Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of April 7

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (209-286-317, adapted environment 171-238-284, open-field 33-42-25, controlled environment 5-6-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Open-field and adapted environment 25-pound loose vine-ripe 5x5 and 5x6si mostly $8.30; cartons/flats two-layer 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $9.95-10.95, 5x5 to 5x6s mostly $8.95. Adapted environment 5-kilogram/11-pound flats on the vine mostly $5.85-6.35. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (144-202*-78**, adapted environment 94-135*-58**, open-field 22-35*-15**, controlled environment 28-32*-5**) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Supplies fairly light. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats of two-layer vine-ripes 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $10.95. 25-pound loose vine-ripes 5x5 to 5x6s mostly $8.30. Quality variable. *revised, **data incomplete.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (170-197-266) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. (Prices represent April 4's market.) Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $16.95-17.95, 6x6s $15.95-16.95, 6x7s $13.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (36-39-34) — No prices reported.


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