Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 10 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 10

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 894-835-798) — 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 (304-299-287, includes export of 57-58*-48) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices reds higher, colossal yellow lower, others generally unchanged. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $12, 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 $8-9, medium mostly $7.50-8. *revised.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (324-282-261) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red medium 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 mostly $7.50-8.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Shipments (69-57-59) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as a few shippers are finishing for the season. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons colossal mostly $20, jumbo mostly $20.

NEW YORK — Shipments (53-50-56) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $12-13, 2-inch minimum $11-12. Quality variable.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (46-38-34) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Unofficial prices for Feb. 10, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $16-17, colossal $15-16, jumbo $13-15, medium $11-14; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $10-12, medium $9-11.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (15-19-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices master container of 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Yellow globe-type U.S. 1 master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $13, 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15.50, medium mostly $10-11.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-17-22) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type master containers of 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $13-16, repacker size mostly $11-12. Quality variable.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (20-15-19) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (5-12-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo $20.


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