Shipping Point Vegetable Report - Phoenix, AZ
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 25-SEP-2017                                 
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (602) 514-7201     Fax:  (602) 514-7213                                 
                                                                                
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: Sunny 58-88
Bakersfield, CA: Sunny 56-87
Fresno,      CA: Partly Cloudy 56-84
Oxnard,      CA: Sunny 56-82
Salinas,     CA: Sunny 51-78
Santa Maria, CA: Sunny 49-82
Brighton,    CO: Cloudy 45-53
Greeley,     CO: Cloudy 43-54
McAllen,     TX: Cloudy/Wind 78-97
San Antonio, TX: Cloudy 74-86
Culiacan, SI     MX: Cloudy 76-85
Hermosillo, SO   MX: Sunny 66-92
Veracruz, VE     MX: Partly Cloudy 76-85
Villahermosa, TB MX: Thunderstorms 76-88                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. 50 lb  
cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 10.50-13.45 mostly 12.00-13.00 ORGANIC 50 lb   
cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 12.00-20.00  Red Type 18-24s 16.00-30.00       
---ENDIVE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons 24s
8.45-11.55 mostly 9.50-11.55 occasional lower                                  
---ESCAROLE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons  
24s 10.45-15.45 mostly 13.45-15.45 occasional lower                            
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.45-9.50 mostly 8.45-9.50 occasional higher and
lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Collard 24s 14.95-16.00  Kale green 24s          
14.00-20.00  red 24s 14.00-24.00  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 14.00-24.00            
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Leeks 12s 10.50-13.55 mostly 12.45-13.45 occasional higher     
ORGANIC cartons bunched Leeks 12s 11.45-18.00                                  
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
cartons bunched Curly 60s 9.45-12.55 mostly 10.45-12.55 occasional lower Plain 
60s 9.45-12.50 mostly 9.45-11.55 occasional lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Curly
30s 10.00-16.00  Plain 30s 10.00-17.85                                         
---SPINACH: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Flat 24s 14.45-17.50 mostly 14.45-16.05 one label 20.55, some  
12.45-13.45                                                                    

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ARTICHOKES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
cartons Globe 12s 9.75-14.00 mostly 9.75-10.75 one label 22.55 18s 9.75-15.00  
mostly 9.75-10.75 one label 16.55 24s 11.75-14.55 mostly 11.75-12.50 one label 
16.55 30s 7.75-9.50 mostly 7.75-8.55 one label 14.55 36s 6.05-9.50 mostly      
7.05-8.55 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 11.00-12.95 mostly 11.95-12.95                
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY MEDIUM HEAVY. DEMAND MEDIUM MODERATE, OTHERS GOOD. MARKET  
MEDIUM LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose
Mature Greens xlge 15.95-17.95  occasional lower lge 13.95-15.95  med          
9.95-11.95 mostly 9.95 occasional higher                                       
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included. 25
lb cartons loose Roma exlge 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 few 13.95 lge        
8.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 few 12.95 med 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95 occasional   
higher                                                                         

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 12.00-15.40 mostly 13.00-13.50 50 lb sacks     
loose jbo 18.00-24.40 mostly 18.00-20.00 25 lb sacks loose jbo 9.00-12.20      
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  occasional    
higher sacks 24 2-lb film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50  occasional higher sacks 10 
5-lb film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50  occasional higher cartons 24 1-lb film bags
Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00  occasional higher cartons 12 2-lb film bags Baby      
Peeled 20.00-21.00  occasional higher cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled     
20.00-21.00  occasional higher                                                 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD AT MUCH LOWER PRICES. MARKET MUCH LOWER. Extra
services included.  Wide range in quality and condition.  GREENHOUSE 1 1/9     
bushel cartons med 18.95-22.95 mostly 18.95-20.95 fr qual 16.95-20.95 mostly   
16.95-18.95 few 22.95 ord qual 10.95-14.95 mostly 10.95-12.95 occasional higher
lge 16.95-20.95 mostly 16.95-18.95 few 22.95 cartons 36s 9.95-12.95 mostly     
9.95-10.95 occasional higher                                                   
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services  
included.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 10.95
20 lb cartons loose med-lge 18.95-20.95 mostly 20.95 ORGANIC ADAPTED           
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 
20 lb cartons loose med-lge 18.95-20.95                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY EXTRA LARGE FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MEDIUM FAIRLY  
LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET MEDIUM LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra        
services included. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous  
commitments.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-12.95  few 14.95 
lge 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 med 6.95-8.95  occasional higher  ADAPTED          
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-12.95  few 14.95 lge          
8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 med 6.95-8.95  occasional higher                       

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: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET MEDIUM LOWER, OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER.     
Extra services included.  Wide range in price and quality. Most shipments from 
Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.   
cartons bunched 48s med 12.45-18.55 mostly 14.45-16.95 few 9.45 occasional     
higher and lower 48s sml 11.45-16.55 mostly 12.00-14.95 occasional lower       
cartons 2 film bags iceless 24 bunches per bag 12.45-18.65 mostly 15.45-17.55  
occasional higher cartons 4 film bags iceless 12 bunches per bag 12.45-18.65   
mostly 15.45-17.55 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s med           
28.00-32.00                                                                    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Wide range in quality. 20 
lb cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.40-21.50 occasional
higher and lower                                                               
---CARROTS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide 
range in quality and condition. 50 lb sacks loose jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly       
12.00-13.00 occasional lower                                                   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services    
included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Red irreg sz fr qual 12.95-15.95 mostly         
13.95-15.95 occasional higher Yellow irreg sz fr qual 11.00-15.95 mostly       
12.95-14.95  GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons Red jbo 9.00-11.95 mostly 9.25-10.95     
exlge 9.00-11.95 mostly 9.25-10.95 lge 8.00-10.95 mostly 9.00-10.95 occasional 
higher Yellow jbo 8.00-10.95 mostly 8.00-10.00 exlge 8.00-10.95 mostly         
8.00-10.00 lge 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.00-8.95 Orange jbo 8.00-10.95 mostly         
8.00-9.95 exlge 8.00-10.95 mostly 8.00-9.95 occasional higher lge 7.00-9.95    
mostly 7.00-8.95                                                               
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SERRANO SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT
STEADY. Wide range in quality and size. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Anaheim    
14.00-16.95 mostly 14.50-16.95 occcasional higher Jalapeno 12.50-15.00 mostly  
13.00-14.00 occasional lower Poblano 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 few 15.00  
Serrano 19.00-23.00 mostly 20.00-22.00                                         
---TOMATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
Wide range in quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes    
4x4s 14.95-16.95 mostly 15.95-16.95 4x5s 14.95-16.95 mostly 15.95-16.95 5x5s   
14.95-16.95 mostly 15.95-16.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 
4x4s 14.95-16.95 mostly 15.95-16.95 4x5s 14.95-16.95 mostly 15.95-16.95 5x5s   
14.95-16.95 mostly 15.95-16.95                                                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Wide range in 
price, quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids   
med-lge 9.95-13.95 mostly 10.95-12.95 occasional higher and lower  ADAPTED     
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 9.95-13.95 mostly       
10.95-12.95 occasional higher and lower                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET MEDIUM LOWER, OTHERS SLIGHTLY  
LOWER. Wide range in quality, condition and prices.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons  
loose Roma exlge 8.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 few 13.95 occasional higher lge  
8.00-10.95 mostly 8.95-10.00 med 7.00-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95  ADAPTED           
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 8.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 few    
13.95 occasional higher lge 8.00-10.95 mostly 8.95-10.00 med 7.00-8.95 mostly  
7.95-8.95                                                                      

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
cartons bunched Curly 60s 7.95-9.00  Plain 60s 7.95-10.95                      

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET RED SLIGHTLY HIGHER, GREEN ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. 50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 11.95-13.95 mostly 
12.95-13.95 Red Type med 8.95-9.45  occasional lower                           
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.95-9.00  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 7.95-9.50      

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 SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 
Very wide range in price. 25 lb film bags topped Red   supplies in too few     
hands to establish a market cartons bunched Red 24s 6.95-12.50 mostly          
9.55-11.45 48s 8.45-16.50 mostly 13.45-15.00 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 VERY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra
services included. Wide range in price, weight, quality and condition. cartons 
bchd 14s 21.75-26.45 mostly 23.65-25.56 few 27.05-28.50 occasional higher bchd 
18s 22.25-26.95 mostly 24.15-26.06 few 27.55-29.00 occasional higher 20 lb     
cartons loose Crown Cut 32.45-35.55 mostly 32.45-34.56 few 38.50-40.55         
occasional higher and lower Short Trim 34.25-36.55  few 40.00-42.00 ORGANIC    
cartons bchd 14s 34.00-48.00 mostly 34.00-40.95 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut  
40.00-44.95  few 48.00-50.00                                                   
---CAULIFLOWER: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET 9-12S HIGHER, 16S     
SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. Wide range in weight, quality and    
condition. cartons film wrapped White 9s 12.50-15.50 mostly 12.50-13.55 12s    
14.50-17.45 mostly 14.50-15.55 16s 12.50-16.45 mostly 12.50-13.55 ORGANIC      
cartons film wrapped White 12s 32.00-36.00                                     
---CELERY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons 2 dz 7.05-9.55 mostly 7.45-8.56 2 1/2 dz 7.15-9.55 mostly 7.45-8.56 3  
dz 7.15-10.55 mostly 7.45-8.56 cartons film bags Hearts 18s 11.55-14.55 mostly 
11.55-12.50 ORGANIC cartons 2 dz 14.45-20.95 mostly 14.45-18.66 2 1/2 dz       
12.00-20.95 mostly 12.00-18.66 one label 22.85 cartons film bags Hearts 18s    
12.00-20.66  one label 22.85                                                   
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.
Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons flm lined 24s 11.50-15.55 
mostly 11.50-13.56 occasional higher 24s flmwrpd 12.50-16.55 mostly 12.50-14.56
occasional higher 30s flmwrpd 7.50-12.56 mostly 7.50-9.55 few 13.45-14.45      
ORGANIC cartons 24s flmwrpd 34.00-36.00  12s flmwrpd 22.00-28.00  one label    
32.45                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services         
included. Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons Boston 24s      
7.45-10.55 mostly 7.45-8.55 some low as 5.55 Green Leaf 24s 6.45-10.55 mostly  
7.45-8.56 Red Leaf 24s 6.45-10.55 mostly 7.45-8.65 ORGANIC cartons Green Leaf  
24s 10.00-16.45 mostly 14.00-16.45 Red Leaf 24s 10.00-17.85 mostly 14.00-16.45 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services 
included. Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons 24s 8.50-12.56  
mostly 9.50-11.55 cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 11.65-16.55 mostly        
12.45-14.55 one label 18.55 cartons film lined Hearts 48s 13.15-17.55 mostly   
13.45-15.50 one label 19.55 ORGANIC cartons 24s 12.00-16.00  cartons 12 3-count
packages Hearts 9.45-16.95 mostly 9.45-13.55 few 18.00-18.55                   

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET GREEN SLIGHTLY LOWER, RED   
LOWER. Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green exlge 8.95-10.95    
mostly 8.95-9.95 occasional higher lge 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 occasional  
higher irreg sz fr qual 6.45-8.95 mostly 6.45-7.50 occasional higher Red irreg 
sz fr qual 12.95-16.95 mostly 14.95 1/2 bushel cartons Red exlge 10.95-12.95   
mostly 10.95 occasional lower lge 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 occasional lower    

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.
cartons bchd 14s 22.00-28.85 mostly 24.00-26.85 bchd 18s 22.50-29.35 mostly    
24.50-27.35 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 27.75-34.85 mostly 32.00-34.00       
occasional higher Short Trim 29.50-36.85 mostly 33.00-35.00                    
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons   
film wrapped White 9s 11.00-12.00  occasional higher and lower 12s 12.00-16.85 
mostly 12.00-13.25 occasional lower 16s 11.00-12.00  occasional higher and     
lower                                                                          
---CELERY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HEARTS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS SLIGHTLY HIGHER.
Extra services included. cartons 2 dz 6.00-8.95 mostly 6.50-7.50 2 1/2 dz      
6.00-8.95 mostly 6.50-7.50 3 dz 6.00-8.95 mostly 6.50-7.50 cartons film bags   
Hearts 18s 12.45-14.00                                                         
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. Wide  
range in price. cartons flm lined 24s 11.50-16.85 mostly 11.50-13.00 24s       
flmwrpd 12.50-17.00 mostly 12.50-14.00                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services         
included. cartons Green Leaf 24s 7.45-10.00 mostly 7.45-8.00 occasional higher 
Red Leaf 24s 7.45-10.00 mostly 7.45-8.00 occasional higher                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.
cartons 24s 10.00-11.85 mostly 10.00-10.85 cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts  
12.45-14.85 mostly 12.45-13.85                                                 

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 FAIRLY GOOD. 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 10.55-13.00 mostly
11.95-12.55 ORGANIC cartons bunched Red Type 12s 10.00-13.95  Gold Type 12s    
8.45-12.00                                                                     
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services  
included. Wide range in price. 25 lb cartons med 42.00-55.00 mostly 48.45-52.95
occasional higher and lower