Cabbage — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (98-115-120) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 50-pound sack slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Round green-type 50-pound carton medium $9-10, 50-pound sack $8-9, savoy-type 45-pound carton medium $9-10, red-type 50-pound carton medium $12-14. Quality generally good.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (58-62-69) — Movement expected to increase to meet retail demand for St. Patrick's Day. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices green lower, red slightly lower, savoy generally unchanged. 1¾-bushel crates and 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $9-10, red-type mostly $12-12.50. 50-pound sacks round green-type extra-large mostly $8-9. 1¾-bushel crates and 40-pound cartons savoy-type medium mostly $12-12.50. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (AZ 41-46-42, CA 7-11-10, crossings MX 2-5-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green active, red moderate. Prices higher. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $8.50-10.45, red-type mostly $9.85-11.25. Quality generally good.

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (29-22-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate for fairly light supplies. Prices higher. Round green-type large 50-pound sacks $10-11, bulk per pound 20 cents. Quality good.

SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments (20-16-18) — Movement expected to increase to meet retail demand for St. Patrick's Day. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Supplies light and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (6-8-14) — Movement expected to increase. Trading green fairly active, red moderate. Prices green higher, red lower. 50- and 45-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $7.75-8.75, red-type mostly $10.25-10.75. Quality generally good.


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