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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA (2018-12-18)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - December 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 18-DEC-2018                                  
                                                                               
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 54                                                 
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https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
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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 SLIGHTLY LOWER.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo      
35.00-37.00 lge 35.00-37.00 std 35.00-37.00 PE Green jbo 35.00-37.00 exlge fr  
cond 28.00-30.00 lge 35.00-36.00 fr cond 28.00-30.00 std 35.00-36.00 White lge 
25.00                                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN FIRM, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA Wax 
Type Yellow 20.50 MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 20.00 Haricot Vert (French    
Type) 27.50 Italian Type 20.00 Wax Type Purple 30.00 Yellow 15.00 15 lb cartons
MX Baja District Italian Type 25.50 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX 
Baja District Fava 30.00 30 lb cartons MX Baja District Round Green Type       
Handpicked 30.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type   
Handpicked 28.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00                                     
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type
12s 12.50-13.50 few 14.00-14.50 Chiogga (Striped) 24s 18.00 one label 25.00    
(Baby Type) MX Baja District Red Type 12s 12.50-13.50 OR Red Type 12s 12.50 25 
lb film bags CA Central Coast California Red Type med 10.00-10.50 lge          
10.00-10.50 Chiogga (Striped) 18.75-19.50 Gold Type med-lge 18.00-19.00 MX Baja
District Red Type med 9.50-10.50 lge 9.50-10.50 OR Red Type lge 9.00-9.50      
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s      
21.00-23.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 26.50-29.50 20 lb    
cartons loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut 25.00-26.00 few 28.00 fr   
qual 20.00-21.00                                                               
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 32.00 med 35.00                                                 
---CABBAGE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med  
16.00-17.00 lge 15.00-16.00 Red Type med 23.00-25.00 45 lb cartons AZ/CA Savoy 
Type med-lge 28.00                                                             
---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       
8.00-9.00 jbo 10.00-11.00 CD Ontario med 8.50 jbo 10.50 cartons 20 1-lb film   
bags CA Kern District California Baby Peeled med-lge 14.00-15.00               
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 16s       
20.00-22.00 CA Central Coast California White 12s 20.00-21.00 fr qual          
17.00-18.00 16s 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 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           
---CELERY:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz   
32.00-33.00 fr qual 28.00-28.50 2 1/2 dz 32.00-33.00 fr qual 28.00-28.50       
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons MX Yellow 4 dz 20.00-22.00 fr    
appear 17.00-18.00 White 4 dz 20.00-22.00 few high as 25.00 fr appear          
16.00-18.00                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET CUCUMBERS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX 
med 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 ord qual 12.00-13.00 poorer quality and    
condition 8.00-8.50 lge 20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Baja District med      
20.00-21.00 ord qual 12.00-14.00 lge fr qual 10.00-10.50 cartons MX Baja       
District 36s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 150-200s 
18.00-20.00 200-300s 22.00 300-400s 22.00 500-600s 18.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE      
cartons film wrapped CA Long Seedless 12s 11.00-13.00 MX Long Seedless 16s     
13.00-14.00 22 lb cartons MX Persian sml-med 18.00-20.00 sml 21.00-22.00 Baja  
District Persian sml-med 18.00-20.00 sml 20.00-22.00                           
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 15.00-16.00  
few 18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 24s 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr qual 11.00-12.00 30 
lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 45.00-48.00 Filipino med-lge 38.00-40.00 Japanese
sml-med 48.00 Thai med-lge 54.00 Indian med 28.00-30.00                        
---ENDIVE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 21.00-23.00 fr qual        
17.00-18.00 10 lb cartons AZ/CA Witloof 18.00-19.00 BL AIR Witloof 22.00-23.00 
8 lb cartons NL AIR Witloof Red Type 45.00-45.50                               
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 26.00-28.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 
---GARLIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   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: OFFERINGS COLLARD VERY LIGHT. MARKET COLLARD & MUSTARD HIGHER,      
OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s few 40.00 Kale green 24s     
14.00-15.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 24.00-25.00 
Mustard Curly 24s 23.00-25.00 Flat 24s 23.00-25.00 Swiss Chard 12s 14.00-15.00 
red 12s 14.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 28.00-30.00 Dandelion green 12s
15.00-16.00 red 12s 15.00-16.00                                                
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 30.00-32.00 fr qual      
28.00-28.50 flm lined 24s 32.00-34.00 24s flmwrpd 32.00-34.00                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 42.00-44.00 fr qual 
36.00-38.00 Green Leaf 24s 44.00-48.00 fr qual 38.00-40.00 Red Leaf 24s        
44.00-48.00 fr qual 38.00-40.00 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 LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 17.00-18.00 fr qual      
12.50-13.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 24s 22.00-24.00 cartons   
film lined AZ/CA Hearts 48s 22.00-24.00                                        
---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 20.00-22.00 NI       
sml-med 20.00-22.00                                                            
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET BUNCHED 48S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons     
bunched CA Central Coast California 48s med 14.00-15.00 48s sml 13.00-14.00 MX 
Baja District 48s med 14.00-15.00 48s sml 13.00-14.00 Bulb Type 24s 6.50-7.50  
CA Central Coast California Leeks med 23.00-25.00 MX Baja District Leeks med   
22.00-24.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers NL AIR Leeks 32.50                      
---PARSLEY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 18.00-20.00 few    
high as 24.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Plain 60s 18.00-20.00 few high as 24.00 fr   
qual 15.00-16.00                                                               
---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 42.00-45.00 10 lb cartons CA Snow Peas Decalyxed 26.00-28.00
GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 28.00-29.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 CA       
Central Coast California Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 30.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas    
Decalyxed 26.00-28.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 26.00-28.00                 
---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    
26.00-28.00 lge 24.00-26.00 med 20.00-22.00 irreg sz 18.00-20.00 fr qual       
15.00-16.00 Red exlge 44.00-45.00 irreg sz 38.00-40.00 fr qual 32.00-34.00     
Yellow irreg sz 40.00-42.00 fr qual 35.00-38.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge     
36.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb
cartons MX Red exlge-lge 22.00-23.00 lge 17.00-18.00 Yellow exlge-lge Offerings
insufficient to quote. Orange exlge-lge 22.00-23.00 lge 17.00-18.00 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 .65-.75 Habanero orange         
2.50-2.70 Jalapeno .90-1.00 Pasilla .65-.80 Serrano .90-1.10 Yellow Chile      
.70-.85 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 20.00-21.00 few 24.00-25.00 MX Baja District Red 20.00-21.00 few           
24.00-25.00 OR Red 19.00-20.00 cartons bunched CA Oxnard District California   
Red 48s 13.00-14.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 16.00-18.00 fr appear 12.00-14.00 
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                   
---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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 22.00-24.00  
few 25.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA 22.00-24.00     
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 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 sml-med 12.00-13.00 fr qual 
10.00-10.50 med 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 Yellow Straightneck sml          
20.00-22.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 sml-med 20.00-22.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 med    
18.00-20.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 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 22.00-24.00 Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual
14.00-15.00 Kabocha sml-med 17.00-18.00 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 30.00-32.00 6x6 sz 28.00-30.00 ADAPTED          
ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 28.00-30.00 few 32.00 fr
qual 24.00-25.00 4x5s 28.00-30.00 few 32.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 5x5s           
26.00-28.00 few 30.00 fr qual 23.00-24.00 5x6s 26.00-28.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00 
Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 28.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 4x5s   
26.00-28.00 fr qual 23.00-24.00 5x5s 24.00-26.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 5x6s      
22.00-24.00 fr qual 20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine  
MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 12.00-13.00 cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids MX 
Baja District Vine Ripe - Campari Type 19.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats 
on the vine CA Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 16.00                                  
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX Baja District light red-red 24.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light     
red-red 20.00 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.  20 lb cartons loose FL red           
32.00-35.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX red 24.00
Baja District red 22.00-24.00 flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja       
District yellow 24.00 20 lb cartons loose MX Baja District red 38.00-40.00     
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose
MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 lge 17.00-18.00 fr 
qual 14.00-15.00 Baja District Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 fr qual    
15.00-16.00 lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 med 15.00-16.00 fr qual        
12.00-13.00                                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags AZ Purple Top med 15.00 CA Central
Coast California Purple Top lge 16.00-18.00 med 16.00-18.00 OR Purple Top lge  
17.00                                                                          
---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 15.75-16.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 29.75-30.00 1   
layer containers CA Central Coast California Radicchio 9s 12.00-13.00 12s 14.00
Castelfranco 12s 20.00 Treviso 9s 20.00 12s 20.00                              

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type 24s 31.00 25 lb 
film bags MX Baja District Red Type med 22.00 Gold Type med 22.00              
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 36.00 (wrapped) 41.00 Red 
Type med 38.00                                                                 
---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 27.00-28.00                            
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 12s     
Offerings insufficient to quote.                                               
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz 34.00                      
---GREENS: crates bunched AZ/CA Mustard green 24s 28.00 cartons bunched AZ/CA  
Kale green 24s 22.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 36.00 Swiss Chard 12s 28.00 Mixed   
Colors 12s 28.00 Red 12s 28.00                                                 
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: cartons AZ/CA 24s flmwrpd 35.00-40.00                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 26.00-28.00                              
---MUSHROOMS: 5 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Shiitake 25.50 fr qual  
16.00 Oyster 18.50-19.00 cartons 24 3 1/2-oz film packages CA Central Coast    
California Hen Of The Woods 2.50 Beech (Honshimeji) brown 2.00 white 2.00      
---ONIONS GREEN: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California 48s med 36.00     
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 22.00              
---RADISHES: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 48s 37.00         
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s Offerings insufficient to quote.    
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja
District Pear Type red 35.00 yellow 35.00                                      
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
MX red 22.00                                                                   

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