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Market Scope - Parsley — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 14
ALL CALIFORNIA DISCTRICTS — Shipments (7-7-6) —
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped the week of Oct. 6. Trading curly active, plain fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 60s curly mostly $12-13, plain mostly $11-13.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 1 unit shipped the week of Oct. 6. Trading moderate. Prices curly lower, plain generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s curly $12.75-12.95, plain $10.75-12.75. Quality generally good.