MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (100-104-92) — Movement expected about the same. Trading zucchini, gray, kabocha moderate; yellow fairly slow; others slow. Prices gray and kabocha higher, zucchini and yellow lower, others generally unchanged. 4/7-bushel cartons zucchini small, small-medium and medium mostly $32.95-34.95; yellow straightneck small and small-medium mostly $8.95-10.95, medium $8.95-10.95; gray small and small-medium mostly $22.95-24.95, medium $18.95-20.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons butternut large $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95-11, small $6.95-8.95; acorn large and medium mostly $8.85-10.95, small mostly $6.95; spaghetti large and medium mostly $6.95-8.95, small mostly $6.50-6.95; kabocha large mostly $12-12.95, medium mostly $10.95. Quality and condition variable. Harvest transitioning from Sinaloa to Sonora.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (34-50-40) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading zucchini fairly active, others moderate. Prices yellow crookneck medium slightly higher, yellow straightneck lower, zucchini unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Half- bushel cartons/crates yellow straightneck small mostly $12.85-14.85, medium mostly $10.85-12.85. Half- and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates zucchini small mostly $28.85-30.85, medium mostly $26.85-28.85. ¾-bushel cartons/crates yellow crookneck small $6.85, medium $6.85. Quality generally good.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, March 13, 2011 to Saturday, March 26, 2011


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