BEANS

 


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Market Scope - Beans — F.o.b.s as of April 14

2014-04-13

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (75-68-96) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading handpicked fairly active at lower prices, machine-picked fairly active at much lower prices. Prices handpicked lower, machine-picked much lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Bushel cartons/crates round green handpicked mostly $16.35, machine-picked mostly $10.35-10.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (9-14*-11) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. 5-pound cartons haricots verts (French-type) mostly $4.50-5.50. Quality variable. *revised.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-4-5) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active. Prices slightly higher. 30-pound cartons round green-type handpicked mostly $26.95-28.95; organic $49.95. Quality generally good.

 


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