Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of March 4 - The Packer

Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of March 4

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (82-74-91) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active at lower prices. Prices lower. Red-flesh seedless-type cartons per-pound 4-5s mostly 46 cents, 6s 44-46 cents. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (34*-58*-45) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Prices higher. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices 6-10s lower; others unchanged. Flat cartons red-flesh seedless miniature 6-9s $12-13, 10s $10-11. Cartons red-flesh seedless 3s 40 cents, 4s and 5s 42 cents per pound. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (22-43-54, seedless 22-43-53, seeded 0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices cartons of red-flesh seedless-type per pound 4-5s 44-47 cents. Quality variable. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of March 4 due to light supplies.


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