SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (108-81-103, field-grown 53-49-41, greenhouse 55-32-62, shipments CA field-grown 5-6-11) — Movement expected about the same from Mexico and to increase from California. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices extra-large slightly higher, large slightly lower, medium generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose greenhouse extra-large mostly $8.95, large mostly $7.95, medium $6.95-7.95. Quality generally good.
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (43-44-21) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early very slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose extra-large and large mostly $7.95, medium mostly $6.95-7.95. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (41-47-33, greenhouse 29-30-26, field-grown 12-17-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active for fairly light supplies. Prices slightly higher. 25-pound cartons loose greenhouse extra-large mostly $9.85-10.95, large mostly $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.
SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (13-18-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading opened moderate, closed active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large and large mostly $12-12.95. Quality mostly good.
EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (7-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies on Aug. 29 insufficient to establish a market.