Prices are weekly averages of daily prices. All prices are in dollars per hundredweight (cwt). FWA is a weighted average of shipping point prices for common packs in each area. Weights differ by area. GRI is the Grower Returns Index for each individual area.

FRESH RUSSET POTATO MARKET REPORT

(North American Potato Market News)

(USDA Market News)

Dec. 19

Last week's limited market strength came in prices for 40-60 count cartons. Idaho reported strong shipments ahead of Christmas.

STATE

FWA Chg GRI Chg 70ct Chg 10 lb. Film Chg

IDAHO BURBANK

$8.54 $0.06 $3.36 $0.03 $11 $0 $7.50 $0

IDAHO NORKOTAH

$8.24 -$0.12 $3.12 -$0.09 $10 $0 $7.50 $0

COLUMBIA BASIN

$10.20 $0 $4.43 $0 $12.50 $0 $7.50 $0

KLAMATH BASIN

$11.08 -$0.08 $4.50 -$0.05 $14 $0 $8.50 $0

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