Lettuce, iceberg — F.o.b.s as of April 14

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (337-414-488) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 235 units shipped the week of April 7. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 24s much higher, 30s higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $10.45-10.56, film-wrapped mostly $11.45-11.56; 30s film-wrapped mostly $8.35-8.85. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 168 units shipped the week of April 7 as most shippers are finished for the season. Trading active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $10.50-11.25, film-wrapped mostly $11.50-12.25. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 83 units shipped the week of April 7. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s film-lined $9-10.95, film-wrapped $10-11.95. Quality generally good.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (281-190-99) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments were expected to continue through April 19. LAST REPORT.


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