Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of July 21 - The Packer

Onions, dry — F.o.b.s as of July 21

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 808-847*-782) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were New Mexico; San Joaquin Valley, Calif.; Georgia; Columbia Basin, Wash.; and Walla Walla, Wash. *revised.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (319-374-362) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices much higher. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $16, colossal $15-16, jumbo $14, medium $10-12, repacker size $9-10. White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12. Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12, medium $10.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (224-292-246) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Price higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal $12-14, colossal $11-13, jumbo mostly $11-12, medium mostly $10. Red globe-type 25--pound sacks jumbo mostly $9-10, medium mostly $7-8.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GA. — Shipments (109-84-70) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as shippers finish for the season. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons U.S. 1 jumbo $18-20.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. (2014) — Shipments (15-33-30, includes export of 6-13-7) — Movement expected to increase as mores growers start to harvest onions. Unofficial prices for July 21, yellow hybrid-type 50-pound sacks jumbo $10, medium $9; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $9-10, medium $8. A price report was expected to start the week of July 28.

WALLA WALLA DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (17-18-20, includes export of 2-3-2) — Movement remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices medium generally unchanged, jumbo lower. Yellow Walla Walla sweets 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $18, medium mostly $15.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (20-10*-18) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.


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