National Shipping Point Trends Report - Fruit
WASHINGTON, DC 13-MARCH-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 February 24, March 03, and 10, 2018 in that 
order in thousand hundredweight (cwt) or 100,000 pound units. 
Expected movement is for the period March 04-17, 2018. 
Prices are for Monday, March 12, 2018 compared to Monday, 
March 05, 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-2-27-0---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
decrease seasonally. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK 
CITY AREA. Trading very slow. Prices lower. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh 
bags 20 thru 28 size mostly 20.00-22.00.
---GRAPEFRUIT
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 77-84*-79---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 
7/10 bushel cartons Marked Rio Star Texas Fancy 23s 18.00-20.95, 27s 
19.35-20.95, 32s 18.00-20.95, 36s mostly 18.35-19.95, 40s 16.00-18.95, 
48s mostly 14.35-15.00, 56s mostly 15.00-15.95; Texas Choice 23-32s 
mostly 13.00-14.95, 36s 13.00-14.95, 40-48s 11.10-13.95, 56s 11.10-12.95. 
*revised 
   FLORIDA---Shipments 37-34-19 (includes export 15-15-3) ---Prices not 
reported.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 3-4-4---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices 
lower. 7/10 bushel cartons Flame No Grade Marks 23s 8.00, 27s 8.00-9.00. 
Quality variable.
---LEMONS
   SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA---Shipments Moderate---Movement 
expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices First Grade 
and Choice 235s generally unchanged, others lower. 7/10 bushel cartons 
(wide range in price) Shippers First Grade 75s mostly 26.80-30.80, 95-
115s mostly 28.80-31.80, 140s mostly 29.78-32.80, 165s mostly 30.78-
32.80, 200s mostly 28.80-31.78, 235s mostly 24.05-28.78; Shippers Choice 
75s mostly 19.78-22.80, 95s-115s mostly 22.80-26.80, 140s mostly 24.80-28.80, 
165s mostly 24.80-28.78, 200s mostly 19.80-31.95, 235s mostly 22.80-26.80. 
ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons Shippers First Grade 95-140s 34.50-56.78.
---LIMES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 179-186-151---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 250s lower, others slightly lower. 
40 pound cartons Seedless type 110s mostly 42.00-44.00, 150s mostly 44.00-46.00, 
175-200s mostly 46.00-48.00, 230s mostly 42.00-44.00, 250s mostly 36.00-38.00. 
Quality variable.
---ORANGES
   SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA---Shipments Moderate---Movement 
of Navel expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Shippers First 
Grade and Choice 138s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10 
bushel cartons Navel Shippers First Grade 40s mostly 16.78-16.80, 48s 
mostly 19.80-20.95, 56s mostly 19.80-20.78, 72s mostly 19.80-22.95, 88s 
mostly 20.80-22.80, 113s mostly 21.80-23.95, 138s mostly 21.80-22.80. 
Shippers Choice 40s mostly 14.78-14.80, 48s mostly 15.80-17.78, 56s 
mostly 16.80-17.78, 72s mostly 16.80-18.80, 88s mostly 18.80-21.80, 113s 
mostly 20.80-23.95, 138s mostly 20.80-22.78. ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons 
Navel Shippers First Grade 56-88s 26.95-37.78.
   FLORIDA---Shipments 44-52-67 (includes export 1-2-1) ---Prices not 
reported.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 31-30-46---
Movement expected about the same. Trading 113s fairly active, others 
slow. Prices 113s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10 
bushel cartons Valencia No Grade Marks 56s 9.00-10.00, 72-88s 10.00-
12.00, 113s 15.00, 138s mostly 13.00-14.00. Quality variable.
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 39-37*-25---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 
7/10 bushel cartons Early Varieties U.S. Combination 64s mostly 16.35-
16.95, 72s mostly 16.35-17.95, 88s 18.35-20.00, 113s mostly 20.00-20.35, 
138s 18.00-19.35; Texas Choice 64s 16.00-16.45, 72s mostly 14.25-17.45, 
88s 16.25-18.45, 113s 18.00-18.25, 138s 16.00-16.25. *revised 
---TANGELOS
   FLORIDA---Shipments 1-0-0 (includes export 0-0-0) ---Prices not 
reported. 
---TANGERINES
   FLORIDA---Shipments 7-3-6 (includes export 0-0-0) ---Prices not 
reported. 
    BERRIES
---BLUEBERRIES
   CHILE---Shipments 35-45-43---Movement via boat. PORT OF ENTRY 
MIAMI AREA: Movement expected to decrease as the season continues 
to wind down. Trading 6 ounce conventional slow, others fairly 
slow. Prices conventional pints lower, others generally unchanged. 
Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 15.00-18.00, organic large 
mostly 24.00-26.00. 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly 9.00-
10.00, organic medium-large mostly 16.00-18.00. Some shipments 
from prior commitments. Quality variable.
   CHILE---Shipments 32-28-22---Movement mostly via boat. PORT OF 
ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA: Movement expected to decrease as the 
season winds down. Trading 6 ounce conventional slow, others 
fairly slow. Prices conventional pints lower, others generally 
unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large mostly 17.00-
18.00, organic large 24.00-30.00, Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
large mostly 10.00, organic medium-large mostly 17.00-20.00. Some 
shipments from prior commitments. Quality variable.     
   CHILE---Shipments 6-2-3---Movement via boat. PORT OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA AND NEW YORK AREAS: Movement expected to decrease as 
the season continues to wind down. Trading 6 ounce conventional 
slow, others fairly slow. Prices conventional pints lower, others 
generally unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large mostly 
17.00-18.00, 6 ounce medium-large mostly 10.00, organic medium-
large 16.00-18.00. Some shipments from prior commitments. Quality 
variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
17-16-21---Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly 
slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
mostly 10.00-12.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality 
variable.
   FLORIDA CENTRAL AND NORTH---Shipments 0-0-0*---Movement expected 
to increase as harvesting increases. Trading active for very light 
supplies. Current supplies are insufficient to quote. Expect first 
FOB report within the period. Some harvesting curtailed today due to 
rain, wet fields and below average temperatures. *less than one half 
of one unit.
---MISCELLANEOUS BERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT---
Crossings 37-39*-47---Movement expected about the same.  Trading slow. 
Prices lower. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly 
8.00-10.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality and condition 
variable. *revised 
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 0-0-0---Imports via air from 
Guatemala. Movement expected to increase. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH
FLORIDA.  Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
Blackberries 12.00-13.00. 
---RASPBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
28-30*-35---Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices 
generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Red mostly 20.00. 
Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality and condition variable. 
*revised
---STRAWBERRIES
   CENTRAL FLORIDA---Shipments 299-272*-224 (includes organic 8-8-6) ---
Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices conventional 
generally unchanged, organic higher. Includes palletizing and precooling. 
Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 7.90-8.90. Organic 
flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 17.90-19.90. Quality 
generally good. *revised.
   OXNARD, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 56-62-92---Movement 
expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 
Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 12.00. Includes 
palletizing and cooling. ORGANIC flats 8 1-pound containers with lids 
medium mostly 18.00-20.00. Quality and condition variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 128-139-90---Movement 
expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late moderate. 
Prices higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 
10.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality and condition 
variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA---Crossings 
30-39-77---Movement expected to increase as Baja California enters 
peak production. Trading fairly slow. Prices Organic lower, 
Conventional generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids 
medium-large mostly 10.00-12.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. 
ORGANIC flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 16.00-
18.00. Quality variable. 
   SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 20-24-33---Movement 
expected to increase. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 
8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large mostly 12.00. Includes 
palletizing and cooling. ORGANIC flats 8 1-pound containers with lids 
medium mostly 18.00-20.00. Quality and 
condition variable. 
   SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 2-1-2---
Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient to 
establish a market. Quality variable. The first F.O.B. Report is 
expected to be issued by March 16, 2018. 
    MELONS
---CANTALOUPES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 297*-148*-42---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala, Honduras, and Costa Rica. Movement expected to increase. PORTS OF 
ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices 15s higher; others generally 
unchanged. 1/2 Cartons 9s 8.95-9.95, 12s mostly 8.00-9.95, 15s mostly 9.95-
10.95. Oversized 1/2 cartons 6S (5 size) 8.95, 9s (6 size) mostly 9.95-10.95.  
PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. 1/2 Cartons 9s mostly 9.95-
10.75, 12s 9.50-10.95, Quality good.   *revised.
---HONEYDEWS
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 93*-41*-33---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala.  Movement expected to remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA.  Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 2/3 cartons 5s 10.00-
10.95, 6s 8.95-9.95, 8s 7.95-8.95, oversized 2/3 cartons 5s (4 size) mostly 
9.95-10.95. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to remain 
about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 2/3 cartons 5s 10.50-
11.50, 6s mostly 9.95-10.50. Quality generally good.  *revised.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 23-15-14---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late 
active. Prices generally unchanged. 2/3 cartons 5s mostly 9.50, 6s mostly 
8.50-9.00, 8s mostly 7.50. Quality variable.
---WATERMELONS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings Seedless 89-102-
78---Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices Miniature 
6s generally unchanged, others slightly higher. Red Flesh Seedless type 
cartons per pound 4s and 5s mostly .26, 6s mostly .24; Miniature type 
(supplies very light) cartons 6s mostly 14.95, 8s and 9s mostly 16.95, 
11s mostly 12.95. Quality variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 143-141-76---Movement 
expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. Red Flesh Seedless type cartons per pound 4s and 5s mostly 
.25-.27; 24 inch bins approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly .20-.22, 
approximately 60 count mostly .18-.20. Quality generally good.
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 127*-80*-35---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala.  Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. 
Prices higher. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA.  Cartons Red Flesh Seedless Type 
4s 21.00, 5s 20.00, 6s 15.00-16.00 flat cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 
6s 13.00-13.95, 8s 13.00-13.95. Red Flesh Seedless Type 45s 224.00-230.00, 
60s 210.00-220.00 *revised.
    OTHER FRUIT
---APPLES
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---2017 CROP Shipments 
1253-1336-1269 (Includes Exports 445-478-439) ---Movement expected about 
the same. Trading moderate. Prices Granny Smith 72S slightly lower, 
others generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack Red 
Delicious 72-113s mostly 13.00-15.00, 125s 13.00-15.00; Golden Delicious 
72s mostly 23.00-25.00, 80-88s mostly 22.00-24.00, 100s mostly 18.00-
20.00, 113s mostly 15.00-17.00, 125s 15.00-17.00; Fuji 72s mostly 21.00-
23.00, 80s mostly 20.00-22.00, 88s mostly 18.00-20.00, 100s mostly 14.00-
16.00, 113-125s mostly 13.00-15.00; Granny Smith 72s mostly 34.00-36.00, 
80s mostly 30.00-32.00, 88s mostly 26.00-28.00, 100s mostly 18.00-20.00, 
113s mostly 16.00-18.00, 125s 13.00-15.00; Gala 56-80s mostly 21.00-
23.00, 88s mostly 18.00-21.00, 100-113s mostly 16.00-18.00, 125s 14.00-
16.00; Honeycrisp 72-88s mostly 46.00-50.00, 100s mostly 32.00-35.00, 
113s mostly 24.00-26.00; ORGANIC Gala 80s mostly 39.00-42.00, 88s mostly 
35.00-39.00, 100s mostly 25.00-29.00, 113s mostly 24.00-28.00, 125s 
mostly 19.00-22.00. Exports to (listed by volume in descending order) 
Mexico, India, Canada, Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Israel, 
Indonesia, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Costa 
Rica, UAE, Jordan, Thailand, UK, El Salvador, Panama, Guatemala, Sri 
Lanka, Kuwait, Singapore, Honduras, Trinidad-Tobago, Philippines, Nepal, 
Maldives, Nicaragua, Guyana, Cambodia, Nigeria, Lesotho, Peru, Myanmar, 
Qatar, Iceland, Japan and Cameroon.
   NEW YORK---Shipments 79-83-74---Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Trading moderate. 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 21.00-22.00; Gala mostly 22.00-24.00; McIntosh 
mostly 19.00-22.00; Empire mostly 20.00; Cortland 20.00. Cartons U.S. Extra 
Fancy tray pack Golden Delicious 72s-88s 25.00-26.00; Fuji 72s-88s mostly 
29.00-30.00; McIntosh 72s-88s mostly 25.00-30.00; Empire 72s-88s mostly 
24.00-26.00. Spring pruning of tree continues. There were time periods this 
past week where the snow was too deep to work in some Eastern areas of the 
State of New York.
   MICHIGAN---Shipments 56-53-52---Movement expected about the same.  
Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy 12 3-lb 
film bags 2-1/2 inch min. Gala mostly 20.00-22.00, Red Delicious 
mostly 16.00-19.00, Golden Delicious, McIntosh and Jonagold mostly 
18.00-20.00, Fuji mostly 22.00-24.00, Tray pack Gala 88s mostly 
28.00-32.00, 125s 20.00-24.00, Red Delicious 88s mostly 21.00-23.00, 
125s 17.00-18.00, McIntosh 88s mostly 26.00-28.00, Golden Delicious 
88s mostly 24.00-26.00, Fuji 28.00-32.00.  Supply of Fuji and 
Jonagold light and in few hands. 
   APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) ---Shipments 27-29-25 (Export 
2-2-2) ---Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. Cartons tray pack U. S. Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72s-88s 
mostly $17.00-18.00; 100s mostly $17.00-18.00; Golden Delicious 
72s $24.00-29.00, 80s-88s $24.00-26.00; 100s $18.00-22.00; Fuji 80s-
88s $28.00-32.00; Granny Smith 80s-88s $33.00-36.00; cartons 12 3-lb 
film bags 2 1/2 inch min U.S. Extra Fancy Red Delicious $17.00-18.00; 
Golden Delicious mostly $17.00-18.00; Fuji $22.00-24.00; McIntosh 
$19.00-20.00 and Pink Lady $26.00-27.00. Export to India and Israel.  
   NEW ENGLAND---Shipments 6-6-5---Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Too few open market sales to establish a market. 
---AVOCADOS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 482-403-447---Crossings 
expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 40-48s 
generally unchanged, 32-36s lower, others higher. Cartons 2 layer Hass 
32s-36s mostly 34.25-36.25, 40-48s mostly 34.25-36.25, 60s mostly 
27.25-28.25, 70s mostly 24.25-26.25, 84s mostly 16.25-17.25. Extra 
services included.
   SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFLORNIA---Shipments 35-50-**---Movement expected 
to remain light.  Harvest continues to be curtailed as growing areas 
receive much needed rain. Supply fairly light. Trading moderate. 
Prices 32-36s generally unchanged, others higher. Cartons 2 layer Hass 
32-48s mostly 40.25-41.25, 60s mostly 32.25-34.25, 70s mostly 26.25-
28.25, 84s mostly 18.25-20.25. **Unavailable. Extra services included.    
   SOUTH FLORIDA---Imports 0-0-0--- Imports from the Dominican 
Republic.  Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. 
Cartons 2-layers. 18s-24s 31.00-32.00. Quality generally good.  
---GRAPES, TABLE
   CHILE---Imports-547-355-559---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
remain the same. PORT OF ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA. Trading slow. Prices 
White Seedless Type unchanged, others lower. 18 pound containers bagged 
White Seedless Type extra-large 18.00-20.00, large mostly 16.00; Flame 
Seedless extra-large mostly 16.00-18.00, large 14.00-16.00; Black Seedless 
extra-large 12.00-14.00; large mostly 10.00. PORT OF ENTRY: PHILADELPHIA AREA. 
Trading very slow. Prices Perlon lower, White Seedless Type higher, others unchanged. 
18 pound containers bagged White Seedless Type extra-large mostly 18.00, large mostly 
16.00; Flame Seedless supplies insufficient to quote; Crimson Seedless 
extra-large 18.00-22.00, large 18.00-20.00, medium large 14.00-16.00 Black Seedless 
extra-large mostly 18.00; large mostly 16.00; Perlon extra-large 18.00-20.00, 
large 16.00-18.00, medium large 14.00-16.00.
---KIWIFRUIT
   CENTRAL AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 21-23-**---
Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supply light. Trading 
moderate. Prices generally unchanged generally unchanged. 9 kg 
containers loose Hayward 25 size mostly 27.50-28.50, 27 size mostly 
26.50-27.50, 30 size 25.50, 33 size 24.50, 36 size 23.50, 39 size 
22.50, 42 size mostly 17.50-19.50 and 45 size mostly 15.50-17.50. 
Extra services included. ** Unavailable 
   ITALY---Imports-16-11-4---imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease 
seasonally. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA.
Trading moderate Prices unchanged. 9 kilogram (19.8 lb.) containers loose 
Hayward. 25s 27.00-29.00; 27s 25.00-27.00; 30s 23.00-25.00; 33s 21.00-23.00; 
36s 20.00-22.00; 39s 19.00-21.00; and 42s 17.00-19.00. 
---MANGOES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 80-101-94---Movement 
expected to increase seasonally. Supply Haden and Tommy Atkins light. 
Trading moderate. Prices lower. Flats 1 layer Haden 9-12s mostly 4.00-
4.50; Tommy Atkins 6-8s mostly 5.75-6.25, 9s mostly 4.50-5.00, 10s mostly 
4.25-4.75, 12s mostly 3.75-4.25; Ataulfo 12s mostly 6.50-7.00, 14s mostly 
5.50-6.50, 16s mostly 5.00-5.50, 18s mostly 4.50-5.00, 20s mostly 4.50-
5.00, 22s mostly 4.00-4.50. Quality variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 37-40-37---Movement 
of Ataulfo expected to increase seasonally. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. 
Prices generally unchanged from market high on Tuesday, March 6. 
Cartons 1 layer Ataulfo 12s mostly 4.00, 14s mostly 3.75, 16s mostly 3.50, 18s 3.00-
4.75, 20s 3.00-4.50, 22s 3.00-4.25. Quality variable. 
Crossings include light supplies of Haden and Tommy Atkins varieties.
   PERU---Imports 90*-118*-9---Imports via boat.  Movement expected to 
decrease. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices 6s-10s 
slightly lower; 12s unchanged. Flat one layer Kent 6s-9s, 10s 3.50-4.00, 12s 
2.50-3.00. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Movement expected to decrease 
seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Flats one layer Kent 7s-
9s mostly 4.00-4.25, 10s-12s mostly 3.00-3.50. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. 
Prices unchanged. Flat one layer Kent 7s-12s mostly 4.00-4.50. *revised. 
---NECTARINES
   CHILE---Imports-50-34-45---Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain 
about the same. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading slow. Prices 
unchanged. Cartons/lugs 2 layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 
40s 10.00-12.00; 50s 10.00-12.00. 10 kg containers loose Various Yellow Flesh
Varieties 60-64 size mostly 12.00-14.00.
---PAPAYAS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 37-36-43---Movement 
expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. 30-40 pound cartons Maradol type mostly 18.00-20.00, 30-35 
pound cartons Tainung mostly 17.00-19.00. Quality variable.
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 11-4-5---Imports via boat. 
Movement expected to remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 30-35 pounds Tainung Type 8s-10s 
17.00-18.00, 12s-14s mostly 18.00. Quality generally good.  
   BRAZIL---Imports---6*-4-0---Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain 
about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. Cartons 3.5 kilogram Solo Type (Golden) 9s-12s mostly 11.00-12.00. 
Quality good.  *revised.
---PEACHES
   CHILE---Imports-28-14-21---Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain
about the same. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading fairly slow.
Prices unchanged. Cartons/lugs 2 layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties
40s mostly 16.00,50s mostly 14.00. 10 kg containers loose Various Yellow Flesh 
Varieties 60-64 size 14.00-16.00.
---PEARS
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---2017 CROP Shipments 
103-98-97 (Includes Exports 20-18-14) ---Movement expected about the same. 
Trading D'Anjou 90-120s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices generally 
unchanged. 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped D'Anjou U.S. One 70s mostly 24.00-
26.00, 80s mostly 25.00-27.00, 90-100s mostly 24.00-26.00, 110s mostly 
23.00-25.00, 120-135s mostly 22.00-24.00; Bosc U.S. One 70-80s mostly 
30.00-32.00, 90s mostly 29.00-31.00, 100s mostly 26.00-28.00, 110s mostly 
24.00-26.00, 120s mostly 21.00-24.00. Exports to (listed by volume in 
descending order) Mexico, Canada, UAE, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, 
Trinidad-Tobago, Guyana and Chad.
   CHILE---Imports---30-19-19---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
remain about the same PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading slow. 
Prices lower. 18 kg cartons tray pack. Summer Bartlett 70 and 80 size mostly 
24.00-26.00; 90 size mostly 20.00-22.00; 100 size mostly 20.00; 110 size mostly 
18.00, and 120 size mostly 16.00.
   ARGENTINA---Imports ---44-4-7---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
increase seasonally. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading fairly slow. 
Prices lower. 18 kg containers Williams 70 and 80 size mostly 30.00; 90 size 
26.00-28.00; 100 size 22.00-26.00; 110 size 22.00-24.00; and 120 size 20.00-
22.00.
---PINEAPPLES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 465*-219*-133---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 5s mostly 6.000-7.00, 6s mostly 6.50-7.50, 7s mostly 6.50-7.50, 
8s mostly 6.00-7.00.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged.  Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s mostly 8.00-8.50, 6s mostly 
8.50-9.00, 7s mostly 8.50-9.00, 8s mostly 8.00-8.50. Quality good.  *revised.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 26-27-32---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 
Cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s mostly 5.50-6.50, 6-7s mostly 6.00-7.00, 
8s mostly 5.00-6.00. Quality variable.
---PLUMS AND PRUNES
   CHILE---Imports---37-42-75---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
Increase PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Carton Trading slow. Prices 
Larry Anne?s unchanged, others lower. 2 layer tray pack Primary Varieties: 
FRIAR, BLACK KAT, RED GIANT, FORTUNE, AND PINK DELIGHT. Marked 
Black Plum 40s 14.00-16.00; 50s 12.00-14.00; 60s insufficient to quote. Marked 
Red Plum 40s 14.00-16.00; 50s mostly 14.00; 60s mostly 14.00; Larry Anne 40s 
16.00-18.00; and 50s 14.00-16.00.