ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (78-48-58) —



SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 28 units shipped the week of March 7. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices bunched lower, crown cut much lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $7-8, 18s mostly $7.50-8.50, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $8-9. Quality variable.



IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease seasonally below the 24 units shipped the week of March 7. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Supplies fairly light. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $7.45-8.50, 18s mostly $7.95-9, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $10.45-11. Quality variable.



SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 6 units shipped the week of March 7 as more shippers begin. Trading slow. Supplies light. Unofficial prices cartons bunched 14s mostly $7.65-9, 18s mostly $8.15-9.55. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued.



MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (62-87-73) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9-11. Quality variable.



CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (52-42-49) — Movement expected about the same. Trading bunched slow, crown cut fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $9-10.35, 18s mostly $9.55-10.85, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $12.58-14.50. Quality variable.



NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (9-9-8) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices crown cut generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Extra services included. Cartons bunched 14s $12-13, 18s $12.50-13.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $14. Quality generally good.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, March 13, 2011 to Saturday, March 26, 2011

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