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WATERMELONS — F.O.B.S AS OF SEPT. 29

TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA — Shipments (TX 135-92-78, seedless 126-86-73, seeded 9-6-5; OK seedless 10-9-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly active for very light supplies. 24-inch bins per pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 45 counts 24-26 cents. Quality variable. Harvest curtailed in most areas the week of Sept. 22. SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (206-218-81, seedless 196-204-76, seeded 10-14-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 60 count generally unchanged, others higher. 24-inch bins per pound red-flesh seedless-type approximately 35 and 45 counts 18-20 cents, approximately 60 count mostly 18 cents. Quality variable. MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (9-11-xx*, seedless 9-9-17, seeded 0-2-0) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Oct. 13. *unavailable

 



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