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USDA - AMS: National Shipping Point Trends Report - Vegetables (2019-01-29)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - January 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC 29-JANUARY-2019   
TRENDS - VEGETABLES
WA_FV154

Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                               
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.


Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the 
weeks ending January 12, 19, and 26, 2019 in that order in thousand 
hundredweight (cwt) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for 
the period January 27-February 09, 2019. Prices are for Monday, 
January 28, 2019 compared to Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Unless otherwise 
stated, sales are F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis (including Delivered Sales, 
F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis) or port of entry and extra services are included. 
Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of 
generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include 
promotional allowances or other incentives. No consideration is given to 
after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated. Brokerage fees paid by shipper 
are included in the price reported.


    VEGETABLES
---ARTICHOKES
   SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA---Shipments 10-9-12, Crossings 1-2-2---
Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices 12s lower, 
24s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons Globe green 12s 
mostly 14.55-18.65, 18s mostly 19.55-21.55, 24s mostly 20.55-22.65, 30s 
mostly 20.55-22.55; ORGANIC 12-30s 28.55. Quality variable.
---ASPARAGUS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO, CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA-
--CROSSINGS 6-22-51---Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly 
slow. Prices lower. 11 pound cartons/crates bunched green small 14.75-
15.75, standard mostly 22.75-24.75, large mostly 22.75-34.75, jumbo 
28.75-31.75. Extra services included.
    PERU---Imports 28-13*-9---Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to 
remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA.  Trading moderate. 
Prices lower.  11 pounds cartons bunched Green Jumbo open market supply in 
too few hands to quote, Extra Large open market supply in too few hands to 
quote, Large 24.75-26.75, Standard 24.75-26.75, Small 20.00-22.00. 11 pounds 
cartons bunched White Standard 23.00-24.00, Large 23.00-24.00. Quality 
variable.  *revised.   
---BEANS
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 45-39-38---Movement expected to 
remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Includes 
palletizing and precooling. Bushel cartons/crates Round Green Type 
Handpicked mostly 24.35, Machine Picked mostly 20.35-20.85. Quality 
generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 24-26-26---
Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 30 
pound cartons Round Green type Handpicked 14.00-16.00. Quality generally 
good.
    CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 6*-13*-16---Imports via boat from 
Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 5 pounds cartons Haricot Vert 
French Type) mostly 13.00-14.00. Quality variable.  *revised.     
---BEETS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA---
Crossings 3-6-8---Movement expected about the same. Trading active. 
Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 12s Red type mostly 10.95-
13.00; ORGANIC Red type mostly 18.45-22.85, Gold Type 13.50-22.85. 
Quality generally good.
---BROCCOLI
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 164-165-114---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices 
slightly lower. 20 pound cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim mostly 7.00-
8.00. Quality variable.
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 57-50-64---Movement expected about the 
same. Trading early very slow, late slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 
bunched 14s mostly 7.35-8.65, 18s mostly 7.85-9.15; 20 pound cartons 
loose Crown Cut mostly 8.15-9.65, Short Trim mostly 9.55-10.65; ORGANIC 
bunched 14s 10.45-13.50; 20 pound cartons loose Crown Cut 12.45-14.45. 
Quality generally good.
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 29-
31-32---Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices early 
lower, late much lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly 7.50-8.50; 20 pound 
cartons loose Crown Cut mostly 8.00-9.00, Short Trim mostly 9.00-10.00. 
ORGANIC cartons bunched 14s 17.95. Quality generally good.
   SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 20-23-30---Movement expected about 
the same. Trading bunched slow, Crown Cut moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 
bunched 14s mostly 7.00-7.85, 18s mostly 7.50-8.35; 20 pound cartons 
loose Crown Cut mostly 6.75-8.00, Short Trim 9.00-10.00. Quality 
generally good.     
   EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA---Shipments 3-2-0---Movement expected to 
continue decreasing as most shippers are finished for the season.  
Currently, no F.O.B. is being issued.  LAST REPORT.
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS
   SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 10-18-28, Shipments 11-10-14-
--Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly 
active. Prices generally unchanged. 25 pound cartons medium mostly 30.75-
32.95. Quality generally good.
---CABBAGE
   NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 90-91-77---Movement 
expected to increase. Trading Savoy active, others very active. Prices 
Savoy generally unchanged, others higher. Precooling included. 50 pound 
cartons Round Green type medium 20.00, large 16.00. Red type medium mostly 
28.00-30.00, Savoy 1 3/4 bushel crates & 40 pound cartons medium mostly 
18.00. Quality generally good.
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Shipments AZ 37-28-32, CA 4-5-4, Crossings 7-9-10---
Movement expected about the same. Trading Green slow, Red fairly slow. 
Prices lower. 50 pound cartons medium Round Green type mostly 13.00-
16.50, Red type mostly 18.00-20.50. Quality generally good.
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 30-28*-27---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. 
Prices lower. 50 pound cartons Round Green type medium mostly 15.00-
17.00, Red type medium mostly 28.00-28.50. Quality variable. Most present 
shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. *revised
   WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK---Shipments 32-28-26---Movement 
expected to remain about the same. Trading active for fairly light 
supplies. Prices sacks lower, bulk unchanged. 50 pound sacks Round 
Green type large mostly 14.00-15.00, bulk large cents per pound .25-
.28. Most movement on pre-season contract. Prices represent few new 
sales. Quality and size variable.    
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 12-9-12---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading Green slow, Red moderate. Prices Green much 
lower, Red lower. 50 pound cartons medium Round Green type mostly 12.00-
12.95, Red type 24.95. Quality generally good.   
   SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT, TEXAS---Shipments 5-7-6---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. 
Prices slightly lower. 50 pound cartons Round Green type medium 16.00-
18.00, Red type medium 24.00-27.00. Quality variable.
   SOUTH GEORGIA---Shipments 16-11-3---Movement expected 
to decrease as most shippers are finished for the season. 
Very light shipments expected with current supplies 
insufficient to establish market. LAST REPORT.
---CARROTS
   KERN DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 202-203-200---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices 
slightly lower. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large 14.00-15.85, 
50 pound sacks loose jumbo mostly 14.00-17.00, 25 pound sacks loose jumbo 
mostly 7.00-8.50, carton 30 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled 18.00-20.00. 
ORGANIC film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound and 10 5-
pound 18.00-20.00; cartons Baby Peeled 24 1-pound and 12 2-pound film 
bags mostly 19.50-20.00. Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 42-41-51---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. 
Prices lower. 50 pound sacks loose jumbo mostly 8.00-8.50. Quality variable. 
   SOUTH GEORGIA---Shipments 0-0-5---Movement expected to 
increase as more shippers begin to harvest. Current 
supplies insufficient to establish market. Expected 
F.O.B. to be issued on Monday, February 4, 2019. (Price 
according to industry sources: Film bags med-large 48-1 
pound, 24-2 pound and 10-5 pound 15.00-16.00; 50-pound 
cartons loose jumbo 12.00-14.00 few 17.00). FIRST REPORT.
---CAULIFLOWER
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 39-49-72---Movement expected about the 
same. Trading fairly slow. Prices much lower. Available supplies 9s 
fairly light. Cartons film wrapped White 9-12s mostly 9.15-10.65, 16s 
mostly 8.45-9.75; ORGANIC White 12s 20.50-24.45. Quality generally good.
   SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 35-38-37---Movement expected about 
the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons film 
wrapped White 12s mostly 9.00-10.50. Quality generally good.
   IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 15-33-27---
Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading slow. Prices much lower. 
Cartons filmed wrapped White 12s mostly 8.65-10.65; ORGANIC 12s 20.85-
20.95. Quality generally good.
---CELERY
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 193-159-153---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 
2-2 1/2 dozen mostly 33.45-34.95, 3 dozen mostly 33.45-34.85, 4 dozen 
mostly 34.85-35.50; Hearts film bags 18s mostly 32.95-34.45. ORGANIC 2-2 
1/2 dozen 38.85-55.66. Quality generally good.
   COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments AZ 65-74-
90, CA 23-21-22---Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading 
active. Prices Hearts generally unchanged, others slightly higher. 
Cartons 2-3 dozen mostly 33.45-34.50; Hearts film bags 18s mostly 32.55-
34.50, ORGANIC 2-2 1/2 dozen 44.45-52.95; Hearts filmbags 18s 45.50-
50.66. Quality generally good.
   IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN 
CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 37-40-41, Shipments 0-3-12---
Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading 3 dozen fairly active at 
slightly lower prices, others fairly active. Prices 3 dozen slightly 
lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2-2 1/2 dozen mostly 32.00-
35.45, 3 dozen mostly 30.45-35.45; ORGANIC 2 1/2 dozen 45.95-50.65. 
Quality generally good.
---CHINESE CABBAGE
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 5-4-8, Shipments AZ 2-2-2, CA 1-1-0**---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 
Nappa 30 pound cartons 16.45-18.55. Quality generally good. **less than 
50,000 pounds
---CORN
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 104-102-78---Movement expected to 
increase. Trading very active for fairly light supplies. Prices higher. 
Includes palletizing and precooling. Wire bound crates Yellow 4-4 1/2 
dozen 18.95-20.95. White 4-4 1/2 dozen 18.95-20.95, Bi- Color 4- 4 1/2 
dozen 18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 32-50-54---
Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies fairly light. Trading 
fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 4-
4 1/2 dozen Yellow mostly 14.00, White mostly 14.95, Bi-color mostly 
12.95-14.95. Quality variable.
---CUCUMBERS
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 289-289-278---
Movement expected about the same. Trading Persian active, others 
moderate. Prices large higher, Persian slightly higher, Long Seedless 
lower, Pickles generally unchanged, others much lower. 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons medium mostly 10.95-12.95, fair quality mostly 8.95-10.95, 
ordinary quality 5.95-6.95; small 6.95-7.95, large (supplies light) 
mostly 14.95. Cartons 24s 4.95-6.95, 36s mostly 5.95-7.95. Pickles 
bushel and 40-45 pound plastic container 200-300s and 300-400s 20.95-22.95, 
150-200s 16.95-18.95. GREENHOUSE Long Seedless cartons film wrapped 12s medium 
mostly 9.95-10.95, small 8.95-10.95; cartons irregular size fair quality mostly 
14.95. Persian 22 pound cartons small and small-medium mostly 28.95, 
medium 20.95-22.95. Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 87-126-142---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. Available 
supplies very light. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium mostly 10.95-12.95, fair 
quality mostly 8.95-10.95; large 11.95-13.95. Quality variable. Most 
present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments. 
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 38*-36*-33---Imports via boat from 
Honduras.  Movement expected to remain about the same.  PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA.  Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium 12.00, 
fair quality 6.00-8.00, large 6.00-8.00, cartons 24s 6.00-8.00.  Quality 
good.  *revised.
---EGGPLANT
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 37-45-49---
Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late 
moderate. Prices slightly lower. 1 bushel, 1 1/9 bushel and 1 1/6 bushel 
cartons wrapped 18s and 24s mostly 14.95-16.95. Quality variable.
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 15-16-9---Movement expected to 
remain about the same. Trading medium moderate. Prices medium slightly 
lower, fair quality generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and 
precooling. Medium are wrapped. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium mostly 20.35-
22.35, fair quality mostly 16.35. Quality generally good.
---ENDIVE-ESCAROLE
   SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 8-7-7---(Endive 3-3-3, Escarole 5-4-4)---
Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate for light 
supplies. Prices generally unchanged. Precooling included. Endive 1 1/9 
bushel cartons/crates 18s (include some 14s and 16s) 14.95.  Carton 24s 
16.95. Escarole 1 1/9 bushel cartons/ crates 18s (include some 14s and 
16s) 14.95. Carton 24s 16.95. Quality generally good.
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Shipments ENDIVE AZ 1-1-0**, CA Light---Movement of Endive 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices 
generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly 14.00-16.55. Quality generally 
good. **less than 50,000 pounds
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Shipments ESCAROLE AZ 1-1-1, CA Light---Movement of 
Escarole expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. 
Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly 23.45-26.55. Quality generally good.
---GREENS
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 11-13-14, Shipments AZ 10-9-8, CA 1-1-1---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly 
active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly 
24.35-26.65; ORGANIC green 22.45-38.50, red 14.45-20.95, Lacinato 
(Tuscan) 14.45-22.95. Quality generally good.
   SOUTH GEORGIA---Shipments 20-17-11---Movement expected 
to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Kale 
higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s 
Collards 16.00-18.00, Kale 20.00-22.00, Mustard and 
Turnip Tops 12.00-14.00 few high as 18.00. Quality 
generally good.
   LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA---Shipments 06-09-05---Movement
expected to increase.  Trading light.  Prices Tuesday, January 29, 
2019 compared to Tuesday, January 22, 2019 unchanged.  Cartons bunched 
Kale 24s 18.00.  Cartons loose Turnip Tops 18.00 and Mustards 18.00. 
Various containers bunched Collard 6s Supplies insufficient too quote.  
Various containers loose Collard Supplies insufficient too quote.
Quality good.
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 4-2-4---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Lacinato slightly higher, green 
slightly lower. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green 22.95-24.00, Lacinato 
(Tuscan) 15.95-19.00. Quality generally good.
   EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA---Shipments 2*-2*-1---Movement expected to 
remain very light due to unseasonably cold temperatures.  Currently, no 
F.O.B. is being issued.  *revised.
---LETTUCE, ICEBERG
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 487-352-374---Movement expected about the 
same. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 
24s film lined mostly 7.35-8.56, 24s filmwrapped mostly 8.35-9.56, 30s 
filmwrapped (supply fairly light) mostly 8.45-8.95. ORGANIC 24s 
filmwrapped 18.45-22.45, 12s filmwrapped 12.50-14.45. Quality variable.
   IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 60-60-48---
Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices much lower. 
Cartons 24s film lined mostly 8.00-9.25, 24s filmwrapped mostly 9.00-
10.25. Quality generally good.
---LETTUCE, ROMAINE
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 446-352-351---Movement expected about the 
same. Trading slow. Prices 24s slightly lower, 30s lower. Cartons 24s 
mostly 6.05-7.65; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly 7.05-8.55, 48s film 
lined mostly 8.06-9.65. ORGANIC carton Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly 
11.95-13.95. Quality variable.
   IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 61-58-55---
Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices slightly lower. 
Cartons 24s mostly 7.95-9.95; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly 8.95-
9.95, 48s film lined 9.95-10.95. ORGANIC 24s 24.95. Quality generally 
good.
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 5-5-6---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s 6.95. Quality 
generally good.
---LETTUCE, OTHER
---LETTUCE GREEN LEAF
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 62-61-44---Movement of Green Leaf expected 
about the same. Trading slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly 
10.45-11.55, ORGANIC 36.45-42.45. Quality variable.
   IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 8-8-7---
Movement of Green Leaf expected about the same. Trading early fairly 
slow; late moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 24s mostly 12.95-14.95, 
ORGANIC 24.85. Quality generally good.
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 1-1-1---Movement of Green Leaf 
expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 
Cartons 24s 9.95. Quality variable.
---LETTUCE, RED LEAF
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 10-10-9---Movement of Red Leaf expected 
about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly 10.45-
11.55, ORGANIC 36.45-42.45. Quality variable.
   IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 3-3-2---
Movement of Red Leaf expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices 
generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly 12.95-14.95, ORGANIC 24.85. 
Quality generally good.
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 0-0-1---Movement of Red Leaf 
expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 
Cartons 24s 9.95. Quality variable.
---LETTUCE, BOSTON
   WESTERN ARIZONA---Shipments 4-4-3---Movement of Boston expected about 
the same. Trading slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly 9.50-10.65. 
Quality variable.
   IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 1-1-1---
Movement of Boston expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices 
slightly lower. Cartons 24s mostly 12.95-14.95, ORGANIC 26.85. Quality 
generally good.
---MISCELLANEOUS ASIAN VEGETABLES
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 13-13-11, Shipments CA 1-1-1, AZ 1-1-1---
Movement of Bok Choy expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
cartons lower, crates generally unchanged. Bok Choy WGA crates 18.35-
23.00, 30 pound cartons mostly 13.55-15.55. Quality generally good.
---MISCELLANEOUS HERBS
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 15-22-17, Shipments AZ 13-9-12, CA 2-2-2---
Movement expected about the same. Trading Cilantro fairly slow, Anise 
moderate. Prices Cilantro lower, Anise slightly lower. Cilantro cartons 
bunched 60s mostly 16.00-18.50, 30s mostly 14.35-15.45; ORGANIC 30s 
mostly 23.95-26.45. Anise cartons 24s mostly 16.45-20.45; ORGANIC 12s 
mostly 14.45-15.95. Quality generally good.
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 8-6-7---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. 
Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly 10.95-14.00, 30s 7.95-10.95. Quality 
variable.
   LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS---Shipments 7-10*-6---Movement of 
Cilantro expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late 
moderate. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 60s 14.85-16.85. Quality 
generally good. *revised 
---MISCELLANEOUS TROPICALS
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 47*-35*-25---Imports from Costa 
Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Ports of Entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices Ginger,  
Malanga Blanca and Dasheen (Coco Islena)higher; Calabaza and White Yams 
(Name), lower; others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50 pound sacks mostly 
9.00-10.00; Chayote 40 pound cartons mostly 13.00-15.00; 20 pound cartons 
9.00-10.00; Ginger Root 30 pound cartons from Costa Rica 19.00-21.00 and from 
Brazil by boat mostly 18.00-19.00; Malanga 40 pound cartons Blanca (large) 
mostly 34.00-38.00; Lila (large) mostly 40.00-43; Taro 40 pound cartons 
Eddoes mostly 20.00-21.00; 40 pound cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly 
16.00-18.00; Yams (Name) 45 pound cartons Yellow 52.00-54.00; 50 pound 
cartons White mostly 22.00-25.00; Yucca (Cassava) 37 pound cartons 15.50-
17.00. Quality good.   *revised.   
    CARIBBEAN IMPORTS---Imports 6-2*-3---Imports from the Dominican Republic. 
Movement expected to increase. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA. Trading 
moderate. Prices slightly higher. Coconut 65-70 pound sacks 40s 22.00-24.00. 
Quality good.  *revised.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---TOMATILLOS---Crossings 34-36-21---
Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9 
bushel cartons/crates mostly 10.00-12.00. Quality variable.  
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---TOMATILLOS---Crossings 15-
14-15---Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late 
moderate. Prices lower. 40 pound containers per pound mostly .24-.26. 
Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---CHAYOTE---Crossing 8-10-5---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. 
Available supplies light. Prices lower. 40 pound cartons 12.00-14.00. 
Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or 
previous commitments.  
---OKRA
   CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS---Imports 75*-5*-8---Imports via boat from 
Honduras. Movement expected to remain about the same. PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH 
FLORIDA.  Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1/2 bushel crates medium-large 
22.00-24.00; Indian type 22.00-24.00. Quality generally good. *revised. 
---ONIONS, GREEN
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA---
Crossings 54-64-73---Movement expected about the same. Trading early 
active, late fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 48s 
medium mostly 36.65-38.65; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly 
36.65-38.65. ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s medium 24.45-32.95. Quality and 
condition variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA---
Shipments Light---Movement of Leeks expected about the same. Trading 
early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 12s mostly 14.45-
15.65, ORGANIC mostly 22.50-24.85. Quality and condition variable.
   LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA---Shipments 01-01-01---Movement 
expected to gradually increase.  Trading very light.  Prices Tuesday 
January 29, 2019 compared to Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Supplies 
insufficient too quote.  Cartons/crates bunched 48s n/a.
Quality good.
---PARSLEY
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Crossings 3-5-5, Shipments AZ 2-2-2, CA 1-1-1---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices 
Plain lower, Curly slightly lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly and Plain 
mostly 11.00-13.55; ORGANIC bunched 30s Curly 18.45-22.45, Plain 18.45-
26.85. Quality generally good.
   OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments 5-4-5---Movement expected 
about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Plain 
lower, Curly slightly lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly 10.00-
12.00, Plain mostly 9.95-12.00. Quality generally good.
---PEAS, GREEN
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA---
Crossings MX 3-5-6---Movement expected about the same. Trading Snow 
active, Sugar Snap moderate. Prices Snow higher, Sugar Snap lower. 10 
pound cartons Decalyxed Snow Peas mostly 16.00-18.00, Sugar Snap Peas 
mostly 15.00-20.95. Quality variable.
    GUATEMALA IMPORTS---Imports 8*-15*-9---Imports via boat and air From 
Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate.   
Prices Snow Peas lower; Sugar Snap unchanged. 10 pounds cartons Snow Peas 
14.00-16.00, Sugar Snap peas mostly 10.00-11.00. Quality variable.    
*revised.  
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 244-276-282 
(Field Grown 206-225-230, Greenhouse 38-51-52)---Movement expected about 
the same. Trading Green active, others moderate. Prices 11 pound Red much 
lower, Green slightly higher, others lower. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green 
jumbo and extra large mostly 22.95-24.95, large mostly 20.95-22.95, 
medium mostly 18.95-20.95, small 12.95-14.95; Place Pack extra large 
22.95-24.95, large 20.95-22.95; irregular size fair quality Green 16.95-
18.95, Red 6.95-8.95. 15 pound cartons Red extra large mostly 5.95-6.95, 
large mostly 4.95-5.95. GREENHOUSE 11 pound cartons Red (supplies heavy) 
extra large mostly 5.95-6.95, large mostly 4.95-5.95, Yellow extra large 
mostly 8.95, large mostly 6.95-8.95, Orange extra large mostly 8.95, 
large 6.95-8.95. Quality generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 95-119-117---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading Red fairly slow, others moderate. Prices 
lower. GREENHOUSE 11 pound cartons Red jumbo and extra large mostly 5.00-
5.50, large mostly 4.00-4.50; Yellow jumbo and extra large mostly 6.00-
7.00, large mostly 6.00; Orange jumbo and extra large mostly 7.00, large 
mostly 6.00. Quality variable.     
    CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 64-63-43---(Includes organic 0-
1-1)---Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading active. Prices 
generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and precooling. 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons Jumbo and extra large mostly 24.35, large, medium and irregular 
size fair quality mostly 22.35. Quality generally good.
---PEPPERS, OTHER
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 56-71-73---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Serrano much lower, 
others lower. 1 1/9 bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly 15.00-16.00, 
Jalapeno (supplies light) mostly 32.00-35.00, Serrano (supplies very 
light) mostly 48.00-52.00, Poblano mostly 10.00-12.00. 8 pound cartons 
Habanero orange mostly 16.00-17.00. Quality variable. 
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 64-65-68---
Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Jalapeno and Serrano 
active at slightly lower prices, others active. Prices Jalapeno and 
Serrano slightly lower, Anaheim higher, others slightly higher. 1 1/9 
bushel carton per pound large Anaheim mostly .50-.55, Jalapeno .95-1.00, 
Poblano mostly .40-.45, Serrano mostly 1.75, Yellow Chile mostly .75-.80. 
Quality variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---MIXED MINI SWEET---
Crossings 19-23-26---Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading 
active at much lower prices. Prices much lower. GREENHOUSE and FIELD 
GROWN cartons 12 1-pound film bags mostly 12.95-14.95, ORGANIC 22.95-
24.95. Quality generally good.
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 13-9-3---Movement expected to 
increase. Includes palletizing and precooling. 1 1/9 bushel cartons 
Cubanelles and Long Hot supplies insufficient to establish a market. 
Quality generally good. 
---RADISHES
   OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND 
SAN LUIS, ARIZONA---Crossings 18-16-22, Shipments 10-8-9---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons Red 
bunched 24s mostly 10.50-12.65, 48s mostly 12.00-14.45. Quality variable.
   SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 7-8-7---Movement expected to remain about the 
same. Trading moderate for fairly light supplies. Prices slightly higher. 
Precooling included. Carton topped 30-6 ounce film bags Red 9.45-10.00. 
Carton topped 14 1-pound film bags Red 9.95-10.50, 40 pound film bags 
topped Red mostly 21.95-22.95. Quality generally good.
---RHUBARB
   OREGON/WASHINGTON COAST---Movement of Washington grown hothouse 
rhubarb to local markets is expected to begin the week of January 27. 
Supplies are expected to remain very light until the week of February 
3, when additional growers begin harvest. The first F.O.B. report is 
expected to be issued the week of February 10. Quality expected to be 
generally good.
---SPINACH
   IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL AND 
WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN 
LUIS ARIZONA---Shipments AZ 51-37-42, CA 8-7-8, Crossings 7-10-12---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. 
Prices much lower. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly 14.95-17.55. Quality 
generally good.
---SQUASH
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 128-194-242---
Movement expected about the same. Trading Zucchini fairly slow, others 
moderate. Prices Zucchini and Grey much lower; Yellow medium slightly 
lower, small higher, others generally unchanged. 4/7 bushel cartons 
Zucchini (supplies heavy) small and small-medium 6.95-8.95, medium 4.95-
6.95; Yellow Straightneck small mostly 12.95, small-medium 12.95-14.95, 
medium mostly 10.95-12.95; Grey small mostly 12.95-14.95, small-medium 
mostly 12.95, medium mostly 10.95. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium-large 
Zucchini 4.95-6.95, Yellow Straightneck 6.95-8.95. Quality variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 107-103-88---
Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. 
Prices Kabocha slightly lower, Butternut generally unchanged, others 
lower. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Acorn (supplies very light) extra large 
14.95-16.95, large 16.95-18.95, medium 14.95-16.95; Butternut extra large 
8.95-10.95, large 10.95-12.95, medium mostly 8.95-10.95; Spaghetti extra 
large 8.95-10.95, large mostly 12.95, medium 10.95-12.95; Kabocha large 
mostly 12.95, medium 10.95-12.95. Quality and condition variable.
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 32-34-25---(includes Organic 1-2-
2) Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Zucchini much 
lower, Yellow Straightneck lower. Includes palletizing and precooling. 1/2 
bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly 10.35, medium mostly 8.35, Yellow 
Straightneck small mostly 18.35, medium mostly 16.35. 3/4 bushel cartons 
Yellow Crookneck supplies insufficient to quote. Quality generally good. 
---SWEET POTATOES
   EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA---Shipments 119*-139*-119---Movement expected 
to remain about the same.  Trading moderate.  Prices unchanged.  40 pound 
cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1 15.00-17.00, U.S. No. 1 Petite 11.00-
14.00, U.S. No. 2 8.00-10.00, No Grade Marks jumbo 10.00-11.00.  
*revised.
   ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA---Shipments   
17-22-24---Movement expected to remain about the same. 
Trading moderate. Prices Japanese Types U.S. Number One 
higher, others generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons 
Orange and Red Types U.S. Number One 20.00-23.00, No 
Grade Marks medium 11.00-12.00, jumbo 12.00-15.00; White 
Types U.S. Number One mostly 30.00, No Grade Marks medium 
10.00-14.00, jumbo 10.00-14.00; Japanese Types U.S. 
Number One mostly 26.00-30.00, No Grade Marks medium 
27.00-30.00 jumbo 20.00-22.00; ORGANIC U.S. Number One 
Orange and Red Types 32.00-36.00, No Grade Marks medium 
23.00-25.00; White Types U.S. Number One 35.00-38.00 No 
Grade Marks medium 23.00-25.00, jumbo 20.00; Japanese 
Types U.S. Number One 40.00-42.00, No Grade Marks medium 
38.00, jumbo 25.00. Quality generally good.      
   MISSISSIPPI---Shipments 18-21-19---Movement expected 
to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices  
unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange Types U.S. Number One 
18.00-20.00, U.S. Number Two 11.00-12.00 No Grade Marks 
jumbo 11.00-12.00. Mostly Beauregard variety. Quality 
generally good. 
   LOUISIANA---Shipments 8-8-7---Movement expected to 
remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange Types U.S. Number One 
mostly 20.00, U.S. Number Two 11.00-13.00 and No Grade 
Marks jumbo 11.00-12.00. Quality generally good. 
---TOMATOES
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 177-245-258 (Adapted 
Environment 131-188-197, Open Field 32-45-47, Controlled Environment 14-
12-14)---Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late 
fairly slow. Prices 4x4-4x5s and 4x4-4x5 sizes lower, others generally 
unchanged. ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT and OPEN FIELD Vine Ripes cartons 2 layer 
4x4-4x5s mostly 8.95-10.95, 5x5-5x6s mostly 8.95-9.95; 25 pound cartons 
loose 4x4-5x6 sizes mostly 8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.  
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 137-204-200 
(Adapted Environment 125-188-177, Open Field 12-16-23)---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early very slow, late moderate. Prices 
5x6s much lower, others lower. OPEN FIELD AND ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 2 layer 
Vine Ripes 4x4-4x5s mostly 7.40, 5x5s 7.15-7.95, 5x6s 6.65-7.95; 25 pound 
cartons loose vine ripes 4x4-5x5 sizes 8.30-8.95. Quality generally good.
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 253-227-175---Movement expected 
to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices for January 25, 2019. Extra 
services included. 25 pound cartons loose Mature Greens 85% U.S. One or 
Better 5x6 size 17.95, 6x6 size 17.95, 6x7 size 13.95-15.95. (Prices 
Monday, January 28th to be established based on Tuesday's market.) Quality 
generally good.    
  VARIOUS US SHIPPING POINTS---Greenhouse shipments 18-17-7---No prices
reported. *revised.  
---TOMATOES, CHERRY
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 8-7-5---Movement expected to 
remain about the same. Trading moderate for fairly light supplies. Prices 
generally unchanged. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with 
lids 13.95. Quality generally good. 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 41-50-60 (Open 
Field 31-40-50, Adapted Environment 10-10-10)---Movement expected about 
the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Supplies heavy. 
Prices generally unchanged. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 12 1 pint 
containers with lids medium-large mostly 5.95-6.95; 20 pound cartons 
loose medium-large 10.95-12.95. Quality generally good.
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 37-27-20---(Includes Organic 4-3-
2) Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally 
unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pints container 
with lids 8.95. Organic 15.95. 20 pounds carton loose 15.95. Quality 
generally good.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 15-16-14---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 
lower. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large ADAPTED 
ENVIRONMENT mostly 5.66-5.95; OPEN FIELD 5.66-5.95. Quality generally 
good. 
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA---Crossings 190-267-234 
(Open Field 139-199-162, Adapted Environment 51-68-72)---Movement 
expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices 
extra large slightly lower, others generally unchanged. OPEN FIELD AND 
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 pound cartons loose Roma extra large and large 
mostly 8.30, medium 8.30. Quality and condition variable.
   MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS---Crossings 112-124-132 (Adapted 
Environment 88-98-104, Open Field 22-24-27, Controlled Environment 2-2-
1)---Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late 
fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT and OPEN FIELD 25 
pound cartons loose Roma extra large and large mostly 8.30, medium 8.30. 
Quality variable.     
   CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA---Shipments 101-68-53---Movement expected to 
decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices for January 25, 2019. Extra services 
included. 25 pound cartons loose Roma extra large 10.95-11.95, large 
10.95-11.95, medium mostly 8.95. (Prices Monday, January 28th to be 
established based on Tuesday's market.) Quality generally good.  

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