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					NEW JERSEY: VEGETABLES, FRUIT AND BERRIES, UNIT OF SALE, AVERAGE WEIGHT AND NUMBER OF PACKAGES USED IN CONVERTING TO CARLOT EQUIVALENTS Average Weight Per Unit (lbs) Package Per Carlot Equivalent In Units In Cwt

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Unit of Sale

Vegetables Asparagus Beets, topped Broccoli Cabbage Carrots, topped Cauliflower Celery Cucumber Eggplant Escarole & endive Lettuce, Head Onions, Dry Peppers, Bell Snap Beans Spinach Sweet Corn Tomatoes Fruit and Berries Apples Blueberries Cranberries Peaches Strawberries Bushel or carton Flat, 12 pints Barrel 1/2 bushel or carton Crate, 16 quarts 42 11 100 25 24 900 1,400 --900 600 378 154 --342 144 Crate, 12 bunches Bushel Crate, 12 - 14 bunches Crate or sack Bushel Crate Crate, 3 - 4 dozen Bushel 1 1/9 bushel crate 1 1/9 bushel crate Crate, 24 heads Sack Bushel Bushel Bushel Crate, 50 ears Carton 28 50 21 50 50 50 60 55 33 25 50 50 28 30 25 42 25 1,050 700 900 600 1,000 400 600 700 750 850 825 800 850 850 850 725 2,000 294 350 189 300 500 200 360 385 248 213 413 400 238 255 213 305 500

SOURCE: Fruit and Vegetable Market News Service, AMS, US Department of Agriculture.

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