Shipping Point Fruit Report - Benton Harbor, MI
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 14-FEB-2018                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (269) 982-1004     Fax:  (269) 982-1005                                 
                                                                                
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.                                         
                                                                                

BR_FV110                                                                        
                                                                                
Benton Harbor, MI. Clear 27-41
Grand Rapids, MI. Mostly Cloudy 28-41
Santiago, CL. Partly Cloudy 61-87                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Movement mostly via boat.  
Some shipments from prior commitments. Quality variable. flats 12 1-pt cups    
with lids lge 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 few fair-poor condition lower     
flats 12 6-oz cups with lids med-lge 11.00-12.00  fair condition 8.00-10.00,   
few higher ORGANIC flats 12 6-oz cups with lids med-lge 20.00-26.00  few 19.00,
occasional higher, fair condition lower                                        

CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY MIAMI AREA                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Movement via boat. Wide    
range in quality. flats 12 1-pt cups with lids lge 20.00-22.00  few 19.00,     
occasional prior commitments higher flats 12 6-oz cups with lids med-lge       
12.00-14.00  few 15.00-16.00 ORGANIC flats 12 6-oz cups with lids med-lge      
20.00-24.00  occasional higher, fair condition lower                           

CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA                                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Movement via boat. Some    
shipments from prior commitments. Quality variable. flats 12 1-pt cups with    
lids lge 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 few fair condition lower ORGANIC flats 
12 6-oz cups with lids med-lge 22.00-24.00  some 20.00, few fair condition     
lower                                                                          

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2017 Season                                                                    
---APPLES: SUPPLY FUJI FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.       
cartons tray pack Red Delicious U.S. ExFcy 88s 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-23.00  
few 18.00 125s 17.00-18.00  occas lower Golden Delicious U.S. ExFcy 88s        
24.00-27.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 occas higher and lower 125s 19.00-22.00  Fuji   
U.S. ExFcy 88s 30.00-34.00  few 28.00 Gala U.S. ExFcy 88s 26.00-32.00 mostly   
28.00-32.00 few high as 34.00, occas lower 125s 20.00-24.00  Mcintosh U.S.     
ExFcy 88s 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 few high as 30.00 Jonagold U.S. ExFcy 
88s 22.00-24.00  occas higher and lower Law Rome U.S. ExFcy 80s 20.00-22.00    
cartons 12 3-lb film bags Red Delicious U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 16.00-20.00      
mostly 16.00-19.00 occas lower Golden Delicious U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min          
17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 Fuji U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 20.00-24.00 mostly   
22.00-24.00 Gala U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 Mcintosh 
U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 18.00-20.00  few high as 22.00 Jonathan U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2"
min 18.00-20.00  occas lower Jonagold U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 17.00-20.00 mostly 
18.00-20.00 Law Rome U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 16.00-18.00  occas higher