Grapefruit is a steady performer. Thirty-one percent of shoppers reported that they were likely to make a grapefruit purchase – the same number as last year.


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Market Scope - Grapefruit — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18


SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments light — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices shippers first grade 23s slightly lower, 27s lower, others generally unchanged. Unofficial prices 7/10-bushel cartons summer marsh ruby and star ruby shippers first grade 23s $10.80-11.90, 27s mostly $11.40-12.40, 32s mostly $13.40-14.90, 36s mostly $13.80-15.90, 40s mostly $13.80-15.40, 48s mostly $13.40-15.40, 56s $11.40-12.90; shippers choice 23-27s mostly $8.80-8.90, 32-48s mostly $11.40-12.90, 56s mostly $10.80-11.90. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Aug. 18.


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