U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 892-936*-1,017) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Wash.; Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Colorado; Peru and New York. *revised.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (284-328-344, includes export of 90-73-95) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of holiday shipping schedules. Trading moderate. Prices white generally unchanged, others slightly higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $9-9.50, jumbo mostly $8.50, medium mostly $8-8.50; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15-16, medium $12-14; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $6.50-7, medium $5.50-6.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (315-299-339) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of holiday shipping schedules. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10-10.50, colossal $9-9.50, jumbo mostly $8.50, medium mostly $7.50; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo $16-18, medium $16-18; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $7.50, medium $6-6.50.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Shipments (62-70-80) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of holiday shipping schedules. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons colossal $19-21, jumbo $19-21.

NEW YORK — Shipments (54-58-71) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $10-12, 2-inch minimum $9-10. Quality variable.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (46-49*-58) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of holiday shipping schedules. Unofficial prices for Dec. 23, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $12-14.50, colossal $11-12.50, jumbo $10-11.50, medium $9-11; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8.50-9, medium $7-8. *revised.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (41-41-35) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of holiday shipping schedules. Unofficial prices for Dec. 23, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10, colossal $9, jumbo $8.50, medium $8.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-21-25) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading red moderate, yellow slow. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type master containers 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $10-12, repacker size $8-10. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8-10, medium $7-9. Quality variable.

COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE — Shipments (17-22-24) — Movement expected to decrease slightly because of holiday shipping schedules. Unofficial prices for Dec. 23, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10-11, colossal $9.50-10, jumbo $9-9.50, medium $8.50-9; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8.50, medium $7.50.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (14-16-16) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow globe-type U.S. 1 master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $11-12, 50-pound sacks medium mostly $8.50-9.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, December 22, 2013 to Friday, January 4, 2013

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