Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
USDA - Wed May 16, 2:20PM CDT
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 16-MAY-2018                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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Weather at 7:00 a.m. SCATTERED CLEAR 59                                        
Yesterday's high 71                                                            
                                                                               
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 24.00 Thornless green med lse 42.00 sml  
lse 42.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched CA Central District       
California Green jbo 28.00 lge 30.00 std 30.00 ID Green jbo 32.00 MX Green lge 
fr cond 24.00-25.00 std 30.00 PE AIR White lge 25.50-26.50 WA WAExFcy Green jbo
28.00 lge 30.00 std 30.00                                                      
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel crates MX Baja District Fava 15.00 10  
lb cartons MX Baja District Haricot Vert (French Type) Offerings insuffcient to
quote. 15 lb cartons MX Baja District Italian Type 30.00-32.00 15 lb crates MX 
Baja District Italian Type 28.00 30 lb cartons CA Central San Joaquin Valley   
California Round Green Type Handpicked 32.00-34.00 Orange County California    
Round Green Type Handpicked 30.00-34.00 few 36.00 MX Baja District Round Green 
Type Handpicked 34.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green   
Type Handpicked 30.00 fr appear 15.00-20.00                                    
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s       
8.00-11.00 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med 10.00-12.00 lge 10.00-12.00 Gold    
Type med-lge 17.50-18.50 few 19.50                                             
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s     
15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.50-24.00 20 lb    
cartons loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut 20.00-22.00 fr qual        
17.00-18.00                                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California med 16.00-18.00 MX Baja District med 16.00-18.00                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET RED LOWER, GREEN & SAVOY STEADY.  50 lb cartons CA Central 
Coast California Round Green Type med 12.50-13.00 lge 10.00-10.50 Red Type med 
13.50-14.00 45 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Savoy Type med-lge       
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District          
California med-lge 16.50-17.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District        
California med-lge 16.00-17.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA Kern District        
California med-lge 16.00-17.00 50 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California   
Juice Type 14.00-15.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California med       
10.00-10.50 jbo 8.50-9.50 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California
Baby Peeled med-lge 20.00-21.00                                                
---CAULIFLOWER: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA
Central Coast California White 12s 27.00-29.00 16s 25.00-27.00 Orange 6s 19.00 
8s 19.00 12s 22.50 Purple 6s 19.00 8s 19.00 12s 22.50 Romanesco 12s 22.50 16s  
22.50                                                                          
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz     
12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 2 1/2 dz 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50       
filmbags 30s 13.00 cartons film bags CA Central Coast California Hearts 18s    
10.00                                                                          
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Desert District California Yellow 4 
dz 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 White 4 dz 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00                
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET 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 qualitiy and condition 10.00 lge 18.00 
fr qual 15.00-16.00 Baja District lge 18.00 cartons MX 36s 9.00 fr qual Baja   
District 36s 11.00 40 lb plastic containers MX Pickles 200-300s 18.00-20.00    
300-400s 18.00-20.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Baja District Pickles sml-med       
13.00-14.00 sml 13.00-14.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless   
12s 13.00-13.50 16s 14.00-14.50 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Persian med     
10.00-12.00 sml-med 12.00-13.00 sml 12.00-13.00 10 lb cartons CA Japanese med  
22.00-24.00                                                                    
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Desert District          
California 18s 17.00-18.00 24s 16.00-18.00 1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons    
wrapped MX 18s 12.00-13.00 fr qual fr cond 8.00-8.50 some lower 24s 10.00-11.00
fr qual fr cond 7.00-7.50 some lower 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge          
15.00-20.00 mostly 15.00-18.00 occas higher/lower Filipino med 25.00-26.00 25  
lb cartons CA Desert District California Italian sml-med 28.00 30 lb cartons MX
Italian sml-med 18.00-22.50 occas lower Japanese sml-med 22.00-25.00 occas best
higher 25 lb cartons CA Desert District California Japanese sml-med 25.00 30 lb
cartons MX Indian med 19.00-22.00 occas higher/lower                           
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 12.00-13.00
fr qual 10.00-10.50 10 lb cartons BL AIR Witloof 21.00-21.50 CA Central Coast  
California Witloof 18.00-18.50 8 lb cartons CA Witloof Red Type 43.00 3 kg     
cartons NL AIR Witloof Red Type 43.00                                          
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s          
14.00-15.00                                                                    
---GARLIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons AG White #6 52.00 #7 72.00 CA      
Central Coast California White jbo 60.00 giant 45.00 CQ White netted 5s 46.00  
Purple netted 5s 46.00 10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California elephant      
32.00-32.50 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 11.00-12.00 cartons 4 5-lb   
film bags CQ Peeled 10.00-11.00                                                
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Collard
24s 15.50-16.00 Kale green 24s 11.50-12.00 fr qual 8.50-9.50 Lacinato (Tuscan) 
24s 20.00-22.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 23.50-24.00 Mustard Curly 24s 15.50-16.00 
Flat 24s 15.50-16.00 Swiss Chard 12s 12.50-13.00 red 12s 12.50-13.00 Broccoli  
Rabe (Rappini) 20s 43.00-45.00 Dandelion green 12s 11.00-12.00 red 12s         
11.00-12.00                                                                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s    
13.50-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 flm lined 24s 17.00-18.00                      
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Central Coast California Boston   
24s 16.00-17.00 fr qual 14.50-15.00 Green Leaf 24s 18.50-20.00 fr qual         
16.50-17.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.50-17.00 fr qual 14.00-14.50 flats 1 layer CA      
Central Coast California Frisee 24s 16.00-16.50 12s 8.50-9.00 2 lb cartons CA  
Central Coast California Lolla Rossa 24s 8.50-9.00 Red Oak Leaf 24s 8.50-9.00  
Green Oak Leaf 24s 8.50-9.00 3 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Mesculin 
Mix 5.50-6.50 cartons 3 1-lb film bags CA Central Coast California Mesculin Mix
5.50-6.50                                                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s   
11.50-12.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Central Coast   
California Hearts 12.50-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 cartons film lined CA Central
Coast California Hearts 24s 21.00-22.00                                        
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California White 
lge 18.00-19.00 med 17.00-18.00 sml 17.00-18.00 Cremini 22.00-23.00 CD British 
Columbia White lge 19.00-20.00 med 18.00 sml 18.00 PA White lge 19.00-20.00 med
18.00 sml 18.00 Cremini 22.00-23.00 5 lb cartons CA Central Coast California   
Shiitake fr qual 15.00-16.00 Oyster 16.00-17.00 Portobella lge 16.00-17.00 med 
16.00-17.00 Woodear 20.00 CQ Shiitake med 20.00 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 CA Desert District California   
sml 35.00-36.00 med 26.00 MX Baja District sml 24.00 15 lb crates CA sml 50.00 
(Indian Okra)                                                                  
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California  
48s med 9.50-10.00 48s sml 8.00-8.50 MX Baja District 48s med 9.00-10.00 48s   
sml 8.00-8.50 Bulb Type 24s 7.00-8.00 CA Central Coast California Leeks med    
18.00-20.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 17.00-18.00         
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Curly 
60s 13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Plain 60s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 11.50-12.50  
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CA         
24.00-26.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags CA 24.00-26.00                           
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Central Coast        
California English 36.00 10 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Snow Peas   
Decalyxed 28.00-30.00 MX Baja District Snow Peas Decalyxed 28.00-30.00 CA      
Central Coast California Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 18.00-20.00 MX Baja District
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 18.00-20.00                                          
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 35.00
(marked 30lbs)                                                                 
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Desert District
California Green exlge 28.00-30.00 lge 26.00-28.00 irreg sz 22.00-24.00 fr qual
18.00-18.50 Red exlge 28.00-30.00 lge 28.00-30.00 irreg sz 24.00 fr qual       
18.00-20.00 Yellow exlge 26.00-28.00 lge 26.00-28.00 irreg sz 22.00-24.00 MX   
Green irreg sz 20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Baja District Red irreg sz 26.00
15 lb cartons MX Baja District Red exlge 20.00-21.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00       
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Red exlge 20.00 Orange exlge 20.00 MX Red     
exlge-lge 11.00-13.00 Yellow exlge-lge 10.00-12.00 Orange exlge-lge 10.00-12.00
NL AIR Yellow exlge 23.00                                                      
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb MX Baja 
District Anaheim .60-.70 Habanero orange 2.40-2.60 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles
28.00-30.00 20 lb cartons CA Shishito 30.00 MX Baja District Shishito 25.00 fr 
appear 20.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Baja District Mixed Mini Sweet Types 
12.00-12.50 few high as 14.50 cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Jalapeno  
.50-.55 Manzano 2.90-3.10 Pasilla .45-.50 Serrano .50-.55 Yellow Chile .45-.50 
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CA Central Coast
California Red 12.00-14.00 25 lb film bags topped CA Central Coast California  
Red 12.00-14.00 FL Red 17.00 MX Baja District Red 12.00-13.00 cartons bunched  
CA Central Coast California Red 48s 12.00-13.00 MX Baja District Red 48s       
12.00-12.50                                                                    
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   OPEN FIELD 20 lb cartons OR 30.00 WA 38.00      
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California med 
20.00-22.00 MX Baja District med 18.00-20.00                                   
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Flat  
24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Central Coast
California 10.00-12.00 few 13.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Central Coast 
California 10.50-12.50                                                         
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml           
26.00-28.00 fr qual 24.00-24.50 sml-med 26.00-28.00 fr qual 24.00-24.50 med    
24.00-26.00 fr qual 22.00-22.50 Yellow Straightneck sml 26.00-28.00 sml-med    
26.00-28.00 med 24.00-26.00 Grey sml 14.00-15.00 sml-med 14.00-15.00 med       
12.00-13.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn Green med 14.00-15.00 Butternut sml 26.00  
lge 35.00 Kabocha med-lge 14.00-15.00 Spaghetti med-lge 12.00-13.00 22 lb      
cartons CA Desert District California Yellow Straightneck sml-med 28.00 med    
28.00 MX Baja District Round Zucchini Light Green sml-med 10.00 22-26 lb       
cartons CA Desert District California Scallop Green sml fineappear 25.00 Yellow
sml 18.00-20.00 fineappear 25.00 sml-med 18.00-20.00 MX Baja District Zucchini 
Green sml 26.00 sml-med 26.00 med 24.00 50 lb cartons MX Banana lge 24.00      
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA Atwater Livingston        
California U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 25.00-28.00 Red Types 25.00-28.00 White     
Types 32.00-36.00 Japanese Types 30.00-35.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med   
18.00-20.00 jbo 20.00-23.00 Red Types med 18.00-20.00 jbo 22.00-24.00 White    
Types med 18.00-20.00 jbo 18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons HI BOAT U.S. No. 1 Okinawan
Type 58.50                                                                     
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens breakers-turning 5x6 sz 13.00-14.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb    
cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00 flats 2 layer MX Vine 
Ripes light red 4x4s 15.00-16.00 4x5s 15.00-16.00 5x5s 12.00-13.00 5x6s        
12.00-13.00 Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x5s 15.00-16.00 5x5s           
12.00-13.00 5x6s 11.00-13.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the    
vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 9.00-10.00 few 11.00 cartons 8 1-lb containers
with lids MX Baja District Vine Ripe - Campari Type 18.00-18.50 GREENHOUSE 5   
kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 11.00-12.00             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX light red-red 11.00-12.00 Baja District light red-red 14.00 flats 12 1/2-pt 
cups with lids MX Baja District Pear Type red 14.00 cartons 12 10.5-oz         
containers with lids MX Baja District Heirloom Varieties yellow med 28.50      
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids MX Baja District red 10.50-12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 flats  
15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 28.50 20 lb cartons loose 
MX Baja District red 20.00-21.00 fr appear 15.00-16.00                         
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 10.00-11.00 few 12.00 lge 10.00-11.00 few    
12.00 med 9.00-10.00 few 11.00 Baja District Roma light red-red exlge 12.00 lge
11.00-12.00                                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Purple Top lge 13.00-14.00 med 
13.00-14.00 MX Baja District Purple Top lge 14.00 med 13.00-14.00              
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  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 16.00-17.00 35 lb crates MX Baja      
District Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 17.00-18.00 10 lb cartons Local Repack Jerusalem
Artichokes 25.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 48.00 cartons 12 1-lb 
trays film wrapped CA Jerusalem Artichokes 36.00 1 layer containers CA Central 
Coast California Radicchio 9s 13.00-13.50 12s 13.00-13.50 Treviso 9s 18.50 12s 
18.50                                                                          

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s 18.00-20.00 Gold Type  
12s 18.00-19.00 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med 21.00-22.00 Gold 
Type med Offerings insufficient to quote.                                      
---BROCCOLI: cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s 18.00 fr cond 7.00 20
lb cartons loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut fr cond 7.00            
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round Green Type med     
Offerings insuffcient to quote. Red Type med 29.00 (wrapped)                   
---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 Offerings          
insuffcient to quote. sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA Kern District California      
med-lge 26.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California med 15.00 jbo 16.00
cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California Baby Peeled med-lge 26.00
cartons 4 5-lb film bags CA Kern District California Baby Peeled med-lge       
26.00-26.50                                                                    
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 12s     
24.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California filmbags 30s 29.00              
---CUCUMBERS: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 25.00                                
---EGGPLANT: 1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX 12s 15.00             
---GREENS: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Collard 24s 18.00 Kale  
green 24s 22.00 fr qual 16.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 16.00-18.00 Swiss Chard 12s
18.00-20.00 fr qual 12.00 Mixed Colors 12s 20.00-22.00 Red 12s 18.00-20.00 fr  
qual 12.00                                                                     
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s Offerings          
insufficient to quote.                                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Central Coast California Green Leaf 24s 24.00 Red 
Leaf 24s 24.00                                                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 25.00 cartons 12   
3-count packages CA Central Coast California Hearts Offerings insufficient to  
quote.                                                                         
---MUSHROOMS: 5 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Shiitake 25.50 fr qual  
16.00 Oyster 17.00 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 MX Baja District Leeks med 43.25              
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Curly 30s 15.00 Plain  
30s 15.00                                                                      
---SPINACH: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Flat 24s 38.00         
---SQUASH: 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green med Offerings insufficient to  
quote. Yellow Straightneck med 26.00 bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 22.00 22  
lb cartons MX Baja District Scallop Yellow med 18.00 22-26 lb cartons MX Baja  
District Grey sml-med 10.00                                                    
---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 11.00