NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (80-97-84) — Movement expected increase. Trading active. Prices round green higher, others generally unchanged. Cooling included. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $12-14, red-type medium mostly $14; 45-pound cartons savoy-type medium $12. Quality generally good.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (46-48-63) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red moderate, others slow. Prices red slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 1¾-bushel crates and 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $12-12.40, red-type mostly $12-13; 50-pound sacks round green-type mostly $10-11; 1¾-bushel crates and 40-pound cartons savoy-type medium mostly $10-12. Quality variable.
SAN ANTONIO-WINTER GARDEN, TEXAS — Shipments (33-22-33) — Movement expected to decrease because of crop damage. Trading slow. Prices 1¾-bushel crates and 50-pound cartons medium round green and red types mostly $12; 50-pound sacks round green-type extra-large $10. Quality variable. Assessment of freeze damage continues.
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (30-21-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active for fairly light supplies. Prices higher. Round green-type 50-pound sacks large mostly $10-11, bulk per-pound mostly 18-20 cents. Offerings for the open market are in few hands. Quality good.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (24-26-26) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped the week of Feb. 7. Trading active. Prices higher. 50- and 45-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $18.65-19.65, red-type mostly $18.65. Quality generally good.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Shipments (AZ 12-13-10, CA 8-6-7, crossings 6-3-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.55-18.69, red-type mostly $10.45-12.75. Quality variable.