French Fresh Fruit Market Update



PARIS - Jun 11/10 - SNS -- Market values for for fresh fruits on terminal markets here were released by the USDA today based on reports from local government and trade officials.

Provided by:  Fruit and Vegetable Market News,
Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.
Phone:  (202) 720-2264     Fax:  (202) 720-4052
VIA WASHINGTON, D.C. PRICES ARE IN U.S. DOLLARS CONVERTED USING THE NEW YORK
FOREIGN EXCHANGE MID-RANGE RATE FOR THE DATE OF THE REPORT, OR NEAREST
AVAILABLE DATE, AS APPEARED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.
Source: Service des Nouvelles des Marches, France
PA_FV020
VEGETABLES
---ARTICHOKES:    cartons FR Globe 42s 7.28-8.50 mostly 7.89 per kg FR Globe
12s .97-1.09 mostly 1.03 15s 1.09-1.21 mostly 1.15
---ASPARAGUS:    5 kg cartons loose per kg FR Class I White 16 mm min dia
2.67-4.86 mostly 3.04 22 mm min dia 3.16-5.46 mostly 3.40 NL Class I White 22
mm min dia 2.43-2.67 mostly 2.55
---BEANS:    per kg KE Haricot Vert (French Type) fine qual 5.22-5.83 mostly
5.46 MR Haricot Vert (French Type) 1.82-2.43 mostly 2.19 fine qual 2.19-2.67
mostly 2.43
---BEETS:    per kg FR Red Type fine qual 2.31-2.55 mostly 2.43 White Type
1.46-1.82 mostly 1.58
---BROCCOLI:    cartons per kg FR 1.21-1.58 mostly 1.34
---CABBAGE:    bulk per kg NL Class I Red Type .85-.97 mostly .91 White .61-.79
mostly .73 10 kg containers FR Class I Round Green Type 6s 7.28-7.89 mostly
7.53
---CARROTS:    10 kg sacks per kg FR Topped .64-.69 mostly .67 12 kg containers
per kg FR Topped fine qual .75-.80 mostly .78 cartons bunched per bunch FR
Bunched 1.15-1.34 mostly 1.21 SP Bunched 1.15-1.34 mostly 1.21
---CAULIFLOWER:    cartons film wrapped FR White 6s lge 6.68-7.28 mostly 7.04
---CELERY:    cartons per kg IT Class I .85-1.21 mostly .97
---CUCUMBERS:    1/2 bushel containers NL Pickles 30s 10.81-11.53 mostly 10.93
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped each FR Class I Long Seedless 500-600gm .55-.61
mostly .58 NL Class I Long Seedless 500-600gm .49-.55 mostly .51
---EGGPLANT:    cartons per kg FR Class I med 1.40-1.58 mostly 1.52 NL Class I
med 1.70-1.94 mostly 1.82 SP Class I med .73-.97 mostly .85
---ENDIVE:    5 kg containers per kg FR Witloof fine qual 1.58-1.70 mostly 1.64
---ESCAROLE:    cartons FR 8s 13.36-14.57 mostly 13.96
---GARLIC:    5 kg containers per kg AG White 70mm/7.0cm 4.13-4.49 mostly 4.25
Purple 60-65mm/6.0-6.5cm 4.49-4.86 mostly 4.61 NEW CROP 5 kg containers per kg
FR Purple 60-65mm/6.0-6.5cm 3.89-4.61 mostly 4.25
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:    cartons FR 10s 7.89-9.11 mostly 8.50 NL 10s 7.65-8.50
mostly 7.89
---LETTUCE-OTHER:    flats 1 layer FR Frisee 8s 13.36-14.57 mostly 13.96
---MUSHROOMS:    flats per kg FR Class I Shiitake 8.50-9.71 mostly 9.11
Pleurotus 4.25-4.86 mostly 4.61 PL Class I Champinion med 2.31-2.67 mostly 2.43
---ONIONS GREEN:    crates bunched bulb type per bch FR Bulb Type 1.03-1.15
mostly 1.09 cartons/crates bunched per kg FR Class I Leeks 1.34-1.46 mostly
1.40
---PARSLEY:    crates bunched per kg FR Curly 2.43-2.79 mostly 2.55
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:    cartons per kg NL Class I Green lge 2.31-2.79 mostly
2.67 Red lge 1.82-2.06 mostly 1.82
---RADISHES:    cartons/crates bunched per bunch FR Red .73-.85 mostly .79
---SPINACH:    cartons per kg FR Flat 1.27-1.40 mostly 1.34
---SQUASH:    cartons per kg FR Zucchini .91-1.03 mostly .97
---TOMATOES:    GREENHOUSE flats per kg BL Class I 57-67mm 1.03-1.12 mostly
1.09 67-82mm 1.03-1.12 mostly 1.09 FR Class I 57-67mm 1.21-1.40 mostly 1.34
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:    per kg FR fine qual 1.40-1.52 mostly 1.46
GREENHOUSE HYDROPONIC per kg NL 1.15-1.27 mostly 1.21
---TURNIPS:    per kg FR Purple Top fine qual 1.21-1.34 mostly 1.27 crates
bunched per bunch FR Purple Top 1.15-1.27 mostly 1.21

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