EGGPLANT

Eggplant purchases remained relatively steady from last year. The likelihood of purchase for this purple vegetable was down one percentage point from Fresh Trends 2012.

 

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

2014-04-06

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (43-31-30) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies fair quality heavy. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel, 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s $12.95, 24s mostly $10.95; fair quality 18s mostly $6.95, 24s mostly $5-6. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (9-13-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices medium slightly higher, fair quality higher. Includes palletizing and precooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons wrapped medium mostly $12.35. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium fair quality mostly $6.35-8.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Harvest was expected to begin the week of April 14 and remain light and in very few hands. Quality expected to be generally good.

 


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