Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-OCT-2018                                 
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (602) 514-7210     Fax:  (602) 514-7205                                 
                                                                                
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 the     
shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point     
Basis excludes all charges for freight.                                         
                                                                                

IX_FV110                                                                        
                                                                                
Phoenix,     AZ: Sunny 61-86
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny 64-89
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 53-85
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 62-92
El Centro,   CA: Sunny 58-89
Fresno,      CA: Sunny 56-85
Huron,       CA: Sunny 48-86
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 58-88
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 46-79
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 50-88
McAllen,     TX: Cloudy 61-75
San Antonio, TX: Cloudy 59-67
Culiacan, SI     MX: Partly Cloudy 71-90
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 66-85
Morelia, MI      MX: Partly Cloudy 54-72
Torreon, CO      MX: Cloudy 57-74
Veracruz, VE     MX: Cloudy/Windy 75-80
Villahermosa, TB MX: Thunderstorms 74-83
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2018 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in  
prices. 7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 75s 35.80-46.98 mostly 38.80-42.80 
occasional lower 95s 36.10-46.98 mostly 40.80-44.80 occasional lower 115s      
36.10-46.98 mostly 40.80-44.80 occasional lower 140s 35.10-43.98 mostly        
38.80-42.80 occasional lower 165s 33.10-41.98 mostly 35.80-39.80 occasional    
lower 200s 30.10-41.98 mostly 34.80-38.80 occasional lower 235s 28.80-41.98    
mostly 34.80-38.80 occasional lower Shprs Choice 75s 27.80-36.98 mostly        
31.80-35.80 occasional lower 95s 28.80-39.78 mostly 33.80-37.80 occasional     
lower 115s 28.80-39.98 mostly 33.80-37.80 occasional lower 140s 28.80-38.98    
mostly 32.80-36.80 occasional lower 165s 28.80-34.80 mostly 28.80-32.80        
occasional lower 200s 26.80-32.80 mostly 27.80-31.80 occasional lower 235s     
24.10-30.80 mostly 25.80-29.80 occasional lower Uncl (Standard) 95s 24.80-26.80
occasional higher and lower 115s 24.80-26.80  occasional higher and lower 140s 
24.80-26.80  occasional higher and lower 165s 24.80-26.80  occasional higher   
and lower 200s 24.80-26.80  occasional higher and lower                        

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY 9S HEAVY. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra    
services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 9.95-12.95 mostly 11.00-12.95 12s 9.95-12.95 
mostly 10.00-10.95 oversized 1/2 cartons 9s (6 size) 11.95-14.95 mostly 12.95  
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included 2/3
cartons 5s 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 6s 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET 4S LOWER, OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER.     
Extra services included. 2/3 cartons 4s 4.35-6.35 mostly 5.00 occasional higher
5s 6.35-8.35 mostly 7.00 occasional higher 6s 8.00-10.35 mostly 8.00           
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND MINIATURE MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET         
MINIATURE ABOUT STEADY, 35-45 COUNT AND 4-5S SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS LOWER. Wide
range in quality and condition. Many present shipments from prior bookings     
and/or previous commitments at lower prices cartons Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 
.20-.22  few .24 5s .20-.22  few .24 6s .18-.20  few .22 Red Flesh Seedless    
Miniature 6s 12.95-14.95 mostly 13.00 8s 12.95-14.95 mostly 13.00 9s           
11.95-12.95 mostly 11.95 11s 7.95-9.95 mostly 9.95 24 inch bins Red Flesh      
Seedless Type approx 35 count .20-.22  few .24 approx 45 count .20-.22  few .24
approx 60 count .18-.20  few .22 75-80s .12-.14  few .16                       

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2018 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and     
price. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. 
7/10 bushel cartons Marked Choice 75s 18.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 occasional
higher and lower 95s 18.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 occasional higher and lower
115s 18.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 occasional higher and lower 140s           
18.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 occasional higher and lower 165s 18.00-24.00    
mostly 19.00-21.00 occasional higher and lower 200s 18.00-24.00 mostly         
19.00-21.00 occasional higher and lower                                        
---LIMES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in price,       
quality and condition. 40 lb cartons Seedless Type 110s 10.00-18.00 mostly     
15.00-17.00 150s 10.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 175s 8.00-15.00 mostly         
11.00-13.00 200s 7.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-11.00 230s 6.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 
250s 5.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00                                                

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and condition.
30-35 lb cartons Tainung 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 35-40 lb cartons       
Maradol Type 14.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 occasional higher                  
---PINEAPPLES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality.
cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 5.00-6.50  occasional higher 6s 5.00-6.50       
occasional higher 7s 5.00-6.50  occasional higher 8s 5.00-6.00  occasional     
higher                                                                         

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra     
services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 10.00-11.95 mostly 10.00-10.95 12s 8.95-10.95
mostly 8.95-9.95                                                               
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra   
services included. 2/3 cartons 6s 10.00-12.50 mostly 10.00-10.95               
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. Extra services included. 24
inch bins Red Flesh Seedless Type   Lighter shipments expected to continue     
through October 27.  LAST REPORT per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 60 count
supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market.              

SOUTH & CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                            
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---ORANGES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Supplies in few      
hands. 7/10 bushel cartons Valencia Shprs 1st Grade 40s 15.00-16.80  48s       
15.80-19.80 mostly 16.80-18.90 few 20.80 occasional lower 56s 16.80-20.80      
mostly 17.80-19.80 occasional lower 72s 19.80-23.80 mostly 19.80-22.80         
occasional lower 88s 23.80-26.80 mostly 24.80-25.80 few 27.80 occasional higher
Shprs Choice 40s 14.00-14.80  48s 13.80-17.80 mostly 14.80-16.80 occasional    
lower 56s 14.80-17.80 mostly 14.80-16.80 occasional lower 72s 16.80-18.80      
mostly 17.80-18.80 occasional lower 88s 21.80-25.80 mostly 22.80-24.80