Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of April 7 - The Packer

Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of April 7

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (113-130-124) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 76 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $8.50-10.50, 18s mostly $9-11, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9.56-11.25. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 43 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 14s $8.50-10.25, 18s $9-10.75, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $8.50-11. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 5 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices bunched higher, crown cut slightly higher. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 14s $8, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9. Quality generally good. No f.o.b. report expected to be issued due to supplies in few hands. Prices from industry sources.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (60-79*-27**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices slightly higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $9.50-11.50. Quality variable. *revised, **data incomplete.


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