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

DAILY CALIFORNIA SHELL EGGS

(USDA Market News)

Jan. 4

Benchmark prices are steady. Asking prices for next week are 1 cent lower for Jumbo, 12 cents lower for Extra Large, 15 cents lower for Large and 12 cents lower for Medium and Small. The undertone is usually lower. Retail demand ranges light to fairly good, mostly moderate with food service movement light to moderate. Warehouse buying interest is light to moderate while most operators order only for anticipated needs and wait for the market to find a bottom. Offerings are adequate to ample. Supplies are light to moderate. Market activity is slow to moderate. Small benchmark price $1.12.

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.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 190 Extra Large 203

Large 201 Medium 132

Southern California

Prices to retailers, sales to volume buyers, USDA Grade AA and Grade AA, white eggs in cartons, delivered to store door.

Size Range Size Range

Jumbo 176-188 Extra Large 190-197

Large 188-195 Medium 126-135

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