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Marketscope — Avocados and Blueberries f.o.b.s as of June 1


Overview of avocados and blueberries prices in U.S. market, complemented by charts from Agronometrics.



Original published in ThePacker.com on June 03, 2020

This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from shipments for the fresh market. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated. Shipments, in 1,000 cwt., are for weeks ending.

Avocados

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS 2019 CROP Crossings — (221-315-338) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading 32-48s fairly slow at higher prices, others fairly slow. Prices 32-48s higher, others lower. Cartons 2 layer Hass 32-36s mostly 40.25-42.25, 40s mostly 38.95-40.25, 48s mostly 38.25-40.25, 60s mostly 27.25-29.25, 70s mostly 21.25-22.25, 84s mostly 16.25-17.25. Extra services included.

Price of avocados (USD) in the US Market (MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS).


Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA 2020 CROP — Shipments (153-171-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Conventional 40-48s and 70s higher, 32-36s, 60s and 84s lower, Organic generally unchanged. Carton 2 layer Hass 32-36s mostly 42.25-44.25, 40-48s mostly 40.25-42.25, 60s mostly 33.25-34.25, 70s mostly 21.25-23.25, 84s mostly 17.25-19.25. Carton 2 layer Hass ORGANIC 40s mostly 54.25-56.25, 48s mostly 56.25-57.25, 60s mostly 52.25, 70s mostly 38.25-40.25. Extra services included. (U = unavailable)

Price of avocados (USD) in the US Market (SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA).


Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)

Blueberries

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA Shipments — (54-71*-77, Shipments -*-) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices Lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids mostly 18.00-20.00. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly 10.00-12.00. Cartons 8 18-ounce containers with lids mostly 20.00-22.00. ORGANIC flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly 12.00-14.00. Quality variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA 2020 CROP Shipments — (38-35-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same current week, decrease the following week as some hardest hit growers finish for the season. Trading Moderate. Prices ORGANIC pints higher, conventional lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 16.00-18.00, ORGANIC 12 1-pint cups with lids medium large mostly 24.00-26.00, 6 ounce cups with lids medium-large 14.00-16.00. Quality variable.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA Shipments — (15-20-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large 18.00-22.00. Quality variable. Some present shipments include prior commitments. Includes palletizing and cooling.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS Crossings — (24-20*-15) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Flats 12 6-oz cups with lids mostly 8.00-10.00. Quality and condition variable.

Price of blueberries (USD) in the US Market, by package.


Source: USDA Market News via Agronometrics.
(Agronometrics users can view this chart with live updates here)


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