Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 03-JAN-2018                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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HC_FV010                                                                       
WEATHER AT 7:00 AM: CLEAR: 56                                                  
YESTERDAY'S WEATHER: 78                                                        
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA jbo       
36.50-37.50 (marked 10 sz) 40 sz 31.50-32.50 cartons 4 5-lb containers CA 32 sz
24.00-24.50 36 sz 24.00-24.50 1/2 bushel cartons CA jbo 25.00-26.00            
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Star    
Ruby 23s 26.00-27.00 occas higher/lower 27s 27.00-28.00 occas higher/lower 32s 
27.00-28.00 occas higher/lower 36s 26.00-27.00 occas higher/lower 40s          
24.00-25.00 occas higher/lower 48s 20.00-21.00 occas higher/lower TX Texas     
Fancy Marked Rio Star 23s 23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas higher 27s      
23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas higher 32s 23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 
occas higher 36s 25.00-26.50 mostly 25.00-26.00 occas lower 40s 23.00-25.50    
mostly 23.00-25.00 occas higher 48s 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 56s         
22.00-23.00                                                                    
---LEMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s         
43.00-45.00 mostly 43.50-44.50 95s 42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 occas higher 
115s 42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 occas higher 140s 42.00-46.00 mostly       
44.00-45.00 occas higher 165s 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 occas higher/lower
200s 35.00-38.00 mostly 35.50-36.50 occas higher 235s 32.00-34.00 mostly       
32.00-33.00 occas higher Shprs Choice 75s 33.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 95s   
33.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 one label higher 115s 33.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 one    
label higher 140s 33.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 one label higher 165s 33.00-35.00   
mostly 33.00-34.00 one label higher 200s 30.50-31.50 one label higher 235s     
26.00-27.00 one label higher Uncl (Standard) 95s 25.00-26.00 115s 23.00-25.00  
mostly 24.00-25.00 occas higher 140s 24.00-25.00                               
---LIMES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and appearance. 40 lb    
containers MX Seedless Type 110s 18.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occas          
higher/lower 150s 22.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 occas low as 20.00 175s       
22.00-27.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 occas low as 20.00 200s 22.00-27.00 mostly      
25.00-27.00 occas low as 20.00 230s 20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occas low as
18.00 35-36 lb cartons MX Seeded Types 300s 26.00-28.00 500s 14.00-16.00       
---MISC CITRUS:  MARKET CA 7/10 BUSHEL CARTONS SWEET LIME JUMBO SLIGHTLY LOWER,
OTHERS STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons CA Satsuma col 29.00-30.00 jbo 25.00-26.00  
lge 21.50-22.50 few high as 25.00 w/ stems/leaves CA Satsuma irreg sz          
22.00-23.00 one label high as 26.50 fr qual 18.00 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st     
Grade Blood Orange Moro 44s 21.00-22.00 48s 20.00-22.00 68s 19.00-22.00 82s    
15.00-16.00 7/10 bushel cartons CA Meyer Lemon 115s 35.00-40.00 140s           
35.00-40.00 165s 35.00-40.00 Sweet Lime col 35.00-36.00 mam 33.00-34.00 jbo    
29.00-30.00 Shprs 1st Grade Pummelo 8s 25.00-26.00 10s 25.00-26.00 23s         
17.00-18.00 Melogold 14s 20.50-21.50 18s 22.00-23.00 23s 22.00-23.00 27s       
22.00-23.00 32s 17.50-18.50 10 lb cartons CA Kumquats 22.00-30.00 mostly       
25.00-27.00 Meyer Lemon med 11.00-12.00 cartons loose each CA Citron Buddha'S  
Hand (Fingered) 5.00-6.00                                                      
---ORANGES:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 40s  
23.00-26.00 48s 25.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-29.00 occas higher 56s 25.00-30.00    
mostly 27.00-29.00 occas higher 72s 25.50-29.00 mostly 25.50-27.50 occas higher
88s 24.50-28.00 mostly 24.50-26.50 occas higher 113s 23.00-27.00 mostly        
24.00-26.00 138s 24.00-26.00 occas higher 163s 23.00-25.00 Shprs Choice Navel  
48s 21.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 one label high as 28.00 56s 21.00-23.00     
mostly 21.00-22.00 one label high as 28.00 72s 21.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00  
one label high as 27.00 88s 19.50-23.00 mostly 19.50-21.00 one label high as   
26.00 113s 18.50-21.00 mostly 18.50-20.00 one label high as 24.00 138s         
17.50-20.00 mostly 17.50-19.00 one label high as 22.00 TX U.S. Combination     
Navel 64s 24.00-25.00 Marr 48s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 56s 23.00-24.00  
64s 23.00-24.00 72s 21.00-22.00 occas higher 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade    
Navel Cara Cara 56 size 22.00 72 size 22.00 88 size 22.00                      
---TANGERINES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Fallglo
64s 32.00 80s 32.00 10 kg cartons PE BOAT Honey 60s 28.00                      

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET MEXICO SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT    
STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CL AIR lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00
few high as 30.00 occas lower MX lge 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 one label  
high as 30.00 PE AIR lge 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00  occas higher/ lower   
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX      
Blackberries lge 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 few high as 24.00 occas        
higher/lower                                                                   
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS OXNARD DISTRICT LIGHT. MARKET MEXICO SLIGHTLY HIGHER,
CA STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Oxnard District California Red med 
26.00-28.00 occas higher/lower MX Red med 24.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 one   
label high as 36.00 occas lower                                                
---STRAWBERRIES: OFFERINGS SANTA MARIA VERY LIGHT. MARKET CA OXNARD DISTRICT   
1-PINT CONTAINERS WITH LIDS SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. Wide range in       
quality, condition and appearance. flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CA Oxnard
District California med-lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 poorer quality and  
condition lower flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA Oxnard District California
med-lge 18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 one label 26.00 poorer quality and      
condition lower Santa Maria California med offerings insufficient to quote.    

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 cartons GU BOAT 9s 15.00-18.00 mostly      
16.00-18.00 occas higher/lower 12s 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas        
higher/lower MX 9s 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 occas higher/lower 12s       
10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 occas higher/lower oversized 1/2 cartons GU BOAT
9s (6 size) 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 occas higher/lower MX 9s (6 size)   
14.00-16.00 occas higher/lower                                                 
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET STEADY.  2/3 cartons GU BOAT 5s 10.00-12.00 mostly       
10.00-11.00 MX 5s 8.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 6s 8.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-11.00
8s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas lower                                     
---WATERMELONS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET CARTONS 4S & 5S RED FLESH SEEDLESS
TYPE SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. Wide range in quality and appearance.      
cartons MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s 40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 occas     
higher few low as 38.00 5s 40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 occas higher few low 
as 38.00 flat cartons MX Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 10.00-14.00 mostly    
12.00-14.00 ord cond 3.00-5.00 poorer condition lower                          

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack CA San Joaquin Valley California 
U.S. ExFcy Granny Smith 64s 32.00-34.00 occas higher/lower 72s 32.00-34.00     
occas higher/lower 88s 30.00-32.00 occas higher/lower 100s 24.00-26.00 occas   
higher/lower 113s 23.00-25.00 occas higher/lower 125s 26.00-28.00 occas        
higher/lower 138s 23.00-25.00 occas higher/lower 163s 23.00-25.00 occas        
higher/lower Gala 64s 25.00-27.00 72s 25.00-27.00 88s 22.00-24.00 100s         
20.00-22.00 113s 20.00-22.00 125s 22.00-24.00 138s 20.00-22.00 163s 20.00-22.00
CD CDFcy Mcintosh 80s 45.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 56s 18.00-20.00 64s       
18.00-20.00 72s 18.00-20.00 fineappear 19.00-20.00 88s 18.00-20.00 fineappear  
19.00-20.00 100s 18.00-20.00 fineappear 19.00-20.00 113s 16.00-18.00 125s      
20.00-22.00 138s 18.00-20.00 163s 20.00-22.00 Golden Delicious 64s fineappear  
34.00-36.00 72s fineappear 34.00-36.00 88s fineappear 28.00-30.00 100s         
fineappear 24.00-26.00 125s fineappear 24.00-26.00 138s 24.00-26.00 Fuji 56s   
36.00-38.00 64s 28.00-30.00 72s 28.00-30.00 88s 26.00-28.00 100s 22.00-24.00   
113s 22.00-24.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min 
14.00-15.00 Fuji 15.00-16.00 Granny Smith 2 1/2" min 15.00-16.00               
---APRICOTS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 3 layer tray pack CL
AIR Castlebrite 147s 30.00 120s 33.00-34.00                                    
---AVOCADOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer MX Hass 40s      
42.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-46.00 occas higher/lower 48s 42.00-46.00 mostly       
44.00-46.00 occas higher/lower 60s 36.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-41.00 occas        
higher/lower 70s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 occas higher/lower 84s         
26.00-32.00 mostly 28.00-30.00 occas lower                                     
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CR BOAT 14.00-15.00 EC BOAT         
15.00-16.00 GU BOAT 13.50-14.00 few second labels 9.50-10.00 MX 13.00-14.00    
Burro 14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00 40 lb cartons institutional pack EC BOAT petite 
16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-16.50 GU BOAT petite 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-16.50 20
lb cartons CB BOAT Manzano 20.00-22.00 EC BOAT Red 12.50-13.50 Manzano         
17.00-18.00 15 lb cartons EC BOAT Baby 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00          
---CHERRIES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  5 kg cartons bagged CL AIR  
Rainier exjbo 44.00-50.00 mostly 44.00-46.00 jbo 44.00-50.00 mostly 46.00-48.00
Brooks jbo 38.00-40.00 occas higher/lower xlge 36.00-38.00 occas higher/lower  
lge 34.00-36.00 occas higher/lower                                             
---FRUITS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET CARTONS WRAPPED APPLE PEAR YALI TYPE  
LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  11 lb cartons loose CA Dates Medjool lge          
24.00-29.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 cartons 1 layer CA San Joaquin Valley California
Apple Pears Hosui 12s 15.00-16.00 18s 13.00-14.00 flat cartons EC AIR Pepino   
16s 16.00-16.50 20s 16.00-16.50 cartons 1 layer tray pack CA Kiwano 11s        
34.50-38.50 12s 34.50-38.50 Passion Fruit 33s 65.00 flats 1 layer CA Feijoa 28s
32.50-35.00 39s 32.50-35.00 30-32s 32.50-35.00 34-36s 32.50-35.00 San Joaquin  
Valley California Figs Black Mission 54s 38.00-40.00 Tiger (Panache) 54s       
38.00-40.00 cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Quince Pineapple 30s 36.00-38.00 36s  
26.00 flats 12 8-oz containers with lids CA San Joaquin Valley California Figs 
Black Mission 48.00-50.00 Brown Turkey 48.00-50.00 18 kg containers wrapped CQ 
Apple Pears Yali 64s 20.00 10 lb cartons CA Guava 14.00-16.00 13 lb cartons MX 
Guava 15.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-18.00                                           
---GRAPES:  MARKET CA BLACK SEEDLESS TYPE JBO & PE SUGARONE JBO LOWER, OTHERS  
ABOUT STEADY.  18 lb containers bagged CL BOAT White Seedless Type exlge       
44.00-45.00 PE BOAT Sugraone jbo 42.50-44.50 occas higher/lower Red Globe jbo  
34.00-36.00 lge 30.00-33.00 19 lb containers bagged CA San Joaquin Valley      
California White Seedless Type lge 22.00-24.00 Flame Seedless med-lge          
18.00-20.00 Black Seedless jbo 16.00-18.00 lge 14.00-16.00 Autumn King jbo     
fineappear 26.00-28.00 occas higher Sweet Celebration jbo fineappear           
22.00-24.00 occas higher PE BOAT Flame Seedless jbo 40.00 lge 38.00            
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer CA Hayward 27s 9.00-10.00 IT
Yellow Flesh 25s 17.00-18.00 occas lower 20 lb cartons loose CA Hayward 27 sz  
26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 36 sz 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 flats 12   
6-oz cups with lids OR Kiwi Berries (Baby Kiwi) 32.00 occas higher bins CA     
Hayward 46 sz 95.00                                                            
---MANGOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer EC Kent 7s 5.00-7.00 mostly   
5.00-6.50 occas higher/lower 8s 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 occas higher/lower  
9s 4.00-6.50 mostly 5.00-6.00 occas higher/lower 10s 3.00-5.00 mostly 3.50-4.50
occas higher/lower 12s 3.00-5.00 mostly 3.00-4.00 poorer condition all sizes   
lower Tommy Atkins 7s 5.00-6.00 occas lower 8s 4.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 occas
lower 9s 4.00-5.50 mostly 5.00 occas lower 10s 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.50 12s       
3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50 poorer condition all sizes lower                    
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET CARTONS 2 LAYER TRAYPACK 30S & 40S 
SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack CL AIR Various Yellow
Flesh Varieties 30s 31.00-33.00 40s 31.00-33.00 54s 36.00-38.00 60s 28.00-30.00
64s 28.00-30.00                                                                
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons HI AIR Solo Type Yellow Flesh 8s     
18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 9s 18.00-21.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 10s           
18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons MX Maradol Type 12s 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00   
occas higher 35 lb cartons MX Green Cooking Type 18.00-19.00 occas higher      
(approx 20 count) 3.5 kg containers BR Solo Type Red Flesh 9s 15.00            
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray   
pack CL AIR Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 48s 22.00-24.00 52s 22.00-24.00 9 kg
containers loose CL AIR Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 60 sz 24.50-26.50       
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped OR Hood River U.S. One   
Bartlett 110s 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 135s 28.00-30.00 mostly           
28.00-29.00 D'Anjou 80s 33.00-35.00 WA U.S. One Bartlett 80s 36.00-38.00 mostly
36.00-37.00 90s 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 135s 28.00-30.00 mostly         
28.00-29.00 D'Anjou 80s 33.00-35.00 90s 30.00-32.00 Bosc Golden 80s 34.00-36.00
90s 34.00-36.00 110s 24.00-26.00 120s 24.00-26.00 2/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA
U.S. One Comice 40s 20.00-22.00 Forelle 81s 28.00-30.00 99s 28.00-30.00 Seckel 
81s 18.00-20.00 Stark Crimson 40s 16.00-18.00                                  
---PERSIMMONS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA  
Fuyu 20s 16.00-18.00 Hachiya 18s 14.00-15.00 occas higher/lower 20s 14.00-16.00
occas higher/lower SP Fuyu 12s 9.00-9.50 14s 9.00-9.50 15s 9.00-9.50 25 lb     
cartons loose CA Fuyu med 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 occas higher/lower    
Hachiya med 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 occas higher/lower                  
---PINEAPPLES: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons 1 layer
CR BOAT golden ripe 6s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas higher few prior   
bookings low as 8.00 7s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas higher few prior  
bookings low as 8.00 8s 10.00-11.00 SF AIR Baby Type 10s 26.00                 
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB BOAT 29.00-30.00 EC BOAT       
27.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 occas higher/lower GU 28.00-30.00               
---POMEGRANATES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer CA San       
Joaquin Valley California Smith/Angel Red 16s 26.00 36s 23.00-25.00 Wonderful  
22s 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 30s 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 36s      
20.00-22.00 44s 22.00 56s 22.00-24.00                                          

ORGANIC                                                                        

BERRIES                                                                        
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries lge 22.00-24.00  
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Red med 28.00-32.00            

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons EC BOAT 20.00-22.00 occas higher MX BOAT 22.00-23.00 
one label 24.50