Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of March 17 - The Packer

Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of March 17

CHILE — Shipments (55-26-36) — Imports mostly by boat, few air. Movement expected to decrease as the season winds down. Port of entry Miami, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats of 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large $30-38, 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large $18-22.50. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIF. AND TEXAS— Crossings (1-6-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids $20-22. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.

CENTRAL AND NORTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light harvest of leader berries and few early varieties continues. Supplies are very light and in too few hands to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. shipping point report by March 27.


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