Shipping Point Fruit Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-JAN-2018                                 
                                                                                
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.                                         
                                                                                

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No report will be issued on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. The next report will be issued on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.


Phoenix,     AZ: Sunny 46-70
Yuma,        AZ: Sunny 50-74
Bakersfield, CA: Partly Cloudy 47-63
Coachella,   CA: Sunny 48-75
El Centro,   CA: Partly Cloudy 44-76
Fresno,      CA: Cloudy 43-57
Huron,       CA: Partly Cloudy 43-60
Oxnard,      CA: Partly Cloudy 51-66
Salinas,     CA: Partly Cloudy 45-65
Santa Maria, CA: Partly Cloudy 47-73
McAllen,     TX: Sunny 48-68
San Antonio, TX: Sunny 38-61
Culiacan, SI     MX: Sunny 57-87
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Partly Cloudy 58-84
Morelia, MI      MX: Sunny 47-71
Torreon, CO      MX: Sunny 43-66
Veracruz, VE     MX: Cloudy/Wind 67-76
Villahermosa, TB MX: Cloudy/Wind 67-75                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

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.  7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st
Grade 75s 36.80-39.80 mostly 38.78-39.05 95s 38.78-41.80 mostly 38.78-39.80    
115s 37.80-40.05 mostly 38.78-39.80 140s 36.80-40.05 mostly 36.80-38.80 165s   
34.80-36.80  200s 32.80-35.80 mostly 32.80-34.95 235s 29.80-32.95 mostly       
29.80-30.05 Shprs Choice 75s 28.78-34.80 mostly 29.80-31.05 95s 31.80-35.05    
mostly 33.78-35.05 115s 30.95-35.05 mostly 32.80-35.05 140s 32.80-37.78 mostly 
32.80-34.80 165s 32.80-34.80  200s 29.80-32.95 mostly 31.80-32.95 235s         
25.80-30.95 mostly 26.80-29.78 ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons Shprs 1st Grade 95s 
34.50-56.78  occasional lower 115s 34.50-56.78  occasional lower 140s          
34.50-56.78  occasional lower                                                  
---ORANGES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons Navel   
Shprs 1st Grade 40s 17.78-19.95 mostly 17.78-17.80 occasional higher 48s       
19.80-22.80 mostly 20.78-20.80 56s 19.80-22.80 mostly 20.78-20.80 72s          
20.75-22.80  88s 18.75-23.80 mostly 21.80-22.95 113s 18.75-23.80 mostly        
21.80-22.95 138s 17.75-22.95 mostly 20.80-21.80 Shprs Choice 40s 15.78-16.95   
occasional higher 48s 16.80-19.80 mostly 16.80-17.95 occasional higher 56s     
16.80-19.80 mostly 16.80-17.80 occasional higher 72s 17.75-19.80 mostly        
17.75-18.95 88s 16.75-21.95 mostly 19.80-21.30 113s 16.75-22.30 mostly         
20.80-22.30 138s 15.75-21.95 mostly 19.80-21.30 ORGANIC 7/10 bushel cartons    
Navel Shprs 1st Grade 56s 26.95-37.78  72s 26.95-37.78  88s 26.95-37.78        

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---GRAPEFRUIT: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Crop 
progress slowed by unseasonably cold temperatures. Transportation issues       
continue to affect F.O.B. sales. 7/10 bushel cartons Marked Rio Star Texas     
Fancy 23s 16.35-18.95  27s 16.35-20.00 mostly 16.35-18.95 32s 16.35-18.95  36s 
17.00-19.95 mostly 18.35-19.95 40s 16.00-16.95  48s 15.00-16.35  56s           
14.95-16.35  Texas Choice 23s 12.10-16.95 mostly 12.10-13.00 27s 12.10-16.95   
mostly 12.10-13.00 32s 12.10-16.95 mostly 12.10-13.00 36s 12.10-17.95 mostly   
12.10-13.00 40s 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-12.10 48s 12.00-13.95  56s 12.00-13.10
                                                                               
---ORANGES: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Crop    
progress slowed by unseasonably cold temperatures. Transportation issues       
continue to affect F.O.B. sales. 7/10 bushel cartons Navel U.S. Combination 48s
13.35-15.95  56s 14.35-18.95 mostly 14.35-16.95 64s 14.35-18.00 mostly         
14.35-16.95 few 20.95 72s 16.35-20.00  few high as 22.95 88s 18.35-20.00  few  
high as 23.95 113s 20.00-20.35  few high as 24.95 Texas Choice 48s 12.00-14.95 
56s 12.25-15.95 mostly 12.25-14.00 few 17.95 64s 12.25-16.00  few 19.95 88s    
16.25-18.00  few high as 22.95 113s 18.00-18.25  few high as 23.95 Early       
Varieties U.S. Combination 48s 13.35-15.95  56s 14.35-18.95 mostly 14.35-16.95 
64s 14.35-18.00 mostly 14.35-16.95 few 20.95 72s 16.35-20.00  few high as 22.95
88s 18.35-20.00  few high as 23.95 113s 20.00-20.35  few high as 24.95 Texas   
Choice 48s 12.00-14.95  56s 12.25-15.95 mostly 12.25-14.00 few 17.95 64s       
12.25-16.00 mostly 12.25-15.95 few 19.95 88s 16.25-18.00  few high as 22.95    
113s 18.00-18.25  few high as 23.95                                            

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
2017 Season                                                                    
---GRAPEFRUIT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra        
services included.  Shipments slowed by transportation conditions. 7/10 bushel 
cartons Flame No Grade Marks 23s 8.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 27s 8.00-12.00  
mostly 9.00-11.00 32s   supplies insufficient to establish a market. 36s       
supplies insufficient to establish a market. 40s   supplies insufficient to    
establish a market.                                                            
---ORANGES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET 138S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra 
services included.  Shipments slowed by transportation conditions. 7/10 bushel 
cartons Early Varieties No Grade Marks 56s   supplies insufficient to establish
a market 72s   supplies insufficient to establish a market 88s 11.00-13.00     
mostly 12.00 occasional higher 113s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 138s        
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00                                                 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---HONEYDEWS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included. 
Transportation issues continue to affect F.O.B. sales. 2/3 cartons 5s          
7.35-10.15 mostly 8.35-8.45 6s 7.35-10.15 mostly 8.35-8.45 8s 6.35-8.35        
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET CARTON 4S AND 6S SLIGHTLY LOWER,   
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in price, quality and condition. Transportation
issues continue to affect F.O.B. sales cartons Red Flesh Seedless Miniature 6s 
12.00-13.95 mostly 12.00-12.95 8s 12.00-13.95 mostly 12.95-13.00 9s 9.00-12.95 
mostly 9.95-10.95 11s 9.00-10.95 mostly 9.00-9.95 occasional higher per lb Red 
Flesh Seedless Type 4s .32-.36 mostly .32-.34 occasional higher and lower 5s   
.32-.36 mostly .34 occasional higher 6s .30-.32  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                                                                    
---LIMES: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range
in price, quality and condition. Shipments slowed by transportation conditions.
40 lb cartons Seedless Type 110s 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 few 22.00-23.00
150s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 175s 18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 200s   
18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 230s 17.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 few 24.00   
250s 15.00-20.00 mostly 15.00-17.00                                            

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MELONS                                                                         
2017 Season                                                                    
---WATERMELONS: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Shipments slowed by  
transportation conditions. cartons per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s .35-.36   
occasional lower 5s .34-.36 mostly .35-.36 6s .32-.34 mostly .34 24 inch bins  
per lb Red Flesh Seedless Type approx 35 count .30-.34 mostly .30-.32          
occasional lower approx 45 count .30-.34 mostly .30-.32 occasional lower approx
60 count .26-.30 mostly .26-.28                                                

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---PAPAYA: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide     
range in quality and condition.  Shipments slowed by transportation conditions.
30-35 lb cartons Tainung 20.00-22.00  35-40 lb cartons Maradol Type 20.00-22.00
                                                                               
---PINEAPPLES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Shipments slowed by          
transportation conditions. cartons 1 layer golden ripe 5s 5.00-7.00 mostly     
5.00-6.00 occasional higher 6s 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 occasional higher 7s 
5.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 8s 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-6.00