Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 17-MAY-2018                                 
                                                                               
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 12s 15.00 18s 18.00 
24s 24.00-26.00 MX Globe Thornless 18s 18.00                                   
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  pyramid crates 28 lb bunched NJ Green std        
50.00-55.00 mostly 55.00 (few sales) 60.00 fldrun 50.00-54.00 pyramid          
cartons/crates 28 lb bunched NJ Green lge 50.00-55.00 mostly 55.00 (few sales) 
60.00 11 lb cartons bunched CA Green lge 30.00 std 30.00 PE Green exlge 25.00  
WA WAExFcy Green jbo 29.00 lge 29.00 std 29.00                                 
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
22.00-25.00 few sales low as 20.00 GA Round Green Type Machine Picked          
22.00-24.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 10.00 30 lb cartons CA  
Fava 28.00-32.00                                                               
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 14.00-15.00 SC
Red Type 12s 14.00-15.00 crates bunched FL Red Type 12s 15.00 25 lb sacks loose
AZ Red Type sml-med 13.00 SC Red Type sml-med 9.00-10.00 50 lb sacks loose TX  
Red Type lge 19.00-20.00                                                       
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 18.00-20.00 bchd 18s 20.00   
Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 26.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 20.00-24.00   
mostly 20.00-21.00 MX Crown Cut 20.00                                          
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons MX med 22.00-24.00 occas   
higher                                                                         
---CABBAGE:  MARKET RED LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL U.S. One
Round Green Type med 11.00-14.00 (few sales) 15.00 GA U.S. One Round Green Type
med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 50 lb cartons FL U.S. One Round Green Type med    
11.00-14.00 Flat type offeings insufficient to quote Red Type med 15.00-20.00  
mostly 15.00-18.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type lge           
10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 NY Round Green Type lge 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00
1 3/4 bushel cartons FL Savoy Type med 12.00-16.00                             
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags AZ med-lge 23.00 CA 
med-lge 22.00-23.00 MX med-lge fr qual fr cond 12.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags AZ
med-lge 22.00 MX med-lge fr qual fr cond 12.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags AZ      
med-lge 22.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags AZ med-lge 22.00 MX med-lge fr qual fr   
cond 12.00 50 lb sacks loose AZ jbo 18.00 CD Quebec CDOne jbo ord cond 5.00 IS 
jbo 18.00 MX jbo 17.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 fr qual 14.00 cartons bunched CA     
Bunched 24s 22.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00 cartons 30    
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 22.00-22.50                                      
---CAULIFLOWER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.  WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons film wrapped CA 
White 12s 33.00-38.00 mostly 33.00-36.00 few higher                            
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-19.00 2   
1/2 dz 17.00-19.00 filmbags 24s 21.00-22.00 filmbags 30s 19.00-22.00 mostly    
20.00-21.00                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET HIGHER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 (few sales) 18.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-17.00  
mostly 16.00-17.00 (few sales) 18.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 16.00-17.00 (few      
sales) 18.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature type few 18.00                          
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. WAXED 1 1/9 bushel    
cartons FL med 20.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 fr appear 15.00 sml 15.00
MX med 22.00-24.00 fr qual 16.00 ord qual 14.00 fineappear 28.00 fr qual 22.00 
sml 20.00 lge 20.00-21.00 fr appear fr qual 14.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons 
FL Pickles med offerings insufficient to quote bushel baskets MX Pickles med   
37.00-40.00 GREENHOUSE flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long        
Seedless sml 12s 6.00-7.00 lge 12s 4.00-7.00 FL Long Seedless sml 12s 7.00 MX  
Long Seedless lge 12s 4.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian med  
24.00-26.50 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian med 13.50-15.00       
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual        
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Long Striped med 18.00 GA med fr qual 10.00 1 1/9     
bushel cartons wrapped FL med 14.00-18.00 lge 11.00-13.00 GA med 14.00-16.00 MX
med 16.00 fr qual 8.00-10.00 fr cond 5.00-6.00 24s holdovers 12.00 1 1/6 bushel
cartons wrapped MX 16s 18.00 18s 18.00 24s 18.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med  
24.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian 
med 21.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai med offerings insufficient to quote FL Indian  
med 16.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL Italian med 27.00-28.00         
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 13.00-15.00     
cartons CA 24s 18.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 16.00-18.00                      
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates CA 24s 15.00-18.00 FL
18s 13.00-15.00                                                                
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 30 lb cartons AG White   
super col 55.00 60-65mm/6.0-6.5cm 30.00 Purple super col 68.00-70.00 CQ White  
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 30.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 23.00-25.00 (few sales)    
28.00 occas 30.00 SP White 65mm/6.5cm 43.00-48.00 10 lb cartons MX Elephant lge
42.00-44.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 67.00-70.00 cartons 4 5-lb  
plastic jars CQ Peeled 64.00-68.00 mostly 64.00-66.00 per jar CQ Peeled        
16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-16.50                                                 
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Swiss Chard 12s 15.00-16.00 Red 
12s 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 GA Collard 12s 11.00-12.00 Kale 12s 11.00-12.00 NC
Collard 24s 12.00 Kale 24s 12.00 Mustard 24s 12.00 Turnip Tops 24s 12.00 NJ    
Collard 12-16s 12.00 Kale 12-16s 11.00 occas higher Swiss Chard 12s 13.00      
Dandelion 12s 14.00 occas higher SC Collard 12s 10.00 TX Swiss Chard 12s 16.00 
Dandelion 12s offerings insufficient to quote 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli
Rabe (Rappini) 20s 32.00 1/2 cartons bunched 10s 19.00 fineappear 40.00 NJ     
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 28.00                                              
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 20.00 24s flmwrpd 
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 (few sales18.00) occas 24.00 NM 24s flmwrpd     
20.00-22.00                                                                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN LEAF AND BOSTON HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons
CA Green Leaf 24s 20.00-22.00 (few sales) 26.00 occas higher Red Leaf 24s      
18.00-19.00 few sales high as 26.00 NJ Boston 24s 12.00-16.00 3 lb cartons CA  
Mesculin Mix 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec     
Boston 15.00                                                                   
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 15.00-16.00 mostly   
15.00-15.50 NJ 24s 11.00-14.00 NM 24s 16.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages
CA Hearts 14.00-16.00 (few sales) 12.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts  
14.00                                                                          
---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 crates FL sml-med 20.00 lge ord cond 5.00 
1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 20.00 Indian Type med-lge 20.00                  
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LEEKS LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 
48s med 14.00 (few sales) 48s sml 11.50 CA Leeks 12s med-lge 17.00-18.00 occas 
higher MX Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00-18.00 occas higher NJ Leeks 12s sml offerings
insufficient to quote cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag        
10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 fr cond 9.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches
per bag 11.00                                                                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET PLAIN MUCH HIGHER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE.
crates bunched FL Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 35.00 NJ Curly 60s 24.00 Plain 60s 
45.00-50.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 15.00-20.00 Plain 60s 20.00-22.00 TX  
Curly 60s 20.00 Root 12s 20.00                                                 
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 16.00                 
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SUGAR SNAP PEAS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel    
cartons CA English 42.00 10 lb cartons GU English 16.00-18.00 Snow Peas        
Decalyxed 22.00-23.00 mostly 23.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 21.00-22.00 mostly
21.00                                                                          
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE AND QUALITY. 1 1/9   
bushel cartons CA Green exlge 32.00 lge fr qual 28.00 FL Green jbo 35.00 exlge 
32.00-35.00 lge fr qual 28.00 Red exlge 22.00 occas higher Mxd Red And Green   
exlge-lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 (few sales) 24.00-25.00 Mxd Yellow And Green
exlge-lge 16.00-22.00 HD Red med 16.00-18.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge fr qual
15.00 MX Red exlge 18.00-20.00 25 lb cartons MX Red irreg sz fr qual           
16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 Orange irreg sz fr qual 22.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11
lb cartons CD Ontario CdOne Red exlge 18.00 Yellow exlge 16.00 Orange exlge    
17.00 MX Red lge 10.00-12.00 Yellow jbo 12.00 exlge 12.00 lge fr qual          
8.00-10.00 Orange jbo fr qual 12.00 lge fr qual 6.00-8.00                      
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL  
Anaheim offerings insufficient to quote Finger Hot 15.00 Hungarian Wax med-lge 
15.00 Jalapeno lge 16.00 Poblano med 16.00 Serrano 22.00 Yellow Chile 20.00 1  
1/9 bushel crates FL Jalapeno lge 24.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 
16.00-18.00 med 12.00 mixed red and green med 10.00-12.00 mxd yellow and green 
med 10.00 Jalapeno lge 24.00 Long Hot lge 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher
mixed red and green lge 12.00 Poblano lge 21.00-25.00 mostly 24.00-25.00       
Serrano med-lge 35.00 MX Jalapeno med-lge 22.00 Poblano med-lge 20.00 8 lb     
cartons DR Habanero green 19.00 mixed red and green 20.00 orange 20.00 red     
20.00 10 lb cartons FL Cherry Hots Red 28.00 Fresno Red 22.00 25 lb sacks DR   
Ajies 37.00-47.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 36.00 red 85.00 40 lb 
containers MX Jalapeno med-lge 21.00-27.00 Poblano med-lge 21.00-24.00 Serrano 
26.00-27.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Mixed Mini Sweet Types 20.00-22.00    
---RADISHES:  MARKET FILM BAGS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz  
film bags AZ Red 16.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 16.50 occas     
lower FL Red 15.00 40 lb film bags topped AZ Red 32.00-34.00 FL Red 28.00 (few 
sales) crates bunched NJ Red 24s offerings insufficient to quote cartons/crates
bunched FL Red 24s 13.00-15.00                                                 
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb cartons WA WAExFcy 33.00                  
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 24.00  
50 lb sacks CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 24.00                                     
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Savoy 24s 12.00 1 2/5 bushel   
cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 15.00-18.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s
18.00-20.00 occas higher 1.3 bushel crates NJ Savoy 24s 12.00 lse 10.00 cartons
12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film    
bags CA Flat 14.00-15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00                  
---SQUASH:  MARKET ZUCCHINI AND YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE 
RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 16.00-16.50 mostly 16.00
med 14.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 med 16.00 GA    
Zucchini sml-med 14.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 Yellow Straightneck  
sml-med 14.00-16.00 med 14.00-16.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med     
22.00-27.00 (few sales) 30.00 med 22.00 occas higher Yellow Straightneck       
sml-med 22.00 occas higher med 22.00 occas higher Grey sml-med 16.00-17.00     
mostly 17.00 med 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn lge          
18.00-20.00 (few sales) 16.00 Butternut med-lge 35.00-36.00 (few sales) 38.00  
Kabocha med 22.00 lge 22.00-24.00 (few sales) 20.50 Spaghetti med-lge 20.00 1  
1/9 bushel cartons GU Butternut lge 32.00 Spaghetti lge 18.00-20.00 MX Zucchini
lge 36.00 Yellow Straightneck lge 28.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini 16.00-18.00   
Miniature type Green16.00-18.00 Yellow 16.00-18.00                             
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 37.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-39.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 15.00-16.00
jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 (few sales) 12.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types 
med fr qual 10.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 NJ Orange Types med fr qual 10.00 jbo
10.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med 14.00                                    
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes red jbo        
15.00-16.00 5x6 sz 15.00-16.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light      
red-red 5x6 sz 11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 6x6 sz 10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00  
Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz         
15.50-16.00 6x6 sz 13.50-15.00 10 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 
light red-red 18.00 15 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light      
red-red fr qual 17.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX   
Vine Ripes red med-lge 6.00-8.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD    
Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes red med-lge 6.50 fr cond 4.00 IL Vine Ripes red       
med-lge 6.00-8.00 NY Vine Ripes red med-lge 6.00-8.00 10 lb cartons CD Ontario 
CDOne Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 12.00-13.00                               
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets    
Local Repack light red-red med 14.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets 
MX light red-red med 12.00-14.00                                               
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 12.00-14.00 few sales low as 10.00 Local Repack light red-red
med 15.00-15.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light
red-red med 13.00-14.00                                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 (Vine ripes) 15.00 Local Repack   
Roma light red-red exlge 15.50-17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX
Roma light red-red exlge 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 14.00                          
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med-lge 14.00     
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   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) 19.00 (few sales) 22.00 15 lb cartons MX Garbanzo Beans  
(Chick Peas) 32.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 13.00-14.00              

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA Preserved 
19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA Preserved 20.00                    

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids MX red med 10.00