Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 11-OCT-2019                                 
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (602) 514-7210     Fax:  (602) 514-7205                                 
                                                                                
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.  Reported prices generally      
include, but are not limited to, applicable brokerage fees and commissions,     
Customs fees and duties, U.S. packaging and U.S. freight costs prior to first   
sale, paid by the shipper/seller. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis         
excludes all charges for freight after sale.                                    
                                                                                

Fruit IX_FV110 

No reports will be issued on Monday, October 14, 2019 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. The next report will be issued on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.


Phoenix,     AZ: Sunny 65-88
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny 61-84
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 47-84
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 57-85
El Centro,   CA: Sunny 54-83
Fresno,      CA: Cloudy 53-81
Huron,       CA: Cloudy 44-82
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 61-86
Salinas,     CA: Cloudy 50-80
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 46-84
McAllen,     TX: Sunny/Windy 64-94
San Antonio, TX: Cloudy/Windy 53-80
Culiacan, SI     MX: Partly Cloudy 76-95
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 65-91
Morelia, MI      MX: Partly Cloudy 55-76
Torreon, TB      MX: Sunny 65-93
Veracruz, VE     MX: Sunny 76-86
Villahermosa, TB MX: Partly Cloudy 75-90                                                                               
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2019 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: SUPPLY 75-95 LIGHT, 115S FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND 75-140S FAIRLY GOOD,  
165-235S FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in prices. 7/10 bushel cartons
Shprs 1st Grade 75s 28.95-34.98 mostly 29.95-33.98 occasional higher 95s       
32.95-38.98 mostly 34.95-37.98 occasional higher and lower 115s 32.95-38.98    
mostly 34.95-37.98 occasional higher and lower 140s 27.95-35.98 mostly         
30.95-35.98 few 36.98 occasional lower 165s 24.95-28.98 mostly 25.95-27.98     
occasional lower 200s 20.95-26.98 mostly 22.95-25.98 occasional lower 235s     
19.95-24.98 mostly 20.95-23.98 ocasional higher and lower Shprs Choice 75s     
23.95-27.98 mostly 24.95-26.98 occasional higher 95s 26.95-31.98 mostly        
27.95-31.98 occasional higher 115s 26.95-31.98 mostly 26.95-30.98 occasional   
higher 140s 25.95-31.98 mostly 26.95-30.98 occasional lower 165s 21.95-27.98   
mostly 22.95-26.98 occasional lower 200s 19.95-25.98 mostly 20.95-24.98        
occasional lower 235s 18.95-23.98 mostly 19.95-22.98 occasional lower          

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD AT SLIGHTLY LOWER PRICES. MARKET 
SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included. 1/2 cartons 9s 12.95-14.95 mostly     
12.95 12s   supplies insufficient to establish a market. oversized 1/2 cartons 
9s (6 size) 12.95-14.95 mostly 12.95                                           
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra       
services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 10.95-12.95  6s 10.95-12.95  oversized 2/3   
cartons 5s (4 size) 10.95-11.95                                                

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Wide
range in quality and condition. cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s        
13.95-15.95 mostly 14.95 8s 13.95-15.95 mostly 14.95 9s 10.95-15.95 mostly     
12.95-13.95 per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s .24-.28 mostly .26 5s .24-.28    
mostly .26 6s .22-.26 mostly .24 occasional higher 24 inch bins Red Flesh      
Seedless Type 35s .22-.24  45s .22-.24  60s .18-.24 mostly .20-.22             

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2019 Season                                                                    
---LEMONS: SUPPLY 75-140S LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide 
range in price and quality. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or  
previous commitments. 7/10 bushel cartons Marked Choice 75s 22.00-30.00 mostly 
23.00-24.00 95s 22.00-30.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 115s 22.00-24.00  140s          
20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 165s 16.00-20.50 mostly 16.00-18.00 200s        
12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 occasional higher and lower 235s 10.00-14.00    
mostly 11.00-13.00 occasional higher and lower                                 
---LIMES: SUPPLY 110-175S VERY LIGHT, 230-250S HEAVY. DEMAND 110-150S EXCEEDS  
SUPPLY, 230-250S FAIRLY LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET 250S ABOUT STEADY,      
OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER. Wide range in price, quality and condition. Many sales  
of 230s and 250s booked open with prices to be established later. 40 lb cartons
Seedless Type 175s 14.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 200s 10.00-16.00 mostly      
12.00-14.00 230s 8.00-14.00 mostly 8.00-10.00 250s 7.00-10.00 mostly 8.00      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.    
Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or     
previous commitments. bins per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count      
.24-.28 mostly .26-.28 approx 45 count .24-.28 mostly .26-.28 occasional higher
approx 60 count .20-.24 mostly .22-.24                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2019 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and        
condition. 30-35 lb cartons Tainung 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occasional lower  
35-40 lb cartons Maradol Type 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occasional lower        
---PINEAPPLES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in     
quality.  Supplies held in few hands. cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 8.00-10.00
mostly 8.00-9.00 6s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 7s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 
8s 6.00  occasional higher                                                     

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---CANTALOUPS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 1/2  
cartons 9s 9.50-12.95 mostly 10.00-11.00 12s 9.50-12.95 mostly 10.00-11.00     
oversized 1/2 cartons 9s (6 size) 9.50-12.95 mostly 10.00-11.00                
---HONEYDEWS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra  
services included. 2/3 cartons 5s 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 6s 8.95-10.95   
mostly 9.95-10.95 8s   supplies insufficient to establish a market.            

SOUTH & CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                            
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2018 Season                                                                    
---GRAPEFRUIT: SUPPLY 40-56S LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SHIPPERS FIRST 27S 
SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Mostly Ruby Red variety. Wide range in    
prices. 7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 23s 16.95-21.98 mostly 16.95-19.98 
occasional lower 27s 15.95-21.98 mostly 15.95-18.95 32s 15.95-19.98 mostly     
16.95-18.98 occasional higher 36s 15.95-19.98 mostly 16.95-17.98 40s           
13.95-16.98 mostly 13.95-15.98 occasional higher 48s 12.95-14.98 mostly        
13.95-14.98 56s 11.95-14.98 mostly 12.95-13.98 occasional higher Shprs Choice  
23s 8.95-12.98 mostly 9.95-11.98 occasional higher 27s 9.95-13.98 mostly       
9.95-12.98 occasional higher 32s 12.95-15.98 mostly 12.95-14.98 occasional     
higher 36s 12.95-14.98  occasional higher 40s 11.95-14.98 mostly 11.95-12.98   
48s 11.95-13.98 mostly 11.95-12.98 56s 10.95-12.98 mostly 10.95-11.98          
---ORANGES: SUPPLY 113-138S LIGHT. DEMAND 113-138S FAIRLY GOOD, 72-88S         
MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SHIPPERS CHOICE GRADE 40-48S SLIGHTLY    
LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in prices. 7/10 bushel cartons Valencia 
Shprs 1st Grade 40s 10.95-15.98 mostly 11.95-14.98 48s 10.95-15.98 mostly      
11.95-14.98 occasional higher 56s 10.95-15.98 mostly 11.95-14.98 occasional    
higher 72s 11.95-16.95 mostly 12.95-15.98 occasional higher and lower 88s      
12.95-17.98 mostly 14.95-17.98 occasional lower 113s 18.95-20.98 mostly        
18.95-19.98 occasional lower 138s 17.95-19.98  few 20.98 Shprs Choice 40s      
9.95-12.98 mostly 10.95-11.98 occasional lower 48s 9.95-12.98 mostly           
10.95-11.98 occasional higher and lower 56s 9.95-12.98 mostly 10.95-12.98      
occasional higher and lower 72s 10.95-13.98 mostly 11.95-12.98 occasional lower
88s 11.95-14.98  few 15.98 occasional lower 113s 16.95-19.98 mostly 16.95-18.98
138s 16.95-18.98  few 19.98                                                    

TEXAS                                                                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2019 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  
Extra services included. Prices represent Central, North, and West Texas.  Most
present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. bins per lb 
Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .24-.28 mostly .26-.28 approx 45 count 
.24-.28 mostly .26-.28 occasional higher approx 60 count .20-.24 mostly .22-.24