Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - San Francisco, CA
SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                
                                                                               
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SX_FV020                                                                       
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Globe Thorned green 18s 26.50-28.50  
occasional higher 24s 26.50-28.50 occasional higher 30s 26.50-28.50 occasional 
higher 36s 22.00-24.00 occasional lower Thornless green med lse 42.50          
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS CA LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched
MX Green lge 50.00 occasional lower 11 lb cartons bunched CA Green lge 28.00   
occasional lower MX Green jbo 25.00 occasional lower lge 20.00-22.00 mostly    
20.00-21.00 occasional lower 15 lb cartons bunched MX Green tips 22.00         
occasional higher                                                              
---BEANS: OFFERINGS FL VERY LIGHT. MARKET FAVA LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  bushel   
crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked 20.50 bushel reusable plastic        
containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type 20.00-22.00 occasional lower few 24.50 30 
lb cartons MX Fava 24.50-26.50 few 20.00 cartons10 1-lb film bags MX Haricot   
Vert (French Type) 29.00-31.00 occasional higher few 34.00                     
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 16.00-17.00         
occasional higher 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med-lge 11.00-11.50 mostly 11.50 
Gold Type med-lge 16.50-17.50 occasional higher MX Red Type med-lge 12.00      
occasional lower Chiogga (Striped) sml-med 20.00 occasional higher Gold Type   
lge 20.00 occasional lower OR Gold Type lge 18.00 occasional higher WA Red Type
lge 11.50-12.50 occasional higher Gold Type med-lge 15.00-16.00                
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 18s 24.00-26.00 occasional    
higher Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 24.00-26.00 occasional higher 20 lb cartons   
loose AZ/CA Crown Cut 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 occasional higher Short Trim    
24.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 occasional higher                                     
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA med 40.00 occasional     
lower fair cond 25.00 MX lge 36.50 occasional higher                           
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  45 lb cartons CA Round Green Type 18-24s          
25.00-27.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occasional lower Red Type 18-24s 32.00-34.00    
occasional lower Savoy Type lge 28.00 occasional lower                         
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Topped med-lge         
16.50-18.50 mostly 16.50-17.50 occasional higher sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA    
Topped med 18.50 occasional lower 50 lb cartons loose AZ Topped jbo 19.00      
occasional lower CA Topped jbo 18.50 few 16.50 25 lb sacks loose AZ Topped jbo 
8.50-9.50 mostly 8.50 occasional higher CA Topped jbo 10.00 occasional higher  
MX Topped jbo 9.00 occasional higher Mixed Colors med 22.00 occasional lower   
cartons bunched CA 24s 18.00-19.00 occasional lower cartons 30 1-lb film bags  
CA Baby Peeled 24.00-25.00 occasional lower containers 40 1-lb film bags CA    
Baby Peeled 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.50                                           
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s          
20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 occasional higher few 17.00-18.00 Green 12s           
36.00-38.00 occasional lower Orange 12s 36.00-38.00 occasional lower Purple 12s
36.00-38.00 occasional lower Romanesco 12s 40.00 occasional lower              
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 60.00-62.00 occasional lower few   
65.00-66.00                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS BI-COLOR VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons MX Yellow
4 dz min 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 occasional higher White 4 dz min 24.00-26.00 
mostly 26.00 occasional higher few 19.00-20.00 Bi-Color 4 dz min 30.00         
occasional lower                                                               
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET PICKLES AND PERSIANS LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9  
bushel cartons MX med 25.00-27.00 occasional higher fr qual 20.00-22.00        
occasional higher lge 26.50-28.50 occasional lower bushel plastic containers MX
Pickles med 29.00-30.00 occasional higher fair cond 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 20
lb cartons MX Persian 18.00 occasional higher fair cond 12.00-14.00 mostly     
14.00 WAXED 22-24 lb cartons MX 36s 14.50-16.50 mostly 15.50-16.50 GREENHOUSE  
cartons film wrapped CA Long Seedless 16s 8.00-9.00 MX Long Seedless med 12s   
10.00 occasional lower lge 12s 10.50-11.50 occasional higher 16s 12.00-12.50   
occasional lower                                                               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET CHINESE HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons
wrapped MX 18s 16.50-18.50 mostly 18.00-18.50 occasional higher 24s 16.50-17.50
occasional higher 30 lb cartons MX Chinese lge 28.00 occasional lower Thai med 
28.00 occasional higher 25 lb cartons MX Indian lge 22.00 occasional higher    
---ENDIVE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons CA 24s 23.50-24.50 occasional higher
10 lb cartons CA Witloof 21.00-22.00 occasional higher 8 lb cartons CA Witloof 
Red Type 42.50-52.50 occasional lower                                          
---ESCAROLE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons AZ/CA 24s 28.00-30.00 mostly      
29.00-30.00 occasional higher                                                  
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 75.00-77.00       
occasional higher col 72.00 few 75.00 netted 5s 68.00 occasional lower CQ      
Purple netted 5s 44.00 occasional higher cartons 6 5-lb film bags CQ Peeled    
66.00-68.00 occasional lower                                                   
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 21.00-22.00      
occasional higher 12s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occasional lower Kale 24s 
25.00-27.00 mostly 25.00 occasional higher 12s 18.00-19.00 occasional higher   
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 28.00-29.00 occasional higher few 26.00 Mustard Curly 24s
20.00-22.00 occasional lower 12s 12.00-13.00 occasional higher Flat 24s        
20.00-22.00 occasional lower Swiss Chard green 24s 21.00-22.00 12s 12.50-14.50 
mostly 14.00-14.50 Mixed Colors 24s 22.00-23.00 12s 13.50-14.50 mostly         
14.00-14.50 Red 24s 22.00 occasional lower 12s 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00        
occasional higher Turnip Tops 24s 18.50 occasional higher Broccoli Rabe        
(Rappini) 20s 38.00-40.00 occasional higher Dandelion 12s 15.00-17.00 mostly   
16.00 occasional lower Kohlrabi 12s 20.00-22.00 occasional higher cartons loose
AZ/CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 27.00-28.00 occasional lower                        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 25.00 occasional higher 
flm lined 24s 28.00 occasional higher 24s flmwrpd 29.00 occasional higher few  
24.50-25.50                                                                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 22.00-24.00        
occasional higher Green Leaf 24s 20.00-22.00 occasional higher Red Leaf 24s    
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occasional higher flats 1 layer CA Frisee 24s   
21.50 12s 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 7.50-8.50
occasional higher 10 lb cartons film lined CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves      
17.50-18.50 few 20.00 1 lb film bags CA Mache 14.00-15.00                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film lined AZ/CA 24s 23.00-25.00  
mostly 24.00-25.00 occasional higher few 20.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count)      
packages AZ/CA Hearts 23.00-24.00 occasional higher few 19.00                  
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons CA White lge 22.00-23.00 med      
19.00-20.00 sml 19.00-20.00 Brown med 24.00-25.00 few 26.00 CD British Columbia
White lge 22.00-23.00 med 19.00-20.00 sml 19.00-20.00 Brown med 24.00-25.00 5  
lb cartons CA Shiitake jbo 32.50 lge 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 med 27.50 Oyster 
lge 22.50-25.00 Portobella lge 16.00 few higher sml 15.00-16.00 CD British     
Columbia Portobella lge 15.00-16.00 CQ Shiitake med 25.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays
film wrapped CA White 16.00-16.50 Brown 16.50-17.50 CD British Columbia White  
16.00-16.50 Brown 16.50-17.50 cartons 36 3-1/2 oz film bags per pkg SK Enoki   
.65-.75 flats per lb CA AIR Porcini 30.00 FR AIR Chanterelle Black 17.50 WA AIR
Chanterelle 10.50-11.00 cartons 10 6-oz trays film wrapped CQ Shiitake         
22.00-23.00 5 kg containers CQ King Oyster 28.00                               
---OKRA:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 28.00-30.00 few  
21.00 NI sml-med 29.00 occasional lower                                        
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 18.00-20.00 
mostly 18.00 occasional higher crates bunched MX 24s bulb type 11.00-12.00     
occasional higher cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med 18.00-20.00 mostly          
19.00-20.00 occasional higher                                                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s      
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 occasional lower few 22.50 Plain 60s 16.00-18.00      
mostly 17.00 occasional lower few 22.50                                        
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags OR med 29.00-31.00 mostly 
29.00-30.00 occasional higher few 25.00                                        
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET GU SNOWS HIGHER; GU SNAPS LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1
1/9 bushel cartons CA English 35.00-37.00 occasional higher 30 lb containers MX
English 47.00 occasional lower 10 lb cartons CA Snow Peas Decalyxed 16.00      
occasional higher GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 19.50-21.50 occasional higher fair    
cond 10.00 MX Snow Peas Decalyxed 19.00-20.00 occasional lower GU Sugar Snap   
Peas Stringless/Decalyxed 18.00-18.50 mostly 18.50 occasional higher fair cond 
10.00 MX Sugar Snap Peas Stringless/Decalyxed 26.00 occasional lower           
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREENHOUSE HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel 
cartons MX Green med 30.00-32.00 occasional lower Red irreg sz fr qual         
39.00-41.00 occasional higher 1 1/9 bushel cartons place pack MX Green lge     
39.00 occasional lower 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo 36.00-38.00 occasional lower   
exlge 34.00 occasional lower GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge        
33.00-34.00 occasional higher Yellow exlge 33.00-35.00 occasional higher Orange
exlge 33.00-35.00 occasional higher                                            
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Anaheim      
20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 occasional higher Jalapeno lge 24.00-26.00      
mostly 24.00 occasional lower Poblano 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 few 22.00       
occasional higher Serrano 33.00-37.00 mostly 35.00 occasional lower few 40.00  
Yellow Chile 32.00 occasional higher 10 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX
Habanero orange 26.00-28.00 occasional lower 30 lb cartons MX Thai Chili Hots  
green 65.00-67.00 occasional higher                                            
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags topped AZ Red 29.50-31.50 mostly 
30.00 occasional lower MX Red 15.00-16.00 fair cond 12.00 cartons bunched AZ   
Red 24s 20.00-22.00 occasional lower MX Red 24s 16.00 occasional higher        
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons WA 55.00-57.00    
occasional higher                                                              
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS OR LIGHT; CA VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags CA med 24.00
occasional higher OR med 23.00 occasional lower                                
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 22.00-24.00        
occasional higher few 27.00-28.00 with root 22.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA
Flat Baby Type 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.50-15.50 occas higher cartons 4 2-1/2 lb  
film bags CA Flat Baby Type 14.00-15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type         
10.00-11.00 occasional higher                                                  
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml 19.00-20.00     
occasional higher few 15.00-16.00 sml-med 18.50 occasional lower med 16.50     
occasional lower Yellow Straightneck sml 24.50-26.50 occasional higher few     
18.00-20.00 sml-med 19.50 occasional lower Grey sml 26.50 occasional higher    
sml-med 18.00-19.00 mostly 19.00 occasional higher bushel cartons MX Acorn lge 
32.00 occasional higher xlge 29.00 occasional higher Butternut lge 23.00-24.00 
occasional higher xlge 21.00-22.00 occasional lower Kabocha med 20.00          
occasional higher lge 21.00-22.00 occasional higher Spaghetti lge 27.00-28.00  
occasional lower xlge 20.00 fair cond 14.00-15.00 occasional lower             
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Orange Types   
32.00-33.00 occasional lower Red Types 28.50 occasional higher Japanese Types  
38.00 occasional lower No Grade Marks Orange Types med 15.00 occasional higher 
jbo 16.00 occasional higher Red Types med 15.00 occasional higher jbo 16.00    
occasional lower Japanese Types med 32.00 occasional lower jbo 26.00 occasional
lower sml 25.00 occasional lower 30 lb cartons HI U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type     
65.00 occasional lower                                                         
---TOMATOES:  MARKET HEIRLOOM HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT
25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens light red 5x5 sz 22.00 occasional lower   
5x6 sz 22.50 occasional lower Vine Ripes light red 4x5 sz 22.50 occasional     
higher 5x5 sz 21.50-22.50 occasional lower cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light 
red 4x5s 20.50-22.50 mostly 22.50 occasional lower few 17.50-18.50 5x5s        
20.50-22.50 mostly 21.50-22.50 occasional higher few 17.50-18.50 5 kg/11 lb    
flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red sml 15.50-16.50 occasional lower 10  
lb flats MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 22.00-24.00 occasional higher       
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 8 1-lb containers with lids on the vine MX Vine 
Ripe - Campari Type light red-red sml 26.50-28.50 occasional lower GREENHOUSE 5
kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes light red sml 13.00-14.00 occasional  
higher 11 lb flats CA Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 23.00-25.00 mostly        
24.00-25.00 occasional higher                                                  
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets
MX light red med 17.50-18.50 mostly 18.00-18.50 occasional higher fair cond    
10.00 cartons 12 10.5-oz containers with lids MX yellow med 12.00              
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids MX light red sml-med 11.50-12.50 mostly 12.00 occasional  
higher ripe 10.00 flats 15 10.5-oz containers with lids MX light red med-lge   
35.00-37.00 occasional higher yellow med-lge 35.00-37.00 occasional higher     
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX Roma light red exlge 21.00-23.00 mostly 22.50-23.00 few 24.00-25.00   
lge 21.00-22.00                                                                
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS OR FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks CA Purple   
Top med-lge 19.00-21.00 mostly 19.50-20.50 occasional higher OR Purple Top     
med-lge 19.00 occasional higher                                                
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   35 lb crates MX Cactus Leaf     
(Nopales) 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 few 18.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s
17.00 occasional higher 12s 20.00 occasional higher Treviso 12s 20.00          
occasional lower                                                               

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: cartons CA Globe Thorned green 18s 24.00                        
---ASPARAGUS: 11 lb cartons bunched MX Green exlge 42.00 occasional lower      
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 42.00 occasional lower Gold Type 12s 
42.00 occasional lower 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med 38.00 occasional lower  
Gold Type med 38.00 occasional lower                                           
---BROCCOLI: cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 40.00 occasional lower Baby Hybrid Type    
bchd 18s 47.00 occasional lower                                                
---CABBAGE: 45 lb cartons CA Round Green Type 18-24s 40.00 occasional lower Red
Type 18-24s 42.00 occasional higher                                            
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA Topped med-lge 36.00 occasional higher  
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA Topped med-lge 36.00 occasional higher 50 lb cartons
CA Topped med-lge 36.00 occasional higher 25 lb sacks loose CA Topped jbo 28.00
occasional higher Mixed Colors jbo 20.00 occasional higher cartons bunched CA  
24s 40.00 occasional lower cartons 24 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 36.00      
occasional lower                                                               
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s 58.00 occasional lower    
---CUCUMBERS: WAXED 22-24 lb cartons MX 36s 30.00 occasional lower             
---ESCAROLE: cartons CA 12s 14.50                                              
---GARLIC: 30 lb cartons CA White col 125.00 occasional lower                  
---GREENS: cartons bunched AZ/CA Collard 24s 36.00 occasional higher Kale green
24s 43.00 occasional lower Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 36.00 occasional higher Swiss 
Chard 24s 36.00 occasional lower Mixed Colors 24s 38.00 occasional lower Red   
24s 38.00 occasional lower                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 45.00-46.00 occasional lower Green  
Leaf 24s 42.00 occasional lower Red Leaf 24s 42.00 occasional lower Red Boston 
24s 45.00 occasional lower flats 1 layer CA Frisee 12s 14.50 3 lb cartons CA   
Mesculin Mix 10.50 occasional higher                                           
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 42.00 occasional lower cartons 12 22-oz  
(3 count) packages AZ/CA Hearts 32.00 occasional lower                         
---MUSHROOMS: 10 lb cartons CA White lge 28.50 Brown med 28.50 5 lb cartons CA 
White jbo 17.50 lge 14.50 sml 16.00 Shiitake med 47.00 fr qual 36.50 Oyster    
29.50-31.50 Portobella 28.50-29.00 Brown med 12.00 cartons 6 6-oz trays film   
wrapped CA White 14.00 Portobella 22.50 Brown 14.50 cartons 8 6-oz trays film  
wrapped CA Oyster 26.50                                                        
---ONIONS GREEN: cartons bunched CA 48s med 47.00 occasional lower 20 lb       
cartons loose CA Leeks med-lge 40.00 occasional lower                          
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ/CA Plain 30s 34.00 occasional higher            
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Green lge 32.00 occasional lower
occasional higher GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 42.00 occasional  
lower Yellow exlge 39.00 occasional lower Orange exlge 39.00 occasional lower  
---PEPPERS, OTHER: flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX Padron 33.00          
occasional higher Shishito 33.00 occasional higher                             
---SPINACH: cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 27.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA  
Flat Baby Type 10.50-12.50 mostly 12.50 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 14.50   
---SQUASH: bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 34.00 occasional lower Kabocha lge  
40.00 occasional lower Spaghetti lge 34.00 occasional lower 22 lb cartons MX   
Zucchini sml-med 18.00 occasional higher                                       
---SWEET POTATOES: 40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 48.50-49.50        
occasional higher Red Types 45.00 occasional higher Japanese Types 48.00-49.00 
occasional lower                                                               
---TOMATOES: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red 4x4s  
30.00 occasional lower 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red    
sml-med 29.00-30.00 occasional lower                                           
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: flats 12 1-pt baskets CA Heirloom Varieties 37.00-39.00   
occasional lower ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light red 
sml-med 32.00 occasional lower                                                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
MX light red sml-med 30.00-32.00 occasional lower                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light  
red exlge 28.00 occasional higher