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Market Scope - Asian vegetables — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (2-3-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices crates lower, cartons generally unchanged. Bok choy WGA crates mostly $32.95-34, 30-pound cartons mostly $25.25-27. Quality generally good.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 3-4-2, shipments AZ 0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase from Mexico and Arizona as more shippers begin the season. California shippers expected to begin harvest the week of Nov. 17. Trading moderate. Prices bok choy WGA crates $32.45-34.95, 30-pound cartons mostly $18.95-22.45 Quality generally good.
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