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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2019-01-28)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - January 28, 2019

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 28-JAN-2019                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (213) 894-3077     Fax:  (213) 894-2898                                
                                                                               

Weather at 7:00 a.m. CLEAR 51                                                  
Yesterday's high  77                                                           
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
HC_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Central Coast California Globe    
Thorned green 12s 28.00 18s 28.00 24s 28.00 Thornless green med lse 28.00 sml  
lse 28.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 40.00  
lge 34.00 std 34.00 PE Green lge 35.00-36.00 fr cond 30.00 std 35.00-36.00 fr  
cond 30.00 White lge 36.00-40.00                                               
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue  
28.00 Haricot Vert (French Type) 25.00 Italian Type 28.00 Wax Type Purple 28.00
Yellow 27.50 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Baja District Fava     
36.00-38.00 30 lb cartons MX Baja District Round Green Type Handpicked few     
25.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked   
20.00-22.00 fr qual fr cond 15.00-18.00                                        
---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 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr  
qual 10.50-13.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.00-25.00 20 lb cartons loose     
AZ/CA Crown Cut 15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual 11.50-12.50                      
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 32.00-34.00 med Offerings insufficient to quote.                
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN & SAVOY LOWER, RED STEADY.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round
Green Type med 20.00-22.00 lge 18.00-20.00 Red Type med 28.00-30.00 45 lb      
cartons AZ/CA Savoy Type med-lge 20.00-21.00                                   
---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 LOWER.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s           
15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 16s 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr qual    
10.00-12.00 Green 12s few 36.00 Orange 6s 19.00 8s 19.00 12s 25.00 few 36.00   
Purple 6s 19.00 8s 19.00 12s 25.00 few 36.00 Mixed Colors 12s few 40.00        
Romanesco 12s 25.00-26.00 16s 25.00-26.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s
23.00-26.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00                                                
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 2 dz 35.00-37.00 few 38.00 fr qual   
30.00-32.00 2 1/2 dz 35.00-37.00 few 38.00 fr qual 30.00-32.00                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons MX Yellow 4 dz 24.00-26.00 occas 
27.00 White 4 dz 24.00-26.00 occas 27.00                                       
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 24.00-26.00 fr
qual 20.00-22.00 ord qual 15.00-16.00 poorer quality and condition 12.00-13.00 
lge 24.00-26.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 Baja District med 24.00-26.00 ord qual     
20.00-21.00 lge fr qual 15.00-16.00 cartons MX Baja District 36s 14.00-15.00 fr
qual 12.00-12.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 150-200s 26.00-28.00 200-300s        
28.00-30.00 300-400s 28.00-30.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CA Long       
Seedless 12s 12.00-13.00 MX Long Seedless 16s 13.00-14.00 22 lb cartons MX     
Persian sml-med 15.00-16.00 sml 25.00-26.00 Baja District Persian sml-med      
15.00-16.00 sml 25.00-26.00                                                    
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 22.00-24.00 few    
high as 28.00 fr qual holdovers 15.00-18.00 24s 20.00-22.00 few high as 26.00  
fr qual holdovers 14.00-17.00 32s 18.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge       
30.00-30.50 Italian med-lge 30.00-34.00 few 36.00 Japanese med-lge 60.00 Thai  
med-lge 54.00 Indian med 37.00                                                 
---ENDIVE:  MARKET ABOUT 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 30.00-32.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California col 80.00
CQ White netted 5s 32.00-33.00 Purple netted 5s 46.00 MX Baja District #11     
72.00 White super col 57.00 col 54.00 exjbo 48.00 jbo 45.00 PE Purple          
60mm/6.0cm 48.00-50.00 SP col 60.00 10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California  
elephant 36.00                                                                 
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 34.00 Kale green 
24s 14.00-15.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s         
24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s 16.00-18.00 Flat 24s 16.00-18.00 Swiss Chard 12s 
14.00-15.00 red 12s 14.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00 Dandelion    
green 12s 15.00-16.00 red 12s 15.00-16.00                                      
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual     
10.00-10.50 flm lined 24s 14.00-15.00 24s flmwrpd 14.00-15.00                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 18.00-20.00 fr qual 
15.00-16.00 Green Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Red Leaf 24s        
20.00-22.00 fr qual 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 STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual     
10.00-10.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual   
10.00-10.50 cartons film lined AZ/CA Hearts 48s 21.00-22.00                    
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California White 
lge 18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 Cremini 22.00-23.00 CD British 
Columbia White lge 18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 PA White lge    
18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 Cremini 22.00-23.00 5 lb cartons CA
Central Coast California Shiitake fr qual 15.00-16.00 Oyster 17.00-18.00 few   
low as 16.00 Portobella lge 16.00-17.00 med 16.00-17.00 Woodear 20.00 CQ       
Shiitake med 23.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped CA Central Coast         
California White Sliced 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped CA      
Central Coast California White 14.00-14.50 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CA
Central Coast California White 21.00                                           
---OKRA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 26.00-28.00 NI       
sml-med 24.00-26.00 med 20.00-22.00                                            
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California  
48s med 40.00-42.00 48s sml 36.00-38.00 MX Baja District 48s med 40.00-42.00   
48s sml 36.00-38.00 Bulb Type 24s 6.50-7.50 CA Central Coast California Leeks  
med 20.00-21.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 18.00-20.00 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: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose CA Central Coast         
California 20.00-22.00 few 24.00 MX Baja District 20.00-22.00 OR 20.00-22.00   
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Central Coast        
California English Offerings insufficient to quote. 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 ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green    
exlge 28.00-30.00 lge 26.00-28.00 med 22.00-24.00 irreg sz 20.00-21.00 fr qual 
17.00-18.00 Red lge 22.00-24.00 irreg sz 16.00-18.00 fr qual 12.00-14.00 Yellow
irreg sz 26.00-28.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 18.00-20.00
25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb      
cartons MX Red exlge-lge 20.00-22.00 lge 18.00-20.00 Yellow exlge-lge          
24.00-25.00 few 28.00 lge 20.00-21.00 Orange exlge-lge 22.00-23.00 lge         
18.00-19.00 NL Red exlge-lge Offerings insufficient to quote. Yellow exlge-lge 
Offerings insufficient to quote. Orange exlge-lge Offerings insufficient to    
quote.                                                                         
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons per lb CA Central     
District California Thai Chili Hots Green 1.50-1.60 Red 1.80-1.90 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Anaheim .50-.60 Habanero orange         
2.50-2.70 Jalapeno .90-1.00 fr appear .60-.70 Pasilla .70-.80 Serrano 1.90-2.10
Yellow Chile .70-.80 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 STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CA Central Coast
California Red 14.00-15.00 25 lb film bags topped CA Central Coast California  
Red 15.00-16.00 few 17.00-18.00 MX Baja District Red 15.00-16.00 few           
17.00-18.00 cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 48s 15.00-16.00 few
18.00-20.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 15.00-16.00 few 18.00                     
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California med 
20.00-22.00 MX Baja District med 19.00-21.50 OR med 20.00-22.00                
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 26.00-28.00 fr qual
22.00-24.00 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 STRAIGHTNECK SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  4/7 bushel     
cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 sml-med          
17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 med 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Yellow     
Straightneck sml 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 sml-med 17.00-18.00 
few 20.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 med 15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00    
Grey sml 20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 sml-med 20.00-21.00 fr qual           
17.00-18.00 med 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn Green  
med 26.00-28.00 Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 Kabocha sml-med  
16.00-18.00 Spaghetti med-lge 20.00-22.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 22 lb cartons MX 
Baja District Grey sml 18.00 sml-med 18.00 med 16.00                           
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA Atwater Livingston        
California U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 28.00-30.00 Red Types 30.00-33.00 White     
Types 32.00-36.00 Japanese Types 30.00-35.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med   
16.00-18.00 jbo 18.00 Red Types med 18.00-20.00 jbo 20.00-22.00 White Types med
18.00-20.00 jbo 18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons HI BOAT U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type     
49.50                                                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red 5x6 sz 14.00 flats 2 layer Local Repack Mature Greens  
light red 4x4s 14.00 4x5s 14.00 5x5s 14.00 5x6s 14.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons 
loose MX Mature Greens light red xlge 12.00-14.00 lge 12.00-14.00 ADAPTED      
ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 10.00-13.00 few 15.00   
4x5s 10.00-13.00 few 15.00 5x5s 10.00-13.00 few 14.00 5x6s 10.00-13.00 few     
14.00 Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 10.00-12.00 4x5s 10.00-12.00 5x5s
10.00-12.00 5x6s 10.00-12.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the    
vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 21.00-23.00 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 14.00-15.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 flats
15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 24.00 20 lb cartons loose 
MX Baja District red fr qual fr cond 12.00                                     
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 few 13.00-14.00 lge 11.00-12.00  
few 13.00-14.00 Baja District Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 few         
13.00-14.00 lge 11.00-12.00 few 13.00-14.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 med 10.00-11.00
few 12.00                                                                      
---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 14.00-15.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 25.00 1 layer   
containers CA Central Coast California Radicchio 9s 10.00-12.00 12s 12.00-14.00
Castelfranco 12s 20.00 Treviso 9s 18.00 12s 18.00                              

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med-lge 22.00              
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 38.00 (wrapped 30s) 42.00 
Red Type med (wrapped 30s) 37.00                                               
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00  
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00 sacks 10 5-lb
film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern  
District California med 16.00 jbo 16.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern      
District California Baby Peeled med-lge 21.00                                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 34.00 Red Leaf 24s 34.00        
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 20.00-21.00 Plain 60s 20.00-21.00  
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 36.00                               
---TOMATOES: CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes 
red 4-5 count 22.00-23.00                                                      

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