SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments light — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Unofficial prices 7/10-bushel cartons star ruby shippers first grade 23-27s $13.80-14.90, 32s $11.80-13.90, 36s $10.80-12.90, 40s $10.40-12.90, 48s $9.80-11.90, 56s $8.80-10.90; shippers choice 23-27s mostly $8.80-10.90, 32-36s $8.80-11.40, 40s $8.80-10.90, 48s $7.80-10.90. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. issued as of June 23.
Grapefruit — F.o.b.s as of June 23
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