BC-USDA-Calif Fruit

3/31/2015 12:00 PM
By Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 31-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.: Overcast 59
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 78
CITRUS FRUITS
---GRAPEFRUIT: OFFERINGS CALIFORNIA FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. 7/10 bushel
cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Rio Red 27s 17.00-18.00 occas high as 20.00 32s
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 40s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 Shprs Choice Rio Red 23s
13.50 27s 13.50 36s 13.50 40s 13.50 TX Texas Fancy Marked Rio Star 23s
18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher 27s 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00
occas higher 32s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 36s 16.00-17.50 mostly 16.00-17.00
40s 15.50-17.00 mostly 15.50-16.50 48s 12.50-15.00 mostly 12.50-14.00 occas
higher
---LEMONS: MARKET STEADY. 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s
24.00-27.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 occas higher 95s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00
occas higher few second labels low as 26.00 115s 32.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00
occas higher/lower 140s 37.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 occas higher 165s
33.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 few second labels low as 29.00 200s 30.00-33.00
mostly 30.00-31.00 occas higher/lower 235s 28.00-29.00 Shprs Choice 75s
19.50-22.00 mostly 19.50-20.50 one label high as 23.00 95s 21.00-23.00 mostly
21.00-22.00 one label high as 24.00 occas lower 115s 22.50-26.00 mostly
22.50-24.00 one label high as 27.00 occas lower 140s 26.00-28.00 mostly
26.00-27.00 one label high as 29.00 occas lower 165s 27.00-29.00 mostly
27.50-28.50 one label 32.00-33.00 occas lower 200s 25.50-28.00 mostly
25.50-26.50 one label 29.00-30.00 235s 20.50-21.50 one label 26.00-27.00
---LIMES: OFFERINGS MODERATE. MARKET SEEDLESS TYPE LOWER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.
40 lb containers MX Seedless Type 110s 45.00-50.00 fr appear 40.00 150s
45.00-50.00 fr appear 40.00 175s 48.00-55.00 mostly 50.00-52.00 fr appear
40.00-45.00 200s 47.00-55.00 mostly 50.00-52.00 fr appear 40.00-45.00 230s
48.00-50.00 occas higher fr appear 38.00-40.00 250s 40.00 cartons 18 2-lb bags
MX Seeded Types 22.00 35-36 lb cartons MX Seeded Types 300s 22.00 500s
22.00-24.00 600s 18.00-20.00
---MISC CITRUS: MARKET STEADY. 1/2 cartons CA Blood Orange Moro 44s 20.00 48s
20.00-22.00 one label 25.00-26.00 10 lb cartons CA Kumquats 20.00-21.00 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 AND VALENCIA VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. 7/10
bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 40s 16.50-17.50 48s 18.50-20.50 mostly
18.50-19.50 occas higher 56s 19.00-21.50 mostly 19.00-20.00 occas higher 72s
18.00-21.50 mostly 19.00-20.00 88s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas higher
few low as 14.00 113s 17.00-18.50 mostly 17.50-18.50 few low as 16.00 138s
15.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 163s 13.00-14.00 Shprs Choice Navel 48s
10.50-12.00 mostly 10.50-11.50 one label 14.50-15.50 56s 12.00-15.50 mostly
12.00-14.00 72s 12.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 one label high as 16.00 88s
12.00-15.50 mostly 12.00-14.00 one label high as 16.50 113s 12.00-14.00 mostly
12.00-13.00 few 15.00-16.00 one label high as 17.00 138s 13.00-14.50 mostly
13.00-14.00 one label high as 15.50 Valencia 88s 17.50-18.50 113s 16.50-17.50
MX No Grade Marks Valencia 88s 13.00-14.00 113s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00
138s 13.00-14.00 TX U.S. Combination Valencia 72s 18.50-21.00 mostly
18.50-19.50 occas higher 88s 18.50-21.00 mostly 18.50-19.50 occas higher 113s
18.50-21.00 mostly 18.50-19.50 occas higher 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade
Navel Cara Cara 28s 19.00-20.00 36s 18.50-19.50
---TANGELOS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade
Minneola 64s 19.00-20.00 125s 18.00-19.00 Shprs Choice Minneola 64s 17.00 80s
17.00 100s 17.00
---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 15.00-16.00 med
11.00-12.00 sml 11.00-12.00 Pixie jbo 40.00-41.00 lge 40.00 w/ stems/leaves CA
W. Murcott Afourer irreg sz 23.00-24.50 mostly 23.00-24.00 25 lb cartons CA
Golden Nugget jbo 22.00-23.00 Tahoe Gold lge 23.00-24.00 W. Murcott Afourer jbo
22.00-23.00 cartons 10 3-lb film bags CA W. Murcott Afourer 20 size 30.50-31.50
one label 36.00 cartons 4 5-lb containers CA W. Murcott Afourer 20 size
19.00-20.00 occas higher cartons AZ Honey jbo 11.00-12.00 (packed in a 7/10
bushel cartons) lge 11.00-12.00 (packed in a 7/10 bushel cartons)
BERRIES
---BLUEBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA lge 30.00 CL
BOAT med-lge 16.00-18.00 occas high as 20.00 fr cond 10.00-14.00 poorer
condition lower MX lge 36.00 (one label) fr cond 18.00-20.00 few low as 16.00
med-lge fr cond 12.00-14.00
---MISC BERRIES: MARKET STEADY. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries
lge 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 one label higher
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Red lge
26.00-28.00 (one label)
---STRAWBERRIES: MARKET STEMS STEADY, OTHERS HIGHER. flats 12 1-pt baskets CA
Oxnard District California 8.00-10.00 Salinas-Watsonville California med-lge
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 fr appear 8.00-10.00 Santa Maria California med-lge
11.00-12.00 few high as 14.00 flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA Oxnard
District California med-lge 7.00-8.00 one label higher fr cond 5.00-6.00 poorer
condition lower Salinas-Watsonville California med-lge 10.00-12.00 Santa Maria
California med-lge 9.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 fr cond 6.00-8.00 flats 4 1-lb
containers with lids CA Oxnard District California With Stems exlge 14.00-16.00
mostly 14.00 Salinas-Watsonville California With Stems exlge 14.00-18.00 mostly
16.00
MELONS
---CANTALOUPS: MARKET LOWER. 1/2 cartons CR BOAT 12s 12.00-14.00 mostly
12.00-13.00 GU BOAT 9s 13.00-14.00 occas higher 12s 13.00-14.00 occas
higher/lower HD BOAT 9s one label 15.00-16.00 12s one label 13.00-15.00
oversized 1/2 cartons CR BOAT 9s (6 size) 12.00-14.00 GU BOAT 9s (6 size)
12.00-14.00 occas higher HD BOAT 9s (6 size) one label 15.00-16.00
---HONEYDEWS: OFFERINGS HONDURAS LIGHT. MARKET MEXICO HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.
2/3 cartons HD BOAT 5s 15.00 occas higher 6s 14.00-15.00 occas higher 8s 14.00
MX 5s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 one label high as 16.00 6s 13.00-15.00
mostly 14.00-15.00 one label high as 16.00 8s 14.00-15.00
---WATERMELONS: OFFERINGS RED FLESH SEEDLESS MINIATURE LIGHT. MARKET RED FLESH
SEEDLESS TYPE CARTONS 5S/6S AND 8S SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. cartons per
lb MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s .43-.44 5s .43-.45 occas higher fr qual .34 6s
.40-.45 mostly .42-.43 occas higher 8s .40-.42 flat cartons GU BOAT Red Flesh
Seedless Miniature 6s 16.00-17.00 occas higher 24 inch bins per lb MX Red Flesh
Seedless Type 45s .35-.37 80s .24-.27
NON-CITRUS FRUITS
---APPLES: MARKET STEADY. cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 56s
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 occas higher fineappear 18.00 64s 15.00 fineappear
18.00 72s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 occas higher fineappear 18.00 80s
16.00-18.00 88s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher fineappear 20.00 100s
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher/lower fineappear 20.00-22.00 113s
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 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 16.00-20.00
mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher fineappear 22.00 100s 16.00-20.00 mostly
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 48s 18.00-20.00
fineappear 23.00-25.00 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 100s 18.00-24.00 mostly
20.00-23.00 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 few low as 22.00 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
fineappear 27.00 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 56s 14.00 64s
14.00 72s 22.00-24.00 few low as 14.00 fineappear 33.00-35.00 100s 15.00 Rome
80s 16.00 Jonagold 64s 15.00-18.00 88s 18.00 113s 18.00 Ambrosia 72s 37.00
Cameo 72s 25.00 Honeycrisp 88s 30.00 100s 28.00 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 72s 20.00
88s 18.50-19.00 100s 18.50-19.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 56s 25.00 WAFcy Red
Delicious 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 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 88s
18.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min 18.00-20.00
occas high as 22.00 Golden Delicious 2 1/2" min 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 Fuji 2
1/2" min 22.00-24.00 few low as 20.00 Granny Smith 2 1/2" min 22.00-24.00 occas
higher/lower Gala 2 1/2" min 20.00 occas high as 22.00 2 1/4" min 15.00
---AVOCADOS: MARKET STEADY. cartons 2 layer CA Hass 48s 40.00-43.00 mostly
40.00-42.00 60s 32.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 MX Hass 48s 40.00-41.00 occas
higher 60s 28.00-31.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 cartons loose CA Hass 70s
insufficient offerings to quote 84s 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 MX Hass 70s
fr cond 23.00 84s 16.50-18.00 occas higher
---BANANAS: MARKET STEADY. 40 lb cartons EC BOAT 19.00-20.50 mostly
19.00-20.00 few second labels 17.00-18.00 GU BOAT 19.00-20.50 mostly
19.00-20.00 few second labels 17.00-18.00 MX 15.00 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 HD BOAT petite 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. cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Shinko 9s
8.00 11 lb cartons loose CA Dates Medjool lge 28.00-32.00 occas higher flat
cartons EC AIR Pepino 16s 15.50-16.00 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 11s
44.00-45.00 12s 44.00-45.00 NZ AIR Passion Fruit 28s 39.00 30-42s 39.00 Yellow
28s 50.00 30-42s 50.00 flats 1 layer CA Feijoa 30-32s 35.00 34-36s 35.00 NZ AIR
Feijoa 38s 40.00 39s 40.00 30-32s 40.00 34-36s 40.00 Figs Brown Turkey 25s
50.00 28s 50.00 30s 50.00 cartons 2 layer CA Apple Pears Singo 36s 19.00-20.00
8 lb cartons TW Carambola - Star Fruit 9s 18.00 10s 18.00 12s 18.00 13s 18.00
occas higher for all counts 10 lb cartons CA Cherimoya 8s 50.00 10s 50.00 12s
50.00 14s 50.00 flats 12 8-oz containers with lids CL AIR Figs Black Mission
42.00-44.00 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 14.00-16.00
16 lb cartons MX Guava 22.00
---GRAPES: MARKET STEADY. 18 lb containers bagged CL BOAT Thompson Seedless
exlge 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occas larger size globe high as 35.00 lge
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher med-lge 14.00-18.00 mostly
14.00-16.00 few low as 12.00 Sugraone exlge 24.00-28.00 mostly 24.00-26.00
occas higher few low as 22.00 lge 18.00-22.00 occas higher/lower Flame Seedless
med 15.00-18.00 occas higher/lower Royal Red Seedless exlge 28.00-30.00 Crimson
Seedless exlge 26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 lge 22.00-26.00 mostly
22.00-24.00 occas higher Black Seedless exlge 28.00 occas higher/lower PE Red
Globe exlge 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occas higher
---KIWIFRUIT: OFFERINGS LIGHT. flats 1 layer Local Repack Hayward 27s 10.00
33s 8.00 flats 12 4.4-oz cups with lids NZ AIR Kiwi Berries (Baby Kiwi) 34.00 9
kg (19.8 lb) containers loose IT Hayward 25 sz 24.00-26.00 occas higher 27 sz
22.00-23.00 few high as 26.50 36 sz 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 occas higher
39 sz 18.00-19.00 occas higher NZ BOAT Hayward 25 sz 27.50 36 sz 25.50
---MANGOES: MARKET MEXICO ATAULFO 18S AND 20S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
flats 1 layer GU BOAT Ataulfo 12s 6.00 occas higher 14s 6.00 occas higher 16s
6.00 occas higher 18s 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 occas higher 20s 5.00-6.00
occas higher poorer condition all sizes lower MX Haden 9s fr cond 6.00-6.50
Tommy Atkins 6s 7.50-8.50 mostly 8.00 7s 7.50-8.50 mostly 7.50-8.00 occas
higher 8s 7.50-8.50 mostly 7.50-8.00 occas higher 9s 7.50-8.00 10s 7.00-7.50
mostly 7.00 12s 6.50 Ataulfo 12s 7.00-8.00 14s 6.50-8.00 mostly 6.50-7.50 16s
6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00-7.00 occas higher 18s 5.50-7.00 mostly 6.00 occas higher
20s 5.50-6.50 24s 5.00-6.00 poorer condition all sizes lower
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. cartons 2 layer tray pack CL BOAT Various
Yellow Flesh Varieties 36s 20.00-22.00 40s 20.00-22.00 9 kg containers loose CL
BOAT Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 64 sz 13.00-15.00 occas lower
---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 offerings insufficient to
quote 30-35 lb cartons MX Maradol Type 13.50-17.00 mostly 15.00 few high as
18.00
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. cartons 2 layer tray pack CL BOAT Various
Yellow Flesh Varieties 44s 22.00
---PEARS: MARKET STEADY. 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One D'Anjou 60s
22.50-23.50 80s 30.00 occas lower 90s 30.00 100s 30.00 few low as 26.00 110s
28.00-30.00 occas higher 120s 27.00-29.00 occas lower Bosc 120s 27.00-29.00
135s 24.00 WAFcy Bosc 70s 23.00 110s 20.00 135s 20.00 2/5 bushel cartons
wrapped WA U.S. One Red D'Anjou 40s 18.00-19.00 45s 18.00-19.00 WAExFcy Seckel
117s 19.00 18 kg containers wrapped AG BOAT Williams 80 sz 44.00 90 sz 36.00
100 sz 34.00 CL BOAT Summer Bartlett 120 sz holdovers 14.00 Burre Bosc 80 sz
33.00 90 sz 33.00
---PINEAPPLES: MARKET STEADY. cartons 1 layer CR BOAT golden ripe 5s
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 6s 14.00-16.00 occas higher 7s 14.00-16.00 occas
higher MX golden ripe 5s 14.00 6s 14.00 occas higher/lower 7s 14.00 occas
higher/lower SF Baby Type 8s 28.00 10s 28.00 12s 28.00
---PLANTAINS: MARKET STEADY. 50 lb cartons CB BOAT 28.00 (one label) EC BOAT
23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 GU BOAT 26.00-27.00
---PLUMS: MARKET STEADY. cartons 2 layer tray pack CL BOAT Angeleno 36s
24.00-26.00 Larry Anne 36s 24.00-26.00 40s 20.00 occas higher 52s 18.00 9 kg
containers loose CL BOAT Angeleno 56 sz 20.00 60 sz 20.00 Autumn Pride 60 sz
16.00-18.00 Larry Anne 60 sz 16.00-18.00
ORGANIC
NON-CITRUS FRUITS
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons EC BOAT 23.00-24.50 occas higher PE BOAT 23.00


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