U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 938*-999-916) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Mexico; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; New York and Nevada. *revised.



IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (318-321-310) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading yellow medium fairly active, others slow. Prices yellow colossal lower, others generally unchanged. Yellow spanish hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks supercolossal $6-8, colossal mostly $5.50, jumbo mostly $4.50, medium mostly $6, red globe-type 25-pound sacks large $4-5, medium $3-4.



MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (208-275-259) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow sacks higher, others generally unchanged. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $8-9, colossal mostly $8, jumbo mostly $8, medium $11-12, yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $10, white 50-pound sacks jumbo $5-6, medium mostly $6, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $5-6, medium mostly $5-6.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (244-249-212, includes export of 71-67-51) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $6, jumbo mostly $5, medium $6-7, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $3.50-4, medium mostly $3.50-4.



NEW YORK DISTRICT — Shipments (45-48-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum $9-10, 2-inch minimum $8-9, master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum $10.50-12, 2-inch minimum $9.50-11. A few smaller growers have finished for the season. Quality variable.



NEVADA — Shipments (38-41-27) — Movement expected to remain about the same. No prices reported.



LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY TEXAS — Shipments (0-0-17) — Movement expected to increase as more growers start harvest activities. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Imports (24-14-4) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, March 13, 2011 to Saturday, March 26, 2011

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