Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 16-MAY-2018                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BH_FV010                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 am Overcast 54                                                 
Yesterday's High 72                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   2.3 kg/5 lb containers CL 24 sz 46.00  
PE 28 sz 42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00                                        
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET CA 36S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons 
CA Shprs 1st Grade Star Ruby 27s 30.00-33.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 occas higher   
and lower 32s 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 36s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 40s  
26.00-27.00 mostly 26.00 48s 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 15-16 kg containers
IS Red 27s 25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-30.00 32s 25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-30.00   
---LEMONS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s   
33.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 occas higher 95s 37.00-39.00 mostly 38.00 occas 
high as 42.00 115s 36.00-38.00 mostly 38.00 140s 38.00-39.00 mostly 39.00 occas
lower 165s 36.00-38.00 mostly 38.00 one label high as 44.00 200s 44.00 one     
label few Shprs Choice 95s 33.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 115s 33.00-36.00     
mostly 34.00-35.00 140s 35.00-36.00 mostly 35.00                               
---LIMES:  MARKET 10 LB 48S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX      
Seedless Type 36s 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 48s 8.00-10.00 mostly         
8.00-9.00 54s 7.00-10.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 40 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 110s  
46.00-47.00 150s 46.00-47.00 occas high as 49.00 175s 40.00-41.00 mostly 40.00 
occas low as 32.00 200s 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occas high as 30.00 230s
24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 occas higher 250s 20.00                               
---MISC CITRUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   4/5 bushel cartons DR Sour Orange irreg sz  
36.00 10 lb cartons FL Kumquats 36.00 Repacked Enroute Meyer Lemon med 45.00 7 
kg containers IT Blood Orange Tarocco med 24.00                                
---ORANGES:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 36s  
32.00 40s 32.00 48s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 56s 31.00-34.00 mostly      
33.00-34.00 occas high as 36.00 72s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 occas high  
as 38.00 88s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 113s 36.00 138s 34.00-36.00 mostly 
35.00 Valencia 56s 30.00-31.00 72s 33.00 88s 33.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 113s     
34.00-37.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 138s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 163s 35.00  
Shprs Choice Navel 48s 24.00 56s 26.00 72s 27.00 88s 31.00 113s 35.00 138s     
35.00 Valencia 113s 33.00-34.00 MX Valencia 88s 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 
113s 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Valencia  
80s 25.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 fr cond 16.00-17.00 100s 23.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 
fr cond 16.00-17.00 125s 23.00-24.00 mostly 23.00 17 kg containers MR Valencia 
90s 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 105s 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 113s 30.00-32.00    
mostly 30.00 125s 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00                                     
---TANGERINES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons 10 3-lb film bags MR W. Murcott 
Afourer 24 size 46.00 occas lower                                              

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET GA 6 OZ HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt cups with
lids GA lge 50.00-54.00 mostly 53.00-54.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA lge 
fineappear 33.00 GA lge 28.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 MX lge fineappear 33.00-36.00 
mostly 34.00-35.00                                                             
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids GU Blackberries  
med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 MX Blackberries lge 8.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 occas 
high as 14.00 fineappear 21.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 occas high as 27.00          
---RASPBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Red lge 24.00 
fr cond 12.00 ord cond 6.00 poor cond 3.00 fineappear 30.00-33.00 mostly       
32.00-33.00                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge  
5.00-10.00 mostly 7.00-9.00 occas high as 12.00 fineappear 13.00-16.00 mostly  
13.00-14.00 occas high as 18.00 and low as 12.00 sml-med 5.00 occas higher and 
lower flats 4 2-lb containers with lids CA med-lge fr cond 3.00-4.00           

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET GUATEMALA 9S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 cartons CR
9s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 GU 9s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas low as  
8.00 12s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occas high as 15.00 HD 9s 10.00-14.00 mostly 
12.00 occas high as 15.00 and low as 8.00 12s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occas   
high as 15.00 and low as 10.00 15s 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00                    
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  2/3 cartons GU 5s 12.00-13.00 6s          
12.00-13.00 HD 5s 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00 occas high as 16.00 and low as 12.00
6s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 8s 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 MX 5s 10.00-14.00      
mostly 12.00-13.00 6s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas high as 16.00 8s    
12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas high as 16.00 TX 6s 12.00-14.00 mostly    
12.00-13.00                                                                    
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET TX 15-19 LB HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons GU   
Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 15.00-16.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 
18.00 TX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 5s 34.00-35.00 mostly 35.00 24
inch bins per melon FL Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 10-14 lb avg    
4.00-5.50 mostly 4.50-5.00 occas lower 15-19 lb avg 5.50-8.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 
20-24 lb avg 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 occas low as 7.00 TX Red Flesh        
Seedless Type Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 6.50-7.50 mostly 6.50-7.00 20-24 lb 
avg 8.50-9.00                                                                  

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack CL Gala 80s 34.00-35.00 MA U.S.  
Fcy Red Delicious 64s 24.00 72s 24.00 80s 24.00 Mcintosh 80s 21.00 88s 21.00 ME
U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 80s 30.00-31.00 88s 30.00-31.00 100s 24.00 Cortland 72s    
30.00-31.00 80s 30.00-31.00 88s 30.00-31.00 U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 125s 16.00-18.00 
mostly 17.00 138s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 88s     
20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 125s 18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 138s 18.00-19.00  
mostly 18.00 Fuji 64s 30.00 Gala 80s 28.00 88s 28.00 100s 28.00 Mcintosh 80s   
30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 88s 30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 100s 24.00 Empire 80s    
26.00 88s 26.00 Mutsu/Crispin 64s 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 80s           
22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 U.S. One Mcintosh 125s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 
138s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 NZ Gala 70s 40.00 80s 40.00 Braeburn 80s 38.00 PA
U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 88s 24.00 100s 23.00 125s 23.00 Fuji 88s 36.00        
Mcintosh 80s 32.00 100s 30.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s 28.00 occas lower   
72s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 occas lower 80s 28.00-30.00 mostly          
28.00-29.00 occas lower 88s 28.00 occas lower 100s 28.00 occas lower 113s 28.00
125s 26.00 Golden Delicious 64s fineappear 42.00 72s fineappear 42.00 80s      
38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 88s 38.00 100s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 Fuji 56s
38.00 fineappear 42.00 64s 38.00 72s 38.00 fineappear 42.00 80s 34.00          
fineappear 37.00-40.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 88s 32.00-36.00 mostly 35.00-36.00   
100s 32.00 fineappear 34.00 Granny Smith 64s 42.00 fineappear 45.00-48.00      
mostly 46.00-47.00 72s 40.00-42.00 mostly 42.00 fineappear 44.00-48.00 mostly  
47.00-48.00 80s 40.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 fineappear 44.00-48.00 mostly 47.00   
88s 42.00-44.00 mostly 42.00 occas low as 38.00 fineappear 48.00 100s          
32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 fineappear 36.00 Gala 72s 36.00-38.00 mostly 38.00 80s
34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 88s 34.00-37.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas lower  
100s 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 125s 28.00 Braeburn 72s 36.00 80s 36.00 88s 36.00
occas low as 32.00 100s 30.00 Honeycrisp 72s 72.00 fineappear 85.00 80s 70.00  
88s 68.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 72s 58.00 80s 54.00 88s 54.00-56.00 mostly     
54.00-55.00 100s 40.00 cartons cell pack WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 96s 36.00 
cartons 12 3-lb film bags MA U.S. One Red Delicious 2 1/2" up 20.00 Gala 2 1/2"
up 21.00 ME U.S. Fcy Cortland 2 1/2" up 21.00-22.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 2   
1/2" up 21.00-22.00 WA WAExFcy Granny Smith 2 1/2" up 26.00                    
---APRICOTS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer tray pack CA Spring Gold  
144s 40.00 cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Spring Gold 72s 42.00                  
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer MX Hass 32s 42.00-45.00 mostly   
43.00-45.00 fr qual 36.00 36s 42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-45.00 fr qual 36.00 40s 
fr qual 35.00 48s 44.00-48.00 mostly 45.00-46.00 occas high as 50.00 fr qual   
35.00 60s 40.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 occas high as 45.00 fr qual 30.00-32.00     
mostly 30.00                                                                   
---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                                              
---CHERRIES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   16 lb cartons bagged CA AIR Brooks 9 1/2  
row sz & lgr 120.00-130.00                                                     
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET CHILE FIGS LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  11 lb cartons loose 
CA ExFcy Dates Medjool lge 60.00 cartons 1 layer CL Apple Pears Hosui 12s      
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 Shinko 12s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 14s   
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower 16s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00  
cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Quince Champion 28s 38.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups   
pitted CA Dates 43.00 flats 12 8-oz containers with lids CL Figs Black Mission 
sml-med 42.00 MX Figs Black Mission med 48.00 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 38.00-46.00 mostly 40.00-43.00 occas higher                              
---GRAPES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  18 lb containers bagged CL Crimson Seedless  
exlge 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occas high as 26.00 ord cond 8.00-10.00   
mostly 9.00 poor cond 3.00 lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas higher fr  
cond 6.00-8.00 Red Seedless exlge 25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 ord cond 7.00-10.00 
mostly 8.00 poor cond 3.00 Black Seedless exlge 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 
Red Globe jbo 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 Muscat Seedless exlge 39.00 MX Perlette 
lge 34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 med 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 White Seedless 
Type lge 46.00-48.00 mostly 46.00-47.00 Flame Seedless lge 34.00-36.00 mostly  
34.00                                                                          
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer IT Hayward 33s 9.00-11.00   
mostly 10.00 36s 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CL    
Hayward 25 sz 20.00-22.00 30 sz 20.00 33 sz 20.00 36 sz 20.00-21.00 mostly     
20.00 GR Hayward 27 sz fr cond 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 30 sz fr cond          
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 33 sz ord cond 6.00 IT Hayward 25 sz 27.00 fr cond    
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 30 sz fr cond 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 33 
sz offerings insufficient to quote                                             
---MANGOES:  MARKET MEXICO TOMMY ATKINS 6-8S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flats
1 layer GU Tommy Atkins 6s 6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00 7s 6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00 8s   
6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00 9s 6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00 10s 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00 HT    
Francis (Francine) 9s 14.00 10s 14.00 MX Haden 9s 6.00 Tommy Atkins 6s         
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 7s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 8s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 9s     
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 10s 6.00-7.00 mostly 7.00 Ataulfo 12s 10.00-11.00 mostly 
10.00 14s 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 16s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 40 lb cartons FL  
Green Cooking Type 50.00-70.00 mostly 60.00-65.00 occas high as 75.00          
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Various Yellow  
Flesh Varieties 54-56s 44.00 25 lb cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh       
Varieties 70-72 sz 40.00 eurotray CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 40s 44.00  
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type lge 30.00 GU   
Green Cooking Type lge 21.00 3.5 kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 10s 16.00   
35-40 lb cartons GU Tainung 10s 35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 12s 35.00-38.00 
mostly 36.00-37.00                                                             
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Various Yellow     
Flesh Varieties 54-56s 44.00 60-64s fr cond 20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 1/2 
bushel cartons SC Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 2 3/4"up 36.00 2 1/2"up 32.00 
25 lb cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 70-72 sz 33.00-36.00     
mostly 33.00-34.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 70-72 sz 35.00-36.00 eurotray 
CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 36s 42.00 42s 42.00 Various White Flesh      
Varieties 42s 40.00                                                            
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One D'Anjou 70s  
36.00 80s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00 90s 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 100s 32.00     
occas higher 1/2 cartons wrapped AG Forelle 50s 34.00 CL Comice 40s 28.00 WA   
U.S. One Red D'Anjou 35s 23.00 40s 23.00-24.00 cartons 1 layer tray pack NZ    
Comice 28s 20.00 40s 28.00 Taylors Gold 25s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 18 kg     
cartons tray pack AG Bartlett 70s fineappear 42.00-44.00 mostly 44.00 80s poor 
cond 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 fineappear 42.00-44.00 mostly 44.00 90s fineappear 
42.00 Packham Triumph 80s 30.00 D'Anjou 70s 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 80s 
36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 90s 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 100s 36.00   
Bosc 70s 46.00 occas lower 80s 45.00-46.00 occas lower 90s 44.00-45.00 100s    
44.00 CL Bosc 90s 38.00-39.00                                                  
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 10.00-12.00    
mostly 11.00-12.00 6s 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occas high as 14.00 7s    
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occas high as 14.00 8s 9.00-11.00 mostly        
9.00-10.00                                                                     
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green 20.00 EC Green     
16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 GU Green 22.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 occas lower Yellow  
25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00                                                 
---PLUMS: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                     

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids FL med 30.00                      
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 22.00 med 16.00  
ord cond 5.00 poor cond 3.00 MX med-lge ord cond 4.00-5.00                     

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 80s 34.00 Fuji 80s 55.00 
Gala 100s 45.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 80s 62.00 euro cartons 2 layer tray pack 
WA WAExFcy Granny Smith 60s 30.00                                              
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons containerized CR lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00  
---PEARS: 1/2 cartons wrapped AG Abate Fetel 45s 20.00 18 kg containers wrapped
AG Bartlett 100s fr appear 20.00 Red Bartlett 90s 35.00 Packham Triumph 70s    
35.00 D'Anjou 80s 35.00 Bosc 80s 40.00                                         
---PINEAPPLES: 26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 12.00