SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 16-21-26, MX 2-2-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices 12-18s much lower, 24-30s lower, 36s generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $12.55-14.95, 18s mostly $14.55-16.95, 24s mostly $14.95-16.95, 30s mostly $14.65-16.55, 36s mostly $12.75-14.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of March 17
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- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving