Watermelon — F.o.b.s as of April 21

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (623-706-888, seedless 622-704-887, seeded 1-2-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices miniature 6s generally unchanged, others lower. Red-flesh seedless-type 24-inch bins per pound approximately 35 and 45 counts 12-14 cents, approximately 60 count mostly 12 cents, 75-80s mostly 8 cents; red-flesh seedless miniature flat cartons 6s (supplies heavy) $4-6, 8-9s mostly $5.95-8. Quality variable. Some shipments of miniature flat cartons booked open with price to be established later.

FLORIDA — Shipments (38-110-216, red-flesh seeded 12-28-42, red-flesh seedless 25-82-174) — Movement expected to increase. Trading red-flesh seeded 35s and red-flesh seedless 60s moderate, others active. Prices red-flesh seeded 35s and red-flesh seedless 60s lower, others higher. 24-inch bins per pound red-flesh seeded-type 35s 20 cents; red-flesh seedless-type 36s 25 cents, 45s 25 cents, 60s 22 cents. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (211-241*-142**) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices higher. Red-flesh seedless-type 24-inch bins per pound approximately 36 and 45 counts mostly 20-22 cents, approximately 60 count mostly 20 cents. Quality variable. *revised, **data incomplete 


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