Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 11-OCT-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 61                                               
Yesterday's high 73                                                            
                                                                               
https://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/fruits-vegetables                         
HC_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Central Coast California Globe    
Thorned green 12s 20.00 18s 20.00 24s 20.00 Thornless green med lse 36.00 sml  
lse 42.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 28.00 exlge  
28.00 lge 26.00 std 26.00 PE Green lge 26.00-28.00 std 26.00-28.00 White lge   
25.00 Purple lge 46.00-48.00                                                   
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons CA Central Coast California    
Fava 32.00-35.00 10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 15.00 Italian    
Type 27.50 Wax Type Purple 15.00 Yellow 18.50-19.00 15 lb cartons MX Baja      
District Cranberry Type 50.00 30 lb cartons CA Brentwood District Round Green  
Type Handpicked 32.00 Central Coast California Round Green Type Handpicked     
30.00 Orange County California Round Green Type Handpicked 34.00-38.00 MX Baja 
District Round Green Type Handpicked 20.00-24.00 cartons10 1-lb film bags MX   
Baja District Haricot Vert (French Type) 28.00                                 
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type
12s 12.50-13.50 few 14.00-14.50 MX Baja District Red Type 12s 12.50-13.50 25 lb
film bags CA Central Coast California Red Type med 10.00-10.50 lge 10.00-10.50 
Gold Type med-lge 15.00-15.50 MX Baja District Red Type med 9.50-10.50 lge     
9.50-10.50 OR Red Type lge 9.00-10.00                                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s     
15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00-27.50 20 lb    
cartons loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut 20.00-21.00 few 22.00 fr   
qual 17.00-18.00                                                               
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 24.00 med 28.00                                                 
---CABBAGE:  MARKET COLORADO GREEN LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons 
CO Round Green Type lge 17.00 50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round  
Green Type med 20.00-21.00 lge 18.00-18.50 Red Type med 15.00-16.00 45 lb      
cartons CA Central Coast California Savoy Type med-lge 30.00-32.00             
---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 STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast         
California White 12s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 16s 11.00-12.00 fr qual    
9.00-9.50 Orange 6s 19.00 8s 19.00 12s 22.50 Purple 6s 19.00 8s 19.00 12s 22.50
Romanesco 12s 22.00-22.50 16s 22.00-22.50                                      
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz           
13.00-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 2 1/2 dz 13.00-14.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50       
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS LGHT.   cartons CA Brentwood District Yellow 4 dz     
34.00 White 4 dz 30.00 OR Yellow 4 dz 34.00 White 4 dz 30.00                   
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med ord qual 18.00-20.00
lge 24.00-26.00 Baja District med 26.00-28.00 fr qual 24.00-26.00 ord qual     
18.00-20.00 poorer quality 15.00-16.00 lge 26.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00 poorer    
quality 15.00-16.00 cartons MX Baja District 36s 16.00-16.50 fr qual           
13.00-13.50 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 200-300s 25.00-26.00 300-400s 25.00-26.00 
4/7 bushel cartons MX Baja District Pickles med 15.00-16.00 sml-med 18.00-20.00
sml 18.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless 12s           
18.00-21.00 16s 22.00-24.00 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Persian med         
18.00-20.00 sml-med 22.00-24.00 sml 26.00-28.00                                
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Central District   
California 18s 20.00-22.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 24s 18.00-20.00 fr qual         
15.00-16.00 25 lb cartons CA Central District California Chinese med-lge       
17.00-18.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 20.00 CA Central District         
California Filipino med-lge 25.00 25 lb cartons CA Central District California 
Italian sml-med 30.00-35.00 Japanese sml-med 25.00-28.00 30 lb cartons CA      
Central District California Thai med-lge 28.00-28.50 35 lb cartons CA Central  
District California Indian med 27.00-29.00                                     
---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          
15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50                                                
---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 10 lb cartons  
CA Central Coast California elephant 36.00                                     
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Collard
24s 21.00-22.00 Kale green 24s 11.50-12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 Lacinato (Tuscan) 
24s 15.00-16.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 23.50-24.00 Mustard Curly 24s 20.00 Flat  
24s 20.00 Swiss Chard 12s 14.00-15.00 red 12s 14.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe        
(Rappini) 20s 36.00-40.00 Dandelion green 12s 11.00-13.00 red 12s 11.00-13.00  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s    
13.00-13.50 fr qual 11.00-11.50 flm lined 24s 20.00-21.00                      
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California Boston  
24s 13.00-13.50 fr qual 11.00-11.50 Green Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 fr qual         
16.00-16.50 Red Leaf 24s 12.00-12.50 fr qual 10.00-10.50 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 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   
15.50-16.00 fr qual 13.50-14.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Central Coast   
California Hearts 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 cartons film lined CA Central
Coast California Hearts 24s 21.50-22.50 fr qual 17.50-18.50                    
---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 CA Desert District California   
sml 22.00-24.00 med 18.00-20.00 lge 15.00-16.00 Indian Okra 16.00-18.00        
---ONIONS GREEN: OFFERINGS BUNCHED 48S GOOD QUALITY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.      
cartons bunched CA Central Coast California 48s med 28.00-30.00 48s sml        
22.00-24.00 MX Baja District 48s med 28.00-30.00 48s sml 22.00-24.00 Bulb Type 
24s 6.50-7.50 OR 48s med 30.00 CA Central Coast California Leeks med           
14.00-15.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 13.00-15.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers  
NL AIR Leeks 32.50                                                             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Curly 
60s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Plain 60s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50  
---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 65.00 10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 PE   
Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 few   
20.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00                                 
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye      
38.00-40.00 (marked 30 lbs)                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA San Joaquin    
Valley California Green exlge 24.00-26.00 lge 22.00-24.00 irreg sz 18.00-20.00 
fr qual 14.00-16.00 South District California Red exlge 28.00-30.00 lge        
28.00-30.00 irreg sz 20.00-22.00 fr qual 16.00-18.00 Yellow exlge 26.00-28.00  
lge 26.00-28.00 irreg sz 20.00-22.00 fr qual 16.00-18.00 15 lb cartons CA South
District California Red exlge 18.00-20.00 Yellow exlge 18.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE 5
kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 16.00-18.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 Yellow         
exlge-lge 22.00-24.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 Orange exlge-lge 34.00-36.00 fr qual 
12.00-14.00 Baja District Red exlge-lge 12.00 Yellow exlge-lge 14.00 Orange    
exlge-lge 14.00 NL Red exlge-lge 20.00 Yellow exlge-lge 21.00 Orange exlge-lge 
22.50                                                                          
---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 CA Central District California Anaheim .90-1.00 Fresno   
Red 1.00 Habanero orange 1.60-1.80 fr appear 1.20-1.25 Jalapeno .45-.50 MX Baja
District Anaheim .90-1.00 Habanero orange 1.60-1.80 Jalapeno .40-.50 Pasilla   
.60-.70 Serrano .45-.55 Yellow Chile .50-.60 few .70 20 lb cartons MX Baja     
District Shishito 20.00-22.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Baja District Mixed 
Mini Sweet Types 12.00-12.50 few high as 14.50                                 
---PUMPKINS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   each per lb CA San Joaquin Valley California fr
appear .55-.60 Big Mack Type .80-.85 24 inch bins per bin CA San Joaquin Valley
California Howden Type lge 125.00-135.00 fr appear 110.00-115.00 med           
120.00-125.00 fr appear 100.00-110.00 sml 120.00-125.00 fr appear 100.00-110.00
36 inch bins per bin CA San Joaquin Valley California Howden Type lge 150.00   
med 150.00 sml 150.00 Howden White Type med 250.00 Fairytale lge 250.00 Blue   
Type med-lge 250.00                                                            
---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 18.00-20.00 few 22.00-23.00 MX Baja District Red 18.00-20.00 few           
22.00-23.00 OR Red 18.00-20.00 cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 
48s 18.00-20.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 18.00-20.00                           
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   OPEN FIELD 20 lb cartons WA 38.00-45.00         
---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 STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Flat  
24s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.50-13.50 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Central Coast
California 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA     
Central Coast California 12.00-12.50                                           
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini Green sml           
17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 sml-med 17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 med    
15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Grey sml 17.00-18.00 sml-med 17.00-18.00 med   
14.00-15.00 bushel cartons CA Central District California Acorn Green med      
16.00-18.00 White med 16.00-18.00 Yellow med 16.00-18.00 Butternut lge         
16.00-18.00 Carnival sml-med 18.00 Kabocha sml-med 16.00-18.00 Spaghetti       
med-lge 16.00-18.00 20 lb cartons CA Central District California Delicata 17.00
Golden Nugget 17.00 Sweet Dumpling 17.00 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Grey   
sml 12.00 sml-med 12.00 med 10.00 22-26 lb cartons CA Central District         
California Zucchini Green sml 14.00-16.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 sml-med          
14.00-16.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 med 12.00-14.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 Yellow      
Straightneck sml 14.00-15.00 sml-med 14.00-15.00 med 12.00-13.00               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA Atwater Livingston        
California U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 28.00-31.00 Red Types 30.00-33.00 White     
Types 32.00-36.00 Japanese Types 30.00-35.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med   
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 2 LAYER VINE RIPES FIRM, OTHERS STEADY.  25 lb cartons    
loose CA Oxnard District California Vine Ripes light red xlge 12.00 San Joaquin
Valley California Mature Greens light red xlge 11.00-12.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00   
lge 11.00-12.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 flats 2 layer CA San Diego County, California
Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 15.00-15.50 fr qual 13.00-13.50 4x5s 15.00-15.50 fr  
qual 13.00-13.50 5x5s 13.00-13.50 fr qual 11.00-11.50 5x6s 13.00-13.50 fr qual 
11.00-11.50 cartons 2 layer CA Oxnard District California Vine Ripes light red 
4x4s 13.00 4x5s 13.00 5x5s 12.00 5x6s 12.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer  
MX Baja District Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 15.00-16.00 occas 17.00 fr qual     
12.00-13.00 4x5s 15.00-16.00 occas 17.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 5x5s 13.00-14.00  
occas 15.00 fr qual 11.00-11.50 5x6s 12.00-13.00 occas 14.00 fr qual           
10.00-10.50 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids MX Baja 
District Vine Ripe - Campari Type 19.50-20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on   
the vine CA Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 7.00-8.00                                 
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets CA Central Coast   
California light red-red 16.00 Central San Joaquin Valley California light     
red-red 16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX Baja District light 
red-red 19.00-20.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light red-red 16.00 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.  20 lb cartons loose FL red 26.50     
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX red 16.00 Baja       
District red 14.00-15.00 flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District   
yellow 18.50 20 lb cartons loose MX Baja District red 24.00                    
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CA San Diego      
County, California Roma light red-red exlge 22.00-24.00 fr qual 18.00 lge      
22.00-24.00 fr qual 18.00 San Joaquin Valley California Roma light red-red     
exlge 16.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 lge 16.00-18.00 few 20.00 fr   
qual 13.00-14.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX 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                                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags 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 12s 14.00      
Castelfranco 12s 20.00 Treviso 9s 20.00 12s 20.00                              

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s 25.00 Gold Type 12s    
Offerings insuffcient to quote. 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med  
22.00 Gold Type med 22.00                                                      
---BROCCOLI: cartons CA Central Coast California bchd 14s 20.00 20 lb cartons  
loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut Offerings insufficient to quote.   
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round Green Type med     
36.00 (wrapped) 39.00 Red Type med (wrapped) 33.00                             
---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     
20.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California filmbags 30s 22.00              
---GREENS: crates bunched CA Central Coast California Mustard green 24s 28.00  
cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Kale green 24s 18.00 Lacinato      
(Tuscan) 24s 18.00 Swiss Chard 12s 27.00 Mixed Colors 12s 27.00 Red 12s 27.00  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s Offerings          
insufficient to quote.                                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Central Coast California Green Leaf 24s Offerings 
insufficient to quote. Red Leaf 24s Offerings insufficient to quote.           
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 20.00-22.00 cartons
12 3-count packages CA Central Coast California Hearts 18.00-20.00             
---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           
28.00-30.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 9.00                                    
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Curly 30s 22.00 Plain  
30s 22.00                                                                      
---RADISHES: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 48s 37.00         
---SPINACH: cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Flat 24s 15.00         
---SQUASH: 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Zucchini sml 14.00 fr qual 12.00     
sml-med 14.00 fr qual 12.00 med 12.00 fr qual 10.00 Scallop Yellow sml 20.00   
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja
District Pear Type red 35.00 yellow 35.00