CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (40-70-60) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Bushel cartons/crates round green handpicked mostly $18, machine-picked mostly $16. Quality generally good.
CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (11-16*-19) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Price generally unchanged. 5-pound cartons haricots verts (French-type) mostly $10. Quality variable. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (1-7-17) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 30-pound cartons round green-type handpicked mostly $20.95-22.95. Quality variable.
COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (5-7-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons round green-type handpicked mostly $22.95-24.95. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed.