Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 03-JAN-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. CLEAR 56                                                  
Yesterday's high 78                                                            
                                                                               
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 22.00 18s 22.00 24s 28.00 Thornless green med lse 36.00 sml  
lse 36.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   11 lb cartons bunched MX Green lge 60.00 
std 60.00 PE AIR Green jbo 70.00 lge 58.00-60.00 fr cond 53.00 std 58.00-60.00 
fr cond 53.00 White lge 28.00 15 lb cartons bunched MX Green Tips lge 48.00    
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons Local Repack Baja District Wax Type    
Yellow 8.00 10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 20.00 Haricot Vert    
(French Type) 16.00 Wax Type Purple 25.00 Yellow 15.00 15 lb cartons CA        
Cranberry Type 35.00 MX Baja District Italian Type 24.00 30 lb reusable plastic
containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 26.00-28.00 few high as 32.00  
fr appear 20.00-22.00                                                          
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s       
10.00-12.00 25 lb film bags OR Red Type med 11.00 lge 11.00-12.00 Gold Type    
med-lge 16.00-17.00                                                            
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 20.00-21.00 fr qual       
17.00-18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut
24.00-25.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00                                                
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 36.00 few low as 26.00 med 42.00-45.00 cartons stalks CA Central
Coast California 9s 28.00                                                      
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round   
Green Type med 19.00-20.00 lge 18.00-18.50 Red Type med 14.00-15.00 fr qual    
12.00-12.50 45 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Savoy Type med-lge       
16.00-18.00                                                                    
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District    
California med-lge 15.00-17.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District        
California med-lge 15.00-17.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA Kern District        
California med-lge 15.00-17.00 50 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California   
Juice Type 14.00-15.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Kern District California med       
9.00-11.00 jbo 12.00-12.50 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Kern District          
California Baby Peeled med-lge 18.00-20.00                                     
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s          
26.00-28.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 16s 24.00-26.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 CA Orange  
6s 19.00 Central Coast California Orange 8s 19.00 12s 25.00 Purple 6s 19.00 8s 
19.00 12s 25.00 Romanesco 12s 25.00 16s 25.00                                  
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz           
13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 2 1/2 dz 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50       
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons MX Yellow 4 dz 18.00 few high as 22.00 
White 4 dz 16.00-18.00 fr appear 13.00                                         
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET 1 1/9 BUSHEL CARTON CUCUMBERS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1  
1/9 bushel cartons MX med 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 ord qual 12.00-13.00 
sml 10.00-12.00 lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 Baja District med          
18.00-20.00 ord qual 15.00-16.00 lge 18.00-20.00 cartons MX 24s 7.50-8.00 36s  
12.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 Baja District 36s 12.00 40 lb plastic containers MX   
Pickles 150-200s 17.00-18.00 200-300s 20.00-22.00 300-400s 20.00-22.00 4/7     
bushel cartons MX Baja District Pickles sml-med 13.00-14.00 sml 13.00-14.00    
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CA Long Seedless 16s 15.00-16.00 MX Long       
Seedless 12s 12.00-13.00 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Persian sml-med        
20.00-23.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 sml 20.00-21.00                                
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX
18s 14.00-15.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 24s 13.00-14.00 fr qual 8.00-10.00 30 lb   
cartons MX Chinese sml-med 22.00-26.00 occas 27.00-28.00 Italian sml-med       
18.00-22.50 occas lower Japanese sml-med 22.00-25.00 occas best higher Indian  
20.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-25.00 occas higher/lower                              
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50  
10 lb cartons BL AIR Witloof 20.00-22.00 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 18.00-20.00                    
---GARLIC: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   30 lb cartons CQ White netted 5s 46.00 Purple    
netted 5s 46.00 MX Baja District White super col 72.00 col 69.00 jbo 60.00     
netted 5s 65.00 Purple col 50.00 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 16.00-18.00 Kale 
green 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 20.00-22.00    
Kale, Multicolor 24s 24.00-25.00 Mustard Curly 24s 15.00-16.00 Flat 24s        
15.00-16.00 Swiss Chard 12s 14.00-15.00 red 12s 14.00-15.00 Broccoli Rabe      
(Rappini) 20s 28.00-30.00 Dandelion green 12s 11.00-12.00 red 12s 12.00        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 10.00-11.00 fr qual     
8.50-9.00 flm lined 24s 11.00-12.00 24s flmwrpd 12.00-12.50                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 11.00-12.00 fr qual
9.50-10.00 Green Leaf 24s 10.50-11.00 fr qual 9.00-9.50 Red Leaf 24s           
12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 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 12.00-12.50 fr qual     
10.00-10.50 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 15.00-16.00 fr qual       
12.00-13.00 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 18.00-19.00 sml 18.00-19.00 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 16.00 Oyster 17.00-18.50 Portobella lge 17.00 med 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 28.00-30.00 NI AIR   
sml 25.00 20 lb crates CA Desert District California AIR sml 40.00             
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET BUNCHED 48S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched    
AZ/CA 48s med 24.00-25.00 48s sml 20.00-21.00 MX Baja District 48s med         
24.00-25.00 48s sml 20.00-21.00 Bulb Type 24s 8.00-9.00 AZ/CA Leeks med        
15.00-16.00 MX Baja District Leeks med 12.00-13.00                             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 15.00-16.00 fr    
qual 12.00-12.50 Plain 60s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50                     
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose OR 25.00-27.00 occas     
higher cartons 12 1-lb film bags OR 25.00-27.00 few 28.00                      
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Baja District English  
35.00 10 lb cartons GU AIR Snow Peas Decalyxed 20.00-22.00 PE AIR Snow Peas    
Decalyxed 20.00-22.00 GU AIR Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 20.00-22.00 PE Sugar    
Snap Peas Decalyxed 20.00-22.00                                                
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 35.00
(marked 30lbs)                                                                 
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel 
cartons MX Green exlge 15.00-16.00 few 18.00-20.00 lge 14.00-15.00 few 18.00   
med 12.00-13.00 few 15.00-16.00 irreg sz 10.00 few 12.00-13.00 fr qual         
7.00-8.00 Red exlge 34.00-36.00 irreg sz 30.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 Yellow irreg
sz 26.00-28.00 fr qual 22.00-24.00 Baja District Red irreg sz fr qual 24.00 15 
lb cartons MX Red exlge 22.00-24.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red lge   
24.00-25.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 Yellow lge 22.00-23.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00     
Orange lge 22.00-23.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00                                     
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ANAHEIM LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel   
cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Anaheim .50-.60 Habanero orange         
3.00-3.50 cartons/crates per lb MX Baja District Jalapeno .30-.40 Manzano      
3.80-4.00 Pasilla .70-.80 Serrano .35-.45 Yellow Chile .30-.40                 
---RADISHES:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ/CA Red       
12.00-13.00 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 20.00-22.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 
18.00-20.00                                                                    
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MX Baja    
District med 20.00-22.00 OR med 24.00-25.00 occas higher                       
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 11.00-12.00 fr qual
9.00-10.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA 10.00-12.00 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           
14.00-15.00 sml-med 14.00-15.00 med 12.00-13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml        
15.00-16.00 sml-med 15.00-16.00 med 14.00-15.00 Grey sml 13.00-14.00 sml-med   
13.00-14.00 med 12.00-13.00 bushel cartons CA Acorn Green med 16.00-18.00      
Butternut med 14.00-15.00 lge 14.00-15.00 Kabocha med-lge 13.00-14.00 Red Kuri 
med 16.00-18.00 Spaghetti med-lge 16.00-18.00 few 20.00 1 1/9 bushel crates MX 
Zucchini Green med-lge 14.00 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 22 lb cartons MX Baja 
District Scallop Yellow sml-med 20.00                                          
---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 2 LAYER VINE RIPES LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  25 lb cartons   
loose FL Mature Greens light red 5x6 sz 27.00-28.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb  
cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red 5x5 sz 30.00 flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes 
light red 4x5s 28.00 5x5s 26.00 5x6s 22.00-24.00 Baja District Vine Ripes light
red 4x4s 28.00 4x5s 28.00 5x5s 26.00 5x6s 22.00-24.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 
kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red 4-5 count 19.00-20.00 few         
21.00-22.00 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 18.50                                                            
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET MEXICAN CHERRY TOMATO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  flats
12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red med 26.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt   
baskets MX light red-red med 24.00 Baja District light red-red med Offerings   
insuffcient to quote. flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja District Pear Type
red 36.00 yellow 42.00 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 21.00-24.00 flats 15 1-pt containers 
with lids MX Baja District yellow 28.50                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET BARELY STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb      
cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 21.00-23.00 lge 21.00-23.00 med      
16.00-18.00 Baja District Roma light red-red exlge 20.00-22.00 lge 20.00-22.00 
med 18.00-20.00                                                                
---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 14.00-15.00 35 lb      
crates MX Baja District Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 18.00-20.00 few high as 25.00 fr 
qual 12.00-13.00 10 lb cartons Local Repack Jerusalem Artichokes 30.00 20 lb   
film bags CA Jerusalem Artichokes 45.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped CA  
Jerusalem Artichokes 36.00 1 layer containers CA Central Coast California      
Radicchio 9s 12.00 12s 12.00 Treviso 9s 17.50 12s 17.50                        

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched MX Baja District Red Type 12s 18.00 Gold Type 12s    
24.00 25 lb film bags MX Baja District Red Type med 18.00                      
---CABBAGE: 50 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Red Type med 22.00       
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 25.00  
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 25.00 sacks 10 5-lb
film bags CA Kern District California med-lge 25.00 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 25.00 cartons 4 5-lb film bags CA Kern District 
California Baby Peeled med-lge 24.00                                           
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast California White 16s     
20.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California 30s 25.00                       
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 20.00 Kale green 24s 18.00        
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 21.00 Swiss Chard 12s 20.00 Mixed Colors 12s 20.00 Red   
12s 20.00                                                                      
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 23.00 Red Leaf 24s 23.00        
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 24.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA  
Hearts 12.00                                                                   
---MUSHROOMS: 5 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Shiitake 25.50 fr qual  
16.00 Oyster 18.50 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 AZ/CA 48s med 30.00                           
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 30s 22.00 Plain 30s 22.00              
---SPINACH: cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 16.00-18.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50     
---SQUASH: bushel cartons CA Acorn sml 26.00 Butternut sml 27.00 Spaghetti sml 
27.00 26-28 lb cartons MX Zucchini Green sml 23.00 sml-med 23.00 med 18.00     
Yellow Straightneck sml 20.00 sml-med 20.00