MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (30-33-40) — Movement expected about the same. Trading jalapeño and serrano active, others slow. Prices jalapeño and serrano higher, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons per pound large anaheim 30-35 cents, jalapeño 35-40 cents, serrano 45 cents, yellow chile 25-30 cents. Quality variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (38-40**-25*) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim mostly $18-20, jalapeño mostly $16-17, serrano mostly $27-29. Quality and size variable. *incomplete data **revised
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (12-9-10) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices jalapeño lower, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons hungarian wax mostly $8.35, jalapeño mostly $8.35. 1 1/9-bushel cartons cubanelles mostly $6.35, jalapeño mostly $16.35, long hot supplies insufficient to quote. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (1-1-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies of mixed mini sweet peppers insufficient to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Dec. 23.