Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 27

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 1,076-1,035*-893) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Columbia Basin, Wash.; Peru; New York and Colorado. *revised.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (354-333-324) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow and red jumbo higher, others generally unchanged. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $14, colossal mostly $13, jumbo $12-13, 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 $9-10, medium $7-8.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (365-387-304, includes export of 83-83-57) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red medium higher, others generally unchanged. 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 $7.50.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (78-76-69) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as a couple shippers expect to finish for the season the week of Jan. 27. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons colossal mostly $19-20, jumbo mostly $19-20.

NEW YORK — Shipments (78-71-53) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 2-inch minimum slightly higher, others unchanged. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $12-14.50, 2-inch minimum $11-13.50. Quality variable.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (55-49-46) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Unofficial prices for Jan. 27, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $16-17, colossal $15-16, jumbo $14-14.50, medium $11.50-14; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $10-11, medium $9-10. *revised.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (43-29-20) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (25-19-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Yellow globe-type master containers 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $13-15.50, repacker size mostly $11-12. Quality variable.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (18-20-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 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.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (0-5*-5) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers receive onions. Unofficial prices for Jan. 27, yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo $20-22. *revised.

COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE — Shipments (17-2-3) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. LAST REPORT.


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