Shipping Point Fruit Report - Fresno, CA
FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 16-MAR-2018                                  
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (559) 487-5178     Fax:  (559) 487-5199                                 
                                                                                
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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Fresno,      CA: Showers 47-58
Oxnard,      CA: Cloudy/Rain 46-58
Salinas,     CA: Cloudy/Rain 47-54
Santa Maria, CA: Cloudy/Rain 47-60
McAllen,     TX: Partly Cloudy 68-92
                                                                               
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL & NORTHERN DISTRICTS CALIFORNIA                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---KIWIFRUIT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 30-33 SZ SLIGHTLY LOWER,   
OTHERS LOWER. Precooling and palletization included. 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers 
loose Hayward 25 sz 25.50-27.50 mostly 26.50-27.50 27 sz 25.50-26.50  30 sz    
24.50-25.50  33 sz 23.50-24.50  36 sz 21.50-23.50 mostly 21.50-22.50 39 sz     
19.50-22.50 mostly 19.50-20.50 42 sz 16.50-17.50  45 sz 13.50-16.50 mostly     
15.50-16.50                                                                    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and   
cooling. Wide range in quality. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids 10.00-14.00 mostly
10.00-12.00 occasional higher                                                  
---MISC BERRIES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes palletizing
and cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids 
Blackberries 7.00-12.00 mostly 8.00-10.00 occasional higher                    
---RASPBERRIES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and   
cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids Red 
18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 few including previous commitments 24.00 occasional   
higher                                                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Inludes palletizing and cooling. 
Wide range in quality and condition. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med     
8.00-12.00 mostly 8.00-10.00 occasional higher ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers 
with lids med 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 occasional higher and lower       

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and      
cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids
med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 occasional higher                                 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---AVOCADOS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
cartons 2 layer Hass 32s 35.25-38.25 mostly 36.25-37.25 occasional lower 36s   
35.25-38.25 mostly 36.25-37.25 occasional lower 40s 34.25-37.25 mostly         
35.25-37.25 occasional higher 48s 34.25-39.25 mostly 35.25-37.25 60s           
27.25-33.25 mostly 28.25-30.25 70s 25.25-31.25 mostly 26.25-28.25 occasional   
higher 84s 16.25-20.25 mostly 17.25-18.25 occasional higher                    

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and cooling.
Harvest intermittent and wide range in quality and condition due to light      
rains. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00    
occasional higher ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med 16.00-20.00    
mostly 16.00-18.00 few 22.00 occasional higher and lower                       

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and cooling.
Harvest intermittent and wide range in quality and condition due to light      
rains. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med-lge 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00
occasional higher and lower ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med-lge  
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 few 22.00 occasional higher and lower           

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---AVOCADOS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Extra        
services included. flats 2 layer Hass 32s 38.25-42.25 mostly 40.25-41.25 36s   
38.25-42.25 mostly 40.25-41.25 40s 38.25-42.25 mostly 40.25-41.25 48s          
36.25-41.25 mostly 40.25-41.25 60s 29.25-34.25 mostly 32.25-34.25 70s          
26.25-32.25 mostly 26.25-28.25 occasional higher and lower 84s 17.25-21.25     
mostly 18.25-20.25 occasional higher