SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments moderate — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices shippers choice 27-32s generally unchanged, others higher. Unofficial prices star ruby 7/10-bushel cartons shippers first grade 27s mostly $14.75-15.80, 32s mostly $13.75-13.80, 36-40s $10.75-11.30, 48s $9.75-10.30, 56s $9.25-9.80; shippers choice 27-32s mostly $9.75-12.80, 36s $9.75-10.30, 40s $8.75-9.80, 48s $8.75-9.30, 56s $7.75-8.80. No f.o.b. report issued.
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