WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (432-476-403) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 24s slow, hearts fairly slow. Prices 24s slightly lower, hearts lower. Cartons 24s (heavy supplies) mostly $5.65-7.35; hearts in 12 3-count packages mostly $9.35-10.56, film-lined 48s mostly $10.35-11.56. Quality variable. Harvest curtailed by market conditions.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (60-56-58) —
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 53 units shipped the week of Dec. 15. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Carton 24s mostly $6.35-8.95; hearts in cartons of 12 3-count packages mostly $9.95-10.95, film-lined 48s mostly $11-12.50. Quality generally good.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease slightly below the 5 units shipped the week of Dec. 15. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s $5.75-6.95. Quality variable.