Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Tue Feb 13, 1:26PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 13-FEB-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 20.00         
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge 29.00
std 28.00-29.00 sml 22.00 11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 12.00-14.00 lge   
12.00-14.00 std 14.00 sml 10.00 PE Green jbo holdovers 10.00 lge 11.00-12.00   
holdovers 10.00 std holdovers 10.00                                            
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 fr cond 12.00-16.00 Cranberry Type offerings    
insufficient to quote bushel cartons FL Round Green Type Machine Picked        
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 8.00-9.00  
mostly 9.00 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Machine
Picked 18.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava offerings         
insufficient to quote                                                          
---BEETS:  MARKET CANADA 25 POUND FILM BAGS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons    
bunched CD Quebec CD One Gold Type 12s 14.00 MX Red Type 12s 16.00 TX Red Type 
12s 16.00 24s 28.00 crates bunched FL Red Type 12s 16.00 25 lb film bags CD    
Quebec CD One Red Type med 11.00-13.00 MX Red Type lge 16.00                   
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 16.00
bchd 18s 16.00 (few sales) Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00 CA bchd 14s         
12.00-13.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00-26.00 FL bchd 14s 10.00-11.00 20 lb
cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 16.00 CA Crown Cut          
11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 (few sales) 14.00 MX Crown Cut 11.00-13.00 (few 
sales) 14.00                                                                   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 15.00-16.00 MX med  
15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 (few sales) 18.00                               
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green 
Type med 17.00-20.00 Red Type med 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 (few sales) 24.00 1 
7/8 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Round Green Type med 18.00-20.00 (few sales)    
21.00-22.00 sml 20.00 (few sales) 50 lb cartons FL U.S. One Round Green Type   
med 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 Red Type med 22.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 
(few sales) 26.00 NY Round Green Type med 15.00 TX Round Green Type med        
offeings insufficient to quote 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type   
lge 12.00-13.00 NY Round Green Type lge 11.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD
One Savoy Type med 22.00-24.00 FL Savoy Type med 19.00                         
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-26.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 24.00-25.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 24.00-25.00 sacks 24    
2-lb film bags CA med-lge 26.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 24.00 Quebec CDOne    
med-lge 22.00-24.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 26.00 CD Ontario CDOne  
med-lge 24.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 24.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge    
26.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 24.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00-24.00 50 lb    
sacks loose CD Ontario CDOne jbo 19.00-20.00 (few sales) 21.00-22.00 Quebec    
CDOne jbo 19.00-20.00 (few sales) 21.00-22.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s   
22.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 cartons
30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 22.50-23.00 (few sales) 24.00                 
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET 9S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ White
9s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 12s 10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 (few      
sales) 14.00-15.00 CA White 9s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 12s 11.00-13.00  
mostly 12.00-13.00                                                             
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 16.00 (few sales) 17.00 occas lower
2 1/2 dz 16.00 occas lower filmbags 24s offerings insufficient to quote        
filmbags 30s 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 fr cond 14.00 FL 2 dz 16.00 2 1/2 dz     
16.00 filmbags 24s 18.00 filmbags 30s 18.00 filmbags 36s 18.00                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET WHITE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 
4-4 1/2 dz 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 12.00-16.00 fr cond 
10.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-15.00 5 lb cartons GU       
miniature type few 18.00                                                       
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET PERSIAN HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  flats/cartons film       
wrapped CD Ontario Canada No. 2 Long Seedless sml 12s poor cond (unsaleable)   
WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas higher  
fr qual 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher sml 14.00 lge 14.00-16.00 UNWAXED
bushel baskets MX Pickles med 39.00-40.00 bushel plastic containers MX Pickles 
med 32.00-34.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless 
24s med-lge 14.00 (few sales) flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long 
Seedless med 12s 12.00 MX Long Seedless med 12s 12.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian 
med 38.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian med 19.00               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 10.00 Long   
Striped med 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 16.00 1 1/6 bushel       
cartons wrapped MX 16s fr qual 10.00 18s 12.00 24s 12.00 bushel cartons wrapped
MX 18s fr qual 10.00 24s fr qual 10.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 24.00-27.00
mostly 24.00-25.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons
FL Sicilian med 18.00-22.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai med 30.00 40 lb cartons FL   
Indian med 30.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL Italian med offerings    
insufficient to quote                                                          
---ENDIVE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 16.00-18.00 10  
lb cartons BL Witloof 16.00                                                    
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 16.00-18.00   
---GARLIC:  MARKET HIGHER.  30 lb cartons AG Purple super col 70.00 CA White   
super col 50.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 42.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm   
44.00-47.00 mostly 44.00-45.00 few sales low as 42.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic  
jars CQ Peeled 46.00-48.00 few sales lower cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ      
Peeled 36.00-40.00 occas lower per jar CQ Peeled 9.00-10.00 occas lower        
---GREENS:  MARKET TEXAS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  crates bunched FL Kale        
Lacinato (Tuscan) 18s 16.00 MX Huauzontle 24s 25.00 TX Kohlrabi 12s 17.00-21.00
cartons bunched AZ Swiss Chard 12s 16.00 Red 12s 16.00 MX Kale 24s 16.00 SC    
Mustard 12-16s 13.00 Turnip Tops 12-16s 10.00 TX Kale 12s 20.00 Lacinato       
(Tuscan) 12s 18.00 Swiss Chard 24s 28.00 12s 15.00-17.00 Mixed Colors 12s      
15.00-17.00 Red 24s 28.00 12s 15.00-17.00 Dandelion 12s 16.00-17.00 20 lb      
cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 38.00 1/2 cartons bchd 10s 20.00
CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 38.00                                           
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 12.00-15.00 mostly 
13.00-14.00 (few sales) 16.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Boston 24s 14.00-15.00 (few      
sales) Green Leaf 24s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 15.00 Red Leaf
24s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 15.00 CA Green Leaf 24s         
12.00-14.00 Red Leaf 24s 12.00-14.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00    
mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston    
16.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s 12.00-15.00 mostly         
13.00-14.00 CA 24s 13.00-14.00 cartons 12 18-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts   
13.00-14.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 13.00-14.00 (few     
sales) 15.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts fineappear 18.00            
---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 HIGHER.  1/2 bushel cartons HD med 22.00 Indian Type 25.00 NI 
med 24.00                                                                      
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ICELESS  LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s
bulb type 20.00 48s med 10.00-12.00 crates bunched TX Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00  
cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 MX Leeks 12s     
med-lge 22.00 (few sales) cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag    
9.00-12.00 5 kg containers BL Leeks 23.00 (14s)                                
---PARSLEY:  MARKET HIGHER.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 19.00 Plain 60s 19.00 
cartons bunched CA Curly 60s holdovers 12.00 Plain 60s offerings insufficient  
to quote MX Curly 60s 14.00 Plain 60s 14.00 fr cond 10.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00   
fineappear 28.00 Plain 60s 18.00 fineappear 28.00                              
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 21.00-22.00 25 lb film
bags AZ 18.00                                                                  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 12.00-13.00 (few      
sales) Snow Peas Decalyxed 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 Sugar Snap Peas         
Decalyxed 9.00-12.00 few sales high as 14.00                                   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel       
cartons FL Green jbo 20.00 exlge 20.00 lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 fr qual    
16.00-18.00 med 16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 Mxd Red And Green med-lge 12.00 Mxd  
Yellow And Green exlge 12.00 MX Green jbo 18.00-22.00 exlge 18.00-20.00 (few   
sales) 22.00 lge 16.00-20.00 fr qual 16.00 med 15.00 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo  
12.00 exlge 12.00 25 lb cartons MX Red exlge fr qual 14.00-15.00 Yellow exlge  
fr qual 14.00 Orange exlge fr qual 12.00-15.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX     
Green exlge 20.00 lge 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 12.00   
Yellow exlge 12.00 Orange exlge 12.00 fr cond 7.00                             
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel       
cartons DR Finger Hot 10.00 FL Anaheim 15.00 Hungarian Wax 18.00 Jalapeno lge  
15.00-16.00 Poblano med 17.00 Serrano lge offerings insufficient to quote      
Shishito 23.00-28.00 Yellow Chile 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons DR Cubanelles lge 
28.00 FL Cubanelles exlge 28.00-32.00 lge 28.00-30.00 fr qual 25.00 mxd yellow 
and green lge 20.00 occas higher Hungarian Wax 22.00 Jalapeno lge 20.00-22.00  
Long Hot lge 40.00-45.00 fr qual 36.00 Poblano med 22.00 Serrano offerings     
insufficient to quote MX Jalapeno lge 17.00 Poblano lge 20.00-22.00 Serrano    
med-lge 22.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 13.00-17.00 mixed red and green   
18.00-20.00 orange 20.00-25.00 red 24.00 10 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green
16.00 FL Cherry Hots 27.00 Fresno red 28.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots   
green 24.00 red 45.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno med-lge 21.00-22.00 red     
med-lge 40.00 Poblano lge 22.00 Serrano med-lge 22.00 4 kg cartons MX Manzano  
14.00                                                                          
---RADISHES:  MARKET 40 POUND FIM BAGS AND BUNCHED HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.       
cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ Red offerings insufficient to quote FL Red 
10.00-11.50 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red offerings insufficient to  
quote FL Red 11.00-12.00 40 lb film bags topped AZ Red offerings insufficient  
to quote FL Red 28.00-32.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 14.00 cartons/crates     
bunched FL Red 24s 14.00-15.00                                                 
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 23.00    
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s    
14.00-16.00 (few sales) 18.00 MX Flat 24s 16.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA 
Flat 24s 18.00 (few sales) 20.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 14.00-16.00
cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00-16.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type
10.00                                                                          
---SQUASH:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00  
med 8.00-10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med offerings insufficient to quote med 
13.00-14.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 11.00-13.00 (few sales)     
14.00 med 9.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 16.00-22.00 
med 16.00-20.00 Grey sml-med 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn  
sml 20.00 med-lge 24.00 Butternut med-lge 20.00-22.00 Kabocha lge 19.00        
Spaghetti med-lge 20.00-26.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 NY Butternut lge 20.00 Kabocha
lge 18.00 Spaghetti lge 15.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini lge 14.00-18.00 
Yellow Straightneck lge offerings insufficien to quote 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini
16.00 (miniature type) offerings insufficient to quote                         
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET JAPANESE TYPES LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  40 lb cartons 
CA No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 38.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types          
15.00-16.00 jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med fr qual
10.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 Japanese Types jbo 38.00 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 14.00  
5x6 sz 14.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz         
10.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 6x6 sz 10.00-12.00 few sales low as 8.00 Local   
Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 13.50-16.00   
6x6 sz 13.50-16.00 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 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s
13.00-14.00 4x5s 13.00-14.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light  
red-red med 18.00-20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes light 
red-red 35s 12.00 39s 10.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light   
red-red med-lge 20.00                                                          
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL 
light red-red med 12.00 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med  
12.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med 12.00     
Local Repack light red-red med 14.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light     
red-red med 12.00                                                              
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 9.00 Local Repack light red-red med 10.50-13.50 OPEN FIELD   
flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red lge 8.00-10.00 mostly      
9.00-10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light     
red-red lge 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00                                       
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red med 12.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 13.50-14.00 OPEN FIELD 
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 12.00-14.00 lge 12.00-14.00    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-14.00
lge 11.00-14.00 med 11.00-14.00                                                
---TURNIPS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne Purple Top med     
12.00 TX Purple Top med 16.00 occas higher                                     
---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) 31.00-33.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX   
Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 30.00-32.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s     
12.00-14.00                                                                    

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