YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2010 crop shipments (645-510-415, includes exports 214-157-97) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading active. Prices fuji higher, others generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-100s $24-26, 113-125s $22-24; golden delicious 72-125s $20-22; granny smith (including blush) 72-125s $20-22; fuji 64-88s $24-26, 100s $22-24.
YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2011 crop shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase. Harvest expected to pick up in late August and early September. Volume on gala not expected until later in August. FIRST REPORT.
CHILE — Imports (141-89-100) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as July 25 to Aug. 7. Port of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 18-kilogram cartons tray pack fuji 70s $24-26, 80s mostly $24, 90s $22-24, 100s $18-20; Pink Lady/cripps pink 70-90s $26-28, 100s $24-26. Quality good.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-15) — Movement expected to seasonally increase as gala and granny smith are being harvested. Trading active. Unofficial prices for Aug. 8, cartons U.S. extra fancy 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum gala mostly $26-28; cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack gala 88s mostly $40-42.50, 100s mostly $36-38.50, 113s mostly $34.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expect to increase slightly and become active the week of Aug. 22 with shipment of paula red variety. A few early season varieties are being harvested in southwest Michigan and are generally being diverted to local farm markets. FIRST REPORT.
NEW YORK — Movement expected to begin the week of Aug. 15 as light harvest is expected to begin with paula red and ginger gold varieties. First f.o.b. was expected the week of Aug. 15 or the week of Aug. 22. FIRST REPORT.
New England — Movement was expected to begin the week of Aug. 15 as light harvest is expected to begin with paula red and ginger gold varieties. FIRST REPORT.