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Market Scope - Carrots — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25
KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (129-146-152) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large $13-15.40, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $14-14.40. 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 $24.35-26.70. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (9-13-17) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $11. Quality variable.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (20-14-12) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers have finished for the season. Remaining supplies are in too few hands to establish a market. Expect light shipments through early to mid-December. LAST REPORT.