KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON — Shipments (44-45*-46) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading baled and carton 80-100s fairly slow at slightly higher prices, others fairly slow. Prices baled and carton 80-100s slightly higher others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $14, 80s $11, 90s mostly $10, 100s $8-9. *revised.



MICHIGAN — Shipments (46-47-40) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A 10-pound film bags loose mostly $1.65-1.80, round white 10-pound open window sacks loose mostly $1.80-1.95.



HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments (28-33-34) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



NORTHWEST WASHINGTON — Shipments (39-47-33) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as more shippers of yellow-type finish up for the season. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $18, size B mostly $18, creamers $32-34; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18-20, size B mostly $12, creamers mostly $30-32.



NEBRASKA — Shipments (37-34-26) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Some supplies now from Colorado. Another large shipper has finished packing 2010 crop supplies.



NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (28-25-20) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL, MINN. — Shipments (16-19-16) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



FLORIDA — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase as harvest begins on fields with limited damage from December freezes. Industry sources report that consistent supplies of potatoes are not expected until mid- to late February. FIRST REPORT.



NEW BRUNSWICK (Crossings through Maine points) — Shipments (**-**-**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8.50-9, baled 5 10-pound film bags $8-8.50. Growers remain bullish because of continued export inquiries and shipments. **unavailable.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, January 23, 2011 to Saturday, February 5, 2011

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