National Shipping Point Trends Report - Fruit
WASHINGTON, DC 13-FEBRUARY-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 January 27, February 03, and 10, 2018 in 
that order in thousand hundredweight (cwt) or 100,000 pound units. 
Expected movement is for the period February 04-17, 2018. 
Prices are for Monday, February 12, 2018 compared to Monday, 
February 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-1-23-24---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK 
CITY AREA. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat cartons 10 3-pound mesh 
bags 20 thru 28 size mostly 24.00.
---GRAPEFRUIT
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 84-76-95---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 23-32s and Fancy 48s 
lower, Choice 40-48s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 7/10 
bushel cartons Marked Rio Star Texas Fancy 23s 18.00-19.95, 27s 19.35-
20.00, 32s 18.00-19.95, 36s mostly 18.35-19.45, 40s 16.00-17.95, 48s 
14.35-15.00, 56s mostly 15.00-15.95; Texas Choice 23-32s 13.00-13.10, 36s 
13.00-15.95, 40-56s 11.10-12.95.
   FLORIDA---Shipments 81-54-17 (includes export 53-33-4) ---Prices not 
reported. 
---LEMONS
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Moderate---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly 
slow. Prices First Grade 165-200s and Choice 140-165s generally 
unchanged, others slightly lower. 7/10 bushel cartons Shippers First 
Grade 75s mostly 36.80-38.80, 95s mostly 36.80-39.80, 115s mostly 36.80-
38.80, 140s mostly 35.78-38.80, 165s mostly 34.80-35.95, 200s mostly 
33.05-34.80, 235s mostly 28.80-30.80; Shippers Choice 75s mostly 27.80-
30.78, 95-115s 30.78-34.95, 140s mostly 32.80-33.95, 165s mostly 31.80-
34.80, 200s mostly 30.05-31.95, 235s mostly 26.80. ORGANIC 7/10 bushel 
cartons Shippers First Grade 95-140s 34.50-56.78.
---LIMES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 151-180-144---Movement 
expected to increase. Trading moderate. Supplies 110s heavy. Prices 150s 
and 200s slightly higher, 110s slightly lower, others generally 
unchanged. 40 pound cartons Seedless type 110s mostly 17.00-19.00, 150s 
mostly 20.00-22.00, 175s mostly 22.00-24.00, 200s mostly 23.00-24.00, 
230s mostly 22.00-24.00, 250s 20.00-22.00. Quality variable.
---ORANGES
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Moderate---
Movement of Navel expected about the same. Trading 72-138s fairly active, 
others moderate. Prices First Grade 113-138s and Choice 72-138s slightly 
higher, others generally unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Navel Shippers 
First Grade 40s mostly 16.78-17.80, 48s 19.80-20.95, 56s mostly 19.80-
20.78, 72s 20.80-22.95, 88s mostly 21.80-22.80, 113s 22.80-23.95, 138s 
mostly 22.78-22.80; Shippers Choice 48-56s mostly 16.80-17.80, 72s mostly 
18.78-18.80, 88s mostly 19.80-21.80, 113-138s 20.80-23.95. ORGANIC 7/10 
bushel cartons Navel Shippers First Grade 56-88s 26.95-37.78.
   FLORIDA---Shipments 41-47-38 (includes export 1-1-1) ---Prices not 
reported.
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 43-30-37---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading 64-72s active at slightly lower prices, 
others active. Prices 64-72s slightly lower, others 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; 
Texas Choice 64s 16.00-16.45, 88s 14.25-17.45, 113s 18.00-18.25.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 26-26-26---
Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 7/10 bushel 
cartons Early Varieties No Grade Marks 56-72s mostly 10.00-12.00. Quality 
variable.
---TANGELOS
   FLORIDA---Shipments 6-2-2 (includes export 0-0-0) ---Prices not 
reported. 
---TANGERINES
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA---Shipments Light---
Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. Unofficial prices cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags W. Murcott Afourer 
24-32 sizes mostly 30.00-32.00. Quality generally good. Prices from trade 
sources. No F.O.B. report is expected to be issued as supplies are in 
very few hands.
   FLORIDA---Shipments 14-8-5 (includes export 0-0-0) ---Prices not 
reported. 
    BERRIES
---BLUEBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
15-14-11---Movement expected to decrease. Trading best moderate, 
others slow.  Prices slightly lower. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
mostly 12.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable. Many 
present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings.
   CHILE---Shipments 45-1-*---Movement via boat. PORT OF ENTRY 
MIAMI AREA: Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. 
Prices organic lower, conventional unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups 
with lids large mostly 20.00-22.00. 12 6-ounce cups with lids 
large 12.00-14.00, organic medium-large 20.00-24.00. Some 
shipments from prior commitments. Quality variable. *Unavailable
   CHILE---Shipments 15-0-*---Movement mostly via boat. PORT OF 
ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA: Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Trading fairly slow. Prices organic lower, conventional 
unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large mostly 20.00-
22.00, Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids large 11.00-12.00, organic 
medium-large 20.00-26.00. Some shipments from prior commitments. 
Quality variable. *Unavailable     
   CHILE---Shipments 2-0-*---Movement via boat. PORT OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA AND NEW YORK AREAS: Movement expected to remain about 
the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices organic lower, conventional 
unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large mostly 20.00-
22.00, organic medium-large 22.00-24.00. Many shipments from prior 
commitments. Quality variable. *Unavailable 
---MISCELLANEOUS BERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT---
Crossings 39-37*-34---Movement expected about the same.  Trading 
moderate.  Prices generally unchanged.  Flats 12 6-ounce cups with 
lids Blackberries mostly 8.00-9.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. 
Quality and condition variable. *revised 
---RASPBERRIES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS---Crossings 
27-29*-26---Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 
slightly higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Red mostly 20.00-
22.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality and condition 
variable. Many present shipments from previous commitments and/or 
prior bookings. *revised
---STRAWBERRIES
   CENTRAL FLORIDA---Shipments 194-153-194 (includes organic 6-5-3) ---
Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading conventional active at 
lower prices, organic active. Prices conventional lower, organic generally 
unchanged. Includes palletizing and precooling. Flats 8 1-pound containers 
with lids medium mostly 9.90-10.90. Organic flats 8 1-pound containers 
with lids medium mostly 24.90-28.90. Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 163-156-178---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading best active, others moderate. Prices 
generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium 
mostly 10.00-11.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality and 
condition variable. Many present shipments from previous commitments 
and/or prior bookings.
   OXNARD, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 40-61-57---Movement 
expected to increase. Trading Conventional best active, others 
moderate; Organic fairly slow. Prices Organic slightly lower, others 
generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium 
mostly 14.00-16.00. Includes palletizing and cooling. ORGANIC flats 8 
1-pound containers with lids medium mostly 22.00-24.00. Quality 
variable. 
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA---Crossings 
20-26-28---Movement expected to increase. Trading Conventional best 
fairly active, others moderate; Organic fairly slow. Prices 
Conventional slightly higher, Organic generally unchanged. Flats 8 1-
pound containers with lids medium-large mostly 14.00. Includes 
palletizing and cooling. ORGANIC flats 8 1-pound containers with lids 
medium 20.00-22.00. 
Quality variable. 
   SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments 
3-9-20---Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading 
Conventional best moderate, others fairly slow; Organic fairly slow. 
Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium-large mostly 14.00. 
Includes palletizing and cooling. ORGANIC flats 8 1-pound containers 
with lids medium 22.00-24.00. Quality variable. 
   SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA DISTRICT---Shipments Light---
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 2, 2018.  FIRST REPORT.
    MELONS
---CANTALOUPES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 329*-310*-66---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala. Movement expected to increase. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. 
Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1/2 Cartons 9s 10.95, 12s mostly 8.95-9.95, 
15s mostly 8.95-9.95, 18s 7.00-7.95. Oversized 1/2 cartons 6S (5 size) 8.95-
9.95, 9s (6 size) 10.95-11.95.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Movement 
expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1/2 
Cartons 9s 12.95-13.95, 12s 10.95-11.95, Quality good.   *revised.
---HONEYDEWS
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 86*-48*-22---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala.  Movement expected to remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA.  Trading moderate. Prices higher. 2/3 cartons 5s mostly 10.00-10.95, 
6s mostly 9.95-10.95, 8s mostly 8.50-10.00. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. 
Prices higher. 2/3 cartons 5s 10.95-11.50, 6s mostly 9.50-11.00, 8s supply in 
too few hands to quote. Quality generally good.  *revised.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 13-14-15---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late 
moderate. Prices 5s slightly higher, 6s slightly lower, 8s generally 
unchanged. 2/3 cartons 5s mostly 9.00, 6s mostly 7.50-8.00, 8s mostly 
7.00. Quality variable.
---WATERMELONS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 55-68-111---Movement 
expected to increase slightly. Trading active. Prices cartons higher, 
bins slightly higher. Red Flesh Seedless type cartons per pound 4s and 5s 
.30-.32; 24 inch bins approximately 35 and 45 counts mostly .26-.28, 
approximately 60 count mostly .20-.22. Quality generally good.
    MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings Seedless 62-65-
65---Movement expected about the same. Trading Miniature 11s active at 
lower prices, others active. Prices Miniature 11s lower, cartons 4-5s 
higher, others generally unchanged. Red Flesh Seedless type cartons per 
pound 4s and 5s mostly .34, 6s mostly .32; Miniature type (supplies very 
light) cartons 6s, 8s and 9s mostly 14.95, 11s mostly 10.95. Quality 
variable.
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 106*-176*-56---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala.  Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. 
Prices 4s, 5s, and 6s higher; 8s lower; others unchanged. PORTS OF ENTRY 
SOUTH FLORIDA.  Cartons Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s mostly 22.00-24.00, 5s 
mostly 20.00-22.00, 6s mostly 18.00-19.00. 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless 
Type 45s 240.00-252, 60s 210.00-231.00. Cartons flat Red Flesh Miniature 
Seedless Type 6s mostly 12.95-13.95, 8s mostly 12.00-12.95, 9s 10.00-11.00. 
*revised.
    OTHER FRUIT
---APPLES
   YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON---2017 CROP Shipments 
1271-1298-1271 (Includes Exports 460-433-430---Movement expected about 
the same. Trading moderate. Prices Honeycrisp 72-88s higher, Fuji 80-113s 
and Granny Smith 72-125s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 
Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack Red Delicious 72-88s 13.00-15.00, 
100-113s mostly 13.00-15.00, 125s 13.00-15.00; Golden Delicious 72-80s 
mostly 24.00-26.00, 88s mostly 23.00-25.00, 100s mostly 18.00-20.00, 113s 
mostly 17.00-19.00, 125s mostly 15.00-17.00; Fuji 72s mostly 24.00-26.00, 
80s mostly 22.00-24.00, 88s mostly 19.00-22.00, 100s mostly 16.00-18.00, 
113s mostly 14.00-16.00; Granny Smith 72s mostly 36.00-38.00, 80s mostly 
34.00-36.00, 88s mostly 30.00-32.00, 100s mostly 20.00-22.00, 113s mostly 
18.00-20.00, 125s mostly 15.00-16.00; Gala 56-80s mostly 22.00-24.00, 88s 
mostly 19.00-21.00, 100-113s mostly 16.00-18.00, 125s mostly 15.00-16.00; 
Honeycrisp 72-80s mostly 46.00-50.00, 88s mostly 44.00-46.00, 100s mostly 
36.00-38.00; ORGANIC Gala 80s mostly 40.00-42.00, 88s mostly 36.00-38.00, 
100s mostly 30.00-32.00, 113s mostly 26.00-28.00. Exports to (listed by 
volume in descending order) Mexico, India, Canada, Indonesia, Taiwan, 
UAE, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, China, Costa Rica, Israel, Guatemala, Hong 
Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, UK, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Peru, 
Colombia, Ecuador, Philippines, Nicaragua, U.S. Possessions, Honduras, 
Singapore, Jordan, Kuwait, Panama, Chile, Sri Lanka, Guadeloupe, 
Trinidad-Tobago, Ethiopia, Guyana, Cambodia and Cape Verde.
   NEW YORK---Shipments 74-73-77---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 19.00-21.00; 
Golden Delicious mostly 21.00-22.00; Fuji mostly 22.00-24.00; Gala mostly 
22.00-24.00; McIntosh mostly 19.00-23.00; Empire mostly 20.00-22.00; 
Cortland 20.00-22.00. Cartons U.S. Extra Fancy tray pack Red Delicious 72s-
88s 24.00-25.00; Golden Delicious 72s-88s 26.00-28.00; Fuji 72s-88s mostly 
31.00-32.00; Gala 72s-88s mostly 30.00-32.00; McIntosh 72s-88s mostly 28.00-
31.00, 100s mostly 25.00-26.00; Empire 72s-88s mostly 24.00-28.00; Cortland 
64s-88s mostly 26.00-28.00.
   MICHIGAN---Shipments 63-58*-60---Movement expected about the same.  
Trading fairly slow. 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, Jonagold 88s 22.00-24.00.  *revised.
   APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) ---Shipments 29-28-29 (Export 
0-0-0) ---Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
about 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.  
   NEW ENGLAND---Shipments 8-7-7---Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Too few open market sales to establish a market.
---AVOCADOS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 425-410-351---Crossings 
expected to decrease slightly. Supply 32-48s fairly light, 70-84s 
fairly heavy, 60s moderate. Trading moderate. Prices 32-48s higher, 
70s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2 layer Hass 32s-36s 
mostly 38.25-39.25, 40-48s mostly 36.25-38.25, 60s mostly 28.25-30.25, 
70s mostly 24.25-26.25, 84s 16.25-17.25. Extra services included.
   SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFLORNIA---Shipments 26-42-**---Movement expected 
to remain about the same. Supply fairly light. Trading moderate. 
Prices 60-84s generally unchanged, others higher. Cartons 2 layer Hass 
32-36s mostly 40.25-42.25, 40s mostly 38.25-40.25, 48s 38.25-40.25, 
60s 33.25-35.25, 70s mostly 29.25-31.25, 84s mostly 20.25-22.25. 
**Unavailable.     
   SOUTH FLORIDA---Imports 2-2*-0--- Imports from the Dominican 
Republic.  Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. 
Prices lower. Cartons 2-layers. 18s mostly 20.00-21.00, 20s mostly 20.00-
21.00, 22s mostly 20.00-21.00, 24s mostly 20.00-21.00. Quality good. 
*revised.
---GRAPES, TABLE
   CHILE---Imports-251-308-429---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
remain the same. PORT OF ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA. Trading slow. Prices 
unchanged. 18 pound containers bagged Sugraone extra-large mostly 24.00, 
large mostly 20.00, medium large 16.00-18; Flame Seedless extra-large mostly
24.00, large mostly 20.00, medium-large mostly 16.00.
PORT OF ENTRY: PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading very slow. Prices Flame Seedless 
lower, others unchanged. 18 pound containers bagged White Seedless Type 
extra-large mostly 20.00, large mostly 18.00, medium large mostly 14.00; Flame 
Seedless extra-large mostly 16.00-18.00, large mostly 14.00, medium-large 
mostly 10.00; Black Seedless extra-large 22.00-24.00; large 18.00-20.00.
   PERU---Imports-83-28-24---Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease 
seasonally. PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA. 
Trading very slow. Prices unchanged. 18 pound containers bagged Sugraone 
extra-large 20.00-22.00, large 18.00-20.00, medium large 14.00-16.00; Flame 
Seedless extra-large mostly 18.00-20.00; large mostly 16.00; medium-large 
mostly 12.00; Crimson Seedless Extra-large 22.00-24.00; large 18.00-20.00; 
medium-large mostly 16.00; Red Globe Extra-large mostly 20.00; large mostly 
18.00; Sweet Celebration extra-large mostly 28.00, large mostly 24.00.
---KIWIFRUIT
   CENTRAL AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 22-24-**---
Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supply fairly light. Trading 
moderate. Prices higher. 9 kg containers loose Hayward 25 size mostly 
27.50, 27 size mostly 25.50-26.50, 30 size mostly 22.50-24.50, 33 size 
mostly 21.50-23.50, 36 size 20.50-22.50, 39 size 18.50-21.50, 42 size 
17.50-19.50 and 45 size mostly 15.50-17.50. Extra services included.
 ** Unavailable 
   ITALY---Imports-0-6-8---imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease 
seasonally. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA.
Trading moderate Prices higher. 9 kilogram (19.8 lb.) containers loose Hayward.
25s 26.00-28.00; 27s 24.00-26.00; 30s 22.00-24.00; 33s 20.00-22.00; 36s 19.00-
21.00; 39s 17.00-19.00; and 42s 15.00-17.00. 
---MANGOES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 10-17-31---
Movement of Ataulfo expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few 
hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first F.O.B. report is 
expected to be issued the week of February 11.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 10-13-27---Movement of 
Ataulfo expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late slow. 
Prices 18s generally unchanged, others lower. Flats 1 layer Ataulfo 12s 
9.00, 14s 8.00-9.00, 16s 7.00-8.00, 18s 6.50-7.00, 20-22s mostly 6.00-
6.50, 24s 5.50-6.00. Quality variable.
   PERU---Imports 115*-153*-20---Imports via boat.  Movement expected to 
remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. Flat one layer Kent 7s-10s mostly 6.00. PORTS OF ENTRY 
PHILADELPHIA AREA. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading 
moderate. Prices higher. Flats one layer Kent 7s-10s mostly 6.00. PORTS OF 
ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Movement expected to remain about the same. 
Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flat one layer Kent 7s-10s 6.25-6.50. 
*revised. 
---NECTARINES
   CHILE---Imports-23-39-57---Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. 
PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons/lugs 
2 layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s mostly 18.00; 50s mostly 16.00. 
10 kg containers loose Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 60-64 size mostly 16.00.
---PAPAYAS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 26-29-39---Movement 
expected to increase. Trading early active, late very active. Available 
supplies light. Prices generally unchanged. 30-40 pound cartons Maradol 
type 24.00-25.00, 30-35 pound cartons Tainung mostly 23.00-24.00. Quality 
variable.
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 20*-19*-14---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-12s 18.00-19.00. Quality generally good.   *revised.
   BRAZIL---Imports---1*-3*-0---Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain 
about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 
Cartons 3.5 kilogram Solo Type (Golden) 9s-12s 9.50-10.00. Quality good.  
*revised.
---PEACHES
   CHILE---Imports-14-16-40---Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase.
PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Trading moderate. Prices 40s lower, others
unchanged. Cartons/lugs 2 layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s mostly 
16.00-18.00, 50s mostly 16.00. 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 
132-118-142 (Includes Exports 38-22-15---Movement expected about the 
same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally 
unchanged. 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped Bartlett U.S. One 70-80s mostly 
38.00, 90s mostly 36.00-38.00, 100s mostly 30.00-32.00, 110s mostly 
27.00-28.00, 120s mostly 24.00-26.00; D?Anjou U.S. One 70-80s mostly 
26.00-28.00, 90s mostly 25.00-27.00, 100s mostly 24.00-26.00, 110s mostly 
22.00-24.00, 120s mostly 21.00-23.00; 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, India, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa 
Rica, Guatemala, U.S. Possessions, Central African Republic, Chile, 
Panama and Germany.
   CHILE---Imports---2-5-42---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
Increase. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. 18 kg cartons tray pack 
Trading fairly slow. Summer Bartlett 70 size 36.00-38.00, 80 size 36.00-38.00,
90 size 34.00-36.00. 
   ARGENTINA---Imports ---0-0-1---Imports via boat. First arrivals expected the 
week of February 18, 2018. With sufficient volume and number of importers 
to establish a market by February 26th. FIRST REPORT
---PINEAPPLES
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 456*-315*-336---Imports via boat.  
Movement expected to remain about the same. Primarily Costa Rica. PORTS OF 
ENTRY PHILADELPHIA. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 
one-layer Golden Ripe 5s mostly 7.00-7.50, 6s mostly 7.00-7.50, 7s mostly 
7.0-7.50, 8s mostly 7.00-7.50.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading 
moderate. Prices generally unchanged.  Cartons one-layer Golden Ripe 5s 
mostly 8.00-8.50, 6s-7s mostly 8.50-9.00, 8s 8.00-8.50. Quality good.  
*revised.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 16-20-27---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading 6-7s active, 5s fairly slow, 8s 
moderate. Prices 6-7s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 
Cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s mostly 6.00-6.50, 6s and 7s mostly 
6.50-7.00, 8s mostly 6.00-6.50. Quality variable.
---PLUMS AND PRUNES
   CHILE---Imports---15-38-47---Imports via boat. Movement expected to 
increase. PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA. Carton Trading slow. Prices 
lower. 2 layer tray pack Primary Varieties: BLACK AMBER AND SAPHIRE 
Marked Black Plum 40s 18.00-20.00; 50s mostly 18.00; 60s 14.00-16.00
Marked Red Plum 40s 18.00-20.00; 50s mostly 18.00 60s 14.00-16.00.