Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-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.                                         
                                                                                

IX_FV110                                                                        
                                                                                
Phoenix,     AZ: Partly Cloudy 69-93
Yuma,        AZ: Partly Cloudy 67-96
Bakersfield, CA: Partly Cloudy 65-86
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 66-96
Fresno,      CA: Partly Cloudy 53-80
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 59-73
Salinas,     CA: Partly Cloudy 50-66
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 54-74
McAllen,     TX: Sunny 60-86
San Antonio, TX: Partly Cloudy 47-81
Culiacan, SI     MX: Sunny 76-101
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 77-100
Morelia, MI      MX: Sunny 51-73
Torreon, CO      MX: Partly Cloudy 61-87
Veracruz, VE     MX: Rain/Wind 75-82
Villahermosa, TB MX: Rain 74-82                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

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 29.53-38.53 mostly 30.53-36.95 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 19.80-29.55 mostly 21.55-26.53 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                                                 

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY 12S VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra  
services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous  
commitments. 1/2 cartons 9s 9.95-14.95 mostly 11.95-12.95 12s 12.95  oversized 
1/2 cartons 6s (5 size) 7.95-8.95  occasional higher 9s (6 size) 9.95-14.95    
mostly 11.95-12.95                                                             

CENTRAL ARIZONA                                                                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---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 9.50-10.95 mostly 9.50-10.50 6s 9.50-10.95
mostly 9.50-10.50 oversized 2/3 cartons 5s (4 size) 10.00-10.50                

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
2/3 cartons 4s   supplies insufficient to establish a market 5s 6.35-8.95      
mostly 7.00-7.35 few 9.45 6s 6.35-7.95 mostly 6.35-7.35 few 9.45 8s 6.35-7.50  
mostly 6.35                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and
condition. 24 inch bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .24-.26 
mostly .24 few .28 approx 45 count .22-.26 mostly .24-.26 occasional higher and
lower approx 60 count .22-.24 mostly .22 occasional higher and lower           

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: DEMAND 140-165S FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET 140-165S       
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and price. 7/10    
bushel cartons Marked Choice 75s 15.00-18.00  occasional higher 95s 15.00-18.00
occasional higher 115s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 occasional higher 140s   
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 occasional higher 165s 15.00-18.00 mostly       
16.00-18.00 occasional higher 200s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00              
---LIMES: SUPPLY 110-150S FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.   
Wide range in quality, condition and price. 40 lb cartons Seedless Type 110s   
9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occasional higher 150s 9.00-12.00 mostly         
10.00-12.00 occasional higher 175s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occasional   
higher 200s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occasional higher 230s 7.00-11.00   
mostly 10.00 few 12.00 occasional higher and lower 250s 6.00-10.00 mostly      
8.00-9.00                                                                      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2018 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  24 inch bins per  
lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .21-.24 mostly .24 few .25-.26      
approx 45 count .21-.24 mostly .24 few .25-.26 approx 60 count .18-.22 mostly  
.20-.22                                                                        

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

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra  
services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 10.95  12s 10.95                             

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 21.55-22.53  72s         
22.55-23.53  88s 29.03-29.55  113s 33.03-33.55  138s 32.03-32.55  Shprs Choice 
40s 13.53-13.55  48s 18.53-18.55  56s 19.55-20.53  72s 21.55-22.53  88s        
28.53-29.55  113s 32.03-32.55  138s 31.53-32.05