Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 3

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (148-97-110) —

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement was expected about the same as the 33 units shipped the week of Dec. 3. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices lower. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 14s $6-6.50, 20-pound loose crown cut $6.50-7. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Dec. 10. Harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement was expected about the same as the 31 units shipped the week of Dec. 3. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $5.50-6.50, 18s mostly $6-7, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $6-7. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement was expected to decrease below the 28 units shipped the week of Dec. 3 as many shippers have finished for the season. Trading early slow, late very slow. Supplies fairly light. Prices bunched much lower, crown cut lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $5.35-6, 18s mostly $5.85-6.50, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $6-6.65. Quality variable. Harvest curtailed by market conditions. Lighter shipments expected to continue through the week of Dec. 17. LAST REPORT.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF.* — Movement expected to increase above the 18 units shipped the week of Dec. 3 as more shippers begin. Trading very slow. Prices cartons bunched 14s mostly $5.69-6.25, 18s mostly $6.19-6.75, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $6.50-7.25. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed by market conditions. *revised

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (6-34-60) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $6-7.15, 18s mostly $6.55-7.65, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $7-8.64. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed by market conditions.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (71-60-54) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $6.50-7.50. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (4-3-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s $10.35-10.85; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $10.35-10.85.


Join the conversation - sign up for FREE today!
FeedWind
Feedback Form
Leads to Insight