ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (3-3-3) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 1 unit shipped the week of Feb. 7. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $15.65-18.65, 30s $8.65-10.65. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Crossings (12-9-9, shipments AZ 5-2-2, CA 1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $14.45-15.45, 30s mostly $8.45-9.45. Quality variable.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (4-4-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading dill fairly slow, cilantro moderate. Supplies very light and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Shippers report heavy freeze damage to cilantro and dill. Very light harvest is expected to continue until early March when reportable volumes are expected to resume.