MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (121-194-222 (seedless 116-184-222, seeded 5-10-0*)) — Movement expected about the same. Trading miniature moderate; cartons 6-8s and 45 count to 75-80s slow, others moderate. Prices Miniature 9s generally unchanged, others lower. Red-flesh seedless-type cartons per-pound 4s mostly 18 cents, 5s mostly 16-18 cents, 6s mostly 14 cents, 8s mostly 10 cents; 24-inch bins per-pound about 35 mostly 18 cents, about 45 count mostly 16 cents, approximately 60 count 12-14 cents, 75-80s 6-8 cents. Miniature red-flesh seedless flat carton 6s mostly $8-10, 8-9s mostly $12-13, 11s mostly $9-10. Quality variable.
Watermelons — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 5
- Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving