Shipping Point Vegetable Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 13-SEP-2017                                 
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (602) 514-7210     Fax:  (602) 514-7215                                 
                                                                                
Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of       
generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include    
promotional allowances or other incentives.  No consideration is given to       
after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated.  Brokerage fees paid by the     
shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point     
Basis excludes all charges for freight.                                         
                                                                                

IX_FV120                                                                        
                                                                                
Phoenix,     AZ: Partly Cloudy 85-106
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 74-91
Fresno,      CA: Sunny 67-89
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 63-72
Salinas,     CA: Partly Cloudy 64-69
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 63-73
Brighton,    CO: Heavy Rain 62-90
Greeley,     CO: Cloudy 54-89
McAllen,     TX: Sunny 72-102
San Antonio, TX: Cloudy 62-95
Culiacan, SI     MX: Partly Cloudy 78-93
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 80-103
Veracruz, VE     MX: Partly Cloudy 73-85
Villahermosa, TB MX: Cloudy 74-90                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.  
50 lb cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 10.00-12.45 mostly 11.00-11.45 ORGANIC 50
lb cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 14.00-16.00  Red Type 18-24s 14.00-30.00    
---ENDIVE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
cartons 24s 8.45-10.55  occasional higher and lower                            
---ESCAROLE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.       
cartons 24s 10.45-15.55 mostly 13.45-15.55 occasional higher                   
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 8.00-9.55 mostly 8.45-9.55 occasional higher and
lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Kale green 24s 12.00-28.00  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s
16.00-20.00                                                                    
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
cartons bunched Leeks 12s 11.00-13.55 mostly 11.45-13.00 occasional higher and 
lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Leeks 12s 14.00-16.00                            
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
cartons bunched Curly 60s 10.55-13.55 mostly 11.00-12.50 occasional lower Plain
60s 10.45-12.50 mostly 10.45-11.55 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons 
bunched Curly 30s 10.00-14.00  Plain 30s 10.00-14.00                           
---SPINACH: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included.   
cartons bunched Flat 24s 10.45-13.55 mostly 12.00-13.55 occasional higher and  
lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Flat 24s 22.00-40.00                             

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ARTICHOKES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET 18S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.     
Extra services included. Wide range in price. cartons Globe 12s 8.50-12.75     
mostly 10.55-12.75 few 16.55-18.55 18s 10.50-16.55 mostly 12.50-14.55 one label
18.55 24s 10.50-16.55 mostly 12.05-14.75 one label 18.55 30s 6.55-9.75 mostly  
7.05-9.75 one label 14.55 36s 6.05-9.55 mostly 7.55-9.55 one label 16.55       
ORGANIC cartons Globe 12s 26.00-30.55  18s 30.00-30.55  24s 30.00-30.55  30s   
26.00-30.55  36s 24.00-30.55                                                   
---CORN-SWEET: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services         
included. cartons White 4 dz min 10.00-12.95 mostly 11.95-12.95                
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY MEDIUM FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET EXTRA LARGE  
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 25 lb cartons   
loose Mature Greens xlge 12.95-15.95 mostly 13.95-15.95 few 17.95 lge          
12.95-15.95 mostly 13.95 med 9.95-11.95 mostly 9.95 few 13.95                  
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 13.95-14.95 mostly     
13.95 lge 11.95-13.95 mostly 12.95-13.95 med 9.95-11.95                        

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 12.00-15.40 mostly 12.00-13.50 50 lb sacks     
loose jbo 18.00-22.40 mostly 18.00-20.00 25 lb sacks loose jbo 9.00-11.45      
mostly 9.00-10.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 17.50-19.00 mostly     
17.50-18.00 ORGANIC sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50  sacks 24 2-lb 
film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50  sacks 10 5-lb film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50     
cartons 24 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00  cartons 12 2-lb film bags   
Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00  cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra     
services included.  Wide range in quality and condition.  GREENHOUSE 1 1/9     
bushel cartons med 26.95-30.95 mostly 28.95-30.95 fr qual 24.95-28.95 mostly   
26.95-28.95 ord qual 14.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95 few 22.95 sml   supplies   
insufficient to establish a market lge 24.95-28.95 mostly 26.95-28.95 cartons  
36s 14.95-16.95                                                                
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  
Extra services included.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with    
lids med-lge 14.95  ORGANIC ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids med-lge 16.95                                                             
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET EXTRA LARGE ABOUT STEADY,      
OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included. Many present shipments from    
prior bookings and/or previous commitments.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose    
Roma exlge 14.95-16.95  lge 12.95-16.95 mostly 12.95-14.95 med 9.95-14.95      
mostly 10.95-12.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge         
14.95-16.95  lge 12.95-16.95 mostly 12.95-14.95 med 9.95-14.95 mostly          
10.95-12.95                                                                    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS GREEN: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET MEDIUM       
HIGHER, OTHERS SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.  Wide range in        
quality. Most present shipments from previous commitments. Most shipments from 
Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.   
cartons bunched 48s med 28.00-36.85 mostly 30.45-32.55 few 37.85-39.50 48s sml 
28.45-32.50 mostly 28.45-30.55 one label 35.95 cartons 2 film bags iceless 24  
bunches per bag 28.45-32.50 mostly 28.45-30.55 one label 35.95 cartons 4 film  
bags iceless 12 bunches per bag 22.00-30.95  ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s med   
24.00-30.95                                                                    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in     
quality. 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 16.00-19.25 mostly           
16.00-18.00 occasional higher                                                  
---CARROTS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range  
in quality and condition. 50 lb sacks loose jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50     
ocassional higher                                                              
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in    
quality and condition. 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 22.95-26.95 mostly 24.95-26.95 
occasional higher fr qual 20.00-24.95 mostly 22.95-24.95 occasional higher ord 
qual 14.95-18.95 mostly 16.00-16.95 ocassional higher sml 18.00-22.00 mostly   
20.00 ocassional higher lge 20.00-24.95 mostly 22.00-22.95 ocassional higher   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.
1 1/9 bushel cartons Red irreg sz fr qual 15.00-18.95 mostly 16.00-18.00       
occasional higher Yellow irreg sz fr qual 11.00-15.95 mostly 12.95-14.95       
GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons Red jbo 8.95-11.95 mostly 10.00-11.00 occasional      
higher exlge 8.95-11.95 mostly 10.00-11.00 occasional higher lge 7.00-9.95     
mostly 8.00-9.95 occasional higher Yellow jbo 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.00-9.00       
occasional higher exlge 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.00-9.00 occasional higher lge       
6.00-8.95 mostly 7.00-8.95 Orange jbo 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.00-9.00 occasional    
higher exlge 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.00-9.00 occasional higher lge 6.00-8.95 mostly 
7.00-8.95 occasional higher                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide 
range in quality and size. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Anaheim 12.00-15.00     
mostly 12.50-14.00 occcasional higher Jalapeno 12.50-16.00 mostly 13.00-15.00  
occasional higher Poblano 12.00-15.50 mostly 13.00-15.00 occasional higher     
Serrano 22.00-26.95 mostly 24.00-26.95 occasionaly higher                      
---TOMATOES: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.  Wide range  
in quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s          
15.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95 4x5s 15.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95 5x5s        
15.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 
4x4s 15.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95 4x5s 15.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95 5x5s   
15.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-18.95                                                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in
price, quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids   
med-lge 11.00-13.95 mostly 11.95-13.95 few 14.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 
1-pt containers with lids med-lge 11.00-13.95 mostly 11.95-13.95 few 14.95     
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in    
quality, condition and prices.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge      
16.95-18.95  occasional higher lge 15.95-18.95 mostly 15.95-17.95 med          
13.95-15.95 mostly 14.00-14.95 few 16.95 sml 9.95-11.95  occasional higher     
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 16.95-18.95  occasional     
higher lge 15.95-18.95 mostly 15.95-17.95 med 13.95-15.95 mostly 14.00-14.95   
few 16.95 sml 9.95-11.95  occasional higher                                    

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CURLY SLIGHTLY LOWER, PLAIN ABOUT STEADY.  
Extra services included. cartons bunched Curly 60s 8.95-9.50  Plain 60s        
8.95-10.95                                                                     

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET GREEN HIGHER, RED ABOUT STEADY. Extra      
services included. 50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 11.45-13.95 mostly       
12.85-13.95 occasional lower Red Type med 7.95-8.45                            
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LACINATO SLIGHTLY LOWER, GREEN ABOUT STEADY.
Extra services included. cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.45-8.00  Lacinato    
(Tuscan) 24s 7.95-9.00                                                         

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN     
 LUIS ARIZONA                                                                  
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---RADISHES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
Wide range in price. 25 lb film bags topped Red 12.45-18.95 mostly 14.45       
cartons bunched Red 24s 10.45-12.55  some low as 6.95 occasional higher 48s    
13.45-15.45  some low as 8.45 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched Red 24s
14.00-20.00                                                                    

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND 14S FAIRLY GOOD, CROWN CUT GOOD. MARKET 14S  
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, CROWN CUT HIGHER. Extra services included. Wide range in      
weight, quality and condition. cartons bchd 14s 15.00-20.50 mostly 15.95-17.45 
bchd 18s 15.50-21.00 mostly 16.45-17.95 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut          
22.45-27.55 mostly 22.45-24.56 few 29.50-30.45 Short Trim 24.00-26.25  few     
28.55-30.50 ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s 34.00-38.95  some low as 26.45 20 lb      
cartons loose Crown Cut 38.00-44.95  some low as 28.45                         
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services     
included. Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons film wrapped    
White 9s 7.45-10.55 mostly 7.45-9.65 12s 7.00-11.55 mostly 8.45-9.50 one label 
12.55 16s 5.45-9.55 mostly 7.45-8.55 ORGANIC cartons film wrapped White 12s    
10.00-22.95 mostly 16.00-22.95                                                 
---CELERY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
cartons 2 dz 6.00-9.50 mostly 7.15-8.65 2 1/2 dz 6.05-9.50 mostly 7.15-8.65 3  
dz 7.00-10.55 mostly 7.45-8.56 cartons film bags Hearts 18s 11.50-14.45 mostly 
11.50-12.56 ORGANIC cartons 2 dz 14.55-22.95 mostly 14.55-20.95 2 1/2 dz       
12.00-22.85 mostly 14.55-20.95 cartons film bags Hearts 18s 12.00-22.85 mostly 
16.00-20.95                                                                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons flm lined 24s 6.00-9.56   
mostly 7.05-8.56 24s flmwrpd 7.00-10.56 mostly 8.05-9.56 30s flmwrpd 6.00-9.55 
mostly 7.05-8.50 ORGANIC cartons 24s flmwrpd 28.00-34.00  few 44.45-49.45 12s  
flmwrpd 20.00-30.00 mostly 20.00-26.45                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND GREEN LEAF MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT
STEADY. Extra services included. Wide range in weight, quality and condition.  
cartons Boston 24s 5.55-10.55 mostly 7.50-8.50 Green Leaf 24s 7.45-11.55 mostly
8.45-9.65 Red Leaf 24s 6.45-11.55 mostly 8.45-9.65 ORGANIC cartons Green Leaf  
24s 14.00-16.95  Red Leaf 24s 14.00-18.85                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND 24S FAIRLY LIGHT, HEARTS MODERATE. MARKET 24S       
SLIGHTLY LOWER, HEARTS ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Wide range in    
weight, quality and condition. cartons 24s 8.50-13.55 mostly 10.45-11.55       
cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 11.55-15.75 mostly 12.50-14.55 few 16.55    
cartons film lined Hearts 48s 13.50-16.75 mostly 13.50-15.55 few 17.55         
occasional lower ORGANIC cartons 24s 10.00-15.85 mostly 10.00-14.00 one label  
17.45 cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 8.45-16.95 mostly 10.55-13.55 cartons 
film lined Hearts 48s 14.00-14.50                                              

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET GREEN HIGHER, RED ABOUT STEADY. 
Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green exlge 8.95-11.45 mostly    
10.95-11.45 one label 16.95 lge 8.95-11.45 mostly 9.95-10.45 one label 12.95   
irreg sz fr qual 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 Red irreg sz fr qual 12.95-15.95  
mostly 14.95 1/2 bushel cartons Red exlge 8.95-10.95 mostly 10.95 lge          
8.95-10.95 mostly 10.95                                                        

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND CROWN CUT FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE.      
MARKET CROWN CUT HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER. Extra services included. cartons bchd   
14s 14.85-16.00  bchd 18s 15.35-16.50  20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut           
22.00-26.85 mostly 24.00-26.85 Short Trim 25.00-28.85  occasional lower        
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included. cartons
film wrapped White 9s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 occasional higher 12s         
6.00-8.00  occasional higher 16s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 occasional higher  
---CELERY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included. cartons 
2 dz 6.35-8.95 mostly 6.35-7.00 occasional higher 2 1/2 dz 6.35-8.95 mostly    
6.35-7.00 occasional higher 3 dz 6.35-8.95 mostly 6.35-7.00 occasional higher  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services     
included. cartons flm lined 24s 7.35-8.85 mostly 7.35-8.00 24s flmwrpd         
8.35-9.85 mostly 8.35-9.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER: SUPPLY LIGHT. Extra services included. cartons Green Leaf 24s
supplies in too few hands to establish a market Red Leaf 24s   supplies in too 
few hands to establish a market                                                
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: SUPPLY LIGHT. Extra services included. cartons 24s         
supplies in too few hands to establish a market cartons 12 3-count packages    
Hearts   supplies in too few hands to establish a market                       

SOUTH & CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA    
 AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA                                                         
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEETS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Most  
shipments from Mexico transferred to South and Central California for          
consolidation and distribution. cartons bunched Red Type 12s 10.45-12.55 mostly
11.50-12.55 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Red Type 12s   
10.00-12.00  24s 18.95-20.00  Gold Type 12s 8.95-12.00  24s 12.00-15.95        
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
25 lb cartons med 52.45-58.85 mostly 55.95-58.55 occasional higher and lower