CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (209-226-252) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices extra-large lower, others generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose mature-greens extra-large mostly $6.95-7.95, large and medium mostly $7.95. Quality generally good.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (71-44-56, greenhouse 65-33-30, vine-ripes 6-11-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 4x4 to 4x5s active, others fairly slow. Supplies light. Prices 5x5 to 5x6s slightly higher, others generally unchanged from market high on July 27. Cartons/flats two-layer vine-ripes greenhouse 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $12.95, 5x5s mostly $10.95, 5x6s mostly $9.95. Quality generally good.
CANADA SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (208*-172-**) — No prices reported. *revised **unavailable.
U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (100-88-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable.
EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (63-75-83) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $11.95, 6x6s $11.95, 6x7s $11.95.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-7-19) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripes jumbo $10.95, extra-large $10.95, large $8.95.
SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase. First f.o.b. shipping point prices were expected the week of Aug. 1. Early fruit diverted to local markets.