Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 30 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Dec. 30

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 936-1,017-551) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Wash.; Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Peru; New York and Colorado.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (328-344-204, includes export of 73-95-50) — Movement was expected to remain about the same the week of Dec. 30 and increase slightly the week of Jan. 6 as normal shipping schedules resume. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $9-9.50, jumbo mostly $8.50, medium mostly $8-8.50; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15-16, medium $12-14; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $6.50-7, medium $5.50-6.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (299-339-140) — Movement was expected to remain about the same the week of Dec. 30 and increase slightly the week of Jan. 6 as normal shipping schedules resume. Trading moderate. Prices yellow higher, others generally unchanged. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10-11, colossal $9-10, jumbo mostly $8.50, medium $7.50-8; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo $16-18, medium $16-18; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $7.50, medium $6-6.50.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Shipments (70-80-49) — Movement was expected to remain about the same the week of Dec. 30 and increase slightly the week of Jan. 6 as normal shipping schedules resume. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons colossal mostly $19-20, jumbo mostly $19-20.

NEW YORK — Shipments (58-71-49) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $10-12, 2-inch minimum $9-10. Quality variable.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (49-58-35) — Movement expected to remain about the same the week of Dec. 30 and increase slightly the week of Jan. 6 as normal shipping schedules resume. Unofficial prices for Dec. 30, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $12-14.50, colossal $11-12.50, jumbo $10-11.50, medium $9-11; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8.50-9, medium $7-8. *revised.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (41-35-23) — Movement was expected to remain about the same the week of Dec. 30 and increase slightly the week of Jan. 6 as normal shipping schedules resume. Unofficial prices for Dec. 30, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10, colossal $9, jumbo $8.50, medium $8.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (21-25-16) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type master containers 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $10-12, repacker size $8-10. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8-10, medium $7-9. Quality variable.

COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE — Shipments (22-24-13) — Movement was expected to remain about the same the week of Dec. 30 and increase slightly the week of Jan. 6 as normal shipping schedules resume. Unofficial prices for Dec. 30, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10-11, colossal $9.50-10, jumbo $9-9.50, medium $8-8.50; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8.50, medium $7.50.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (16-16-8) — Movement expected to increase after New Year. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow globe-type U.S. 1 master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $11-12, 50-pound sacks medium mostly $8.50-9.


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