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Market Scope - Carrots — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 20
KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (101-149-147) — Movement expected about the same. Trading jumbo active at lower prices, others active. Prices jumbo lower, others generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $15-15.40, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $18-18.40, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $9-9.20. Baby peeled 30 1-pound film bags $18-18.75. Organic film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound and 10 5-pound mostly $22-24.35, baby peeled 30 1-pound film bags $20-21.75. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (20-28*-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $10-11. Quality variable. *revised.
GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light supplies available. Current supplies are insufficient to establish market. Prices according to industry sources: sacks 48 1-pound film bags medium large $15-16; 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $12-15.
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