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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2019-01-14)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - January 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 14-JAN-2019                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (213) 894-3077     Fax:  (213) 894-2898                                
                                                                               

Weather at 7:00 a.m. HEAVY RAIN 61                                             
Yesterday's high  70                                                           
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
HC_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Central Coast California Globe    
Thorned green 12s 28.00 18s 28.00 24s 28.00 Thornless green med lse 28.00 sml  
lse 28.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   11 lb cartons bunched MX Green lge 56.00 few  
high as 64.00 std 56.00 PE Green lge 58.00-60.00 fr qual 46.00-48.00 std       
58.00-60.00 fr qual 48.00-50.00 White lge 30.00                                
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA Wax Type Yellow 20.50 MX Baja      
District Dragon Tongue 20.00 one label 32.00 Haricot Vert (French Type) 25.00  
Italian Type 22.50-25.50 Wax Type Purple 32.50 Yellow 12.00 15 lb cartons MX   
Baja District Italian Type 25.50 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX    
Baja District Fava 40.00-42.00 fr appear 30.00 30 lb cartons MX Baja District  
Round Green Type Handpicked too few sales to report 30 lb reusable plastic     
containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 15.00-16.00 few 18.00-20.00 fr 
qual fr cond 12.00-13.00                                                       
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type
12s 10.00-12.00 Chiogga (Striped) 24s 18.00 one label 25.00 (Baby Type) MX Baja
District Red Type 12s 10.00-12.00 25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California  
Red Type med-lge 10.00-10.50 Chiogga (Striped) med 18.75-19.50 Gold Type       
med-lge 18.00 MX Baja District Red Type med-lge 9.50-10.00                     
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 20.00-22.00 few 23.00 fr  
qual 17.00-18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.00-25.00 20 lb cartons loose     
AZ/CA Crown Cut 24.00-26.00 few 27.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00                      
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 32.00 med 35.00                                                 
---CABBAGE:  MARKET RED HIGHER, SAVOY LOWER, GREEN STEADY.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA
Round Green Type med 30.00-32.00 lge 28.00-30.00 Red Type med 22.00-24.00 45 lb
cartons AZ/CA Savoy Type med-lge 24.00-25.00                                   
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District          
California med-lge 15.00-16.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District        
California med-lge 15.00-16.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA Kern District        
California med-lge 15.00-16.00 50 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California   
Juice Type 12.00-13.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California med       
10.00-10.50 jbo 10.00-11.00 few 12.00-12.50 CD Ontario med 10.00-10.50 jbo     
10.50-11.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California Baby Peeled  
med-lge 14.00-15.00                                                            
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s          
30.00-32.00 fr qual 24.00-26.00 16s 28.00-30.00 fr qual 22.00-24.00 Green 12s  
few 36.00 Orange 6s 19.00 8s 19.00 12s 25.00 few 36.00 Purple 6s 19.00 8s 19.00
12s 25.00 few 36.00 Mixed Colors 12s few 40.00 Romanesco 12s 25.00-26.00 16s   
25.00-26.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s 23.00-26.00 fr qual          
18.00-20.00                                                                    
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA 2 dz 28.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 
2 1/2 dz 28.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00                                       
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS GOOD QUALITY LIGHT.   cartons MX Yellow 4 dz          
28.00-34.00 fair quality lower White 4 dz 32.00-34.00 fair quality lower       
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET PERSIAN TYPE HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons
MX med 24.00-26.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00 ord qual 15.00-16.00 poorer quality and 
condition 12.00-13.00 lge 24.00-26.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 Baja District med    
24.00-26.00 ord qual 20.00-21.00 lge fr qual 15.00-16.00 cartons MX Baja       
District 36s 14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 150-200s 
26.00-28.00 200-300s 28.00-30.00 300-400s 28.00-30.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film  
wrapped CA Long Seedless 12s 12.00-13.00 MX Long Seedless 16s 13.00-14.00 22 lb
cartons MX Persian sml-med 26.00-28.00 sml 30.00-32.00 Baja District Persian   
sml-med 26.00-28.00 sml 30.00-32.00                                            
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET 18S & 24S HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped  
MX 18s 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 24s 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr  
qual 13.00-14.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 32.00-36.00 Italian med-lge  
34.00-39.00 Thai med-lge 54.00 Indian med 37.00-39.00                          
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 23.00-24.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00  
10 lb cartons AZ/CA Witloof 19.00-19.50 BL AIR Witloof 22.00-23.00 8 lb cartons
NL AIR Witloof Red Type 45.00-45.50                                            
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 32.00-34.00 fr qual 24.00-26.00
---GARLIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California col    
80.00 CQ White netted 5s 32.00-33.00 Purple netted 5s 46.00 MX Baja District   
#11 72.00 White super col 57.00 col 54.00 exjbo 48.00 jbo 45.00 PE Purple      
60mm/6.0cm 48.00-50.00 SP col 60.00 10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California  
elephant 36.00                                                                 
---GREENS:  MARKET BROCCOLI RABE (RAPPINI) HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons     
bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 28.00-30.00 Kale green 24s 14.00-15.00 Lacinato      
(Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s    
16.00-18.00 Flat 24s 16.00-18.00 Swiss Chard 12s 14.00-15.00 red 12s           
14.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00 Dandelion green 12s 15.00-16.00  
red 12s 15.00-16.00 MX Collard 24s 24.00                                       
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 20.00-21.00 fr qual     
18.00-18.50 flm lined 24s 22.00-23.00 24s flmwrpd 22.00-23.00                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 20.00-21.00  
fr qual 17.00-18.00 Green Leaf 24s 21.00-22.00 fr qual 18.50-19.50 Red Leaf 24s
21.00-22.00 fr qual 18.50-19.50 flats 1 layer AZ/CA Frisee 24s 16.00-16.50 12s 
8.50-9.00 2 lb cartons AZ/CA Lolla Rossa 24s 9.00-9.75 Red Oak Leaf 24s        
9.00-9.75 Green Oak Leaf 24s 9.00-9.75 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix         
5.50-6.50 cartons 3 1-lb film bags AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 5.50-6.50                
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 fr
qual 10.00-10.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 24s 15.00-16.00 fr   
qual 13.00-13.50 cartons film lined AZ/CA Hearts 48s 20.00-22.00               
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California White 
lge 18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 Cremini 22.00-23.00 CD British 
Columbia White lge 18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 PA White lge    
18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 Cremini 22.00-23.00 5 lb cartons CA
Central Coast California Shiitake fr qual 15.00-16.00 Oyster 17.00-18.00 few   
low as 16.00 Portobella lge 16.00-17.00 med 16.00-17.00 Woodear 20.00 CQ       
Shiitake med 23.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped CA Central Coast         
California White Sliced 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped CA      
Central Coast California White 14.00-14.50 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CA
Central Coast California White 21.00                                           
---OKRA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 26.00-28.00 NI       
sml-med 24.00-26.00 med 20.00-22.00                                            
---ONIONS GREEN: OFFERINGS BUNCHE 48S VERY LIGHT. MARKET BUNCHED 48S MUCH      
HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California 48s med    
47.00-50.00 few high as 54.00 48s sml 42.00-45.00 few high as 48.00 MX Baja    
District 48s med 47.00-50.00 few high as 54.00 48s sml 42.00-45.00 few high as 
48.00 Bulb Type 24s 6.50-7.50 CA Central Coast California Leeks med 23.00-25.00
MX Baja District Leeks med 22.00-24.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers NL AIR Leeks 
32.50                                                                          
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 15.00-16.00 few   
18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Plain 60s 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00            
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose CA Central Coast         
California 20.00-22.00 few 24.00 MX Baja District 20.00-22.00 OR 20.00-22.00   
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Central Coast        
California English 48.00 10 lb cartons CA Snow Peas Decalyxed 26.00-28.00 GU   
Snow Peas Decalyxed 28.00-29.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 CA Central  
Coast California Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 30.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed  
26.00-28.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 26.00-28.00                           
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 38.00
(marked 30 lbs)                                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET 1 1/9 BUSHEL CARTON RED & YELLOW LOWER, OTHERS  
STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green exlge 26.00-28.00 lge 24.00-26.00 med   
20.00-22.00 irreg sz 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Red irreg sz 32.00-34.00  
fr qual 26.00-28.00 Yellow irreg sz 38.00-40.00 fr qual 32.00-34.00 15 lb      
cartons MX Red exlge 32.00-34.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 28.00 
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 24.00-25.00 lge 20.00-21.00     
Yellow exlge-lge 24.00-25.00 few 28.00 lge 20.00-21.00 Orange exlge-lge        
22.00-23.00 lge 18.00-19.00 NL Red exlge-lge Offerings insufficient to quote.  
Yellow exlge-lge Offerings insufficient to quote. Orange exlge-lge Offerings   
insufficient to quote.                                                         
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons per lb CA Central     
District California Thai Chili Hots Green 1.50-1.60 Red 1.80-1.90 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Anaheim .50-.60 Habanero orange         
2.50-2.70 Jalapeno .90-1.00 fr appear .60-.70 Pasilla .70-.80 Serrano 1.90-2.10
Yellow Chile .70-.80 20 lb cartons MX Baja District Shishito 20.00-22.00       
cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Baja District Mixed Mini Sweet Types 12.00-14.00  
---RADISHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CA Central
Coast California Red 14.00-15.00 25 lb film bags topped CA Central Coast       
California Red 15.00-16.00 few 17.00-18.00 MX Baja District Red 15.00-16.00 few
17.00-18.00 cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 48s 15.00-16.00 few
18.00-20.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 15.00-16.00 few 18.00                     
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California med 
20.00-22.00 MX Baja District med 19.00-21.50 OR med 20.00-22.00                
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 26.00-28.00 fr qual
holdovers 22.00-23.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA 22.00-24.00 cartons 4   
2-1/2 lb film bags AZ/CA 22.00-24.00                                           
---SQUASH:  MARKET SUMMER TYPES HIGHER, WINTER TYPES STEADY.  4/7 bushel       
cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 24.00 fr qual holdovers 20.00-21.00 sml-med 24.00
fr qual holdovers 20.00-21.00 med 22.00 fr qual holdovers 18.00-19.00 Yellow   
Straightneck sml 24.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 sml-med 24.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00   
med 22.00 fr qual 16.00-18.00 Grey sml 20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 sml-med 
20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 med 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 bushel     
cartons MX Acorn Green med 26.00-28.00 Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual       
14.00-15.00 Kabocha sml-med 16.00-18.00 Spaghetti med-lge 20.00-22.00 fr qual  
14.00-15.00 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Grey sml 18.00 sml-med 18.00 med    
16.00                                                                          
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA Atwater Livingston        
California U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 28.00-30.00 Red Types 30.00-33.00 White     
Types 32.00-36.00 Japanese Types 30.00-35.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med   
16.00-18.00 jbo 18.00 Red Types med 18.00-20.00 jbo 20.00-22.00 White Types med
18.00-20.00 jbo 18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons HI BOAT U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type     
49.50                                                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red 5x6 sz 28.00 6x6 sz 26.00 6x7 sz 24.00 flats 2 layer   
Local Repack Mature Greens light red 4x5s 35.00 5x5s 30.00 5x6s 28.00 OPEN     
FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens light red xlge 26.00 lge 24.00      
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 28.00-30.00 few 
32.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 4x5s 28.00-30.00 few 32.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 5x5s  
26.00-28.00 few 30.00 fr qual 23.00-24.00 5x6s 26.00-28.00 few 29.00 fr qual   
20.00-22.00 Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 28.00-30.00 fr qual        
24.00-25.00 4x5s 26.00-28.00 fr qual 23.00-24.00 5x5s 24.00-26.00 fr qual      
20.00-21.00 5x6s 22.00-24.00 fr qual 20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb   
flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 14.00 cartons 8 1-lb containers  
with lids MX Baja District Vine Ripe - Campari Type 19.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE     
flats 1 layer CA Vine Ripes red 35s 16.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine 
Ripes red 4-5 count 16.00                                                      
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX Baja District light red-red 18.00-20.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX     
light red-red 16.00-17.00 flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja District Pear 
Type red 30.00 cartons 12 10.5-oz containers with lids MX Baja District        
Heirloom Varieties med 12.50                                                   
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids MX Baja District red 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 flats
15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 24.00 20 lb cartons loose 
MX Baja District red 38.00-40.00                                               
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 few 21.00-22.00 fr qual          
15.00-16.00 lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Baja District Roma light       
red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual          
15.00-16.00 med 16.00-18.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00                                
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags AZ Purple Top med 15.00 CA Central
Coast California Purple Top lge 16.00-18.00 med 16.00-18.00 OR Purple Top lge  
17.00                                                                          
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   5 lb film bags CA Central Coast        
California Alfalfa Sprouts 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages CA Central     
Coast California Alfalfa Sprouts 15.00-16.00 35 lb crates MX Baja District     
Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 12.00-12.50 10 lb cartons Local Repack Jerusalem         
Artichokes 14.00-15.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 25.00 1 layer   
containers CA Central Coast California Radicchio 9s 10.00-12.00 12s 12.00-14.00
Castelfranco 12s 20.00 Treviso 9s 18.00 12s 18.00                              

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med-lge 22.00              
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 38.00 (wrapped 30s) 42.00 
Red Type med (wrapped 30s) 37.00                                               
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00  
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00 sacks 10 5-lb
film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern  
District California med 16.00 jbo 16.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern      
District California Baby Peeled med-lge 21.00                                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 34.00 Red Leaf 24s 34.00        
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 28.00 few 18.00 Plain 60s 28.00    
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 36.00                               

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