Celery is a consistent performer, with more than 6 in 10 shoppers picking up the stalks in the past year. The likelihood of purchase was even with last year.


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Market Scope - Celery — F.o.b.s as of April 21


ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (287-307-267) —

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 263 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $9.65-11.56, 2½ dozen mostly $10.50-11.75, 3 dozen mostly $11-12.50, 4 dozen $10.50-12.56; hearts film bags 18s mostly $14.95-16.56. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 4 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 2-2½ dozen slightly lower, others lower. Cartons 2 dozen $9.50-10.35, 2½ dozen $10.50-11.25, 3-4 dozen $11.35-12.25. Quality generally good.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (58-66-55) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 2 dozen $8.95-9.95, 2½ dozen $8.95-9.95 and 3 dozen $8.95-9.95, hearts carton film bags 18s $15.50-16.50. Quality generally good.


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