Celery — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 3 - The Packer

Celery — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 3

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (478-248-304) —

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 227 units shipped the week of Dec. 3. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $12.75-14.64, 2½ dozen mostly $12-13.64, 3 dozen mostly $12-13.45; hearts film bags 18s mostly $16.45-17.50. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease seasonally below the 41 units shipped the week of Dec. 3. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 2 dozen higher, others lower. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $12-12.75, 2½ dozen mostly $11-12.50, 3 dozen $10-10.55. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease sharply below the 22 units shipped the week of Dec. 3 as most shippers finished the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments expected to continue through the week of Dec. 31. LAST REPORT.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF., AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 0-8-14, AZ 0-0-0*) — Movement in Coachella Valley expected to increase slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Most western Arizona shippers expected to begin the week of Dec. 31, although most shippers expect to be fully under way the week of Jan. 7. Quality generally good. *less than 50,000 pounds.


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