Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 7-DEC-2017                                                                                                                             
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, December 7, 2017                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                                                                                             
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
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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.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                      
Basis of Sale Definitions:                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                      
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product quoted                                                                                
or sold is to be placed free on board the boat, car, or other agency of                                                                               
the through land transportation at shipping point, in "suitable shipping                                                                              
condition", and that the buyer assumes all risk of damage and delay in                                                                                
transit not caused by the seller irrespective of how the shipment is                                                                                  
billed. The buyer shall have the right of inspection at destination                                                                                   
before goods are paid for to determine if the product shipped complied                                                                                
with the terms of the contract or order at time of shipment, subject to                                                                               
the provisions covering suitable shipping conditions.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                      
Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product is                                                                                
to be Delivered by the seller on board the car, truck, or on the dock if                                                                              
delivered by boat, at the market in which the buyer is located, or at                                                                                 
such other market as is agreed upon, free of any and all charges for                                                                                  
transportation or protective service. The seller assumes all risks of                                                                                 
loss or damage in transit not caused by the buyer.                                                                                                    

                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 07-DEC-2017                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 8.50-9.00  occas higher baled 10 5-lb   
film bags 2" or 4 oz min 9.00-9.50  occas higher and lower Round White U.S. One
baled 5 10-lb film bags 2" min 9.00-9.50  occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags 
2 1/4" min 10.50-10.75  occas higher 2" min 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00 occas      
higher 10 lb sacks loose 2" min 1.80-1.90                                      

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5    
10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 8.50-9.00  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt 2" 
or 4 oz min 13.00-14.00                                                        

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK                                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Round White    
U.S. One baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A 10.00-11.50  occas higher and lower 50 lb    
sacks sz A 8.00-8.25  occas higher and lower sz A lge 9.00-9.50  occas higher  
and lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 16.00-16.50  occas higher and 
lower                                                                          

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type master       
container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-12.50 mostly 10.00-12.00 rpkr sz        
8.00-9.00  Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 med      
7.00-8.00                                                                      
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00  occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags  
sz A 9.00-11.00  occas higher 10 lb film bags loose sz A 1.60-1.80  occas      
higher and lower Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-11.00  

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks  
jbo 11.00-13.00  occasional lower med 2 1/4"min 8.00-9.00  some including heavy
to minimum size 7.00-7.50 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly     
9.00-10.00 med 7.00-8.00  few 6.50                                             

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 07-DEC-2017                            
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL WISCONSIN                                                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type master    
container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-12.50                                   
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET RUSSET CARTONS 40S-70S SLIGHTLY HIGHER,   
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A    
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 8.00-9.00 mostly       
8.00-8.50 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 50s 12.00-14.00     
mostly 12.00-13.50 60s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.50 70s 12.00-14.00 mostly   
12.00-13.50 80s 11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-12.50 90s 10.00-13.00 mostly          
10.00-11.00 occas lower 100s 10.00-12.50 mostly 10.00-11.00 occas lower Round  
Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas 
higher 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-13.50 mostly 12.00-13.00 few higher sz B       
16.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.50 mostly 11.00-12.00 
few higher sz B 15.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10   
5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 50 lb cartons sz A          
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW MEDIOUM SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS   
ABOUT STEADY. Truck availability limiting movement. Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks  
col 9.00-10.50 mostly 10.00 jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50 med 5.00-6.00 mostly     
5.00-5.50 occas lower White 50 lb sacks jbo 17.00-18.00  occas higher med      
15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas higher Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo     
7.50-8.00  occas lower med 6.00-7.00  occas lower                              
---POTATOES: DEMAND BALES FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT       
STEADY. Truck availability limiting movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2" or   
4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 occas higher   
baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 7.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 occas higher 50 lb      
cartons 40s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 occas higher 50s 9.00-10.00 mostly     
9.50-10.00 occas higher 60s 10.00  occas higher & lower 70s 10.00  occas higher
& lower 80s 10.00-10.50 mostly 10.00 occas higher & lower 90s 10.00-11.00      
mostly 10.00-10.50 100s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 occas lower U.S. Two 50 
lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50 occas higher                          

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON                                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck availability        
limiting movement. Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 lb sacks Super Col        
11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 col 10.00-11.00  jbo 9.00-10.00  few low as 8.50 med  
5.00-6.00 mostly 6.00 White U.S. One 50 lb sacks jbo 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00  
occas higher & lower med 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher & lower Red     
Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.00 occas lower med     
6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 occas higher                                             

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One     
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.00-11.50 mostly 11.00 occas higher & lower 50  
lb cartons sz A 10.00-11.50 mostly 11.00 occas higher & lower sz B 18.50-20.00 
mostly 19.00 few lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 50 lb sacks
sz A 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.50 occas higher & lower sz B 17.00-18.50 mostly       
17.50-18.00 few lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 14.00-17.00 mostly
16.00 occas higher & lower sz B 31.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 few lower U.S. Two 50 
lb sacks sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 sz B 9.50-12.00 mostly 9.50-10.00     
Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.50-12.00 mostly           
11.00-11.50 50 lb cartons sz A 10.50-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 sz B 7.50-9.00   
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt 
sz A 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 Russet U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb film 
bags sz A 20.00-22.00  Round Red U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb film bags sz A 
21.00-22.00  Yellow Type U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb film bags sz A 22.00   

NEBRASKA                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET FIRM. Truck shortage curtails movement. Russet
Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags sz
A 9.00  50 lb cartons 40s 11.00  occas higher 50s 12.00-14.50  60s 12.00-14.50 
70s 12.00-14.50  80s 11.00-14.50  90s 11.00-14.50 mostly 11.00 100s 11.00-14.50
mostly 11.00 U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags 6.00-7.00  50 lb sacks 10 oz min 
7.00-9.00                                                                      

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: SUPPLY LONG WHITE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND LONG WHITE EXCEEDS OFFERINGS,
OTHERS GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck shortage slows movement. Round Red U.S.
One 50 lb cartons sz A 15.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 fair appearance          
9.00-16.00 sz B 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 fair appearance 13.00-18.00 Creamers  
3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 5.00-9.00 mostly
7.00 occas higher Long White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 25.00-30.00  fair     
appearance 20.00 sz B 12.00-20.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"       
34.00-40.00 mostly 36.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 5.00-6.00  Yellow Type U.S. One  
50 lb cartons sz A 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 fair appearance 10.00-17.00  
sz B 12.00-18.00 mostly 14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-40.00 mostly           
36.00-38.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 occas higher       

PERU IMPORTS - REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet 40
lb cartons jbo 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-19.00                                  

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND BULK FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Truck shortage curtails movement. Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 7.50-8.00 mostly 7.50 occas lower baled 10 5-lb   
film bags sz A 8.50-9.00 mostly 8.50 occas lower 50 lb cartons 40s 10.00-11.00 
mostly 11.00 occas higher 50s 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 60s 11.00-12.00 mostly  
12.00 70s 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 80s 10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00 90s 10.00-11.00
mostly 10.00 100s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags    
6.00-6.50  occas higher 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 8.00-10.00  U.S. Coml bulk per   
cwt 9.00-10.50  occas lower Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A    
12.00-13.00  Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-12.50     

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 80-90S GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET BALES SLIGHTLY 
HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Severe truck shortage curtails movement. Russet   
Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.00-7.50    
mostly 7.00 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.50-7.75 mostly 6.50-7.00 baled  
10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 7.00-8.50 mostly 8.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags non  
sz A 6.50-8.50 mostly 7.50-8.00 50 lb cartons 40s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 50s 
10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 60s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 70s 12.50-14.00 mostly   
12.50-13.00 occas lower 80s 12.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas lower 90s     
12.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas lower 100s 11.50-12.50 mostly 12.50 U.S.  
Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 10 oz min 9.00-10.00 mostly     
9.50-10.00 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A  
6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly   
6.50 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 baled 10 5-lb
film bags non sz A 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 50 lb cartons 40s 9.00-11.00     
mostly 9.00 50s 9.00-12.00 mostly 9.00 60s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 70s        
11.50-12.00  occas lower 80s 11.50-12.00  90s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.50-12.00   
100s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 7.00-8.00    
mostly 8.00 10 oz min 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00