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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (March 23, 1928)
THE OREGON STATESMAN MARKET AND MERCHANDISE SE CTION, SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 23, 128
More Vegetables Coming
While Prices on Decline
Market conditions In th ren
table and fruit lines as glren by
the Salem wholesale establish
ments are found In brief to pre
sent the following:
California asparagus is now
coming Into the market in plenti
ful quantities, with a sharp de
cline in prices noticeable. Yester
day prices ranged from 15 to 20
rents per pound, wholesale.
Florida strawberries, which
reached the Portland markets over
a week ago. have been temporar
ily taken from the market, due to
poor quality of berries that will
not stand the trip north.
Those who must have early
strawberries will not be disap
pointed long, however, for within
a few days a fancy and good
keeping grade of berries will be
shipped from Tampa.
Oranges now available are of
ery high sugar test and are in
the beet season of the year. They
are moving rapidly, with Califor
nia quoting prices the same as
Lemons are coming onto the
market In a trifle greater quanti
ty than the consumer Is requiring.
This excess of supply over de
mand has caused a small decline
in the lemon market, with present
quotations being from $6 to $6.75
Florida grapefruit Is showing
strength, with brokers holding
for a 25 to 50 cent raise per case
over last week. The wholesale
bulletin notes that with the pres
ent price the best grades cannot
be secured as the poorer qualities,
which otherwise couldn't be sold,
have worked In and are now be
ing shipped. ,:
The yam or Porto Rlcaa sweet
Is coming through in good del(?r
ery, with prices declining. They
are now $2.25 to 22.60 a crate.
Brussel sprouts have undergone
little change since last week, the
quality continuing excellent.
Artichokes are higher by a tri
fle, but the market is producing a
better grade, with prices quoted
at from $1.10 to $1.50 a dozen,
sccording to size.
Eggplant, for which there has
been no demand in Salem, is still
too high for the general trade,
with 25 cents per pound on the
fancy stock prevailing.
The shipment of large quanti
ties of outdoor rhubarb from Cal
ifornia has resulted In a slight de
cline, with price at 9 cents per
The potato situation continues
to look up, with more strength in
evidence daily for all grades. Quo
tation is $1.50 to $2.25 per cwt.
There has been no actvity In the
seed potato market.
Hot house cucumbers are quot
ed at less than last week, with
from $1.75 to $2.25 prevailing for
Mexican tomatoes, fine quality,
are still the only tomato on the
market. They go to the retailer
at about 25 cents a pound.
Florida green peppers are com
ing through in greater quantity.
which Is leaving mark on prices
by a decline to 20 cents per
Local cabbage has entirely dis
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In the last few days a decline
has been noticeable In the cauli
flower market, with the best
grade commanding from $1.25 to
11.40 per crate.
Parsley of fine quality Is 80
cents per doien to the retailer.
California outdoor long red
radlshee are quoted at 80 cents
Local turnips are 2 cents a
pound, with only a limited amount
of the bunch crop available at 80
cents a dozen.
Bunch beets and carrots from
California are ef good grade, the
former at $1.15 per dozen and
carrets 80 cents per dozen for the
new ones. Local carrots are still
obtainable at 3 cents a pound.
The California lettuce market
la showing a firm tone with prices
on all grades advancing daily, the
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grade of lettuce here Is likely to
be inferior, due to the fact that
the price la so high that only the
inferior will be shipped.
Local wholesalers are unloading
cars at Oceano, California celery
that Is of particularly tine qual
ity. There Is ftp raise In price.
California spinach le quoted at
10 cents, with the local new crop
at 8 cents per pound.
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