MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (329-335-277; vine-ripes 182-173-137; greenhouse 147-162-140) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies light. Trading two-layer fairly slow, others moderate. Prices two-layer lower from a market high on Feb. 11, others higher. Cartons/flats vine-ripes two-layer field-grown and greenhouse 4x4 to 5x5s mostly $24.95, 5x6s mostly $22.95-24.95. Greenhouse flats one-layer vine-ripes 22-28s mostly $18.95-20, 32s mostly $18.95-19, 35-45s mostly $16.95-18. Quality and condition variable. Growers report heavy damages from freezing temperatures Feb. 3-4.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (219-151-201) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices much higher. Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $37.95, 6x6s $37.95, 6x7s $37.95; U.S. combination 5x6s $35.95, 6x6s $35.95, 6x7s $35.95; U.S. 2 5x6s $33.95-35.95, 6x6s $33.95-35.95, 6x7s $33.95-35.95. Production expected to be lighter than normal through mid-March. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (51-54-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable

CANADA SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (3-3-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 13, 2011 to Saturday, February 26, 2011


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