Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of March 11

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (74-91-148) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active at much lower prices. Prices much lower. Red-flesh seedless-type cartons per-pound 4-5s mostly 38 cents, 6s 34-36 cents. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (43-54-62, seedless 43-53-60, seeded 0-1-2) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons red-flesh seedless-type per-pound 4-5s 42 cents, 6s 40-42 cents. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICAN IMPORTS — Imports (58-60*-50) — 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; 9-10s generally unchanged. Flat cartons red-flesh seedless miniature 6s $10-11, 8s mostly $12-13, 9-10s $10-11. Cartons red-flesh seedless 3-5s supply in too few hands to quote. Quality good. *revised.


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