YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2010 crop shipments (1,129-1,035-1,038, includes exports 326-334-315) — 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 $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 $15-17, 125s $14-15; granny smith (including blush) 72-80s $20-22, 88s $20, 100s $18-20, 113-125s $18; fuji 64s $20, 72--88s $20-22, 100s $18; braeburn 72 $16-18, 80-88s $16, 100s $14. Quality generally good.
NEW YORK — Shipments (71-74-71) — Movement to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices carton tray pack red delicious 80s and carton 12 3-pound film bags red delicious, cortland, mcintosh and empire slightly higher, cell pack mcintosh 80s and 100s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious $18-19, cortland mostly $18, mcintosh mostly $18-19, golden delicious mostly $18, empire mostly $16.50-18, rome mostly $15-16. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack red delicious 80s mostly $20. Cartons U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80s mostly $22-23, 100s mostly $21-22.
CHILE — Imports (7-11-39) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Prices film bags slightly lower, tray pack unchanged. Cartons 12 3-pound film bags royal gala 2½-inch minimum mostly $18-20. 18-kilogram cartons tray pack royal gala 70s $24-26, 80s $24-26, 90s $22-24, 100s $20-22. Quality good.
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (21-22-21, export 0-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as a few shippers wind down for the season. 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 80s100s mostly $20, fuji 72-88s mostly $25, 100s $21-22, mcintosh 80-88s $23-24, 100s $22.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (37-31-24) — Movement expected to continue seasonal decline as more growers have finished packing for the season. Trading moderate. Prices 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, jonathan and idared light, others fairly light.
NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (4-5-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Boston wholesale market prices March 21, carton tray pack U.S. extra fancy Maine mcintosh 80s $23, 100s $22. Cartons cell pack U.S. 1 Maine mcintosh 80s, 96s, 120s and 140s $17; cartons 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy Massachusetts 2½-inch minimum red delicious and golden delicious $18.