Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 07-DEC-2017                                 
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (602) 514-7210     Fax:  (602) 514-7215                                 
                                                                                
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.                                         
                                                                                

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CORRECTED COPY:  MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA - update Melons
                                                                        
                                                                                
Phoenix,     AZ: Sunny 47-65
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny 49-68
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 36-68
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 52-73
El Centro,   CA: Sunny/Wind 24-69
Fresno,      CA: Sunny 34-63
Huron,       CA: Sunny 31-63
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny/Wind 58-78
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 46-75
Santa Maria, CA: Partly Cloudy 40-78
McAllen,     TX: Rain 42-47
San Antonio, TX: Rain 37-46
Culiacan, SI     MX: Cloudy 65-81
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 54-74
Morelia, MI      MX: Cloudy 45-72
Torreon, CO      MX: Rain 35-51
Veracruz, VE     MX: Cloudy/Wind 69-75
Villahermosa, TB MX: Partly Cloudy 72-83                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: DEMAND 95-140S GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Harvest  
curtailed by fire and smoke in surrounding Oxnard growing areas. 7/10 bushel   
cartons Shprs 1st Grade 75s 36.78-38.95  95s 37.80-39.78  115s 36.00-39.78     
mostly 36.80-39.78 140s 35.80-39.78 mostly 35.80-38.00 occasional lower 165s   
31.80-35.95  occasional lower 200s 29.80-35.95 mostly 29.80-32.78 occasional   
lower 235s 25.80-32.95 mostly 28.00-30.05 occasional lower Shprs Choice 75s    
28.00-33.80 mostly 28.00-30.78 occasional lower 95s 32.00-35.05 mostly         
32.00-33.80 occasional lower 115s 32.00-35.05 mostly 32.00-33.80 occasional    
lower 140s 31.95-36.78 mostly 31.95-33.80 occasional lower 165s 27.80-33.78    
mostly 29.80-32.05 200s 25.80-31.78 mostly 28.00-31.05 235s 22.80-29.05 mostly 
25.00-29.05 occasional lower ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 95s   
36.00-56.78  115s 36.00-56.78  140s 36.00-56.78                                
---ORANGES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 40S SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.   
7/10 bushel cartons Navel Shprs 1st Grade 40s 20.78-24.95 mostly 20.78-23.00   
48s 21.00-27.95 mostly 25.00-26.80 56s 21.00-27.95 mostly 25.00-26.80 72s      
21.00-26.95 mostly 21.78-22.80 88s 18.00-25.95 mostly 19.00-20.80 occasional   
lower 113s 16.00-24.95 mostly 18.00-18.80 138s 15.80-22.95 mostly 15.80-17.80  
Shprs Choice 40s 17.00-22.95 mostly 17.78-22.95 48s 17.00-22.95 mostly         
19.00-22.95 56s 17.00-22.95 mostly 19.00-22.95 72s 17.00-21.95 mostly          
18.00-21.95 88s 16.00-21.95 mostly 18.00-19.78 113s 15.00-20.95 mostly         
16.80-18.28 138s 14.00-20.95 mostly 14.90-16.80 ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons    
Navel Shprs 1st Grade 56s 36.90-40.78  occasional higher and lower 72s         
35.90-41.00  occasional higher and lower 88s 36.90-40.00  occasional higher and
lower                                                                          

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---GRAPEFRUIT: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
7/10 bushel cartons Marked Rio Star Texas Fancy 23s 15.35-16.95  occasional    
higher 27s 15.35-16.95  occasional higher 32s 20.00-22.95  occasional lower 36s
19.00-20.95  40s 17.00-20.35 mostly 19.95-20.35 48s 16.00-20.35 mostly         
18.95-20.35 56s 16.00-20.35 mostly 17.95-20.35 Texas Choice 23s 14.10-17.95    
occasional higher 27s 14.10-17.95  occasional higher 32s 14.10-17.95           
occasional higher 36s 14.10-16.95  occasional higher 40s 16.95-18.95  48s      
15.95-18.10  56s 14.95-18.10                                                   
---ORANGES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 7/10
bushel cartons Navel U.S. Combination 48s 12.95-13.35  occasional higher 56s   
19.35-20.95  occasional higher 64s 19.35-20.95  occasional higher 72s          
24.00-24.95  88s 24.95-26.00  113s 26.00-27.95  138s 26.00-27.95  occasional   
lower Texas Choice 48s 11.45-12.25  occasional higher 56s 16.25-19.95          
occasional higher and lower 64s 16.25-19.95  occasional higher and lower 72s   
22.00-23.95  occasional lower 88s 24.00-25.95  occasional lower 113s           
24.00-26.95  occasional higher 138s 24.00-26.95  occasional lower Early        
Varieties U.S. Combination 48s 12.95-16.95  occasional higher 56s 19.35-20.95  
occasional higher 64s 19.35-20.95  occasional higher 72s 24.00-24.95  88s      
24.95-26.00  occasional higher 113s 26.00-27.95  occasional higher 138s        
26.00-28.35  Texas Choice 48s 11.45-12.25  occasional higher 56s 16.25-19.95   
occasional higher 64s 16.25-19.95  occasional higher 72s 22.00-23.95           
occasional lower 88s 24.00-25.95  occasional lower 113s 24.00-26.95  occasional
higher 138s 24.00-26.95                                                        

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---ORANGES: DEMAND 113S GOOD, 138S MODERATE, OTHERS LIGHT. Wide range in       
quality and condition. 7/10 bushel cartons Early Varieties No Grade Marks 72s  
12.75-14.00  88s 14.00  113s 12.00-14.00  138s 10.75-12.00  FIRST REPORT       

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET 6S AND 9S HIGHER, OTHERS 
ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 1/2 cartons 6s 8.95-9.95 mostly 8.95 9s 
9.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 12s 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 15s 9.95-12.00 
mostly 10.00 few 12.95                                                         
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services       
included. 2/3 cartons 5s 6.35-8.45 mostly 7.35 occasional higher 6s 6.00-6.45  
mostly 6.00 occasional higher 8s 4.95-5.35 mostly 4.95 occasional higher       
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET CARTONS 6S MUCH       
HIGHER, MINIATURE HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in price, quality and
condition. cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 12.95-13.95  8s 12.95-14.95 
9s 10.95-13.95  per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s .42-.44 mostly .44 few .46 5s
.42-.44 mostly .44 few .46 occasional higher 6s .42  occasional higher and     
lower 24 inch bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count   supplies   
insufficient to establish a market approx 45 count   supplies insufficient to  
establish a market approx 60 count   supplies insufficient to establish a      
market                                                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LIMES: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality,      
condition and price. 40 lb cartons Seedless Type 110s 12.00-18.00 mostly       
14.00-16.00 one label 22.95 150s 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 one label 22.95
175s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 one label 24.95 200s 18.00-22.00 mostly    
18.00-20.00 one label 24.95 230s 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 one label 24.95
250s 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 one label 23.95                            

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.      
cartons per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s .46-.48  few .55 5s .46-.48  few .55 
24 inch bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .44-.46  approx 45 
count .44-.46  approx 60 count .38-.40  occasional higher                      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in
quality and condition. 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 24.00-25.00  35-40 lb cartons  
Maradol Type 24.00-25.00                                                       
---PINEAPPLES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 1 layer      
golden ripe 5s 5.00-5.50 mostly 5.00 occasional higher 6s 5.00-5.50 mostly 5.00
occasional higher 7s 5.00-5.50 mostly 5.00 occasional higher 8s 5.00           
occasional higher