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 Sept. 22


FLORIDA — Shipments (0-0-4, includes export 0-0-1) — Prices not reported. FIRST REPORT.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments light — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Unofficial prices 7/10-bushel cartons summer marsh ruby and star ruby shippers first grade 23s $10.80-11.90, 27s mostly $12.80-13.90, 32s mostly $13.80-17.90, 36s mostly $14.80-17.90, 40-48s mostly $13.90-17.90, 56s $12.80-15.90; shippers choice 23-27s mostly $8.80-8.90, 32s mostly $11.40-14.90, 36-40s mostly $12.80-14.90, 48s mostly $11.80-14.90, 56s mostly $10.80-13.90. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Sept. 22.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Harvest was expected to begin the week of Sept. 29 and is expected to be light until the week of Oct. 6 when additional shippers begin. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Oct. 13 when all shippers expect to be underway. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT.


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