Shipping Point Fruit Report - Benton Harbor, MI
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 11-JAN-2019                           
                                                                                
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. Partly Cloudy 26-34
Grand Rapids, MI. Partly Cloudy 19-30
Trujillo, La Libertad, PE. Clear 57-82
Santiago, CL. Clear 54-83
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY LOS ANGELES AREA                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Port of Entry Basis                                               
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND 6 OUNCE LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Movement 
via boat. Quality variable. flats 12 1-pt cups with lids lge 20.00-24.00  prior
commitments 18.00-19.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids lge 8.00-10.00  some      
11.00-13.00, prior commitments 14.00-16.00 ORGANIC flats 12 6-oz cups with lids
lge 22.00-26.00  occasional high as 29.00                                      

CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY MIAMI AREA                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Port of Entry Basis                                               
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND 6 OUNCE CONVENTIONAL LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET     
STEADY. Movement mostly via boat. Nearly all movement from prior commitments.  
Quality variable. flats 12 1-pt cups with lids lge 20.00-22.00 mostly          
20.00-21.00 occasional prior commitments 18.00-19.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with   
lids lge 8.00-13.00  few prior commitments 14.00-16.00 ORGANIC flats 12 6-oz   
cups with lids lge 22.00-26.00  few higher and lower                           

CHILE IMPORTS - PORT OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA                                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Port of Entry Basis                                               
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ORGANIC SLIGHTLY HIGHER, CONVENTIONAL  
STEADY. Movement via boat. Nearly all movement from prior commitments. Quality 
variable. flats 12 1-pt cups with lids lge 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 prior
commitments 18.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids lge 11.00-14.00  some including 
ordinary condition low as 10.00 ORGANIC flats 12 6-oz cups with lids lge       
20.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 few fair condition lower                              

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
2018 Season                                                                    
---APPLES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack Red Delicious    
U.S. ExFcy 88s 18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 Golden Delicious U.S. ExFcy 88s  
20.00-24.00  few low as 18.00 Fuji U.S. ExFcy 100s 28.00-30.00  125s           
19.00-22.00  138s 19.00-22.00  Gala U.S. ExFcy 100s 26.00-28.00  138s          
19.00-24.00  163s 16.00-17.00  few lower Mcintosh U.S. ExFcy 88s 25.00-28.00   
100s 24.00-28.00  Jonagold U.S. ExFcy 80s 20.00-22.00  Honeycrisp U.S. ExFcy   
80s 55.00-66.00 mostly 60.00-65.00 few low as 50.00 cartons 12 3-lb film bags  
Red Delicious U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 Golden      
Delicious U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 17.00-21.00 mostly 17.00-20.00 few 16.00 Fuji  
U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 19.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 occasional 18.00 Gala U.S.
ExFcy 2 1/2" min 19.00-22.00  few higher and lower Mcintosh U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2"  
min 17.00-20.00  few  16.00 Jonathan U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 16.00-19.00         
Jonagold U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min 17.00-20.00  Honeycrisp U.S. ExFcy 2 1/2" min   
40.00-47.00                                                                    

PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY PHILADELPHIA AREA AND NEW YORK CITY AREA         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Port of Entry Basis                                               
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Movement via boat. Quality        
variable. Nearly all movement from prior commitments. flats 12 6-oz cups with  
lids lge 8.00-10.00  some 11.00-13.00, few prior commitments 14.00-16.00       

PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Port of Entry Basis                                               
                                                                               
BERRIES                                                                        
2018 Season                                                                    
---BLUEBERRIES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Movement via boat. Nearly all  
movement from prior commitments. Quality variable. flats 12 1-pt cups with lids
lge 20.00-24.00  prior commitments 18.00-19.00 flats 12 6-oz cups with lids lge
12.00-16.00  few lower ORGANIC flats 12 6-oz cups with lids lge 22.00-26.00    
few high as 29.00