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

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

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (25-42-48) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 24 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $9.50-11.45, red leaf mostly $8.65-10.56, boston mostly $10.50-12.61. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 17 units shipped the week of March 31 as some shippers are finished for the season. Trading active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $8.55-9.98. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped the week of March 31. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s green leaf $9.75-10.75, red leaf $9.75. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 3 unit shipped the week of March 31. Trading active. Prices cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $10.55-11. Quality generally good.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (87-51-26) — 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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