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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2019-02-21)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - February 21, 2019

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 21-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 44                                                  
Yesterday's high  57  
24 Hour rain fall total: 0.08                                                         
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast       
California Globe Thorned green 12s 20.00 18s 20.00 24s 20.00 Thornless green   
med lse 36.00                                                                  
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 17.00-18.00  
exlge few 22.00 lge 17.00-18.00 std 16.00-18.00 PE Green lge Offerings         
insufficient to quote White lge 28.00-32.00 15 lb cartons bunched MX Green Tips
lge 17.00-18.00                                                                
---BEANS:  MARKET FAVA LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Baja      
District Dragon Tongue 30.00 Haricot Vert (French Type) 20.00 Italian Type     
23.00 Wax Type Purple 25.00 Yellow 30.00 15 lb cartons MX Baja District Italian
Type 30.00-32.00 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Baja District Fava 
18.00-20.00 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 HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr  
qual 13.00-13.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.00-25.00 20 lb cartons loose     
AZ/CA Crown Cut 17.00-18.00 few 20.00-21.00 fr qual 15.00-15.50 CA Central     
Coast California Crown Cut 16.00-18.00 fr qual 13.50-14.50                     
---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 STEADY.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med          
18.00-20.00 Red Type med 28.00-30.00 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 STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s          
40.00-42.00 few 44.00 fr qual 36.00-38.00 16s 38.00-40.00 fr qual 32.00-34.00  
Romanesco 12s 35.00 16s 35.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s 38.00-40.00
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 2 dz 43.00-45.00 few           
46.00-48.00 holdovers 38.00-40.00 2 1/2 dz 44.00-46.00 holdovers 39.00-41.00 MX
2 1/2 dz 38.00                                                                 
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons MX Yellow 4 dz Offerings        
insufficient to quote. White 4 dz 29.00-32.00                                  
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 17.00-18.00 fr qual 
15.00-16.00 ord qual 14.00-15.00 poorer quality and condition 10.00-12.00 lge  
17.00-18.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Baja District med 18.00-20.00 ord qual         
12.00-13.00 lge fr qual 13.00-14.00 cartons MX Baja District 36s 10.00-11.00 fr
qual 8.00-8.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 150-200s 22.00 200-300s 26.00 300-400s 
26.00 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 12.00-13.00 sml      
15.00-16.00 Baja District Persian sml-med 12.00-13.00 sml 15.00-16.00          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 14.00-15.00  
few 17.00-18.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 24s 13.00-14.00 few 16.00-17.00 fr qual    
8.50-10.50 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 15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50  
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 24.00-26.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California super col
66.00 col 63.00 super jbo 60.00 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 SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s         
21.00-23.00 Kale green 24s 26.00-28.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Kale, 
Multicolor 24s 24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s 18.00-20.00 Flat 24s 18.00-20.00  
Swiss Chard 12s 13.00-14.00 red 12s 13.00-14.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s    
36.00 Dandelion green 12s 15.00-16.00 red 12s 15.00-16.00                      
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 19.50-20.50 fr qual     
holdovers 16.50-17.50 flm lined 24s 20.00-21.00 24s flmwrpd 20.00-21.00        
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 22.00-24.00 fr qual
holdovers 17.00-18.00 Green Leaf 24s 20.00-21.00 fr qual holdovers 17.00-18.00 
Red Leaf 24s 20.00-21.00 fr qual holdovers 17.00-18.00 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 CARTON 24S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, HEARTS STEADY.  cartons
AZ/CA 24s 17.00-18.00 fr qual holdovers 15.00-15.50 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 5 kg containers per lb CQ King Oyster 2.00
---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 22.00-24.00 48s sml 16.00-18.00 MX Baja District 48s med 22.00-24.00   
48s sml 16.00-18.00 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 RED HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons
MX Green exlge 16.00-18.00 lge 14.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 irreg sz 10.00-12.00
fr qual 8.00-8.50 Red lge 22.00-23.00 irreg sz 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 
Yellow irreg sz 28.00-30.00 fr qual 22.00-24.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge     
17.00-18.00 few 20.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 20.00 GREENHOUSE 
5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 12.00-13.00 lge 8.00-10.00 Yellow exlge-lge
13.00-14.00 lge 10.00-11.00 Orange exlge-lge 10.00-12.00 lge 8.00-10.00        
---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 HIGHER.  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 18.00-20.00 MX Baja District Red 18.00-20.00 cartons bunched CA Central    
Coast California Red 48s 16.00-18.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 16.00-18.00 fr   
appear 13.00-14.00                                                             
---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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 15.00-16.00  
fr qual 13.00-14.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA 12.00-12.50 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           
10.00-11.00 few 12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 sml-med 10.00-11.00 few 12.00 fr qual  
8.00-8.50 med 9.00-10.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 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 lge 22.00-24.00 Butternut lge    
17.00-18.00 fr appear 12.00-14.00 Kabocha sml-med 14.00-16.00 lge 14.00        
Spaghetti med-lge 12.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 22 lb cartons MX Baja        
District Grey sml 8.00-10.00 sml-med 8.00-10.00 med 7.00-8.00                  
---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 Mature Greens light red   
5x6 sz 12.00 6x6 sz 13.00 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 12.00-13.00      
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 11.00-12.00 4x5s
11.00-12.00 5x5s 12.00-13.00 5x6s 12.00-13.00 occas 14.00 Baja District Vine   
Ripes light red 4x4s 10.00-12.00 4x5s 10.00-12.00 5x5s 11.00-12.00 5x6s        
12.00-13.00 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 light red-red 13.00-14.00 Baja District light red-red 15.00-16.00 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     
Offerings insufficient to quote.                                               
---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 90.00           
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Kale green 24s 26.00-28.00 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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