Shipping Point Vegetable Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 20-OCT-2017                                                                                                                            
WA_FV102                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Vegetable FOB for Friday, October 20, 2017                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                      
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                                                                                             
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
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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.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                      
Basis of Sale Definitions:                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                      
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product quoted                                                                                
or sold is to be placed free on board the boat, car, or other agency of                                                                               
the through land transportation at shipping point, in "suitable shipping                                                                              
condition", and that the buyer assumes all risk of damage and delay in                                                                                
transit not caused by the seller irrespective of how the shipment is                                                                                  
billed. The buyer shall have the right of inspection at destination                                                                                   
before goods are paid for to determine if the product shipped complied                                                                                
with the terms of the contract or order at time of shipment, subject to                                                                               
the provisions covering suitable shipping conditions.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                      
Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product is                                                                                
to be Delivered by the seller on board the car, truck, or on the dock if                                                                              
delivered by boat, at the market in which the buyer is located, or at                                                                                 
such other market as is agreed upon, free of any and all charges for                                                                                  
transportation or protective service. The seller assumes all risks of                                                                                 
loss or damage in transit not caused by the buyer.                                                                                                    

                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons    
Round Green Type med 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.50-10.00 occas higher                 
---CELERY: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 
dz 8.00-9.35  few lower 2 1/2 dz 8.00-9.35  few lower 3 dz 10.00-11.35  cartons
film bags Hearts 1 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00  2 dz 22.00-22.35  occas lower           

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  50 lb cartons Round Green
Type med 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 few 11.00 50 lb sacks Round Green Type lge     
4.00-6.00 mostly 4.00-5.00 bulk per lb Round Green Type lge .06-.09 mostly     
.07-.08                                                                        

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA. 5 lb cartons bagged 
Haricot Vert (French Type) 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00                              
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  
GUATEMALA.  Wide range of quality and condition 10 lb cartons Snow Peas        
Decalyxed   few sales 35.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 
few sales 35.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00                                       

PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ASPARAGUS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via air   
and boat. 11 lb cartons bunched Green jbo 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-16.75 some  
high as 22.00 exlge 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-16.75 few  high as 21.00 lge      
14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 std 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-15.75 sml          
8.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 White lge 22.00-24.00  std 22.00-24.00           
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET HIGHER. Via air and 
boat. Wide range in quality and condition. 10 lb cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed   
35.00-39.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 35.00-39.00 mostly    
36.00-38.50 few 42.00-43.00                                                    

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ONLEY Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

EASTERN SHORE VIRGINIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  bushel             
cartons/crates precooled Round Green Type Machine Picked 30.85  few lower      

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ORLANDO Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes  
palletizing and precooling. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Pickles 150-200s       
18.90-20.90  200-300s 22.90  occas higher a few previous commitments lower     

SOUTH FLORIDA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---OKRA: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes palletizing and        
precooling. 1/2 bushel cartons sml-med 16.00-18.85 mostly 16.35-18.35          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC ASIAN VEGETABLES                                                          
2017 Season                                                                    
---BOK CHOY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
30 lb cartons 9.55-13.25 mostly 10.45-12.65 occasional lower WGA crates        
15.45-18.15  occasional lower                                                  
---CHINESE CABBAGE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services 
included. WGA crates Nappa 12.45-17.50 mostly 12.45-16.65 occasional lower 30  
lb cartons Nappa 9.45-14.95 mostly 11.45-14.55                                 

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ANISE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.       
cartons 24s 11.45-14.50 mostly 12.45-14.50 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC 
cartons 12s 11.95-16.95                                                        
---CILANTRO: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 
cartons bunched 30s 13.25-17.65 mostly 14.45-15.55 occasional higher and lower 
60s 16.45-20.65 mostly 16.45-18.25 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons 
bunched 30s 16.95-22.00  some 26.00                                            

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included. 50 lb  
cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 10.00-16.45 mostly 12.00-14.45 ORGANIC 50 lb   
cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 12.00-16.00  Red Type 18-24s 16.00-22.00       
---ENDIVE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.   
cartons 24s 8.55-12.50 mostly 10.45-11.00 occasional higher and lower          
---ESCAROLE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 
cartons 24s 9.45-12.65 mostly 10.45-11.55 occasional higher and lower          
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included. cartons     
bunched Kale green 24s 7.35-9.65 mostly 7.45-9.65 occasional higher and lower  
ORGANIC cartons bunched Collard 24s 14.95-18.00  Kale green 24s 12.85-26.00    
red 24s 12.85-23.95  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 12.85-32.00                         
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
cartons bunched Leeks 12s 13.00-18.55 mostly 15.00-16.55 20 lb cartons loose   
Leeks 22.00-27.45  ORGANIC cartons bunched Leeks 12s 20.00-26.45               
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
cartons bunched Curly 60s 8.45-11.65 mostly 10.00-11.50 occasional higher Plain
60s 9.00-11.95 mostly 10.00-11.50 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons  
bunched Curly 30s 11.85-20.00  Plain 30s 11.85-20.00                           
---SPINACH: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Very   
wide range in price. cartons bunched Flat 24s 12.95-20.55 mostly 14.45-17.65   
occasional lower                                                               

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ARTICHOKES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services        
included. cartons Globe 12s 13.75-20.65 mostly 14.55-16.55 one label 25.55 18s 
18.55-21.65  one label 25.55 24s 13.55-18.15 mostly 15.55-18.15 one label 20.55
30s 6.55-10.15 mostly 8.05-9.75 one label 14.55 36s 6.55-10.15 mostly 7.05-8.55
one label 16.55 ORGANIC cartons Globe 18s 30.55  24s 30.55  30s 30.55  36s     
28.00-30.55                                                                    
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY EXTRA LARGE FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  
Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Mature Greens xlge 7.95-9.95      
mostly 7.95-8.95 few 10.95-11.95 lge 7.95-9.95 mostly 8.95 med 7.95-8.95 mostly
7.95                                                                           
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT     
STEADY. Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 9.95-11.95     
mostly 10.95 lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95 med 7.95-8.95                          

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 13.00-15.85 mostly 14.00-15.85 50 lb sacks     
loose jbo 21.00-26.40 mostly 22.00 25 lb sacks loose jbo 10.50-13.20 mostly    
11.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 17.50-21.00 mostly 17.50-18.50     
ORGANIC sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 20.00-28.70  sacks 24 2-lb film bags   
med-lge 20.00-28.70  sacks 10 5-lb film bags med-lge 18.70-21.00  cartons 24   
1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 21.00-25.50  cartons 12 2-lb film bags Baby Peeled  
21.00-25.50  cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled 21.00-25.50                  

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET MEDIUM HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra
services included. Wide range in price, quality and condition. 1 1/9 bushel    
cartons med 8.95-10.95 mostly 10.95 few 12.95 occasional higher fr qual        
5.95-8.95 mostly 7.95 few 9.95 occasional higher ord qual 3.95-6.95  occasional
higher sml 5.95-8.95 mostly 5.95-6.95 occasional higher cartons 24s 3.95-5.95  
mostly 3.95-4.95 36s 5.50-6.95 mostly 5.95                                     
---SQUASH: SUPPLY YELLOW FAIRLY LIGHT, ZUCCHINI FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND MODERATE. 
MARKET YELLOW MEDIUM SLIGHTLY HIGHER, GREY MEDIUM HIGHER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  
Extra services included. Wide range in price, quality and condition. 4/7 bushel
cartons Zucchini sml 4.95-6.95 mostly 5.95 sml-med 4.95-6.95 mostly 5.95 med   
2.95-5.95 mostly 3.95-4.95 Yellow Straightneck sml 4.95-7.95 mostly 5.95-6.95  
occasional higher sml-med 4.95-7.95 mostly 5.95-6.95 occasional higher med     
4.95-6.95 mostly 4.95-5.95 occasional higher Grey sml 4.95-6.95 mostly 5.95    
occasional higher sml-med 4.95-6.95 mostly 5.95 occasional higher med 4.95-5.95
mostly 4.95 ocassional higher 1 1/9 bushel cartons Zucchini med-lge 2.95-4.95  
mostly 3.95 Yellow Straightneck med-lge 2.95-5.95 mostly 3.95-4.95 occasional  
higher Grey med-lge 3.95-5.95 mostly 3.95-4.95                                 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.   
Wide range in quality and condition.  GREENHOUSE 1 1/9 bushel cartons med      
10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 occasional higher fr qual 8.95-9.95 mostly 8.95 few   
10.95 ord qual 4.95-5.95  few 6.95 lge 8.95-10.95  occasional higher cartons   
36s 5.95-6.95 mostly 5.95 occasional higher                                    
---TOMATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
OPEN FIELD cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x5s 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95 5x5s         
7.95-9.95 mostly 7.95 few 10.95 5x6s 7.95-8.95 mostly 7.95 occasional higher   
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x5s 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95 5x5s
7.95-9.95 mostly 7.95 few 10.95 5x6s 7.95-8.95 mostly 7.95 occasional higher   
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Extra       
services included.  Supplies held in few hands.  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 11.95-13.95  20 lb cartons loose med-lge 22.95-26.95         
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 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 mostly     
10.95 lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95 few 12.95 med 6.60-8.95 mostly 7.95 few 10.95 
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 lge
8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95 few 12.95 med 6.60-8.95 mostly 7.95 few 10.95           

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: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
Wide range in quality. Most shipments from Mexico transferred to Central       
California for consolidation and distribution. cartons bunched 48s med         
8.00-12.50 mostly 9.45-10.95 occasional lower 48s sml 7.45-10.05 mostly        
7.45-8.95 cartons 2 film bags iceless 24 bunches per bag 9.45-12.55 mostly     
9.45-10.65 occasional higher cartons 4 film bags iceless 12 bunches per bag    
9.45-12.55 mostly 9.45-10.65 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s med 
30.95                                                                          

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---CHAYOTE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality. 40
lb cartons 15.00-18.50 mostly 18.00                                            
---TOMATILLOS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Wide range in size  
and quality. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 few    
17.00                                                                          

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range 
in quality. 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 16.00-18.85 mostly        
16.00-17.50 occasional lower                                                   
---CARROTS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range
in quality and condition. 50 lb sacks loose jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50  
few 12.00-13.50                                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: SUPPLY HEAVY. DEMAND VERY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Red irreg sz fr qual 10.00-12.75 
mostly 10.95-11.00 Yellow irreg sz fr qual 8.35-10.75 mostly 8.95-9.95         
GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons Red jbo 5.50-7.95 mostly 5.95-6.25 occasional higher  
and lower exlge 5.50-7.95 mostly 5.95-6.25 occasional higher and lower lge     
5.25-6.95 mostly 5.25-5.95 occasional higher and lower Yellow jbo 6.00-7.95    
mostly 6.00-6.95 occasional higher exlge 6.00-7.95 mostly 6.00-6.95 occasional 
higher lge 5.00-6.95 mostly 5.00-5.95 occasional higher Orange jbo 6.00-7.95   
mostly 6.00-7.25 occasional higher exlge 6.00-7.95 mostly 6.00-7.25 occasional 
higher lge 5.00-6.95 mostly 5.00-6.25 occasional higher                        
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET POBLANO SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT   
STEADY. Wide range in quality and size. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Jalapeno   
13.50-17.00 mostly 14.00-15.50 Poblano 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00          
occasional lower Serrano 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 8 lb cartons Habanero        
17.00-20.00  occasional lower                                                  
---TOMATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
Wide range in quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes
4x5 sz 7.00-9.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 occasional higher and lower 5x5 sz 7.00-9.95 
mostly 8.50-8.95 occasional higher and lower 5x6 sz 6.60-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 
cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x5s 6.00-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 occasional higher   
5x5s 6.95-8.95  occasional lower flats 1 layer Vine Ripes 22s 5.25-6.95 mostly 
5.25-5.95 25s 5.25-6.95 mostly 5.25-5.95 26s 5.25-6.95  28s 5.25-6.95  30s     
5.25-5.95  32s 5.25-5.95   ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes  
4x5 sz 7.00-9.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 occasional higher and lower 5x5 sz 7.00-9.95 
mostly 8.50-8.95 occasional higher and lower 5x6 sz 6.60-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 
cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x5s 6.00-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 occasional higher   
5x5s 6.95-8.95  occasional lower flats 1 layer Vine Ripes 22s 5.25-6.95 mostly 
5.25-5.95 25s 5.25-6.95 mostly 5.25-5.95 26s 5.25-6.95  28s 5.25-6.95  30s     
5.25-5.95  32s 5.25-5.95                                                       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Wide range
in price, quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
med-lge 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt         
containers with lids med-lge 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95                       
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in
quality, condition and prices.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge      
11.65-13.95 mostly 11.95-12.95 lge 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 occasional    
higher med 8.95-10.95  few 11.00-12.00  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose
Roma exlge 11.65-13.95 mostly 11.95-12.95 lge 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95    
occasional higher med 8.95-10.95  few 11.00-12.00                              

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CILANTRO: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
Wide range in price. cartons bunched 30s 6.95-10.95  60s 10.95-18.95           

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND GREEN FAIRLY LIGHT, RED MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra
services included. 50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 14.95-15.95  Red Type med
12.95                                                                          
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.95-9.95  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 6.95-9.00      
mostly 7.95-9.00                                                               
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CURLY LOWER, PLAIN ABOUT STEADY. Extra     
services included. cartons bunched Curly 60s 8.95-10.50  Plain 60s 10.50-10.95 

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. 25 
lb film bags topped Red 9.45-16.50 mostly 9.45-10.45 cartons bunched Red 24s   
7.45-9.55 mostly 7.45-8.55 occasional higher and lower 48s 8.45-11.15 mostly   
9.45-11.15 some 12.45, occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched Red 24s 16.00 

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND BUNCHED MODERATE, CROWN CUT FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT      
STEADY. Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings    
and/or previous commitments. Wide range in weight, quality and condition.      
cartons bchd 14s 12.00-16.65 mostly 13.45-15.65 occasional higher bchd 18s     
12.50-17.15 mostly 13.95-16.15 occasional higher 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 
16.50-21.65 mostly 18.45-20.65 occasional higher and lower Short Trim          
17.50-22.55 mostly 18.65-20.56 occasional lower ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s       
36.55-46.00  20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 40.85-48.95                         
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services        
included. Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons film wrapped    
White 9s 12.45-16.55 mostly 12.65-14.55 occasional higher 12s 14.00-18.65      
mostly 14.45-16.65 occasional higher 16s 10.45-14.65 mostly 10.55-12.65        
occasional higher ORGANIC cartons film wrapped White 12s 20.00-36.95           
---CELERY: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HEARTS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS SLIGHTLY HIGHER.    
Extra services included. cartons 2 dz 10.25-14.55 mostly 10.25-12.55 2 1/2 dz  
10.25-14.55 mostly 10.25-12.55 3 dz 10.25-13.05 mostly 10.25-12.55 cartons film
bags Hearts 18s 12.45-15.55 mostly 13.45-14.56 ORGANIC cartons 2 dz 18.55-30.95
mostly 18.55-28.66 2 1/2 dz 16.00-30.95 mostly 18.55-28.66 few 32.95 cartons   
film bags Hearts 18s 16.00-30.95 mostly 18.95-30.95                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET MUCH LOWER.     
Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or     
previous commitments. Wide range in price, weight, quality and condition.      
cartons flm lined 24s 21.55-28.56 mostly 22.45-25.65 few 29.45-30.56 occasional
higher and lower 24s flmwrpd 22.55-29.56 mostly 23.45-26.65 few 30.45-31.56    
occasional higher and lower 30s flmwrpd 18.65-20.65  occasional higher         
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET BOSTON SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT  
STEADY. Extra services included. Wide range in weight, quality and condition.  
cartons Boston 24s 9.55-14.50 mostly 10.45-12.55 occasional lower Green Leaf   
24s 7.50-11.56 mostly 8.45-10.65 occasional higher Red Leaf 24s 7.50-11.56     
mostly 8.45-10.65 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons Green Leaf 24s   
10.85-20.00  Red Leaf 24s 10.85-20.00                                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 24S LOWER, HEARTS SLIGHTLY LOWER.  
Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or     
previous commitments. Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons 24s 
14.00-20.56 mostly 15.55-18.65 few 21.45-22.55 occasional lower cartons 12     
3-count packages Hearts 18.55-24.55 mostly 20.50-22.65 few 25.45-26.55         
occasional lower cartons film lined Hearts 48s 20.65-26.45 mostly 22.50-24.65  
ORGANIC cartons 24s 10.85-20.55  cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 18.00-30.95
mostly 22.55-25.55                                                             

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET GREEN      
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, RED ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel       
cartons Green exlge 11.95-14.95 mostly 13.95-14.95 lge 11.45-13.95 mostly      
12.95-13.45 irreg sz fr qual 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.45 Red exlge 17.95  lge  
17.95  irreg sz fr qual 16.95  1/2 bushel cartons Red exlge 10.95  lge 10.95   

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CROWN CUT LOWER, BUNCHED SLIGHTLY LOWER.  
Extra services included. cartons bchd 14s 13.85-14.85  bchd 18s 14.35-15.35  20
lb cartons loose Crown Cut 15.00-20.85 mostly 16.00-18.45 occasional higher    
Short Trim 19.45-22.85  occasional higher and lower                            
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.    
cartons film wrapped White 9s 12.00-13.50  occasional higher and lower 12s     
12.00-16.85 mostly 13.50-15.85 occasional higher 16s 12.00-13.50  occasional   
higher and lower                                                               
---CELERY: DEMAND 3 DOZEN MODERATE, OTHERS GOOD. MARKET 3 DOZEN LOWER, OTHERS  
ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. cartons 2 dz 10.00-13.00 mostly         
10.45-13.00 occasional higher 2 1/2 dz 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.45-13.00          
occasional higher 3 dz 8.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-11.00 occasional higher and lower
cartons film bags Hearts 18s 13.45-16.95                                       
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services   
included. cartons flm lined 24s 19.85-21.00  occasional higher and lower 24s   
flmwrpd 20.85-22.00  occasional higher and lower                               
---LETTUCE-OTHER: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GREEN LEAF FAIRLY LIGHT, RED LEAF       
MODERATE. MARKET GREEN LEAF LOWER, RED LEAF HIGHER. Extra services included.   
cartons Green Leaf 24s 8.85-9.85  Red Leaf 24s 8.85-9.85                       
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HEARTS SLIGHTLY HIGHER, 24S ABOUT  
STEADY. Extra services included. cartons 24s 17.45-18.85  cartons 12 3-count   
packages Hearts 21.85-25.45                                                    

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 11.50-14.55       
occasional higher and lower                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services      
included. 25 lb cartons med 45.55-55.65 mostly 47.75-52.55 occasional lower    

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services
included. 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes U.S. Comb or Better jbo 12.95-15.95   
xlge 12.95-15.95  lge 11.95-15.95                                              
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. flats 12 1-pt containers with lids 12.95-13.95  20 lb 
cartons loose 21.95-25.95                                                      
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.    
Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 12.95-13.95  lge       
12.95-13.95  med 11.95                                                         

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 20-OCT-2017                            
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

SOUTH GEORGIA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD.  bushel cartons/crates Round Green   
Type Machine Picked 30.35-30.85  occasional lower                              
---CORN-SWEET: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.          
Pre-cooling included. wirebound crates Yellow 4 dz 6.95-8.95  White 4 dz       
6.95-8.95  Bi-Color 4 dz 6.95-8.95                                             
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET MEDIUM FAIR QUALITY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT 
STEADY. Precooling included. WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates med 10.35-14.85 
mostly 12.35-12.85 fr qual 5.35-6.85 mostly 6.35-6.85 few high as 8.35 cartons 
24s 4.35-6.85 mostly 5.35-5.85                                                 
---EGGPLANT: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Includes wrapped. 1 1/9 bushel    
cartons med 8.35-10.85  fr qual 5.35-5.85  lge 6.35-6.85                       
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons   
Green jbo 8.35-10.85  exlge 8.35-9.85  fr qual 6.35-6.85  lge 7.35-8.85        
Turning Red exlge-lge 5.35-5.85                                                
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons       
Cubanelles 14.35-16.85  Hungarian Wax 16.35-18.85 mostly 16.35-16.85 Jalapeno  
18.35-18.85  few 16.35 Long Hot 18.35-20.85  Poblano 20.35-20.85               
---SQUASH: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons   
Zucchini sml 8.35-10.85  few higher med 6.35-8.85  few higher Yellow           
Straightneck sml 14.35-14.85  med 12.35-12.85