CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (27-22-64) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Prices handpicked mostly $12.95-13.95, machine-picked mostly $10.95-11.95. Quality generally good.

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

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (6-3-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality and condition variable. Growers report crops lost to freezing weather in early February. Crossings expected to increase by early April, with growers aiming to supply Easter promotions.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 27, 2011 to Saturday, March 12, 2011


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