Sweet potatoes — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (99-96*-88) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices no grade marks jumbo slightly higher, others 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 $9-11. *revised.

ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (21-22-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $22, no grade marks medium mostly $10-12, jumbo mostly $12; red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $22-23, no grade marks medium mostly $10-12, jumbo mostly $12; white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $25-26, no grade marks medium mostly $10, jumbo mostly $10; Japanese types U.S. No. 1 mostly $33-34, no grade marks medium mostly $34, jumbo mostly $22-25. Organic 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $29, red types U.S. No. 1 mostly $29, white types U.S. No. 1 mostly $32-34, Japanese types mostly $37. Extra services included.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (19-*16-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices lower. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 mostly $17-18, U.S. No. 2 $9-11, no grade marks jumbo mostly $9-9.50. Mostly beauregard variety.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (17-17-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices U.S. No. 1 higher, others lower. 40-pound cartons orange types U.S. No. 1 $18-18.50, U.S. No. 2 mostly $10, no grade marks jumbo mostly $9-9.50. Mostly beauregard variety. *revised.


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