Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 10 - The Packer

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 10

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (273-274-243, field-grown 238-229-207, greenhouse 35-45-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green active, red 15-pound and 1 1/9-bushel cartons moderate, others slow. Prices orange generally unchanged, 11-pound carton red and yellow lower, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $18.95, large mostly $14.95, medium mostly $12.95; fair quality green extra-large $10.95-12, 85, large mostly $10.95, medium $10-10.95; red irregular size fair quality mostly $10.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large $8.50-8.95, large $7.95-8.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large mostly $5.95-6.95, large mostly $4.95-5.95; yellow extra-large mostly $8.95-10.95, large mostly $7.95-8.95; orange extra-large $10.95-12.95, large $8.95-10.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (77-80*-94) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices green higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $20.35-20.95, large mostly $14.35-16.35, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $12.35- $14.35. 11-pound cartons red, yellow and orange jumbo, extra-large and large fine appearance $18.95. Quality generally good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (61-61-56, greenhouse 25-22-33, field-grown 36-39-23) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red very slow, others fairly slow. Prices lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red (heavy supplies) mostly $6-7, yellow mostly $9-10, orange mostly $10-11. Quality generally good.


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