SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 34-29-31, MX 2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease slightly in California and remain about the same from Mexico. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices 12-24s much higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $14.55-14.95, 18s mostly $14.55-17.61, 24s mostly $14.55-18.75, 30s mostly $10.55-12.95, 36s mostly $10.75-10.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of April 14
- Ag labor not part of Obama's immigration plan
- Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos
- Thanksgiving Twitter party for Produce Mom
- Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus
- Wiggle room needed on sourcing GMO fruits and vegetables
- Ports negotiations slow down through Thanksgiving