Shipping Point Fruit Report - Fresno, CA
FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 22-MAR-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.                                         
                                                                                

FR_FV110                                                                        
                                                                                
                                                                                
Fresno,      CA: Rain 55-66
Oxnard,      CA: Rain 58-62
Salinas,     CA: Rain 49-63
Santa Maria, CA: Rain 53-64
McAllen,     TX: Cloudy/Wind 65-85
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

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 GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Includes palletizing and cooling.  
Wide range in quality. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids 16.00-20.00 mostly         
16.00-18.00 few 14.00 occasional higher and lower                              
---MISC BERRIES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and cooling.
Wide range in quality and condition. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids Blackberries 
7.00-12.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occasional higher and lower                        
---RASPBERRIES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and       
cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. flats 12 6-oz cups with lids Red 
18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 few 26.00 occasional higher                     

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: DEMAND DEMAND CONVENTIONAL VERY GOOD, ORGANIC GOOD. MARKET    
ORGANIC HIGHER, CONVENTIONAL ABOUT STEADY. Inludes palletizing and cooling.    
Wide range in quality and condition. Most present shipments from previous      
commitments and/or prior bookings. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med       
12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 few 18.00 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC   
flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occasional
higher                                                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing
and cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. flats 8 1-lb containers with 
lids med 10.00-12.00  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: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 84S HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY. Extra services 
included. cartons 2 layer Hass 32s 36.25-40.25 mostly 36.25-37.25 occasional   
lower 36s 36.25-40.25 mostly 36.25-37.25 occasional lower 40s 35.25-39.25      
mostly 35.25-37.25 occasional higher and lower 48s 36.25-40.25 mostly          
36.25-38.25 60s 29.25-34.25 mostly 30.25-32.25 occasional higher 70s           
27.25-33.25 mostly 28.25-30.25 84s 17.25-21.25 mostly 18.25-19.25 occasional   
higher                                                                         

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2017 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND DEMAND CONVENTIONAL EXCEEDS SUPPLY,      
ORGANIC GOOD. MARKET CONVENTIONAL SLIGHTLY HIGHER, ORGANIC ABOUT STEADY.       
Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality and condition. Most    
present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. Harvest     
curtailed by rain and wet fields. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med        
14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med   
16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 few 22.00 occasional higher                     

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---STRAWBERRIES: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND CONVENTIONAL EXCEEDS SUPPLY, ORGANIC
GOOD. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality and condition.   
Most present shipments from previous commitments and/or prior bookings. Harvest
curtailed by rain and wet fields. flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med-lge    
Supplies in too few hands to establish market.  F.O.B. report to resume when   
volume increases. ORGANIC flats 8 1-lb containers with lids med-lge   Supplies 
in too few hands to establish market.  F.O.B. report to resume when volume     
increases.                                                                     

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 38.25-42.25 mostly 40.25-41.25       
occasional higher 36s 38.25-42.25 mostly 40.25-41.25 occasional higher 40s     
38.25-42.25 mostly 40.25-41.25 occasional higher 48s 38.25-43.25 mostly        
40.25-42.25 60s 30.25-36.25 mostly 32.25-34.25 occasional higher and lower 70s 
26.25-33.25 mostly 30.25-32.25 84s 17.25-23.25 mostly 18.25-20.25