Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of April 21 - The Packer

Broccoli — F.o.b.s as of April 21

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (124-147-127) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 82 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early fairly active, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $9.35-10.65, 18s mostly $9.85-11.15, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $10.35-11.65. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 38 units shipped the week of April 14. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $10-11, 18s mostly $10.50-11.50, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9.75-11. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease sharply as shippers expect harvest to end by April 26. Trading early fairly active, late slow. Prices lower. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 14s $7.50, 20-pound loose crown cut $8-8.50. Quality generally good. No f.o.b. report issued because of supplies in few hands. Prices from industry sources. LAST REPORT.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (64-73*-25**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late slow. Prices lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $11-12. Quality variable. *revised **data incomplete.


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