ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (48-58-96) —


SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 39 units shipped the week of March 14. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $7-7.55, 18s mostly $7.50-8, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $7.55-9.25. Quality variable.


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 35 units shipped the week of March 14. Trading bunched moderate, crown cut fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $7.35-8, 18s mostly $7.85-8.55, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $8.50-9.55. Quality generally good.


IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease seasonally below the 22 units shipped the week of March 14. Trading crown cut moderate, bunched fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $6.45-7.47, 18s mostly $6.95-7.97, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $9.25-9.47. Quality variable.


MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (87-73-62) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $10-11. Quality variable.


CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (42-49-35) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading bunched moderate, crown cut fairly slow. Prices bunched lower, crown cut much lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $7.50-8.50, 18s mostly $8-9, 20-pound loose crown cut mostly $8.50-9.58. Quality variable.


NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (9-8-4) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices crown cut generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Extra services included. Cartons bunched 14s $11-12, 18s $11.50-12.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $14. Quality generally good.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, March 20, 2011 to Saturday, April 2, 2011

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