YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2010 crop shipments (1,040-1,053-1,129, includes exports 337-347-326) — Movement expected to about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72s $20-22, 80-88s $18-20, 100-113s $16-18, 125s $14-16; gala 72s $22-24, 80-88s $20-22, 100s $18-20, 113-125s $16-18; golden delicious 72-88s $18-20, 100s $16-18, 113s $15-16, 125s $13-14; granny smith (including blush) 72-80s $20-22, 88s $20, 100s $18-20, 113-125s $16-18; fuji 64-88s $20-22, 100s $18-20; braeburn 72-88s $16-18, 100s $14-16. Quality generally good.
NEW YORK — Shipments (79-77-71) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices golden delicious slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious and cortland mostly $17-18, mcintosh and golden delicious mostly $18, empire mostly $16.50-17, gala mostly $20-21, rome mostly $15-16; cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack red delicious 80s mostly $19-20; cartons U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80s and 100s mostly $23-24.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (42-37-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices red and golden delicious and law rome slightly higher, others unchanged. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $17-19, golden delicious mostly $17-18, jonathan, empire and idared mostly $16-17, and law rome $16-17. Supplies of empire light.
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (23-16-21, export 2-1-0) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $17-18, golden delicious mostly $17-18, fuji mostly $16, red rome mostly $16, mcintosh $18-19. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy red delicious 72-88s mostly $20-21, 100s $20-21, golden delicious 80-100s mostly $20, fuji 72-88s mostly $25, 100s $21-22, mcintosh 80-88s $23-24, 100s $22, Pink Lady/cripps pink 80-88s $25.
CHILE — Imports (0-1-7) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags royal gala 2½-inch minimum $18-22. 18-kilogram cartons tray pack royal gala 70s $26-30, 80s $26-30, 90s $24-28, 100s $22-24. Quality good. FIRST REPORT.
NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (4-5-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Boston wholesale market prices March 7: Carton tray pack U.S. extra fancy Maine mcintosh 80s $23. Cartons cell pack U.S. 1 Maine mcintosh 80s and 96s $15, 120s and 140s $16. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy Massachusetts 2½-inch minimum red delicious and golden delicious $18.