe 5s 12.00-13.00    
mostly 12.00 7s 11.50-12.00 mostly 12.00 8s 11.00                              
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green lge 28.00 EC Green med   
28.00 GU Green med 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 Yellow med 28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00
---PLUMS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   24 lb cartons loose CL Various Black Varieties 60s
27.00 fr cond 19.00 cartons 2 layer CL Various Black Varieties 56s 29.00       
cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Black Varieties 44s 22.00-26.00 mostly    
24.00-25.00 Various Red Varieties 44s 25.00 Various Yellow Varieties 52s 24.00 

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CL lge 20.00 MX lge 36.00         
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge 39.00                      
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids FL med-lge 20.00 poor cond  
1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 some unsaleable MX med-lge 24.00 fr cond 15.00 poor cond 
5.00                                                                           

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Fuji 80s 49.00 Granny Smith 80s 52.00  
Gala 100s 36.00                                                                
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons containerized CR lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00  
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bosc 80s 49.00                

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