Lettuce, iceberg — F.o.b.s as of March 31 - The Packer

Lettuce, iceberg — F.o.b.s as of March 31

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (52-174-337) —

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 264 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $5.48-6.65, film-wrapped mostly $6.48-7.65. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 50 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 24s film-lined $6-6.65, film-wrapped $6.75-7.65. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Harvest was expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (562-515-281) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as many shippers are finished for the season. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $5.56-6.50, film-wrapped mostly $6.56-7.50. Quality variable.


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