Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Boston, MA
BOSTON Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                       
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BH_FV010                                                                       
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CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES:  MARKET MOROCCO 18SZ HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  flat cartons
10 3-lb mesh bags CA 24 sz 36.00 halo's 32 sz 34.00 Tin Tang MR 24 sz 28.00    
Bagu 2.3 kg/5 lb containers MR 18 sz 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.50 Sweet Citrus        
3.50-4.50 mostly 4.00 Gazzelle                                                 
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons TX Texas Fancy Marked
Rio Star 27s 32.00 32s 29.00-30.00 mostly 29.00 36s 27.00 40s 23.00 48s 20.00  
4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Red 27s 32.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 32s 29.00-32.00
mostly 29.00-30.00 36s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 40s 22.00-25.00 mostly         
23.00-24.00 48s 17.00-20.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 occas high as 24.00 56s         
17.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 occas high as 24.00 White 27s 27.00 40s 25.00         
---LEMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 75s         
33.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 fineappear 40.00 95s 33.00-34.00 mostly 33.00 115s    
31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 140s 30.00 fr appear 36.00-38.00 mostly 37.00 165s    
fineappear 40.00-42.00 mostly 41.00 200s fineappear 40.00-42.00 mostly 41.00   
Shprs Choice 95s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 115s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 140s   
26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 165s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 15 kg cartons SP No     
Grade Marked 95s 22.00 115s 22.00 140s 22.00                                   
---LIMES:  MARKET 175S - 230S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX   
Seedless Type 36s 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 42s 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 48s    
15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 54s 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 40 lb cartons CB Seedless
Type 175s 40.00 MX Seedless Type 150s 45.00-50.00 mostly 48.00 175s 45.00-50.00
mostly 46.00-47.00 occas high as 50.00 200s 45.00-50.00 mostly 46.00-47.00     
occas high as 55.00 230s 45.00-50.00 mostly 46.00-47.00                        
---MISC CITRUS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Blood Orange   
Moro 44s 21.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 56s 22.00 Meyer Lemon 140 sz           
30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 7/10 bushel cartons CA Pummelo 12s 30.00 4/5    
bushel cartons DR Sour Orange irreg sz 22.00 FL Sour Orange irreg sz 22.00 10  
lb cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Kumquats med 44.00 22 lb cartons w/ stems/leaves 
CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma Okitsu Wase irreg sz 26.00 cartons 18 1-lb film bags
CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon sml 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 flat cartons 10    
3-lb mesh bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Satsuma med 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00   
---ORANGES:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 40s  
29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 occas high as 34.00 48s 29.00-35.00 mostly 32.00-33.00
56s 29.00-34.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 occas low as 28.00 72s 28.00-32.00 mostly   
29.00-30.00 88s 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occas high as 24.00 113s        
17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas low as 16.00 138s 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00
163s 14.50-15.00 mostly 15.00 Cara Cara 72s 38.00 one label Shamouti (Jaffa)   
48s 21.00 56s 18.00 64s 20.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Valencia 80s    
20.00 100s 18.00-23.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 125s 18.00 Pineapple 100s 20.00 1/2  
cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel Cara Cara 72 size 22.00-24.00 mostly 23.50    
---TANGELOS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Minneola 48s    
34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 56s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 64s 34.00-36.00 mostly   
35.00 80s 32.00 100s 30.00 120s 29.00 FL U.S. No. 1 Minneola 48s 38.00-40.00   
mostly 39.00 Honeybell 56s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 Honeybell 80s 26.00        
Honeybell fineappear 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 Honeybell cartons 12 3-lb film   
bags FL U.S. No. 1 Minneola 80 size 28.00 Honeybell                            
---TANGERINES:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Golden Nugget 
col 31.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 FL Tango 32 size 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00   
U.S. No. 1 Sunburst 80s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 100s 37.00-38.00 120s 36.00   
150s 18.00 cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA U.S. No. 1 Golden Nugget 24 size       
43.00-45.00 mostly 44.00 Honey Mandarins 24 size 35.00 2.3 kg/5 lb containers  
MR U.S. No. 1 Honey Mandarins 36 size 4.50-5.00 mostly 5.00                    

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CL lge     
22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 occas high as 28.00 PE lge 12.00-18.00 mostly   
14.00-15.00 ord cond 6.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CL lge fr cond 12.00 MX 
lge 18.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 fineappear 25.00-27.00 mostly 26.00 PE lge  
18.00                                                                          
---MISC BERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries 
lge 9.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas high as 16.00 fineappear 27.00-30.00   
mostly 28.00-29.00                                                             
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge         
27.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 ord cond 5.00 flats 6 12-oz containers with lids
MX lge 18.00                                                                   
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 8 1-lb containers with lids FL med-lge 
12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 ord cond 8.00 poor cond 1.00-3.00 mostly 2.00   
some unsaleable fineappear 21.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas high as 27.00  
MX med-lge ord cond 8.00 fineappear 21.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas high  
as 27.00 flats 4 2-lb containers with lids FL med-lge poor cond 1.00-3.00      
mostly 2.00 some unsaleable                                                    

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET GUATEMALA 9S-15S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2      
cartons CR 9s 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 12s 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00
15s 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas low as 10.00 GU 9s 14.00-18.00 mostly 
16.00 occas lower as 12.00 12s 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas low as     
12.00 15s 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas low as 10.00 HD 9s 12.00-15.00  
mostly 14.00-15.00 occas low as 10.00 12s 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas 
low as 10.00 15s 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas low as 10.00 oversized   
1/2 cartons CR 9s (6 size) 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 GU 9s (6 size) 14.00-16.00 
mostly 15.00 HD 9s (6 size) 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00                           
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET STEADY.  2/3 cartons CR 6s 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 GU 5s
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 occas low as 10.00 6s 12.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 occas  
low as 10.00 HD 5s 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas low as 8.00 6s         
12.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 occas low as 8.00 8s 8.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00     
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons GU Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s    
14.00 HD Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties 5s 30.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless
Type Round Varieties 4s 34.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 5s 28.00-32.00 mostly         
30.00-32.00 24 inch bins per melon MX Red Flesh Seedless Type Round Varieties  
10-14 lb avg 5.00 15-19 lb avg 6.50-7.00 mostly 7.00 20-24 lb avg 10.00-12.00  
mostly 10.00                                                                   

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack CD Ontario CDExFcy Honeycrisp 80s
66.00-68.00 mostly 67.00 88s 66.00-68.00 mostly 67.00 ME U.S. ExFcy Red        
Delicious 100s 22.00 Mcintosh 80s 31.00-32.00 mostly 31.00 88s 31.00-32.00     
mostly 31.00 100s 26.00 Cortland 80s 30.00-31.00 mostly 31.00 88s 30.00-31.00  
mostly 30.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 125s 18.00-19.00 mostly 19.00 138s         
18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 U.S. One Mcintosh 125s 16.00-17.00 mostly 17.00 138s  
16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 NH U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 72s 28.00-32.00 mostly 32.00   
80s 28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 88s 31.00 Mcintosh 80s 32.00   
88s 30.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-32.00 100s 30.00 U.S. Fcy Red Delicious 64s 24.00 
72s 24.00 80s 20.00 88s 20.00 Fuji 100s 24.00 125s 19.00 PA U.S. ExFcy Red     
Delicious 88s 26.00 100s 24.00-25.00 113s 23.00-24.00 Golden Delicious 88s     
32.00 100s 28.00 125s 26.00 Fuji 80s 36.00 88s 36.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious  
64s 34.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 occas low as 32.00 72s 32.00-36.00 mostly   
34.00-35.00 80s 32.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 88s 32.00-36.00 mostly          
35.00-36.00 100s 30.00-34.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 113s 31.00-33.00 mostly 32.00  
125s 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 occas low as 26.00 Golden Delicious 64s    
45.00 72s 43.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 80s 43.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 88s
40.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 occas high as 46.00 100s 40.00-42.00 mostly     
41.00 Fuji 48s 39.00 56s 39.00 72s 37.00 80s 37.00 fineappear 44.00 88s 37.00  
fineappear 44.00 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 occas high as 38.00 125s 31.00  
Granny Smith 56s offerings insufficient to quote fineappear 55.00 64s          
38.00-42.00 mostly 39.00-40.00 occas high as 48.00 fineappear 48.00-53.00      
mostly 50.00-51.00 72s 47.00-48.00 mostly 47.00 fineappear 50.00-52.00 mostly  
51.00 80s 47.00-48.00 mostly 47.00 fineappear 48.00-50.00 mostly 48.00-49.00   
88s 47.00-48.00 mostly 47.00 fineappear 48.00-50.00 mostly 48.00-49.00 100s    
44.00-46.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 fineappear 48.00 113s 42.00-46.00 mostly        
44.00-45.00 125s 44.00-46.00 mostly 45.00 Gala 72s 41.00-45.00 mostly          
43.00-44.00 80s 41.00-44.00 mostly 42.00-43.00 88s 41.00-44.00 mostly          
42.00-43.00 100s 34.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 113s 34.00-36.00 mostly        
34.00-35.00 125s 32.00 Braeburn 64s 38.00-40.00 mostly 39.00 72s 36.00-40.00   
mostly 38.00-39.00 80s 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 occas low as 35.00 88s   
35.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 100s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink   
72s 60.00 80s 50.00 fineappear 60.00 88s 44.00-48.00 mostly 45.00-46.00        
fineappear 53.00-60.00 mostly 55.00-57.00 100s 48.00-50.00 mostly 49.00 cartons
cell pack WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 80s 48.00-50.00 mostly 49.00 96s         
offerings insufficient to quote cartons 12 3-lb film bags NY U.S. ExFcy Gala 2 
1/2" min/up 24.00 Mcintosh 2 1/2" min/up 21.00-22.00 Cortland 2 1/2" min/up    
21.00-22.00 U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" min/up 18.00 WA WAExFcy Fuji 2 1/2" min/up
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Granny Smith 2 1/2" min/up 38.00 Gala 2 1/2" min/up   
28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00                                                       
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer MX Hass 32s 28.00-33.00 mostly   
30.00-31.00 occas low as 36.00 fr qual 26.00 36s 28.00-34.00 mostly 30.00-31.00
fr qual 25.00 40s 33.00 48s 28.00-33.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 occas high as 36.00 
fr qual 25.00 60s 32.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 fr qual 24.00 flats 2 layer DR      
Various Greenskin Varieties 18s 36.00 20s 36.00 24s offerings insufficient to  
quote                                                                          
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons containerized CB lge 16.00-18.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 CR lge 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 EC lge 15.00-18.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 40 lb cartons institutional pack EC petite 16.00-18.00      
mostly 17.00-18.00 HD petite 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 15 lb cartons EC   
Baby sml 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00                                              
---FRUITS OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Shinko 10s    
19.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 Cactus Pears red 20s 17.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00   
36s 17.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 11 lb cartons loose CA ExFcy Dates Medjool  
lge 60.00 cartons 1 layer CQ Apple Pears 10s 19.00 FL Carambola - Star Fruit   
16s 36.00 cartons 24 10-oz cups pitted CA Dates 43.00 10 lb cartons FL Passion 
Fruit Purple 10s 42.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets MX Figs Black Mission med-lge     
36.00 flats 12 8-oz containers with lids MX Figs Black Mission med-lge 36.00   
sml-med 33.00 containers film wrapped CA Edible Flowers Mixed Blooms 96s 12.00 
TW Edible Flowers Orchid-Dendrobium 50s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 96s           
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 flats 8 16-oz containers with lids MX Figs Black      
Mission med-lge 48.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava Green giant 50.00                 
---GRAPES:  MARKET STEADY.  18 lb containers bagged CL White Seedless Type     
lge-exlge 27.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 Red Seedless exlge 22.00-28.00 mostly 
24.00-25.00 Black Seedless exlge 22.00 fineappear 32.00 PE White Seedless Type 
exlge 33.00-37.00 mostly 34.00-35.00 ord cond 5.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 Red   
Seedless exlge 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 Black Seedless exlge 32.00 poor  
cond 1.00-5.00 mostly 3.00-4.00 Red Globe exlge 20.00                          
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer CL Hayward 33s 9.00-12.00 mostly  
10.00-11.00 IT Hayward 33s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 36s 9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00
9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CL Hayward 25 sz 28.00 33 sz 27.00 36 sz       
20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 39 sz 23.00 GR Hayward 36 sz 20.00-23.00 mostly 
21.00-22.00 IT Hayward 25 sz 25.00 27 sz 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 30 sz  
21.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 33 sz 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 36 sz 24.00 39 sz
21.00                                                                          
---MANGOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer BR Tommy Atkins 10s 10.00 CR Tommy  
Atkins 8s 10.00 9s 11.00 10s 11.00 MX Tommy Atkins 10s offerings insufficient  
to quote Ataulfo 16s 11.00 PE Kent 6s 9.50 7s 9.50 8s 9.50 10s 9.50 40 lb      
cartons PR Green Cooking Type med 125.00                                       
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow  
Flesh Varieties 40s 20.00 44s 25.00                                            
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons FL Green Cooking Type lge 26.00 3.5  
kg containers BR Solo Type Golden 8s 16.00 10s 16.00 35-40 lb cartons GU       
Maradol Type 12s 28.00 Tainung 8s 32.00 10s 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00     
Green Cooking Type lge 25.00 MX Maradol Type 9s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 12s   
26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 Tainung 12s 28.00                                     
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow     
Flesh Varieties 40s 22.00 44s 25.00 48s 22.00                                  
---PEARS:  MARKET STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped AG Bartlett 80s          
42.00-44.00 mostly 43.00 90s 40.00-42.00 mostly 41.00 100s 35.00-36.00 mostly  
35.00 CL Bartlett 90s 43.00 OR U.S. One Bartlett 70s 40.00 80s 40.00 120s 34.00
135s 32.00 150s 32.00 D'Anjou 80s 37.00 90s 38.00 100s 38.00 150s 32.00 Bosc   
70s fineappear 70.00 80s 37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 fineappear 80.00 90s   
37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 fineappear 90.00 100s 38.00 120s 36.00 WA U.S.  
One Bartlett 70s 36.00 90s 37.00 D'Anjou 70s 39.00-42.00 mostly 40.00-41.00 80s
35.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 90s 37.00-39.00 mostly 38.00 100s 34.00-38.00   
mostly 35.00-36.00 120s 31.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 135s 28.00-33.00 mostly       
30.00-31.00 150s 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 Bosc 70s 37.00-38.00 mostly    
37.00 80s 37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 90s 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 100s     
35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 120s 34.00-36.00 mostly 35.00 Taylors Gold 50s  
27.00 2/5 bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One Comice 40s 25.00 45s 26.00 French 
Butter 50s 25.00 ORExFcy Forelle 55s 35.00 60s 35.00 81s 38.00 90s 38.00 108s  
38.00 Stark Crimson 40s 28.00 WA U.S. One Red D'Anjou 40s 23.00-26.00 mostly   
24.00-25.00 45s 21.00 120s 31.00 Comice 35s 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 Stark     
Crimson 40s 24.00                                                              
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET 5S HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  26 lb cartons CR golden
ripe 5s 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00 6s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 7s 10.00-13.00    
mostly 11.00 8s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 PN golden ripe 5s offering            
insufficient to quote                                                          
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB Green lge 28.00 EC Green med   
20.00 fineappear 28.00 GU Green med 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 Yellow med        
28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00                                                       
---PLUMS:  MARKET STEADY.  24 lb cartons loose CL Various Black Varieties 40-45
sz 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 60-65 sz fr cond 19.00 cartons 2 layer CL Various  
Black Varieties 56s 29.00 cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Larry Anne 56s          
22.00-24.00 mostly 23.00 Yummygiant 44s 25.00 Various Black Varieties 44s      
22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 Various Yellow Varieties 48s 28.00 52s 24.00    

ORGANIC                                                                        

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA 20 sz 40.00-44.00 mostly     
42.00-43.00 Gold Nuggets                                                       

BERRIES                                                                        
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries lge 40.00 ord    
cond 8.00                                                                      
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge 40.00 ord cond 12.00       
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids MX med-lge 30.00            

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Fuji 80s 49.00 Granny Smith 80s 52.00  
Gala 100s 36.00 Honeycrisp 88s 72.00                                           
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons containerized CR lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00  
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bosc 80s 49.00