Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of March 17 - The Packer

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of March 17

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (264-265-225 (field grown 230-230-197, greenhouse 34-35-28)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading green and orange active, 11-pound cartons red slow, others moderate. Prices 11-pound cartons lower, green much higher, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large (light supplies) mostly $24.95, large $22.95, medium mostly $18.95; fair quality green extra-large $18.95-20.95, large mostly $16.95-18.95, medium $14.95-16.95; red extra-large and large $13.95-15.95, medium $10.95-12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $10.95-12.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $8.95-9.95. greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large $6.95-8.95, large mostly $5.95-6.95; yellow extra-large mostly $12.95-14.95, large $10.95-12.95; Orange extra-large mostly $14.95-16.95, large mostly $14.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (116-118-87) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading green very active, others fairly active. Prices red, yellow and orange generally unchanged, green much higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $28.35-30.35 large mostly $22.35-24.35, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $18.35-20.35 11-pound cartons red and orange jumbo, extra-large and large fine appearance $15.95, yellow jumbo, extra-large and large fine appearance mostly $18.95-19.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (59-68-38 (greenhouse 32-41- 22, field grown 27-27-16)) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices red lower, others generally unchanged. greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $7-8, yellow $12-14, orange (light supplies) $16-18. Quality generally good.


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