Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 15 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 15

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 841*-831-840) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Columbia Basin, Wash.; New York; Colorado and Peru. *revised.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (276-254-282) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow jumbo slightly higher, yellow medium lower, others generally unchanged. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $10, colossal $7-8, jumbo mostly $6.50, medium mostly $5.50; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $12, medium $10; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $10-11, medium mostly $8.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (296-301-276, includes export of 91-85-70) — Movement expected to continue to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $6-7, jumbo $5-5.50, medium mostly $5; yellow hybrid marked sweet 40-pound carton mostly $10-11; white 50-pound sacks jumbo $10-11, medium $8-9; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8, medium $6.

NEW YORK — Shipments (53-55-55) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. 50-pound sacks yellow globe-type medium 2¼-inch minimum $8-9, 2-inch minimum $7-8, master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum $10.50-12, 2-inch minimum $9-10.50, 25-pound sacks red globe-type jumbo $8-10, medium $7.50-8. Quality good.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (43-45*-49) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound carton colossal and jumbo mostly $20-21. *revised.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (49-50-48) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Unofficial prices for Oct. 15, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks jumbo $8.50-9, medium $7-8.50; white 50-pound sacks jumbo $14-15, medium $12-13.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — Shipments (34-46-42) — Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Movement expected to remain about the same.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (16-16-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $9-11, repacker size mostly $7-8.50.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (7-10-13) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Unofficial prices for Oct. 15, yellow hybrid 16 3-pound mesh sacks $11-12.50. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks $9-9.75.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (5-4-3) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.


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