AJC prices into the USThis article was originally published in Foodnews
CHINESE AJC (1.0-2.2% acid) prices into the US remain around USD10.70-11.00 per gallon, ex dock, all taxes paid, excluding freight charges, according to the latest USDA apple processing report. This equates to USD2 100-2 160/gallon. New York fruit prices for juice processing are reported at USD14.00-16.00 per hundredweight (cwt), or USD280-320 per tonne. Apples for canning are perhaps a dollar per cwt more expensive. Washington prices are lower, at around USD200-210/tonne fob packing houses, for 2010 crop.