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 Nov. 17

Nov 16, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (11-12-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices 18-20s much higher, others higher. Cartons globe thorned green 18s mostly $30.55, 24s mostly $28.55-30.55, 30s mostly $15.11-16.55, 36s mostly $12.11-12.55. Quality variable. Supplies in few hands.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 10

Nov 9, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (11-11-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 12-18s higher, 30s much lower, others lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $21.55-24, 18s $18.61-24, 24s mostly $17.55-18.11, 30s mostly $12.55-12.61, 36s mostly $10.55-10.61. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 2-3-4) — Movement expected to increase from Mexico and Arizona as more shippers begin for the season. California shippers expected to begin harvest the week of Nov. 17. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of Nov. 17.

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Shipments (3-2-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices crates generally unchanged, cartons lower. Bok choy WGA crates $32.35-37.45, 30-pound cartons mostly $24.65-28. Quality generally good.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 3

Nov 2, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (10-11-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $20-21.55, 18s $19.11-22, 24s mostly $18.11-20, 30s mostly $15.61-18, 36s mostly $11.61-14.55. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27

Oct 26, 2014 - Nov 8, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (12-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Supply 12-24s light. Prices higher. Cartons globe thorned green 18s mostly $19.55-23.61, 24s mostly $22-24.55, 30s mostly $18-19.55. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 20

Oct 19, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (9-12-10) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Supply 12-24s light. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $14.55-15, 18s mostly $19.55-21, 24s mostly $20-24.65, 30s mostly $16.15-17.15, 36s mostly $13.65-16. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 14

Oct 12, 2014 - Oct 25, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (11-9-12) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Supply 12-24s light. Prices 24-36s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $14.55-15, 18s mostly $19.55-21, 24s mostly $20-24.65, 30s mostly $16-17.15, 36s mostly $13.65-16. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 29

Sep 28, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (10-11-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 30-36s fairly active, others moderate. Prices 12s lower, 24s slightly higher, 30s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $15.95-17, 18s mostly $18.95-21, 24s mostly $14.65-17, 30s mostly $9.65-12.95, 36s mostly $7.65-10.95. Quality variable.

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.

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