IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Shipments (AZ 4-3-2, CA very light, crossings very light — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Carton 24s endive $19.45-21, escarole $25.45-28.50. Quality variable.
SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (5-8-4; endive 2-4-1; escarole 3-4-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate for light supplies. Prices higher. Cooling included. Endive 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates 18s include some 14- and 16-count packs $20.95-22.95; carton 24s $22.95-24.95. Escarole 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates include some 14- and 16-count packs $20.95-22.95; cartons 24s $22.95-24.95. Production is expected to continue to be below normal through early to mid-February. Quality generally good.