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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - San Francisco, CA (2019-03-04)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 4, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 04-MAR-2019                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (650) 552-9195     Fax:  (650) 552-9147                                
                                                                               

SX_FV020                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 AM: Light Rain 48                                              
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thorned green 18s 28.50-30.50 
occasional higher 24s 28.50-30.50 occasional higher 30s 28.50-30.50 occasional 
higher 36s 24.00 occasional lower Thornless green med lse 42.50                
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge
40.00-42.00 occasional higher std 40.00 occasional higher 11 lb cartons bunched
MX Green lge 20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 occasional lower few 24.00 15 lb cartons 
bunched MX Green tips 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00                                 
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  bushel reusable      
plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00-28.00    
occasional lower few 30.00-32.00 30 lb cartons MX Fava 30.00-32.00 fair cond   
20.00 cartons10 1-lb film bags MX Haricot Vert (French Type) 29.00-31.00       
occasional higher few 34.00                                                    
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 17.00-18.00         
occasional lower 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med-lge 11.00-12.00 occasional    
higher Gold Type med-lge 18.00 occasional higher MX Red Type med-lge           
11.00-12.00 occasional higher Chiogga (Striped) sml-med 20.00 occasional higher
Gold Type lge 20.00 occasional lower OR Red Type med-lge 11.00 occasional      
higher Gold Type lge 19.00 occasional higher WA Red Type lge 11.50-12.50       
occasional higher Gold Type med-lge 16.50 occasional higher                    
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 18s 24.50-26.50 occasional    
lower few 28.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00-26.00 occasional higher 20 lb  
cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut 22.00-24.00 occasional higher Short Trim         
28.00-30.00 occasional higher                                                  
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 30.00-32.00         
occasional lower                                                               
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  45 lb cartons CA Round Green Type 18-24s          
20.00-22.00 occasional lower Red Type 18-24s 29.00-30.00 few 34.00-35.00 Savoy 
Type lge 30.00 few 24.00                                                       
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Topped med-lge         
16.50-18.50 mostly 16.50-17.50 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA Topped med 18.50     
occasional lower 50 lb cartons loose AZ Topped jbo 18.00 occasional higher CA  
Topped jbo 16.50-18.50 mostly 16.50-17.50 few 20.00 25 lb sacks loose AZ Topped
jbo 9.00 occasional higher CA Topped jbo 9.00-10.00 occaaional higher MX Topped
jbo 9.50 occasional higher Mixed Colors med 20.00-22.00 occasional higher ctns 
bchd 24s mixed colors 18.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 17.50-18.50 cartons 30 1-lb 
film bags CA Baby Peeled 24.00-25.00 occasional lower containers 40 1-lb film  
bags CA Baby Peeled 28.00-30.00 occasional lower                               
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET GREEN HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film       
wrapped AZ/CA White 12s 48.00-50.00 mostly 49.00-50.00 occasional lower few    
55.00 Green 12s 38.00-39.00 occasional lower Romanesco 12s 38.00 occasional    
higher                                                                         
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 2 dz 49.00-51.00 mostly 50.00-51.00     
occasional lower few 50.00                                                     
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS BI-COLOR VERY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER.  cartons MX Yellow 
4 dz min 30.00 occasional higher White 4 dz min 33.00-35.00 mostly 33.00       
occasional lower Bi-Color 4 dz min 30.00 occasional lower                      
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 26.00 occasional    
higher fr qual 20.00 occasional higher lge 23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00      
occasional higher few 20.00 bushel plastic containers MX Pickles med           
34.50-36.50 mostly 36.50 occasional lower fair cond 32.00 occasional lower 20  
lb cartons MX Persian 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 occasional lower fair cond 22.00
ord cond 10.00-12.00 WAXED 22-24 lb cartons MX 36s 13.50-15.50 mostly          
13.50-14.50 occasional higher GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless 
med 12s 10.00 occasional higher lge 12s 11.00-12.00 occasional higher 16s      
10.00-12.00 occasional higher                                                  
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET 18S AND 24S LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons   
wrapped MX 18s 14.50-16.50 occasional lower 24s 12.50-14.50 occasional higher  
30 lb cartons MX Chinese med 21.00-22.00 occasional higher Thai med 28.00      
occasional higher 25 lb cartons MX Indian lge 24.00-26.00 occasional higher    
---ENDIVE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons CA 24s 23.50-24.50 occasional higher
10 lb cartons CA Witloof 21.00-22.00 occasional higher 8 lb cartons CA Witloof 
Red Type 42.50-52.50 occasional lower                                          
---ESCAROLE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons AZ/CA 24s 28.00-30.00 mostly      
29.00-30.00 occasional higher                                                  
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 75.00-77.00       
occasional higher col 72.00 few 75.00 netted 5s 68.00 occasional lower CQ      
Purple netted 5s 45.00-46.00 occasional higher cartons 6 5-lb film bags CQ     
Peeled 66.00-68.00 occasional lower                                            
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 24.00-26.00      
occasional lower 12s 18.00 occasional lower Kale 24s 25.00-27.00 mostly 25.00  
occasional higher 12s 19.00-20.00 occasional lower Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 28.00 
occasional higher Mustard Curly 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.50-19.50 occasional  
lower 12s 12.00 occasional higher Flat 24s 20.00 occasional lower Swiss Chard  
green 24s 22.00 occasional lower 12s 13.50-14.50 occasional lower Mixed Colors 
24s 22.00-23.00 12s 13.50-14.50 occasional higher Red 24s 22.00 occasional     
lower 12s 13.00 occasional higher Turnip Tops 24s 18.50 occasional higher      
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 40.00-42.00 occasional higher Dandelion 12s        
14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 occasional higher Kohlrabi 12s 20.50-21.50 occasional 
lower cartons loose AZ/CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 27.50-29.50 occasional higher   
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 32.00-34.00       
occasional higher flm lined 24s 37.00-39.00 occasional higher 24s flmwrpd      
39.00-41.00 mostly 39.50-40.50 occasional higher                               
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET BOSTON HIGHER; GREEN AND RED LEAF ABOUT STEADY.      
cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 30.00-32.00 occasional lower Green Leaf 24s           
27.00-29.00 mostly 27.00 occasional lower few 31.00 Red Leaf 24s 27.00-29.00   
mostly 27.00 occasional lower few 31.00 flats 1 layer CA Frisee 24s 21.50 12s  
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.00-7.00 mostly   
6.50 10 lb cartons film lined CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 18.50 1 lb film   
bags CA Mache 14.00-15.00                                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film lined AZ/CA 24s        
28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 few 24.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages   
AZ/CA Hearts 19.00-21.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 occasional lower                   
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA White lge 22.00-23.00 med      
19.00-20.00 sml 19.00-20.00 Brown med 24.00-25.00 few 26.00 CD British Columbia
White lge 22.00-23.00 med 19.00-20.00 sml 19.00-20.00 Brown med 24.00-25.00 5  
lb cartons CA Shiitake jbo 32.50 lge 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 med 27.50 Oyster 
lge 22.50-25.00 Portobella lge 16.00 few higher sml 15.00-16.00 CD British     
Columbia Portobella lge 15.00-16.00 CQ Shiitake med 25.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays
film wrapped CA White 16.00-16.50 Brown 16.50-17.50 CD British Columbia White  
16.00-16.50 Brown 16.50-17.50 cartons 36 3-1/2 oz film bags per pkg SK Enoki   
.65-.75 flats per lb CA AIR Porcini 30.00 FR AIR Chanterelle Black 17.50 WA AIR
Chanterelle 10.50-11.00 cartons 10 6-oz trays film wrapped CQ Shiitake         
22.00-23.00 5 kg containers CQ King Oyster 28.00                               
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 28.00-30.00 few 26.00  
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LEEKS HIGHER; ICED LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  cartons     
bunched MX 48s med 23.00-25.00 occasional lower crates bunched MX 24s bulb type
11.00-12.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00-21.00    
occasional lower few 22.50                                                     
---PARSLEY:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly  
60s 18.50-20.50 mostly 19.00 occasional lower few 21.50 Plain 60s 18.50-20.50  
mostly 19.00 occasional lower few 21.50                                        
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags OR med 26.00-28.00 mostly 
26.50-27.50 occasional higher                                                  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA English 38.00          
occasional lower 10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 16.00 occasional higher  
MX Snow Peas Decalyxed 18.00-20.00 occasional higher CA Sugar Snap Peas        
Stringless/Decalyxed 24.00 occasional lower GU Sugar Snap Peas                 
Stringless/Decalyxed 18.00-19.00 occasional lower                              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET BCTNS HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel      
cartons MX Green exlge 34.00-36.00 occasional lower few 24.00 med 24.00        
occasional higher Red irreg sz fr qual 36.00 occasional higher 1 1/9 bushel    
cartons place pack MX Green jbo 36.50 occasional lower 15 lb cartons MX Red    
exlge 23.00 occasional lower GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 20.00  
occasional higher Yellow exlge 27.00 occasional higher Orange exlge 27.00      
occasional higher                                                              
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Anaheim 18.00-20.00
mostly 19.00-20.00 occasional higher Jalapeno lge 24.00-28.00 mostly           
24.00-26.00 few 32.00 Poblano 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 occasional lower  
Serrano 40.00-42.00 occasional higher Yellow Chile 35.00-37.00 mostly          
35.00-36.00 occasional lower 10 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX        
Habanero orange 25.00-27.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occasional higher 30 lb cartons 
MX Thai Chili Hots green 65.00-67.00 occasional higher                         
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags topped AZ Red 30.00-32.00 mostly 
30.00 occasional lower MX Red 25.50-26.50 occasional lower cartons bunched AZ  
Red 24s 19.00-20.00 occasional higher MX Red 24s 18.50-19.50 occasional higher 
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons WA 55.00          
occasional lower                                                               
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS OR LIGHT; CA VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags CA med 24.00
occasional higher OR med 22.00-23.00 occasional lower                          
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 16.00-18.00        
occasional higher with root 18.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat Baby Type 
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.50-15.50 occas higher cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA    
Flat Baby Type 14.00-15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-11.00          
occasional higher                                                              
---SQUASH:  MARKET GREEN, YELLOW, AND GREY HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  4/7 bushel  
cartons MX Zucchini sml 22.00-23.00 mostly 23.00 occasional lower few          
16.00-16.50 sml-med 18.50 occasional lower med 17.50 occasional lower Yellow   
Straightneck sml 28.50 occasional higher few 20.00 sml-med 15.50 occasional    
higher Grey sml 26.50-28.50 occasional few 21.00 sml-med 19.00 occasional      
higher bushel cartons MX Acorn lge 24.00-26.00 occasional higher xlge 32.00    
occasional lower Butternut med 18.00 occasional higher lge 24.00 occasional    
lower xlge 20.00-22.00 Kabocha lge 24.00-26.00 occasional lower xlge 20.00     
occasional higher Spaghetti med 24.00 occasional lower lge 21.00 occasional    
higher xlge fr cond 10.00-12.00                                                
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Orange Types   
29.50-31.50 Red Types 29.50 occasional lower Japanese Types 38.00 occasional   
lower No Grade Marks Orange Types med 16.00 occasional lower jbo 16.00         
occasional higher Red Types med 16.00 occasional lower jbo 16.00 occasional    
lower Japanese Types med 32.00 occasional lower jbo 26.00 occasional lower 30  
lb cartons HI U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type 65.00 occasional lower                  
---TOMATOES:  MARKET TWO-LAYER VINE RIPES HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  ADAPTED
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens light red 5x6 sz 14.00-14.50  
mostly 14.00 Vine Ripes light red 5x5 sz 13.50-14.50 occasional lower cartons 2
layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x5s 13.50-14.50 mostly 13.50 occasional higher  
ripe 12.00 5x5s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.50 few 14.50-15.00 5 kg/11 lb flats
on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red sml 12.50-14.50 mostly 12.50-13.50         
occasional lower 10 lb flats MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 18.50-20.50     
occasional lower CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids on 
the vine MX Vine Ripe - Campari Type light red-red sml 26.50-28.50 occasional  
lower GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes light red sml      
12.00-13.00 occasional higher 11 lb flats CA Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties    
23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 occasional higher                               
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt  
baskets MX light red med 14.50-16.50 mostly 14.50-15.50 occasional higher ripe 
13.00 cartons 12 10.5-oz containers with lids MX yellow med 12.00              
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12   
1-pt containers with lids MX light red sml-med 9.50-11.50 mostly 9.50-10.00    
occasional lower few 13.00-14.00 flats 15 10.5-oz containers with lids MX light
red med-lge 35.00-37.00 occasional higher yellow med-lge 35.00-37.00 occasional
higher                                                                         
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red exlge 12.50-14.50 mostly 13.50-14.50 occasional higher 
ripe 12.00                                                                     
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   25 lb sacks OR Purple Top med-lge        
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00                                                       
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   35 lb crates MX Cactus Leaf     
(Nopales) 16.50-18.50 mostly 17.50-18.50 occasional lower 1 layer containers CA
Radicchio 9s 17.00 occasional higher 12s 20.00 occasional higher Treviso 12s   
20.00 occasional lower                                                         

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: cartons CA Globe Thorned green 18s 24.00                        
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 40.00 occasional lower Gold Type 12s 
38.00 occasional lower 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med 36.00 occasional lower  
Gold Type med 36.00 occasional lower                                           
---BROCCOLI: cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 40.00 occasional lower Baby Hybrid Type    
bchd 18s 47.00 occasional lower                                                
---CABBAGE: 45 lb cartons CA Round Green Type 18-24s 40.00 occasional lower Red
Type 18-24s 42.00 occasional higher                                            
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Topped med-lge 36.00 occasional higher  
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Topped med-lge 40.00 occasional lower 50 lb cartons 
CA Topped med-lge 36.00 occasional higher 25 lb sacks loose CA Topped jbo 28.00
occasional higher cartons bunched CA 24s 40.00 occasional lower cartons 24 1-lb
film bags CA Baby Peeled 36.00 occasional lower                                
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s 33.00 occasional lower    
---ESCAROLE: cartons CA 12s 14.50                                              
---GARLIC: 30 lb cartons CA White col 125.00 occasional lower                  
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 36.00 occasional higher Kale green
24s 43.00 occasional lower Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 36.00 occasional higher Swiss 
Chard 24s 36.00 occasional lower Mixed Colors 24s 38.00 occasional lower Red   
24s 38.00 occasional lower                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 45.00 occasional lower Green Leaf   
24s 38.00 occasional lower Red Leaf 24s 34.00 occasional lower Red Boston 24s  
45.00 occasional lower flats 1 layer CA Frisee 12s 14.50 3 lb cartons CA       
Mesculin Mix 19.00 occasional lower                                            
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 38.00 occasional lower cartons 12 22-oz  
(3 count) packages AZ/CA Hearts 30.00 occasional higher                        
---MUSHROOMS: 10 lb cartons CA White lge 28.50 Brown med 28.50 5 lb cartons CA 
White jbo 17.50 lge 14.50 sml 16.00 Shiitake med 47.00 fr qual 36.50 Oyster    
29.50-31.50 Portobella 28.50-29.00 Brown med 12.00 cartons 6 6-oz trays film   
wrapped CA White 14.00 Portobella 22.50 Brown 14.50 cartons 8 6-oz trays film  
wrapped CA Oyster 26.50                                                        
---ONIONS GREEN: cartons bunched CA 48s med 54.00 occasional lower 20 lb       
cartons loose CA Leeks med-lge 40.00 occasional lower                          
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Plain 30s 38.00 occasional lower             
---PEAS GREEN: 30 lb containers MX English 40.00-42.00 occasional higher       
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green lge 32.00 occasional      
higher occasional lower GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 24.00       
occasional lower Orange exlge 24.00 occasional lower                           
---PEPPERS, OTHER: flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX Padron 33.00          
occasional higher Shishito 33.00 occasional higher                             
---SPINACH: cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 27.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA  
Flat Baby Type 10.50-12.50 occasional higher 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type    
14.50                                                                          
---SQUASH: bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 34.00 occasional lower Kabocha lge  
40.00 occasional lower Spaghetti lge 34.00 occasional lower 22 lb cartons MX   
Zucchini sml-med 18.00 occasional higher                                       
---SWEET POTATOES: 40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 49.50-51.50        
occasional lower Red Types 45.00 occasional higher Japanese Types 49.00        
occasional lower                                                               
---TOMATOES: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s  
30.00 occasional lower 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red    
sml-med 29.00-30.00 occasional lower                                           
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: flats 12 1-pt baskets CA Heirloom Varieties 37.00-39.00   
occasional lower ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light red 
sml-med 32.00 occasional lower                                                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
MX light red sml-med 30.00-32.00 occasional lower                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light  
red exlge 28.00 occasional higher                                              

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