YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — 2014 crop shipments (1,382-1,419-1,249, includes exports 513-501-502) — Movement expected to decrease with the short holiday week. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington extra fancy carton tray pack red delicious 72-113s $14-16, 125s $15-17; golden delicious 72-125s $16-18; fuji 64s mostly $16, 72-88s $18-20, 100s mostly $18; granny smith 72-100s $17-20, 113-125s $16-18; gala 72-113s $16-18; honeycrisp 64-100s mostly $35.00-40; Washington extra fancy carton tray pack fine appearance red delicious 72-125s $18-20; golden delicious 72-125s mostly $18-20; fuji 64s mostly $22-24, 72-88s mostly $24,100s mostly $22; granny smith 72-88s mostly $22-24, 100s $20-22, 113-125s $18-20; gala 72-88s mostly $20, 100-113s $20; Honeycrisp 64-100s mostly $40-45.
NEW YORK — Shipments (94-92-85) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of mid-week holidays through mid-January. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy in 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum red delicious mostly $16-18, golden delicious mostly $18, mcintosh mostly $18-19, cortland mostly $17-18, gala mostly $17-19, macoun mostly $18, empire mostly $18, fuji mostly $17-18, rome $16-17. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack golden delicious 80-88s mostly $21-22; mcintosh 80-88s mostly $23; gala 80-88s mostly $26; empire 80-88s $22-23; cortland 64-88s mostly $21-23; macoun mostly $23-24. Cartons U.S. extra fancy cell pack mcintosh 80-88s mostly $23; empire 80-88s $22-23.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (95-88-60) — Movement was expected to about the same the week of Dec. 22 and increase slightly the week of Dec. 29. Trading moderate. Prices gala slightly higher, cartons of 12 3-pound film bags mcintosh, jonathan, red and golden delicious slightly lower, others unchanged. Cartons of 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum gala mostly $20-22, fuji mostly $18-20, golden delicious, mcintosh, empire, idared, jonathan, jonagold and braeburn mostly $16-18, Honeycrisp mostly $40-42, law rome mostly $15-16. Cartons tray pack U.S. extra fancy gala 72-88s mostly $23-25, red delicious and golden delicious 80-88s mostly $16-18, jonathan 88s mostly $22-24, mcintosh 88s mostly $24-26, Honeycrisp 72-88s mostly $55-60, empire and fuji 88s mostly $22-24, law rome 80-88s $16-20. Supply of Honeycrisp light and in few hands.
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (44-37-35, export 2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons U.S. extra fancy red delicious 64-88s mostly $20-21; golden delicious 64-88s mostly $20-22; mcintosh 72-88s $24-25; fuji 72-88s mostly $25-26; red rome 64-88s $20; cartons of 12 3-pound film bags U.S. extra fancy 2½-inch minimum red delicious $18-19; golden delicious $18-19, granny smith $20-21, red rome $18-19, and mcintosh mostly $19.
NEW ENGLAND — Shipments (6-6-5) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of mid-week holidays through mid-January. Unofficial prices for Dec. 22, cartons U.S. extra fancy in 12 3-pound film bags 2½-inch minimum mcintosh $20-22. Cartons U.S. extra fancy tray pack mcintosh 80-88s $28.