CARROTS

Carrots remain a top contender in the vegetable category, in fact, the orange root maintained its place as the fourth most-popular vegetable.

 

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Market Scope - Carrots — F.o.b.s as of April 7

2014-04-06

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (139-131-137) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices jumbo slightly higher, others higher. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $13-15.40, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $12-13.40, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $6-6.70. 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 (32-32*-21**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $8.75-9. Quality variable. *revised, **data incomplete.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (7-18-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly lower. Sacks 48 1-pound film bags medium-large mostly $13, 24 2-pound film bags medium-large mostly $13, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $11. Quality good.

 


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