SOUTH AND CENTRAL, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 70-73-62, shipments CA 1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading iceless and leeks moderate, others fairly slow. Prices leeks slightly higher, Iceless slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s large $6.75-7.95, medium mostly $6-7, small mostly $5-6.45; iceless 2 film bags, 24 bunches per bag and 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $9-10.15; leeks 12s mostly $9.50-10.95. Quality generally good. Shippers generally transitioning leek shipments from central California to desert shipping points.
LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Feb. 25, compared to Feb. 18, unchanged. Cartons/crates bunched 48s $14-17. Quality good.