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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2019-02-04)

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

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 04-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. LIGHT RAIN 53                                             
Yesterday's high  60   
24 HOUR RAINFALL 0.46"                                                        
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
HC_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Central Coast California Globe    
Thorned green 12s 24.00 18s 24.00 24s 24.00 30s 14.00 Thornless green med lse  
28.00 sml lse 28.00                                                            
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET MEXICAN LOWER, PERU STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX    
Green jbo 28.00 lge 24.00-25.00 std 24.00-25.00 PE Green lge 26.00-28.00 std   
26.00-28.00 White lge 36.00-40.00 few high as 45.00                            
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 35.00  
Haricot Vert (French Type) 27.50 Italian Type 35.00 Wax Type Purple 30.00      
Yellow 35.00 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Baja District Fava     
36.00-38.00 30 lb cartons MX Baja District Round Green Type Handpicked         
23.00-24.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type        
Handpicked 24.00-26.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00                                     
---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 11.00-12.00 few 13.00 fr  
qual 8.50-9.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.00-25.00 CA Central Coast          
California bchd 14s 10.00-11.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut 12.00-13.00
few 14.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 CA Central Coast California Crown Cut 11.00-12.00
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 32.00-34.00 sml 32.00                                           
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN LOWER, RED & SAVOY STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons TX  
Round Green Type med 13.00 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 17.00-18.00
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 STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s          
13.00-14.00 few 16.00 fr qual 10.50-11.50 16s 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 fr qual    
10.00-11.00 Romanesco 12s 35.00 16s 35.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s
10.00-11.00                                                                    
---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 18.00-22.00 few   
labels 24.00-25.00 White 4 dz 18.00-20.00 few labels 22.00-23.00               
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 20.00-21.00 fr qual 
17.00-18.00 ord qual 15.00-16.00 poorer quality and condition 12.00-13.00 lge  
21.00-22.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Baja District med 20.00-22.00 ord qual         
14.00-15.00 lge fr qual 14.00-15.00 cartons MX Baja District 36s 12.00-13.00 fr
qual 10.00-10.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 150-200s 26.00-28.00 200-300s        
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 18.00-20.00 fr qual
14.00-15.00 24s 17.00-18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese       
med-lge 18.00-20.00 Italian med-lge 18.00-20.00 sml-med 28.00-30.00 Japanese   
med-lge Offerings insufficient to quote. Thai med-lge Offerings insufficient to
quote. Indian med 33.00-37.00                                                  
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 18.00-19.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00  
10 lb cartons AZ/CA Witloof 19.00-19.50 BL AIR Witloof 22.00-23.00 8 lb cartons
NL AIR Witloof Red Type 45.00-45.50                                            
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 26.00-28.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California col 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 GREEN KALE HIGHER, COLLARD LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons   
bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 23.00-25.00 Kale green 24s 24.00-26.00 Lacinato      
(Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s    
16.00-18.00 Flat 24s 16.00-18.00 Swiss Chard 12s 14.00-15.00 red 12s           
14.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00 Dandelion green 12s 15.00-16.00  
red 12s 15.00-16.00                                                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual     
10.00-10.50 flm lined 24s 14.00-15.00 24s flmwrpd 14.00-15.00                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN & RED LEAF LOWER, BOSTON STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA
Boston 24s 16.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-14.50 Green Leaf 24s 13.00-14.00 fr qual  
11.00-11.50 Red Leaf 24s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50 flats 1 layer AZ/CA   
Frisee 24s 16.00-16.50 12s 8.50-9.00 2 lb cartons AZ/CA Lolla Rossa 24s        
9.00-9.75 Red Oak Leaf 24s 9.00-9.75 Green Oak Leaf 24s 9.00-9.75 3 lb cartons 
AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 5.50-6.50 cartons 3 1-lb film bags AZ/CA Mesculin Mix       
5.50-6.50                                                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET 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 BUNCHED 48S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched CA 
Central Coast California 48s med 26.00-28.00 48s sml 22.00-24.00 MX Baja       
District 48s med 26.00-28.00 48s sml 22.00-24.00 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: 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 MX Baja District English
35.00 10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 20.00-21.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed  
20.00-22.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 17.00-18.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas        
Decalyxed 17.00-19.00                                                          
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 38.00
(marked 30 lbs)                                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green exlge    
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 16.00-18.00 irreg sz 12.00-14.00 fr qual 8.00-10.00 Yellow 
irreg sz 20.00-22.00 fr qual 16.00-18.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 15.00-16.00
25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb      
cartons MX Red exlge-lge 10.00-11.00 lge 7.00-8.00 Yellow exlge-lge 12.00-13.00
lge 9.00-10.00 Orange exlge-lge 9.00-10.00 lge 7.00-8.00                       
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons per lb CA Central     
District California Thai Chili Hots Green 1.50-1.60 Red 1.80-1.90 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Anaheim .50-.60 Habanero orange         
2.50-2.70 Jalapeno .90-1.00 fr appear .60-.70 Pasilla .50-.60 Serrano 1.50-1.60
Yellow Chile 1.00-1.10 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles 36.00 20 lb cartons MX Baja
District Shishito 20.00-22.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Baja District Mixed 
Mini Sweet Types 12.00-14.00                                                   
---RADISHES:  MARKET 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 BUNCHED 24S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA   
Flat 24s 17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 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 GREEN ZUCCHINI LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX 
Zucchini Green sml 11.00-12.00 few 13.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 sml-med 11.00-12.00 
few 13.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 med 10.00-11.00 few 12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 Yellow 
Straightneck sml 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 sml-med 14.00-15.00 
few 16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 med 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Grey sml     
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 12.00 flats 2 layer Local Repack Mature Greens  
light red 4x4s 12.00 4x5s 12.00 5x5s 12.00 5x6s 12.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons 
loose MX Mature Greens light red xlge 12.00 lge 12.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats
2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 10.00-13.00 4x5s 10.00-13.00 5x5s         
10.00-12.00 5x6s 10.00-12.00 Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x4s           
10.00-12.00 4x5s 10.00-12.00 5x5s 10.00-11.00 5x6s 10.00-11.00 CONTROLLED      
ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count           
20.00-21.00 cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids MX Baja District Vine Ripe -   
Campari Type 20.00-22.00                                                       
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX Baja District light red-red 16.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light     
red-red 14.00-15.00 flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja District Pear Type  
red 30.00 cartons 12 10.5-oz containers with lids MX Baja District Heirloom    
Varieties med 12.50                                                            
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids MX Baja District red 10.00-11.00 fr qual 8.00-9.00 flats  
15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 24.00 20 lb cartons loose 
MX Baja District red 15.00-16.00                                               
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 lge 11.00-12.00 Baja District    
Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 lge 11.00-12.00 med 10.00-11.00           
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags AZ Purple Top med 17.00-18.00 CA  
Central Coast California Purple Top lge 17.00-18.00 med 16.00-18.00            
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   5 lb film bags CA Central Coast        
California Alfalfa Sprouts 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages CA Central     
Coast California Alfalfa Sprouts 15.00-16.00 35 lb crates MX Baja District     
Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 12.00-12.50 10 lb cartons Local Repack Jerusalem         
Artichokes 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 21.00                                                            

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