Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 6

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (seedless 53-37-34) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest in Jalisco. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Red-flesh seedless-type cartons per pound 4-5s mostly 22 cents. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (44-32-13) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies light and in too few hands to establish a market. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Jan. 13.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (38-26-0, seedless 9-3-0; seeded 0-0-0) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons flat red-flesh seedless miniature 6s mostly $10, 8s mostly $8-9, 9s $8-9, 10s mostly $8.


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