MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (40-42-59) — Movement expected to decrease after salvage harvest is completed the week of February 13. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Supplies fairly heavy. Prices jalapeño slightly lower, poblano lower from market high on Feb. 10, serrano generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates jalapeño mostly $16, poblano mostly $12-14, serrano mostly $16-18. Quality and size variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (42-45-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading anaheim moderate, others slow. Supplies light. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons per-pound jalapeño large 30-35 cents, poblano 40-45 cents, serrano 35-40 cents, yellow chile 55 cents, anaheim 60 cents. Quality and condition variable. Growers report heavy crop losses from freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4 in Sonora and northern Sinaloa, though growers in southern Sinaloa reportedly were largely unaffected.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-2-0) — Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market.