Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Chicago, IL
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 12:29PM CDT
CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                      
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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HX_FV010                                                                       
WEATHER @ 7:00 AM: Showers 38                                                  
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 64                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flat cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA 36 sz     
32.00 cartons 4 5-lb containers CA 22.00                                       
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons TX Texas Fancy Marked
Rio Star 27s 32.00 56s 16.00 Texas Choice Marked Rio Star 23s 22.00-23.00 32s  
21.00-22.00 36s 19.00-20.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Red 23s 31.00 27s   
31.00 32s 28.00-28.50 36s 28.00-29.00 few 25.00 40s 20.00-22.00 occas higher   
White 36s 26.00                                                                
---LEMONS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 95s   
36.00-37.00 115s 36.00 140s offerings insufficient to quote 200s 33.50-33.75   
Shprs Choice 95s 24.75-26.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occas higher 115s 25.00-26.50  
mostly 26.00-26.50 140s 25.00-26.50 mostly 25.00-26.00 one label 29.00 165s    
32.50 (one label)                                                              
---LIMES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality & condition. 10 lb       
cartons GU Seedless Type 54s 10.00 MX Seedless Type 36s 12.00 42s 12.00 40 lb  
cartons MX Seedless Type 110s 54.00-56.00 mostly 55.00 150s 54.00-56.00 mostly 
55.00 fr cond 43.00 175s 54.00-56.00 mostly 55.00 200s 54.00-56.00 mostly 55.00
fr qual 50.00-52.00 few 48.00 230s 54.00-56.00 mostly 55.00 fr cond 48.00 ord  
cond 27.00 fr qual 50.00-52.00 250s fineappear 58.00-59.00 offerings light     
containers 17 2-lb bags MX Seeded Types 33.00-35.00 mostly 34.00-35.00         
---MISC CITRUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Blood Orange 
Moro 88s 17.00-17.50 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Pummelo 14s 27.00  
DR Sweet Lime col 36.00 mam 38.00-40.00 jbo 35.00 4/5 bushel cartons FL Sour   
Orange irreg sz 28.00-30.00 JM Uglifruit/Uniqfruit 14s 32.00 18s 32.00 10 lb   
cartons CA Kumquats 43.00-45.00 Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon lge 25.50-26.00    
cartons 18 1-lb film bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Meyer Lemon 115s 19.00            
---ORANGES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel
48s 30.00-32.00 56s 28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00-30.00 72s 24.00-24.50 88s         
18.00-18.50 113s 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 one label 19.00 138s 13.50-14.00 Cara
Cara 48s 34.00 56s 34.00-34.50 Shprs Choice Navel 72s 18.00 4/5 bushel cartons 
FL U.S. No. 1 Valencia 64s 20.00-21.00 one label 25.00 80s 20.00-21.00 few     
18.50 one label 24.00 100s 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-17.50 few 21.00 15.00-15.50
Pineapple 125s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel   
Cara Cara 72s 15.00-15.50 cartons 10 4-lb film bags CA Shprs Choice Navel 72   
size 27.00 88 size 24.00-24.50 FL U.S. No. 1 Valencia 80 size 22.00-23.00      
mostly 22.50                                                                   
---TANGELOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Minneola
64s 32.00 80s 32.00 125s 24.00 Shprs Choice Minneola 64s 28.00                 
---TANGERINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. No. 1 Honey 120s  
28.00-31.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 150s 28.00-29.00 cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags CA W.
Murcott Afourer irreg sz 28.00                                                 

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. wide range in quality flats 12 1-pt cups 
with lids CL lge fr qual 12.00 PE lge fr qual 12.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with    
lids CL lge 18.00-19.00 ord cond 7.00-8.00 MX lge 20.00-20.50                  
---MISC BERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX            
Blackberries lge 22.50 fr cond 10.00-10.50 fr qual 17.00 fineappear 27.00      
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.  wide range in quality & condition. flats 12  
6-oz cups with lids MX Red med 18.50-22.00 mostly 20.00-20.75 fineappear 25.50 
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. wide range in quality & condition flats 
8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 18.00 FL med-lge 20.00-20.50            

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 cartons GU 12s 15.00-16.00 15s       
17.00-18.00 HD 9s 15.00-16.00 12s 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 15s 15.00-16.00     
oversized 1/2 cartons GU 9s (6 size) 17.00-18.00                               
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  2/3 cartons GU 8s 14.00 HD 5s 14.00 6s    
15.00-16.00 8s 14.00 yellow 8s 12.00 oversized 2/3 cartons HD 5s (4 size) 16.00
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons per carton GU Red Flesh Seedless
Type 4s 30.00 5s 30.00 HD Red Flesh Seedless Type 5s 24.00-26.00 mostly        
25.00-26.00 6s 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s    
24.00-26.00 occas lower 5s 24.00-26.00 occas lower fineappear 35.00-36.00 6s   
24.00-26.00 occas lower flat cartons per carton HD Red Flesh Seedless Miniature
6s 16.00 24 inch bins GU Red Flesh Seedless Type 60s 200.00 MX Red Flesh       
Seedless Type 36s 235.00-240.00 60s 235.00-250.00 mostly 235.00-240.00         

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious   
64s 26.00-29.00 mostly 26.50-27.00 occas lower 72s 28.00-30.00 fineappear      
33.00-34.00 80s 28.00-30.00 88s 27.00-31.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 fineappear 34.00
100s 26.50-29.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 fineappear 30.00 Golden Delicious 64s      
36.50-38.00 fineappear 40.00-41.00 72s 37.00-38.00 fineappear 41.00 88s        
fineappear 40.00 100s 34.00-37.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 fineappear 40.00 Fuji 56s 
30.00 64s 27.00-30.00 72s 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 fineappear 43.00 80s  
30.00-32.00 88s 32.00 fineappear 38.00 100s 30.00-32.00 fineappear 35.00 Granny
Smith 64s 30.00 72s fineappear 40.00-41.00 80s fineappear 40.00 88s 40.00-41.00
fineappear 50.00 100s fineappear 44.00-46.00 Gala 64s 30.00 fineappear         
40.00-41.00 72s 31.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 fineappear 40.00-42.00 80s      
33.00-34.00 fineappear 36.00-38.00 88s fineappear 40.00-41.00 100s 33.00-36.00 
mostly 35.00-36.00 Braeburn 64s 26.00-28.00 72s 30.00 Jonagold 64s 30.00 72s   
30.00 80s 30.00 Honeycrisp 56s 32.00 64s 36.00-38.00 fineappear 42.00 80s      
38.00-42.00 mostly 40.00-42.00 fineappear 55.00 88s fineappear 42.00 100s      
35.00-36.00 113s 33.00-34.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 72s 44.00 88s 40.00 100s    
38.00 U.S. ExFcy Granny Smith 72s 36.00-38.00 100s 38.00-39.00 WAFcy Fuji 56s  
27.00-28.00 64s 24.00 125s 24.00 cartons cell pack NY U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 72s    
20.00 WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 60s 40.00 96s 38.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags
NY U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" min 20.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min    
24.00 occas higher 2 1/4" min 18.00-19.00 Golden Delicious 2 1/2" min          
23.00-26.50 mostly 24.00-25.00 few high as 32.00 Fuji 2 1/2" min 24.50-25.00   
Granny Smith 2 1/2" min fineappear 42.00 Gala 2 1/2" min 27.00-28.00           
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 2 layer DR Various Greenskin       
Varieties 24s 25.00 40s 20.00 48s 20.00 MX Hass 32s fr qual 21.75 36s          
32.00-34.00 fr qual 21.75 fineappear 36.00 40s 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-32.00  
fineappear 36.00 48s 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 occas lower fr qual 23.75  
fineappear 35.00-37.00 60s 28.00-32.00 mostly 31.00-31.50 fineappear 37.00 70s 
27.00-30.00 mostly 29.50-30.00 occas higher and lower fineappear 36.00 flats 2 
layer FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 20s 30.00 cartons loose MX Hass 
84s 22.00-23.00                                                                
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CB 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00   
occas lower fr qual 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower CR 18.00-20.00  
mostly 18.00-19.00 occas lower fr qual 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas    
lower GU 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 occas lower fr qual 16.00-18.00 mostly 
16.00-17.00 occas lower HD 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 occas lower fr qual  
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower MX 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00   
occas lower fr qual 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower 35 lb cartons CR
Burro 32.00 occas lower 20 lb cartons CB Manzano 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00-20.00
occas higher EC Red offerings insufficient to quote 15 lb cartons CR Baby      
12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 EC Baby 15.00-16.00 few 14.00 GU Baby 13.00     
---FRUITS OTHER: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears      
Shinko 12s 18.00 CL Apple Pears Hosui 14s 18.00 16s 17.00 FL Carambola - Star  
Fruit 20s 20.00-23.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 25s 20.00-23.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 30s
20.00-23.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 few high as 25.00 15 lb cartons loose CA Dates  
Medjool jbo 58.50 cartons 1 layer tray pack FL Passion Fruit Purple 20s        
33.00-35.00 occas higher 22s 33.00-35.00 occas higher 25s 33.00-35.00 occas    
higher 32s 33.00-35.00 occas higher 36s 33.00-35.00 occas higher NZ Kiwano 12s 
58.50 cartons 24 10-oz cups pitted CA Dates Deglet Nour 25s 46.00 cartons 24   
9-oz packages CA Figs Black Mission 62.00 Calimyrna 62.00 18 kg containers CQ  
Apple Pears Yali 72s 32.00 13 lb cartons MX Guava 14.00 16 lb cartons MX Guava 
20.00-21.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava 56.00-60.00 mostly 58.00 (Thai type) MX     
Guava 23.00-24.00                                                              
---GRAPES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  18 lb cartons CL Sweet Celebration med       
24.00-25.00 18 lb containers bagged CL Thompson Seedless med-lge 28.00-30.00   
few 32.00 Sugraone lge 31.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 Red Seedless exlge 34.00-35.00 
(Jack Salute) med-lge 28.00-29.00 (Jack Salute) Black Seedless exlge fineappear
36.00 lge 24.00-25.00 Red Globe med-lge 30.00 Sweet Celebration jbo 34.00-36.00
PE Crimson Seedless med-lge 25.00 Red Globe med-lge 22.00-24.00 few 19.00      
Jubilee med-lge 30.00 (Sweet)                                                  
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer IT Hayward 33s 13.00 9 kg   
(19.8 lb) containers loose CA Hayward 25 sz 23.00 36 sz 26.00 GR Hayward 30 sz 
24.00 33 sz 24.00 36 sz 23.00-23.50 39 sz 22.00-22.50 IT Hayward 36 sz 26.00 39
sz 24.00                                                                       
---MANGOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 1 layer MX Haden 8s 10.00 9s          
10.00-10.50 10s 9.50-10.50 mostly 10.00-10.50 12s 10.00 Tommy Atkins 6s 10.00  
7s 10.50-10.75 8s 10.00-10.75 10s 10.00 Ataulfo 12s 11.50-12.00 mostly 12.00   
occas higher 14s 10.50-11.00 few 10.00 occas higher 16s 9.00-9.50 mostly 9.50  
occas higher 18s 8.50 PE Kent 7s 10.00 50 lb cartons PE Green Cooking Type     
150.00                                                                         
---NECTARINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow  
Flesh Varieties 30s 26.00 9 kg containers loose CL Various Yellow Flesh        
Varieties 34 sz 36.00 36 sz 36.00                                              
---PAPAYA:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons HI AIR Solo Type Yellow Flesh  
8s 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 9s 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 40 lb      
cartons BZ Green Cooking Type 22.00 GU Green Cooking Type 20.00-22.00 3.5 kg   
containers BR AIR Solo Type Golden 8s 13.00 Red Flesh 8s 17.00 35-40 lb cartons
MX Maradol Type 6s 20.00-21.00 one label 27.00 8s 20.00-21.00 one label 27.00  
9s 20.00-21.00 one label 27.00                                                 
---PEACHES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Various Yellow     
Flesh Varieties 30s 26.00 40s 20.00-21.00 9 kg containers loose CL Various     
Yellow Flesh Varieties 34 sz 36.00 36 sz 36.00 40 sz 36.00 42 sz 36.00         
---PEARS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One        
Bartlett 90s 34.00 D'Anjou 80s 30.00-32.00 90s 30.00 Bosc 80s 34.00-36.00 90s  
33.00-35.00 ORFcy Bartlett 90s 25.00 Bosc 90s 27.00 WA U.S. Fcy D'Anjou 80s    
27.00 Bosc 80s 26.00 U.S. One Bartlett 80s 36.00 few low as 31.00 90s          
32.00-34.00 D'Anjou 70s 29.00 80s 30.00 90s 30.00 100s 32.00 150s 25.00 Bosc   
90s 28.00 135s 23.00 2/5 bushel cartons OR U.S. One Comice 30s 24.00-25.00 40s 
22.00 45s 19.00-20.00 50s 17.00 ORExFcy Forelle 65s 32.00 Seckel 65s 28.00 WA  
U.S. One Red D'Anjou 35s 19.00 50s 19.00 Forelle 65s 28.00 WAExFcy Forelle 65s 
30.00                                                                          
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CR golden ripe 5s 11.00-12.00  
few 12.50 occas lower 6s 11.00-12.00 occas lower 7s 11.00-12.00 occas lower 8s 
10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00 occas higher EC 6s 8.00-9.00 occas lower 7s 8.00-9.00 
occas higher 8s 8.00-9.00 occas lower MX golden ripe 6s 11.00-12.00 7s         
11.00-12.00 8s 12.00 cartons GU golden ripe 5s 11.00-12.00 6s 11.00-12.00 7s   
11.00-12.00 8s 10.00-11.00                                                     
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB green 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 
occas higher yellow 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 occas lower EC green 24.00-26.00  
mostly 24.00 occas higher yellow 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 occas lower          
---PLUMS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 2 layer tray pack CL Larry Anne 40s       
23.00-24.00 50s 19.00 Marked Black Plum 40s 23.00 9 kg containers loose CL     
Saphire 40 sz 28.00-30.00                                                      

ORGANIC                                                                        

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---CLEMENTINES: flat cartons 15 2-lb mesh bags CA 24 sz 50.00                  
---GRAPEFRUIT: 4/5 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Red 36s 40.50 10 4-lb film bags  
FL U.S. One Red 42.50                                                          
---LEMONS: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 115s 50.50 cartons 18 2-lb   
film bags CA Shprs 1st Grade 46.50                                             
---LIMES: 10 lb cartons MX Seeded Types 36s 22.50 ctns 15 1-lb 26.50           
---ORANGES: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 72s 48.50 cartons 10  
4-lb mesh bags CA Shprs Choice Navel 64 size 44.50                             

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX lge 22.50                      
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Blackberries lge 32.50        
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX Red med 48.50                  
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids MX med-lge 34.50            

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 80s 36.50 Golden         
Delicious 88s 50.50 Granny Smith 88s fineappear 52.50 Royal Gala 88s 42.50     
Braeburn 88s 32.50 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 88s 68.50 cartons 12 3-lb film bags WA
WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min 36.50 Golden Delicious 2 1/2" min 34.50 Granny
Smith 2 1/2" min 42.50 Gala 2 1/2" min 36.50 Braeburn 2 1/2" min 26.50 Pink    
Lady/Cripps Pink 2 1/2" min 48.50                                              
---AVOCADOS: cartons 2 layer MX Hass 48s 40.50 60s 40.50 70s 38.50 cartons 15  
1.25 (4 count) mesh bags MX Hass 40.50                                         
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons CB 24.00-26.00 EC 24.00-26.00 MX 24.00-26.00         
---KIWIFRUIT: 20 lb cartons loose CA Hayward 33 sz 36.50 cartons 20 1-lb film  
bags CA Hayward 38.50                                                          
---MANGOES: flats 1 layer MX Haden 10s 13.50                                   
---PAPAYA: 35-40 lb cartons MX Maradol Type 10s 38.50 11s 38.50 12s 38.50      
---PEARS: 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped WA U.S. One Bartlett 70s 28.00 D'Anjou 80s
48.50 Bosc 80s 48.50                                                           
---PINEAPPLES: cartons 1 layer CR golden ripe 7s 24.50