Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 16-MAY-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 67-98
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny 66-97
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 60-80
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 71-99
El Centro,   CA: Sunny/Wind 63-97
Fresno,      CA: Partly Cloudy 57-73
Huron,       CA: Sunny 56-77
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny/Wind 50-66
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 52-65
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 47-67
McAllen,     TX: Sunny/Wind 72-97
San Antonio, TX: Partly Cloudy 67-93
Culiacan, SI     MX: Partly Cloudy 70-96
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 75-100
Morelia, MI      MX: Partly Cloudy 55-79
Torreon, CO      MX: Partly Cloudy 73-94
Veracruz, VE     MX: Sunny 77-84
Villahermosa, TB MX: Partly Cloudy 76-93                                                                    
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD AT SLIGHTLY LOWER PRICES. MARKET      
SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included.  Most present shipments from prior    
bookings and/or previous commitments. 1/2 cartons 9s 11.95-14.95 mostly        
11.95-12.95 12s 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 15s 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95            

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA AND CENTRAL ARIZONA                                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra       
services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 7.00-9.50  6s 7.00-8.50                      

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Most present shipments from prior  
bookings and/or previous commitments 24 inch bins per lb Red Flesh Seeded Type 
approx 28 count .16-.18 mostly .16 approx 35 count .16-.18 mostly .17-.18 Red  
Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .22-.24 mostly .24 few .26 previous        
commitments lower approx 45 count .24-.26 mostly .24 few .22 previous          
commitments lower approx 60 count .21-.24 mostly .22 few .20                   

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 AND 138S GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. 7/10 bushel cartons Valencia No Grade Marks 72s       
10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occasional higher 88s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00  
113s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 occasional higher 138s 12.00-14.00 mostly        
13.00-14.00                                                                    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 9S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, 15S   
LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 9.00-12.00 
mostly 9.00-10.00 12s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00 15s 4.50-6.50 mostly 4.50-5.00    
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET 6S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra 
services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 6.00-8.95 mostly 7.35 occasional higher and  
lower 6s 7.00-8.95 mostly 7.35-8.35 8s 3.00-4.50 mostly 4.00                   
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND MINIATURE MODERATE, 35 COUNT GOOD AT SLIGHTLY LOWER     
PRICES, OTHERS GOOD. MARKET MINIATURE 6S-11S, 45 COUNT SLIGHTLY HIGHER, 60     
COUNT HIGHER, 35 COUNT LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and   
condition. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous          
commitments. cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 8s
10.95-13.95 mostly 11.95 9s 10.95-13.95 mostly 11.95 11s 7.00-8.95 mostly 7.00 
occasional higher 24 inch bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count  
.16-.18 mostly .16 occasional higher and lower approx 45 count .18-.20  few .22
approx 60 count .18-.20 mostly .20 few .22 75-80s .10-.12 mostly .10 occasional
higher                                                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---GRAPES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET FLAME ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS LOWER. Extra 
services included. Wide range in price.  Many present shipments from prior     
bookings and/or previous commitments. 18 lb containers bagged Perlette U.S. One
lge 22.95-28.95 mostly 22.95-24.95 occasional lower Flame Seedless U.S. One lge
22.95-28.95 mostly 24.95-26.95 occasional lower Black Seedless U.S. One lge    
22.95-28.95 mostly 24.95-26.95 occasional lower                                
---MANGOES: DEMAND ATAULFO GOOD, TOMMY ATKINS MODERATE. MARKET TOMMY ATKINS 7S 
HIGHER, 6S AND 9S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Crossings include light
volumes of Haden variety. Wide range in quality and appearance. cartons 1 layer
Tommy Atkins 6s 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.50-5.00 7s 4.00-6.00  8s 4.00-5.25 mostly   
4.00-4.50 9s 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00 10s 3.25-4.00 mostly 3.25-3.50 12s 3.00-3.75
mostly 3.00-3.50 Ataulfo 12s 5.50-7.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 14s 5.50-7.00 mostly   
5.50-6.00 16s 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 18s 4.00-5.50 mostly 4.00-5.00 20s    
3.50-5.00 mostly 3.75-4.00 22s 3.50-5.00 mostly 3.50-3.75                      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LIMES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET 150-200S SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS LOWER. Wide     
range in price, quality and condition.  A few sales of 230-250s booked open    
with price to be established later. 40 lb cartons Seedless Type 110s           
22.00-32.00 mostly 25.00-30.00 few 34.00-38.00 occasional lower 150s           
22.00-30.00 mostly 24.00-28.00 few 32.00 occasional higher and lower 175s      
18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 occasional higher 200s 10.00-15.00 mostly       
12.00-14.00 few 16.00 occasional higher 230s 6.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00       
occasional higher 250s 6.00-8.00  few 10.00                                    

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 GOOD. Most present shipments from    
prior bookings and/or previous commitments. 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.  Lighter shipments expected to    
continue through May. LAST REPORT                                              

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET TAINUNG LOWER, MARADOL SLIGHTLY LOWER. Wide    
range in quality and condition. 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 19.00-23.00 mostly    
19.00-20.00 few 25.00 occasional lower 35-40 lb cartons Maradol Type           
19.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occasional lower                                
---PINEAPPLES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET LOWER.  cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s     
4.75-7.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 6s 4.75-7.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 few 7.50-8.00 7s      
4.75-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 8s 4.75-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50                       

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---MANGOES: SUPPLY HADEN VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HADEN 9-12S       
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, HADEN 6-8S AND ATAULFO 14-16S & 22S SLIGHTLY LOWER OTHERS     
ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and appearance. flats 1 layer Haden 6s     
4.25-5.50 mostly 5.00-5.50 7s 4.25-5.00 mostly 5.00 8s 4.25-5.00 mostly 5.00 9s
4.00-5.00 mostly 4.50-4.75 10s 3.50-4.50 mostly 4.00-4.25 12s 3.25-4.00 mostly 
3.75 Tommy Atkins 6s 4.25-5.00 mostly 4.50-5.00 7s 4.25-5.00  8s 4.25-5.00  9s 
4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00-4.50 10s 3.50-4.00  12s 3.25-4.00 mostly 3.50 Ataulfo 12s
5.50-8.50 mostly 7.00-8.50 one label 9.50 14s 4.00-6.50 mostly 6.00-6.50 16s   
4.00-5.50 mostly 5.00-5.50 18s 4.00-5.00 mostly 5.00 few 5.50 20s 3.75-4.75    
mostly 4.50 occasional higher 22s 3.75-4.75 mostly 4.00 occasional higher      

SOUTH & CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                            
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in prices. 7/10 bushel
cartons Shprs 1st Grade 75s 24.80-38.95 mostly 26.80-29.80 95s 26.80-38.95     
mostly 28.80-31.80 115s 25.80-38.95 mostly 28.80-31.80 140s 28.80-35.95 mostly 
29.80-32.80 165s 29.80-34.95 mostly 30.80-32.80 occasional higher 200s         
27.80-33.95 mostly 29.80-31.78 occasional higher 235s 24.80-31.95 mostly       
25.80-28.78 Shprs Choice 75s 17.80-32.95 mostly 19.78-22.80 95s 20.80-32.95    
mostly 22.80-26.80 115s 21.80-32.95 mostly 22.80-26.80 140s 24.80-32.95 mostly 
24.80-28.80 occasional higher 165s 26.80-32.95 mostly 27.80-29.80 occasional   
higher 200s 24.80-31.95 mostly 26.80-29.78 occasional higher 235s 21.80-28.95  
mostly 23.80-27.80 ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 75s 32.80-51.80 
mostly 35.80-45.80 few 56.78 95s 40.80-50.95 mostly 43.80-50.95 few 56.78 115s 
46.80-52.80 mostly 46.80-50.95 few 56.78 140s 44.80-48.90  few 56.78 165s      
44.80-48.95  few 56.78 Shprs Choice 95s 28.80-42.78 mostly 29.80-39.95         
occasional higher 115s 29.80-42.78 mostly 30.80-37.95 occasional higher 140s   
27.80-42.78 mostly 28.80-36.95 occasional higher                               
---ORANGES: SUPPLY 88-138S LIGHT. DEMAND 88-138S GOOD, OTHERS FAIRLY GOOD.     
MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons Navel Shprs 1st Grade 40s 15.80-18.95      
mostly 16.80-17.95 occasional higher 48s 20.80-24.80 mostly 20.80-22.80        
occasional higher 56s 21.80-25.80 mostly 21.80-24.80 occasional higher 72s     
22.80-27.80 mostly 23.80-27.80 occasional higher 88s 23.80-27.80 mostly        
24.80-27.80 occasional higher 113s 25.80-27.80  occasional higher 138s         
24.80-27.95 mostly 25.80-27.95 occasional higher Shprs Choice 40s 14.78-15.80  
few 16.80 48s 16.80-18.80  56s 17.78-18.80  occasional higher 72s 18.80-20.80  
occasional higher 88s 21.80-24.80 mostly 21.80-23.80 occasional higher 113s    
25.80-27.80  occasional higher 138s 24.80-27.50 mostly 24.80-26.50