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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Chicago, IL (2020-09-28)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - September 28, 2020

CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 28-SEP-2020                                      
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (773) 843-1053     Fax:  (773) 843-1092                                
                                                                               

HX_FV010                                                                       
WEATHER @ 7:00 A.M.: Overcast 54                                               
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 78                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CL 24 sz     
33.00-37.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 PE 24 sz 32.00-33.00                            
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade   
Red 27s 33.00 36s 31.00 40s 29.00 Ruby Red 27s 31.50-35.00 mostly 32.00-33.00  
32s 30.00-32.00 36s 29.00-29.50 40s 25.00-27.50 56s 25.00-26.00 64s 26.00 8    
5-lb mesh sacks CA Shprs Choice Red 56 sz 26.00-26.50                          
---LEMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 95s         
33.00-34.00 115s 32.00-34.00 200s 18.00-20.00 Shprs Choice 95s 25.00-26.00 115s
25.00 140s 23.00-24.00 MX Marked Fancy 95s 32.00 115s 32.00 occas lower 140s   
30.00 Marked Choice 115s 26.00 17 kg cartons CL Marked Fancy 75s 32.00 115s    
28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 140s 32.50 165s 28.50 Class I 95s 30.00 115s    
30.00 18 kg containers AG Marked Fancy 115s 32.00 165s 28.00 Marked Choice 115s
28.50-30.00                                                                    
---LIMES:  MARKET FINE APPEARANCE 150S HIGHER, 110-175S, 230S AND FINE         
APPEARANCE 110S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. wide range in prices, quality &    
condition 10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 12.00-13.00 54s 12.00-13.00 40 lb 
cartons MX Seedless Type 110s 26.00-28.00 fineappear 32.00-35.00 mostly        
33.00-34.00 150s 26.00-28.00 occas lower fineappear 32.00-36.00 mostly         
33.00-34.00 175s 22.00-24.00 fineappear 31.00-35.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 200s    
20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 occas lower fineappear 25.00-27.00 230s         
16.00-18.00 fineappear 21.00-22.00 250s fineappear 20.00 containers 17 2-lb    
bags MX Seeded Types 32.00-34.00 occas lower                                   
---MISC CITRUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 cartons CA Meyer Lemon sml 20.00-21.00  
Shprs 1st Grade Blood Orange Moro 88s 18.00-19.00 4/5 bushel cartons DR Sour   
Orange irreg sz 36.00 JM Uglifruit/Uniqfruit 14s 32.00 10 lb cartons CA        
Kumquats 37.00 Meyer Lemon lge 26.00                                           
---ORANGES:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Late Navel 
40s 32.00 48s 34.00 Valencia 56s 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 72s 32.00-34.00
mostly 32.00-33.00 88s 33.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 113s 38.00 138s          
35.00-36.50 Shprs Choice Valencia 72s 30.00 88s 28.00 MX Shprs Choice Valencia 
80s 28.00 88s 28.00-30.00 100s 30.00 113s 30.00 cartons 10 4-lb film bags CA   
Shprs Choice Valencia 72 size 29.00 15 kg cartons CL Navel 48s 32.00-35.00     
mostly 33.00-34.00 56s 37.00 88s 27.00-28.00 SF Navel 56s 32.00-36.00 mostly   
33.00-34.00 17 kg containers MR No Grade Marks Valencia 64s 28.00 72s          
29.00-29.50 88s 31.00                                                          
---TANGELOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 kg containers PE Minneola 40s 17.00-18.00   
---TANGERINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags MR W. Murcott      
Afourer 28 size 32.00 PE Tango 28 size 32.50-33.00 occas higher W. Murcott     
Afourer 24 size 34.00 10 kg cartons PE W. Murcott Afourer 50s 29.00 60s 27.00  

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET FLATS 12 6-OUNCE AND PERU FLATS 12 1-PINT HIGHER,      
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CD British Columbia CDOne   
med-lge fineappear 14.00-16.00 PE med-lge 38.00-40.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with  
lids CD British Columbia CDOne med-lge 15.00-16.00 PE med-lge 22.00-24.00      
---MISC BERRIES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA       
Blackberries med fineappear 24.00 GU Blackberries med 15.00-18.00 mostly       
16.00-17.00 MX Blackberries med 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00                 
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Red med
28.00                                                                          
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET FLATS 8 1-POUND HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats 8 
1-lb containers with lids CA sml-med 30.00-32.00 occas lower fineappear 36.00  

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET HIGHER.  1/2 cartons CA 9s 18.00-20.00 12s 20.00 15s    
19.00 oversized 1/2 cartons CA 9s (6 size) 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00      
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET HIGHER.  2/3 cartons CA 5s 16.00-17.00 6s 16.00-17.00 8s 
14.00 golden 5s 20.00 7s 18.50 oversized 2/3 cartons CA 5s (4 size) 16.00      
---MISC MELONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   2/3 cartons CA Crenshaw 6s 18.00 Galia 6s   
18.00 Hami 5s 18.00-20.00 6s 18.00 Juan Canary 5s 18.00-20.00 Orange Flesh 5s  
18.00-20.00 Persian 5s 20.00                                                   
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET 5S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons per carton MX 
Red Flesh Seedless Type 5s 30.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 occas higher 6s      
30.00-32.00 24 inch bins IL Red Flesh Seeded Type 60s 175.00 occas higher Red  
Flesh Seedless Type 60s 170.00-175.00 occas higher Black Diamond 60s 175.00    
occas higher TX Red Flesh Seedless Type 45s 175.00 few low as 170.00           

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s     
22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 72s 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 few high as  
28.00 80s 23.00-24.00 88s 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 few high as 28.00 100s
22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 few high as 28.00 113s 24.00-25.00 138s         
25.00-26.00 Golden Delicious 60s 34.00-36.00 64s 28.00-30.00 72s 26.00-29.00   
fineappear 38.00 few low as 33.00 80s fineappear 37.00 88s 26.00-28.00         
fineappear 36.00 96s fineappear 36.00 100s 26.00-27.00 113s 17.00 120s         
fineappear 33.00 Fuji 56s 26.00 fineappear 35.00-36.00 64s 26.00-30.00 mostly  
27.00-28.00 fineappear 32.00 72s 24.00-24.50 fineappear 30.00-34.00 mostly     
31.00-32.00 88s fineappear 30.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 100s fineappear      
27.00-29.00 few high as 32.00 Granny Smith 56s 28.00 64s 26.00-30.00 mostly    
27.00-28.00 72s 26.00-29.00 fineappear 36.00-38.00 80s 24.00 88s 26.00-27.00   
fineappear 32.00-34.00 100s 25.00-26.00 fineappear 30.00 Gala 64s 30.00        
fineappear 42.00 72s fineappear 38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 80s fineappear  
35.00-36.00 88s 28.00-30.00 fineappear 35.00-36.00 100s 27.00-30.00 fineappear 
35.00 138s 20.00-22.00 fineappear 27.00 Braeburn 70s 30.00 72s 27.00 80s 32.00 
90s 36.00 100s 26.00 Jonagold 72s 26.00-28.00 100s 27.00 Honeycrisp 72s        
fineappear 54.00 100s 38.00 fineappear 54.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 72s 35.00   
80s 35.00 WAFcy Fuji 48s 24.00 64s 26.00 cartons cell pack WA WAExFcy Golden   
Delicious 96s 44.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags MI U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" min
16.00-18.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" min 18.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 
1/2" min 23.00-24.00 Golden Delicious 2 1/2" min 21.00-22.00 Fuji 2 1/2" min   
22.00 Granny Smith 2 1/2" min 24.00-25.00 few high as 30.00 Gala 2 1/2" min    
21.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 2 1/2" min 24.00 bushel   
cartons loose MI U.S. ExFcy Golden Delicious 3" min 20.00 Gala 3" min 20.00    
Jonagold 3" min 20.00 16-18 kg containers CL CLASS I Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 90s 
35.00                                                                          
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET MEXICO HASS 70S AND FINE APPEARANCE 36S HIGHER, HASS      
32-48S AND 84S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 2 layer CA Hass 48s 36.00  
60s 32.00 DR Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 28.00 20s 28.00-32.00 mostly      
29.00-30.00 FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 20s 32.00 MX Hass 32s     
35.00-36.00 36s 35.00-36.00 occas lower fineappear 44.00-48.00 mostly          
45.00-46.00 40s 34.00-35.00 occas lower 48s 28.00-30.00 occas lower 60s        
27.00-29.00 occas lower 70s 26.00-28.00 occas lower 84s 23.00-24.00            
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CB 16.00-18.00 occas lower CR       
16.00-17.00 fr qual 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 GU 16.00-17.00 fr qual      
12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 HD 16.00-17.00 fr qual 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00 
14 MX 16.00-17.00 fr qual 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 35 lb cartons CR Burro
18.00-18.50 occas higher 20 lb cartons CB Manzano 20.00 15 lb cartons CR Baby  
13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 EC Baby 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 GU Baby  
13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00                                                 
---FRUITS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CL Apple Pears Hosui 14s   
11.00-12.00 16s 15.00-16.00 occas lower Shinko 14s 14.00 FL Carambola - Star   
Fruit 16s 35.00 20s 29.00 25s 20.00 occas higher 30s 30.00 15 lb cartons loose 
CA Dates Medjool 58.50 cartons 1 layer tray pack FL Passion Fruit Purple 25s   
44.00 28s 45.00 30s 45.00 32s 45.00 36s 45.00 38s 45.00 NZ Kiwano 12s 58.50 30 
lb cartons CA Dates Bahri 14s 65.00-70.00 mostly 66.00-67.00 cartons 2 layer   
tray pack CA Quince Pineapple 24s 44.00 32s 32.00 10 lb cartons FL Passion     
Fruit Purple 49.00 Yellow 45.00 40 lb crates MX Cactus Pears green 22.00-23.00 
red 24.00-25.00 occas higher flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CA Figs Black Mission
48.00 Brown Turkey 46.00 Calimyrna 40.00 Sierra 50.00 cartons 24 9-oz packages 
CA Figs Black Mission 62.00 Calimyrna 62.00 18 kg cartons tray pack wrapped CQ 
Apple Pears Yali 72s 36.00 13 lb cartons MX Guava 13.00-14.00 16 lb cartons MX 
Guava 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava 65.00 (Thai type)  
MX Guava 22.00-24.00 occas higher Green 24.00-26.00                            
---GRAPES:  MARKET BLACK SEEDLESS, RED GLOBE AND SCARLET ROYAL LOWER, OTHERS   
ABOUT STEADY.  19 lb containers bagged CA White Seedless Type med-lge          
22.00-25.00 fineappear 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 Red Seedless med-lge     
22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 Black Seedless med-lge 26.00-30.00 mostly       
27.00-28.00 Red Globe lge-exlge 24.00-26.00 Ivory lge-exlge 29.00-31.00 Scarlet
Royal lge-exlge 24.00 occas higher                                             
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer CL Hayward 33s 14.50 NZ Yellow    
Flesh 33s 20.00-21.00 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CL Hayward 25 sz 28.00 33
sz 28.00 36 sz 26.00-28.00 39 sz 26.00 NZ Hayward 30 sz 31.00-32.00 33 sz      
32.00-33.00 36 sz 34.00 39 sz 34.00                                            
---MANGOES:  MARKET KEITT 5S AND 9-10S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1   
layer BR Tommy Atkins 8s 7.50 MX Keitt 5s 7.50 6s 6.50-7.50 7s 6.50 8s 6.50 9s 
7.50 10s 7.00-8.00 50 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type 60.00 PR Green Cooking  
Type 65.00-70.00 one label high as 95.00                                       
---NECTARINES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Various Yellow    
Flesh Varieties 44s 28.00 48s 20.00-22.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 48-50s 
30.00 marked treeripe CA Various White Flesh Varieties 54s 30.00-31.00 25 lb   
cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 30 sz 32.00 34 sz 30.00-32.00  
36 sz 30.00-32.00 40 sz 28.00-30.00 42 sz 28.00-30.00 56 sz 30.00 Various White
Flesh Varieties 30 sz 34.00 32 sz 34.00 40 sz 32.00 42 sz 32.00 48-50 sz 32.00 
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons HI Solo Type Yellow Flesh 9s 36.00 40
lb cartons GU Green Cooking Type 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 35-40 lb       
cartons MX Maradol Type 6s 22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 8s 22.00-26.00 mostly
24.00-25.00 9s 22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 10s 22.00-26.00 mostly           
23.00-24.00 12s 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 14s 26.00                       
---PEACHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Various Yellow Flesh 
Varieties 36s 27.00-29.00 42s 26.00-29.00 44s 25.00 WA WAExFcy Flat Type Yellow
Flesh 42s 28.00 marked treeripe CA Various White Flesh Varieties 26s 42.00 28s 
42.00 1/2 bushel cartons WV U.S. ExOne Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 2 1/2"up 
27.00-29.00 25 lb cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 32 sz        
28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 34 sz 32.00 40 sz 28.00 42 sz 28.00 48 sz 28.00 
56 sz 28.00-28.50 60 sz 24.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 32 sz 32.00-34.00  
48-50 sz 34.00                                                                 
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped CA U.S. One Bosc 100s    
24.00 40 lb cartons wrapped CA U.S. One Bartlett 80s 41.00-44.00 mostly        
42.00-43.00 90s 35.00-37.00 36 lb cartons tight fill CA U.S. One Bartlett 90 sz
35.00-36.00 100 sz 34.00 110 sz 32.00 2/5 bushel cartons CA U.S. One Comice 30s
24.00 50s 18.00-20.00 Forelle 70s 30.00 Seckel 45s 25.00-26.00 18 kg containers
wrapped CL Bosc 80s 38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 few 44.00 90s 40.00-42.00 18
kg cartons tray pack AG Bartlett 70s 36.00-37.00 80s 35.00-36.00 100s          
33.00-34.00                                                                    
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET COSTA RICA 8S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 1   
layer CR golden ripe 6s 14.00-16.00 7s 12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas    
higher 8s 14.00 HD golden ripe 7s 12.00-14.00 MX golden ripe 6s 14.00-15.00 8s 
14.00-15.00                                                                    
---PLANTAINS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CB green 26.00-28.00 mostly     
28.00 occas lower yellow 30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 EC green 26.00-28.00 mostly  
28.00 occas lower yellow 30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00                              
---PLUMS:  MARKET STEADY.  28 lb cartons loose CA Hiromi Red 30 sz 40.00 Marked
Black Plum 20 sz 30.00-32.00 25 sz 30.00-32.00 40 sz 30.00-34.00 mostly        
31.00-32.00 50 sz 27.00 30-35 sz 30.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 few high as    
35.00 60-65 sz 22.00 Marked Red Plum 30-35 sz 30.00-33.00 mostly 31.00-32.00   
Primetime 35 sz 32.00 Interspecific Type 30-35 sz 36.00-40.00 mostly           
37.00-38.00 (Honey Punch) Ebony Sweet 30 sz 34.00                              
---PRUNES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   28 lb cartons WA U.S. One Early Italian 1 1/4"   
min 25.00                                                                      

ORGANIC                                                                        

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---GRAPEFRUIT: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Star Ruby 32s 44.00 36s  
40.50 10 4-lb film bags CA Shprs Choice Star Ruby 38.50                        
---LEMONS: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 115s 62.00 occas lower 140s  
40.50 cartons 18 2-lb film bags CA Shprs Choice 60.00-65.00 mostly 64.00-65.00 
---LIMES: 10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 19.50 cartons 15 1-lb bags 30.50  
---ORANGES: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs Choice Valencia 56s 30.50 cartons 10  
4-lb mesh bags CA Shprs Choice Valencia 56 size 30.50                          

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CA med-lge fineappear 38.50 flats 
12 6-oz cups with lids CA med-lge fineappear 32.50                             
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Blackberries med fineappear   
28.50                                                                          
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Red med fineappear 24.50       
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA sml-med 28.50            

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS: 1/2 cartons CA 9s 24.50 12s 23.50-24.50                         
---WATERMELONS: flat cartons per carton WI Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s     
26.50 8s 26.50                                                                 

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 88s offerings            
insufficient to quote cartons 12 3-lb film bags AG Granny Smith 2 1/2" min     
36.00 occas lower CL Gala 2 1/2" min 36.50 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 2 1/2" min    
36.50 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min offerings insufficient to quote      
Golden Delicious 2 1/2" min offerings insufficient to quote 18 kg cartons tray 
pack AG Granny Smith 70s 38.50 Braeburn 82s 35.50 CL Gala 70s 38.50 Pink       
Lady/Cripps Pink 70s 36.50                                                     
---AVOCADOS: cartons 2 layer MX Hass 32s 41.25-44.25 mostly 42.00-43.00 36s    
41.15-44.25 mostly 42.00-43.00 40s 34.25-37.25 mostly 35.00-36.00 48s          
54.25-55.25 60s 53.25-54.25 70s 43.25-45.25 84s 27.25-29.25                    
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons CB 24.00-26.00 EC 24.00-26.00 MX 24.00-26.00         
---GRAPES: 19 lb containers bagged CA White Seedless Type lge-exlge 28.00-31.00
mostly 29.00-30.00 Red Seedless lge 30.00-31.00 Black Seedless lge-exlge       
30.50-32.00                                                                    
---KIWIFRUIT: cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Hayward 48.50                       
---MANGOES: flats 1 layer MX Kent 9s 7.50                                      
---NECTARINES: cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s 
38.50 50s 38.50                                                                
---PEACHES: cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s    
34.50-36.00 50s 34.50 25 lb cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties    
48-50 sz 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00                                        
---PEARS: 18 kg containers wrapped AG Bartlett 70s 39.50 Bosc 70s 39.50        
---PINEAPPLES: cartons 1 layer CR golden ripe 6s 20.50 8s 20.50                
---PLUMS: 28 lb cartons loose CA Marked Black Plum 40 sz 36.00 50 sz 36.00     
40-45 sz 35.00-36.00 Marked Red Plum 40 sz 36.00 50 sz 36.00 30-35 sz 36.00    

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