Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-OCT-2019                                 
                                                                                
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.  Reported prices generally      
include, but are not limited to, applicable brokerage fees and commissions,     
Customs fees and duties, U.S. packaging and U.S. freight costs prior to first   
sale, paid by the shipper/seller. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis         
excludes all charges for freight after sale.                                    
                                                                                

IX_FV110                                                                        
                                                                                
Phoenix,     AZ: Sunny 67-84
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny/Windy 63-88
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 52-72
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 67-91
El Centro,   CA: Sunny 60-88
Fresno,      CA: Sunny 50-72
Huron,       CA: Sunny 48-74
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 55-74
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 47-68
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 51-76
McAllen,     TX: Sunny 66-90
San Antonio, TX: Sunny 55-81
Culiacan, SI     MX: Partly Cloudy 75-87
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 68-86
Morelia, MI      MX: Cloudy 56-69
Torreon, TB      MX: Sunny 62-90
Veracruz, VE     MX: Cloudy 75-83
Villahermosa, TB MX: Thunderstorms 76-89                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2019 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: SUPPLY 75-95 LIGHT, 115S FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND 75-140S FAIRLY GOOD,  
165-235S FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in prices. 7/10 bushel cartons
Shprs 1st Grade 75s 28.95-34.98 mostly 29.95-33.98 occasional higher 95s       
32.95-38.98 mostly 34.95-37.98 occasional higher and lower 115s 32.95-38.98    
mostly 34.95-37.98 occasional higher and lower 140s 27.95-35.98 mostly         
30.95-34.98 few 36.98 occasional lower 165s 24.95-28.98 mostly 24.95-26.98     
occasional lower 200s 20.95-25.98 mostly 22.95-25.98 occasional higher and     
lower 235s 19.95-24.98 mostly 20.95-23.98 ocasional higher and lower Shprs     
Choice 75s 23.95-27.98 mostly 24.95-26.98 occasional higher 95s 26.95-31.98    
mostly 27.95-31.98 occasional higher 115s 26.95-31.98 mostly 26.95-30.98       
occasional higher 140s 25.95-31.98 mostly 26.95-29.98 occasional lower 165s    
21.95-26.98 mostly 22.95-25.98 occasional higher and lower 200s 19.95-24.98    
mostly 20.95-23.98 occasional higher and lower 235s 18.95-22.98 mostly         
19.95-21.98 occasional higher and lower                                        

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET SLIGHTLY       
HIGHER. Extra services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 14.95-16.95  12s 14.95-16.95   
15s 10.95-12.95  oversized 1/2 cartons 9s (6 size) 14.95-16.95                 
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.
Extra services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 13.95-14.95 mostly 14.95 6s 13.95-14.95
mostly 14.95 oversized 2/3 cartons 5s (4 size) 13.95-14.95 mostly 14.95        

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET      
SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 14.50-14.95  few 16.95
12s 14.50-14.95  few 16.95                                                     
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.
Extra services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 10.50-11.50  few 12.95 6s 10.50-11.50  
few 12.95                                                                      
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services        
included. Wide range in quality and condition. cartons Red Flesh Seedless      
Miniature 6s 10.95-14.95 mostly 12.95 8s 11.95-14.95 mostly 12.95 per lb Red   
Flesh Seedless Type 4s .24-.28 mostly .24-.26 5s .24-.28 mostly .24-.26 6s     
.22-.26 mostly .22 24 inch bins Red Flesh Seedless Type 35s .22-.24 mostly     
.22-.23 45s .22-.24 mostly .22-.23 60s .19-.22 mostly .20                      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2019 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: SUPPLY 75-140S LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Wide range 
in price and quality. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or        
previous commitments. 7/10 bushel cartons Marked Choice 75s 22.00-30.00 mostly 
23.00-24.00 95s 22.00-30.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 115s 22.00-24.00  140s          
20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 165s 16.00-20.50 mostly 16.00-18.00 200s        
12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 occasional higher and lower 235s 10.00-14.00    
mostly 11.00-13.00 occasional higher and lower                                 
---LIMES: SUPPLY 110-175S VERY LIGHT, 230-250S HEAVY. DEMAND 110-150S EXCEEDS  
SUPPLY, 230-250S FAIRLY LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in   
price, quality and condition. Many sales of 230s and 250s booked open with     
prices to be established later. 40 lb cartons Seedless Type 175s 14.00-20.00   
mostly 16.00-18.00 200s 10.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 230s 8.00-14.00 mostly  
8.00-10.00 250s 7.00-10.00 mostly 8.00                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Extra    
services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous  
commitments. bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .24-.28 mostly
.26-.28 approx 45 count .24-.28 mostly .26-.28 approx 60 count .20-.24 mostly  
.22-.24                                                                        

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2019 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and        
condition. 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occasional lower  
35-40 lb cartons Maradol Type 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occasional lower        
---PINEAPPLES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in     
quality.  Supplies held in few hands. cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 8.00-10.00
mostly 8.00-9.00 6s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 7s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 
8s 6.00  occasional higher                                                     

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT
STEADY. Extra services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 11.95-13.95  12s 11.95-13.95   
oversized 1/2 cartons 9s (6 size)   supplies insufficient to establish a       
market.                                                                        
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT 
STEADY. Extra services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 10.95-12.95  6s 10.95-12.95    

SOUTH & CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                            
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2018 Season                                                                    
---GRAPEFRUIT: SUPPLY 40-56S LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Mostly Ruby
Red variety. Wide range in prices. 7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 23s     
16.95-21.98 mostly 16.95-19.98 occasional lower 27s 15.95-21.98 mostly         
15.95-18.95 32s 15.95-19.98 mostly 16.95-18.98 occasional higher 36s           
15.95-19.98 mostly 16.95-17.98 40s 13.95-16.98 mostly 13.95-15.98 occasional   
higher 48s 12.95-14.98 mostly 13.95-14.98 56s 11.95-14.98 mostly 12.95-13.98   
occasional higher Shprs Choice 23s 8.95-12.98 mostly 9.95-11.98 occasional     
higher 27s 9.95-13.98 mostly 9.95-12.98 occasional higher 32s 12.95-15.98      
mostly 12.95-14.98 occasional higher 36s 12.95-14.98  occasional higher 40s    
11.95-14.98 mostly 11.95-12.98 48s 11.95-13.98 mostly 11.95-12.98 56s          
10.95-12.98 mostly 10.95-11.98                                                 
---ORANGES: SUPPLY 113-138S LIGHT. DEMAND 113-138S FAIRLY GOOD, 72-88S         
MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in prices. 7/10 bushel
cartons Valencia Shprs 1st Grade 40s 10.95-15.98 mostly 11.95-14.98 48s        
10.95-15.98 mostly 11.95-14.98 occasional higher 56s 10.95-15.98 mostly        
11.95-14.98 occasional higher 72s 11.95-16.95 mostly 12.95-15.98 occasional    
higher and lower 88s 12.95-17.98 mostly 14.95-17.98 occasional lower 113s      
18.95-20.98 mostly 18.95-19.98 occasional lower 138s 17.95-19.98  few 20.98    
Shprs Choice 40s 9.95-12.98 mostly 10.95-11.98 occasional lower 48s 9.95-12.98 
mostly 10.95-11.98 occasional higher and lower 56s 9.95-12.98 mostly           
10.95-12.98 occasional higher and lower 72s 10.95-13.98 mostly 11.95-12.98     
occasional lower 88s 11.95-14.98  few 15.98 occasional lower 113s 16.95-19.98  
mostly 16.95-18.98 138s 16.95-18.98  few 19.98