SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (16-13*-12) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets $8.95-9.95. Production expected to be lighter through early March. Prices represent Feb. 4’s market. Prices for Feb. 7 to be established based on Feb. 8’s market. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSING THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (11-11-11) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Supplies light. Prices much higher. 12 1-pint baskets mostly $20.95. Quality variable. Growers report moderate damage because of freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4.