Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 09-NOV-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 40                                            
Yesterday's high 57                                                            

This office will be closed and no report will be issued Monday, November 12, 2018,
in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday. The NEPC and the BMT will remain open for
business. The next report will be issued Tuesday, November 13, 2018.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                             
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons TX Texas Fancy Marked Rio  
Star 27s 33.00-34.00 36s 31.00 40s 26.00-27.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One  
Red 27s 33.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 32s 29.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 36s        
27.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 40s 24.00-27.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 48s          
22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 56s 21.00 15 kg containers PE Red 36s offerings 
insufficient to quote                                                          
---LEMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs Choice 95s 38.00-44.00
mostly 42.00 115s 38.00-44.00 mostly 42.00 140s 38.00-41.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 
occas higher 165s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 200s 36.00 MX Marked Fancy 95s 36.00
115s 36.00 140s 36.00 17 kg cartons CL Marked Fancy 75s 35.00 95s 30.00-35.00  
mostly 32.00-34.00 115s 30.00-35.00 mostly 32.00-34.00 140s 30.00 165s 30.00   
---LIMES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 36s 8.00-9.00 mostly 
8.00 42s 8.00 48s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 54s 6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00-7.00 occas   
higher 40 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 150s 20.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 occas      
higher 175s 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 200s 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00 230s        
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00                                                       
---MISC CITRUS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon 140
sz 34.00 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Pummelo 12s 30.00 Melogold 14s 
25.00-26.00 18s 28.00 23s 28.00-29.00 4/5 bushel cartons DR Sour Orange irreg  
sz 23.00 10 kg containers AU Blood Orange 56 sz 40.00                          
---ORANGES:  MARKET FL HAMLIN 125S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel    
cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 48s 36.00-37.00 mostly 37.00 occas high as    
40.00 56s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas high as 40.00 72s 30.00-34.00   
mostly 32.00-33.00 occas higher 88s 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 occas higher 113s 
25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 138s 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 Valencia 88s      
32.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 113s 32.00 occas higher 138s 32.00 4/5 bushel   
cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Navel 56s fr appear 18.00 Hamlin 100s 22.00-25.00 mostly 
22.00-23.00 occas higher fr appear 18.00 125s 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 15 kg   
cartons CL Navel 40s offerings insufficient to quote SF Valencia Seedless      
Midknight 48s offerings insufficient to quote                                  
---TANGERINES:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Fallglo 80s   
30.00 fr cond 18.00 100s 26.00 fr cond 18.00 120s 24.00 cartons 10 3-lb mesh   
bags CL W. Murcott Afourer 24 size 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 28 size 32.00-34.00
mostly 33.00 PE W. Murcott Afourer 24 size 30.00 ord cond 12.00 10 kg cartons  
PE Honey 50s offerings insufficient to quote                                   

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt cups with lids PE lge 30.00     
flats 12 6-oz cups with lids AG lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 ord cond 5.00 MX  
lge 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 fineappear 36.00 PE lge 18.00-22.00 mostly  
20.00-21.00 occas high as 28.00 low as 16.00 fr cond 8.00-12.00 mostly         
10.00-11.00                                                                    
---CRANBERRIES: OFFERINGS  LIGHT.   cartons 24 12-oz film bags MA Late Howe    
28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00                                                       
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET MEXICO 12 6-OZ LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz   
cups with lids AG Blackberries med poor cond 5.00-6.00 CA Blackberries lge     
24.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 GU Blackberries med poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00   
some unsaleable MX Blackberries lge 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 poor cond         
1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 some unsaleable                                          
---RASPBERRIES:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with  
lids CA lge 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 MX lge 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00     
flats 6 12-oz containers with lids CA lge ord cond 5.00-10.00 poor cond        
1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 some unsaleable MX lge ord cond 5.00-10.00 poor cond     
1.00-3.00 mostly 1.00-2.00 some unsaleable                                     
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET CA LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  flats 8 1-lb containers with
lids CA med-lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas low as 10.00 fr cond      
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 ord cond 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly
2.00 some unsaleable MX med-lge ord cond 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00 poor cond       
1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 some unsaleable                                          

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET CA 9S-12S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 cartons AZ 9s
16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 occas low as 10.00 12s 14.00-18.00 mostly       
16.00-17.00 occas low as 10.00 15s 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas low as 
12.00 CA 9s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 12s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 GA 6s        
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 12s 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 oversized 1/2 cartons CA 
9s (6 size) fr cond 6.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 some unsaleable       
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET STEADY.  2/3 cartons AZ 5s 8.00-12.00 mostly 9.00 occas  
high as 14.00 6s 8.00-12.00 mostly 9.00 occas high as 14.00 MX 5s 12.00-14.00  
mostly 13.00 fr cond 5.00 6s 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas high as 15.00
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET MEXICO 5S LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons FL Red  
Flesh Seedless Type 4s 38.00 5s 38.00 Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s          
20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 38.00 5s          
33.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 24 inch bins per melon FL Red Flesh Seedless Type     
Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 7.50 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties   
10-14 lb avg 5.00 15-19 lb avg 7.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 20-24 lb avg 9.50-10.00   
mostly 9.50 SC Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 15-19 lb avg 6.50       

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack ME U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 80s       
31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 88s 31.00-32.00 100s 26.00 Cortland 80s 30.00-31.00   
88s 30.00-31.00 Honeycrisp 80s 65.00 88s 65.00 U.S. One Mcintosh 125s          
17.00-18.00 138s 17.00-18.00 NH U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 88s 30.00 Cortland 88s     
30.00 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 Honeycrisp 64s 32.00-35.00 mostly          
33.00-34.00 72s 35.00 Macoun 72s 34.00 80s 34.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 64s    
24.00 72s 24.00 80s 20.00 88s 20.00 Golden Delicious 88s 24.00 Gala 72s 21.00  
80s 21.00 88s 21.00 PA U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 88s 26.00 113s 23.00-24.00 125s
24.00-25.00 Golden Delicious 88s 32.00 100s 28.00 125s 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 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 72s 33.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00  
80s 33.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 88s 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 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 38.00 72s 38.00-42.00 mostly           
39.00-40.00 80s 42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 88s 38.00-40.00 mostly 40.00    
100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 occas low as 28.00 125s 30.00-35.00 mostly       
33.00-34.00 occas low as 28.00 Fuji 56s 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 64s     
insufficient to quote 72s 38.00 80s 38.00 88s 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 100s    
34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 113s insufficient to quote 125s 30.00 Granny Smith 64s
44.00-48.00 mostly 45.00 occas low as 38.00 72s 44.00-46.00 mostly 45.00 occas 
low as 38.00 80s 34.00-38.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 occas high as 40.00 fineappear 
44.00 88s 34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 occas high as 40.00 fineappear        
40.00-42.00 mostly 41.00 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 occas high as 40.00 low 
as 30.00 113s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 125s 28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00     
occas high as 34.00 Gala 72s 36.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 80s 36.00-40.00    
mostly 37.00-38.00 88s 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00 occas higher 100s 34.00-36.00  
mostly 35.00 113s insufficient to quote 125s 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00 occas    
high as 32.00 Braeburn 72s 38.00 80s 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 88s 38.00 100s   
36.00 Honeycrisp 72s insufficient to quote 80s 74.00 88s 72.00 Pink Lady/Cripps
Pink 80s 58.00-62.00 mostly 60.00-61.00 fineappear 74.00 88s 60.00 100s 50.00  
113s insufficient to quote 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    
Gala No Size Marks 22.00 Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00 Cortland No Size Marks   
18.00 Honeycrisp No Size Marks 45.00 Macoun No Size Marks 26.00 Mutsu/Crispin  
No Size Marks 20.00-22.00 VT No Grade Marks Mcintosh No Size Marks 18.00       
Cortland No Size Marks 18.00 1/2 bushel cartons NY No Grade Marks Crab Apples  
No Size Marks 20.00 4/5 bushel cartons OR ORExFcy Lady Apples No Size Marks    
26.00                                                                          
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET MEXICO HASS HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  cartons 2 layer DR    
Various Greenskin Varieties 16s offering insufficient to quote 18s 24.00 20s   
24.00 FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 40.00 20s 40.00 MX Hass 32s 
50.00-60.00 mostly 55.00-58.00 occas high as 65.00 36s 50.00-60.00 mostly      
55.00-58.00 occas high as 65.00 40s offerings insufficient to quote 48s        
50.00-60.00 mostly 55.00-58.00 occas high as 65.00 60s 50.00-60.00 mostly      
55.00-58.00 occas high 65.00 cartons 1 layer FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin    
Varieties 12s 16.00 16s 22.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin
Varieties 18s 25.00-29.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 occas high as 32.00 20s 22.00 24s 
22.00                                                                          
---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                                              
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Hosui 24s     
18.00 Shinko 12s 16.00 16s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Cactus Pears Red 30s 16.00 
11 lb cartons loose CA ExFcy Dates Medjool lge 60.00 cartons 1 layer FL        
Carambola - Star Fruit 25s 15.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 WA Apple Pears Shinko
16s 18.00 cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Quince Pineapple 30s 44.00-48.00 mostly 
45.00 32s 42.00 36s 44.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups pitted CA Dates 43.00 40 lb    
crates MX Cactus Pears Red 30s 35.00 White 30s 35.00 flats 12 8-oz containers  
with lids CA Figs Black Mission lge 32.00 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 20 lb cartons FL Guava   
giant 60.00 occas lower                                                        
---GRAPES:  MARKET STEADY.  19 lb containers bagged CA U.S. One Red Seedless   
lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 ord cond 10.00 Black Seedless exlge         
24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 Red Globe exlge 25.00-27.00 mostly 27.00 Autumn King  
exlge 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occas low as 20.00 ord cond 10.00 Autumn  
Royal exlge 38.00 Scarlet Royal exlge 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 occas high
as 26.00 fr cond 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 21 lb containers bagged CA U.S.
One Red Globe exlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 fr cond 15.00 cartons 12 1-qt     
baskets MI Concord med no offerings cartons 8 2-lb containers with lids PE     
White Seedless Type lge 36.00 cartons 6 3-lb containers with lids CA U.S. One  
Red Seedless lge fr cond 15.00 cartons 6 3-lb baskets CA U.S. One Thompson     
Seedless sml-med 26.00                                                         
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer CA Hayward 18s offerings          
insufficient to quote CL Hayward 33s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 IT Hayward 36s 9.00
cartons loose CA Hayward 27 sz 20.00 30 sz 22.00 36 sz 20.00 39 sz 19.00 9 kg  
(19.8 lb) containers loose CL Hayward 25 sz 21.00 30 sz 21.00 36 sz 20.00-23.00
mostly 21.00-22.00 occas low 19.00 39 sz 25.00 IT Hayward 27 sz 20.00 33 sz    
24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 occas low as 20.00 NZ Hayward 22 sz 28.00 25 sz 
32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 33 sz 20.00                                           
---MANGOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer BR Keitt 6s 7.00-8.00 8s 7.00-8.00  
mostly 7.00 Tommy Atkins 6s 7.00-8.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 7s       
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 8s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 
poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00 9s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 10s 6.00-8.00 mostly  
7.00 EC Ataulfo 10s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 occas lower 14s 10.00-13.00 mostly
11.00-12.00 18s 8.00 40 lb cartons EC Green Cooking Type 85.00-99.00 PR Green  
Cooking Type 90.00-100.00                                                      
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  3.5 kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 10s 16.00    
35-40 lb cartons GU Tainung 10s 24.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 12s 24.00-30.00 
mostly 25.00-26.00 Green Cooking Type lge 22.00 MX Maradol Type 12s 25.00 PN   
Maradol Type 9s 24.00                                                          
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped CA U.S. One Bosc 70s     
25.00 80s 25.00 90s 25.00 100s 25.00 NY U.S. One Bosc 2 3/4" up 36.00 OR U.S.  
One Bartlett 70s 38.00 D'Anjou 80s 38.00 90s insufficient to quote 100s        
insufficient to quote Bosc 80s 40.00 90s 40.00 100s 38.00 WA U.S. One Bartlett 
70s insufficient to quote 80s 38.00 90s 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 120s 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 100s 34.00 one label high as 38.00 120s 34.00 135s 32.00 
150s 30.00 fineappear 38.00 Bosc 70s insufficient to quote 80s 38.00-40.00     
mostly 39.00 insufficient to quote 90s 40.00 100s insufficient to quote 2/5    
bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Comice 35s 27.00 40s insufficient to quote  
45s 26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 ORExFcy Forelle 81s 40.00 90s 40.00 108s 38.00    
Stark Crimson 40s WA U.S. One Red D'Anjou 40s 26.00 Comice 35s 20.00 French    
Butter 40s 28.00 45s 26.00 Seckel 35s 20.00 Stark Crimson 35s 20.00 40s        
insufficient to quote 50s offering insufficient to quote                       
---PERSIMMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Fuyu 16s 18.00 20s          
19.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 Hachiya 14s 18.00 17s 24.00 25 lb cartons loose CA    
Fuyu 50 sz 24.00                                                               
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  26 lb cartons CR golden ripe 5s 8.00-10.00     
mostly 9.00 6s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 7s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 fr cond 5.00 8s
8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 fr cond 6.00                                            
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green 22.00-26.00 mostly       
24.00-25.00 EC Green 26.00 GU Green 26.00 Yellow 28.00                         
---POMEGRANATES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer CA Early Wonderful 20s 28.00 
26s 26.00 Wonderful 18s 32.00 20s 28.00 22s 33.00 24s 34.00 26s 28.00 30s      
32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 Variety Not Marked 22s 33.00 30s 32.00                

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Blackberries lge 36.00        
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA lge 36.00                      
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 27.00 occas lower
ord cond 12.00 fineappear 36.00                                                

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 80s 34.00 Fuji 80s 45.00 
Granny Smith 80s 45.00 Gala 80s 39.00 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 White Seedless Type exlge 28.00 
Black Seedless exlge offerings insufficient to quote Scarlet Royal exlge       
28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00                                                       
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bartlett 80s 49.00 Bosc 80s   
49.00                                                                          
---POMEGRANATES: cartons 2 layer CA Wonderful 30s 36.00