Commodity Pricing

COMMODITY PRICING

This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from major domestic shipping points and ports of entry. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.
 

 

VEGETABLES - PEPPERS, BELL

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 8

Dec 7, 2014 - Dec 20, 2014

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (75-60-115) — Movement expected to decrease early, increase late. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $14.35-14.85, large $12.35-12.85, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $10.35-12.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (108-117-100, field-grown 89-98-78, greenhouse 19-19-22) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early slow, late active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $14.95, large mostly $10.95-12.95, medium $8.95-10.95; fair quality extra-large mostly $10.95, large $7.95-9.95, medium mostly $6.95-8.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large $18.95, large $16.95; yellow extra-large mostly $18.95, large mostly $14.95-16.95. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (62-48-42, greenhouse 43-32-26, field-grown 19-16-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red-type fairly active for light supplies, others moderate. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $16.95-18.95, yellow and orange mostly $14.50-15.95. Quality variable.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (61-40-31) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading red irregular size active at slightly lower prices, large active. Prices red large slightly higher, irregular size slightly lower. Red 15-pound cartons large mostly $20.95-22.95; irregular size fair quality mostly $20.95-22.95. Green supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality generally good.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 1

Nov 30, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (60-108-117, field-grown 43-89-98, greenhouse 17-19-19) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jumbo and extra-large mostly $8.95-10.95, large mostly $7.95, medium $4.95-6.95; fair quality extra-large mostly $6.95, large $4.95-6.95, medium mostly $4.95. Quality variable. Some sales booked open with price to be established later.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (80-75-60) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices jumbo and extra-large slightly lower, large generally unchanged, others higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $14.35-14.95, large $12.35-12.95, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $10.35-12.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (46-62*-48, greenhouse 30- 43*-32, field-grown 16-19*-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $14.95-16.85, yellow and orange mostly $12.25-12.95. Quality variable. *revised

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (68-61-40) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading green slow, red active. Prices green extra-large and large lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $10.95, large mostly $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $7.95-8.95; irregular size fair quality green mostly $6.95-7.95, red mostly $22.95-24.95. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large mostly $20.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17

Nov 16, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (33-62-80) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $16.35-16.85, extra-large mostly $14.95, large mostly $12.35-12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $10.35. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality generally good. *revised.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (90-97-72) —

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 66 units shipped the week of Nov. 10. Trading green fairly slow, red active. Prices green lower, red much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $14.95, large $12.95-14.95, medium $10.95-12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $10.95; organic extra-large and large $34.95, irregular size fair quality $22.95. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large mostly $16.95-18.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality mostly $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement of red expected to decrease seasonally below the 4 units shipped the week of Nov. 10. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments were expected to continue through Nov. 22. LAST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (22-26-60, field-grown 7-10-43, greenhouse 15-16-17) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large $14.95-16.95, large $12.95-14.95, medium mostly $9.95-10.95; fair quality extra-large $12.95, large mostly $10.95, medium mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (141-66-45) — Movement expected to decrease as shippers are finished for the season. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices jumbo and extra-large lower, others unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $12.35-14.85, extra-large $12.35-14.85, extra-large fair quality $10.35-12.85, large $12.35-12.85. LAST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (47-45*-44, greenhouse 28-25*-29, field-grown 19-20*-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red active, others fairly active. Supplies light. Prices red much higher, others higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $15.95-16.85, yellow and orange mostly $12.25-13.95. Quality variable. *revised

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 10

Nov 9, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (93-90-97) —

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 74 units shipped the week of Nov. 3. Trading active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $16.95, large mostly $14.95, medium mostly $12.95-14.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $12.95; organic extra-large and large32.95-34.95, irregular size fair quality $20.95-30. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $12.95-14.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality mostly $14.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (113-141-66) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers are finished with harvest. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $14.35-14.85, extra-large $14.35-14.85, extra-large fair quality $10.35-12.85, large $12.35-12.85.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (12*-33-62) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $16.35-16.85, extra-large mostly $12.35-14.95, large mostly $9.35-10.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $8.35-9.35. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality generally good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (39-47-43, greenhouse 23-28-24, field-grown 16-19-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red active, others moderate. Supplies light. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $10.95-12.95, yellow $10.95-11.95, orange mostly $10.95. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (17-22-26, greenhouse 11-15-16, field-grown 6-7-10) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued by Nov. 14.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement of red expected to decrease seasonally below the 22 units shipped the week of Nov. 3. Trading early fairly active, late active. Supplies light and in few hands. Prices higher. Red 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality $16.95-18.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 3

Nov 2, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (82-113-141) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers expect to finish around the weekend of Nov. 8. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices jumbo and extra-large fair quality lower, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10.35-12.85, extra-large $10.35-12.85, extra-large fair quality mostly $9.35-9.85, large mostly $10.35-10.85.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (101-93-90) —

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 56 units shipped the week of Oct. 27. Trading green extra-large and large active, red moderate, others active at lower prices. Prices green medium and irregular size lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large $14.95, large mostly $12.95, medium mostly $10.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $7.95-8.95; organic extra-large, large and medium mostly $34.95-35, irregular size fair quality $28.95-30. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large mostly $10.95-12.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement of red expected about the same as the 34 units shipped the week of Oct. 27. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Supplies light. Prices extra-large and large slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large mostly $10.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality $14.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (40-39-47, greenhouse 24-23-28, field-grown 16-16-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Supplies light. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red, yellow and orange mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-12*-33) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin the season. Trading moderate. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $12.35-14.35, extra-large mostly $10.35-12.35, large mostly $9.35-10.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $8.35-9.35. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality generally good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (19-17-22, greenhouse 14-11-15, field-grown 5-6-7) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Nov. 10.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (67-82-113) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as the season starts to wind down. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $12.35-12.85, extra-large mostly $10.35-10.85, extra-large fair quality mostly $10.35-10.85, large $10.35-10.85.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (118-101-93) —

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement of green expected to decrease seasonally below the 41 units shipped the week of Oct. 20 as most shippers are finished for the season. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments expected to continue through Nov. 1. LAST REPORT.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement of red expected about the same as the 25 units shipped the week of Oct. 20. Trading early active, late slow. Supplies light. Prices generally unchanged. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $9.95-10.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality $14.95. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 27 units shipped the week of Oct. 20. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large $14.95, large mostly $12.95, medium $10.95-12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $10.95; organic medium $34.95, irregular size fair quality $30.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (41-40*-39, greenhouse 25-24*-23, field-grown 16-16-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red moderate, others fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red and orange mostly $7.95-8.25, yellow mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (17-19-17, greenhouse 14-14-11, field-grown 3-5-6) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Nov. 10.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-3-7) — Light shipments have begun. Sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report were expected by the week of Oct. 20. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-0-1) — Most shippers are finished for the season. No f.o.b. issued as of Oct. 27. LAST REPORT.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20

Oct 19, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (145-118-101) —

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease seasonally below the 67 units shipped the week of Oct. 13. Trading active. Prices green large generally unchanged, others slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green large mostly $13.95-14.95, medium $12.95-14.50; irregular size fair quality green $11.95-13.50, red $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 32 units shipped the week of Oct. 13. Trading active for light supplies. Prices higher. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red $9.95-10.95, yellow $10.95-12.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality red $14.95, yellow $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 2 units shipped the week of Oct. 13. Trading active. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons green large $16.95-18.95, medium $14.95-16.95, irregular size fair quality $12.95-14.95; organic medium $34.95, irregular size fair quality $30.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-7-67) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early active, late extra-large moderate, others very active. Prices extra-large lower, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $14.35-16.85, extra-large $12.35-14.85, extra-large fair quality $10.35-12.85, large $12.35-12.85.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (37-41-39, greenhouse 22-25-23, field-grown 15-16-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red moderate, others fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red and orange mostly $7.95-8.25, yellow mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (16-17-19, greenhouse 13-14-14, field-grown 3-3-5) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Nov. 10. FIRST REPORT.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-0-3) — Light shipments have begun. Sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report were expected the week of Oct. 20. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-2-0) — Movement expected to continue decreasing as many shippers are finished for the season. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green extra-large $14.35, fair quality $11.35-12.35; large $12.35.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 14

Oct 12, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (105-96-79) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading red extra-large and large moderate, others active. Prices green much higher, red irregular size higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large $14.95-16.95, large $13.95-14.95, medium $12.95-13.95; irregular size fair quality green mostly $10.95-12.95, red mostly $12.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large $8.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-7-67) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early active, late extra-large moderate, others very active.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (31-37*-41, greenhouse 19-22*-25, field-grown 12-15*-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red moderate, others fairly slow. Prices red higher, orange lower, yellow generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red and orange mostly $7.95-8.25, yellow mostly $7.95-8.95, Quality variable. *revised.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (47-49-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red irregular size fairly active, others moderate. Prices red irregular size higher, yellow and 15-pound cartons slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.95, yellow $10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large $12.95-14.95; irregular size fair quality red mostly $12.95, yellow mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-3-2) — Movement expected to begin decreasing as many shippers are finished for the season. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $14.35-15.35; extra-large $14.35-14.95, fair quality $10.95-12.35; large $12.35-14.35.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Harvest of green bells was expected to begin late in the week of Oct. 13, followed by red bells the week of Oct. 27. Quality expected to be generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments were expected to begin by week of Oct. 13 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of Oct. 20. 

Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29

Sep 28, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (44-49-50) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices jalapeño and poblano higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates serrano mostly $23-24, anaheim $17-18, jalapeño mostly $16-17, poblano mostly $15-17. Quality and size variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-2) — Very light volume reported. Trading fairly active. Prices ½-bushel cartons/crates hungarian wax $8.35-8.95, jalapeño $12.35-12.85; 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates hungarian wax mostly $16.35-18.85, jalapeño $16.35-18.85.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments were expected to begin by the week of Sept. 29 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of Oct. 13.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29

Sep 28, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (103-113-105) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green fairly active at lower prices, others moderate. Prices green lower, red slightly lower, yellow generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $9-10.50, large mostly $8.45-9.95, medium $7.45-9; irregular size fair quality green mostly $6.95-8, red mostly $8.95-10.95, yellow mostly $12.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large $8-9. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (54-43-47) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red 15-pound cartons slightly lower, red irregular size lower, others generally unchanged. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $7.95-8.95, yellow $10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $7.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (25-36-37) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as harvest winds down. Trading slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $8-10.95, large $8-8.95, fair quality $6-7.95. Quality good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (31-32-31, greenhouse 19-19-19, field-grown 12-13-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $7.35-8.25, yellow mostly $7.95-8.95, orange mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality variable good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-5-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $10.35-12.95; extra-large $10.35-12.95, fair quality $8.35-10.95; large $10.35-11.95. Some harvests curtailed.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light volume reported. Trading active. Prices (according to industry sources) 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $14.85-16.85, extra-large $14.35-14.85, extra-large fair quality $12.35-12.85, large $14.35-14.85. The first f.o.b. was expected to be issued after Oct. 4 as more shippers begin.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments was expected to begin by the week of Sept. 29 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of Oct. 13.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 22

Sep 21, 2014 - Oct 4, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (101-103-113) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow and medium green higher, red extra-large and large generally unchanged, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $10.95-12, large $10.95-11, medium mostly $9.95-10; irregular size fair quality green mostly $7.95-9, red mostly $9.45-10.95, yellow mostly $12.95. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.95, yellow $10-10.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (58-54-43) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red 15-pound cartons higher, others generally unchanged. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.95, yellow $10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $8.75-9.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (30-25*-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading opened moderate, closed slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $10-12.95, large $10-10.95, fair quality $8-8.95. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (20-31*-32, greenhouse 12-19*-19, field-grown 8-12*-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red moderate, others fairly slow. Prices lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $8.35-9.25, yellow mostly $8.95-10, orange mostly $10.25-11. Quality variable. Harvest curtailed. *revised

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-6*-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $12.35-14.95; extra-large $11.35-14.95, fair quality $9.35-12.95; large $10.35-12.95; medium $10.35-12.95. *revised.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light volume reported with supplies insufficient to establish market. The first f.o.b. expected after Oct. 1 as more shippers begin to harvest. FIRST REPORT.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments were expected to begin by week of Sept. 29 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of Oct. 13.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (88-101-103) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green active, others slow. Prices green higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $11.45-12.95, large mostly $10.95-11.95, medium mostly $9.45-10; irregular size fair quality green mostly $8.95-9, red and yellow mostly $10.95-12.95. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (58-58-54) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early very slow, late fairly slow. Prices red lower, yellow generally unchanged. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red $6.75-8.95, yellow mostly $10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large and large red mostly $12.95; irregular size fair quality red mostly $8.75-9.95, yellow mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (22-20-28, greenhouse 13-12-17, field-grown 9-8-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $9.35-10.95, yellow mostly $10.35-11.25, orange mostly $11.35-12.35. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (39-30-24) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $12.85-14.95, large $12-12.95, fair quality mostly $10-10.95. Quality good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (5-6-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $12-13.35; extra-large $12-13.35, fair quality $10-11.35; large $10.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments expected to begin by week of Sept. 29 with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of Oct. 13. FIRST REPORT.

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