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Market Scope - Greens — F.o.b.s as of April 21
SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (26-34-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Prices turnip tops higher, others unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s collard mostly $8, kale $8-9, mustard curly mostly $8, mustard flat $8-9, turnip tops $8-9.
LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (12-11-16) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices April 22, compared to April 15, unchanged. Cartons bunched kale 24s $12. Cartons loose turnip tops $10-12 and mustards $10-12. Various containers bunched collard 6s $10-12. Various containers loose collard 6s $12 Quality good.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (6-6-7) —
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $8.25-9.50. Quality generally good.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. cartons bunched 24s kale $7.25-7.75. Quality generally good.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-6*-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Various containers bunched/loose collard, kale, mustard and turnip tops $6.50-9. *revised.
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