Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 10

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (95-95-65, seedless 95-94-65, seeded 0-1-0) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 8s slow, others active. Prices 8s generally unchanged, others higher. Red-flesh seedless-type cartons per-pound 4-5s mostly 20 cents, 6s 16-18 cents, 8s 10 cents. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (20-34-65) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report expected to be issued the week of Dec. 17.

CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (8*-18*-15) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to increase. Prices unchanged. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Flat cartons red-flesh seedless miniature 6-9s mostly $9-10. Quality good. *revised.


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