Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 15-MAY-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. OVERCAST 63                                               
Yesterday's High  69                                                           
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast
California Globe Thorned green 12s 24.00 18s 24.00 24s 24.00 Thornless green   
lge lse 58.00 med lse 60.00                                                    
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET HIGHER.  pyramid crates 28 lb bunched ID/OR Green lge    
52.00 11 lb cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Green std 30.00-32.00  
ID/OR Green jbo 30.00-32.00 MX Green lge holdovers 26.00-28.00 std holdovers   
26.00-28.00 PE Green lge 30.00-32.00 std 30.00-32.00 Purple lge 45.00 WA Green 
jbo 28.00-29.00 few 30.00 lge 28.00-29.00 few 30.00 std 28.00-29.00 few 30.00  
White exlge 53.00 lge 53.00                                                    
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons MX Baja District Haricot Vert (French 
Type) 19.00 Italian Type 20.00-21.00 Wax Type Yellow 25.00 15 lb cartons MX    
Baja District Italian Type 24.00-25.00 28 lb cartons CA Central Coast          
California Fava 18.00 Desert District California Round Green Type Handpicked   
27.00-28.00 30 lb cartons CA Central San Joaquin Valley California Round Green 
Type Handpicked 26.00 MX Baja District Fava 13.00-14.00 30 lb reusable plastic 
containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 20.00-22.00 fr appear          
14.00-15.00                                                                    
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type
12s 12.00-13.00 few 15.00 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 LOWER.  cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s      
20.00-22.00 fr qual 16.00-18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00-26.00 20 lb    
cartons loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut 22.00-24.00 fr qual        
18.00-20.00                                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 48.00 sml 50.00 MX Baja District med 65.00                      
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round   
Green Type med 12.00-13.00 Red Type med 28.00-30.00 45 lb cartons CA Central   
Coast California Savoy Type med-lge 35.00-36.00                                
---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 9.00-10.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern District
California Baby Peeled med-lge 14.00-15.00                                     
---CAULIFLOWER: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA       
Central Coast California White 9s 40.00-44.00 12s 44.00-48.00 fr qual holdovers
38.00-40.00 16s 44.00-47.00 fr qual holdovers 38.00-40.00 Romanesco 12s 35.00  
16s 35.00                                                                      
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz           
65.00-70.00 2 1/2 dz 65.00-70.00                                               
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Desert District California Yellow 4 
dz 20.00-22.00 White 4 dz 20.00-22.00                                          
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 15.00-16.00 fr qual 
12.00-13.00 ord qual 10.00-10.50 poorer quality and condition 8.00-8.50 lge    
13.00-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 Baja District lge 14.00 cartons MX 36s 9.00 fr 
qual 7.00-7.50 Baja District 36s 9.00 fr qual 7.00-7.50 50 lb cartons MX       
Pickles 200-300s 24.00 300-400s 26.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CA Long  
Seedless 12s 10.00-10.50 MX Long Seedless 16s 12.00-13.00 18s 12.00-13.00 22 lb
cartons MX Persian sml-med 9.00-9.50 fr appear 4.00 sml 10.50-11.00 Baja       
District Persian sml-med 10.00-11.00 sml 11.00                                 
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped CA Desert District        
California 18s 18.00-20.00 24s 16.00-18.00 MX 18s fr qual holdovers 13.00-14.00
24s fr qual holdovers 10.00-12.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 20.00       
sml-med 28.50 25 lb cartons CA Desert District California Italian sml-med      
24.00-28.00 30 lb cartons MX Japanese med-lge 54.00 Indian sml 16.00           
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 14.00-15.00
10 lb cartons BL AIR Witloof 22.00-23.00 CA Central Coast California Witloof   
19.00-19.50 8 lb cartons NL AIR Witloof Red Type 45.00-45.50                   
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s          
17.00-18.00                                                                    
---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 CA Central Coast California Collard
24s 22.00-24.00 Kale green 24s 13.00-14.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 17.00-18.00   
Kale, Multicolor 24s 24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s 22.00-24.00 Flat 24s        
22.00-24.00 Swiss Chard 12s 12.00-15.00 red 12s 12.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe      
(Rappini) 20s 38.00-40.00 Dandelion green 12s 12.00-13.00 red 12s 12.00-13.00  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s   
12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 flm lined 24s 12.00-12.50 24s flmwrpd          
12.00-13.00 30s flmwrpd 11.00-11.50                                            
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California Boston  
24s 20.00-21.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Green Leaf 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual         
10.00-10.50 Red Leaf 24s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 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 9.00-9.75 Red Oak Leaf 24s 9.00-9.75  
Green Oak Leaf 24s 9.00-9.75 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   
14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Central Coast   
California Hearts 15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50 cartons film lined CA Central
Coast California Hearts 48s 16.00-18.00                                        
---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 crates HD sml-med 25.00 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 10.00-11.00 48s sml 9.00-9.50 MX Baja District 48s med 10.00-11.00 48s 
sml 9.00-9.50 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 STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Curly 
60s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Plain 60s 20.00-21.00 few 24.00-25.00 fr   
qual 17.00-18.00                                                               
---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 CA Central Coast        
California English 38.00-40.00 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 STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red irreg sz   
24.00-26.00 Desert District California Green exlge 24.00-25.00 lge 22.00-23.00 
med 18.00-19.00 irreg sz 16.00-16.50 MX Green irreg sz 15.00-16.00 fr qual fr  
cond 12.00-12.50 Red exlge 24.00-26.00 lge 24.00-26.00 med 22.00-24.00 irreg sz
20.00-22.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Yellow exlge 24.00-26.00 lge 24.00-26.00 irreg 
sz fr qual 22.00-24.00 Orange irreg sz 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Baja    
District Yellow irreg sz 18.00-20.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 20.00-22.00 fr 
qual 16.00-18.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 28.00-30.00 GREENHOUSE
5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 14.00-15.00 med-lge 12.00-12.50 holdovers  
7.00-8.00 Yellow exlge-lge 15.00-16.00 med-lge 12.00-13.00 holdovers 7.00-8.00 
Orange exlge-lge 15.00-16.00 med-lge 12.00-13.00 holdovers 7.00-8.00 NL AIR Red
exlge-lge 25.00 Yellow exlge-lge 26.00 Orange exlge-lge 26.00                  
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb MX Baja 
District Anaheim .60-.70 Habanero orange 2.80-3.00 Jalapeno .50-.60 Pasilla    
.55-.65 Serrano .40-.50 Yellow Chile .55-.65 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 FL Red 22.00 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                                              
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   OPEN FIELD 20 lb cartons OR 41.00 GREENHOUSE 6  
kg containers NL 58.00                                                         
---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 CA Central Coast California Flat  
24s 14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Central Coast
California 12.00-12.50 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Central Coast California
22.00-24.00                                                                    
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green 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 Yellow Straightneck sml 20.00-22.00 fr qual    
17.00-18.00 sml-med 20.00-22.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 med 18.00-20.00 fr qual    
15.00-16.00 Grey sml 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 sml-med 12.00-13.00 fr qual
9.00-10.00 med 11.00-12.00 fr qual 8.00-9.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn Green med 
15.00-16.00 lge 18.00-20.00 Butternut sml 14.00-16.00 med 16.00-18.00 lge      
18.00-20.00 Kabocha med 22.00-24.00 Spaghetti med 17.00-18.00 22 lb cartons MX 
Baja District Zucchini Green sml 10.00-12.00 sml-med 10.00-12.00 med 8.00-10.00
Yellow Straightneck sml 17.00-18.00 sml-med 17.00-18.00 med 15.00-16.00 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.  25 lb cartons loose FL Mature Greens light red   
5x6 sz 20.00 6x6 sz 20.00 flats 2 layer Local Repack Mature Greens light red   
4x4s 22.00 4x5s 22.00 5x5s 18.00 5x6s 16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer  
MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 18.00-20.00 fr qual fr cond 15.00-16.00 4x5s      
18.00-20.00 fr qual fr cond 15.00-16.00 5x5s 16.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual fr  
cond 13.00-14.00 5x6s 16.00-18.00 fr qual fr cond 13.00-15.00 Baja District    
Vine Ripes light red 4x5s 21.00 lugs 3 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 6x6 sz    
Offerings insufficient to quote. CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 1 layer MX Vine  
Ripes light red 30s 11.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5   
count 7.00-8.00 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 Baja District light red-red 16.00 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 11.00-12.00 few 13.00 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 20.00-22.00                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 fr qual fr cond 9.00-10.00 lge   
11.00-12.00 fr qual fr cond 9.00-10.00 med 10.00-11.00 fr qual fr cond         
8.00-8.50 Baja District Roma light red-red exlge 12.00-13.00 lge 12.00-13.00   
---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 Alfalfa Sprouts      
12.00-13.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages CA Alfalfa Sprouts 15.00-16.00 35 lb      
crates MX Baja District Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 12.00-12.50 19 lb cartons CA     
Central Coast California Cardoon 22.00 1 lb film bags CD British Columbia      
Fiddle Head 10.50 5 lb cartons CD British Columbia Fiddle Head 45.00 10 lb     
cartons Local Repack Jerusalem Artichokes 16.00-18.00 20 lb film bags CA       
Jerusalem Artichokes 28.00-30.00 25 lb film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 32.00 
1 layer containers CA Central Coast California Radicchio 9s 13.00 12s 15.00    
Castelfranco 12s 22.00 Treviso 12s 20.00                                       

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med-lge 29.00 Gold Type    
med-lge 22.00                                                                  
---BROCCOLI: cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s 35.00                
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round Green Type med     
(wrapped) 54.00 Red Type med (wrapped) 52.00 52.00                             
---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 25 lb sacks  
loose CA Kern District California med 13.00-16.00 jbo 13.00-16.00 cartons 20   
1-lb film bags CA Kern District California Baby Peeled med-lge 29.00           
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 12s     
56.00                                                                          
---GREENS: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Kale Lacinato (Tuscan)  
24s 26.00 Swiss Chard 12s 28.00 red 12s 28.00                                  
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Central Coast California Green Leaf 24s 29.00 Red 
Leaf 24s 29.00                                                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 29.00 cartons 12   
3-count packages CA Central Coast California Hearts 18.00                      
---ONIONS GREEN: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California 48s med 39.00     
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Curly 60s 24.00 Plain  
60s 24.00                                                                      
---RADISHES: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 48s 34.00         
---SPINACH: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Flat 24s 29.00         
---SQUASH: 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 16.00 Yellow Straightneck  
sml 18.00 bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 29.00