Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of March 24 - The Packer

Blueberries — F.o.b.s as of March 24

CHILE — Shipments (26-36-23) — Imports mostly by boat, few air. Movement expected to decrease as the season comes to a close. Ports of entry: Miami, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Trading moderate for light supplies. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large $22-24. Quality variable. Remaining supplies are in very few hands. Expect light volume to continue into the first week of April. LAST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (6-6-6) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading active. Prices higher. Flats of 12 6-ounce cups with lids mostly $22-24. Includes palletization and cooling. Wide range in quality.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (2-3-4) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish market. More central California production is expected in early April. Expect first f.o.b. report to begin April 7. FIRST REPORT.

CENTRAL AND NORTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-0-**) — Movement expected to increase as harvesting increases. Current supplies are very light and in too few hands to establish a market. The first f.o.b. shipping point report was expected the week of March 31. **less than 50,000 pounds.


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