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FRUIT AND PRODUCE

li! Messrs Henry F. Moss, Ltd., fruit and il'odiH'e. auctioneers, report for the week jjSSded to-day : wTJuring the past week a much greater i||iiand lias set in for all kinds of jam Kit Peaches have been coming forward Bre freely, but apricots are -still in short ffipp'v, and are much inquired for. The fepberry crop is very small this year. Sid pi ices realised are high. PPeuehes.—Choice fruit iii crates, 4d, fife. sd, to 6d per lb ; small, in cases. l,jd IP'i per "b ; Nelsons, 2s 6d to 4s per box. SpVpricots.—Yery little dessert fruit has «ftne forward so far. To-day's value, in 11-tes, 5d to 6d lb ; case Jots. 3d to 4d

dessert, 2Jd to 3d per 1 Auckland plums- Japanese, Burbanks. rents, and Rat'uima.s— in 181b boxes 2s 3 to o= per box. 24H> boxes 4s per box. Grapes.—Hothouse. Is to Is 3d per lb. Pears. —Honey varieties, 5s to 6s 6d | box; jargonelles. 4d lb. Apples.—Dessert, 4<l ; cookers, 2d ; jies. 4rl to sd. Nectarine-, od ppr lb. ">y Tomatoes.—Choice local hothouse. lOd per lb; Christ church grown, 7£d to 9d per lb: Nelsons. 6s 6d. 7s, to 9s per case. ■ Cherries.—Market is lightly supplied. Choice Otago Central, up to Is 7d for choice fruit. --Extra choice local, up to 2s per puttie: fair quality. 8d to lOd. Raspberries, to 7d. Lemons, 17s 6d per box for Italian, 150'e and 180's. Bananas.—'The- hurricane at Suva is going t\i he the cause of very hare markets. Currants.—Black, 4J,d to sd; red, up to 6d per lb. Gooseberries.--Short supplies ; 2Jd •to 2|d ib. ; Loganberries, np to 7id. [•..Rhubarb, to ljd per lb. ~ ."'Green Leas.—ln short supply. To-day's value, lid per lb. ; New potatoes, Ijd to per lb for choice locals. Cauliflowers. 2s 6d per sack. Cabbages practically unsaleable. Cucumbers.—Hothouse. 8s to 9s pet dozen ; outdoor, 4s 6d per box. :. Onions.—The market, for these is bare, yVe quote from 15s to 16s per cwt. ' Poultry.—-The market is overstocked at present, fowl feed being so scarce. YVe quote: Hens, 2s 6d pair; ducks, 3s to 3s 6d. Baron.--Prime rolls, 9d to 9|d. Eggs. —Guaranteed, stamped, Is 3d: ordinary case. Is to Is Id per doz. Pigs,' si<\ per lb for 120's to 180's. Honey.—Poor quality hulk, suitable for manufacturing purposes. 3d to 3£d per lb. Butter.-Bulk, 10;1 to 10|d per lb; pats. 9id ; very short supplies. Peanuts, 2;? d per lb. Grain.—The market here is at a standstill, and supplies arc almost impossible to procureChaff.—Prime oatshcaf. £7 per ton; medium quality, £6 to £6 10s. Feed barley.' 4., 6d per bushel. Clover hay, nice green lines. £4 10s per ton. Ryegrass hay, £3 10s per ton. Oats.—Good* inquiry. A Cartons and sparrowbills, 2s lOd. per bushel; B's, 2s 9d; Danish and Algerian, 2s 9d; duns, 3s per bushel.

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FRUIT AND PRODUCE, Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

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FRUIT AND PRODUCE Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

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