MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (24-60-64) — Movement expected to increase. Trading slow. Supplies heavy. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jalapeño per-pound large mostly 20 cents, yellow chile and anaheim large mostly 25 cents, poblano 45-50 cents, serrano mostly 20-25 cents. Quality variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (27-44-57) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Supplies heavy. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates jalapeño and poblano mostly $10-12, serrano mostly $12-13. Quality and size variable.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-2-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates cubanelles $18.35; jalapeño $18.35. Cold weather delaying crop maturity and harvesting. Quality generally good.