Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 835-798-829) — 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 (299-287-321, includes export of 58-48-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $12-14, jumbo mostly $12, medium $11-12; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $17, medium mostly $16; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $9-9.50, medium mostly $8-9.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (282-261-265) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices whites generally unchanged, others higher. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $15-16, colossal $14-15, jumbo mostly $13, medium $10-12; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $18, medium mostly $18; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $10, medium mostly $9.

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

NEW YORK — Shipments (50-56-54) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $12-13, 2-inch minimum $11-12. Quality variable.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (38-34-31) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Unofficial prices for Feb. 18, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $17-18, colossal $16-17, jumbo $14-16, medium $12-15; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $10-12, medium $9-11.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (15-19-24) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (19-24-21) — 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 $13, 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15.50, medium mostly $10-11.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (12-3-14) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $20.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (17-22-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type master containers 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $13-16, repacker size mostly $11-12. Quality variable.


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