Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 11-OCT-2018                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BH_FV010                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m  Mostly Cloudy   60   Yesterday's High  75                 
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Red 27s 
28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 32s 28.00 36s 30.00 40s 28.00-29.00 48s 26.00-28.00   
mostly 26.00-27.00 occas low as 24.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Red 36s   
36.00 40s 34.00 48s 34.00 15 kg containers SF Star Ruby 27s 32.00 32s          
30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 36s 30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 40s 30.00-31.00 mostly   
30.00 45s 30.00                                                                
---LEMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s 58.00   
Shprs Choice 95s 50.00-55.00 mostly 53.00 occas lower 115s 50.00-55.00 mostly  
53.00 occas lower 140s 50.00-55.00 mostly 53.00 occas lower 165s 53.00-55.00   
mostly 53.00 occas lower 200s 53.00-55.00 mostly 53.00 MX Marked Fancy 75s     
39.00-44.00 mostly 40.00-42.00 95s 40.00-46.00 mostly 40.00-42.00 occas higher 
115s 38.00-44.00 mostly 40.00-42.00 140s 42.00 17 kg cartons CL Marked Fancy   
75s 43.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 occas lower fr cond 25.00 95s 40.00-45.00   
mostly 40.00-42.00 115s 40.00-45.00 mostly 40.00-42.00 occas lower 140s        
38.00-45.00 mostly 40.00-42.00 occas lower Marked Choice 75s 32.00 115s        
30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 140s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 165s 32.00 18 kg        
containers AG Marked Fancy 95s offerings insufficient to quote                 
---LIMES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 9.00-10.00 mostly
9.00 42s 8.00 48s 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 54s 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 40 
lb cartons MX Seedless Type 150s 24.00-29.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 175s           
20.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 200s 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 occas high  
as 24.00 230s 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 occas high as 23.00 low as 14.00  
---MISC CITRUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon  
140 sz 36.00 4/5 bushel cartons DR Sour Orange irreg sz 23.00 10 lb cartons    
Repacked Enroute Meyer Lemon med 30.00 10 kg containers AU Blood Orange 56 sz  
50.00                                                                          
---ORANGES:  MARKET CHILE NAVEL 56S AND 88S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  7/10  
bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Valencia 56s no offerings 72s no offerings   
88s 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 fr cond 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 113s       
39.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 occas low as 37.00 138s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 Shprs
Choice Valencia 113s 38.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Hamlin 125s fr     
appear 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 15 kg cartons CL Navel 40s 24.00-28.00 mostly  
25.00-26.00 48s 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 56s 22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 72s
22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 88s 27.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 105s         
28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 113s 30.00 Cara Cara 48s 28.00 ord cond 12.00 72s     
28.00 ord cond 12.00 SF Navel 40s 32.00 48s 32.00 fr appear 25.00 56s 32.00 fr 
appear 25.00 72s 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 88s 30.00 fr cond 15.00 UR Navel Cara
Cara 48s 28.00 ord cond 12.00 72s 28.00 ord cond 12.00                         
---TANGERINES:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Fallglo 80s   
36.00 100s 36.00 120s 36.00 cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CL W. Murcott Afourer 24 
size 34.00-35.00 fineappear 45.00 one label few 28 size 35.00 PE W. Murcott    
Afourer 24 size fr cond 15.00 UR W. Murcott Afourer 24 size 38.00 10 kg cartons
PE Honey 80s 28.00                                                             

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids AG lge fr cond   
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 CD British Columbia lge 38.00 OR lge 40.00 PE   
lge 36.00 fineappear 42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00                            
---CRANBERRIES: OFFERINGS  LIGHT.   cartons 24 12-oz film bags MA Early Black  
28.00                                                                          
---MISC BERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids GU            
Blackberries med fr cond 15.00 flats 12 12-oz cups with lids CA Blackberries   
lge poor cond 4.00                                                             
---RASPBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA lge           
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 occas higher                                    
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 
16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 occas low as 12.00 ord cond 5.00-7.00 mostly    
6.00                                                                           

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET CALIFORNIA 9S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 cartons 
CA 9s 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 12s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 one label    
14.00 15s 20.00                                                                
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET STEADY.  2/3 cartons CA 5s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 fr   
cond 10.00 6s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 occas high as 22.00 fr cond 12.00-14.00 
mostly 13.00 8s no offering                                                    
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons DE Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 20.00 MX
Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 5s 35.00-38.00 mostly      
36.00-37.00 TX Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 20.00 24 inch bins per melon FL 
Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 4.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless
Type Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 6.50-7.00 20-24 lb avg 9.50 SC Red Flesh     
Seedless Type Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 5.50-7.50 mostly 6.50 TX Red Flesh  
Seedless Type Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 7.00                                

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET PA HONEYCRISP 72S - 88S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons
tray pack ME U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 80s 31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 88s 31.00-32.00  
100s 26.00 Cortland 80s 30.00-31.00 88s 30.00-31.00 U.S. One Mcintosh 125s     
17.00-18.00 138s 17.00-18.00 NH U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 88s 33.00 Cortland 88s     
33.00 Macoun 80s 38.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 88s 31.00 Mcintosh 80s 32.00 100s    
30.00 Macoun 72s 36.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 72s 24.00 80s 24.00 88s 24.00    
100s 24.00 Golden Delicious 64s 24.00 72s 21.00 80s 21.00 88s 21.00 100s 21.00 
125s 20.00 140s 20.00 Gala 72s 21.00 80s 21.00 88s 21.00 100s 21.00 PA U.S.    
ExFcy Red Delicious 88s 26.00 125s 24.00 Fuji 80s 36.00 88s 36.00 Gala 80s     
36.00 88s 36.00 Ginger Gold 88s 28.00 100s 27.00 125s 26.00 Honeycrisp 72s     
65.00 80s 65.00 88s 65.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s 34.00-38.00 mostly      
36.00-37.00 72s 35.00-38.00 mostly 35.00 occas low as 34.00 80s 34.00-36.00    
mostly 34.00-35.00 88s 35.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas lower as 31.00 100s
34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-37.00 113s 33.00 125s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 Golden 
Delicious 64s 38.00 72s 38.00 80s 38.00-42.00 mostly 41.00 88s 38.00-40.00     
mostly 40.00 100s 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 125s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 Fuji  
48s fineappear 38.00 56s fineappear 35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 64s         
fineappear 38.00 72s 38.00 80s 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 occas high as    
38.00 fineappear 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 88s 32.00 fineappear 36.00-38.00     
mostly 37.00 100s 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 fineappear 34.00 113s fineappear    
33.00 125s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 Granny Smith 64s fineappear 48.00 72s      
32.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 occas high as 38.00 fineappear 42.00-46.00      
mostly 43.00-44.00 80s 32.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 occas high as 38.00      
fineappear 42.00-44.00 mostly 43.00 88s 31.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 occas   
low as 30.00 fineappear 40.00 100s 28.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-33.00 occas high as
38.00 113s 27.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 occas high as 35.00 125s 27.00-32.00 
mostly 28.00-29.00 occas high as 36.00 Gala 72s 38.00 fineappear 42.00-46.00   
mostly 45.00 80s 38.00 fineappear 40.00-46.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 occas lower   
88s fineappear 37.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 occas 44.00 100s fineappear      
36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 occas high as 42.00 low as 35.00 113s           
34.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 125s fineappear 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00        
Honeycrisp 56s 32.00 64s 32.00 72s 75.00-78.00 mostly 76.00-77.00 fineappear   
92.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 88s fineappear 54.00 100s 48.00 U.S. One Braeburn  
72s 36.00 80s 36.00 88s 36.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 2   
1/2" min 24.00 U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" up 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 WA WAExFcy 
Granny Smith 2 1/2" up 26.00 2 1/2" min 26.00 Gala 2 1/2" up 28.00 bushel      
cartons loose NH No Grade Marks Gala No Size Marks 22.00 Mcintosh No Size Marks
20.00 Cortland No Size Marks 20.00 Honeycrisp No Size Marks 45.00 Macoun No    
Size Marks 28.00 one label 38.00 Mutsu/Crispin No Size Marks 22.00 1/2 bushel  
cartons NY No Grade Marks Crab Apples No Size Marks 22.00 18 kg cartons tray   
pack CL Granny Smith 80s offerings insufficient to quote Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 
80s 44.00 100s 48.00 NZ Braeburn 80s 32.00-35.00 mostly 33.00 occas 28.00 90s  
30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00                                                       
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer DR Various Greenskin Varieties   
18s 32.00 FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 14s 35.00 18s 32.00 MX Hass 
32s 45.00-48.00 mostly 46.00-47.00 occas high as 50.00 36s 45.00-50.00 mostly  
48.00 fr qual 38.00 40s no offerings 48s 35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas  
low as 32.00 high as 42.00 fr qual 32.00 60s 28.00-31.00 mostly 29.00-30.00    
occas higher fr qual 28.00 PE Hass 40s ord cond 5.00-10.00 mostly 7.00-8.00    
cartons 1 layer FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 12s 16.00-17.00 mostly
17.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 47.00    
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons containerized CB lge 16.00-18.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 CR lge 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 EC lge 15.00-18.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 40 lb cartons institutional pack EC petite 16.00-18.00      
mostly 17.00-18.00 HD petite 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 15 lb cartons EC   
Baby sml 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00                                              
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Hosui 24s     
18.00-18.50 mostly 18.00 Shinko 16s 18.00 Cactus Pears Red 30s 16.00 11 lb     
cartons loose CA ExFcy Dates Medjool lge 60.00 cartons 1 layer FL Carambola -  
Star Fruit 25s 15.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 cartons 2 layer tray pack CA     
Quince Pineapple 32s 45.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups pitted CA Dates 43.00         
containers film wrapped CA Edible Flowers Mixed Blooms 96s 12.00 TW Edible     
Flowers Orchid-Dendrobium 50s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 96s 20.00-22.00 mostly  
20.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava giant 55.00                                       
---GRAPES:  MARKET STEADY.  19 lb containers bagged CA U.S. One Sugraone lge   
28.00 White Seedless Type exlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 Red Seedless lge      
22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 fr cond 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Black Seedless 
exlge 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 Red Globe exlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00-28.00  
Autumn King exlge 26.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 occas low as 24.00 Autumn     
Royal exlge 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 Scarlet Royal exlge 24.00-26.00 mostly    
25.00 occas low as 22.00 Sweet Celebration exlge 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00
MX Black Seedless exlge fr cond 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00                 
---GRAPES-BLACK JUICE:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb lugs CA Alicante 33.00-36.00     
mostly 33.00 Carignane 35.00-38.00 mostly 35.00 Zinfandel 39.00-41.00 mostly   
39.00-40.00 OLD VINE 40.00-43.00 MOSTLY 40.50                                  
---GRAPES-WHITE JUICE:  MARKET STEADY.  36 lb lugs CA Muscat 32.00-36.00 mostly
32.00 Thompson Seedless 32.00-35.00 mostly 32.00                               
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer CL Hayward 33s 9.00 36s 9.00 9 kg 
(19.8 lb) containers loose CL Hayward 25 sz 21.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 occas low 
as 20.00 27 sz 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 30 sz 22.00 33 sz 19.00-23.00    
mostly 20.00-21.00 occas high as 24.00 36 sz 20.00 NZ Hayward 22 sz 27.00 25 sz
32.00                                                                          
---MANGOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer BR Tommy Atkins 4s 8.00-9.00 mostly 
8.00 5s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 6s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 7s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00
8s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 9s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 10s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 40 
lb cartons EC Green Cooking Type 110.00 PR Green Cooking Type 110.00           
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh  
Varieties 40 sz 25.00 56 sz 25.00 eurotray CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties   
36s 25.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 36s 25.00                              
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type lge 28.00 GU   
Green Cooking Type lge 22.00 3.5 kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 9s no       
offerings 10s 16.00 35-40 lb cartons GU Tainung 10s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00   
12s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 MX Maradol Type 12s 18.00-20.00                   
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack ID U.S. Fcy Various   
Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s no offerings 48s no offering 1/2 bushel cartons ID  
U.S. Fcy Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 2 1/2"up no offerings eurotray CA      
Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 42s 25.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 44s     
25.00                                                                          
---PEARS:  MARKET WA BOSC 90S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons 
NY U.S. One Bartlett 2 3/4" up 31.00 Bosc 2 3/4" up 36.00 4/5 bushel cartons   
wrapped OR U.S. One Bartlett 70s 44.00 80s 42.00 90s 40.00 Bosc 80s fineappear 
56.00 90s fineappear 54.00 WA U.S. One Bartlett 70s 38.00-44.00 mostly         
38.00-39.00 80s 38.00-44.00 mostly 38.00 90s 36.00-42.00 mostly 36.00-37.00    
100s 34.00-40.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 occas lower 120s 30.00 135s no offerings   
150s no offerings D'Anjou 70s 42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 80s 36.00-43.00   
mostly 38.00-40.00 occas high as 45.00 90s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 occas low  
as 36.00 100s 36.00-38.00 mostly 38.00 occas low as 34.00 120s 34.00-38.00     
mostly 37.00 occas low as 30.00 135s 33.00 150s 32.00 Bosc 70s 40.00-42.00     
mostly 41.00 occas higher 80s 40.00-42.00 mostly 41.00 90s 40.00-42.00 mostly  
41.00 100s 44.00 no offerings 2/5 bushel cartons wrapped CA U.S. One Comice 35s
24.00 Seckel 99s 24.00 NY U.S. One Bosc 2" min no offerings OR U.S. One Comice 
35s 28.00 40s 28.00 45s 26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 ORExFcy Forelle 81s           
37.00-38.00 mostly 38.00 Seckel 99s 27.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 WA U.S. One Red   
D'Anjou 45s 24.00 Stark Crimson 40s 24.00                                      
---PERSIMMONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CA Fuyu 15s 29.00 Hachiya 20s
21.00 21s 21.00 24s 26.00 25s 26.00 25 lb cartons loose CA Fuyu 48 sz 29.00 50 
sz 29.00                                                                       
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 14.00-16.00    
mostly 15.00 6s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 occas high as 15.00 low as 10.00 7s   
12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas low as 10.00 8s 13.00-16.00 mostly 13.00  
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green 24.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 
EC Green 23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 GU Green 23.00 Yellow 25.00-28.00 mostly     
26.00-27.00                                                                    
---PLUMS:  MARKET STEADY.  28 lb cartons loose CA Various Black Varieties 20 sz
28.00 25 sz 34.00 30-35 sz 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 40-45 sz 28.00-30.00 
mostly 29.00 50-55 sz 22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 occas high as 28.00 60-65 
sz 24.00 Various Red Varieties 20 sz 28.00 30-35 sz 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00   
60-65 sz 24.00 ID U.S. One Empress 25 sz no offerings 45 sz no offerings 55 sz 
no offerings 65 sz no offerings OR U.S. One Empress 2 1/16" min offerings      
insufficient to quote CA Interspecific Type 30-35 sz 28.00                     
---POMEGRANATES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer CA Early Foothill 20s 30.00
26s 28.00 Early Wonderful 20s 34.00 30s 26.00 Smith/Angel Red 18s 34.00 26s    
34.00 Variety Not Marked 30s 30.00 32s 30.00                                   

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries lge 25.00-30.00  
mostly 27.00-28.00 occas low as 21.00 fr cond 15.00 poor cond 1.00             
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA lge ord cond 7.00-8.00 mostly  
7.00 flats 12 1/2-pt cups film wrapped MA lge 36.00                            
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 20.00-24.00      
mostly 22.00-23.00 occas low as 18.00 ord cond 4.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-6.00      

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 80s 40.00 Granny Smith
80s 54.00 Gala 88s 52.00                                                       
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons containerized CR lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00  
---GRAPES: 19 lb containers bagged CA U.S. One Sugraone exlge 29.00-30.00      
mostly 29.00 ord cond 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 Black Seedless exlge 29.00 Scarlet
Royal exlge 29.00 ord cond 8.00                                                
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bartlett 80s 50.00 Bosc 80s   
59.00