Wholesale Market Fruit Report - Chicago, IL
CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 09-OCT-2019                                      
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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HX_FV010                                                                       
WEATHER @ 7:00 A.M.: Sunny 58                                                  
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 71                                                           
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---GRAPEFRUIT:  MARKET 40S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA 
Shprs 1st Grade Red 27s 23.50-27.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 32s 23.50-24.00 36s     
24.50-25.00 40s 23.00 56s 23.00                                                
---LEMONS:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 95s         
45.00-46.00 115s 45.00-46.00 Shprs Choice 95s 38.00-39.00 115s 35.00 140s 35.00
MX Marked Fancy 95s 36.00-37.00 115s 36.00-37.00 140s 33.00 17 kg cartons AG   
115s 36.00 CL Marked Fancy 75s 30.00                                           
---LIMES:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 48s 6.50 54s 6.50    
occas lower 40 lb cartons MX Seedless Type 110s 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 
150s 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 occas higher. 175s 24.00-26.00 occas       
higher/lower. 200s 22.00-24.00 occas higher/lower. 230s 14.00-18.00 mostly     
16.00-17.00 occas higher/lower. 250s 16.00-18.00 occas lower. containers 17    
2-lb bags MX Seeded Types 28.00-30.00                                          
---MISC CITRUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Blood Orange 
Moro 88s 24.00 7/10 bushel cartons CA Sweet Lime lge 29.00 4/5 bushel cartons  
DR Sour Orange irreg sz 31.00 10 lb cartons CA Kumquats 50.00 Shprs 1st Grade  
Meyer Lemon 140s 25.00-25.50                                                   
---ORANGES:  MARKET STEADY.  7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel Lane 
40s 26.00 48s 26.00 56s 26.00 72s 24.00-26.00 88s 26.00 113s 28.00 Valencia 56s
29.00 72s 22.00-24.00 88s 22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 113s 26.00 138s       
25.00-26.00 Shprs Choice Valencia 72s 20.00 88s 22.00-23.00 113s 25.50 MX No   
Grade Marks Valencia 88s 22.00 cartons 10 4-lb film bags CA Shprs Choice       
Valencia 72 size 26.00-27.00 15 kg cartons CL Navel 48s 24.00-26.00 56s 26.00  
64s 25.00 72s 22.00-24.00 88s 22.00-24.00 Cara Cara 56s 31.00 SF Navel 48s     
22.00-23.00 56s 22.00-23.00 64s 22.00-23.00 72s 22.00-23.00                    
---TANGELOS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 kg containers PE Minneola 26s 14.00 30s     
16.00 40s 18.00 48s 18.00                                                      
---TANGERINES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 10 3-lb mesh bags PE W. Murcott      
Afourer 28 size 39.00 10 kg cartons PE W. Murcott Afourer 60s 29.00 66s 28.00  

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX med-lge 
fineappear 22.50-26.50 mostly 24.00-25.00 OR med-lge 18.50                     
---MISC BERRIES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids MX            
Blackberries med 18.50 fineappear 32.50                                        
---RASPBERRIES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Red med
16.00-18.00 fineappear 27.00-28.50 few low as 22.5.                            
---STRAWBERRIES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and condition.    
flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 17.00-18.00 fineappear 24.50-28.50
mostly 26.00-27.00                                                             

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS:  MARKET 12-15S, JUMBO 9S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2      
cartons CA 9s 17.00 12s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 15s 17.00 oversized 1/2 
cartons CA 9s (6 size) 17.00-18.00                                             
---HONEYDEWS:  MARKET 5-6S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  2/3 cartons CA 5s     
11.00-12.00 6s 11.00-12.00 oversized 2/3 cartons CA 5s (4 size) offerings      
insufficient to quote.                                                         
---MISC MELONS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   2/3 cartons CA Crenshaw 5s fineappear 16.00 
6s fineappear 16.00 Hami 5s 12.00 6s 12.00                                     
---WATERMELONS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 4s   
28.00-30.00 5s 28.00-30.00 24 inch bins IL Red Flesh Seedless Type 60s 150.00  
80s 150.00 IN Red Flesh Seedless Type 80s 125.00 Black Diamond 60s 200.00      

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 64s     
26.00-29.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 72s 26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 occas higher 
80s 26.00-28.00 88s 26.00-28.00 100s 26.00-30.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 fineappear 
30.00 Golden Delicious 56s 38.00 88s 45.00 100s 40.00 few high as 45.00 Fuji   
72s 28.00 88s 32.00-33.00 Granny Smith 56s 34.00-35.00 64s 30.00-34.00 mostly  
32.00-33.00 72s 34.00 80s 27.00 88s 32.00 100s 32.00-33.00 few high as 38.00   
Gala 72s 40.00 fineappear 46.00 80s 38.00 fineappear 46.00 88s 33.00 fineappear
40.00-41.00 100s 30.00 fineappear 38.00-40.00 Braeburn 72s 26.00 Honeycrisp 56s
50.00-52.00 64s 50.00 100s 50.00-52.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 72s 40.00 80s     
37.00-38.00 88s 37.00-38.00 100s 37.00 WAFcy Fuji 48s 24.00 64s 26.00 cartons  
cell pack NY U.S. Fcy Mcintosh 88s 20.00 WA WAExFcy Golden Delicious 96s 44.00 
cartons 12 3-lb film bags CL MKD ExFcy Granny Smith 2 1/2" min 30.00 Gala 2    
1/2" min 30.00 MI U.S. ExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/4" min 18.00 Golden Delicious 2 
1/4" min 18.00 Mcintosh 2 1/4" min 18.00 NY U.S. ExFcy Mcintosh 2 1/2" min     
20.00 WA WAExFcy Red Delicious 2 1/2" min 25.00 Golden Delicious 2 1/2" min    
28.00 Gala 2 1/2" min 29.00 Honeycrisp 2 1/2" min 36.00 bushel cartons loose MI
U.S. ExFcy Golden Delicious 3" min 20.00 Gala 3" min 20.00 Jonagold 3" min     
20.00 18 kg cartons tray pack CL MKD ExFcy Granny Smith 88s 45.50 100s 43.50   
110s 28.00 Gala 70s 37.00 80s 36.00 90s 36.00 100s 32.00 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink 
90s 31.00 NZ MKD ExFcy Fuji 80s 45.00 Granny Smith 70s 40.00 80s 40.00 Braeburn
70s 42.00 80s 42.00 CLASS I Fuji 80s 45.00                                     
---AVOCADOS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer MX Hass 32s 36.75-37.75 fr qual  
33.75-34.75 36s 34.00-37.75 mostly 35.00-36.00 fr qual 33.75-34.75 40s         
35.76-36.75 few low as 32.00. fr qual 32.75-33.75 fineappear 40.00 48s         
35.75-36.75 few low as 32.00. fr qual 32.75-33.75 fineappear 41.00 60s         
28.00-29.75 fr qual 24.75-25.75 fineappear 42.00 70s 26.00-28.50 mostly        
27.00-28.00 fr qual 23.75-24.75 84s 24.75-25.75 fr qual 20.75-21.75 flats 2    
layer FL U.S. Comb Various Greenskin Varieties 14s 34.00-36.00 18s 26.00-28.00 
---BANANAS:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CB 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 fr
qual 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower CR 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual  
14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower GU 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual       
14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower HD 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual       
14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower MX 16.00 fr qual 14.00 occas lower 35 lb  
cartons CR Burro 32.00 occas lower 20 lb cartons CB Manzano 18.00-20.00 mostly 
19.00-20.00 occas lower 15 lb cartons CR Baby 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00   
few 11.00 EC Baby 14.00-15.00 occas lower GU Baby 13.00                        
---FRUITS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 1 layer CA Apple Pears Shinko 14s  
18.00-21.50 mostly 20.00-21.00 FL Carambola - Star Fruit 20s 24.00 few low as  
18.00. 25s 22.00-24.00 30s 22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 cartons 1 layer tray 
pack CL AIR Cherimoya 9s 42.00-45.00 mostly 43.00-44.00 FL Passion Fruit 33s   
48.00-52.00 mostly 50.00-51.00 36s 48.00-52.00 mostly 50.00-51.00 NZ Kiwano 12s
58.50 30 lb cartons CA Dates Bahri 87.00-89.00 occas lower cartons 2 layer CA  
Apple Pears Hosui 32s 31.00 cartons 2 layer tray pack CA Quince Pineapple 28s  
35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 30-32s 38.00 cartons 2 layer CL Apple Pears     
Hosui 32s 33.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets CA Figs Black Mission 38.00 Brown Turkey 
30.00 Kadota 34.00 Sierra 36.00 40 lb crates MX Cactus Pears green 22.00-24.00 
red 22.00-24.00 cartons 24 9-oz packages MX Figs Black Mission 62.00 Calimyrna 
62.00 13 lb cartons MX Guava 14.00-16.00 20 lb cartons FL Guava 60.00 (Thai    
type) MX Guava 22.00                                                           
---GRAPES:  MARKET STEADY.  19 lb containers bagged CA Red Seedless med-lge    
16.50-18.50 Black Seedless lge-exlge 21.50-24.50 mostly 22.00-23.00 Red Globe  
exlge 22.50-24.50 Ivory lge-exlge 17.50-18.50 Princess lge-exlge 17.50-18.50   
Scarlet Royal lge-exlge 16.50-18.50                                            
---KIWIFRUIT:  MARKET STEADY.  9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CL Hayward 23 sz
32.00-34.00 25 sz 25.00 30 sz 32.00-34.00 33 sz 26.00-28.00 36 sz 30.00-32.00  
Yellow Flesh 36 sz 30.00 45-49 sz 24.00-26.00                                  
---MANGOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 1 layer BR Tommy Atkins 7s 9.00-10.50 8s    
9.00-10.50 MX Keitt 4s 7.00 5s 7.00-8.00 6s 7.00 7s 7.00 40 lb cartons MX Green
Cooking Type 80.00 PR Green Cooking Type 160.00                                
---NECTARINES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack WA Various Yellow    
Flesh Varieties 42s 22.00 25 lb cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties
34 sz 25.00 40 sz 25.00 42 sz 25.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 54 sz 34.00  
---PAPAYA:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons HI AIR Solo Type Yellow Flesh 8s     
32.50 9s 32.50 30 lb cartons DR Green Cooking Type 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 40 
lb cartons GU Green Cooking Type 18.00-20.00 3.5 kg containers BR AIR Solo Type
Golden 9s 10.00 10s 14.00 35-40 lb cartons MX Maradol Type 6s 32.00-34.00      
mostly 34.00 occas higher 8s 32.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 occas higher 9s          
32.00-34.00 mostly 34.00 occas higher                                          
---PEACHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer tray pack ID Various Yellow Flesh 
Varieties 40s 18.00 marked treeripe CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 28s 34.00
34-36s 32.00 48-50s 30.00 Various White Flesh Varieties 34-36s 34.00 25 lb     
cartons loose CA Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 34 sz 23.00 40 sz 22.00 Various
White Flesh Varieties 40 sz 26.00 48-50 sz 26.00                               
---PEARS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  4/5 bushel cartons wrapped OR U.S. One        
Bartlett 80s 36.00 90s 34.00-36.00 D'Anjou 80s 36.00-37.00 90s 35.00 occas     
higher. Bosc 80s 39.00 occas higher. 90s 37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 ORFcy  
Bartlett 80s 28.00 2/5 bushel cartons OR U.S. One Seckel 45s 26.00 Stark       
Crimson 45s 19.00                                                              
---PINEAPPLES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 1 layer CR golden ripe 6s 11.00-12.00  
7s 11.00-12.00 8s 10.00-12.00 MX golden ripe 6s 12.00-13.50 7s 12.00-13.50     
---PLANTAINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CB green 32.00-35.00 mostly       
32.00-33.00 occas higher yellow 32.00-34.00 EC green 32.00-35.00 mostly        
32.00-33.00 occas higher yellow 32.00-34.00                                    
---PLUMS:  MARKET STEADY.  28 lb cartons loose CA Marked Black Plum 20 sz 30.00
40 sz 25.00 occas higher. Marked Red Plum 20 sz 28.00 30-35 sz 28.00-32.00     
mostly 29.00-30.00 occas higher.                                               
---POMEGRANATES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 layer CA Marked    
Extra Fancy Granada 22s 40.00 24s 40.00 28s 38.00 32s 36.00                    
---PRUNES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons MI U.S. One Stanley 1 1/4" min     
24.00 Castleton 20.00 OR OROne Early Italian 1 1/4" min 30.00 WA WAOne Early   
Italian 1 1/4" min 23.00-24.00 occas higher Italian 1 1/4" min 24.00 occas     
higher                                                                         

ORGANIC                                                                        

CITRUS FRUITS                                                                  
---GRAPEFRUIT: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Red 48s 60.50 10 4-lb    
film bags CA Shprs 1st Grade Red 48.50                                         
---LEMONS: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade 140s 70.50 cartons 18 2-lb   
film bags CA Shprs Choice 48.50                                                
---LIMES: 10 lb cartons MX Seeded Types 36s 22.50 42s 22.50                    
---ORANGES: 7/10 bushel cartons CA Shprs 1st Grade Navel 56s 46.50 cartons 10  
4-lb mesh bags CA Shprs Choice Navel 72 size 50.50                             

BERRIES                                                                        
---BLUEBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA med-lge fineappear offerings   
insufficient to quote                                                          
---MISC BERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Blackberries med fineappear   
offerings insufficient to quote.                                               
---RASPBERRIES: flats 12 6-oz cups with lids CA Red med fineappear 28.50       
---STRAWBERRIES: flats 8 1-lb containers with lids CA med-lge 30.50            

MELONS                                                                         
---CANTALOUPS: 1/2 cartons CA 9s 18.50 12s 18.50                               
---HONEYDEWS: 2/3 cartons CA 6s 14.50                                          
---WATERMELONS: cartons MX Red Flesh Seedless Type 6s 18.50                    

NON-CITRUS FRUITS                                                              
---APPLES: cartons tray pack WA WAExFcy Gala 100s 29.50 18 kg cartons tray pack
NZ MKD ExFcy Red Delicious 100s 29.50 Braeburn 100s 29.50 Pink Lady/Cripps Pink
100s 29.50                                                                     
---AVOCADOS: cartons 2 layer MX Hass 32s 51.75 36s 51.75 40s 49.75 48s 53.75   
occas higher. 60s 49.75-51.75 70s 47.00-49.75 mostly 48.00-49.00 84s           
43.75-45.75                                                                    
---BANANAS: 40 lb cartons CB 24.00-26.00 EC 24.00-26.00 MX 24.00-26.00         
---GRAPES: 19 lb containers bagged CA Red Seedless med-lge 32.50               
---KIWIFRUIT: 9 kg (19.8 lb) containers loose CA Hayward 33 sz 44.50           
---MANGOES: flats 1 layer MX Kent 9s 12.50                                     
---PINEAPPLES: cartons 1 layer CR golden ripe 6s 24.50 7s 24.50 8s offerings   
insufficient to quote