CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (258-283-210) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very slow. Prices generally unchanged from market high on Aug. 18. 25-pound cartons loose mature-greens extra-large mostly $5.95, large and medium $6.95-7.95. Quality generally good.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (36-36-33, vine-ripes 31-19-19, greenhouse 5-17-14; shipments CA field-grown 6-10-20) — Movement expected to increase in California and remain about the same from Mexico. Trading fairly slow. Prices 4x4 to 4x5s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons/flats two-layer greenhouse 4x4 to 4x5s mostly $6.95-7.95, 5x5 to 5x6s mostly $8.95. Quality generally good.
CANADA SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (170*-168-**) — No prices reported. *revised, **unavailable.
U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (77-90-**) — No prices reported. **unavailable.
EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (77-60-38) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Most orders on Aug. 22 booked open with price to be determined based on Aug. 23's market. Prices from Aug. 19, 25-pound cartons mature-greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6s $9.95, 6x6s $9.95-10.95, 6x7s $9.95-10.95.
SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (13-21*-27) — Movement expected to decrease as growers await maturity in later fields. Trading moderate. Prices 6x6s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripes 5x6s mostly $9-10.95, 6x6s $9-10.95, cartons two-layer vine-ripes 4x5s and 5x5s mostly $12-13.95. *revised.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (22-20-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose vine-ripes jumbo $8.95-9.95, extra-large $8.95, large $8.95.