MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (277-405-329; greenhouse 140-225-233; vine-ripes 137-180-96) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices two-layer much higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons/flats vine-ripes two-layer field-grown and greenhouse 4x4 to 5x5s mostly $16.95, 5x6s mostly $16.95-18.95. Greenhouse flats one-layer vine-ripes 22-32s mostly $12.95-15, 35-39s mostly $12.95-13. Quality and condition variable. Growers report damages from freezing weather early February.
SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (200-114-117) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 5x6s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better supplies insufficient to establish a market; U.S. combination 5x6s $30.95-31.95, 6x6s $29.95, 6x7s $29.95; U.S. 2 5x6s $28.95-29.95, 6x6s $27.95, 6x7s $27.95. Production is expected to be lighter than normal through mid- to late March. Quality generally good.
U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (54-53-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable
CANADA SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (4-2-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable