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WA_FV103 WASHINGTON, DC 21-MAY-2015 Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, May 21, 2015 Provided by: USDA AMS Fruit and Vegetable Market News Released by: Market News Customer Service Center - Fresno, CA Phone: (559) 487-5178 Fax (559) 487-5199 Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include promotional allowances or other incentives. No consideration is given to after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated. Brokerage fees paid by the shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis excludes all charges for freight. Basis of Sale Definitions: Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product quoted or sold is to be placed free on board the boat, car, or other agency of the through land transportation at shipping point, in "suitable shipping condition", and that the buyer assumes all risk of damage and delay in transit not caused by the seller irrespective of how the shipment is billed. The buyer shall have the right of inspection at destination before goods are paid for to determine if the product shipped complied with the terms of the contract or order at time of shipment, subject to the provisions covering suitable shipping conditions. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product is to be Delivered by the seller on board the car, truck, or on the dock if delivered by boat, at the market in which the buyer is located, or at such other market as is agreed upon, free of any and all charges for transportation or protective service. The seller assumes all risks of loss or damage in transit not caused by the buyer. BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 21-MAY-2015 Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. MICHIGAN Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Russet Goldrush and Russet Norkotah U.S. One 10 lb film bags loose sz A 1.45-1.60 occas higher and lower Round White U.S. One 10 lb open-window sacks loose sz A 1.50-1.65 occas lower IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 21-MAY-2015 Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. CENTRAL WISCONSIN Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 occas higher & lower baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 occas higher & lower 50 lb cartons 40s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 50s 11.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower 60s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 70s 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower 80s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 90s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 100s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 4.00-4.50 non sz A 3.00-3.50 mostly 3.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 5.00-5.50 non sz A 4.00-4.50 mostly 4.00 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas lower 50s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 60s 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.00 70s 12.00-13.00 80s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas lower 90s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 occas lower 100s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00-4.50 FLORIDA Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2015 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND ROUND RED SIZE FAIRLY GOOD AT LOWER PRICES, ROUND WHITE LIGHT, YELLOW TYPE FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ROUND RED LOWER, ROUND WHITE & YELLOW TYPE SIZE A TOTES LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 13.75-16.75 mostly 15.75 50 lb cartons sz A 12.25-15.25 mostly 14.25 sz B 14.25-18.25 mostly 16.25 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 22.75-35.75 mostly 30.75 50 lb sacks sz A 10.75-13.75 mostly 12.75 sz B 12.75-16.75 mostly 14.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 20.50-24.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 5.50-6.75 mostly 5.75 sz B 8.75-12.75 mostly 10.75 Round White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 11.25-14.25 mostly 12.25 sz B 10.25-12.25 occas lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.75-35.75 50 lb sacks sz A 9.75-12.75 mostly 10.75 sz B 8.75-10.75 occas lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 16.50-20.50 mostly 20.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 7.75-9.75 mostly 8.75 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 16.25-18.25 sz B 11.25-14.25 mostly 12.25 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.75-40.75 mostly 35.50 50 lb sacks sz A 14.75-16.75 sz B 9.75-12.75 mostly 10.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 28.50-30.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 6.75-12.75 mostly 6.75-8.75 IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2015 Season ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND YELLOW GOOD, RED MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW HIGHER, RED LOWER. Previous commitments at lower prices. Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks Super Col 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 col 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 jbo 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 med 9.00-11.00 occas higher Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 med 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2015 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND YELLOW TYPE GOOD, ROUND RED FAIRLY GOOD, LONG WHITE LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 12.00-14.00 sz B 16.00-18.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 33.00-40.00 mostly 35.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 16.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00 Long White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 sz B 10.00-12.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-40.00 mostly 35.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 5.00-6.00 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 16.00-18.00 occas lower sz B 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 occas higher Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-40.00 mostly 35.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00 occas higher KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-4.75 mostly 3.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 4.50-5.75 mostly 4.50 50 lb cartons 40s 11.00-16.00 mostly 14.50 occas lower 50s 11.00-16.00 mostly 14.50 occas lower 60s 11.00-16.00 mostly 14.50 occas lower 70s 11.00-16.00 mostly 14.50 occas lower 80s 8.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 90s 5.50-11.50 mostly 9.00 100s 5.50-11.00 mostly 9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 5.00-9.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 3.50-3.75 mostly 3.50 few lower occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 4.50-4.75 mostly 4.50 few lower 50 lb cartons 40s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 50s 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 60s 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 70s 12.00-13.00 80s 8.50-9.00 mostly 8.50 90s 8.00 occas higher & lower 100s 8.00 occas higher & lower U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 3.00-3.25 mostly 3.00 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 4.75-7.00 mostly 5.00 U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 4.50-5.50 few lower occas higher Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 24.00 UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: SUPPLY CARTONS 40-60S VERY LIGHT. DEMAND CARTONS 40-60S GOOD ON LIMITED OFFERINGS, BALED LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET CARTON 40-60S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, BALED & CARTON 90-100S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.00 occas higher & lower baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 2.00-2.50 occas higher & lower baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.00 occas higher & lower baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.00-3.50 occas higher & lower 50 lb cartons 40s 17.00-17.50 occas higher & lower 50s 17.00-17.50 occas higher & lower 60s 17.00-17.50 occas higher & lower 70s 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.50 occas higher 80s 8.00-8.50 few 9.00 occas higher 90s 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00 occas higher & lower 100s 4.50-5.00 occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 3.00-3.50 mostly 3.50 occas higher 10 oz min 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50 VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2015 Season ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet U.S. One 40 lb cartons col 16.00-17.00 occas lower jbo 13.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas higher & lower med 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas higher & lower Market News   National Potato and Onion Report
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