Commodity Pricing

COMMODITY PRICING

This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from major domestic shipping points and ports of entry. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.
 

 

VEGETABLES - ARTICHOKES

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 22

Sep 21, 2014 - Oct 4, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (11-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-24s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices 12s slightly higher, 18s higher, 24s and 36s slightly lower, 30s generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $15.85-18.95, 18s mostly $19.14-20.95, 24s mostly $13.64-16.95, 30-36s mostly $7.64-10.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 10-11-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 12s and 24s much lower, 18s lower, others slightly lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $14.85-18.55, 18s mostly $17.14-18.85, 24s mostly $14.85-15.14, 30s mostly $9.14-9.85, 36s mostly $8.14-9.85. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8

Sep 7, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 10-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-24s active, others moderate. Supplies of 12-24s light. Prices 30-36s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $19.55-21.55, 18s mostly $18.85-20.95, 24s mostly $19.55-21.15, 30s mostly $8.55-11.15, 36s mostly $9.15-9.85. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 14-10-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-24s active, others moderate. Supplies of 12-24s light. Prices 30s slightly lower, 36s slightly higher, 18s higher, others much higher. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $19.55-21.55, 18s mostly $16.85-21.55, 24s mostly $19.55-21.15, 30s mostly $8.55-10.15, 36s $7.55-9.85. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 15-17-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 18s much higher, 12s and 24s higher, others slightly higher. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $12.55-14.95, 18s mostly $16.85-17.15, 24s mostly $12.55-14.85, 30s mostly $7.55-9.15, 36s mostly $7.65-8.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 16-15-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 18-24s lower, 12s and 30s slightly lower, 36s generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $10.95-12.55, 18s mostly $11.75-14.85, 24s mostly $10.55-12.95, 30s mostly $6.95-8.95, 36s mostly $6.14-8.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of July 21

Jul 20, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 15-14-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 24s and 36s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $11.95-12.95, 18s mostly $14.95-17.15, 24s mostly $13.95-14.95, 30s mostly $8.55-10.95, 36s mostly $7.15-8.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of July 14

Jul 13, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 16-15-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 30-36s very slow, others slow. Prices 12s slightly higher because of very light supplies, 18s and 36s lower, others much lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s (supplies very light) $11.95-12.95, 18s mostly $14.95-16.95, 24s mostly $14.64-16.75, 30s mostly $8.55-10.95, 36s mostly $8.55-9.25. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of July 7

Jul 6, 2014 - Jul 19, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 12-16-15) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading very slow. Prices much lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $10.55-12.95, 18s mostly $14.55-20.25, 24s mostly $16.55-22.95, 30s mostly $10.15-14.25, 36s mostly $8.55-10.25. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of June 30

Jun 29, 2014 - Jul 12, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 13-12-16) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading 30-36s slow, others moderate. Prices 30-36s much lower, 24s lower, others slightly lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $14.95-18.75, 18s mostly $26.25-28.95, 24s mostly $26.65-30.95, 30s mostly $14.55-18.65, 36s mostly $12.75-15.65. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of June 23

Jun 22, 2014 - Jul 5, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 9-13-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-18s active at lower prices, others active. Prices 12-18s lower, 24s generally unchanged, 30-36s higher because of light supplies. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $16.75-18.85, 18s mostly $28.25-30.98, 24s mostly $30.85-32.95, 30s mostly $25.85-26.95, 36s mostly $22.85-24.55. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of June 16

Jun 15, 2014 - Jun 28, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 11-9-13) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading 18-24s active, others moderate. Supplies 12s moderate, others light. Prices 12s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $18.75-20.85, 18s mostly $29.15-30.98, 24s mostly $30.98-32.95, 30s mostly $21.65-25.85, 36s mostly $19.65-22.85. Quality variable.

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