SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (35-36*-33, includes organic 1-1*-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices much higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $25.95-27.95; 20-pound cartons loose $49.95-51.95. Organic flats 12 1-pint $29.95-31.95. Production expected to be lighter than normal through late March. Quality generally good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (33-12-18) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Supplies light. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with lids medium-large mostly $22.95-24.95. Growers continue to report heavy damage and variable quality from freezing temperatures in early February. Season expected to end early.