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Movement of blueberries through Oregon and Washington expected to decrease slightly

Movement of blueberries through Oregon and Washington is expected to decrease slightly. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged from market high on Wednesday, August 24th. Prices on flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large are mostly 18.50-20.50 and 12 6-ounce cups mostly 12.00-14.50. Quality is generally good. Blueberries out of Michigan movement is expected to decrease sharply as most growers have finished for the season. Remaining supplies are very light and in very few hands. Wide range in quality. A last F.O.B. report was issued this week.

Crossings of blueberries from British Columbia Canada through Northwest Washington movement is expected about the same the week of August 28th, then decrease seasonally as growers begin to finish harvesting. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged from market high on Wednesday, August 24th. All sales are reported in U.S. dollars.

Peru imports through various West Coast ports of entry movement is expected to increase as harvesting increases. Trading fairly active for light supplies. Prices unchanged. Quality is being reported as mostly good. Peru imports through various East Coast ports of entry movement is expected to increase as harvesting increases. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large are mostly 18.00-20.00.

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Source: mymarketnews.ams.usda.gov


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