MEXICO CROSSING THROUGH TEXAS — Shipments (18-9-10) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very active. Prices higher. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green large $23.75-24.75, standard $20.75-21.75. Extra services included.

MEXICO IMPORTS (SALINAS, CALIF., SHIPPING POINT) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very active. Prices higher. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green large $24.75-25.75, standard $22.75-23.75. Extra services included. Salinas serves as a consolidation point for asparagus in- and outbound loads.

PERU — Imports (30-19*-8) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices much higher. 11-pound cartons bunched green jumbo mostly $25, extra-large mostly $23-24, large and standard mostly $22-23, small mostly $17-18, white large and standard $13.50-14. Quality good. *revised.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 21, 2011 to Saturday, September 3, 2011

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