Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 746-1,076-1,034) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Wash.; Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Peru; New York and Colorado. *revised.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (255-365-387, includes export of 53-83-83) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $12-13, jumbo mostly $11, medium mostly $10; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $16-17, medium mostly $14-15; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $8-8.50, medium mostly $7-7.50.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (214-354-333) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading active. Prices whites generally unchanged, others higher. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $14, colossal mostly $13, jumbo mostly $12, medium mostly $10; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $18, medium mostly $18; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $9, medium $7-8.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Shipments (64-78-76) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons colossal mostly $20-21, jumbo mostly $20-21.

NEW YORK — Shipments (56-78-71) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $12-14.50, 2-inch minimum $11-13. Quality variable.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (41-55-49) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Unofficial prices for Jan. 21, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $16, colossal $15, jumbo $12-14, medium $10-12; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $9, medium $8. *revised.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (38-43-29) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (15-18-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices slightly higher. Yellow globe-type U.S. 1 master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $11.50-12.50, 50-pound sacks medium mostly $9.50-10.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (15-25-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type master containers 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $13-15, repacker size $10-12. Quality variable.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (1-0-4) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers receive onions. Unofficial prices for Jan. 21, yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo $20-22. FIRST REPORT.

COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE — Shipments (22-17-2) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.


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