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.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 20, 2011 to Saturday, March 5, 2011


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