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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2019-03-19)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 19-MAR-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 55                                                  
Yesterday's high  79                                                           
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
HC_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast       
California Globe Thorned green 12s 24.00 18s 24.00 24s 20.00 Thornless green   
med lse 36.00                                                                  
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 22.00 exlge  
20.00-22.00 lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 std 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 PE Green 
lge Offerings insufficient to quote White lge 28.00-32.00 15 lb cartons bunched
MX Green Tips lge 15.00                                                        
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons FL Round Green Type Machine Picked   
10.00-12.00 10 lb cartons CA Wax Type Yellow 15.00 MX Baja District Dragon     
Tongue 27.50 Haricot Vert (French Type) 17.00-18.00 Wax Type Purple 27.00-28.00
Yellow 17.50 15 lb cartons MX Baja District Italian Type 28.00-30.00 28 lb     
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Baja District Fava 18.00-20.00 30 lb      
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 18.00-20.00 fr
qual 14.00-15.00 few 12.00                                                     
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California   
Red Type 12s 12.00-13.00 few 15.00 CD British Columbia Red Type 12s 13.00 MX   
Baja District Red Type 12s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 25 lb film bags CA    
Central Coast California Red Type med-lge 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 Chiogga
(Striped) med 24.00 sml-med 23.00-25.00 Gold Type med-lge 18.00 MX Baja        
District Red Type med-lge 9.50-10.00                                           
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 16.00-18.00 few     
20.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 40.00-45.00 CA Central     
Coast California bchd 14s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 20 lb cartons loose  
AZ/CA Crown Cut 18.00-20.00 few 22.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 CA Central Coast     
California Crown Cut 16.00-18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 MX Crown Cut 14.00-15.00  
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 32.00 sml 36.00                                                 
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med          
24.00-25.00 Red Type med 30.00-33.00 TX Round Green Type med 18.00-20.00 45 lb 
cartons AZ/CA Savoy Type med-lge 19.00-21.00                                   
---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 few 11.00 jbo 9.50-10.00 few 10.50 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          
26.00-28.00 few 30.00 fr qual 23.00-24.00 16s 26.00-28.00 fr qual 21.00-23.00  
Romanesco 12s 35.00 16s 35.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s 26.00-28.00
fr qual 21.00-23.00                                                            
---CELERY: OFFERINGS GOOD QUALITY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 2 
dz 65.00-68.00 few 70.00 fr qual 50.00-55.00 2 1/2 dz 65.00-68.00 few 70.00 fr 
qual 50.00-55.00 MX 2 1/2 dz 60.00                                             
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz 20.00 cartons  
MX Yellow 4 dz 20.00-22.00 White 4 dz 21.00-23.00 few high as 25.00            
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 22.00-24.00 fr qual 
18.00-20.00 ord qual 14.00-15.00 poorer quality and condition 12.00-12.50 lge  
17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 cartons MX 24s 10.00 36s 12.00-13.00 50 lb     
cartons MX Pickles 200-300s 26.00 300-400s 26.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film       
wrapped CA Long Seedless 12s 14.00-15.00 MX Long Seedless 16s 27.00-28.00 22 lb
cartons MX Persian sml-med 10.00-10.50 sml 12.00-13.00 Baja District Persian   
sml-med 10.00-10.50 sml 12.00-13.00                                            
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 14.00-15.00 few    
17.00-18.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 24s 13.00-14.00 few 16.00-17.00 fr qual        
8.50-10.50 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 22.00-23.00 sml-med 25.00-27.00    
Italian sml-med 24.00-26.00 Japanese med-lge 60.00 Thai med-lge Offerings      
insufficient to quote. Indian med 18.00 sml 18.00                              
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 15.00-17.00 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 25.00-26.00                    
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California super col
66.00 col 63.00 super jbo 60.00 jbo 45.00 CQ BOAT White netted 5s 36.00-40.00  
PE BOAT Purple 60mm/6.0cm 40.00-45.00 SP BOAT White super col 66.00 few low as 
55.00 10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California elephant 42.00                 
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 22.00-24.00 Kale 
green 24s 18.00-20.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s   
24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s 18.00-20.00 Flat 24s 18.00-20.00 Swiss Chard 12s 
12.00-13.00 red 12s 12.00-13.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 40.00-47.00        
Dandelion green 12s 15.00-16.00 red 12s 15.00-16.00                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 24.00-25.00 fr qual     
holdovers 20.00-22.00 flm lined 24s 23.00-25.00 24s flmwrpd 23.00-25.00 MX 24s 
Offerings insuffcient to quote. fr appear 22.00                                
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 15.00-16.00 few    
18.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50 Green Leaf 24s 15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual         
13.00-13.50 Red Leaf 24s 15.00-16.00 few 18.00 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 15.00-16.00 few         
17.00-18.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts       
17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 cartons film lined AZ/CA Hearts 48s 22.00-23.00
fr qual 19.00-20.00                                                            
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California White 
lge 18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 Cremini 22.00-23.00 CD British 
Columbia White lge 18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 PA White lge    
18.50-19.00 med 18.00-18.50 sml 18.00-18.50 Cremini 22.00-23.00 5 lb cartons CA
Central Coast California Shiitake fr qual 15.00-16.00 Oyster 17.00-18.00 few   
low as 16.00 Portobella lge 16.00-17.00 med 16.00-17.00 Woodear 20.00 CQ       
Shiitake med 23.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped CA Central Coast         
California White Sliced 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped CA      
Central Coast California White 14.00-14.50 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CA
Central Coast California White 21.00 5 kg containers per lb CQ King Oyster 2.00
---OKRA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 22.00-24.00 MX       
sml-med 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 10.00-12.00 48s sml 9.00-10.00 MX Baja District 48s med 10.00-12.00 48s
sml 9.00-10.00 Bulb Type 24s 6.50-7.50 CA Central Coast California Leeks med   
15.00-16.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00         
GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers NL AIR Leeks 32.50                                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 12.00-13.00 
few 16.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Plain 60s 12.00-13.00 few 16.00 fr qual          
10.00-10.50                                                                    
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CA Central Coast California
22.00-24.00 MX Baja District 22.00-24.00                                       
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Baja District English
52.00 10 lb cartons MX Snow Peas Decalyxed 12.00-15.00 Sugar Snap Peas         
Decalyxed 14.00-15.00                                                          
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 38.00
(marked 30 lbs)                                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET 1 1/9 BUSHEL CARTON GREEN, RED & YELLOW LOWER,  
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green exlge 34.00-36.00 lge      
32.00-34.00 med 28.00-30.00 irreg sz 26.00-28.00 fr qual 22.00-24.00 Red lge   
42.00-44.00 irreg sz 36.00-38.00 fr qual 30.00-34.00 Yellow irreg sz           
40.00-44.00 fr qual 34.00-38.00 Orange irreg sz 20.00 15 lb cartons MX Red     
exlge 26.00-28.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 36.00 GREENHOUSE 5   
kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 28.00-30.00 med-lge 24.00-25.00 Yellow       
exlge-lge 28.00-30.00 med-lge 24.00-25.00 Orange exlge-lge 28.00-30.00 med-lge 
24.00-25.00 NL AIR Red exlge-lge 31.00 Yellow exlge-lge 31.00 Orange exlge-lge 
31.00                                                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb MX
Baja District Anaheim .80-.90 Habanero orange 2.30-2.50 Jalapeno .45-.55       
Pasilla .70-.75 Serrano .50-.60 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 13.00-14.00 25 lb film bags topped CA Central Coast California  
Red 22.00-24.00 MX Baja District Red 20.00-21.00 cartons bunched CA Central    
Coast California Red 48s 17.00-18.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 17.00-18.00 fr   
appear 15.00-16.00                                                             
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California med 
20.00-22.00 few 24.00 MX Baja District med 19.00-21.50 OR med 20.00-22.00      
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 18.00-20.00 fr qual
15.00-16.00 MX Flat 24s 18.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA 12.00-12.50     
cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ/CA 22.00-24.00                                 
---SQUASH:  MARKET SUMMER TYPE LOWER, WINTER TYPES STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons 
MX Zucchini Green sml 13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 sml-med 12.00-13.00 fr   
qual 9.00-10.00 med 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 Yellow Straightneck sml      
13.00-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 sml-med 13.00-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 med    
12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Grey sml 14.00-15.00 fr qual 11.00-12.00       
sml-med 13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 med 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00     
bushel cartons MX Acorn Green med 26.00-28.00 lge 22.00-24.00 Butternut lge    
17.00-18.00 fr appear 12.00-14.00 Kabocha sml-med 14.00-16.00 lge 14.00        
Spaghetti med-lge 12.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 22 lb cartons MX Baja        
District Grey sml 8.00-10.00 sml-med 8.00-10.00 med 7.00-8.00                  
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA Atwater Livingston        
California U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 28.00-30.00 Red Types 30.00-33.00 White     
Types 32.00-36.00 Japanese Types 30.00-35.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med   
16.00-18.00 jbo 18.00 Red Types med 18.00-20.00 jbo 20.00-22.00 White Types med
18.00-20.00 jbo 18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons HI BOAT U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type     
49.50                                                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 2 layer Local Repack Mature Greens light   
red 4x4s 20.00 4x5s 20.00 5x5s 20.00 5x6s 20.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose 
MX Vine Ripes light red xlge 17.00-18.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX  
Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 17.00-20.00 4x5s 17.00-20.00 5x5s 17.00-20.00 5x6s   
17.00-20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes  
red 4-5 count 10.00-11.00 cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids MX Baja District 
Vine Ripe - Campari Type 20.00-22.00                                           
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX light red-red 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 Baja District light red-red Offerings   
insufficient to quote. 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 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 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 ABOUT STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb       
cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 fr qual fr cond          
15.00-16.00 lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual fr cond 15.00-16.00 med 16.00-18.00 fr qual
fr cond 13.00-14.00                                                            
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California Purple
Top lge 23.00-25.00 med 22.00-24.00                                            
---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 14.00-16.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 21.00-26.00 1   
layer containers CA Central Coast California Radicchio 9s 12.00 12s 14.00      
Castelfranco 12s 20.00-22.00 Treviso 12s 18.50                                 

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med-lge 22.00              
---BROCCOLI: cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 20.00                                      
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 36.00 (wrapped 30s) 39.00 
Red Type med 28.00 (wrapped 30s) 42.00                                         
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00  
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00 sacks 10 5-lb
film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 26.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern  
District California med 14.00-16.00 jbo 13.00-16.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags  
CA Kern District California Baby Peeled med-lge 26.00                          
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 12s     
Offerings insufficient to quote.                                               
---CELERY: cartons AZ/CA 2 1/2 dz Offerings insufficient to quote.             
---GARLIC: 30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California super jbo 90.00           
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Kale green 24s 26.00-28.00 Lacinato (Tuscan)  
24s 28.00                                                                      
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 34.00 Red Leaf 24s 34.00        
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 33.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA  
Hearts 16.00                                                                   
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 24.00 Plain 60s 24.00              
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 36.00                               
---SQUASH: 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 10.00 sml-med 10.00 med    
10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 10.00 bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 18.00-22.00
Spaghetti lge 18.00 1 1/9 bushel crates MX Zucchini Green med-lge 10.00        
---TOMATOES: CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes 
red 4-5 count 10.00-11.00                                                      

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