MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (52-32-50) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices serrano higher, jalapeño slightly higher, anaheim generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim mostly $15-16, jalapeño mostly $16-18, serrano mostly $29-30. Quality and size variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (42-23-42) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices poblano and serrano lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons per pound large anaheim mostly 50 cents, jalapeño mostly 40 cents, serrano 65-70 cents, poblano mostly $1. Quality variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (4-5-6) — Movement expected to increase. Supplies of mixed mini sweets 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.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (8-6-7) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading active. Prices jalapeño higher, hungarian wax slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons hungarian wax $15.35-16.35, jalapeño mostly $12.35, 1/9-bushel cartons jalapeño mostly $20.35, cubanelles $18.35-20.35, poblano mostly $28.35. Quality generally good.