Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-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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Phoenix,     AZ: Sunny 65-93
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny 62-91
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 50-74
Fresno,      CA: Sunny 46-72
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 52-68
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 41-69
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 50-79
McAllen,     TX: Partly Cloudy 66-83
San Antonio, TX: Sunny 61-85
Culiacan, SI     MX: Sunny 76-92
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 75-97
Morelia, MI      MX: Partly Cloudy 53-69
Torreon, CO      MX: Sunny 60-83
Veracruz, VE     MX: Cloudy/Wind 73-82
Villahermosa, TB MX: Thunderstorms 73-83                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Very wide range in price. 7/10
bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 75s 29.55-38.53 mostly 32.50-36.95 95s          
31.05-39.53 mostly 32.55-36.95 115s 29.55-39.53 mostly 32.55-36.95 140s        
26.55-39.53 mostly 30.05-35.95 165s 23.55-34.53 mostly 26.55-33.95 200s        
21.55-32.53 mostly 24.55-30.95 235s 21.55-29.55 mostly 21.55-26.53 occasional  
lower Shprs Choice 75s 21.50-30.53 mostly 23.55-28.95 95s 22.55-33.53 mostly   
24.50-31.53 115s 22.55-33.53 mostly 24.50-31.53 140s 22.55-36.53 mostly        
23.50-28.55 165s 21.55-33.53 mostly 23.55-27.55 200s 20.55-31.53 mostly        
22.55-26.55 235s 18.55-28.53 mostly 19.55-25.55 occasional lower               

CENTRAL ARIZONA                                                                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY     
HIGHER. Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings    
and/or previous commitments. 1/2 cartons 9s 9.95-10.95  occasional lower 12s   
9.95-10.95  occasional lower 15s   supplies insufficient to establish a market 
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or     
previous commitments. 2/3 cartons 5s 9.25-9.95  6s 9.25-9.95  oversized 2/3    
cartons 4s (3 size) 7.50-8.00  5s (4 size) 9.00-9.50                           

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND GOOD. Extra services included. 2/3 cartons 4s 6.35-8.95   
5s 6.35-8.95  6s 6.35-8.95 mostly 6.35-7.35 FIRST REPORT                       
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND GOOD AT SLIGHTLY LOWER PRICES. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.   
Wide range in quality and condition. 24 inch bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless    
Type approx 35 count .26-.30 mostly .28 few .24 approx 45 count .26-.30 mostly 
.28 few .24 approx 60 count .24-.26  occasional higher                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and price.  
7/10 bushel cartons Marked Choice 75s 16.00-20.95 mostly 17.00-18.00 95s       
16.00-20.95 mostly 17.00-18.00 115s 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 occasional  
higher 140s 16.00-18.95 mostly 17.00-18.95 few 20.00 165s 16.00-18.00 mostly   
17.00-18.00 occasional higher 200s 16.00-18.00  occasional higher              
---LIMES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality,         
condition and price. 40 lb cartons Seedless Type 110s 11.00-14.00 mostly       
11.00-12.00 occasional higher and lower 150s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00    
occasional higher and lower 175s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occasional higher and
lower 200s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occasional lower 230s 10.00-12.00          
occasional higher and lower 250s 8.00-10.00  occasional higher                 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  24 inch bins  
per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .30-.32 mostly .30 occasional   
lower approx 45 count .30-.32 mostly .30 occasional lower                      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in  
quality and condition. 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 23.00-24.00  few 26.00 35-40 lb
cartons Maradol Type 23.00-24.00  few 26.00                                    
---PINEAPPLES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 5S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 5.50-7.00 mostly 5.50 6s 5.50-7.00 mostly 5.50  
7s 5.50-7.00 mostly 5.50 8s 5.50-6.00 mostly 5.50                              

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra       
services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 7.00-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 12s 6.50-8.50     
mostly 7.45-8.00 oversized 1/2 cartons 9s (6 size)   supplies insufficient to  
establish a system                                                             
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT    
STEADY. Extra services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 8.00  occasional lower 6s 8.00 
occasional lower                                                               

SOUTH & CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                            
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2016 Season                                                                    
---ORANGES: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra    
services included.  Supplies held in few hands 7/10 bushel cartons Valencia    
Shprs 1st Grade 40s 18.53-18.55  48s 21.53-21.55  56s 21.53-21.55  72s         
22.53-22.55  88s 27.03-29.55  113s 31.03-33.55  138s 30.03-32.55  Shprs Choice 
40s 13.53-13.55  48s 18.53-18.55  56s 19.53-19.55  72s 21.53-21.55  88s        
25.03-29.55  113s 30.03-32.55  138s 29.53-32.05