MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (271-301-259; field-grown 244-271-228; greenhouse 27-30-31) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early slow, late moderate. Supplies light. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green-type jumbo $40.95, extra-large mostly $40.95-42.95, large mostly $40.95, medium mostly $36.95, small $32.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $34.95-36.95; red medium mostly $30.95-32.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $24.95-26.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $18.95-20.95. 11-pound cartons red extra-large $16.95, large $14.95-16.95; yellow extra-large $16.95-18.95, large mostly $16.95; orange extra-large mostly $10.95, large mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality variable. Growers report heavy damage because of freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (78-113-83) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices much higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $28.85, irregular size fair quality $24.85. Quality generally good.