Watermelons — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 9 - The Packer

Watermelons — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 9

TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA — Shipments (TX 286-367-243 (seedless 251-310-219, seeded 35-57-24), OK 15-15-10 (seedless 15-15-10, seeded 0-0-0)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices seedless 60 count lower, others generally unchanged. 24-inch bin per-pound red-flesh seedless-type about 35 and 45 counts mostly 15 cents, about 60 count mostly 11-12 cents; red-flesh seeded-type about 28 count 10-12 cents, about 35 count mostly 12 cents. Quality variable.
SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS — Shipments (546-424-201 (red-flesh seeded 33-28-18; red-flesh seedless 513-396-182)) Movement expected to decrease as some growers finish for the season. Trading red-flesh seedless 45s moderate, red-flesh seedless 60s fairly slow. Prices lower. 24-inch bins per-pound. Red-flesh seedless-type 36s Insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market, 45s 16-17 cents, 60s 12-14 cents. Quality generally good.
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY , CALIF. — Shipments (347-292-173 (seedless 328- 273-161, seeded 19-19-12)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 24-inch bins per-pound red-flesh seedless-type about 35 and 45 counts mostly 18 cents, about 60 count mostly 16 cents. Quality generally good.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (107-165-110 (red-flesh seeded 13-22-13; red-flesh seedless 94-143-97)) Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading red-flesh seedless 45s fairly active, red-flesh seedless 60s fairly slow. Prices red-flesh seedless 45s slightly higher, red-flesh seedless 60s lower. 24-inch bins per-pound. Red-flesh seedless-type 36s Insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market, 45s 17-18 cents, 60s 13-14 cents. Quality generally good.
DELAWARE, MARYLAND AND EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (189-154*-69 (red-flesh seeded 4-4-4; red-flesh seedless 185-150*-65)) Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. *revised. LAST REPORT.
NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (108*-101-42 (red-flesh seeded 8-9-2; red-flesh seedless 100*-92-40)) Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. *revised. LAST REPORT.


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