Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 4 - The Packer

Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 4

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (123-118-158, field-grown 109-100-130, greenhouse 14-18-28) — Movement expected to increase. Trading very slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $6.95-8, fair quality mostly $5.95-7, ordinary quality mostly $3.95-4; large mostly $4.95-6. Cartons 24s mostly $3.50-4, 36s mostly $4. Quality variable. Many shipments booked open with price to be established later.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (125-106-70) — Movement was expected to decrease as some shippers were in a harvest gap the week of Nov. 4. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $8.35-8.85, fair quality $4.35-5.85, cartons 24s $3.35-4.85.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (21-50*-55) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading pickles fairly active at lower prices, wax slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates pickles 150-200s mostly $20.90, 200-300s mostly $22.90. Waxed 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $6.35-8.35, medium fair quality mostly $4-4.35; cartons 24s mostly $2-2.50. Quality generally good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIF. — Crossings (37-34-22) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late very slow. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality and condition variable. Some shipments booked open with price to be established later. Light and sporadic crossings expected to continue through the week of Nov. 18. LAST REPORT.


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