ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (41-42-47) —
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 24-31-36, AZ 26-29-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons film-wrapped white 12s mostly $14.45-16.45, 9s mostly $12.95-15.47, 16s mostly $11.95-13.50. Quality variable.
SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 9 units shipped the week of Feb. 28 to March 6. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons film-wrapped white 12s mostly $17.25-19. Quality variable.
SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase slightly above the 2 units shipped the week of Feb. 28 to March 6. Most shippers expected harvest to begin the week of March 14 with operations fully under way the week of March 21. Trading fairly slow. Very light supplies are in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.