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Market Scope - Parsley — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8
ALL CALIFORNIA DISCTRICTS — Shipments (7-3-3) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped the week of Dec. 1. Trading moderate. Prices curly higher, plain lower. Cartons bunched 60s curly mostly $14.75-14.95, plain $12.75-14.95. Quality generally good.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 3-7-6, shipments AZ 5-6-6, CA 2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 60s curly mostly $16-17, plain mostly $14.25-15. Quality generally good.