Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 6

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (66-45-55, greenhouse 42-27-30, field-grown 24-18-25) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Jan. 13. Crop progress delayed by cool and cloudy conditions.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (273-197-262, field-grown 217-142-196, greenhouse 56-55-66) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices medium, 36s and pickles higher; persian lower; others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $12-12.95, fair quality mostly $9.95-10.95, ordinary quality mostly $7.95-8.95; small mostly $7.95-9; large mostly $8.95-10. Cartons 24s mostly $4.95-5.95, 36s mostly $6.95-7. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s $12.95-14.35, 150-200s $10.95-12.35. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $7.95-8; 22-pound cartons persian small and small-medium mostly $16.95-18. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (46-22-12) — Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.


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