Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 846*-829-888) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Wash.; Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; New York; Peru and Colorado.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (287-321-329, includes export of 48-50-54) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $16, jumbo $14-15, medium mostly $13-14; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $18, medium mostly $17-18; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $10, medium $9-10.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (261-265-309) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices higher. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $18, colossal mostly $17, jumbo mostly $16-17, medium $13-14; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $20, medium mostly $20; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $11-12, medium mostly $10.

NEW YORK — Shipments (56-54-59) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum mostly $13-14, 2-inch minimum mostly $12-13. Quality variable.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Shipments (59-57-55) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $22.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (34-31-31) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Unofficial prices for Feb. 24, yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $19, colossal $18, jumbo $17, medium $16; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $11, medium $10.

UTAH DISTRICT — Shipments (19-24-25) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (3-14-24) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks jumbo $22, medium $18-20; yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $22.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (24-21-17) — 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 medium mostly $10-11.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (22-15-15) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. 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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