Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Fri Jan 12, 12:48PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-JAN-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. Light Rain 62                                             
Yesterday's High 57                                                            
                                                                               
NOTICE: No reports will be issued on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of 
the Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce
Market and USDA Speciality Crops Market News office will be closed.The next
report will be issued on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s 22.00 24s 22.00 
fr cond 15.00 30s 16.00                                                        
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   11 lb cartons bunched PE Green lge 44.00 std  
44.00                                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET LOWER.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked     
34.00-36.00 occas high as 38.00 fr cond 30.00 Cranberry Type 35.00 5 lb cartons
GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 10.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX 
Round Green Type Machine Picked 34.00 occas high as 38.00                      
---BEETS:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched TX Red Type 12s 18.00 25 lb film    
bags AZ Red Type lge 13.00 CD Quebec CD One Red Type med 11.00-12.00           
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 28.00 (few sales) CA bchd 14s 
offerings insufficient to quote 20 lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut offerings     
insufficient to quote CA Crown Cut 22.00-26.00 MX Crown Cut 22.00-24.00        
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons CA lge 36.00-38.00 med fr  
cond 28.00-30.00 MX med 34.00                                                  
---CABBAGE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green 
Type med 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 Red Type med 22.00-23.00 (few sales)   
21.00 FL U.S. One Round Green Type med 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 Red Type 
med 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Round Green    
Type lge 11.00-15.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 NY Round Green Type lge 11.00-12.00    
mostly 11.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 22.00-24.00  
mostly 22.00                                                                   
---CARROTS:  MARKET JUMBO HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA   
med-lge 25.00 CD Quebec CDOne med-lge 20.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CD Quebec  
CDOne med-lge 20.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne med-lge 20.00 50 lb
sacks loose CD Ontario CDOne jbo 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 Quebec CDOne   
lge 20.00-21.00 jbo 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 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 offerings insufficient to quote                            
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 9s offerings     
insufficient to quote 12s 30.00 CA White 9s 23.00 12s 23.00-27.00 16s          
22.00-23.00 FL White 9s 28.00 12s 31.00                                        
---CELERY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 2 dz 20.00-22.00 (few sales) 25.00 2 1/2 
dz 22.00 (few sales) 25.00 filmbags 30s 28.00 filmbags 36s offerings           
insufficient to quote FL 2 dz 24.00                                            
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature   
type few 18.00 fr qual 20.00                                                   
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 32.00   
(few sales) ord qual 18.00 MX med 30.00-32.00 (few sales) 33.00 fr qual        
26.00-28.00 sml 28.00 (few sales) 32.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles 
200-300s offerings insufficient to quote bushel plastic containers MX Pickles  
med 38.00-40.00 GREENHOUSE flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long    
Seedless med 12s 13.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian med 32.00-35.00 cartons 8 1-lb 
trays film wrapped DR Persian med offerings insufficient to quote              
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 15.00 1
1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 22.00 MX 16s fr qual 13.00-14.00 1 1/6 bushel
cartons wrapped MX 18s 26.00 (few sales) fr qual 16.00-18.00 24s 26.00 (few    
sales) 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 35.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med    
20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian med 22.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med     
38.00 Indian med 30.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL Italian med        
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                               
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 22.00-23.00 10  
lb cartons BL Witloof 16.00                                                    
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 24.00-28.00   
---GARLIC:  MARKET HIGHER.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 70.00-80.00 col   
offerings insufficient to quote CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 43.00-44.00 occas   
high as 46.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 42.00-44.00 few sales high as 46.00  
SP White super col 54.00 Purple super col 70.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ
Peeled 36.00-38.00 (few sales) 42.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled     
30.00-40.00 per jar CQ Peeled 7.50-10.00 cartons 4 5-lb film bags per film bag 
CA Peeled 24.00                                                                
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ Kale red 24s 24.00 GA Collard   
24s 15.00 12-16s 11.00 NC Collard 12-16s 9.00 Kale 12-16s offerings            
insufficient to quote TX Collard 12s 14.00 Kale 24s 22.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s
offerings insufficient to quote Swiss Chard 24s 30.00 12s 15.00-17.00 Mixed    
Colors 12s 15.00 Red 24s 30.00 12s 15.00-17.00 Dandelion 24s 30.00 12s 17.00 20
lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 52.00 (few sales) 54.00 1/2  
cartons bchd 10s offerings insufficient to quote                               
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd           
17.00-20.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 19.00-20.00 MX 24s flmwrpd 14.00 
(few sales)                                                                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Boston 24s 14.00 Green Leaf 24s  
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 CA Green Leaf   
24s 18.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00 FL Boston 24s 14.00 Green Leaf 24s 14.00 Red Leaf 
24s 14.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 7.00 few sales low as 5.00 GREENHOUSE   
cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 16.00                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s 17.00-20.00 mostly         
18.00-20.00 FL 24s 14.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts         
19.00-22.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts 19.00-20.00                  
---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 22.00-24.00 occas lower    
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 32.00-34.00 
48s sml 26.00-27.00 AZ Leeks 12s med-lge 22.00 CA Leeks 12s med-lge offerings  
insufficien to quote TX Leeks 12s med-lge offerings insufficient to quote      
cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 34.00 few sales              
---PARSLEY:  MARKET LOWER.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 23.00-24.00 Plain 60s  
28.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 22.00 MX Curly 60s 18.00    
Plain 60s 18.00 TX Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 24.00                             
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags AZ 18.00                       
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SUGAR SNAP PEAS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU 
English 16.00 Snow Peas Decalyxed 10.00-12.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed        
12.00-14.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo
26.00-28.00 exlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 fr qual 22.00 lge 25.00 fr qual     
20.00 med fr qual 18.00-23.00 Mxd Red And Green med-lge 17.00 MX Green jbo     
26.00-28.00 exlge 24.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 lge 20.00 Red exlge 28.00-30.00 med
24.00-25.00 sml 26.00 irreg sz fr qual 23.00-26.00 occas higher Mxd Red And    
Green med-lge 18.00 Yellow med 24.00-25.00 Orange med 24.00-25.00 15 lb cartons
MX Red lge 22.00-24.00 fr cond 14.00-15.00 25 lb cartons MX Red lge fr qual    
24.00 Yellow med fr qual 24.00 Orange med fr qual 24.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb  
cartons MX Red exlge 16.00-18.00 Yellow exlge 18.00-19.00 lge 16.00 Orange     
exlge 19.00-20.00                                                              
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Anaheim 16.00 Cherry 
Hots 25.00 Finger Hot 22.00 Hungarian Wax 21.50 Jalapeno lge 15.00 Poblano     
15.00 Serrano lge 20.00 Shishito 24.00 Yellow Chile offerings insufficient to  
quote 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 24.00 occas higher mxd yellow and 
green lge 20.00 Jalapeno lge 30.00 Long Hot lge 38.00 Poblano med 32.00 Serrano
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. MX Poblano lge 30.00 Serrano med-lge offerings
insufficient to quote 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 20.00-22.00 orange        
30.00-33.00 red offerings insufficient to quote FL Habanero green 36.00 10 lb  
cartons FL Cherry Hots 21.00 Fresno red 30.00-32.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili
Hots green 30.00-32.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno med-lge 24.00 Poblano lge  
24.00 Serrano med-lge 24.00                                                    
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red          
8.00-10.50 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 9.00-11.00 40 lb film bags  
topped AZ Red 26.00-27.00 FL Red offerings insufficien to quote cartons bunched
FL Red 24s 18.00                                                               
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 23.00    
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s           
28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat offerings        
insufficient to quote 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 11.00                     
---SQUASH:  MARKET ZUCCHINI AND YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT       
STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 20.00 fr   
cond 16.00 holdovers 14.00 med 14.00-18.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med         
20.00-22.00 holdovers 14.00 med 16.00-20.00 HD Zucchini med 14.00 4/7 bushel   
cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 22.00 (few sales) 18.00 med 20.00 Yellow           
Straightneck sml-med 20.00-24.00 med 14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher     
bushel cartons MX Acorn med-lge 24.00 Butternut med-lge offerings insufficient 
to quote Kabocha lge 25.00 Spaghetti lge 24.00 NY Kabocha lge 16.00-18.00 5 lb 
cartons GU Zucchini 14.00-15.00 (miniature type)                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 40.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 16.00 jbo 8.00-9.00 No Grade Marks  
Orange Types med fr qual 11.00-12.00 NJ Orange Types med fr qual 10.00 jbo     
10.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med 14.00                                    
---TOMATOES:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes red 5x6 sz 24.00
85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 18.00-22.00 6x6 sz   
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature      
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 32.50 6x6 sz 27.50 10 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe -    
Heirloom Varieties light red-red 22.00 15 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom   
Varieties light red-red fr qual 19.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX   
Vine Ripes light red-red 5x5s 20.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes 
light red-red med 16.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX 
Vine Ripes light red-red med 20.00                                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt baskets MX    
light red-red med 18.00                                                        
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL 
light red-red med 15.00-18.00 occas higher yellow med 18.00 Local Repack light 
red-red med 20.50 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light       
red-red lge 14.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX    
light red-red lge 17.00-18.00                                                  
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light      
red-red exlge 24.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 34.50 OPEN FIELD 25  
lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00
occas higher                                                                   
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne Purple Top lge    
7.00 med 10.00 MI CDOne Purple Top med 11.00-12.00                             
---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) 28.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 15.00 GU Radicchio 9s       
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                               

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