Daily California Eggs

April 5

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 16 cents lower for Jumbo, 14 cents lower for Extra Large and Large and 15 cents lower for Medium and Small. Trade sentiment is barely steady to lower. Offerings are heavy for all sizes. Retail demand is light to moderate with food service movement mostly moderate. Distributive buying interest is light to very light. Floor stocks are fully adequate to ample. Market activity is slow to moderate. Small benchmark price $1.15.

CALIFORNIA:

Shell egg marketer’s benchmark price for negotiated egg sales of USDA Grade AA and Grade AA in cartons, cents per dozen. This price does not reflect discounts or other contract terms.

Jumbo 180 Extra Large 163

Large 156 Medium 135

Southern California:

Prices to retailers, sales to volume buyers, USDA Grade AA white eggs in cartoons, delivered store door, cents per dozen.

Jumbo 166-178 Extra Large 150-157

Large 143-150 Medium 123-132

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