Squash — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18 - The Packer

Squash — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (174-122-146) — Movement expected about the same. Trading zucchini slow, others moderate. Prices yellow straightneck higher, others generally unchanged. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium mostly $5.95-6, medium mostly $5-6; yellow straightneck small and small-medium mostly $9.95-10.95, medium mostly $8.95; gray small and small-medium mostly $6.95-8.95, medium $4.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large zucchini $4.95-6.95, yellow straightneck $5.95-6.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (60-51-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices kabocha generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons acorn medium mostly $8.95, large mostly $8.95-10.95; butternut medium mostly $8.95, large mostly $8.95-10; kabocha medium mostly $8.95, large mostly $10.95; spaghetti medium $6.95-8.95, large mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (14-21-22) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices yellow crookneck generally unchanged, others much higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $8.35-8.85, medium mostly $6.35-6.85, yellow straightneck small mostly $10.35-10.85, medium mostly $8.35-8.85. ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small mostly $12.35, medium mostly $8.35. Quality generally good.


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