BC-USDA-Calif Veggies

3/31/2015 1:00 PM
By Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Terminal Prices as of 31-MAR-2015
Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,
Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.
Phone: (213) 894-3077 Fax: (213) 894-2898
WEATHER AT 7:00 A.M.: OVERCAST 59
YESTERDAY'S HIGH: 78
HC—FV020
VEGETABLES
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT. cartons CA Globe Thorned 12s 28.00 18s 36.00
24s 36.00 30s 36.00 36s 30.00 lge lse 30.00 med lse 40.00 sml lse 42.00
---ASPARAGUS: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Baja
District Green lge 38.00-40.00 std 38.00-40.00 sml 24.00 11 lb cartons bunched
CA Green jbo 28.00 MX Baja District Green jbo 26.00-26.50 lge 21.00-22.00 std
20.00-21.00 sml 8.00 PE White lge 28.00-30.00 15 lb cartons bunched MX Baja
District Green std 16.00
---BEANS: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 5 lb cartons Local Repack Baja District Wax
Type yellow 10.50 10 lb cartons MX Baja District Dragon Tongue 15.00 Haricot
Vert (French Type) 20.00 Wax Type yellow 15.00-16.00 Local Repack Baja District
Wax Type yellow 20.00 15 lb cartons MX Baja District Italian Type 35.00 30 lb
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 30.00-32.00
few 34.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00
---BEETS: MARKET STEADY. cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 10.00-11.00 25 lb
film bags CA Red Type med 9.00-9.50 lge 10.00-10.50 MX Baja District Red Type
med 9.00-9.50
---BROCCOLI: MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. cartons CA bchd 14s 16.00-17.00 fr qual
14.00-14.50 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00-25.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown
Cut 18.00-19.00 fr qual 16.00-16.50
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 25 lb cartons MX Baja District lge
18.00-18.50 med 25.00-25.50
---CABBAGE: MARKET STEADY. 45 lb cartons CA Round Green Type med 10.00-11.00
few 12.00 lge 10.00-11.00 Red Type med 15.00-16.00 few 17.00 Savoy Type med-lge
20.00
---CARROTS: MARKET STEADY. sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 16.50-18.50
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 16.50-18.50 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA
med-lge 18.00-18.50 50 lb sacks loose CA Juice Type 10.50-12.00 25 lb sacks
loose CA med 8.50-10.00 jbo 10.50-11.50 cartons bunched CA 24s 16.50-18.50
cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 19.00-20.00 containers 40 1-lb film
bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00-26.00
---CAULIFLOWER: MARKET HIGHER. cartons film wrapped CA White 12s 18.00-21.00
fr qual 16.00-16.50 16s 17.00-20.00 fr qual 15.00-15.50
---CELERY: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 2 dz 9.50-11.00 2 1/2 dz 9.50-11.00 3 dz
10.00-11.00
---CORN-SWEET: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. cartons CA White 4 dz 25.00-26.00 MX
Yellow 4 dz Offerings insufficient to quote.
---CUCUMBERS: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 17.00-18.00
few 20.00-21.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 ord qual 10.00-12.00 poorer quality and
condition 8.00-10.00 lge 17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 cartons MX 36s
10.00-12.00 fr qual 8.00-8.50 1 1/9 bushel crates MX Pickles 150-200s
24.00-25.00 200-300s 25.00-28.00 few 30.00 300-400s 25.00-28.00 few 30.00
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless 12s 10.00-11.00 16s
12.00-13.00 22 lb cartons MX Persian sml-med 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00
---EGGPLANT: MARKET HIGHER. 1 bu, 1 1/9 bu, 1 1/6 bu cartons wrapped MX 18s
18.00-21.00 cartons wrapped MX 18s fr qual fr cond 12.00-15.00 24s 18.00-21.00
fr qual fr cond 12.00-15.00 30 lb cartons MX Chinese med-lge 16.00-19.00 occas
higher Filipino med 30.00-33.00 Italian sml-med 58.00-65.00 mostly 60.00-63.00
occas higher Japanese sml-med 60.00-70.00 mostly 65.00-68.00 occas higher Thai
med 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 Indian sml-med 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00
occas high as 30.00
---ENDIVE: MARKET CARTON 24S HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY. cartons CA 24s
14.00-15.00 10 lb cartons CA Witloof 19.00 8 lb cartons CA Witloof Red Type 12s
36.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Witloof 20.00-21.00
---ESCAROLE: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. cartons CA 24s 13.00-14.00
---GARLIC: MARKET STEADY. 30 lb cartons CA White super col 72.00 exjbo 63.00
CQ BOAT White netted 5s 55mm/5.5cm 38.00-40.00 few high as 44.00 SP White col
69.00 super jbo 66.00 jbo 60.00 10 lb cartons CA Elephant col 30.00
---GREENS: MARKET STEADY. crates bunched CA Dandelion 12s 9.00-9.50 cartons
bunched CA Collard 24s 15.00-15.50 Kale green 24s 10.00-12.00 Lacinato (Tuscan)
24s 12.50-13.00 Mustard Curly 24s 15.00-15.50 Flat 24s 15.00-15.50 Swiss Chard
12s 10.00-11.00 few 12.00 Mixed Colors 12s 17.00-18.00 Red 12s 10.00-11.00 few
12.00 Turnip Tops 24s 15.00-15.50 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 32.00-36.00 occas
lower cartons CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 22.00
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 24s 11.50-12.00 fr qual
9.00-9.50
---LETTUCE-OTHER: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA Boston 24s 15.00-16.00 Green Leaf
24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual 10.00-10.50 Red Leaf 24s 12.00-13.00 fr qual
10.00-10.50 flats 1 layer CA Frisee 24s 15.00-15.50 12s 9.00-9.50 2 lb cartons
CA Lolla Rossa 24s 8.75 Red Oak Leaf 24s 8.75 Green Oak Leaf 24s 8.75 3 lb
cartons CA Mesculin Mix 5.50-6.00 cartons 3 1-lb film bags CA Mesculin Mix
6.50-7.50
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: MARKET STEADY. cartons CA 24s 14.00-15.00 fr qual
12.00-12.50 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 20.00-21.00 fr qual
15.00-16.00
---MUSHROOMS: MARKET STEADY. 10 lb cartons CA White lge 19.00-20.00 med
17.00-17.50 sml 17.00-17.50 Cremini 21.00-22.00 PA White lge 19.00-20.00 med
17.00-17.50 sml 17.00-17.50 Cremini 21.00-22.00 5 lb cartons per lb CA Shiitake
5.00-5.50 mostly 5.00 fr qual 3.00-4.00 Oyster 3.20-3.70 Portobella lge
3.00-3.30 med 3.00-3.30 Woodear 2.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped CA
White Sliced 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped CA White
12.00-12.50 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CA White 12.00-13.00
---OKRA: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 15 lb crates NI AIR sml 18.00-20.00
---ONIONS GREEN: MARKET STEADY. cartons bunched CA 48s med 13.00-14.00 48s
sml 9.00-10.00 MX Baja District 48s med 11.00-12.00 48s sml 9.00-9.50 Bulb Type
24s bulb type 12.00-13.00 Leeks 12s 14.00-15.00
---PARSLEY: MARKET STEADY. cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 12.00-13.00 fr qual
10.00-10.50 Plain 60s 15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00-13.50
---PARSNIPS: MARKET STEADY. 20 lb film bags loose CA 24.00-25.00 few 27.00
sacks 12 1-lb film bags CA 19.00-21.00 sacks 18 1-lb film bags CA 19.00-21.00
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Baja District English
28.00 fr qual 25.00-28.00 10 lb cartons CA Snow Peas Decalyxed 14.00-15.00 GU
Snow Peas Decalyxed 12.00-13.00 few 14.00 fr qual fr cond 8.00-10.00 MX Baja
District Snow Peas Decalyxed 12.00-13.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed
12.00-13.00 few high as 16.00 MX Baja District Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed
12.00-13.00 fr qual fr cond 8.00-10.00 Stringless/Decalyxed 14.50
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Green lge
16.00 med 14.00-15.00 irreg sz 12.00 fr qual 10.00 MX Green exlge 18.00 lge
15.00-16.00 med 14.00-15.00 irreg sz 11.00-12.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 Red lge
18.00-20.00 irreg sz 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Yellow irreg sz
28.00-30.00 fr qual 24.00-25.00 15 lb cartons MX Red lge 14.00-15.00 Yellow lge
20.00-21.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 16.00-17.00 lge
14.00-15.00 Yellow exlge 19.00-20.00 lge 16.00-18.00 Orange exlge 20.00-22.00
lge 17.00-18.00
---PEPPERS, OTHER: MARKET STEADY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates per lb MX
Anaheim .70-.80 Habanero .75-.85 Jalapeno .50-.60 Manzano 2.90-3.00 Pasilla
.50-.60 Serrano .55-.65 Yellow Chile .85-.95 10 lb cartons Local Repack Anaheim
9.00-10.00 Chilaca offerings insufficient to quote Fresno red Offerings
insufficient to quote. Habanero orange 9.00-10.00 Jalapeno 6.00-7.00 Manzano
30.00-35.00 Pasilla 6.00-7.00 Serrano 6.50-7.50 Yellow Chile 10.00-11.00
---RADISHES: MARKET STEADY. cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CA Red
13.00-14.00 25 lb film bags topped CA Red 17.00-18.00 MX Baja District Red
17.00-18.00 White 15.00 Black 14.00 cartons bunched CA Red 48s 11.00-12.00 few
13.00 MX Baja District Red 48s 11.00-12.00
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT. GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons WA WAExFcy 42.00
---RUTABAGAS: MARKET STEADY. 25 lb film bags CA lge 20.00-21.00 med
20.00-21.00
---SPINACH: MARKET STEADY. cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA 11.50-13.00 cartons
4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA 11.50-13.00 cartons CA Flat bchd 24s 13.00-14.00 fr
qual 11.00-11.50
---SQUASH: MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 4/7 bushel cartons CA Yellow Crookneck sml
20.00-22.00 sml-med 20.00-22.00 MX Zucchini sml 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00
sml-med 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 med 11.00-12.00 fr qual 8.00-9.00 Yellow
Straightneck sml 18.00-20.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00 sml-med 18.00-20.00 fr qual
14.00-15.00 med 17.00-18.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 Grey sml 14.00-15.00 fr qual
9.00-10.00 sml-med 14.00-15.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 med 13.00-14.00 fr qual
8.00-9.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med 16.00-18.00 lge 18.00-20.00 Butternut med
20.00-24.00 lge 22.00-24.00 Kabocha med 15.00-18.00 lge 16.00-20.00 Spaghetti
med-lge 21.00-24.00 lge 22.00-24.00
---SWEET POTATOES: MARKET STEADY. 40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Orange Types
24.00-26.00 Red Types 22.50-26.00 White Types 28.00-30.00 occas 26.00 Japanese
Types 21.00-26.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med 15.00-18.50 mostly 18.00 jbo
18.00-21.00 occas lower Red Types med 22.50-26.00 jbo 16.00-18.00 White Types
med 12.00-14.00 jbo 13.00-14.00
---TOMATOES: MARKET STEADY. 25 lb cartons loose FL Mature Greens light red
5x6 sz 13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 6x6 sz 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00
OPEN FIELD flats 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 13.00-14.00 4x5s
13.00-14.00 5x5s 12.00-13.00 5x6s 12.00-13.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 2 layer
MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s 13.00-14.00 4x5s 13.00-14.00 5x5s 12.00-13.00 5x6s
12.00-13.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Baja
District Vine Ripes orange med-lge 24.00 red med-lge 8.00-8.50 yellow med-lge
24.00 10 lb cartons MX Baja District Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 15.00
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes red med-lge 8.00-9.00
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: MARKET STEADY. OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt baskets MX Red
light red-red 10.00-11.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX Baja
District Red light red-red 12.00-13.00
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: MARKET STEADY. OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers
with lids MX light red-red 12.00-13.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT
flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX Baja District light red-red 12.00-13.00
20 lb cartons loose MX Baja District light red-red offering insufficient to
quote
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: MARKET STEADY. OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma
light red-red exlge 13.00-14.00 occas 16.00 fr qual fr cond 10.00-11.00 lge
13.00-14.00 occas 16.00 fr qual fr cond 10.00-11.00 med 12.00-13.00 occas 14.00
fr qual fr cond 8.00-10.00
---TURNIPS: MARKET STEADY. 25 lb film bags CA Purple Top lge 11.00-12.00 med
11.00-12.00 few 13.00-14.00
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT. 10 lb cartons MX Baja District
Salicornia (Sea Bean) 21.50 5 lb film bags CA Alfalfa Sprouts 10.00-10.50
cartons 12 4-oz packages CA Alfalfa Sprouts 9.00-10.00 40 lb containers MX Baja
District Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 8.00-9.00 occas higher and lower 1 layer
containers CA Radicchio 9s 10.00-11.00 12s 12.00-13.00 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 19.00-21.00 jbo 19.00-21.00
---LETTUCE-OTHER: 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 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: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1/2-pt cups with lids MX Baja
District Pear Type red 30.00 yellow 30.00 Heirloom Varieties 30.00


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