Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 7 - The Packer

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 7

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (212-207-176, field-grown 187-182-148, greenhouse 25-25-28) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading red moderate, green slow. Prices green much lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green large mostly $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $6.95-7.95; fair quality green large $6.95-7.95, medium $4.95-6.95; red extra-large and large mostly $22.95-24.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $18.95-20.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large $14.95, large $12.95-14.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large $8.95-10.95, large mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (84-135-157) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices green much lower, red much higher, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $14.35, large mostly $11.35-12.35, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $10.35. 11-pound cartons red jumbo fine appearance $18.95, yellow jumbo fine appearance $16.95-18.95, orange jumbo fine appearance $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (54-55*-15**, greenhouse 33-33*-8**, field-grown 21-22*-7**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices jumbo red slightly higher, yellow and orange slightly lower, extra-large higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $9.25-10.25, yellow mostly $10-12; orange mostly $12-13. Quality generally good. *revised, **data incomplete.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-11-22) — Movement of green expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $16.95-18.95, extra-large $18.95, large $16.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $12.95-14.95; organic extra-large and large $38.95, irregular size fair quality $25.95. Quality generally good.


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