Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of March 31

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (92-113-130) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 75 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $8.25-9.65, 18s mostly $8.75-10.15, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9.25-10.65. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 40 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $8-9.25, 18s mostly $8.50-9.75, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $8.75-9.25. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 7 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 14s $7, 20-pound loose crown cut $8.50. Quality generally good. No f.o.b. report expected to be issued because of supplies in few hands. Prices from industry sources.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (64*-60*-51) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $9.50-10.50. Quality variable. *revised.


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