About Market News
How to Read a Report
- Type of Reports
- Shipping Point Report vs Terminal Report
- Common Types of Sales
- Price Trend
- Qualifying Terms
- Terminal Report Details
- Terminal Report Availability
- Shipping Point Report Details
- Movement Report Details
- Retail Report Details
- Report Abbreviations
- State and Country Abbreviations
- Container Net Weights
Includes stage of maturity, decay, freezing injury, shriveling, or any other deterioration which may have occurred, or progressed since the product was harvested and which may continue to progress.
The following terms, when used in connection with “condition”, are interpreted as meaning:
Such condition does not justify price reduction because of condition factors.
Having a slight degree of off-condition factors which may warrant a small price reduction as compared to “good”.
Having a heavier degree of off-condition factors which may warrant a substantial price reduction as compared to “good”.
So badly off-condition as may warrant heavy price reduction
Refers to merchandise that has been on the terminal market or at shipping point longer than normal, but remains near its original condition. Prices are discounted in order to clear supplies because shelf-life is reduced.