ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (76-85-78) —



IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 40 units shipped the week of Feb. 21. Trading active. Prices crown cut much higher, bunched higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $10.45-10.65, 18s mostly $10.95-11.15, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $14.45-14.95. Quality variable.



SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 36 units shipped the week of Feb. 21. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $9-10.55, 18s mostly $9.50-11, 20-pound loose crown cut $13.95-15.65. Quality variable.



SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement began the week of Feb. 7 and is expected to remain about the same as the 3 units shipped the week of Feb. 21. Most shippers expect harvest to begin the week of March 14. Trading moderate. Very light supplies are in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. FIRST REPORT.



MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (80-87-62) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $12. Quality variable.



CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (56-45-52) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading crown cut active, bunched fairly active. Prices crown cut much higher, bunched higher. Cartons bunched 14s $11-12.58, 18s $11.56-12.85, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $16.35-17.45. Quality variable.



NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (6-7-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Extra services included. Cartons bunched 14s $11-12, 18s $11.50-12.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $14. Quality generally good.

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

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