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 - PEPPERS, BELL

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 8

Sep 7, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (95-88-101) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green active, others very slow. Prices green higher, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large $7.95-8.95, large mostly $6.95-7.95, medium mostly $6.45-7.50; irregular size fair quality green mostly $5.95-6.45, red and yellow $10.95-12.95. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (47-58-58) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices lower. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.75-8.95, yellow mostly $10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large and large red mostly $14.95; irregular size fair quality red mostly $10.75-10.95, yellow mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (30-39-30) — Movement expected about the same. Trading opened slow, closed moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $10-10.95, large mostly $9-10.95, fair quality $7-8.95. Quality good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (20-22-20, greenhouse 12-13-12, field-grown 8-9-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red and yellow lower, orange generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $11.35-12.35, yellow mostly $11.95-12.35, orange mostly $12.35-13. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-5-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $10-12.35; extra-large $10-12.35, fair quality $8-8.95; large $9-10.95; medium $10.95-12.35.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Sept. 2

Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (86-95-88) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices red and yellow much lower, green generally unchanged from market high on Aug. 29. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large mostly $6.95-7, medium mostly $6-7; irregular size fair quality green $5-6, red and yellow mostly $12.95-14.95. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (38-47-58) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices much lower. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red $10.75-12.95, yellow $10.95-12.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large and large red mostly $16.95; irregular size fair quality red mostly $12.75-12.95, yellow mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (30-39-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading opened slow, closed moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $8-10.95, large $8-9.95, irregular size fair quality $6-7.95. Quality good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (19-20-22, greenhouse 11-12-13, field-grown 8-8-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red $12.95-13.35, yellow mostly $12.95-13.35, orange mostly $12.35-13. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-6-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $10.35-11.35; extra-large $10.35-11.35, fair quality $8.35-8.95; large $8.35-11.35; medium $10.95-11.35.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (115-105-86) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading green slow; red active for light supplies. Prices green lower, red generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $7.50-8, large mostly $7.45-8, medium mostly $6.95-7.50, irregular size fair quality mostly $5.95-6.95. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (8-11-38) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin. Trading yellow irregular size moderate, others active. Prices red irregular size higher, others generally unchanged. 15-pound cartons extra-large and large red $14.95, yellow mostly $14.95-16.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality red $16.95-18.95, yellow $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (32-38-30) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo, extra-large and large mostly $8.35-9.85, fair quality mostly $6.85-7.95. Quality good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (20-20-19, greenhouse 12-12-11, field-grown 8-8-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red $13-13.35, yellow mostly $13-13.35, orange mostly $12.35-13. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red irregular size fair quality mostly $18.35-20.95. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (10-8-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $10.35-12.35; extra-large $10.35-12.35, fair quality $9.35-10.35; large $10.35; medium $10.35.

Peppers, other — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (67-55-42) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices jalapeño and poblano slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates anaheim $16-18, serrano $15-17, jalapeño mostly $12-14, poblano mostly $10-11. Quality and size variable.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 4

Aug 3, 2014 - Aug 16, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (137-125-115) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices green lower; red 15-pound and irregular size cartons generally unchanged from market high on Aug. 1, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10.95-12.95, extra-large mostly $10.95-11.95, large $10.95, medium mostly $9.95; red extra-large and large $16.95-18.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality green mostly $8.95, red mostly $14.95. Yellow supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-21-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $10-12.95, large $9-10.95, fair quality $7-8.95. Quality good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (30-20-18, greenhouse 17-12-11, field-grown 13-8-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $9.95-10.95, yellow $9.95-11, orange mostly $10.35-10.95. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-7-10) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $10-12; extra-large $10-12, fair quality $10-10.35; large $10-10.35; medium $10.35.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (31-9-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Unofficial price red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $10.95-12.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality $14.95. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Aug. 4 as supplies are in few hands.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of July 21

Jul 20, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (80-118-137) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green fairly active at lower prices, red slow. Prices green lower, red much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large $18.95-20, large mostly $17.95-19, medium mostly $17.95-18, irregular size fairly quality mostly $16.95-17. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $10.95-11. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large $18.95-20.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $16.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (66-61*-47) — Movement expected to decrease as harvest begins to wind down for the season. Trading slow. Price lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large fair quality $12.35; large $12-14.35. *revised.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (13-35-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. Unofficial prices red and yellow 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $12.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large and large $18.95, irregular size fairly quality $16.95. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of July 21.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (18-24-30, greenhouse 11-14-17, field-grown 7-10-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red $12-14, yellow and orange mostly $12-12.25. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-5-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $20; extra-large $20, fair quality $16; large $18; medium $16-16.95.

MICHIGAN — Very light harvest underway with supplies diverted to local markets. Reportable volume was expected the week of July 21. FIRST REPORT.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of July 14

Jul 13, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (79-80-118) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices green higher, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $20.95-22.95, extra-large mostly $22.95, large mostly $20.95-21.95, medium mostly $18.95-20.95; irregular size fairly quality green mostly $18.95-19.95, red mostly $24.95-28.95, yellow $28.95-30.95. 15-pound cartons red and yellow extra-large and large $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (44-66*-60) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Price higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $20-20.95; extra-large $20-20.95, fair quality $16-16.95; large $18-18.95. *revised.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (12-13-35) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Unofficial prices red and yellow 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $18.95-20.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fairly quality mostly $24.95-28.95. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of July 14.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (17-18-24, greenhouse 11-11-14, field-grown 6-7-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $17-19.35, yellow $16.25-17.35, orange mostly $16.25-17.35. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-5) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $16-20.95; extra-large $16-20.95, fair quality $14-16.95.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of July 7

Jul 6, 2014 - Jul 19, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (74-79-80) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $16.95-18.95, extra-large $18.95-20.95, large $16.95-18.95, medium $14.95-16.95; irregular size fairly quality green $14.95, red $30.95, yellow mostly $30.95. 15-pound cartons red and yellow extra-large and large $20.95. Organic 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large $32.95-34.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (20-44*-57) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Price higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $14-16.95; extra-large $14-14.35, fair quality $12-12.35; large $12-14.95. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (17-17-18, greenhouse 10-11-11, field-grown 7-6-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading yellow very active, others active. Supplies very light. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red and yellow mostly $18.25-20.35, orange $18.25-20. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (141-72-18) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as shippers are generally finished harvesting for the season. Supplies insufficient to establish market. Very light shipments expected through the week of July 14. No f.o.b. issued as of July 7. LAST REPORT.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (13-12-13) — Movement of green expected about the same, red and yellow expected to increase. Trading active. Unofficial prices red and yellow 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $20.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fairly quality mostly $30.95. Quality generally good. Supplies of green in too few hands to establish a market. Prices from industry sources. No f.o.b. issued as of July 7.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates green jumbo $14-16.95; extra-large $14-16.95, fair quality $12-14.95. FIRST REPORT.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of June 30

Jun 29, 2014 - Jul 12, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (58-74-79) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices jumbo generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $12.95, extra-large mostly $13.95-14.95, large mostly $12.95-13.95, medium $10.95-11.95, irregular size fair quality $9.95-10.95. Organic 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large $30.95-32.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (150-141-72) — Movement expected to decrease as many shippers are finishing up for the season. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $12.35-12.85, extra-large mostly $10.35-10.85, extra-large fair quality mostly $7.35-8.85, large mostly $9.35-10.85. Supplies for jumbo and extra-large light.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-20*-39) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Price lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $12; extra-large $10-12, fair quality $7-10. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (19-17-17, greenhouse 11-10-11, field-grown 8-7-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active for very light supplies. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red and yellow mostly $18-18.35, orange $18.25-18.35. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (4-13-12) — Harvest of green expected to be light and sporadic as supplies are held in few hands. Quality generally good. Most shippers expect to be fully underway in early July.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of June 23

Jun 22, 2014 - Jul 5, 2014

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (108-150-141) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10.35-14.85, extra-large $8.35-10.85, extra-large fair quality $6.35-8.85, large $8.35-9.85, medium supplies insufficient to quote.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (63-58-74) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $12.95, extra-large mostly $12.95, large $11.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95, irregular size fair quality $8.95-10.95. Organic 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large $34.95, irregular size fair quality $20.95. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (23-24-21) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Lighter shipments expected to continue through June 29. LAST REPORT.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-2-19) — Movement expected to continue increasing. Trading moderate. Price 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $12.10-16.35; extra-large $10-12, fair quality $6.10-12.35. Wide range in price.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (21-19**-17*, greenhouse 13-11**-10*, field-grown 8-8**-7*) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading active for very light supplies. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red and yellow $16.25-17.35, orange $16.25-18.35. Quality generally good. Supplies in very few hands. *incomplete data, **revised

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (7-4-13) — Harvest of green expected to be light and sporadic as supplies are held in few hands. Quality generally good. Most shippers expect to be fully underway in early July.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of June 16

Jun 15, 2014 - Jun 28, 2014

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (54-108-150) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $22.35-22.85, extra-large mostly $18.35-18.85, extra-large fair quality mostly $14.35-14.85, large mostly $16.35-16.85, medium $12.35-14.85.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (25-63-58) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $16.95-17.95, extra-large $17.95-18.95, large $16.95, medium mostly $14.95, irregular size fair quality $12.95. Organic 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large mostly $40.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $28.95. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (70-23-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late very active. Supplies fairly light and held in few hands. Prices irregular size much higher, extra-large slightly higher, large generally unchanged. Red 15-pound cartons extra-large $14.95-18.95, large mostly $14.95-16.95; 1 1/9-bushel cartons irregular size fair quality $22.95-24.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (15*-21**-17*, greenhouse 9*-13**-10*, field-grown 6*-8**-7*) — Movement expected to remain light until the week of June 16 when increased crossings are expected. Trading active for very light supplies. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large yellow $15-17, orange mostly $16-18. Quality generally good. *incomplete data, **revised

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (3-7-4) — Movement of green expected to be light and sporadic as supplies are held in few hands. Quality generally good. Most shippers expect to be fully underway in early July.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase. No f.o.b. reported as of June 16.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of June 9

Jun 8, 2014 - Jun 21, 2014

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (3-54-108) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $26.35-28.85, extra-large $24.35-26.85, extra-large fair quality $20.35-22.85, large $22.35-24.85.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-25-63) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $24.95-26.95, extra-large mostly $26.95, large mostly $25.95-26.95, medium $23.95-24.95, irregular size fair quality $20.95. Organic 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large $40.95-42.95, irregular size fair quality $30. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (93-70-23) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers finish the season. Trading early moderate, late very active. Supplies fairly light. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large $22.95-24.95, irregular size fair quality $16.95-18.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (30-15*-21, greenhouse 18-9*-12, field-grown 12-6*-9) — Movement expected to remain light until the week of June 16 when increased crossings are expected. Trading active for light supplies. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $12.25-12.35, yellow mostly $13.25-13.35, orange mostly $14.25-14.35. Quality generally good. Prices from June 6 because of supplies in too few hands on June 9. *incomplete data

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (123-52-12) — Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (0-3-7) — Harvest of green expected to be light and sporadic as supplies are held in few hands. Quality generally good. Most shippers expect to be fully underway in early July.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Light shipments expected at the end of the week of June 9. No f.o.b. reported as of June 9. FIRST REPORT.

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