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CUCUMBERS — F.O.B.S AS OF JAN. 20

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (206-276-334, field-grown 144-205-263, greenhouse 62-71-71) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading persian active, pickles moderate, others slow. Prices persian much higher, long seedless higher, pickles slightly higher, others much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $12.95, fair quality mostly $9.95-10.95, ordinary quality mostly $6.95-8.95; small mostly $8.95, large $8.95-10.95. Cartons 24s $3.95-6, 36s mostly $5.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s mostly $24.35, 150-200s mostly $20.95-22.35. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $10.95; 22-pound cartons persian (supplies very light) small mostly $16.95, small-medium $16.95-18.95. Quality and condition variable. CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (31-46-58) — Imports via boat from Honduras. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $14-16, fair quality mostly $9, cartons 24s mostly $6.50-7. Quality good. CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (33-42-21) — Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market.

 



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