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

Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of April 7

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (55-62-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices serrano generally unchanged, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons per pound large anaheim, jalapeno and yellow chile 30-35 cents; serrano mostly 40-45 cents. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56-57*-14**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices poblano slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim mostly $15-16, poblano mostly $15-17, jalapeno mostly $16.95-18, serrano mostly $18-20. Quality and size variable. *revised, **data incomplete.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (17-16-13) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons of 12 1-pound film bags of mixed mini sweet peppers $14-16. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (6-5-5) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices jalapeño 1 1/9-bushel cartons lower, hungarian wax unchanged. Includes palletizing and precooling. Half-bushel cartons hungarian wax mostly $7.35, jalapeño supplies insufficient to establish a market. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jalapeño $16.35-18.35. Quality generally good.


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