Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 9 - The Packer

Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 9

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (263-251-242, field-grown 189-189-174, greenhouse 74-62-68) — Movement expected about the same. Trading pickles slow, others moderate. Prices pickles lower, 36s and long seedless generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $12.95, fair quality mostly $10.95, ordinary quality mostly $4.95-5.95; large $7.95-9.95. Cartons 24s mostly $4.95-5.95, 36s mostly $5.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s $12.95-14.35, 150-200s mostly $8.95-9.95. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $4-5; 22-pound cartons persian small and small-medium mostly $10-11. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (54-50-53) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices waxed higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates pickles 150-200s supply insufficient to establish a market. Waxed 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.35, medium fair quality mostly $8.35; cartons 24s mostly $6-7. Quality generally good.


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