MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (33-54-76) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices jalapeño and yellow chile lower, poblano much lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel carton per pound large anaheim 50-55 cents, jalapeño 25-30 cents, serrano 28-30 cents, poblano 70-75 cents, yellow chile 30-35 cents. Quality variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (1-5-4) — Movement of mixed mini sweets expected to increase. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Jan. 12.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (50-51-56) — Movement expected about the same. Trading jalapeño moderate, others fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim (supplies light) mostly $20-20.85, jalapeño and serrano mostly $13-15.85. Quality and size variable.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (8-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices poblano higher, long hot and jalapeño lower, others generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half-bushel cartons hungarian wax mostly $7.35-8.35. 1 1/9-bushel cartons cubanelles mostly $14.35-16.35, jalapeño $14.35-14.85, long hot mostly $9.35-10.35, poblano mostly $14.35-16.35. Quality generally good.