CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (144-163-170) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Primary yellow-flesh varieties august fire, honey red and august bright. Various yellow-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 40-42s mostly $14.10, 48-50s mostly $12.10-13.10; 25-pound cartons loose 54-56s mostly $12.10, 60-64s mostly $10.10; primary white-flesh varieties august pearl and arctic pride. Various white-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 40-42s $14.10-16.10, 48-50s mostly $14.10; 25-pounds cartons loose 54-56s mostly $14.10, 60-64s $12.10-13.10, 70-72s mostly $10.10. Extra services included.
YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments moderate — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Various yellow-flesh varieties Washington extra fancy cartons two-layer tray pack 34-36s $16-18, 40-44s mostly $15-16, 48-50s mostly $14-15, 54-56s $12-13. Current varieties include: honey royale, grand beaut, red diamond, Washington pride and yellow supreme. Quality generally good.
SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (5-4-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices about unchanged. Various yellow-flesh varieties mostly fantasia 25-pound cartons loose 2¾-inch up $16.40-17.90, 2½- to 2¾-inch mostly $15.40. A few growers have finished harvesting.