Lettuce, romaine — F.o.b.s as of April 7 - The Packer

Lettuce, romaine — F.o.b.s as of April 7

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (156-238-281) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 178 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons 24s mostly $12.65-14.61; hearts in 12 3-count packages mostly $14-15.50, film-lined 48s mostly $15-16.50. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 70 units shipped the week of March 31 as some shippers are finished for the season. Trading active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s mostly $12.65-14.95. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 21 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s mostly $13-13.95; hearts in 12 3-count packages $15.95-16.85. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 11 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons 24s mostly $12.75. Quality generally good.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (315-194-125) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments were expected to continue through April 12. LAST REPORT.


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