CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (242-279-216) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Primary yellow-flesh varieties sweet dream, zee lady and summer lady. Various yellow-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 30-32s $12.10-13.10, 40-42s mostly $11.10-12.10, 48-50s mostly $10.10-11.10; 25 cartons loose 48-50s $10.10-11.10, 54-56s mostly $9.10-10.10, 60-64s $7.10-9.10. Primary white-flesh varieties snow princess and snow giant. Various white-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 40-42s $12.10-14.10, 48-50s mostly $11.10-12.10; 25 cartons loose 54-56s mostly $10.10, 60-64s mostly $9.10. Extra services included.



SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (72-86-63) — Movement expected to decrease. Some late varieties (flameprince, o’henry) are slow to mature and ripen. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices higher. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 3-inch and up $10.40-12.40, 2¾-inch and up mostly $8.40-10.40, 2½-inch and up $6.40-7.40, some consigned or prices to be established later. Primary varieties: early augustprince, sunprince, o’henry, and flameprince. Some shippers are finished for the season.



SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (28-36-29) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices about unchanged. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties mostly bounty, loring and cresthaven 3 and up $12.40-13.40, 2¾- to 3-inch mostly $12.40, 2½- to 2¾-inch $8.40-9.40, various white-flesh varieties mostly sugar giant and lady nancy 2¾- to 3-inch mostly $11.40-12.40, 2½- to 2¾-inch $7.40-9.40.



APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (10-14-13) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading slow. Prices about unchanged. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly bounty and loring ½-bushel cartons 2¾-inch minimum mostly $13, 2½- to 2¾-inch including 2½-inch and up mostly $8.



YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (10-11-13) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Various yellow-flesh varieties Washington extra fancy cartons two-layer tray pack 34-36s $17-18, 40-44s mostly $16, 48-50s mostly $13-14, 54-56s $11-12. Current varieties include: diamond princess, elegant lady, o’henry, regina, rich lady, secret lady, summer lady, summer sweet and sweet dream. Quality generally good.



MICHIGAN — Shipments (7-11-11) — Movement expected to decrease as harvest of mid-season varieties has peaked. Trading fairly active. Unofficial prices from industry contacts half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 2½-inches and up mostly $14, 2¾-inches and up $16-17. varieties include stellar series and PF series. Size excellent. No daily f.o.b. prices issued.



CENTRAL GEORGIA — Shipments (26-15-9) — Movement expected to decrease. Late varieties reported slow to mature and ripen, affecting shipments and causing gaps in harvest dates. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 3-inch and up $10.40, 2¾-inch and up $8.40-10.40, 2½-inch and up $6.40-8.40. Primary varieties: sunprince, jefferson, summerlady and flameprince.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 15, 2010 to Saturday, August 28, 2010

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