Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 14-MAR-2019                                                                                                                            
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, March 14, 2019                                                                
                                                                                                                                                      
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                                                                                             
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
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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 14-MAR-2019                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops 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                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other        
Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 8.00-9.50  baled 10 5-lb 
sacks 2" or 4 oz min 9.00-10.50 mostly 9.50-10.00 occasional lower tote bags   
approx 2000 lbs per cwt 2" or 4 oz min 14.00-15.00  Round White U.S. One baled 
10 5-lb sacks 2" min 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.50-10.50                              

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Offerings fairly light. Russet       
Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 5 10-lb sacks 2" or 4
oz min 11.00-11.50  baled 10 5-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 12.00-12.50             

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.75  occasional lower baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A
11.00-13.25  occasional higher and lower                                       

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 14-MAR-2019                            
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops 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                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow    
Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 12.50-16.50 mostly          
15.00-16.00                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND RUSSET CARTONS 40S-80S EXCEEDS OFFERINGS, OTHERS LIGHT.    
MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A          
8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A          
9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 14.00-16.00 mostly
15.00-16.00 occas lower 50s 14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas lower 60s     
14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas lower 70s 14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00  
occas lower 80s 12.50-15.25 mostly 14.00-15.00 90s 11.50-13.00 mostly          
11.50-12.00 100s 11.00-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00                                

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER.  Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks col      
13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00 jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 med 13.00-15.00 mostly   
13.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas higher 
med 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas higher                                  
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTONS VERY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-5.50  baled 10  
5-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-6.50  50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly        
12.00-13.00 50s 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 60s 13.00-15.00 mostly          
13.00-14.00 70s 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 80s 12.00-15.00 mostly          
12.00-13.00 90s 10.00-11.00  100s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
10 oz min 6.00-7.00  occas lower                                               

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A
14.50-15.50  sz B 20.50-22.50 mostly 22.00-22.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"           
30.75-35.75 mostly 35.50-35.75 50 lb sacks sz A 12.75-13.75  sz B 18.75-20.75  
mostly 20.25-20.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 22.00-26.00 mostly   
24.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 8.75-10.50  sz B 10.75-14.75  Round White U.S. 
One 50 lb cartons sz A 22.50-24.50  sz B 14.00-18.50 mostly 14.00-14.50        
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 40.50-50.75 mostly 45.75-50.75 50 lb sacks sz A 20.75-22.75
sz B 12.50-16.75 mostly 12.50-12.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A     
40.50-44.50  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 12.75-16.75 mostly 14.75-16.75 sz B     
8.75-12.75 mostly 10.75-12.75 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A          
22.75-25.75 mostly 22.75-25.50 sz B 14.00-17.50 mostly 14.00-14.50 Creamers    
3/4-1 5/8" 40.50-50.75 mostly 45.75-50.75 50 lb sacks sz A 20.75-24.00 mostly  
20.75-23.75 sz B 12.25-15.75 mostly 12.50-12.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per  
cwt sz A 36.50-44.50 mostly 40.50-44.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 10.75-12.75  
mostly 10.75                                                                   

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON                                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER.  Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One
50 lb sacks Super Col 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 col 12.00-14.50 mostly 13.00 jbo
12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00 med 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 Red Globe Type U.S. One  
25 lb sacks jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occas lower med 9.00-12.00      
mostly 10.00-11.00 occas lower                                                 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY WHITES VERY LIGHT. DEMAND JUMBO WHITE GOOD AT LOWER      
SLIGHTLY LOWER PRICES, OTHERS GOOD. MARKET YELLOW AND WHITE MEDIUM STEADY,     
WHITE JUMBO LOWER, OTHERS HIGHER.  Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks col 21.00-23.00    
jbo 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 med 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00 Grano - Marked Sweet 
40 lb cartons jbo 18.00-24.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 50.00   
med 45.00-50.00  Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 11.00-14.00  med 11.00-14.00   

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb 
film bags sz A 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 occas lower 50 lb cartons sz A   
11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 occas lower sz B 13.00-14.50 mostly 14.00 occas 
lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00 50 lb sacks sz A 9.50-10.00 
occas lower sz B 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.50 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per  
cwt sz A 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower sz B 20.00-24.00 mostly    
20.00-22.00 occas higher & lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly    
5.00 sz B 7.50-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas lower Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 
5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A   
12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 occas higher sz B 8.50-10.50 mostly 8.50-9.00 occas   
higher Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 
19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occas higher                                          

PERU IMPORTS - REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet
40 lb cartons jbo 18.00-21.00 mostly 20.00                                     

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties  
U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-8.50 mostly 8.50 baled 10 5-lb film 
bags sz A 8.50-9.50 mostly 9.50 50 lb cartons 40s 11.00-12.50 mostly 12.00     
occas lower 50s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 60s 12.00-13.00    
mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 70s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher
80s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 90s 12.00-13.00 mostly         
12.50-13.00 occas higher 100s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher U.S. 
Two baled 5 10-lb film bags 7.00  50 lb sacks 10 oz min 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00  
U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 9.50-11.00 mostly 10.00 Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb
film bags sz A 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film
bags sz A 11.00-13.00 mostly 13.00                                             

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 40-80S GOOD, BALES LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET   
STEADY.  Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz
A 4.00-5.00  baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-4.50  occas higher baled 10 
5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.00-6.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 4.50-5.50 
occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 14.00  50s 14.00  60s 14.00-15.00  70s          
14.00-15.00  80s 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 90s 10.00-11.00 mostly         
10.50-11.00 100s 8.50-9.00  occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min         
6.00-6.50 mostly 6.50 10 oz min 8.00-8.50 mostly 8.00 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or  
4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 4.00-5.00  baled 5 10-lb film bags  
non sz A 3.50-4.50  baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.00-6.00  baled 10 5-lb 
film bags non sz A 4.50-5.50  50 lb cartons 40s 12.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 
50s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 60s 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.50 70s 13.00-15.00
mostly 13.50 80s 11.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 90s 9.00  occas higher 100s 8.00-9.00
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 6.00  occas lower 10 oz min 7.00  occas higher & 
lower