Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Los Angeles, CA
LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 09-NOV-2018                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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Weather at 7:00 a.m.  Clear 51                                                 
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Central Coast California Globe    
Thorned green 12s 15.00 18s 17.00-18.00 24s 17.00-18.00 occas lower Thornless  
green med lse 46.00 sml lse 42.00                                              
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET HIGHER.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 24.00 exlge  
26.00-28.00 occas higher lge 26.00-28.00 occas higher std 26.00-28.00 occas    
higher PE Green lge 28.00-30.00 std 28.00-30.00 White lge 22.00-24.00 Purple   
lge 43.00                                                                      
---BEANS:  MARKET HIGHER.  bushel cartons CA Central Coast California Fava     
38.00-40.00 fr appear 28.00-30.00 5 lb cartons Local Repack Baja District Wax  
Type Yellow 10.00 10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 20.00-22.00     
Haricot Vert (French Type) 22.50 Italian Type 27.50-32.00 Wax Type Purple 22.50
Yellow 17.50-20.00 30 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Round Green Type  
Handpicked 34.00-36.00 Orange County California Round Green Type Handpicked    
38.00 fineappear 42.00-44.00 San Joaquin Valley California Round Green Type    
Handpicked 34.00-36.00 occas higher MX Baja District Round Green Type          
Handpicked 32.00-34.00                                                         
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red Type
12s 12.50-13.50 few 14.00-14.50 Chiogga (Striped) 24s 18.00 one label 25.00    
(Baby Type) MX Baja District Red Type 12s 12.50-13.50 OR Red Type 12s 12.50 25 
lb film bags CA Central Coast California Red Type med 10.00-10.50 lge          
10.00-10.50 Chiogga (Striped) 18.75-19.50 Gold Type med-lge 18.00-19.00 MX Baja
District Red Type med 9.50-10.50 lge 9.50-10.50 OR Red Type lge 9.00-9.50      
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California bchd   
14s 15.00-17.00 few 18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00-27.50 20 lb cartons  
loose CA Central Coast California Crown Cut 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 few 
16.00 MX Crown Cut 18.00-19.00                                                 
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California jbo 21.00-23.00 occas lower med 26.00-28.00                         
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CO Round Green Type lge 17.00
xlge 14.50 Red Type med-lge 18.00-20.00 50 lb cartons CA Central Coast         
California Round Green Type med 17.00-18.00 lge 15.00-16.50 Red Type med       
18.00-20.00 45 lb cartons CA Central Coast California Savoy Type med-lge       
22.00-24.00                                                                    
---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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA Central Coast   
California White 12s 12.00-14.00 few 16.00-17.00 16s 12.00-12.50 Orange 6s     
19.00 8s 19.00 12s 22.50 Purple 12s 20.00-22.00 Romanesco 12s 26.00 16s 26.00  
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA Central Coast California 2 dz           
17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 occas higher 2 1/2 dz 17.00-19.00     
mostly 17.00-18.00 few 20.00 occas higher filmbags 24s 19.00-20.00 filmbags 30s
19.00-20.00                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz 40.00-42.00  
cartons CA Desert District California White 4 dz 36.00-38.00 few 34.00-35.00   
occas lower                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med ord qual 9.00-12.00  
mostly 10.00 lge 14.00-15.00 Baja District med 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual
10.00-12.00 occas higher and lower ord qual 9.00-10.00 lge 14.00-15.00 occas   
lower fr qual 10.00-12.00 cartons MX Baja District 36s 12.00 fr qual           
10.00-11.00 50 lb cartons MX Pickles 200-300s 28.00-30.00 300-400s 26.00-28.00 
4/7 bushel cartons MX Baja District Pickles med 16.00-18.00 sml-med 20.00 sml  
20.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CA Long Seedless 12s 11.00-13.00 occas   
lower MX Long Seedless 16s 13.00-14.00 22 lb cartons MX Baja District Persian  
med 10.00-12.00 sml-med 12.00-13.00 sml 14.00                                  
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Central District         
California 18s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 24s 14.00 fr qual  
10.00-12.00 25 lb cartons CA Central District California Chinese med-lge       
24.00-26.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 33.00 CA Central Coast California 
Filipino med-lge 25.00-27.00 occas higher 25 lb cartons CA Central District    
California Italian sml-med 26.00-28.00 30 lb cartons CA Central District       
California Italian sml-med 32.00-34.00 25 lb cartons CA Central District       
California Japanese sml-med 42.00-42.50 30 lb cartons CA Central District      
California Thai med-lge 36.00 35 lb cartons CA Central District California     
Indian med 32.00-34.00                                                         
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 14.00-16.00
fr qual 11.50-12.00 10 lb cartons BL AIR Witloof 20.00-21.00 CA Central Coast  
California Witloof 18.00-20.00 8 lb cartons CA Witloof Red Type 43.00-44.00 3  
kg cartons NL AIR Witloof Red Type 43.00                                       
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 
16.00-18.00 fr qual 14.50-15.00                                                
---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 SP col 60.00 10
lb cartons CA Central Coast California elephant 36.00                          
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Collard
24s 18.00-20.00 occas higher Kale green 24s 11.00-12.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s  
15.00-16.00 Kale, Multicolor 24s 22.00-24.00 Mustard Curly 24s 17.00-20.00     
occas higher Flat 24s 18.00-20.00 Swiss Chard 12s 12.00-14.00 red 12s          
12.00-14.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 34.00-36.00 Dandelion green 12s        
11.00-13.00 red 12s 11.00-13.00                                                
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 
24s 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 flm lined 24s 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00 24s 
flmwrpd 19.00-21.00 occas lower fr qual 14.00-15.00                            
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET RED LEAF SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.       
cartons CA Central Coast California Boston 24s 14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00 Green 
Leaf 24s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occas higher fr qual 14.00 Red Leaf 24s      
14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual 11.00-12.00 Oxnard District California Green  
Leaf 24s 20.00 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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Central Coast California 
24s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 few 27.00 Oxnard District California 24s          
26.00-28.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Central Coast California Hearts     
30.00-33.00 mostly 32.00-33.00 cartons film lined CA Central Coast California  
Hearts 24s 32.00-33.00                                                         
---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                                           
---OKRA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons CA Desert District California   
sml 22.00-24.00 med 18.00-20.00 lge 14.00-16.00 Indian Okra 42.50              
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched CA Central Coast California   
48s med 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 48s sml 22.00-23.00 MX Baja District 48s med  
24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 48s sml 22.00-24.00 Bulb Type 24s 6.50-7.50 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 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 fr qual 11.00 Plain 60s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00  
fr qual 11.00 Oxnard District California Curly 60s 13.00-14.00 Plain 60s       
13.00-14.00                                                                    
---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 40.00-44.00 10 lb cartons CA Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00 GU   
Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00-26.00 CA Central  
Coast California Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 30.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed  
26.00-28.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 26.00-28.00 few 24.00                 
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel crates MX Baja District Blackeye 38.00
(marked 30 lbs)                                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA San Joaquin    
Valley California Green exlge 30.00-32.00 few 33.00-34.00 fr qual 24.00-26.00  
lge 30.00-32.00 irreg sz 20.00-22.00 fr qual 16.00-18.00 South District        
California Red exlge 32.00 lge 32.00 irreg sz 28.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00-26.00  
Yellow lge 32.00 irreg sz 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 fr qual 26.00-28.00 15 lb   
cartons CA South District California Red exlge 18.00-20.00 Yellow exlge 20.00  
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge-lge 16.00-18.00 Yellow exlge-lge    
22.00-24.00 Orange exlge-lge 20.00-22.00 Baja District Red exlge-lge 14.00     
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 .90-1.10 Fresno   
Red 1.00-1.10 Habanero orange 1.60-1.80 fr appear 1.00-1.25 Jalapeno .45-.60   
mostly .50-.55 MX Baja District Anaheim .90-.95 Habanero orange 1.50-1.80      
Jalapeno .45-.55 Pasilla .70-.80 Serrano .55-.65 few .70 Yellow Chile .60-.70  
few .75-.80 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
---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 20.00-21.00 few 24.00-25.00 MX Baja District Red 20.00-21.00 few           
24.00-25.00 OR Red 20.00-22.00 cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Red 
48s 17.00-18.00 few higher MX Baja District Red 48s 16.00-18.00 fr appear      
12.00-14.00                                                                    
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                   
---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 17.00-19.00 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           
10.00-12.00 fr qual 10.00 sml-med 10.00 fr qual 8.00-9.00 med 8.00-9.00 fr qual
6.00-7.00 Grey sml 13.00-14.00 sml-med 13.00-14.00 med 12.00-13.00 bushel      
cartons CA Central District California Acorn Green med 20.00-24.00 White med   
20.00 Yellow med 20.00 Butternut lge 16.00-18.00 Carnival sml-med 20.00 Kabocha
sml-med 20.00 Red Kuri lge 18.00-20.00 Spaghetti med-lge 16.00-18.00 20 lb     
cartons CA Central District California Carnival 18.00-20.00 Delicata           
18.00-20.00 Golden Nugget 18.00-20.00 Sweet Dumpling 18.00-20.00 22 lb cartons 
MX Baja District Grey sml 12.00-14.00 sml-med 12.00 med 10.00 22-26 lb cartons 
CA Central District California Zucchini Green sml 12.00 sml-med 10.00-11.00 fr 
qual 8.00-9.00 med 7.00-9.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 12.00 sml-med 10.00 med   
8.00-9.00                                                                      
---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 49.50                                                                     
---TOMATOES:  MARKET FLTS 2 LAYER HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons  
loose CA Oxnard District California Vine Ripes light red xlge 15.00 San Joaquin
Valley California Mature Greens light red xlge 16.00-17.00 lge 15.00-16.00     
flats 2 layer CA San Diego County, California Vine Ripes light red 4x4s        
20.00-22.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 4x5s 20.00-22.00 fr qual          
17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 5x5s 20.00-22.00 fr qual 16.00-17.00 5x6s 18.00-19.00 
fr qual 16.00 cartons 2 layer CA Oxnard District California Vine Ripes light   
red 4x4s 20.00 fr qual 16.00 4x5s 20.00 fr qual 16.00 5x5s 18.00-20.00 5x6s    
16.00-17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer MX Baja District Vine Ripes light
red 4x4s 20.00-22.00 occas higher fr qual 15.50-18.00 4x5s 20.00-22.00 occas   
higher fr qual 15.50-18.00 5x5s 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-17.00 5x6s           
17.00-19.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 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 11.00-13.00
mostly 12.00                                                                   
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets CA Central San     
Joaquin Valley California light red-red 20.00 San Diego County, California     
light red-red 20.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CA San Diego County,          
California light red-red 18.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX    
Baja District light red-red 20.00-21.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light  
red-red 18.00 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 ABOUT STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12   
1-pt containers with lids MX red 18.00 Baja District red 18.00-20.00 flats 15  
1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District yellow 18.50 20 lb cartons loose MX 
Baja District red 22.00                                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose CA Oxnard District
California Roma light red-red exlge 20.00-22.00 lge 19.00-20.00 San Diego      
County, California Roma light red-red exlge 22.00-23.00 fr qual 18.00-19.00 lge
20.00 fr qual 18.00 San Joaquin Valley California Roma light red-red exlge     
21.00-23.00 fr qual 18.00-19.00 lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 16.00-17.00 ADAPTED    
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Baja District Roma light red-red exlge      
23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 fr qual 20.00-21.00 lge 21.00-23.00 fr qual     
18.00-19.00                                                                    
---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 12.00-13.00 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 26.00 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 26.00 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 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     
18.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons CA Central Coast California 2 1/2 dz 22.00                  
---GREENS: crates bunched CA Central Coast California Mustard green 24s 28.00  
cartons bunched CA Central Coast California Kale green 24s 22.00 Lacinato      
(Tuscan) 24s 22.00 Swiss Chard 12s 27.00 Mixed Colors 12s 27.00 Red 12s 27.00  
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Central Coast California Green Leaf 24s 27.00 Red 
Leaf 24s 27.00                                                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA Central Coast California 24s 33.00 cartons 12   
3-count packages CA Central Coast California Hearts insufficient to quote      
---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 29.00     
---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 18.00         
---SQUASH: bushel cartons CA Central District California Acorn Green med 30.00 
Butternut lge 30.00 Kabocha sml-med 30.00 Spaghetti med-lge 30.00              
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja
District Pear Type red 35.00 yellow 35.00