Lettuce, other — F.o.b.s as of March 24 - The Packer

Lettuce, other — F.o.b.s as of March 24

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (84-86-87) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red leaf very slow, green leaf moderate. Prices red leaf slightly lower, green leaf generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $5.35-6.56, red leaf mostly $5.35-5.56. Quality variable.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (15-19-25) —

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 12 units shipped the week of March 17. Trading red leaf slow, others fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $5.50-6.61, boston mostly $6.61-9.50. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped the week of March 17. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf $6.75. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 2 units shipped the week of March 17. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of March 31.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 1 unit shipped the week of March 17, but remain light as more shippers begin. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.


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