Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (262-324-267, field-grown 196-250-197, greenhouse 66-74-70) — Movement expected about the same. Trading pickles and persian active, others moderate. Prices pickles generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $22.95, fair quality mostly $20.95, ordinary quality mostly $16.95; small $16.95-18.95, large mostly $18.95. Cartons 24s $8.95-9.95, 36s mostly $10.95-12.95. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s $14.35-16.35, 150-200s mostly $10.95-12.35. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $8.95-9.95; 22-pound cartons persian small and small-medium $20.95-22.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (55-65-84, field-grown 25-39-50, greenhouse 30-26-34) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active. Unofficial prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $21.85-23, fair quality $20.85-21. Quality variable. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. issued as of Jan. 14.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (18-38-40) — Imports via boat from Honduras. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Supply light. Trading very active. Prices medium generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $24, fair quality $22-24, large $18-20, cartons 24s $9-10. Quality good. FIRST REPORT. 


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