Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Thu Nov 08, 1:17PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 08-NOV-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. Mostly Cloudy 47                                          
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 18.00-20.00      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 20.00 exlge   
20.00 lge 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 std 20.00-22.00 PE Green jbo 23.00 (FEW     
SALES) 15.00 lge 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 std 20.00-22.00                
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round
Green Type Machine Picked 40.00-45.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French     
Type) 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00                                              
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 18.00 NJ Red Type   
12s 16.00-22.00 TX Red Type 12s 18.00 24s 36.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD 
One Red Type lge 6.50-8.00 MI Red Type lge 6.50-8.00 NJ Red Type lge 7.00 OH   
Red Type lge 8.00-10.00 (FEW SALES) 11.00                                      
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 17.00-22.00 Baby Hybrid
Type bchd 18s 24.00-26.00 GA bchd 14s 16.00 ME bchd 14s 17.00 20 lb cartons    
loose CA Crown Cut 20.00 GA Crown Cut 18.00 MX Crown Cut 20.00-22.00           
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons CA med 24.00-28.00 mostly  
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel crates and 50 lb cartons NJ Round    
Green Type med 20.00-22.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type med 
20.00-22.00 Red Type med 21.00-22.00 NJ Red Type med 22.00 PA Red Type sml     
14.00 (FEW SALES) 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 10.00-12.00 NY  
Danish Type lge 10.00-11.00 1 3/4 bushel crates and 40 lb cartons CD Quebec CD 
One Savoy Type med 22.00-24.00                                                 
---CARROTS:  MARKET JUMBO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA    
med-lge 21.00-23.00 CD Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA   
med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00 OH     
med-lge 12.00 (FEW SALES) sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario  
CDOne med-lge 17.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA      
med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00 50 lb  
sacks loose CA jbo 20.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 11.00-12.00 Quebec CDOne jbo     
14.00 MI lge 13.00 MX jbo 12.00-13.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 24.00 NJ  
Bunched 12s 12.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00-16.00 cartons 
30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 22.50                                         
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s OFFERINGS     
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 12s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 OCCAS HIGHER          
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 2 dz 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 2   
1/2 dz 24.00 filmbags 30s 22.00-26.00                                          
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz         
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE White 4 dz OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE     
Bi-Color 4 dz 30.00-32.00 5 lb carton miniature type GU FEW 18.00              
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LONG SEEDLESS HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9  
bushel cartons FL med 24.00 fr qual 14.00-16.00 MS med 24.00 fr qual 17.00 MX  
med 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 fr qual 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 (FEW 
SALES) 20.00 ord qual 16.00 fr cond 8.00 sml 18.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL   
Pickles med 34.00-40.00 lge 28.00-30.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD     
Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 10.00 sml 12s 15.00-16.00 FL Long Seedless 
med 12s 10.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Persian med 25.00 DR Persian med  
27.00-28.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml     
15.00                                                                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 13.00-14.00 GA
med fr qual 10.00-13.00 lge 10.00 SC med fr qual 10.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons    
wrapped FL med 16.00 GA med 14.00 OCCAS HIGHER MX 18s 21.00 SC med 15.00 30 lb 
cartons HD Chinese med 40.00 Thai med OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE Indian   
med OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL       
Italian med 24.00-25.00                                                        
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates NJ 18s 18.00-23.00 10 lb       
cartons BL Witloof 20.00-22.00                                                 
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel crates NJ 18s 22.00-23.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 30 lb cartons CA White super   
col 68.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 32.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm         
30.00-32.00 (FEW SALES) 26.00-28.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled     
30.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 24.00-26.00 per jar CQ Peeled      
6.00-6.50                                                                      
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Dandelion 12s 14.00-17.00        
Kohlrabi 12-16s 18.00 cartons bunched GA Collard 24s 12.00 Kale 24s 13.00 Swiss
Chard green 24s 30.00 Mixed Colors 24s 30.00 MD Collard 12-16s 12.00 NJ Collard
12-16s 12.00 Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 13.00 Swiss Chard green 12s 21.00 red  
12s 17.00 OH Kale 24s 12.00 TX Collard 12s 13.00 Swiss Chard green 12s 20.00   
red 12s 20.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 34.00-36.00 
10 lb cartons bunched 10s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE fineappear 42.00     
crates NJ Kohlrabi lse 12.00                                                   
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 24s flmwrpd 23.00-27.00 mostly  
24.00-25.00 (FEW SALES) 28.00-30.00                                            
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN AND RED LEAF LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA 
Green Leaf 24s 17.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-21.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-20.00 mostly  
16.00-18.00 NJ Green Leaf 24s 13.00 NY Green Leaf 24s fr cond 10.00 (FEW SALES)
3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 7.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz  
containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 15.00-16.00                               
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 24s 28.00-33.00 mostly         
30.00-32.00 NJ 24s ord cond 10.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts
30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-34.00                                                 
---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 med-lge fr qual 16.00 1/2 bushel
cartons HD med-lge 20.00-22.00 (Indian Type) 22.00 NI med-lge 24.00 (Indian    
Type)                                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET CALIFORNIA LEEKS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN 
PRICE. cartons bunched GA 48s sml 30.00-32.00 MX 48s med 36.00-42.00 mostly    
38.00-42.00 crates bunched NJ Leeks 12s sml 15.00-23.00 cartons bunched CA     
Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24    
bunches per bag 36.00-42.00 mostly 42.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 12s   
med 12.00-13.00                                                                
---PARSLEY:  MARKET HIGHER.  crates bunched NJ Plain 60s 30.00 OH Curly 60s    
18.00-20.00 Plain 60s 22.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 20.00-21.00 Plain 60s 
20.00-24.00 TX Plain 60s 30.00                                                 
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec 18.00 MI         
17.00-18.00                                                                    
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SNOW PEAS LOWER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU  
Snow Peas Decalyxed 26.00-29.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 30.00-32.00 PE Sugar 
Snap Peas Decalyxed 34.00                                                      
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons CA Green exlge fr qual 23.00 lge fr qual 16.00 GA Green jbo 25.00-28.00
mostly 25.00-26.00 exlge 22.00-26.00 FEW SALES LOW AS 18.00 lge 16.00-22.00    
mostly 18.00 med-lge fr qual 14.00-18.00 fr cond 15.00 med 18.00-20.00 mostly  
18.00-19.00 Mxd Red And Green lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-15.00 Mxd Yellow And
Green lge 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-15.00 SC Green jbo 25.00-26.00 exlge        
25.00-26.00 Mxd Red And Green lge 15.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 24.00 25 lb 
cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual 35.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario 
CdOne Red exlge 18.00 (FEW SALES) 12.00 med 14.00 sml 12.00 Yellow exlge 12.00 
MX Red exlge 12.00-18.00 Yellow exlge 12.00-18.00 Orange exlge 17.00-18.00     
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Hungarian Wax med    
18.00-20.00 Jalapeno med 17.00 Poblano lge 17.00 Serrano 22.00 Yellow Chile sml
20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Long Hot lge 26.00 GA Jalapeno lge 26.00 8 lb    
cartons DR Finger Hot 18.00-20.00 Habanero green 16.00-18.00 red 22.00-24.00 10
lb cartons FL Habanero orange 34.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 34.00-41.00 OCCAS     
HIGHER 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 52.00 red 80.00 40 lb containers 
MX Jalapeno exlge 26.00-27.00 Poblano exlge 26.00-27.00 med 20.00-21.00 Serrano
35.00-40.00                                                                    
---PUMPKINS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons shellacked OH Miniature Flat
Type 18.00 bushel cartons OH Pie Type 20.00                                    
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons topped 30 6-oz film  
bags CD Quebec Red 12.00 OH Red 10.00-11.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD
Quebec Red 10.00-12.00 OH Red 10.00-11.50 40 lb film bags topped OH Red 20.00  
cartons bunched FL Red 24s 13.00 NJ Red 24s 10.00-15.00                        
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Savoy 24s         
21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 24.00-30.00   
cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 cartons 4    
2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-11.00    
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL    
Zucchini sml-med 10.00 holdovers 6.00 med 7.00-8.00 holdovers 5.00 Yellow      
Straightneck sml-med holdovers 3.00-4.00 med 8.00 (FEW SALES) 11.00 GA Zucchini
sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 med 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 10.00 med
8.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-10.00 OCCAS 
LOWER med 8.00-10.00 OCCAS LOWER Yellow Straightneck sml-med 8.00-10.00 OCCAS  
LOWER med 8.00-10.00 OCCAS LOWER Grey sml 16.00 sml-med 18.00 bushel cartons CD
Quebec Kabocha xlge 21.00 NJ Acorn med 15.00 Butternut med-lge 13.00 NY        
Butternut med 14.00-16.00 OH Acorn White med 20.00-21.00 Butternut med-lge     
14.00-16.00 Carnival med 20.00-26.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 Delicata med           
22.00-24.00 Golden Acorn med 20.00-21.00 Golden Hubbard med 22.00 Golden Nugget
med 20.00-21.00 Blue Hubbard sml 22.00 med 20.00-21.00 Kabocha lge 22.00-24.00 
Sweet Dumpling med 20.00-21.00 Turban med 20.00-22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL  
Zucchini lge holdovers 6.00 MX Zucchini lge 14.00-15.00 Yellow Straightneck lge
14.00-15.00 Butternut lge 20.00 NY Spaghetti med 14.00-16.00 OH Spaghetti med  
14.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini 12.00 (miniature type) Scallop Green 16.00      
Yellow 16.00                                                                   
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
50.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 40.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types       
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 (SOME SALES) 16.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types  
med fr qual 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 (FEW SALES) 9.00 jbo 10.00-14.00 mostly   
12.00 NJ U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 Red Types 18.00
White Types 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types fr qual 12.00 
jbo 9.00 Red Types fr qual 12.00 jbo 10.00 White Types fr qual 14.00 jbo 10.00 
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.00 CA Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 
16.00-18.00 6x6 sz 16.00 FL 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 
5x6 sz 17.00-22.00 6x6 sz 20.00 GA Vine Ripes light red-red xlge 20.00-21.00   
85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.00 Local Repack   
85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 17.50-26.00 6x6 sz   
17.50-23.65 10 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red lge  
20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red    
med-lge 9.50-10.00                                                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med 16.00 Local Repack light red-red med 17.50                                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 14.00-15.00 Local Repack light red-red med 15.50-16.50       
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red med    
12.00-14.00                                                                    
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 25 lb cartons     
loose FL Roma light red-red exlge 23.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge  
25.50-27.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 23.00   
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 20.00-24.00
mostly 23.00-24.00                                                             
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 12.00-14.00     
---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) 20.00 (FEW SALES) 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00     

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles NY 18.00-19.00 PA  
Preserved 19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles NY 20.00-21.00 PA Preserved 
20.00                                                                          
---ORNAMENTAL CORN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel cartons/crates NJ Indian bchd    
16-3s 16.00 (LARGE SIZE) OH Indian bchd 12-3s 24.00                            
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons/crates OH          
Shellacked 17.00-18.00