Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m.  Overcast 59                                              
Yesterday's High 68                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s 16.00-17.00 24s 
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00                                     
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge 38.00
std 40.00-42.00 OCCAS HIGHER 11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 22.00 lge      
17.00-18.00 std 17.00-18.00 PE White std 22.00                                 
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 Cranberry Type 32.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert     
(French Type) 9.00                                                             
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 18.00 FL Red Type   
12s 16.00-17.00 mostly 17.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00 24s fineappear 32.00 25 lb  
sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 10.00-12.00 fr cond 6.00 FL Red Type 
lge 15.00 (FEW SALES) MX Red Type lge 12.00 (FEW SALES)                        
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET MEXICO CROWN CUT HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN     
PRICE. cartons AZ bchd 14s fineappear 22.00 CA bchd 14s 17.00 bchd 18s 20.00 20
lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut Short Trim 26.00 FL Crown Cut 22.00 MX Crown Cut 
19.00-23.00 Short Trim 24.00                                                   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons MX med 36.00-42.00         
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med      
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 OCCAS LOWER sml 15.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD
One Red Type med 28.00 FL Red Type med 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 (FEW     
SALES) 36.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 18.00 NY Danish Type 
lge 17.00 40 lb cartons FL Savoy Type med 20.00 TX Savoy Type med 24.00        
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-22.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00-23.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CD Ontario CDOne     
med-lge 21.00-22.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 16.00-22.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 CD 
Quebec CDOne jbo 12.00-14.00 fr cond 10.00 GA jbo 14.00-15.00 MX jbo           
13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00-23.00 cartons 20 
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00                                            
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET 12S HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ    
White 12s 22.00 fineappear 28.00 CA White 12s 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 16s     
25.00 Green 12s 34.00 Orange 12s 32.00-36.00 Purple 12s 32.00 Mixed Colors 12s 
32.00 FL White 12s 15.00                                                       
---CELERY: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                    
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 5 lb carton miniature type  
GU 20.00                                                                       
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 22.00-26.00   
mostly 22.00-24.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 sml           
18.00-20.00 lge 16.00-20.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL Pickles med 38.00        
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 7.00 sml
12s 9.00 MX Long Seedless sml 12s 6.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 28.00-38.00
MX Persian sml 26.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian sml 15.00    
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 
fr qual 14.00 Long Striped med 26.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 18.00 
(FEW SALES) 20.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s 18.00-20.00 18s 16.00-20.00    
mostly 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER 24s 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER 30 lb
cartons HD Chinese med 30.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 15.50-16.00 1   
1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 24.00-26.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med       
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 30 lb cartons FL Indian sml 25.00-28.00        
GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 25.00-26.00                             
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00
10 lb cartons BL Witloof 18.00                                                 
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00-19.00 mostly    
18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00                                                        
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons AG White super col 38.00-60.00 CQ    
White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 34.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 26.00-29.00 mostly   
26.00-27.00 OCCAS HIGHER SP White super col 45.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars 
CQ Peeled 32.00-35.00 (FEW SALES) 38.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled  
23.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-28.00 (FEW SALES) 34.00 per jar CQ Peeled 5.75-7.00   
mostly 6.25-7.00 (FEW SALES) 8.50                                              
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons bunched AZ Swiss Chard 
green 12s 18.00 red 12s 18.00 Mixed Colors 12s 22.00 CA Kale green 24s 18.00 GA
Collard 24s 14.00 Kale green 24s 14.00 Turnip Tops 24s 15.00 SC Collard 24s    
12.00-13.00 Kale green 24s 12.00-14.00 TX Collard 12s 17.00 Kale green 24s     
fineappear 40.00 12s 17.00 fineappear 28.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 18.00 Swiss  
Chard green 24s 30.00 12s 16.00 red 24s 30.00 12s 16.00 Mixed Colors 24s 30.00 
12s 16.00 Red 12s 16.00 Turnip Tops 12s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE        
Dandelion 24s 27.00 12s 16.00 Kohlrabi 24s 27.00-30.00 12s 18.00 20 lb cartons 
bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 40.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 20.00 CA
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 26.00                                              
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ flm lined 24s 27.00 24s flmwrpd
22.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 22.00-28.00                      
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s 19.00-24.00 mostly
19.00-21.00 Red Leaf 24s 19.00-24.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 CA Green Leaf 24s 24.00
Red Leaf 24s 24.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 6.50          
GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 18.00          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s 24.00-25.00 (FEW SALES)    
28.00 CA 24s 24.00-25.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts         
22.00-24.00 CA Hearts 22.00-24.00                                              
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White exlge 14.50-15.00 mostly 
15.00 lge 14.50-15.00 mostly 15.00 med 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 Sliced med     
14.00 5 lb cartons PA Oyster 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Cremini 8.00-9.00 mostly 
9.00 Portobella med-lge 8.00-8.50 3 lb cartons PA Shiitake exlge 14.00 lge     
12.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White 10.75-11.00 mostly 11.00     
Portobella sml 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 3.5-oz trays film wrapped PA Enoki       
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 cartons 10 10-oz trays film wrapped PA White 11.00    
cartons 6 6-oz trays film wrapped PA Shiitake 9.00 Oyster 9.00 Portobella 10.00
sliced 10.00                                                                   
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 21.00-25.00 Indian     
24.00                                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s 12.00-15.00 crates    
bunched bulb type MX 48s 23.00 cartons bunched MX Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00      
fineappear 24.00-26.00 TX Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless  
MX 24 bunches per bag 12.00-16.00                                              
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s      
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00-20.00 fineappear 30.00 Plain 60s   
20.00 fineappear 30.00 30s 10.00                                               
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 10.00-12.00 Snow Peas 
Decalyxed 13.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 10.00-12.00 mostly
12.00                                                                          
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo      
36.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 exlge 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 med-lge fr qual  
28.00-30.00 MX Green med-lge fr qual 30.00 med 30.00 Red exlge 54.00 15 lb     
cartons MX Red exlge 28.00 lge 32.00-34.00 25 lb cartons MX Red irreg sz fr    
qual 45.00-50.00 Orange exlge fr qual 32.00 med fr qual 35.00 25 lb cartons    
place pack FL Green jbo fineappear 44.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 32.00 
NL Red exlge 32.00 Orange exlge 34.00                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET LONG HOT LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons  
FL Anaheim med 16.00 Hungarian Wax med 13.00-14.00 Jalapeno med 18.00 Poblano  
med-lge 13.00-14.00 Serrano sml 22.00 Yellow Chile sml 15.00 (FEW SALES) 1 1/9 
bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 20.00 mixed red and green lge 14.00 Jalapeno  
lge 28.00 Long Hot exlge 35.00 Poblano exlge 22.00 MX Jalapeno exlge 31.00     
Poblano exlge 27.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 15.00 orange 20.00-22.00 10 
lb cartons DR Shishito sml 20.00 FL Fresno Red sml 40.00-42.00 MX Manzano sml  
29.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 38.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 46.00  
red 70.00-75.00 40 lb containers MX Anaheim sml 18.00-20.50 Jalapeno exlge     
31.00 Poblano lge 20.00 Serrano sml 34.00                                      
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ Red 16.00 FL 
Red 14.50 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 16.00 FL Red 14.50-15.00 40  
lb film bags topped FL Red 30.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 15.00-17.00         
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons WA ExFcy          
48.00-50.00 (SOME SALES) 45.00                                                 
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 24.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s OFFERINGS
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 22.00-24.00      
cartons 12 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Flat 16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film 
bags AZ Flat 14.00 4 lb cartons AZ Flat Baby Type 10.00                        
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 12.00 OCCAS 
HIGHER med 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 4/7   
bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 12.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00    
Yellow Straightneck sml 20.00 sml-med 18.00-20.00 med 16.00-18.00 Grey sml     
20.00 sml-med 20.00 med 18.00 bushel cartons HD Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 SOME 
16.00 MX Acorn med-lge 26.00-28.00 Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 SOME 16.00 Kabocha
lge 25.00-26.00 Spaghetti lge 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX 
Zucchini lge 18.00 Yellow Straightneck lge 18.00                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
42.00-45.50 mostly 42.00-43.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-36.00 NC
U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 No Grade Marks Orange   
Types fr qual 12.00-14.00 jbo 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 SOME 13.00        
---TOMATOES:  MARKET MATURE GREENS 6X6 SIZE HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  25 lb      
cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red xlge 18.00 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.00-22.00 6x6 sz 20.00 Local Repack 85%   
U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 21.50-22.95 6x6 sz       
21.50-22.95 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red-red
4x5 sz 24.00 5x5 sz 24.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s     
22.00 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes pink-light red 20s 16.00 red 20s 10.00 22s     
10.00 32s 8.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light      
red-red 5x5s 17.00 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes red 18s 10.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on 
the vine MX Vine Ripes light red lge 15.00 red med-lge 8.00-9.00               
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med-lge 14.00 Local Repack light red-red med 14.00 cartons 12 1-lb containers  
with lids FL light red-red med-lge 16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt     
baskets MX light red-red med-lge 14.00 flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX   
light red-red med-lge 12.00                                                    
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 7.00-9.00 Local Repack light red-red med 10.50-12.95 ADAPTED 
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red med 7.00-9.00  
flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red med 10.00                  
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 26.00-28.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 26.95-27.50    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 26.00-28.00
OCCAS LOWER                                                                    
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                   
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons PA Alfalfa Sprouts 8.50-9.00
cartons 12 4-oz packages PA Alfalfa Sprouts 9.50-10.00 crates MX Cactus Leaf   
(Nopales) 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00 GU 
Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00                                                       

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles NY 18.00-19.00 (FEW
SALES) 20.00 PA Preserved 19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles NY          
20.00-21.00 PA Preserved 20.00