SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (90-108-81, field-grown 55-53-49, greenhouse 35-55-32; shipments CA field-grown 3-5-6) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose greenhouse extra-large and large mostly $7.95-8.95, medium mostly $6.95-7.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (54-41-47, greenhouse 42-29-30, field-grown 12-12-17) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 25-pound cartons loose greenhouse extra-large mostly $7.50-8.50, large mostly $5.95-7.50, medium mostly $4.95-6. Quality variable.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (36-43-44) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late very slow. Prices medium generally unchanged, extra-large and large generally unchanged from a market high on Aug. 17. 25-pound cartons loose extra-large and large mostly $6.95, medium mostly $5.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (8-13*-17) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose roma extra-large mostly $9-10.95, large mostly $8-9.95. Quality mostly good. *revised.

EASTERN SHORE, VA. — Shipments (13-7-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Current supplies insufficient to establish a market. 

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 21, 2011 to Saturday, September 3, 2011

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