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BC-USDA-Calif Veggies

4/18/2014 11:15 AM
By Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 18-APR-2014
Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,
Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.
Phone: (213) 894-3077 Fax: (213) 894-2898
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Weather at 7:00am: Overcast 61
Yesterday's High: 71
VEGETABLES
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. cartons CA Globe Thorned 12s 18.00 18s
22.00-24.00 24s 22.00 30s 12.00 36s 12.00 48s 12.00 sml lse 38.00
---ASPARAGUS: MARKET STEADY. pyramid cartons/crates 28 lb bunched MX Green
lge 34.00-36.00 std 36.00 ord cond 10.00 sml 24.00 11 lb cartons bunched CA
Green jbo 18.00-20.00 lge 20.00-22.00 std 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 MX Green jbo
18.00-20.00 std 18.00-20.00 fr cond 12.00-14.00 PE AIR Green jbo 20.00-22.00
lge 20.00-22.00 White jbo 26.00-28.00 Purple lge 34.00 15 lb cartons bunched MX
Green Tips lge fr appear fr cond 5.00
---BEANS: MARKET STEADY. bushel cartons MX Fava 32.00-36.00 mostly
34.00-36.00 fr appear 25.00-28.00 10 lb cartons MX Dragon Tongue 35.00 Haricot
Vert (French Type) 32.50 Local Repack Wax Type Yellow 30.00 fr appear 18.00 30
lb cartons CA Round Green Type Handpicked 34.00-36.00 few lower fr qual
26.00-30.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type
Handpicked 26.00-30.00 occas lower
---BEETS: MARKET STEADY. cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 10.00-11.00 25 lb
film bags CA Red Type med 11.00-12.00 lge 13.00-14.00
---BROCCOLI: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA bchd 14s 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00 fr
qual 12.00-12.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown
Cut 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual 11.00-13.50
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 25 lb cartons MX jbo 40.00-48.00 mostly
42.00-44.00 few high as 55.00 med 37.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 occas higher cartons
stalks MX 9s offerings insufficient to quote
---CABBAGE: MARKET STEADY. 45 lb cartons CA Round Green Type med 9.00-12.00
mostly 11.00 few high as 13.00 lge 8.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 Red Type med
11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 Savoy Type med-lge 13.00-15.00 mostly
14.00-15.00
---CARROTS: MARKET STEADY. sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 15.50-17.50
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 15.50-17.50 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA
med-lge 16.00-16.50 50 lb sacks loose CA Juice Type 8.00-10.00 25 lb sacks
loose CA med 9.00-9.50 jbo 7.50-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 cartons bunched CA 24s
15.00-15.50 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00-15.50 cartons 30
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 19.50-20.00 containers 40 1-lb film bags CA Baby
Peeled 25.50 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 19.00
---CAULIFLOWER: MARKET STEADY. cartons film wrapped CA White 12s 24.00-30.00
mostly 25.00-27.00 fr qual 16.00-21.00 16s 24.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 fr
qual 16.00-20.00
---CELERY: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 2 dz 11.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 2
1/2 dz 10.50-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 few high as 15.00 3 dz 11.00-13.00 mostly
13.00
---CORN-SWEET: MARKET LOWER. cartons CA Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz 18.00-20.00 mostly
18.00-19.00 few 21.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas low as
15.00
---CUCUMBERS: MARKET PERSIAN LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons
MX med 12.00-14.00 occas higher fr qual 10.00-12.00 ord qual 7.00-9.00 lge
13.00-15.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 cartons MX 36s 10.00-12.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 1
1/9 bushel crates MX Pickles 150-200s 20.00-22.00 200-300s 22.00-24.00 few high
as 26.00 300-400s 22.00-24.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CA Long Seedless
16s 12.00-14.50 MX Long Seedless 12s fr qual 8.00 16s 12.00-13.00 fr qual
8.00-9.00 22 lb cartons MX Persian med 12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-14.00
---EGGPLANT: MARKET STEADY. cartons wrapped CA 18s 14.00-18.00 mostly 18.00
few high as 25.00 24s 14.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 few high as 25.00 MX 18s fr qual
10.00-12.00 fr cond 7.00-8.00 24s fr qual 10.00-12.00 fr cond 7.00-8.00 30 lb
cartons MX Chinese med-lge 30.00-32.00 occas low as 21.00 Filipino med 18.00
Italian sml-med 30.00-34.00 CA Japanese sml-med 35.00-39.00 35 lb cartons MX
Thai med 13.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 occas higher Indian sml-med 18.00-19.00
---ENDIVE: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 24s 15.00-16.00 10 lb cartons CA Witloof
19.00-19.50 8 lb cartons CA Witloof Red Type 12s 34.00-38.00 5 kg containers BL
AIR Witloof 21.50-22.00
---ESCAROLE: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 24s 15.00-16.00
---GARLIC: MARKET STEADY. 30 lb cartons CA White super col 60.00 col 57.00
super jbo 54.00 exjbo 51.00 MX White jbo 49.50 10 lb cartons CA Elephant col
27.50
---GREENS: MARKET STEADY. crates bunched CA Dandelion 12s 9.00-11.00 cartons
bunched CA Collard 24s 15.00-17.00 Kale green 24s 9.00-11.00 occas 12.00
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 12.00-13.00 Mustard Curly 24s 15.00-16.00 Flat 24s
15.00-16.00 Swiss Chard 12s 10.00-11.00 Mixed Colors 12s 14.00-15.00 Red 12s
10.00-11.00 Turnip Tops 24s 15.00-16.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 44.00-48.00
cartons CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 14.00-18.00 occas higher
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 24s 11.00-13.00
---LETTUCE-OTHER: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. cartons CA Boston 24s 13.00-17.00
mostly 15.00-16.00 Green Leaf 24s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 Red Leaf 24s
13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 flats 1 layer CA Frisee 24s 16.00-16.50 12s
10.00-10.50 2 lb cartons CA Lolla Rossa 24s 6.50 Red Oak Leaf 24s 6.50 Green
Oak Leaf 24s 6.50 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 5.75-8.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 occas
higher cartons 3 1-lb film bags CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.50
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 24s 16.00-20.00 mostly
17.00-18.00 occas low as 14.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts
18.00-20.00 occas higher
---MUSHROOMS: MARKET STEADY. 10 lb cartons CA Cremini 20.00-22.00 CD White
lge 18.00 med 15.50-16.00 sml 15.50-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 PA White lge
18.00 med 15.50-16.00 sml 15.50-16.00 fr qual 12.00-12.50 UT White lge 18.00
med 15.50-16.00 sml 15.50-16.00 5 lb cartons per lb CA Shiitake 5.00-5.25 occas
lower fr qual 4.00-4.50 Oyster 4.00-4.20 occas lower Portobella lge 3.00-3.50
mostly 3.25-3.50 med 3.25-3.50 Woodear 2.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped
CA White Sliced 11.50-12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped CA White
11.50-12.50 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CA White 12.00-13.50
---OKRA: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 1/2 bushel cartons HD sml 25.00-28.00 20 lb
cartons CA sml fineappear 60.00
---ONIONS GREEN: MARKET LEEKS SLIGHTLY LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. cartons
bunched MX 48s med 11.00-12.00 48s sml 9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 Bulb Type
24s bulb type 10.00-11.00 Leeks 12s 13.00-17.00 occas higher fr qual
10.00-12.00
---PARSLEY: MARKET STEADY. cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 13.00-15.00 Plain 60s
21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 fr cond 19.00
---PARSNIPS: MARKET STEADY. 20 lb film bags loose CA 20.00-22.00 few lower
sacks 12 1-lb film bags CA 18.00-20.00 occas higher sacks 18 1-lb film bags CA
18.00-21.00
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT. bushel crates CA English 46.00-48.00 10 lb
cartons MX Baja District Snow Peas Decalyxed 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 occas
high as 13.50 CA Santa Maria California Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 10.00-12.00
MX Baja District Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Green
exlge 18.00-20.00 occas lower and lower lge 18.00-20.00 occas lower and lower
med 16.00-18.00 occas higher and lower irreg sz 13.00-14.00 occas lower MX
Green exlge 14.00-16.00 occas lower lge 14.00-15.00 med 13.00-14.00 irreg sz
9.00-11.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 Red exlge 28.00-30.00 lge 26.00-28.00 irreg sz
24.00-26.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00 Yellow exlge 28.00-30.00 lge 28.00-30.00 irreg
sz 20.00-22.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 17.00-18.00 fr
qual 14.00-15.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 22.00 lge 18.00
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red lge 12.00-15.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 Yellow
lge 14.00-15.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 Orange lge 18.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00
---PEPPERS, OTHER: MARKET STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb CA
Manzano 3.80-4.00 MX Anaheim .60-.75 mostly .60-.70 Habanero orange 2.50-3.00
mostly 2.50-2.80 Jalapeno .40-.50 mostly .45 Pasilla 1.10-1.40 mostly 1.15
Serrano .40-.60 mostly .55 Yellow Chile .55-.65 10 lb cartons Local Repack
Anaheim 6.00-7.50 Habanero orange 25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-28.00 Jalapeno
4.00-5.00 mostly 4.50 Manzano 38.00-40.00 Pasilla 12.00-13.00 occas higher and
lower Serrano 5.00-6.00 occas lower Yellow Chile 5.50-6.00
---RADISHES: MARKET STEADY. cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags MX Red
11.00-13.00 25 lb film bags topped MX Red 14.00-17.00 cartons bunched MX Red
48s 11.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT. GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons WA WAExFcy lge
33.50-36.00
---RUTABAGAS: MARKET STEADY. 25 lb film bags CA lge 19.00-20.00 med
20.00-21.00 occas high as 24.00
---SPINACH: MARKET BUNCHED SLIGHTLY LOWER; OTHERS STEADY. cartons 12 10-oz
film bags CA 13.00-14.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA 12.00-13.00 cartons CA
Flat bchd 24s 19.00-23.00 mostly 20.00
---SQUASH: MARKET STEADY. 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml 14.00-16.00
occas 18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 sml-med 14.00-16.00 occas 18.00 fr qual
12.00-13.00 med 13.00-15.00 occas 16.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 Yellow Straightneck
sml 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 sml-med 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 few 20.00 med
15.00-16.00 few 18.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Grey sml 13.00-17.00 mostly
16.00-17.00 few higher fr qual 8.00-10.00 sml-med 13.00-17.00 mostly
16.00-17.00 fr qual 8.00-10.00 med 12.00-14.00 fr qual 7.00-9.00 bushel cartons
MX Acorn med-lge 16.00-20.00 Butternut med-lge 18.00-20.00 fr cond 12.00-13.00
Kabocha med 14.00-15.00 lge 18.00-20.00 Spaghetti sml-med 15.00-16.00 med-lge
18.00-20.00 40 lb cartons MX Banana med-lge 16.00-20.00
---SWEET POTATOES: MARKET STEADY. 40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Orange Types
23.00-24.00 Red Types 22.00-23.00 White Types 28.00-30.00 occas 26.00 Japanese
Types 18.00-20.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med 12.00-14.00 jbo 13.00-14.00
Red Types med 12.00-14.00 jbo 13.00-14.00 White Types med 12.00-14.00 jbo
13.00-14.00
---TOMATOES: MARKET HEIRLOOM AND ON-THE-VINE STEADY; OTHERS SLIGHTLY HIGHER.
OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red 5x5 sz 13.00-14.00 5x6
sz 12.00-14.00 flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 16.00-17.00 4x5s
15.00-17.00 occas lower 5x5s 12.00-14.00 occas lower 5x6s 12.00 occas lower
lugs 3 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 6x6s 13.00-15.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb
cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red 5x5 sz 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 5x6 sz
13.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 16.00-17.00
4x5s 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 5x5s 12.00-14.00 5x6s 12.00 lugs 3 layer MX
Vine Ripes light red 6x6s 14.00-15.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats
on the vine MX Vine Ripes orange med-lge 30.00 10 lb cartons MX Vine Ripe -
Heirloom Varieties 14.00-15.00 occas high as 18.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats
on the vine CA Vine Ripes red med-lge 10.00-11.00 sml-med 7.00-9.00 yellow
med-lge 30.00
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt
baskets MX Red light red-red 12.00-14.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt
baskets MX Red light red-red 14.00-16.00 flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Pear
Type red 25.00 yellow 25.00
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 20 lb
cartons loose MX light red-red 18.00-20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt
containers with lids MX light red-red 13.00-15.00 fr cond 10.00-12.00
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: MARKET STEADY. OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma
light red-red exlge 10.00-12.00 lge 10.00-12.00 med 9.00-11.00 ADAPTED
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 9.00-12.00 mostly
10.00-12.00 occas higher lge 10.00-12.00 occas lower med 9.00-11.00
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 25 lb film bags CA Purple Top lge 18.00-20.00
few 16.00 med 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-22.00
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 10 lb cartons MX Salicornia (Sea Bean)
21.50 5 lb film bags CA Alfalfa Sprouts 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 cartons 12
4-oz packages CA Alfalfa Sprouts 9.00-10.00 40 lb containers MX Baja District
Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 1 layer containers CA
Radicchio 9s 12.00 12s 14.00 Treviso 12s 18.00-18.50 cartons 12 2.5-oz cups
with lids CA Radish Sprouts 7.00-8.50
ORGANIC
VEGETABLES
---CARROTS: 25 lb sacks loose CA med 18.00-18.50 occas 21.00 jbo 18.00-19.50
occas 21.00
---LETTUCE-OTHER: 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.50-7.00
---MUSHROOMS: 5 lb cartons CA Shiitake 25.00-26.00 fr qual 19.00 Oyster
15.00-16.00 cartons 12 3.5-oz packages per pkg CA Beech (Honshimeji) brown 2.00
white 2.00
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX
Pear Type red 38.00 yellow 38.00


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