YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2009 crop shipments (484-478-579, includes exports 167-175-249) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices red delicious slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-88s $16-18, 100-125s $18; golden delicious 72s $20-22, 80-100s $18-20, 113-125s $18; gala offerings insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT for 2009 crop gala. Granny smith (includes blush) 72s $26, 80s $24-26, 88s $22-24, 100s $20, 113-125s $18-20; fuji 64-72s $26-28, 80-88s $26, 100s $20-22, 113s $18. Offerings of fuji are light and in fewer hands. Quality generally good.
CHILE — Imports (236-158*-182) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Prices braeburn and Pink Lady lower, others unchanged. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum granny smith and royal gala $16-18. 18-kilogram cartons tray pack fuji 70-80s $28-30, 90s $26-28, 100s $24-26; granny smith 70-80s mostly $24-26, 90s $22-24, 100s mostly $18-20; royal gala 70-80s mostly $22, 90s $20-22, 100s $18-20; braeburn 70-90s $20-22, 100s $18-20; Pink Lady/cripps pink 70-80s mostly $24-26, 90s mostly $22-24, 100s mostly $20-22. Quality good. *revised.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (31-24*-28) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy 88s red delicious mostly $18, 100s red delicious mostly $17-18. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $15, gala mostly $21-22, jonathan mostly $12-13. *revised.
NEW YORK — Shipments (26-26-24) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $16, mcintosh mostly $15-16, empire mostly $14-15.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase as gala harvest was expected to begin either the week of August 2 or the week of August 9. FIRST REPORT.