ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (3-3-3) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped the week of Feb. 28 to March 6. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices 60s lower, 30s generally unchanged. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $8.65-9.65, 30s $5.65-6.65. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Crossings (9-9-11; shipments AZ 2-3-3, CA 1-1-0*) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $9.35-10.50, 30s mostly $6.45-7.50. Quality variable. *less than 50,000 pounds.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (1-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate for light supplies. Prices cartons bunched cilantro 30s mostly $10.50-10.85, 60s mostly $14.50-14.85; dill 24s mostly $18.85-20.50. Quality variable.