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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2019-02-12)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - February 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 12-FEB-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. CLEAR 42                                                  
Yesterday's high  61                                                           
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Central Coast California Globe    
Thorned green 12s 21.00 18s 20.00 24s 20.00 30s 14.00 Thornless green med lse  
36.00                                                                          
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 19.00-20.00   
lge 19.00-20.00 std 19.00-20.00 PE Green lge 20.00 std 20.00 White lge         
28.00-32.00                                                                    
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 30.00  
Haricot Vert (French Type) 23.00 Italian Type 23.00 Wax Type Purple 25.00      
Yellow 35.00 15 lb cartons MX Baja District Italian Type 30.00-32.00 28 lb     
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Baja District Fava 36.00-38.00 30 lb      
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 18.00-20.00   
few 24.00-25.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00                                            
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type
12s 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 Chiogga (Striped) 24s 18.00 one label 25.00 (Baby    
Type) MX Baja District Red Type 12s 12.00-13.00 25 lb film bags CA Central     
Coast California Red Type med-lge 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 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 13.00-14.00 fr qual       
holdovers 10.50-11.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.00-25.00 20 lb cartons loose
AZ/CA Crown Cut 15.00-16.00 fr qual holdovers 12.50-13.50 CA Central Coast     
California Crown Cut 14.00-15.00 fr qual holdovers 11.50-12.50                 
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo fr appear 12.00 sml fr appear 20.00 MX Baja District jbo 36.00  
sml 40.00                                                                      
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN HIGHER, RED LOWER.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green  
Type med 18.00-20.00 Red Type med 26.00-28.00 45 lb cartons AZ/CA Savoy Type   
med-lge 21.00-22.00                                                            
---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          
28.00-30.00 fr qual holdovers 20.00-22.00 16s 28.00-30.00 fr qual holdovers    
20.00-22.00 Romanesco 12s 35.00 16s 35.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA 2 dz 43.00-45.00 holdovers           
38.00-40.00 2 1/2 dz 43.00-45.00 holdovers 38.00-40.00                         
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET HIGHER.  cartons MX Yellow 4 dz         
Offerings insufficient to quote. White 4 dz 26.00-28.00                        
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET PERSIAN TYPE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons 
MX med 20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 ord qual 15.00-16.00 poorer quality and 
condition 12.00-13.00 lge 21.00-22.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Baja District med    
20.00-22.00 ord qual 14.00-15.00 lge fr qual 14.00-15.00 cartons MX Baja       
District 36s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 150-200s 
26.00-28.00 200-300s 30.00-32.00 300-400s 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film  
wrapped CA Long Seedless 12s 14.00-15.00 MX Long Seedless 16s 27.00-28.00 22 lb
cartons MX Persian sml-med 13.00-14.00 sml 17.00-18.00 Baja District Persian   
sml-med 13.00-14.00 sml 17.00-18.00                                            
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 18.00-20.00 fr qual
14.00-15.00 24s 17.00-18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese       
med-lge 15.00-16.00 Italian med-lge 18.00-20.00 sml-med 28.00-30.00 Japanese   
med-lge 60.00 Thai med-lge Offerings insufficient to quote. Indian med         
33.00-37.00                                                                    
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 18.00-19.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00  
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 26.00-28.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California col 63.00
jbo 45.00 CQ BOAT White netted 5s 36.00-40.00 PE BOAT Purple 60mm/6.0cm        
40.00-45.00 SP BOAT White super col 66.00 few low as 55.00 10 lb cartons CA    
Central Coast California elephant 42.00                                        
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 23.00-25.00 Kale 
green 24s 24.00-26.00 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                                      
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 12.00-12.50 fr qual     
10.00-10.50 flm lined 24s 14.00-15.00 24s flmwrpd 14.00-15.00                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 16.00-17.00 occas  
18.00 fr qual 14.00-14.50 Green Leaf 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Red   
Leaf 24s 14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 12.00-13.00 fr    
qual 10.00-10.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 12.00-13.00 fr qual  
10.00-10.50 cartons film lined AZ/CA Hearts 48s 21.00-22.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00
---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:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California  
48s med 24.00-26.00 48s sml 18.00-20.00 MX Baja District 48s med 24.00-26.00   
48s sml 18.00-20.00 Bulb Type 24s 6.50-7.50 CA Central Coast California Leeks  
med 17.00-18.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 16.00-18.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg         
containers NL AIR Leeks 32.50                                                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 12.00-13.00 few   
15.00-16.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Plain 60s 12.00-13.00 few 15.00-16.00 fr qual  
10.00-10.50                                                                    
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CA Central Coast California
22.00-24.00 MX Baja District 22.00-24.00                                       
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Baja District English
35.00 10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 20.00-21.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed  
20.00-22.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 17.00-18.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas        
Decalyxed 17.00-19.00                                                          
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 38.00
(marked 30 lbs)                                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green exlge    
24.00-26.00 few 28.00 lge 22.00-24.00 few 25.00 med 20.00-22.00 irreg sz       
18.00-20.00 fr qual 14.00-16.00 Red lge 16.00-18.00 irreg sz 12.00-14.00 fr    
qual 8.00-10.00 Yellow irreg sz 22.00-24.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 15 lb cartons  
MX Red exlge 15.00-16.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 28.00-30.00   
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 10.00-11.00 lge 7.00-8.00 Yellow
exlge-lge 12.00-13.00 lge 9.00-10.00 Orange exlge-lge 9.00-10.00 lge 7.00-8.00 
---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 .50-.60 Serrano 1.50-1.60
Yellow Chile 1.00-1.10 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles 36.00 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 13.00-14.00 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 MX 
Baja District Red 48s 15.00-16.00 fr appear 12.00-13.00                        
---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 14.00-15.00 fr qual
12.00-12.50 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA 12.00-13.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb    
film bags AZ/CA 22.00-24.00                                                    
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml           
11.00-12.00 few 13.00-14.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 sml-med 11.00-12.00 few 13.00 fr 
qual 9.00-9.50 med 10.00-11.00 few 12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 Yellow Straightneck 
sml 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 sml-med 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr 
qual 12.00-12.50 med 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Grey sml 14.00-15.00 fr   
qual 11.00-12.00 sml-med 14.00-15.00 fr qual 11.00-12.00 med 13.00-14.00 fr    
qual 10.00-11.00 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 ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Mature Greens light 
red 5x6 sz 12.00 6x6 sz 12.00 flats 2 layer Local Repack Mature Greens light   
red 4x4s 13.00-14.00 4x5s 13.00-14.00 5x5s 13.00-14.00 5x6s 14.00-15.00 OPEN   
FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens light red xlge 12.00 lge 12.00      
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 10.00-13.00 4x5s
10.00-13.00 5x5s 10.00-12.00 5x6s 10.00-12.00 Baja District Vine Ripes light   
red 4x4s 10.00-12.00 4x5s 10.00-12.00 5x5s 10.00-11.00 5x6s 10.00-11.00        
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count
13.00-14.00 cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids MX Baja District Vine Ripe -   
Campari Type 20.00-22.00                                                       
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX Baja District light red-red 16.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light     
red-red 14.00-15.00 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 10.00-11.00 fr qual 8.00-9.00 flats  
15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 24.00 20 lb cartons loose 
MX Baja District red 15.00-16.00                                               
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 lge 11.00-12.00 Baja District    
Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 lge 11.00-12.00 med 10.00-11.00           
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags AZ Purple Top med 17.00-18.00 CA  
Central Coast California Purple Top lge 17.00-18.00 med 16.00-18.00            
---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 15.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 25.00 1 layer         
containers CA Central Coast California Radicchio 9s 11.00-12.00 12s 13.00-14.00
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              
---BROCCOLI: cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 12.50-14.00                                
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 38.00 (wrapped 30s) 42.00 
Red Type med 28.00 (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 14.00-16.00 jbo 13.00-16.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags  
CA Kern District California Baby Peeled med-lge 26.00                          
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 12s     
20.00                                                                          
---CUCUMBERS: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med ord qual 20.00 cartons MX Baja       
District 36s 20.00                                                             
---EGGPLANT: bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s fr qual 12.00                       
---GARLIC: 30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California super jbo 45.00           
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Kale green 24s 32.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s    
28.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 34.00 Red Leaf 24s 34.00        
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 8.00 cartons film 
lined AZ/CA Hearts 48s 16.00                                                   
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 28.00 Plain 60s 28.00              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green irreg sz fr qual 13.00    
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red lge 10.00 Yellow exlge 10.00-13.00        
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 36.00                               
---SQUASH: 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 10.00 sml-med 10.00 med    
10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 10.00 bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 18.00-22.00
Spaghetti lge 18.00 1 1/9 bushel crates MX Zucchini Green med-lge 10.00        
---TOMATOES: CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes 
red 4-5 count 17.00                                                            
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light  
red-red lge 10.00                                                              

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