Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of April 14 - The Packer

Tomatoes — F.o.b.s as of April 14

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (197-266-297) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. (Prices represent April 11's market.) Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose mature-green 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $12.95-13.95, 6x6s $10.95-11.95, 6x7s $8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (286-317-200, adapted environment 238-284-182, open-field 42-25-10, controlled environment 6-8-8) — Movement expected to decrease. Supply 4x4-4x5s light. Trading 4x4 to 4x5s moderate, others slow. Prices two-layer lower, others generally unchanged. Open-field and adapted environment 25-pound loose vine-ripe 5x5s and 5x6s mostly $8.30; cartons/flats two-layer 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $8.95-10.95, 5x5s mostly $7.13, 5x6s mostly $6.64. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (202-212*-61**, adapted environment 135-147*-49**, open-field 35-37*-12**, controlled environment 32-28*-0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 4x4s fairly active, others moderate. Prices two-layer slightly higher, cartons generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats two-layer vine-ripe 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $10.95-12. 25-pound loose vine-ripe 5x5 to 5x6 sizes mostly $8.30. Quality variable. Supplies in few hands. *revised **data incomplete

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (39-34-35) — No prices reported.


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