Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24 - The Packer

Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (36-56-74) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Red-flesh seedless-type cartons per pound 4s 46-48 cents, 5s 45-46 cents. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (35-45-64, seedless 35-44-63, seeded 0-1-1) — Movement expected to increase. Trading slow. Prices red-flesh seedless-type cartons per pound 4-5s mostly 44 cents, 6s mostly $.40. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (47*-81*-49, seedless 1-1-2; seeded 0-0-0) — Imports via boat from Guatemala and Honduras. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices 4s and 5s lower; others higher Cartons flat red-flesh seedless miniature 6-8s $14.95, 9s mostly $13.95. Red-flesh seedless cartons 4-5s mostly $32-33. *revised.


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