CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (14-27*-22) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Prices handpicked mostly $18.95-19.85, machine-picked $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good. *revised.
CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (7-8*-7) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 5-pound cartons Haricots verts (French-type) $6-8. Quality generally good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (25-6-3) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Supplies very light and insufficient to establish a market. Quality and condition variable. Growers report crops were largely lost to freezing temperatures in early February. Crossings expected to resume by early April, with growers aiming to supply Easter promotions.