Cucumbers — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 27

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (324-267-297, field-grown 250-197-231, greenhouse 74-70-66) — Movement expected about the same. Trading pickles moderate, others fairly slow. Prices pickles and persian slightly lower, long seedless lower, others much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.95-18.95, fair quality $14.95-16.95, ordinary quality $12.95; small mostly $14.95-16.95, large $14.95-16.95. Cartons 24s mostly $6.95-7.95, 36s $7.95-9.95. 1 1/9-bushel crates pickles 200-300s and 300-400s $13.95-14.35, 150-200s mostly $10.95-12.35. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s $6.95-7.95; 22-pound cartons persian small and small-medium $20.95-22. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (65-90*-97, field-grown 39-53*-58, greenhouse 26-37*-39) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $18.95-19.95, fair quality mostly $16.95-17.95. Quality variable. *revised

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (38-40-33) — Imports via boat from Honduras. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices medium generally unchanged, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $24, fair quality $20, large $16, cartons 24s $9. Quality good.


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