Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 14-FEB-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. OVERCAST 56                                               
Yesterday's high 66                                                            
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California Globe      
Thorned green 12s 32.00 18s 26.00 24s 26.00 Thornless green sml lse 32.00      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge 28.00
std 28.00 11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 14.00-15.00 lge 14.00-15.00 std   
14.00-15.00 PE AIR Green jbo 14.00-15.00 lge 14.00-15.00 std 14.00-15.00 White 
lge 21.00-22.00 15 lb cartons bunched MX Green Tips lge 16.00                  
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates MX Baja District Fava 47.50 5 lb      
cartons Local Repack Baja District Wax Type Yellow 10.50 10 lb cartons MX Baja 
District Dragon Tongue 20.00 Haricot Vert (French Type) 16.00 Wax Type Yellow  
20.00 15 lb cartons CA Cranberry Type 35.00 MX Baja District Italian Type      
24.00-25.00 15 lb crates MX Baja District Italian Type 28.00 30 lb cartons MX  
Baja District Round Green Type Handpicked 24.00-26.00 30 lb reusable plastic   
containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 24.00-25.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s       
8.00-11.00 25 lb film bags OR Red Type med 10.00-11.50 lge 10.00-11.00 Gold    
Type med-lge 16.00-17.00 few 18.00                                             
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 11.00-11.50 fr qual       
7.50-8.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut  
11.50-12.00 fr qual 8.50-9.00                                                  
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast    
California med 20.00-22.00                                                     
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med          
10.00-11.00 few 8.00-9.00 lge 9.00-10.00 Red Type med 15.00-17.00 45 lb cartons
AZ/CA Savoy Type med-lge 14.00-15.00                                           
---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 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern        
District California Baby Peeled med-lge 20.00-21.00                            
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s          
10.00-11.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 16s 9.00-10.00 few 11.00 fr qual 8.00 CA Orange  
6s 19.00 Central Coast California Orange 8s 19.00 12s 22.50 Purple 6s 19.00 8s 
19.00 12s 22.50 Romanesco 12s 22.00 16s 22.00                                  
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz 9.00-10.00
fr qual 8.00-8.50 2 1/2 dz 9.00-10.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50                        
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons MX Yellow 4 dz 24.00-25.00 fr qual   
18.00-19.00 White 4 dz 24.00-25.00                                             
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 17.00-18.00 fr qual 
14.00-15.00 ord qual 12.00-13.00 sml 10.00-11.00 lge 17.00-18.00 fr qual       
14.00-15.00 Baja District med 18.00 lge 18.00 cartons MX 36s 12.00-13.00 fr    
qual 8.00-9.00 Baja District 36s 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 40 lb plastic containers
MX Pickles 200-300s 28.00-30.00 fr cond 18.00-20.00 300-400s 28.00-30.00 fr    
cond 18.00-20.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Baja District Pickles sml-med           
15.00-16.00 sml 15.00-16.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless   
12s 10.50-12.50 16s 12.50-14.50 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Persian med     
28.00-30.00 sml-med 33.00-35.00 sml 33.00-35.00                                
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX 18s  
11.00-13.00 few 14.00 fr qual 10.00 24s 11.00-13.00 few 14.00 fr qual 10.00 30 
lb cartons MX Chinese sml-med 20.00-23.00 occas higher Filipino sml-med        
24.00-26.00 Italian sml-med 18.00-22.50 occas lower Japanese sml-med           
22.00-25.00 occas best higher Indian med 32.00-36.00 occas higher/lower        
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 10 
lb cartons BL AIR Witloof 20.00-21.50 CA Central Coast California Witloof      
18.00-18.50 8 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Witloof Red Type 43.00 3  
kg cartons NL AIR Witloof Red Type 43.00                                       
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 14.00-15.00                    
---GARLIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA Central Coast     
California White super col 65.00-70.00 col 69.00 exjbo 63.00 jbo 47.00 CQ White
netted 5s 46.00 Purple netted 5s 46.00 MX Baja District White jbo 60.00 netted 
5s 65.00 Purple col 50.00 PE Purple col 55.00 10 lb cartons CA Central Coast   
California elephant 32.00-32.50 14 kg containers SP White super col 52.00-55.00
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 AZ/CA Collard 24s 15.00-16.00 few  
high as 18.00 Kale green 24s 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 Lacinato (Tuscan)   
24s 20.00-22.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 23.00-24.00 Mustard Curly 24s 16.00-17.00 
Flat 24s 17.00-18.00 Swiss Chard 12s 12.00-13.00 red 12s 12.00-13.00 Broccoli  
Rabe (Rappini) 20s 43.00-45.00 Dandelion green 12s 11.00-12.00 red 12s         
11.00-12.00                                                                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 10.00-11.00 fr qual     
8.50-9.00 flm lined 24s 11.00-11.50 24s flmwrpd 11.00-12.00                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual
10.00-10.50 Green Leaf 24s 10.00-11.00 fr qual 8.50-9.50 Red Leaf 24s          
10.00-11.00 fr qual 8.50-9.50 flats 1 layer AZ/CA Frisee 24s 16.00-16.50 12s   
8.50-9.00 2 lb cartons AZ/CA Lolla Rossa 24s 8.50-9.00 Red Oak Leaf 24s        
8.50-9.00 Green Oak Leaf 24s 8.50-9.00 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 11.00-12.00 fr qual     
10.00-10.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 13.00-14.00 few 15.00 fr  
qual 12.00-12.50 cartons film lined AZ/CA 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 HD AIR sml 25.00-26.00 NI AIR   
sml 25.00-26.00                                                                
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA 48s med 9.00-10.00 48s 
sml 7.00-8.00 few low as 6.00 MX Baja District 48s med 9.00-10.00 few 11.00 48s
sml 7.00-8.00 few low as 6.00 Bulb Type 24s 8.00-9.00 AZ/CA Leeks med          
14.00-15.00 few higher MX Baja District Leeks med 14.00-16.00                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 12.00-13.00 few   
14.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 poorer quality and condition 8.50-9.00 Plain 60s     
12.50-13.00 few 14.00 fr qual 10.50-11.00 poorer quality and condition 9.50    
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose OR         
24.00-27.00 few 28.00-30.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags OR 24.00-27.00           
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Baja District English  
36.00-37.50 few higher 10 lb cartons GU AIR Snow Peas Decalyxed 14.00-16.00 PE 
AIR Snow Peas Decalyxed 14.00-16.00 GU AIR Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed           
16.00-18.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 16.00-18.00                           
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 35.00
(marked 30lbs)                                                                 
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green exlge    
14.00-16.00 few high as 18.00 lge 14.00-16.00 med 13.00 irreg sz 11.00-12.00 fr
qual 10.00 Red exlge 16.00-18.00 irreg sz 14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00      
Yellow lge 16.00-18.00 irreg sz 15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 15 lb cartons  
MX Red exlge 15.00-16.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 16.00-17.00   
few 18.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red lge 15.00-16.00 fr qual         
9.00-10.00 poorer quality and condition 7.00 Yellow lge 15.00-16.00 fr qual    
9.00-10.00 poorer quality and condition 7.00 Orange lge 15.00-16.00 fr qual    
12.00-13.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb MX Baja 
District Anaheim .50-.55 Habanero orange 1.50-2.00 cartons/crates per lb MX    
Baja District Jalapeno .30-.35 Manzano 3.00-3.50 Pasilla .70-.75 Serrano       
.35-.40 Yellow Chile .50-.55                                                   
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ/CA Red       
12.00-14.00 25 lb film bags topped AZ/CA Red 20.00-22.00 few high as           
23.00-24.00 MX Baja District Red 19.00-20.00 cartons bunched AZ/CA Red 48s     
11.00-12.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 10.00-12.00                               
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons WA WAExFcy 55.00 6 kg  
containers NL AIR 50.00                                                        
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags CA med 22.00-24.00 MX  
Baja District med 20.00-22.00                                                  
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 11.00-12.00 few    
13.00 fr qual 10.00 poorer quality and condition 8.00 cartons 12 10-oz film    
bags AZ/CA 10.00-12.00 few 13.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ/CA 10.50-12.50
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml           
11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 sml-med 10.00-11.00 fr qual 9.00 med 8.00-9.00 fr
qual 7.00-7.50 Yellow Straightneck sml 16.00-18.00 sml-med 16.00-18.00 med     
13.00-14.00 Grey sml 10.00-12.00 sml-med 10.00-11.00 med 10.00-11.00 bushel    
cartons MX Acorn Green med 16.00-18.00 Butternut med 11.00-12.00 lge           
11.00-12.00 Kabocha med-lge 13.00-15.00 few 12.00 Spaghetti med-lge 12.00-13.00
few 14.00 1 1/9 bushel crates MX Zucchini Green med-lge 12.00 1 1/9 bushel     
cartons MX Kabocha sml 12.00-14.00 20 lb cartons CA Carnival sml-med           
16.00-18.00 Delicata sml-med 18.00 Golden Nugget sml-med 18.00 Sweet Dumpling  
sml-med 18.00 med-lge 18.00                                                    
---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 32.00-35.00 Japanese Types 35.00-38.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med   
18.00-20.00 jbo 20.00-23.00 Red Types med 18.00-20.00 jbo 21.00-24.00 White    
Types med 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 jbo 18.00-20.00                                
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens  
light red 5x5 sz 12.00 few 13.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX    
Vine Ripes light red 5x5 sz 12.00 few 13.00 flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light  
red 4x5s 12.00 few 14.00 5x5s 11.00-11.50 few 13.00 5x6s 11.00-11.50 few 12.00 
Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x5s 12.00 5x5s 11.50-12.00 5x6s 11.00-11.50
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count
15.00-16.00 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 14.00-16.00                                                      
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX light red-red med 14.00-15.00 red med 12.00 Baja District light red-red med 
14.00-15.00 flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja District Pear Type red 40.00
yellow 40.00 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 11.00-12.00 fr qual 8.00 flats 15    
1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 28.50                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 fr qual 8.00-9.00 lge 10.00-11.00
fr qual 7.00-8.00 med 9.00-10.00 fr qual 6.00-7.00 Baja District Roma light    
red-red exlge 10.00-11.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 lge 10.00-11.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00  
med 9.00-10.00 fr qual 6.00-7.00                                               
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CA Central Coast California Purple
Top lge 13.00-14.00 med 13.00-14.00 MI Purple Top med 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 Alfalfa
Sprouts 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages CA Alfalfa Sprouts 16.00-17.00 35 
lb crates MX Baja District Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 26.00-28.00 10 lb cartons     
Local Repack Jerusalem Artichokes 20.00 20 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes
35.00 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                                                     

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s 17.00 25 lb film bags  
MX Baja District Red Type med 21.00-22.00                                      
---BROCCOLI: 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut 22.00                         
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons AZ/CA Round Green Type med 26.00 Red Type med 23.00  
---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 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                                           
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 12s     
20.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 15.00 30s 20.00             
---CUCUMBERS: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med ord qual 25.00                       
---EGGPLANT: 1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX 12s 15.00             
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 22.00 Kale green 24s 24.00        
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00 Swiss Chard 12s 18.00 Mixed Colors 12s 18.00 
Red 12s 18.00                                                                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 22.00 Red Leaf 24s 22.00        
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 22.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA  
Hearts 22.00 fr qual 15.00                                                     
---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 43.75              
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 30s 22.00 Plain 30s 22.00              
---RADISHES: cartons bunched MX Baja District Red 24s 35.00                    
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 24.00-26.00                         
---SQUASH: bushel cartons CA Acorn sml 26.00 Butternut sml 27.00 sml-med 15.00 
Spaghetti sml 27.00 26-28 lb cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 22.00 sml-med 22.00 
med 18.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 20.00 sml-med 20.00                          
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
MX red 18.00