LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (5-6-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices cilantro 30s slightly lower, 60s lower, dill generally unchanged. Cartons bunched cilantro 30s mostly $9.85, 60s mostly $12.85-14.85; dill 24s mostly $11.85-12.50, 48s $16.85-18.50. Quality generally good. Harvest was expected to be curtailed the week of Jan. 31.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (2-2-3) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 1 unit shipped the week of Jan. 24. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $14.65-16.65, 30s mostly $8.65-9.65. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Crossings (14-14-12; shipments (AZ 4-6-5; CA 1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $15.15-17.50, 30s $9.45-10.75. Quality variable.