National Shipping Point Trends Report - Fruit
WASHINGTON, DC 12-FEBRUARY-2019   
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 January 26, February 02, and 09, 2019 in that order in thousand 
hundredweight (cwt) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for 
the period February 10-23, 2019. Prices are for Monday, February 11, 2019 
compared to Monday, February 04, 2019. 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 17*-125-0---Imports via boat. PORTS OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA.  Movement expected about 
the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. 
flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags 20 sz-24 sz mostly 22.00,
28 sz mostly 20.00-22.00, 32 sz 18.00-20.00. *revised. 
---GRAPEFRUIT
   FLORIDA---Shipments 66-75-71 (includes export 37-38-39)---Prices not 
reported. *For weeks ending January 5, January 12 and January 19 in that 
order.
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 52-54-49---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading 48-56s moderate, others fairly active. 
Prices generally unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Marked Rio Star Texas 
Fancy 23s mostly 26.98-28.50, 27s 26.50-26.98, 32s 24.00-24.95, 36s 
22.50-24.98, 40s 15.50-16.00, 48s 12.50-14.98, 56s 11.50-13.98; Texas 
Choice 23-27s mostly 20.00-22.98, 32s 18.00-18.98, 36s mostly 16.00-
18.98, 40s mostly 13.98-14.00, 48s mostly 12.00-12.98, 56s mostly 10.00-
11.98. Quality generally good. 
---LEMONS
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Fairly Heavy--
-Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Shippers First Grade 75s mostly 28.95-
33.98, 95s mostly 29.95-32.98, 115s mostly 28.95-31.98, 140s mostly 
27.95-29.98, 165s mostly 25.95-27.98, 200s mostly 23.95-26.98, 235s 
mostly 21.95-24.98; Shippers Choice 75s mostly 20.95-23.98, 95s mostly 
19.98-23.98, 115s mostly 20.95-23.98, 140s mostly 19.95-22.98, 165s 
mostly 22.95-25.98, 200s mostly 21.95-23.98, 235s mostly 18.95-21.98; 
ORGANIC Shippers First Grade 75s mostly 34.30-38.98, 95s mostly 35.30-
38.98, 115s mostly 34.30-37.98, 140s 30.30-35.98, 165s mostly 28.30-
34.98; Shippers Choice 95-140s mostly 23.30-28.98.Some precipitation was 
received in the growing areas February 10. 
---LIMES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 220-154-167---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. 
Prices higher. 40 pound cartons Seedless type 110s mostly 13.00-15.00, 
150s mostly 15.00-16.00, 175-230s mostly 19.00-21.00, 250s mostly 17.00-
19.00. Quality and condition variable. 
---MISCELLANEOUS CITRUS
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---MINNEOLA TANGELOS---
Shipments Moderate---Movement expected about the same. Supplies 56-64s 
light, 80s fairly light. Trading moderate. Prices Shippers First Grade 
125-150s and Choice 100-150s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 
7/10 bushel cartons Minneola; Shippers First Grade 56-80s mostly 23.95-
24.98, 100s mostly 18.95-18.98, 125s mostly 16.95-17.98, 150s mostly 
14.95-15.98, Shippers Choice 56-80s mostly 16.95-18.98, 100s mostly 
15.95-16.95, 125s mostly 14.95-15.98, 150s 12.95-14.98. Some 
precipitation was received in the growing areas February 10. 
   FLORIDA---TANGELOS---Shipments 5-11-8 (includes export 0-0-0)---Prices not 
reported. *For weeks ending January 5, January 12 and January 19 in that 
order. TANGERINES---Shipments 21-20-25 (includes export 1-1-1)---Prices not 
reported. *For weeks ending January 5, January 12 and January 19 in that 
order.
---ORANGES
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Fairly Heavy--
-Movement expected about the same. Supplies 48s light, 56s fairly light. 
Trading export active, domestic moderate. Prices Shippers First Grade 48s 
and Choice 72s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10 bushel 
cartons Navel Shippers First Grade 48s mostly 20.95-22.98, 56s mostly 
19.95-22.98, 72s mostly 14.95-17.98, 88s mostly 11.95-13.98, 113s mostly 
9.95-10.98, 138s mostly 8.95-9.50; Shippers Choice 48-56s mostly 13.95-
15.98, 72s mostly 12.95-14.98, 88s mostly 10.95-11.98, 113s mostly 9.00-
9.98, 138s mostly 7.50-8.98; ORGANIC Shippers Grade 56s mostly 28.95-
32.98, 72-88s mostly 26.95-30.98, 113s 24.95-28.98; Shippers Choice 72s 
mostly 20.95-24.98, 88s mostly 18.95-22.98. Some precipitation was 
received in the growing areas February 10.
   FLORIDA---Shipments 50-59-47 (includes export 2-5-4)---Prices not 
reported. *For weeks ending January 5, January 12 and January 19 in that 
order.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 14-31-24---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly 
slow. Prices 72-88s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10 
bushel cartons Valencia No Grade Marks 72-88s 10.95-11.95, 113s mostly 
12.95-13.95, 138s 10.95-12.95. Quality generally good.
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 25-26-20---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10 
bushel cartons Early Varieties U.S. Combination 48s 12.50-14.00, 56s 
mostly 16.00-16.98, 64s 16.00-16.98, 72s 16.50-16.98, 88s mostly 16.50-
18.98, 113-138s mostly 21.98-23.50; Texas Choice 48s 10.00-11.25, 
56s mostly 12.00-14.25, 64s 14.00-15.95, 72s 14.25-16.00, 
88s mostly 17.98-18.00, 113s mostly 20.98-21.25, 138s mostly 18.00-20.98. 
Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. 
Quality generally good. 
    BERRIES
---BLUEBERRIES
   CHILE---Shipments 34-52-53---Imports via boat. Movement expected 
to continue seasonal decline. PORTS OF ENTRY MIAMI AREA: Trading 
fairly slow. Prices pints lower, others unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint 
cups with lids large 14.00-18.00, 12 6-ounce cups with lids large 
10.00-12.00, organic 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large 27.00-
28.00, 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly 18.00-22.00. Quality 
and condition variable.
   CHILE---Shipments 5-2-1----Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
continue seasonal decline. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA: Trading 
fairly slow. Prices pints lower, others unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint 
cups with lids large 14.00-18.00, 12 6-ounce cups with lids large 
10.00-12.00, organic mostly 18.00-20.00. Quality and condition 
variable.
   CHILE---Shipments 31-34-31--- Imports via boat. PORTS OF ENTRY LOS 
ANGELES AREA: Movement expected to continue seasonal decline. Trading 
slow. Prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 14.00-18.00, 
12 6-ounce cups with lids large 9.00-11.00, organic mostly 14.00-
18.00. Quality and condition variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
17-14-17---Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids 10.00-12.00. 
Quality variable.
   PERU---Shipments 6-5-5----Imports via boat. PORTS OF ENTRY 
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA: Movement expected to continue seasonal 
decline. Trading slow. Prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids 
large 18.00, 12 6-ounce cups with lids large 10.00-13.00. Quality and 
condition variable. 
   PERU---Shipments 4-7-7---Imports via boat. PORT OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA, MIAMI AND NEW YORK AREAS. Movement expected to begin 
seasonal decline. Trading slow. Prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups 
with lids large mostly 15.00-18.00, 12 6-ounce with cups with lids 
large 10.00-11.00. Quality and condition variable.
---MISCELLANEOUS BERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
34-30-32---Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices 
higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Blackberries mostly 12.00. 
Quality and condition variable. Many present shipments from prior 
bookings and/or previous commitments. 
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports **-**-**---Imports via air from 
Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices 
higher. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Cartons 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
mostly 13.00-14.00. **unavailable. 
---RASPBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
33-33-33--Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, 
late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups 
with lids mostly 20.00. Quality generally good. Many present shipments 
from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
---STRAWBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS DISTRICT---Crossings 149-161-200---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early very active, late 
moderate. Prices lower. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids 
small-medium mostly 16.00-18.00. Quality variable. Many present 
shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
   CENTRAL FLORIDA---Shipments 85-54-146---(includes organic 4-2-5)--- 
Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading conventional exceeds 
supply, organic active at slightly lower prices. Prices conventional 
generally unchanged, organic slightly lower. Includes palletizing and 
precooling. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 18.90. 
Organic flats 8 1 pound containers with lids medium mostly 30.90-32.90. 
Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA DISTRICT---Crossings 28-34-31---
Movement expected about the same. Offerings insufficient to establish 
a market. Quality and condition variable. Most present shipments from 
prior bookings and/or previous commitments. Harvest curtailed by rain 
and wet fields. F.O.B. to resume when volumes increase.
   OXNARD, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 25-41-10---Movement 
expected about the same. Supply light. Trading early very active, late 
active at lower prices. Prices lower. Flats 8 1-pound containers with 
lids medium mostly 18.00-20.00. Most shipments from prior bookings 
and/or previous commitments. Quality and condition variable.
    MELONS
---CANTALOUPES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 204*-151*-**---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica.  Movement expected to increase. Trading 
moderate. Prices unchanged. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 1/2 Cartons 9s 
10.95-11.50, 12s mostly 10.95-11.50, 15s 9.95-10.95. Oversized cartons 6s(5 
size) 8.50-9.00, 9s(6s size) mostly 10.95-11.50.   PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. 1/2 Cartons 9s 
11.50-12.50, 12s mostly 11.50-12.50, 9s(6s size) mostly 11.50-12.50.   
*revised. **unavailable.   
---HONEYDEWS
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 48*-38*-**---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica.  Movement expected to increase. Trading 
moderate. Prices lower. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 2/3 Cartons 5s mostly 
19.95-21.25, 6s mostly 18.95-20.95, 8s mostly 15.95-16.95. Oversized cartons 
5s(4 size) mostly 19.95-21.25.  *revised. **unavailable. 
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 13-13-6---
Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early active, late 
moderate. Supplies light. Prices 8s slightly lower, others lower. 2/3 
cartons 5-8s mostly 18.35. Quality variable.
---WATERMELONS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 80-100-90---
Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early moderate, late 
slow. Prices Miniature generally unchanged, others lower. Red Flesh 
Seedless type per pound cartons 4-5s mostly .38-.40, 6s mostly .36-.38; 
24 inch bins approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly .36-.38. Red Flesh 
Seedless Miniature carton 6s mostly 12.95, 8-9s mostly 13.50, 11s mostly 
10.95. Quality variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 76-105-77---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early very active, late active at lower 
prices. Supplies light and held in few hands. Prices lower. Red Flesh 
Seedless type per pound cartons 4-6s mostly .44. Quality variable.  
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 177*-88*-**---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala, Honduras, and Costa Rica.  Movement expected to increase. Trading 
active. Prices lower.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA.  Red Flesh Seedless Type 
Cartons 3s 20.00-22.00, 4s 24.00-26.00, 5s 24.00-26.00, 6s 19.00-22.00. 24 
inch bins 45s 270.00-290.00, 60s 240.00-260.00.   *revised.  **unavailable.
    OTHER FRUIT
---APPLES
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---Shipments 1159-1213-
1111(Includes Exports 314-375-319)---Movement expected about the same. 
Trading active. Prices Granny Smith 64s slightly higher, others generally 
unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack Red Delicious 64-100s 
mostly 17.00-19.00, 113s 16.00-19.00, 125s 17.00-19.00; Golden Delicious 
72-80s mostly 26.00-28.00, 88s mostly 24.00-28.00, 100s mostly 22.00-
26.00, 113s mostly 22.00-24.00; Fuji 64-80s mostly 20.00-24.00, 88s 
mostly 19.00-23.00, 100s mostly 18.00-22.00, 113s mostly 18.00-21.00; 
Granny Smith 64s mostly 28.00-30.00, 72-88s mostly 28.00-32.00, 100s 
mostly 27.00-29.00, 113s mostly 26.00-28.00; Gala 64s mostly 20.00-24.00, 
72-88s mostly 22.00-24.00, 100s 19.00-21.00, 113s 18.00-21.00, 125s 
18.00-20.00; Honeycrisp 56s mostly 42.00-46.90, 64s mostly 44.00-48.90, 
72-88s mostly 45.00-50.90, 100s mostly 38.00-42.90. Cartons 12 3-pound 
film bags 2 1/2-inch minimum Red Delicious mostly 18.00-20.90; Golden 
Delicious mostly 19.00-21.90, Fuji and Gala mostly 20.00-22.90, Granny 
Smith mostly 28.00-30.90, Honeycrisp mostly 38.00-42.90. ORGANIC carton 
tray pack Gala 72s mostly 28.00-32.00, 80s mostly 27.00-31.00, 88s mostly 
26.00-30.00, 100s 19.00-23.00, 113s mostly 20.00-22.00. Cartons 12 3-
pound film bags 2 1/2-inch minimum Gala mostly 25.00-29.00. Exports to 
(listed by volume in descending order) Mexico, Taiwan, India, Canada, 
Vietnam, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, China, 
Israel, Guatemala, Thailand, UAE, Colombia, Malaysia, Ecuador, El 
Salvador, Peru, Nicaragua, Honduras, UK, U.S. Possessions, Cambodia, 
Singapore, Jordan, Philippines, Qatar, Kuwait, Brunei Darussalam, Oman, 
Chile, Guadeloupe, Myanmar, Benin, Ethiopia, Trinidad-Tobago, Panama and 
Cape Verde.
   NEW YORK---Shipments 94-82-95---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 18.00-19.00; Fuji mostly 20.00-21.50; Gala mostly 
20.00-22.00; McIntosh mostly 18.00-22.00; Empire mostly 17.00-19.00; 
Cortland mostly 18.00-20.00. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy tray pack Fuji 80s-88s 
mostly 28.00-29.00; Gala 80s-88s mostly 28.00-29.00; McIntosh 80s-88s mostly 
25.00-28.00; Empire 80s-88s mostly 25.00-26.00; Cortland 72s-88s mostly 
25.00-26.00.
   MICHIGAN---Shipments 84-76-72---Movement expected about the same.  
Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. U.S. Extra Fancy cartons traypack 
Gala 100s 24.00-30.00, 138s 19.00-24.00, 163s 16.50-17.00, Mcintosh 
88s 25.00-30.00, Honeycrisp 80s mostly 60.00-67.00, Red Delicious 88s 
mostly 20.00-21.00, Golden Delicious 88s mostly 22.00-24.00, Jonagold 
80s 21.00-22.00, Fuji 100s 28.00-30.00, 12 3-pound filmbags 2 1/2-
inch minimum Gala mostly 20.00-22.00, Fuji 20.00-23.00, Red Delicious 
mostly 17.00-18.00, Jonathan 16.00-18.00, Golden Delicious mostly 
18.00-20.00, McIntosh 17.00-20.00, Honeycrisp mostly 40.00-45.00.  
   APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV)---Shipments 28-32-28---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 
traypack U.S. Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72s-88s mostly $21.00-22.00, 
100s $21.00-22.00, Golden Delicious 72s-88s mostly $25.00-26.00, 100s 
$25.00-26.00, Fuji 72s-88s mostly $30.00, Granny Smith 72s-88s 
$34.00-36.00, Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 80s-88s $30.00-34.00; cartons 12-
3 pound filmbags Red Delicious $19.00-20.00, Golden Delicious $20.00-
22.00, Fuji mostly $22.00-23.00, Granny Smith mostly $23.00, and Gala 
mostly $22.00-23.00. After a few days of unseasonably high 
temperatures, more normal temperatures returned current week and 
blanketed the District with snow and rain.    
   NEW ENGLAND---Shipments 5-4-6---Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Too few open market sales to establish a market. 
---AVOCADOS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 663-407-387---
Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading 32-70s fairly slow at 
higher prices, others fairly slow. Prices conventional 32-70s higher, 
84s and organic generally unchanged. cartons 2 layer Hass 32-40s 
mostly 22.25-23.25, 48s mostly 23.25-24.25, 60s mostly 24.25-25.25, 
70s mostly 23.25-25.25 and 84s mostly 18.25-19.25. ORGANIC cartons 2 
layer Hass 40-48s mostly 32.25-33.25, 60s mostly 33.25-34.25. Extra 
services included. 
    CARIBBEAN IMPORTS---Imports 22*-16*-**---Imports from the Dominican 
Republic. Movement expected to increase. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 2-layers 16s-24s Various green 
skin varieties mostly 22.00-24.00. Quality good.    *revised. **unavailable.
---GRAPES, TABLE
   CHILE---Imports 77-166-167---Imports via boat. CHILE IMPORTS - 
PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Movement expected about the
same.  Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 
18 lb containers bagged White Seedless Type jbo mostly 27.00-28.00, 
exlge mostly 26.00, lge mostly 24.00-26.00 Red Seedless exlge 
mostly 24.00-26.00, lge mostly 22.00-24.00, med 20.00-22.00.
Black Seedless exlge 24.00-26.00, lge mostly 22.00.
   CHILE ---IMPORTS 44-51-3---Imports via boat.  CHILE IMPORTS-
PORT OF ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA. Movement exptect about the same.
Trading moderate. Market unchanged. 18 lb containers bagged 
Sugraone jbo 32.00-34.00, exlge 30.00-32.00, lge 28.00-30.00 
Red Seedless exlge 30.00-32.00, lge 28.00-30.00, med 26.00-28.00. 
   PERU---Imports 4-0-0---Imports via boat. PERU IMPORTS 
- PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA 
Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Red Globe 
lower, others generally unchanged. 18 lb containers bagged White Seedless 
Type jbo 28.00, exlge mostly 26.00-28.00, lge 24.00-26.00, med 20.00-22.00, 
Crimson Seedless exlge 24.00-26.00, lge 22.00-24.00, med 20.00-22.00 Red 
Seedless exlge mostly 24.00, lge 22.00-24.00, med 18.00-20.00 Red Globe 
jbo mostly 18.00-20.00, exlge mostly 18.00, lge mostly 16.00. 
---KIWIFRUIT
   CENTRAL AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS CALIFORNIA---Shipments 24-26-*--- 
Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 9 kg 
(19.8lb) containers loose Hayward 25-27 size mostly 19.50-20.50, 30 
size mostly 19.50, 33 size mostly 18.50-19.50, 36 size mostly 18.50, 
39 size 17.50-18.50,42 size mostly 17.50, 45 size mostly 17.50. 
Precooling and palletization included. *shipments unavailable. 
   ITALY---Imports 8*-11-11--Imports via boat. ITALY 
IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK 
CITY AREA Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. 
Prices higher. 9-kilogram (19.8 pound) containers loose 
Hayward 27 sz 20.00-22.00, 30 sz 19.00-21.00, 33 sz 18.00-20.00, 36 sz 
17.00-19.00 39 sz 16.00-18.00, 42 sz 15.00-17.00. *revised
---MANGOES
    PERU---Imports 80*-95*-**---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA.  Trading 
moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat one layer Kent 7s-10s mostly 7.00-7.50. 
PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Movement expected to 
remain about the same. Prices unchanged. Flats one layer Kent 7s-10s 7.00-
7.50. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to remain about 
the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats one layer Kent 7s-10s 
mostly 7.00-7.50. *revised. **unavailable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 6-5-7---Movement 
expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient and in too few 
hands to establish a market. The first F.O.B. is expected to be issued by 
the week February 24. Quality and condition variable. FIRST REPORT
---NECTARINES
   CHILE---Imports 13-38-23---Imports via boat. CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF
ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Movement expected about the same.
Trading moderate. Prices lower. cartons/lugs 2 layer tray pack Various
Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s 18.00, 50s mostly 16.00. 9 kg 
containers loose Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 60-64 sz mostly 16.00. 
---PAPAYAS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 37-39-49---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. 
Prices slightly lower. 30-40 pound cartons Maradol type mostly 21.00-
23.00; 30-35 pound cartons Tainung mostly 21.00-23.00. Quality variable.  
    GUATEMALA and DOMINICAN REPUBLIC---Imports 81*-16-**---Imports via boat. 
Movement expected to remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 30-35 pounds Tainung Type 8s-14s 
15.00-17.00. Quality generally good.    *revised.  **unavailable.
    BRAZIL---Imports---55-5*-1---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 8.50-9.50. 
Quality generally good.   *revised.   
---PEACHES
   CHILE---Imports 16-11-15---Imports via boat. CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY
PHILADELPHIA AREA.  Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. 
Prices lower. cartons/lugs 2 layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 
40s mostly 18.00, 50s 16.00-18.00 9 kg containers loose Various Yellow Flesh 
Varieties 60-64 sz 16.00-18.00. 
---PEARS
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---Shipments 170-167-
167(Includes Exports 42-45-49)---Movement expected about the same. 
Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons wrapped Bartlett 
US One 70-80s mostly 24.00-28.90, 90s mostly 23.00-26.90, 100s mostly 
19.00-21.90, 110s mostly 17.00-19.90, 120s mostly 16.00-18.90, 135s 
mostly 15.00-17.90; D?Anjou 70-80s mostly 22.00-26.90, 90s mostly 22.00-
24.90, 100s mostly 20.00-23.90, 110-120s mostly 18.00-20.90, 135s mostly 
17.00-19.90; Bosc 70-90s 24.00-26.90, 100s mostly 18.00-20.90, 110s 
mostly 16.00-18.90, 120s 15.00-17.90. Exports to (listed by volume in 
descending order) Mexico, Canada, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, 
Ecuador, Costa Rica, U.S. Possessions, Trinidad-Tobago, Hong Kong, 
Nicaragua, Myanmar and Germany.
    CHILE---Imports 0-3*-6---Imports via boat. CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY
PHILADELPHIA AREA. Movement expected to increase seasonally.  Trading fairly 
slow. 18kg cartons tray pack Summer Bartlett 70 sz mostly 34.00-36.00, 
80 sz mostly 34.00-36.00, 90 sz mostly 30.00-32.00. *revised. 
---PINEAPPLES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 380*-378*-150---Imports via boat.  
Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica. PORTS OF 
ENTRY PHILADELPHIA. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer Golden 
Ripe 5-7s mostly 8.00-9.00 8s mostly 8.00. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-7s mostly 
8.00-9.00; 8s 7.00-8.00.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Trading 
moderate. Prices lower.  Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s-8s mostly 7.00. 
Quality good.  *revised.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 35-25-29---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 1 
layer Golden Ripe 5-7s 6.00-6.50, 8s mostly 6.00. Quality variable. 
---PLUMS AND PRUNES
   CHILE---Imports 2-15-33---Imports via boat. CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY
PHILADELPHIA AREA.  Movement expect about the same.  Trading moderate.
Prices lower. 2 layer tray pack Various Black Varieties 40s mostly 20.00, 
50s mostly 16.00, Various Red Varieties 40s mostly 20.00, 50s mostly 16.00. 
Primary varieties Saphire, Owen T, Black Amber.