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 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.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of June 9

Jun 8, 2014 - Jun 21, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (CA 11-11-9) — Movement expected to increase. Trading 18s active at slightly lower prices, 24s active, others moderate. Prices 18-24s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $20.85-22.98, 18s mostly $29.15-30.98, 24s $30.98-32.95, 30s mostly $21.65-25.85, 36s $19.65-22.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of May 27

May 25, 2014 - Jun 7, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 9-11-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Prices 24s slightly higher, 30-36s higher, others generally unchanged. Supplies very light. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $22.95-22.98, 18s mostly $28.85-30.98, 24s mostly $28.95-30.98, 30s mostly $18.65-20.95, 36s $17.65-20.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of May 19

May 18, 2014 - May 31, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 11-9-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 30s very active at slightly lower prices, others very active. Prices 12s and 36s slightly higher, 18-24s much higher, 30s slightly lower. Supplies very light. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $22.95-22.98, 18s mostly $28.85-30.98, 24s mostly $26.35-30.98, 30s $15.85-18.95, 36s $15.65-18.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of May 12

May 11, 2014 - May 24, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF.* — Shipments (CA 18-11-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active for light supplies. Prices 12s much higher, 36s slightly higher, others higher. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $20.85-22.98, 18s mostly $22.65-26.85, 24s $21.65-26.85, 30s $15.65-20.85, 36s $12.25-16.85. Quality variable. *revised district

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of May 5

May 4, 2014 - May 17, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 17-18-11, MX 1-1-0*) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Supplies very light. Prices much higher. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $16.55-18.85, 18s $19.15-24.85, 24s $18.15-24.85, 30s $12.15-18.85, 36s $11.65-15.85. Quality variable. *less than 50,000 pounds 

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