SACRAMENTO AND SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (122-107-109) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading golden bosc active, others moderate. Prices 2/5-bushel cartons stark crimson generally unchanged, others lower. 40-pound cartons/boxes bartlett 70s $24, 80s mostly $23-24, 90s $20-21, 100s $18, 110s mostly $16, 120s $14-15, 135s $14-15. 36-pound cartons tight fill bartlett 70s $18-19, 80s $18-19, 90s $16, 100s $14-15, 110s $13, 120s mostly $12, 135s $11-12. 40-pound cartons/boxes golden bosc 70s $36-37, 80s $36, 90s $34, 100s $32, 110s $28-30, 120s $26-27, 135s $22-24. 2/5-bushel cartons stark crimson 35s $20-22, 40s $20, 45s $18-19, 50s mostly $16. Extra services included.



MENDOCINO, LAKE COUNTY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. 40-pound cartons/boxes bartlett 70s $25, 80s $25, 90s $22, 100s $19, 110s $17, 120s $16, 135s $15. 36-pound cartons tight fill bartlett 80s $19-21, 90s $17-18, 100s $15-16, 110s $14, 120s $13, 135s $12. 2/5-bushel cartons stark crimson 35s $22, 40s $22, 45s $22, 50s $18, 55s $14. Extra services included. Shipments remain very light. Several more shippers expect to begin shipping early Aug. 16-22.



CHILE — Imports (1-2-**) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 18-kilogram containers wrapped packham’s triumph 70-80s $20-22, 90s $18-20, 100s $16-18, 110s $14-16, 120s $14; bosc 70s $28-30, 80-90s $24-26, 100s $18-22, 110s $18-20. Quality good. **unavailable.



YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected increase as harvest gets under way. A few bartlett pears have been picked but volume is still insufficient to establish a market. Reportable volume was expected late in the week of Aug. 16-22 or the week of Aug. 23-29.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 15, 2010 to Saturday, August 28, 2010

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