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WA_FV103 WASHINGTON, DC 5-MAR-2015 Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, March 5, 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 05-MAR-2015 Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 occas higher Round White U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags 2" min 7.50-8.50 occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags 2" min 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas higher and lower CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 6.50-7.00 occas higher and lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 8.50-8.75 occas higher MICHIGAN Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Yellow Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 5.50-7.50 rpkr sz 4.50-6.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 6.00-7.50 med 4.00-5.00 ---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 10 lb film bags loose sz A 1.60-1.80 occas lower Round White U.S. One 10 lb open-window sacks loose sz A 1.60-1.80 occas lower NEW YORK Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks jbo 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 med 2 1/4"min 4.00-5.00 2" min 3.50-4.50 mostly 3.50-4.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 6.00-7.50 med 5.00-6.50 IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 05-MAR-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 ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Yellow Globe Type U.S. One 50 lb sacks med 4.00-6.50 mostly 4.50-5.50 master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 6.50-8.50 mostly 7.00 ---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET RUSSET BALED SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly 5.75-6.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 6.50-8.00 mostly 6.75-7.00 50 lb cartons 40s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 50s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 60s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 70s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 80s 9.50-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 90s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 100s 8.00-9.50 mostly 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 ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND WHITES GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks jbo 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50 med 2.00-3.50 mostly 2.50-3.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 13.00-15.00 med 11.00-14.00 occas lower Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 4.00-4.50 occas higher med 3.00-3.50 mostly 3.00 occas higher ---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 4.00-5.00 occas lower non sz A 3.00-4.00 occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 5.00-6.00 occas lower non sz A 4.00-5.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 8.00-10.00 occas higher 50s 10.00-11.00 occas higher 60s 10.00-11.00 occas higher 70s 10.00-11.00 occas higher 80s 8.00-9.00 occas higher 90s 7.00-8.00 100s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 4.00-5.00 occas higher & lower FLORIDA Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2015 Season ---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Rain & wet fields slows harvest. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-13.75 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-12.25 sz B 18.00-20.25 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 28.00-35.75 mostly 30.75 50 lb sacks sz A 9.50-10.75 sz B 16.00-18.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 18.50-20.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 7.00-8.75 sz B 14.00-14.75 Round White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 24.00-24.25 sz B 18.00-20.25 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 50.00-50.75 50 lb sacks sz A 22.50-22.75 sz B 16.50-18.75 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 10.50-14.75 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 20.00-20.25 sz B 14.00-14.25 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 40.00-50.75 mostly 45.00-45.50 50 lb sacks sz A 18.50-18.75 sz B 12.50-12.75 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 10.50-14.75 mostly 10.50 IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 lb sacks Super Col 5.00-6.00 mostly 6.00 col 4.00-5.00 occas higher jbo 3.00-3.50 occas higher med 2.50-3.50 mostly 3.00 Red Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 5.00-6.00 occas lower med 4.00-5.00 occas lower 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 FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-5.00 mostly 4.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 4.50-6.00 mostly 5.00 50 lb cartons 40s 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 50s 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 60s 11.50-15.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 70s 11.50-15.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 80s 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 90s 8.00-11.50 mostly 8.00-9.00 100s 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 5.00-8.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2015 Season ---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 med 8.00 occas lower Grano - Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons jbo 12.00-14.00 few low as 10.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 med 12.00-14.00 MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: SUPPLY YELLOW TYPE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck shortage slows movement. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 7.50-9.00 mostly 8.00 occas higher sz B 13.50-18.00 mostly 14.50-15.50 occas higher Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 22.00-30.00 mostly 25.00 50 lb sacks sz A 5.00-7.50 mostly 6.50 occas higher sz B 12.00-16.25 mostly 13.00-14.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 9.00-13.00 mostly 11.00 occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50 sz B 6.00-9.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-11.25 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 17.00-17.50 NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis ONIONS AND POTATOES 2014 Season ---POTATOES: SUPPLY YELLOW TYPE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas higher & lower fair appearance 7.00-10.00 occas higher sz B 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 fair appearance 12.00-14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-36.00 mostly 34.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 5.00-6.00 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas fair appearance 10.00-12.00 sz B 10.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 32.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 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 FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 4.00-4.50 occas higher & lower baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 5.00-5.50 occas higher & lower 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 50s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 60s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 70s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 occas higher 80s 8.50 occas higher & lower 90s 8.00 occas higher & lower 100s 8.00 occas higher U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 3.00-4.50 mostly 3.50 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00 occas lower U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 5.75-6.50 mostly 6.00 few higher & lower Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00 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: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 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 3.50-4.00 occas higher baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.00-3.50 occas higher baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.50-5.00 occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 13.50-14.00 occas higher 50s 13.50-14.00 occas higher 60s 13.50-14.00 occas higher 70s 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 80s 7.00-8.50 mostly 8.00-8.50 occas higher 90s 6.00-6.50 occas higher 100s 5.00-5.50 occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher & lower 10 oz min 7.00-7.25 occas higher & lower Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.50-4.00 occas higher baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.00-3.50 occas higher baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.50-5.00 occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 13.00-13.50 occas higher 50s 13.00-13.50 occas higher 60s 13.00-13.50 occas higher 70s 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.00 80s 8.00-8.50 occas higher 90s 6.00-6.50 100s 5.00-5.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher & lower 10 oz min 7.00-7.50 occas higher Market News   National Potato and Onion Report
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