Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 07-DEC-2018                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BH_FV010                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 am Partly cloudy 36                                            
Yesterday's high 42                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags SP 24 sz
30.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 occas higher 2.3 kg/5 lb containers SP 18s      
4.75-5.00 24s 5.00                                                             
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons TX Texas Fancy Marked Rio  
Star 27s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 32s 30.00-33.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 36s       
29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 40s 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 48s 24.00 56s 24.00
4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Red 27s 33.00 previous commitments low as 31.00 
32s 32.00 36s 26.00 40s insufficient to quote 48s 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 56s 
19.00                                                                          
---LEMONS:  MARKET TURKEY 95-115S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel    
cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s 48.00-49.00 mostly 48.00 140s 46.00-47.00 165s  
48.00 200s 48.00 Shprs Choice 95s 40.00-44.00 mostly 41.00-42.00 115s          
40.00-44.00 mostly 41.00-42.00 occas lower 140s 39.00-44.00 mostly 41.00-42.00 
occas low as 36.00 165s 45.00 200s 43.00 MX Marked Fancy 95s 32.00-36.00 mostly
33.00-34.00 115s 32.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 140s 32.00-36.00 mostly        
33.00-34.00 15 kg cartons TU 95s 37.00 115s 37.00                              
---LIMES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 6.00-8.00 mostly 
8.00 42s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 48s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 54s 5.00-6.00 mostly  
6.00 40 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 150s 17.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 175s   
17.00-20.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 200s 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 230s 16.00-20.00  
mostly 18.00                                                                   
---MISC CITRUS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon 140
sz 30.00 occas higher 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Pummelo 8s 30.00  
10s 30.00 12s 30.00 14s insufficient to quote Melogold 14s 24.00 18s           
25.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 4/5 bushel cartons DR Sour Orange irreg sz 20.00 22 lb
cartons w/ stems/leaves CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma lge 28.00-32.00 mostly      
30.00-31.00 25 lb cartons w/ stems/leaves CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma sml 28.00 
cartons 18 1-lb film bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon 22s 30.00 flat cartons
10 3-lb mesh bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma lge 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00
cartons IS Oro Blanco 24s 34.00 28s 34.00 10 kg cartons UR Ortanique 40s 24.00 
50s 24.00 10 kg containers AU Blood Orange 56 sz insufficient to quote         
---ORANGES:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 48s  
33.00-37.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 56s 33.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 occas lower  
72s 31.00-36.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 occas lower 88s 24.00-30.00 mostly          
26.00-27.00 occas lower 113s 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occas low as 20.00 
138s 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 Shprs Choice Navel 56s 30.00 72s 28.00 88s 24.00 
113s 20.00 138s 20.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Navel 48s insifficient  
to quote 100s 17.00 Hamlin 100s 21.00-23.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 125s 20.00      
---TANGERINES:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Sunburst 150s 
35.00 176s 33.00 FL U.S. No. 1 Fallglo 80s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 100s 32.00 
cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CL W. Murcott Afourer 24 size 24.00-25.00 28 size    
24.00-25.00                                                                    

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt cups with lids AG lge ord cond  
8.00 poor cond 3.00 MX lge 40.00 PE lge insufficient to quote ord cond 8.00    
poor cond 3.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids AG lge 18.00 ord cond 5.00-7.00    
mostly 5.00 poor cond 3.00 MX lge insufficient to quote ord cond 8.00 PE lge   
18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 ord cond 8.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 1.00   
many unsaleable                                                                
---CRANBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 24 12-oz film bags MA Late Howe lge 
5.00-7.00 mostly 6.00                                                          
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids GU Blackberries 
med 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 1.00 some          
unsaleable MX Blackberries lge 8.00-16.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 occas high as     
18.00 fr cond 4.00-6.00 mostly 4.00 some sold with price to be established     
later poor cond 1.00-2.00 mostly 1.00 many unsaleable fineappear 18.00-24.00   
mostly 20.00-21.00                                                             
---RASPBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA lge 24.00 fr  
cond 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 MX lge 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 fr cond    
12.00                                                                          
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET FL 8 1-LB HIGHER, CA 8 1-LB LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT       
STEADY.  flats 12 8-oz containers with lids CA med-lge 40.00 flats 8 1-lb      
containers with lids CA med-lge 24.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 FL sml-med      
18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 fr cond 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 fineappear        
28.00-36.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 MX sml-med fr cond 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 ord 
cond 5.00 flats 4 2-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 24.00                   

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 cartons GU 9s 22.00-26.00 mostly           
24.00-25.00 12s 25.00-28.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 oversized 1/2 cartons GU 9s (6  
size) 23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00                                           
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET GUATEMALA 5S AND 8S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  2/3     
cartons GU 4s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 5s 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 6s    
17.00-21.00 mostly 19.00 8s 18.00 MX 5s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 5s (4 size)   
14.00 6s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 8s 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 oversized 2/3    
cartons GU 4s (3 size) 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas high as 15.00 and  
low as 8.00                                                                    
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons FL Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s         
39.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 5s 38.00-39.00 mostly 38.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type
4s 40.00 5s 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s           
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 24 inch bins per melon FL Red Flesh Seedless Type     
Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 7.50-8.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round        
Varieties 10-14 lb avg insufficient to quote 15-19 lb avg insufficient to quote
20-24 lb avg 11.00                                                             

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack ME U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 100s 
22.00 Mcintosh 80s 31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 88s 31.00-32.00 100s 26.00 Cortland
80s 30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 88s 30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 Honeycrisp 80s 65.00 
88s 65.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 125s 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 138s 16.00-17.00
mostly 16.00 Honeycrisp 64s 30.00 72s 30.00 U.S. One Mcintosh 125s 16.00-17.00 
mostly 16.00 138s 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 NH U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 72s 28.00    
Cortland 88s 29.00 Macoun 80s 38.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 88s 28.00 Mcintosh 80s  
32.00 88s 31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 100s 30.00 Macoun 72s 34.00 80s 34.00 U.S.  
Fcy Red Delicious 64s 24.00 72s 24.00 80s 20.00 88s 20.00 Fuji 64s 30.00 Gala  
72s 21.00 80s 21.00 88s 21.00 Jonagold 80s 30.00 PA WAExFcy Pink Lady/Cripps   
Pink 88s 42.00 U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 88s 26.00 100s 24.00-25.00 113s        
23.00-24.00 Golden Delicious 88s 32.00 100s 28.00 125s 24.00-26.00 mostly      
24.00-25.00 Fuji 80s 36.00 88s 36.00 Gala 80s 36.00 88s 36.00 Honeycrisp 72s no
offerings WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s 34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 72s      
33.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 80s 33.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 88s          
32.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 100s 30.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 113s        
31.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 125s 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 Golden Delicious  
64s offerings insufficient to quote 72s 42.00 occas lower 80s 42.00-45.00      
mostly 43.00-44.00 88s 40.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 37.00  
occas high as 40.00 Fuji 56s 38.00 64s insufficient to quote 72s 38.00-40.00   
mostly 39.00 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 occas high as 44.00 88s 36.00-40.00  
mostly 37.00-38.00 occas lower 100s 34.00 125s 30.00 Granny Smith 56s          
fineappear 42.00-44.00 mostly 43.00 64s 38.00 fineappear 46.00-48.00 mostly    
46.00 72s 38.00 fineappear 44.00-48.00 mostly 46.00-47.00 80s 38.00 fineappear 
44.00-48.00 mostly 46.00-47.00 88s 38.00 fineappear 42.00-46.00 mostly         
44.00-45.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas low as 30.00 fineappear  
44.00 113s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 125s 29.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-34.00  
fineappear 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 Gala 64s 40.00 72s 40.00 80s         
38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 occas low as 36.00 fineappear 42.00 88s 38.00   
occas lower 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 113s 30.00 125s 28.00-32.00 mostly   
29.00-30.00 Braeburn 72s 38.00 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 88s          
38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 Honeycrisp 80s 64.00 fineappear 74.00 88s       
fineappear 72.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 80s 58.00-60.00 mostly 59.00 88s 58.00  
113s 50.00 cartons cell pack WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 80s 42.00 fineappear  
48.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 2 1/2" min 24.00 Mcintosh 2 
1/2" up 21.00-22.00 Cortland 2 1/2" up 21.00-22.00 U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" up 
18.00 WA WAExFcy Granny Smith 2 1/2" up 26.00 Gala 2 1/2" up 28.00-30.00 mostly
28.00 bushel cartons loose MA No Grade Marks Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00      
Cortland No Size Marks 18.00 NH No Grade Marks Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00    
Cortland No Size Marks 18.00 Honeycrisp No Size Marks 45.00 VT No Grade Marks  
Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00 Cortland No Size Marks 18.00 1/2 bushel cartons NY
U.S. ExFcy Lady Apples No Size Marks 30.00 No Grade Marks Crab Apples No Size  
Marks 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 4/5 bushel cartons OR ORExFcy Lady Apples No    
Size Marks 26.00                                                               
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET MX HASS 48S HIGHER; MX HASS 32-36S AND 60S LOWER; OTHERS  
STEADY.  cartons 2 layer DR Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 25.00 20s          
20.00-25.00 mostly 23.00 FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 14s          
19.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 16s 28.00 MX Hass 32s 38.00-43.00 mostly        
40.00-41.00 occas high as 45.00 36s 38.00-43.00 mostly 40.00-41.00 occas high  
as 45.00 48s 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 fr qual 32.00 60s 33.00-40.00 mostly     
38.00 fr qual 28.00 cartons 1 layer FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties   
10s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 12s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL
U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 40.00                                
---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.   5 kg cartons bagged AG Various Red Sweet  
Varieties exjbo 48.00-52.00 mostly 50.00-51.00 jbo 48.00-52.00 mostly          
50.00-51.00 xlge 47.00 CL Various Red Sweet Varieties exjbo 48.00-52.00 mostly 
50.00-51.00 . jbo 48.00-58.00 mostly 55.00-56.00 xlge 47.00                    
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Shinko 10s    
insufficient to quote Cactus Pears red 20s 16.00 36s 16.00 11 lb cartons loose 
CA ExFcy Dates Medjool lge 60.00 cartons 1 layer FL Carambola - Star Fruit 25s 
14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 WA Apple Pears Variety Not Marked 16s 16.00     
cartons 1 layer tray pack FL Passion Fruit 36s 30.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups     
pitted CA Dates 43.00 40 lb crates MX Cactus Pears Red 30s 35.00 White 30s     
35.00 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 1/2 cartons/flats CA Figs Brown Turkey med-lge 30.00-32.00 mostly 
31.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava giant 60.00-62.00 mostly 61.00                    
---GRAPES:  MARKET STEADY.  18 lb containers bagged PE White Seedless Type     
lge-exlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 Red Globe exlge 30.00 fr cond 15.00 19 lb   
containers CA U.S. One White Seedless Type exlge 34.00 19 lb containers bagged 
CA U.S. One Crimson Seedless exlge 18.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 Black        
Seedless exlge 28.00 fr cond 15.00 Autumn King exlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00  
ord cond 8.00 Autumn Royal exlge 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00 fr cond 15.00 ord    
cond 5.00 Scarlet Royal exlge 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00                   
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer CL Hayward 33s 9.00-10.00 mostly  
9.00 IT Hayward 36s 9.00 cartons loose CA Hayward 27 sz 23.00 30 sz            
insufficient to quote 36 sz 18.00 39 sz 17.00 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose  
CL Hayward 25 sz 21.00 30 sz 20.00-21.00 mostly 21.00 36 sz 20.00-23.00 mostly 
21.00-22.00 IT Hayward 25 sz 23.00 27 sz 18.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 30 sz  
21.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 33 sz 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 39 sz 21.00 NZ   
Hayward 25 sz 26.00 36 sz insufficient to quote                                
---MANGOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer BR Kent 6s 7.00-8.00 Tommy Atkins 6s
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 7s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 8s 7.00-8.00 mostly   
7.50-8.00 10s 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00 12s fr cond 3.00-4.00 EC Tommy Atkins 7s   
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 8s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 9s 7.00-8.00 mostly   
7.50-8.00 10s 7.50-8.00 Ataulfo 12s 9.00 14s 7.00-8.00 24s 3.00 40 lb cartons  
PR Green Cooking Type 60.00                                                    
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type lge 22.00 3.5  
kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 9s 16.00 10s 16.00 35-40 lb cartons GU       
Maradol Type 12s 25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Tainung 10s 26.00-28.00 mostly 
26.00-27.00 Green Cooking Type lge 26.00 MX Maradol Type 9s 26.00 12s 28.00    
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped NY U.S. One Bosc 2 3/4"  
up 34.00 OR U.S. One Bartlett 70s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 D'Anjou 80s         
36.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 90s insufficient to quote 100s insufficient to  
quote Bosc 70s 38.00-40.00 mostly 40.00 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 40.00 90s 40.00 
100s 38.00 WA U.S. One Bartlett 70s 36.00 80s 36.00 90s 36.00 100s 34.00       
D'Anjou 70s 39.00-42.00 mostly 40.00-41.00 occas lower 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly  
38.00-39.00 90s 38.00-39.00 mostly 38.00 occas higher 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly  
34.00 one label high as 38.00 120s 34.00 135s 34.00 150s 32.00 Bosc 80s        
38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 90s 40.00 100s insufficient to quote 2/5 bushel       
cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Comice 45s 26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 ORExFcy Forelle
81s 40.00 90s 40.00 108s 38.00 Stark Crimson 40s 28.00 WA U.S. One Red D'Anjou 
35s insufficient to quote 40s 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 45s 21.00-24.00   
mostly 22.00-23.00 Comice 35s 24.00 French Butter 40s 28.00 45s 26.00 Stark    
Crimson 35s 22.00                                                              
---PERSIMMONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CA Fuyu 18s 13.00 20s 13.00  
Hachiya 10s 10.00-12.00 12s 6.00-12.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 18s 16.00 SP Triumph   
10s 8.00 25 lb cartons loose CA Fuyu lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00        
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 10.00-12.00    
mostly 11.00 6s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas high as 15.00 7s          
10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occas high as 15.00 8s 8.00-12.00 mostly        
10.00-11.00 occas high as 15.00 ord cond 2.00-4.00 mostly 3.00                 
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green 28.00 EC Green           
26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 GU Green 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 Yellow 28.00  
---POMEGRANATES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer CA Wonderful 22s 35.00       
fineappear 44.00 24s 35.00 26s 35.00 fr appear 28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00-29.00  
30s 28.00-33.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 occas low as 25.00                          

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX lge 36.00 flats 12 4.4-oz cups 
with lids MX lge 40.00                                                         
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries lge 33.00-36.00  
mostly 34.00-35.00                                                             
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge 33.00-36.00 mostly         
34.00-35.00                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 26.00 poor cond  
3.00                                                                           

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 80s 34.00 Fuji 80s 45.00 
Granny Smith 80s 45.00 Braeburn 80s 45.00 Pinova (Sonata) 80s 36.00            
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons containerized CR lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00  
---GRAPES: 19 lb containers bagged CA U.S. One Red Seedless exlge 29.00 Autumn 
King exlge 39.00 ord cond 8.00 Autumn Royal lge 20.00 ord cond 5.00            
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bosc 80s 49.00                
---POMEGRANATES: cartons 2 layer CA Wonderful 30s 39.00