MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (50-58-51) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Carton/crates 4-4½ dozen yellow mostly $10.95, white $12.95. Quality and condition variable. Growers report heavy damage from freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4. Season expected to end early. Volume represent growers’ efforts to salvage damaged crops.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (44-36-32) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wirebound crates 4-4½ dozen yellow $22.95-24.95, white $22.85-24.85 and bicolor $22.85-24.85. Production to continue to be below normal through early March. Quality generally good.