SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 26-34-34, MX 4-3*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 18s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $8.55-10.95, 18s mostly $10.55-12.85, 24s mostly $10.75-12.75, 30s mostly $10.95-12.75, 36s mostly $10.75-10.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. *revised.
Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of March 31
- New melon varieties boast sweetness, firm flesh
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Organically Grown joins fair trade group
- Doing what I say might be easier with food coach
- Indian River shipper not packing this season