YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2009 crop shipments (478-579-533, includes exports 175-249-203) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red delicious fairly active at slightly lower prices, others 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; granny smith (includes blush) 72s $26, 80s $24-26, 88s $22-24, 100s $20, 113-125s $18-20; fuji offerings insufficient to establish a market. Quality generally good.
CHILE — Imports (158-184*-133) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Prices royal gala unchanged, others lower. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum granny smith and royal gala $16-18. 18- kilogram cartons tray pack fuji 70-80s mostly $28, 90s $24-26, 100s $22-24; granny smith 70-80s mostly $24-26, 90s $18-22, 100s $16-20; royal gala 70-80s mostly $22, 90s $20-22, 100s $18-20; braeburn 70-80s $18-20, 90s mostly $16, 100s mostly $14-16; Pink Lady/cripps pink 70-80s $20-22, 90s $18-20, 100s $16-20. Quality good. *revised.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (24-30*-28) — Movement expected to continue seasonal decline. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy 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 (26-24-21) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as more sheds finish for the season. 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 Aug. 2-8 or the week of Aug. 9.