Greens — F.o.b.s as of March 24 - The Packer

Greens — F.o.b.s as of March 24

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (26-34-30) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s collard mostly $8, kale mostly $12, mustard curly mostly $8-8.50, turnip tops mostly $8.50.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (09-11-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices March 25, compared to March 18, collards loose unchanged; kale lower; others higher. Cartons bunched kale 24s $12-13. Cartons loose turnip tops $10-12 and mustards $10-12. Various containers bunched collard 6s $10-15. Various containers loose collard 6s $12. Quality good.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (4-4-5) —

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped the week of March 17. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale $8.75. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the less than 1 unit shipped the week of March 17. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 24s kale $9-10.25. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of March 24.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 12-9*-3, shipments AZ 17-19-26, CA 2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $9.45-11.85. Quality generally good. *revised

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same as most shippers continue to experience a production gap because of crop damage from low winter temperatures. No f.o.b. reported as of March 24.


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