Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 14 - The Packer

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 14

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (207-176-152, field-grown 182-148-128, greenhouse 25-28-24) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading red active, green fairly slow. Prices green lower, red 11-pound cartons generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $10.95, large mostly $8.95, medium mostly $6.95; fair quality green extra-large $6.95-8.95, large $5.95-7.95, medium mostly $3.95-4.95; red extra-large and large mostly $24.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $20.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large $14.95-16.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large and large $8.95-10.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (135-157-139) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading green jumbo and extra-large fairly active at slightly lower prices, other green fairly active. Prices green jumbo and extra-large slightly lower, other green generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $12.35-14.35, large mostly $11.35-12.35, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $10.35. 11-pound cartons red, yellow and orange supplies insufficient to quote. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (11-22-32) — Movement of green expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active at much lower prices. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $14.95, large $12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $8.95; organic extra-large and large $38.95, irregular size fair quality $25.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56*-53*-13**, greenhouse 34-31*-5**, field-grown 22-22*-8**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $9.50-10.25, yellow mostly $10-12, orange (light supplies) mostly $12-13. Quality generally good. *revised **data incomplete


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