BC-USDA-Calif Fruit

3/3/2015 12:30 PM
By Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 03-MAR-2015
Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,
Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.
Phone: (213) 894-3077 Fax: (213) 894-2898
HC—FV010
WEATHER AT 7:00 A.M.: Clear 49
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 63
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL: 0.02"
CITRUS FRUITS
---GRAPEFRUIT: MARKET STEADY. 7/10 bushel cartons TX Texas Fancy Marked Rio
Star 23s 15.50-19.00 mostly 15.50-16.50 occas higher 27s 15.50-19.00 mostly
15.50-16.50 occas higher 32s 15.50-17.00 mostly 15.50-16.50 occas higher 36s
15.50-17.00 mostly 15.50-16.50 occas higher 40s 14.50-16.00 mostly 14.50-15.50
occas higher 48s 12.50-15.00 mostly 12.50-14.00 occas higher 56s 11.50-12.50
---LEMONS: MARKET STEADY. 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s
26.00-27.50 mostly 26.00-27.00 occas higher few second labels low as 24.00 95s
28.00-30.50 mostly 28.00-29.00 occas higher few second labels low as 26.00 115s
32.00-34.50 mostly 32.00-33.00 occas higher few second labels low as 26.00 140s
38.50-40.50 mostly 38.50-39.50 occas higher few second labels low as 30.00 165s
32.00-34.00 mostly 32.50-33.50 occas higher few second labels low as 28.00 200s
29.50-33.50 mostly 29.50-30.50 occas higher 235s 27.50-29.50 mostly 27.50-28.50
Shprs Choice 75s 22.50-23.50 some second labels 17.50-18.50 95s 23.00-24.50
mostly 23.00-24.00 some second labels 19.00-20.50 115s 26.50-27.50 some second
labels 20.00-21.50 140s 28.00-29.50 mostly 28.00-29.00 some second labels
23.50-24.50 165s 32.00-33.00 some second labels 22.00-28.50 200s 25.50-29.00
mostly 25.50-26.50 occas higher 235s 26.00-27.00 (one label)
---LIMES: OFFERINGS SEEDED TYPES LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 40 lb containers
MX Seedless Type 110s 22.00 fr appear 18.00-20.00 150s 22.00-26.00 mostly
24.00-26.00 occas higher fr appear 18.00-20.00 175s 26.00-30.00 mostly
26.00-28.00 occas higher fr appear 18.00-22.00 200s 26.00-30.00 mostly
26.00-28.00 occas higher fr appear 18.00-22.00 230s 26.00-29.00 mostly
26.00-28.00 fr appear 16.00-18.00 reusable plastic cntrs 18 2-lb mesh bags MX
Seeded Types 20.00 35-36 lb cartons MX Seeded Types 300s 19.00 500s 17.00-18.00
600s 16.00-17.00
---MISC CITRUS: MARKET STEADY. 1/2 cartons CA Blood Orange Moro 32s
25.00-26.00 44s 30.00-31.00 48s 30.00-31.00 68s 25.00-26.00 few low as 20.00
7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Pummelo 18s 16.00 10 lb cartons CA
Kumquats 22.00-25.00 few low as 20.00 Local Repack Meyer Lemon med 10.00-14.00
mostly 11.00-13.00 occas higher few low as 8.00 18 lb cartons CA Meyer Lemon
med 22.00
---ORANGES: OFFERINGS CARA CARA LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. 7/10 bushel cartons CA
Shprs 1st Grade Navel 40s 16.50-17.50 48s 20.50-24.00 mostly 20.50-22.00 occas
higher 56s 21.50-24.00 mostly 21.50-22.50 occas higher 72s 20.00-22.00 mostly
20.00-21.00 occas higher 88s 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas higher 113s
12.50-15.00 mostly 12.50-14.00 occas higher 138s 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.50
163s 11.50-12.50 Cara Cara 72s 33.00-34.00 Shprs Choice Navel 48s 11.50-14.00
mostly 11.50-12.50 one label higher 56s 11.50-14.00 mostly 11.50-12.50 few
15.00-16.00 occas higher 72s 11.50-14.00 mostly 11.50-12.50 few 15.00-16.00
occas higher 88s 11.50-15.00 mostly 11.50-12.50 one label higher 113s
11.50-14.00 mostly 11.50-12.50 one label higher 138s 11.50-13.00 mostly
11.50-12.50 Cara Cara 72s 22.00 MX No Grade Marks Valencia 88s 14.00-15.00 113s
15.00-16.00 138s 14.00-15.00 TX U.S. Combination Early Varieties 56s
21.00-22.00 64s 21.00-22.00 72s 16.50-20.00 mostly 16.50-17.50 occas higher 88s
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas higher 113s 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-17.00
occas higher 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel Cara Cara 36s 16.00-17.00 44s
15.50-16.50
---TANGELOS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade
Minneola 48s 18.00-19.00 56s 18.00-19.00 64s 16.00-17.00 125s 16.00-19.00
mostly 16.00-18.00 Shprs Choice Minneola 80s 16.00 100s 16.00
---TANGERINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Honey 80s
36.00-38.00 100s 32.00 1/2 bushel cartons CA Paige col 18.50-19.50 mam
18.50-19.50 jbo 18.50-19.50 lge 18.50-19.50 med 18.50-19.50 sml 18.50-19.50 w/
stems/leaves CA W. Murcott Afourer irreg sz 23.50-24.50 25 lb cartons CA W.
Murcott Afourer jbo 22.00-23.00 occas higher cartons 10 3-lb film bags CA W.
Murcott Afourer 28 size 29.50-30.50 one label high as 36.00 cartons 4 5-lb
containers CA W. Murcott Afourer 21 size 23.00-24.00
BERRIES
---BLUEBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. flats 12 4.4-oz cups with lids MX med-lge fr
cond 12.00-14.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Oxnard District California
med-lge 24.00 CL BOAT med-lge 18.00-20.00 poorer condition lower MX med-lge
22.00-24.00 few low as 20.00 occas higher fr cond 16.00-18.00 including a few
larger berry size
---MISC BERRIES: MARKET STEADY. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries
14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 one label occas higher poorer condition lower
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Oxnard
District California Red lge 26.00-28.00 (one label) ordinary appearance and
poorer condition lower
---STRAWBERRIES: MARKET 12 1-PINT BASKETS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS LOWER. Wide
range in quality, condition and appearance. flats 12 1-pt baskets CA Oxnard
District California med-lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 few including fair
condition low as 10.00 Salinas-Watsonville California med-lge fr cond
10.00-12.00 Santa Maria California 14.00 flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA
Oxnard District California med-lge 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 one label higher
Santa Maria California med-lge 10.50-12.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 fr cond 5.00-8.00
MX Baja District Mexico ord cond 3.00-4.00 flats 4 2-lb containers with lids CA
Oxnard District California med-lge fr cond 9.00
MELONS
---CANTALOUPS: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET HONDURAS 9S SLIGHTLY HIGHER,
OTHERS STEADY. 1/2 cartons CR BOAT 9s 16.00 12s ord cond 5.00-6.00 GU BOAT 9s
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas higher fr cond 10.00-12.00 12s 16.00-17.00
HD BOAT 9s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 12s 16.00-17.00 occas higher
oversized 1/2 cartons GU BOAT 9s (6 size) 15.00-16.00 HD BOAT 9s (6 size)
offerings insufficient to quote flat cartons CR BOAT 9s (6 size) 15.00
---HONEYDEWS: OFFERINGS OF OFFSHORE HONEYDEWS LIGHT. MARKET MEXICO 6S SLIGHTLY
HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY. 2/3 cartons CR BOAT 4s 6.50-7.00 GU BOAT 5s 10.00-12.00
6s 10.00-12.00 HD BOAT 5s fr cond 8.00-10.00 6s fr cond 8.00-10.00 MX 5s
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 fr qual 6.00-8.00 6s 9.00-12.00 mostly
10.00-11.00 fr qual 6.00-8.00 8s 8.00-9.00 occas higher/lower
---WATERMELONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. cartons per lb MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 5s
.38-.42 occas higher/lower 6s .35-.37
NON-CITRUS FRUITS
---APPLES: MARKET STEADY. cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 56s
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 occas higher fineappear 20.00 64s fineappear 20.00 72s
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 occas higher fineappear 20.00 80s 16.00-18.00 88s
16.00-18.00 occas higher fineappear 20.00 100s 16.00-18.00 occas higher/lower
113s 16.00-18.00 occas higher 125s 20.00-22.00 138s 22.00-23.00 163s
22.00-23.00 Golden Delicious 56s 20.00 64s 18.00-24.00 mostly 18.00-22.00
fineappear 26.00 72s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher fineappear
24.00-26.00 80s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher 88s 18.00-20.00
occas higher fineappear 22.00 100s 18.00-20.00 fineappear 22.00 113s
18.00-20.00 fineappear 22.00 125s 18.00-20.00 occas higher/lower fineappear
22.00 138s fineappear 22.00 Fuji 36s 16.00 48s 18.00-20.00 56s 18.00-20.00 few
high as 24.00 64s 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-23.00 few low as 15.00 72s
22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas higher/lower 80s 20.00-22.00 88s
22.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 100s 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-23.00 few low as
18.00 113s 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-23.00 125s 22.00-24.00 138s 23.00-25.00
163s 24.00-25.00 Granny Smith 56s 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 64s 18.00-22.00
mostly 20.00-22.00 72s 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occas higher 88s
22.00-25.00 occas higher few low as 15.00 100s 21.50-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00
few high as 28.00 few low as 15.00 113s 22.00-26.00 occas higher/lower 125s
20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00 few high as 28.00 138s 20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00 occas
higher 163s 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 occas higher Gala 56s 22.00-24.00 64s
20.00-24.00 few low as 17.00 72s 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 few low as
17.00 80s 20.00-22.00 few low as 17.00 88s 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 few
low as 17.00 100s 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 113s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00
occas higher/lower 125s 20.00-22.00 138s 20.00-24.00 163s 22.00-24.00 198S
26.00 Braeburn 72s 24.00 fineappear 33.00-35.00 100s 15.00 Rome 80s 16.00
Jonagold 64s 18.00 88s 18.00 113s 18.00 Ambrosia 72s 37.00 Cameo 72s 25.00
Honeycrisp 72s fineappear 55.00 88s 30.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 64s 38.00
fineappear 45.00 72s 38.00 U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 72s 10.00 Fuji 64s 15.00
72s 15.00-18.00 100s 15.00 Granny Smith 56s 15.00-18.00 occas higher/lower 64s
15.00-18.00 occas higher/lower 72s 15.00-18.00 80s 16.00 88s 18.00-20.00 100s
21.00-21.50 Gala 56s 20.00-22.00 64s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 88s
18.50-19.00 100s 18.50-19.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 56s 25.00 WAFcy Red
Delicious 72s 12.00 100s 18.00 163s 20.00 Golden Delicious 100s 20.00-22.00
Fuji 72s 18.00 100s 17.00-18.00 Gala 56s 20.00 80s 18.00-19.00 cartons 12 3-lb
film bags WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min 18.00-20.00 Golden Delicious 2
1/2" min 18.00 Fuji 2 1/2" min 22.00-24.00 occas lower Granny Smith 2 1/2" min
22.00-24.00 occas high as 25.00 Gala 2 1/2" min 20.00 occas high as 22.00
---AVOCADOS: MARKET STEADY. cartons 2 layer CA Hass 48s 41.00-45.00 mostly
42.00-44.00 60s 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 MX Hass 48s 40.00-42.00 occas
higher/lower 60s 30.00-34.50 mostly 30.00-33.00 cartons loose CA Hass 70s
28.00-29.00 84s 18.00-20.00 occas higher MX Hass 84s 18.00-20.00 occas lower
---BANANAS: MARKET STEADY. 40 lb cartons EC BOAT 22.00-23.00 few second
labels 19.00-20.00 GU BOAT 22.00-23.00 few second labels low as 20.00 HD BOAT
20.00 MX 17.00 40 lb cartons institutional pack EC BOAT petite 16.50-17.50
mostly 16.50-17.00 GU BOAT petite 16.50-17.50 mostly 16.50-17.00 20 lb cartons
CB BOAT Manzano 15.50-16.00 occas higher EC BOAT Red 12.00 GU BOAT Manzano
16.00 15 lb cartons EC BOAT Baby 10.00-12.00
---FRUITS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 11 lb cartons loose CA Dates Medjool jbo
36.00 lge 28.00-32.00 flat cartons EC AIR Pepino 12s 15.50 15s 15.50 16s 15.50
cartons 1 layer SK BOAT Apple Pears Singo 7s 18.00 8s 18.00 9s 18.00 11s 15.00
cartons 1 layer tray pack CA Kiwano 12s 45.00 NZ AIR Kiwano 12s 45.00 Passion
Fruit 28s 45.00 30-42s 45.00 cartons 2 layer CA Apple Pears Singo 36s 19.00 10
lb cartons CA Cherimoya 8s 40.00-46.00 10s 40.00-46.00 12s 40.00-46.00 14s
40.00-46.00 flats 12 8-oz containers with lids CL AIR Figs Black Mission 39.00
8.5 kg cartons wrapped CQ BOAT Apple Pears Fragrant 54s 24.00-28.00 few low as
22.50 18 kg containers wrapped CQ BOAT Apple Pears Yali 72s 24.00-28.00 mostly
24.00-26.00 occas higher 13 lb cartons MX Guava 14.00-15.00
---GRAPES: MARKET STEADY. 18 lb containers bagged CL BOAT Thompson Seedless
exlge 34.00-36.00 occas lower Sugraone exlge 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00 occas
higher/lower lge 22.00-28.00 mostly 24.00 occas higher sml-med 16.00-18.00
Flame Seedless exlge 28.00-34.00 mostly 28.00-32.00 occas larger berry size
higher lge 22.00-24.00 occas higher med 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00 Black Seedless
exlge 34.00-38.00 mostly 34.00-36.00 PE Red Globe exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly
20.00 occas higher BOAT Sugraone exlge 28.00 occas higher
---KIWIFRUIT: OFFERINGS LIGHT. flats 1 layer Local Repack Hayward 27s 10.00
33s 8.00 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose IT Hayward 25 sz 24.00-26.00 occas
higher 27 sz 22.00-23.00 occas higher 36 sz 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00
occas higher 39 sz 18.00-19.00
---MANGOES: OFFERINGS OF GOOD CONDITION PERU KENT VERY LIGHT. MARKET ATAULFO
12S AND 14S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. flats 1 layer MX Haden 7s 7.00-9.00
mostly 8.00 8s 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 9s 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 10s 7.00-8.50
Ataulfo 12s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 one label 12.00-13.00 14s 8.00-9.00 mostly
8.00-8.50 few 9.50-10.00 one label 11.50 16s 7.50-8.00 one label 10.00-10.50
18s 7.00-7.50 20s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 poorer condition all sizes lower PE
BOAT Kent 8s 7.00-8.00 ord cond 3.00-5.00 9s 7.00-8.00 ord cond 3.00-5.00
---NECTARINES: MARKET STEADY. cartons 2 layer tray pack CL BOAT Various
Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 few low as 16.00 Various
White Flesh Varieties 40s 22.00-24.00 44s 20.00-22.00 9 kg containers loose CL
BOAT Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 56 sz 18.00-19.00 60 sz 14.00-16.00 mostly
14.00-15.00 64 sz 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 Various White Flesh Varieties
64 sz fr cond 16.00-18.00
---PAPAYA: MARKET STEADY. 10 lb cartons HI AIR Solo Type Yellow Flesh 9s
20.00-23.00 occas higher 10s 18.00-22.50 occas higher 11s 18.00-22.50 occas
higher/lower 35 lb cartons MX Green Cooking Type 17.00-21.00 30-35 lb cartons
MX Maradol Type 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 occas higher few second labels
low as 13.00
---PEACHES: MARKET STEADY. cartons 2 layer tray pack CL BOAT Various Yellow
Flesh Varieties 40s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 44s 18.00 Various White
Flesh Varieties 48s 18.00-20.00 9 kg containers loose CL BOAT Various Yellow
Flesh Varieties 60 sz 14.00-16.00 occas higher 64 sz 14.00-16.00
---PEARS: OFFERINGS SUMMER BARTLETT LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. 4/5 bushel cartons
wrapped OR U.S. One Bosc Golden 110s 27.00-29.00 WA U.S. One D'Anjou 60s
22.50-23.50 80s 30.00 occas lower 90s 30.00 100s 30.00 110s 28.00-30.00 occas
higher 120s 27.00-29.00 occas lower Bosc 80s 30.00-32.00 few low as 28.00 90s
30.00-32.00 110s 27.00-29.00 120s 27.00-29.00 WAFcy Bosc 90s few 22.50 100s
22.00 2/5 bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Comice 40s 18.00 45s 18.00 WA U.S.
One Red D'Anjou 40s 18.00-19.00 45s 18.00-19.00 WAExFcy Forelle 81s 24.00 90s
27.00 Seckel 117s 19.00 18 kg containers wrapped CL BOAT Summer Bartlett 110s
33.00 18 kg cartons tray pack CL BOAT Summer Bartlett 80s 39.00 90s 37.00
---PINEAPPLES: MARKET STEADY. cartons 1 layer CR BOAT golden ripe 5s 14.00 6s
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 few second labels low as 13.00 7s 14.00-16.00
mostly 15.00-16.00 few second labels low as 13.00 MX golden ripe 5s 13.00 6s
13.00 occas higher 7s 13.00 occas higher SF Baby Type 10s 28.00 12s 28.00
---PLANTAINS: MARKET STEADY. 50 lb cartons EC BOAT 22.00-24.50 mostly
22.00-24.00 occas higher GU BOAT 27.00 (one label)
---PLUMS: MARKET STEADY. cartons 2 layer tray pack CL BOAT Fortune 52s 18.00
60s fr cond 12.00-13.00 Larry Anne 36s 20.00 40s 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 44s
20.00 52s 18.00 Marked Lemon Plum 48s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas higher fr
cond 12.00-13.00 52s 18.00 56s 18.00 72s 14.00 Saphire 56s fr cond 12.00-14.00
9 kg containers loose CL BOAT Blackamber 50 sz fr cond 10.00-12.00 60 sz fr
cond 10.00-12.00 64 sz fr cond 10.00-12.00 70 sz fr cond 10.00-12.00 Fortune 64
sz 14.00 Saphire 50 sz fr cond 12.00 60 sz fr cond 12.00 cartons 2 layer tray
pack CL BOAT Interspecific Type Dapple Dandy 44s 18.00
ORGANIC
NON-CITRUS FRUITS
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons EC BOAT 24.00-25.50 GU BOAT 23.00 PE BOAT 24.00


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