Seasonal changes have led to a shift in the commodities of interest for this report. Blueberries have replaced asparagus, as the number of growing areas for shipping blueberries continues to grow while supplies of asparagus are going through an unseasonable harvest gap. This list will be revisited regularly to maintain an accurate representation of the current trade situation affecting shippers of perishable commodities in North America.
Peru imports of blueberries through Philadelphia and New York City area ports of entry are expected to decrease as a few growers are finished for the season. Trading is fairly slow, with prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 14.00-18.00, 6-ounce large mostly 12.00-14.00. Quality variable. The movement of blueberries through Arizona, California, and Texas is expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally remain unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids large mostly 10.00. Quality variable. Peru's imports of blueberries through Southern California ports of entry movement expected to decrease as some growers are finished for the season. Trading is fairly slow, with prices lower. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids large 16.00-20.00. Quality variable.
The movement of avocado crossings from Mexico through Texas is expected to remain about the same. Trading is fairly slow. Prices 70s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons 2-layer Hass 32-36s mostly 27.25-28.25, 40-48s range between 27.25-29.25. Extra services included.
Cucumber movement from Mexico crossings through Otay Mesa, California, is expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active with prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium 28.95-30.95, large mostly 26.95-28.95, and cartons 36s mostly 16.95. Quality variable. The movement of cucumbers from Mexico crossings through Texas is expected to remain about the same.