Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of May 27 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of May 27

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 1,005*-947*-836) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Imperial Valley, Calif.; Texas; Georgia; Mexico and Columbia Basin, Wash. *revised.

IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (332-326-279) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as a few shippers expected to be finished shipping for the season the week of May 26. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks supercolossal $9-10, colossal mostly $6-7, jumbo mostly $5-6, medium $5-6. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $5-5.50, medium $5-6.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY TEXAS — (226-171-147) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading reds slow, others moderate. Prices red lower, others generally unchanged. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks jumbo $9-10, medium mostly $8; red globe-type 25-pound sack jumbo $8-10, medium $8.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GA. — Shipments (123-123-116) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons U.S. 1 jumbo $14-16. Yellow granex marked sweet organic 40-pound cartons jumbo $25-26.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (157*-148*-105) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SAN ANTONIO-WINTER GARDEN-LAREDO DISTRICT — (21-43-69) — Shipments expected to remain about the same. Trading reds slow, others moderate. Prices yellow jumbo slightly higher, white jumbo generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow grano 50-pound sack jumbo mostly $10, medium mostly $8; white 50-pound sacks jumbo $10-12, medium $9-10; red globe-type 25-pound sack jumbo $9-12, medium $8-10.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (101-86-56, includes export of 18-17-17) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Prices remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-3*-11) — Movement was expected to increase as more growers expected to start harvesting the week of May 26. Trading moderate. Prices yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $7-8, jumbo $6-7, medium $6-7. White-type 50-pound sacks jumbo and medium $10. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $6-6.50, medium $5-6.50. Red flat-type 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $18.95, medium $14.95-16.95. *revised.

ARIZONA — Shipments (29-41-9) — Shipments expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (0-0-9) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers receive supplies of onions. Trading moderate. Prices yellow grano 50-pound sacks colossal $10-11, jumbo $9-10, medium mostly $8; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $9-10, medium $8-9.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (12-5-0) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Prices too few open market sales to establish a market.


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