MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (37*-52-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices jalapeño higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates jalapeño (light supplies) mostly $16-17, poblano mostly $25-26, serrano mostly $24-25. Quality and size variable. *revised
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (55-42-23) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons per pound large jalapeño mostly 40 cents, serrano 70-75 cents, poblano $1-1.15. Quality variable.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (12-8-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices jalapeño higher, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons hungarian wax $14.35-16.35, finger hot mostly $10.35, jalapeño mostly $10.35. 1/9-bushel cartons jalapeño mostly $18.35, long hot supplies insufficient to quote, poblano mostly $28.35. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (2-4-5) — Movement expected to increase. Supplies of mixed mini sweet peppers in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Jan. 6.