GEORGIA — Shipments (329-1,300-1,750; seedless 295-1157-1602; seeded 34-143-148) — Movement expected to increase for the Fourth of July shipping week. Trading red-flesh seedless 36 count slow, red-flesh seeded 35 count fairly slow, others moderate. Prices red-flesh seedless 36 count slightly lower, others slightly higher. 24-inch bins per cwt. red-flesh seeded-type 35s $9; red-flesh seedless 36s $8, 45s $10-11, 60s $11-12. Quality generally good.



IMPERIAL AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 74-185-350, seedless 74-179-345, seeded 0-6-5; CA 124-71-68, seedless 118-70-64, seeded 6-1-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35-60 counts mostly 13-14 cents; red-flesh seeded-type 35-45 counts 10 cents. Quality generally good.



SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-25-114; seedless 0-18-96; seeded 0-7-18) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin the season. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35-60 counts mostly 16 cents; red-flesh seeded-type approximately 35-60 counts mostly 12-13 cents. Quality generally good.



TEXAS — Shipments (537-449-400; seedless 495-413-356, seeded 42-36-44) — Movement expected to increase because of greater retail demand for the Fourth of July. Trading moderate. Prices seedless slightly higher, seeded lower. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35-60 counts mostly 11 cents; red-flesh seeded-type (very light supplies) approximately 28-45 counts mostly 10 cents. Quality generally good, condition variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at higher prices.



FLORIDA — Shipments (1,100-423-234; seedless 950-371-206; seeded 165-52-28) — Movement expected to decrease as most growers finish for the season. Trading red-flesh seedless 36 count slow, others moderate. Prices red-flesh seeded generally unchanged, others slightly higher. 24-inch bins per cwt. red-flesh seedless-type 36s $7-8, 45s $10, 60s $10-11. Quality generally good.



SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (16-54-159; seedless 13-50-151; seeded 3-4-8) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 24-inch bins per cwt. red-flesh seeded-type 35s $9-10; red-flesh seedless-type 36s mostly $9-10, 45s mostly $10-11, 60s mostly $10-11. Quality generally good.



MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (185-218-62; seedless 175-201-61; seeded 10-17-1) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality and condition variable. Light and sporadic crossings were expected to continue through the week of June 28. LAST REPORT.



MISSOURI — Shipments (0-0-11; seedless 0-0-8; seeded 0-0-3) — Movement was expected to increase as more growers start for the season but remain light June 28 to July 4. Expect sufficient volume for first f.o.b. report by July 12.



SOUTHWEST INDIANA and SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (0-0-0; seedless 0-0-0; seeded 0-0-0) — Expect light harvesting to start by July 12. Expect sufficient volume for first f.o.b. report by July 19. FIRST REPORT.



NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-1-0; seedless 0-1-0; seeded 0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Sufficient volume for first f.o.b. report was expected by July 3.



DELAWARE, MARYLAND AND EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (0-0-0; seedless 0-0-0; seeded 0-0-0) Expect light harvesting to begin by July 8. Expect sufficient volume for first f.o.b. report by July 12.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, June 27, 2010 to Saturday, July 10, 2010

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