YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2010 crop shipments (931-1,048-1,241, includes exports 413-412-451) — Movement expected to about the same. Trading very active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-88s $17-18, 100-113s $16-17, 125s $15-16; gala 72-88s $20-22, 100s $18-20, 113-125s $16-18; golden delicious 72-88s $18-20, 100s $16-18, 113s $15-17, 125s $14-16; granny smith (including blush) 72-88s $20-22, 100s $17-18, 113-125s $16-17; fuji 64s $20-22, 72-88s $22, 100s $18-20; braeburn 72-80s mostly $18, 100s $15-16. Quality generally good.
NEW YORK — Shipments (70-77-85) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices mcintosh cell pack 80s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious, empire, cortland and golden delicious mostly $16-17, gala mostly $19-20, mcintosh mostly $16-18, rome mostly $15; cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack red delicious 80s mostly $19-20; cartons U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80s mostly $22-23, 100s mostly $20, cortland 80s mostly $20.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (49-58*-70) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack red delicious 88s $20-22, gala 100s $22-24; cell pack mcintosh 96s $22-24; 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $16-18, golden delicious jonathan and idared mostly $16-17, gala $19-22, fuji and jonagold $17-18, mcintosh mostly $18-20, empire $16-17, and law rome $15-16. Strong demand and higher juice and processing prices have created a firm base under the fresh market. *revised.
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (16-19-25; export 1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $16, golden delicious mostly $16, red rome $16-17; cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy red delicious 72-88s mostly $20, 100s $18-20, golden delicious 80-88s mostly $20, 100s mostly $20, fuji 80-88s mostly $22-24, 100s $21-22, mcintosh 80-88s $21-23, 100s $20-22.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (11-10-15) — Movement expected to decrease. No f.o.b. reported as supplies in too few hands to establish a market.
NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (7-7-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Boston wholesale market prices on Jan. 18, carton tray pack U.S. extra fancy Maine mcintosh 80s $23, 100s $22; cartons cell pack U.S. 1 Maine mcintosh 80s and 120s $13, 140s $14; cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy Massachusetts 2½-inch minimum red delicious $18, golden delicious $14.