Lettuce, romaine — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 25

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (26-89-249) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin. Trading hearts moderate, 24s slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 24s $8.35-10.61; hearts in 12 3-count packages $11.35-12.85, film-lined 48s $12.35-13.85. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (328-288-109) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease seasonally below the 79 units shipped the week of Nov. 18. Trading hearts moderate, 24s fairly slow. Prices hearts slightly lower, 24s lower. Cartons 24s mostly $6.35-8; hearts in 12 3-count packages mostly $10.45-11.75, film-lined 48s $11.50-13.48. Quality variable.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 16 units shipped the week of Nov. 18. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly $6.75. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 6 units shipped the week of Nov. 18. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Dec. 2.


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