ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (60-64-48) —
SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 18 units shipped the week of Jan. 31 to Feb. 6. Trading early fairly slow, late active. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped white 12s mostly $10.25-12, 16s $8-10.15. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 46-47-32, CA 46-42-30) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices much higher. Cartons film-wrapped white 12s mostly $10.35-12.50, 9s mostly $10-11.50, 16s mostly $8.45-10.47. Quality variable. Crop progress slowed by unseasonably low temperatures the week of Jan. 31.