Melons — F.o.b.s as of June 24 - The Packer

Melons — F.o.b.s as of June 24

IMPERIAL AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 19-21-17, AZ 20-14-18) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices casaba and crenshaw slightly higher, others lower. Unofficial prices 2/3 cartons 5-6s casaba and crenshaw $8-9.85, lemon drop and golden dew $7.50, juan canary, orange-flesh, galia, santa claus and sharyln $7.35-8. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report expected to be issued as supplies are mixed and in few hands.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active for very light supplies. Unofficial prices 2/3 cartons 5-6s casaba, crenshaw, galia, hami, juan canary, orange-flesh, persian and santa claus $8.95. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources and supplies are in very few hands. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of July 8.


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