MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (303-329-335; vine-ripes 181-182-173; greenhouse 122-147-162) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies 5x6s and 45s very light, others light. Trading moderate. Prices much higher. Cartons/flats vine-ripes two-layer field-grown 4x4 to 5x5s $22.95, 5x6s mostly $22.95-24.95; greenhouse 4x4 to 5x5s mostly $22.95, 5x6s mostly $22.95-24.95. Greenhouse flats one-layer vine-ripes 22-45s mostly $14.95-15.95. Quality and condition variable. Growers report heavy damage because of freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4.
SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (236-219-151) — Movement expected to increase. Trading 5x6s fairly slow, others moderate. Prices 5x6s lower, others generally unchanged. Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $11.95, 6x6s $15.95, 6x7s $15.95; U.S. 2 5x6s $10.95, 6x6s $13.95-14.95, 6x7s $13.95-14.95. Prices represent Feb. 4’s market. Prices Feb. 7 to be established based on Feb. 8’s market. Production expected to be lighter through early March. Quality generally good.
U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (55-51-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable
CANADA SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (6-3-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable