MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (29-38-25) — Movement expected to decrease sharply. Trading early slow, late moderate. Supplies very light. Prices higher. 30-pound cartons/crates round green-type handpicked mostly $30.95. Quality and condition variable. Growers report heavy damage because of freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4. Many expect the season to end early.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-8-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Prices handpicked $25.85-31.85, machine-picked supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (7-6-7) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 5-pound cartons haricots verts (French-type) mostly $8. Quality generally good.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 6, 2011 to Saturday, February 19, 2011


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