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 April 14

Apr 13, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 34-29-31, MX 2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease slightly in California and remain about the same from Mexico. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices 12-24s much higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $14.55-14.95, 18s mostly $14.55-17.61, 24s mostly $14.55-18.75, 30s mostly $10.55-12.95, 36s mostly $10.75-10.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of April 7

Apr 6, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 34-34-29, MX 3-2-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly in preparation for increased retail demand for Easter. Trading moderate. Prices 12s and 18s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $10.25-12.75, 18s mostly $10.75-15.55, 24s mostly $10.55-12.85, 30s mostly $10.55-12.75, 36s mostly $10.75-10.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of March 31

Mar 30, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 26-34-34, MX 4-3*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 18s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $8.55-10.95, 18s mostly $10.55-12.85, 24s mostly $10.75-12.75, 30s mostly $10.95-12.75, 36s mostly $10.75-10.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. *revised.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of March 24

Mar 23, 2014 - Apr 5, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 21-26-34, MX 2-4-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices 12-18s much lower, others lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $10.55-10.85, 18s mostly $10.55-12.75, 24s mostly $12.75-14.95, 30s mostly $11.61-13.95, 36s mostly $10.75-12.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of March 17

Mar 16, 2014 - Mar 29, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 16-21-26, MX 2-2-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices 12-18s much lower, 24-30s lower, 36s generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $12.55-14.95, 18s mostly $14.55-16.95, 24s mostly $14.95-16.95, 30s mostly $14.65-16.55, 36s mostly $12.75-14.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

Artichokes – F.o.b.s as March 10

Mar 9, 2014 - Mar 22, 2014

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 16-16-21, MX 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices 30s much higher, 36s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s mostly $16.55-16.85, 18s mostly $18.75-21.55, 24s mostly $16.55-18.95, 30s mostly $16.95- $18.75, 36s mostly $12.85-14.95. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24

Feb 23, 2014 - Mar 8, 2014

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 10-17-16, MX 3-3*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-18s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices 18s slightly higher, others lower. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $14.95-16.55, 18s mostly $18.25-20.55, 24s $12.55-16.35, 30s $10.35-14.25, 36s $10.35-12.35. Quality variable. *revised 

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 18

Feb 16, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 18-10-17, MX 3-3-2) — Movement in California expected to increase slightly, Mexico expected about the same. Trading 18s fairly active at slightly lower prices, others fairly active. Prices 18s slightly lower, 24s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $16.55-18.98, 18s mostly $15.95-20.98, 24s $14.55-18.98, 30s $12.55-16.98, 36s $14.55-14.98. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 10

Feb 9, 2014 - Feb 22, 2014

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 16-18-10, MX 4-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-18s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices 12s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons globe thorned green 12s $16.55-18.98, 18s mostly $16.55-20.98, 24s $14.15-18.98, 30s mostly $12.55-16.98, 36s $14.55-14.98. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 27

Jan 26, 2014 - Feb 8, 2014

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 10-14-16, MX 3-2-4) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. Cartons globe thorned green 18s mostly $18.25-20.98, 24s $16.55-18.98, 30s $16.25-16.98. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 21

Jan 19, 2014 - Feb 1, 2014

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 11-10-14, MX 3-3-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices 24s lower, others slightly lower. Cartons globe thorned green 18s mostly $20.25-22.61, 24s (wide range in price) $18.61-22.98, 30s $16.61-19.25. Quality variable.

Artichokes — F.o.b.s as of Jan. 13

Jan 12, 2014 - Jan 25, 2014

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF., AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (CA 6-11-10, MX 2-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 24s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices 24s and 36s lower, others much lower. Cartons globe thorned green 18s mostly $22.25-24.98, 24s mostly $22.25-24.61, 30s mostly $18.98-19.25, 36s mostly $15.55-19.25. Quality variable.

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