Sweet potatoes — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 27

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (96-109*-78) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $16-18, U.S. No. 1 petite $12-14, U.S. No. 2 $8-10, no grade marks jumbo $9-10. *revised.

ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (26-22-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices orange, red, white and Japanese types U.S. No. 1 higher, others generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $19-20, no grade marks medium mostly $10, jumbo mostly $11-12; red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $20-22, no grade marks medium $9-10, jumbo $10-12; white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $24-25, no grade marks medium $9-10, jumbo $9-10; Japanese types U.S. No. 1 mostly $32-33, no grade marks medium mostly $30-32, jumbo mostly $22. Organic 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $26-30, red types U.S. No. 1 $26-30, white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $29-30, Japanese types $36-37. Extra services included.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (21-20-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $17-18.50, U.S. No. 2 $9.50-11, no grade marks jumbo $9.50-11.75. Mostly beauregard variety.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (14-9-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $17.50, U.S. No. 2 mostly $10-10.50, no grade marks jumbo mostly $10.50. Mostly beauregard variety. *revised.


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