MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (180-201-101; field-grown 159-176-83; greenhouse 21-25-18) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Supplies light. Prices 36s slightly higher, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $20.95-22.95, medium fair quality mostly $16.95, small mostly $12.95, large $16.95; cartons 24s $8.95, 36s mostly $11.95-13.95. Greenhouse cartons film-wrapped long seedless 12s mostly $10-10.95, 16s mostly $10-12. Quality and condition variable. Freezing weather in early February expected to cause supply gap into mid-March.
CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (53*-68*-98) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. Honduras. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $20-22.95, fair quality $8-10.95; cartons 24s $6-7.85. Quality generally good. *revised.