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FRUIT AND PRODUCE

Me.-,.r.s Henry E. Moss, Ltd.. fruit and produce aiiclionorro, report for tho week end"'! to-day :--

The usual lines of new season's fruit have been corning into the market steadily during the past week. Reports from Central Otago indicate, very poor crops of Mono fiuit. and prices are therefore likely to be reniunenitive. Such lines as apricots, peaches, early plums, pears, and apples have reached the market, while a fair quantity of Auckland plums have come forward. Strawberries are getting finished, a.nd the demand is none, too keen at present-. R.-uspherrieft and logan berries will be coming farward now. Tho crops are light. Peaches.—Choice, fruit, in crates, 4d to s|d [-r ih; small, in oases. 2id to 3d per ih. Apricots.—Very little dessert fruit has ceme forward so far. To-day's value, 4<l per Hi; small, up to od per lb. Plums.---Cho'iv lif'-wit. 2J,d to per lb; Auckland pluirr.—Japanese, Burbanks. (icon-, and Siilfiiinns, in ,181b boxes—2s 9d" to 5s Sd iii-r box. Grapes.- Ili'ticuso, 1 8 f-.VI {.,, 2s od per d>. Pears.-—lloiiev varieties, 5e to us 6d tier box. Apples. --New season's,, mostly cookers, ; 5s (:d in 6s 6d ]» i' ia.se. ; Nectarines. First- fruit forward will real ice 3d to '-Id per lb. Tomatoes. —Choii e, heal hothouse. B<l to 10.1 ]■••!■ lb; Christ, lunch grown. (VI to 8d per lb. ( hcirie-. Market lightly supplied. Choice Otago Ceiiiial, from 10d t"'ls 5d p.r 11,. Strawhen les-. Extra choice, local, up to Is 2d per pottle; fair r ( ua!ity, 8d to lOd ; j Lemons.- -Italian. 22s 6*l per box for ! iloO's and 180's. | Oranges.--Ameri. an. ;8s to 19 rt , 1(T ease, j Apples.—American. Joe |er ease. i Bananas.— I'lie Imrrh.'n.o at Suva- will i cause baie ina.rkvie. Wc quote 13s to ,1-ls i jiei- ca.se to arrive. ! Currants. --Black. <\-A per ii'i ; reel, fld •' to <ltll. Co'--beinrs, Large green. ~w| per lb. lagan and blaciJ, i ries. per lb. Rhubarb. Hd to j bi |,er ]b. Green peas.--In then, supply. Today's j Xew poiaioes. Ed to per 11, for j choice I :ca!e; Auckland. 10s per ewt. | ( auiilboic!-. 4-, ;,, f,.s per f,ack. I Cahb.ig*-. 2s cd io 5s 6d per Mick. '• Cm uinE'ic. ! loth, use, 5s per dozen; ■ cutdo'.r. 4s i;d per box. i Gr.iiu. -'fin- market is practically at, a I standstill, and Mippiiec, are almost "impo.*- I :lhle to ],roeure. j Chatl.- -Pnme oaEheaf. £5 per ton: medium ipialily, L' 4 10s |ir; ton. -\\",. sup j ply one" u.-ed sacks at, 5s od. per .io/.en ~n i Straw.- Good bright oaten. 40s to 455. ' per {,: i] ; whoatcn, iioe to 57s oil. : |.'e..,-| bailey. 4- 4*l to 4s 6d per bushel. ; Cio-.-cr hay.-—Nice lines, £4 10s ■ iCegiass hav. .<j". BE ],er ton. 1 Oats.--(toeil impaiiv. A Cartons and ! spaiiowbills, 2s 10! rer bushel : It's 2s, 1 fjd : Danish and Algei inns. 2s 9d ; duns. ! o- iier bushel. j Onion.-.--'the market, for these is bare, i We had a line of ne\V Melbourne's, whi.h j arrived iu cjlendi.i condition and realised j from ilos to 16s: per cwt, j Poultry.---Prime young fat ducks, up to I 5s 6d per jiair; fair i|Ua!ity. Os : rco.-i cr.-. ! 4s 0d in 4s 9*l: medium ipiality. 5s u> 4s; | hen-u piump. up to 4s per pair; turkeys, j lid per lb for cocks. 3d lor hens. ' j Egg.-.--Ou;M'aiitced csamped. Is 2d to ! Ik od p.-r dozen; oidinary eased. Is Id to I Pigs.--SEI per lb for I2o's to ISO's. j Money -Pcor-ipiaiily bulk, suitable for j nuinufact tiring purposes. 3d to iter lb. | Butte'. Bulk. lOd to 10,' d jier lb j pats, j 9<! to 9UI p.-r Ih. j

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FRUIT AND PRODUCE, Issue 15696, 9 January 1915

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FRUIT AND PRODUCE Issue 15696, 9 January 1915

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