Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18 - The Packer

Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (51-58-54) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices serrano lower, yellow chile generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons per pound large anaheim 65-70 cents, jalapeño mostly 45 cents, poblano mostly 70 cents, serrano 35-40 cents, yellow chile 35 cents. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (41-43*-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices serrano slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim and poblano mostly $16-17, jalapeño mostly $17-18, serrano mostly $18-19. Quality and size variable. *revised

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (2-5-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading jalapeno 1 1/9-bushel cartons fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices jalapeño 1 1/9-bushel cartons lower, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons hungarian wax mostly $16.35-18.35, jalapeño mostly $10.35. 1/9-bushel cartons jalapeño $20.35-20.85, cubanelles mostly $25.35-26.35, long hot mostly $20.35-22.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (17-16-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons of 12 1-pound film bags mixed mini sweets mostly $10.95-11.95, 9 2-pound film bags mostly $14.95-16. Quality generally good.


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