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 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.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of May 27

May 25, 2014 - Jun 7, 2014

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (150-153-123) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers finish the season. Trading jumbo and extra-large active, others active at lower prices. Prices jumbo and extra-large generally unchanged, others lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $30.35, large mostly $26.35-28.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $22.35-24.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (82-94-93) — Movement of green expected to decrease as most shippers expected to finish the week of May 26; red expected to decrease slightly. Trading active at lower prices. Prices lower. green supplies insufficient to establish a market. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large mostly $16.95-18.95; irregular size fair quality red mostly $12.95, yellow mostly $12.95-14.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $8.95-10.95, yellow extra-large mostly $12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (22*-33*-28, greenhouse 15*-20*-17, field-grown 7*-13*-11) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $8.95-9.95, yellow mostly $10.25-10.35, orange mostly $10.25-11.35. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading very active, with light shipments reported. Most shippers expected to start harvesting by the end of the week of May 26. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $30.35-30.85, extra-large $30.35-30.85, extra-large fair quality $22.35-24.85, large $24.35-28.85, mostly $24.35-26.85.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Harvest of green began the week of May 26 and is expected to increase seasonally. Unofficial prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo, extra-large and large $30.95, medium $26.95-27.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $24.95. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued by May 30. FIRST REPORT.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of May 19

May 18, 2014 - May 31, 2014

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (127-150-153) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading very active. Prices much higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $30.35, large mostly $28.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $26.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (51-82-94) — Movement of green expected to decrease; red expected about the same. Trading active. Prices green higher and red generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $29.50-30.95, large mostly $28-30.95, medium $24.95-26.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $24-24.95; red extra-large $20.95, irregular size fair quality $14.95-16.95. red 15-pound cartons extra-large and large $12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (35*-12**-8**, greenhouse 21*-7**-5**, field-grown 14*-5**-3**) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices red slightly higher, others higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $8.25-9, yellow mostly $9-9.25, orange mostly $10-10.25. Quality generally good. *revised, **data incomplete

SOUTH GEORGIA — No shipments reported. Some shippers expected to start harvesting during the week of May 26. No f.o.b. reported as of May 19. FIRST REPORT.

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 28

Apr 27, 2014 - May 10, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (152-140-130, field-grown 128-116-106, greenhouse 24-24-24) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices 11-pound cartons red generally unchanged, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $18.95-20.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $16.95-18.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $12.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large $8.95-10.95, large $8.95-9.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (139-101-126) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices jumbo and large generally unchanged, others higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo mostly $16.35, extra-large mostly $18.35, large, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $14.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (32-48-68) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $14.95-16.95, extra-large mostly $16.95, large $14.95, medium mostly $12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $10.95-12.95; organic prices from April 25, extra-large and large $38.95, irregular size fair quality $25.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (43-34*-17**, greenhouse 26-20*-11**, field-grown 17-14*-6**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices red slightly lower, yellow slightly lower from a market high on April 23, orange generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $9.25-10.35, yellow mostly $10.25-12.35, orange mostly $11.25-12.35. Quality generally good. *revised, **data incomplete 

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 21

Apr 20, 2014 - May 3, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (176-152-140, field-grown 148-128-116, greenhouse 28-24-24) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices green large and medium higher, 15-pound cartons red slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $10.95, large $8.95-10.95, medium $6.95-8.95; fair quality green extra-large $6.95-8.95, large $6.95-7.95, medium mostly $5.95; red extra-large and large mostly $24.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $20.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $14.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large $8.95-10.95, large $8.95-9.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (157-139-101) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $16.35, large mostly $14.35, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $12.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (22-32-48) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $14.95, large $12.95, medium mostly $9.95-10.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $9.95; organic extra-large and large $38.95, irregular size fair quality $25.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (53-43*-8**, greenhouse 31-26*-4**, field-grown 22-17*-4**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red higher, yellow slightly lower, orange lower. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red (light supplies) mostly $10-11, yellow $10-11, orange mostly $11.25-12. Quality generally good. *revised, **data incomplete 

Peppers, bell — F.o.b.s as of April 14

Apr 13, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (207-176-152, field-grown 182-148-128, greenhouse 25-28-24) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading red active, green fairly slow. Prices green lower, red 11-pound cartons generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $10.95, large mostly $8.95, medium mostly $6.95; fair quality green extra-large $6.95-8.95, large $5.95-7.95, medium mostly $3.95-4.95; red extra-large and large mostly $24.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $20.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large $14.95-16.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large and large $8.95-10.95. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA DISTRICTS — Shipments (135-157-139) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading green jumbo and extra-large fairly active at slightly lower prices, other green fairly active. Prices green jumbo and extra-large slightly lower, other green generally unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $12.35-14.35, large mostly $11.35-12.35, medium and irregular size fair quality mostly $10.35. 11-pound cartons red, yellow and orange supplies insufficient to quote. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (11-22-32) — Movement of green expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active at much lower prices. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $14.95, large $12.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $8.95; organic extra-large and large $38.95, irregular size fair quality $25.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56*-53*-13**, greenhouse 34-31*-5**, field-grown 22-22*-8**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons jumbo and extra-large red mostly $9.50-10.25, yellow mostly $10-12, orange (light supplies) mostly $12-13. Quality generally good. *revised **data incomplete

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