Squash — F.o.b.s as of May 19 - The Packer

Squash — F.o.b.s as of May 19

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (30-26-31) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very active. Prices slightly higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons zucchini small mostly $22.35, medium mostly $20.35, yellow straightneck small mostly $22.35, medium mostly $20.35. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-18-26) — Movement was expected to increase as more shippers expected begin harvesting the week of May 19. Trading active. Prices yellow straightneck and yellow crookneck medium higher, others unchanged. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons zucchini small $20.35-20.85 medium $18.35-18.85; yellow straightneck small mostly $22.35-22.85 medium $20.35-20.85; ¾-bushel cartons yellow crookneck small $22.35-24.85, medium $18.35-20.85.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (39-33-25) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading slow. Prices spaghetti generally unchanged, butternut lower from a market high on May 15. 1 1/9-bushel cartons butternut and spaghetti medium mostly $10.95-12.95, large mostly $12.95. Quality variable.


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