MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (196-190-202) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading yellow fairly slow, others slow. Prices butternut generally unchanged, others lower. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small and small-medium $4.95-6.95, medium $4.95-5.95; yellow straightneck small and small-medium $4.95-6.95, medium mostly $4.95-5.95; gray small and small-medium mostly $4.95-5.95, medium mostly $3.95-4.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons kabocha large and medium mostly $8, small $5.95-6.95; butternut large mostly $8.95, medium $6.95-8.95, small $4.95-6.95; acorn large mostly $6-6.95, medium $5.95-6.95, small $3.95-5.95; spaghetti large mostly $6.95, medium mostly $5.95-7, small mostly $4. Quality and condition variable. Some shipments of zucchini and gray booked open with price to be established later.
CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (13-16-12) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow crookneck slightly higher, others higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small $10.85, medium $8.85. Half-bushel cartons/crates yellow straightneck small mostly $18.35-18.85, medium $16.35-16.85. ¾-bushel cartons/crates yellow crookneck small $20.85, medium $15.85. Quality generally good.