MEXICO CROSSING THROUGH TEXAS — Shipments (21-19-18) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading slow. Prices lower. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green large $11.75-13.75, standard $11.75-13.75. Extra services included.

MEXICO IMPORTS — (SALINAS, CALIF., SHIPPING POINT) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green large $13.75-15.75, standard $13.75-15.75. Extra services included. Salinas serves as a consolidation point for asparagus in- and outbound loads.

PERU — Imports (32-48*-15) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 11-pound cartons bunched green jumbo mostly $16-16.50, extra-large mostly $14-15, large and standard mostly $14-15, small mostly $11-12; white large and standard $13-14. Quality good. *revised.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 7, 2011 to Saturday, August 20, 2011

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