Shipping Point Fruit Report - Fresno, CA
FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 16-FEB-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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No reports will be issued on Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of the Washington's
Birthday holiday. The next report will be issued on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
 
                                                                               
Fresno,      CA: Sunny 37-67
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 50-71
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 36-68 
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 41-71
McAllen,     TX: Cloudy/Wind 70-86
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

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 STEADY. Precooling and     
palletization included. 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose Hayward 25 sz          
26.50-27.50 mostly 27.50 27 sz 25.50-26.50  30 sz 23.50-24.50  33 sz           
22.50-23.50  36 sz 20.50-22.50  39 sz 21.50  42 sz 16.50-19.50 mostly          
17.50-19.50 45 sz 15.50-17.50                                                  

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 BEST MODERATE, OTHERS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes    
palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality. Many present shipments from    
previous commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids       
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 few 16.00                                             
---MISC BERRIES: DEMAND BEST MODERATE, OTHERS LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.   
Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. Many    
present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 12    
6-oz cups with lids Blackberries 8.00-10.00  few 12.00 occasional higher       
---RASPBERRIES: DEMAND BEST MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.      
Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. Many    
present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 12    
6-oz cups with lids Red 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 few including previous  
commitments 24.00                                                              

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND CONVENTIONAL BEST FAIRLY LIGHT, OTHERS LIGHT; ORGANIC  
LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Inludes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.  
Most present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 8
1-lb containers with lids med 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occasional higher       
ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00   
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 LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Includes palletizing and 
cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. Many present shipments from      
previous commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids  
med 7.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 few including previous commitments 12.00       
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: SUPPLY 32-48S FAIRLY LIGHT, 70 AND 84S FAIRLY HEAVY, 60S MODERATE.
DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Extra services included. cartons 2 layer Hass  
32s 36.25-42.25 mostly 38.25-39.25 36s 36.25-42.25 mostly 38.25-39.25 40s      
36.25-42.25 mostly 36.25-38.25 48s 36.25-40.25 mostly 36.25-38.25 60s          
26.25-32.25 mostly 28.25-30.25 occasional higher 70s 23.25-29.25 mostly        
24.25-26.25 84s 16.25-18.25 mostly 16.25-17.25 occasional higher and lower     

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND CONVENTIONAL BEST MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT;       
ORGANIC LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide     
range in quality and condition. Many present shipments from previous           
commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med       
12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 occasional higher ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with
lids med 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 occasional higher                      

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND CONVENTIONAL BEST MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT;       
ORGANIC LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in  
quality and condition. Many present shipments from previous commitments and/or 
prior bookings. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med-lge 12.00-16.00 mostly   
14.00 ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med-lge 20.00-24.00 mostly     
20.00-22.00 occasional higher                                                  

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 40.25-44.25 mostly 40.25-42.25 36s   
40.25-44.25 mostly 40.25-42.25 40s 38.25-42.25 mostly 38.25-40.25 48s          
38.25-40.25  60s 32.25-38.25 mostly 33.25-35.25 70s 26.25-32.25 mostly         
29.25-31.25 occasional higher 84s 18.25-22.25 mostly 20.25-22.25 occasional    
higher