Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 13-MAR-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. MIST 59                                                   
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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 fr cond 12.00 18s 26.00 fr cond 13.00 24s 22.00        
Thornless green sml lse 32.00                                                  
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 25.00 lge    
24.00 fr cond 18.00 std 14.00 fr cond 18.00 PE AIR White lge 21.00-22.00 15 lb 
cartons bunched MX Green Tips lge Offerings insufficient to quote.             
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates MX Baja District Fava 40.00 one label 
45.00 fr appear 32.00 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 32.00 15 lb crates MX Baja District Italian Type 28.00 30
lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 22.00-24.00
few high as 28.00 fr qual fr cond 14.00-18.00                                  
---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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 15.00-16.00 few     
18.00 fr qual 12.50-13.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 23.50-24.00 20 lb cartons  
loose AZ/CA Crown Cut 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual 13.50-14.50                
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS 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          
14.00-15.00 lge 12.50-13.00 Red Type med 20.00-21.00 45 lb cartons AZ/CA Savoy 
Type med-lge 17.00-18.00                                                       
---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          
31.00-34.00 fr qual holdovers 24.00-26.00 16s 30.00-33.00 fr qual holdovers    
22.00-24.00 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           
11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 2 1/2 dz 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50           
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons MX Yellow 4 dz 16.00-17.00 White 4 dz  
17.00-18.00 few 20.00-22.00                                                    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 28.00-30.00 few     
32.00 fr qual 24.00-26.00 ord qual 18.00-20.00 lge 22.00-24.00 fr qual         
17.00-18.00 Baja District med Offerings insuffcient to quote. cartons MX 36s   
15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 40 lb plastic containers MX Pickles  
200-300s 30.00-32.00 300-400s 30.00-32.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Baja District  
Pickles sml-med 17.00-18.00 sml 17.00-18.00 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 14.00-15.00 fr appear 10.00-12.00 sml-med 17.00-18.00 sml 17.00 10 
lb cartons CA Japanese med 23.00                                               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX 18s  
15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 24s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 30 lb      
cartons MX Chinese sml-med 11.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 occas higher/lower   
Italian sml-med 18.00-22.50 occas lower Japanese sml-med 22.00-25.00 occas best
higher Indian med 17.00-21.00 mostly 17.00-19.00 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 20.00-21.00 few 22.00 fr
qual holdovers 17.50-18.50 flm lined 24s 20.00-21.00 24s flmwrpd 21.00-22.00   
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN & RED LEAF SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.      
cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 13.00-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 Green Leaf 24s        
19.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Red Leaf 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00   
flats 1 layer AZ/CA Frisee 24s 16.00-16.50 12s 8.50-9.00 2 lb cartons AZ/CA    
Lolla Rossa 24s 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 24.00-25.00 few 26.00 fr
qual holdovers 19.50-21.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 24.00-25.00
fr qual 20.00-21.00 cartons film lined AZ/CA Hearts 24s 25.50-27.00            
---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 GU AIR sml 24.00                
---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: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Baja District English
fr appear 25.00 10 lb cartons GU AIR Snow Peas Decalyxed 13.00-14.00 MX Baja   
District Snow Peas Decalyxed 13.00-14.00 GU AIR Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed      
16.00-18.00 MX Baja District Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 13.00-14.00             
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 35.00
(marked 30lbs)                                                                 
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green    
exlge 15.00-16.00 few 18.00 lge 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 med 13.00-14.00 irreg sz 
10.00-12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 Red exlge 26.00-28.00 lge 26.00-28.00 irreg sz   
24.00-25.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 Yellow exlge 24.00 lge 24.00 irreg sz          
18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Orange med 14.00 irreg sz 14.00 15 lb cartons  
MX Red exlge 15.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 20.00-22.00         
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 17.00-18.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00  
Yellow exlge-lge 17.00-18.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 Orange exlge-lge 17.00-18.00 fr
qual 9.00-10.00                                                                
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles         
33.00-35.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Anaheim .50-.55
Habanero orange .80-.90 cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Jalapeno .30-.35
Manzano 3.00-3.50 Pasilla .60-.65 Serrano .35-.40 Yellow Chile .60-.65         
---RADISHES:  MARKET BUNCHED 48S HIGHER, 25 LB SACKS LOWER.  cartons topped 30 
6-oz film bags AZ/CA Red 12.00-14.00 25 lb film bags topped AZ/CA Red          
15.00-16.00 MX Baja District Red 14.00-15.00 cartons bunched AZ/CA Red 48s     
14.00-15.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 13.00-14.00                               
---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 BUNCHED 24S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA   
Flat 24s 15.00-16.00 few 17.00-17.50 fr qual 12.00-13.00 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 ABOUT STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml     
24.00-26.00 few 28.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00 sml-med 24.00-26.00 few 28.00 fr qual
20.00-22.00 med 22.00-24.00 few 26.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 Yellow Straightneck  
sml 24.00-26.00 sml-med 24.00-26.00 med 22.00-24.00 Grey sml 10.00-11.00       
sml-med 10.00-11.00 med 10.00-11.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn Green med          
16.00-17.00 Butternut med 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 lge 14.00-16.00 Kabocha med-lge
14.00-15.00 Spaghetti med-lge 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 1 1/9 bushel crates MX     
Zucchini Green lge 22.00-24.00                                                 
---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 32.00-35.00 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 ABOUT STEADY.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature   
Greens light red 5x5 sz Offerings insufficient to quote. ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25
lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red 5x5 sz 16.00-18.00 flats 2 layer MX   
Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 fr qual fr cond 15.00-16.00 
4x5s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 fr qual fr cond 15.00-16.00 5x5s 16.00-18.00     
mostly 16.00 fr qual fr cond 13.00-14.00 5x6s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual 
fr cond 13.00-14.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine
Ripes red 4-5 count 7.00-8.00 few 9.00 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 7.00-8.00 few 9.00                     
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX light red-red med 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 Baja District light red-red med     
Offerings insufficient to quote. 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 HIGHER.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids MX Baja District red 14.00-15.00 few 16.00 fr qual        
11.00-12.00 flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 28.50 20
lb cartons loose MX Baja District red 22.00-24.00                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual fr cond        
14.00-15.00 lge 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual fr cond 14.00-15.00 med          
15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual fr cond 12.00-13.00                              
---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.   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) 17.00-18.00 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 Offerings insuffcient to      
quote.                                                                         
---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     
12.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 20.00 30s 20.00             
---EGGPLANT: 1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX 12s 15.00             
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 18.00 Kale green 24s 22.00        
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 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 29.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA  
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 AZ/CA Curly 30s 22.00 Plain 30s 22.00              
---RADISHES: cartons bunched MX Baja District Red 24s Offerings insufficient to
quote.                                                                         
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 26.00                               
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
MX red 18.00