Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Mon Apr 16, 2:34PM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 16-APR-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. Heavy Rain 52                                             
Yesterday's High 75                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 24.00 MX Globe
Thornless 24s 20.00                                                            
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge       
36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00 std 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00 11 lb cartons bunched CA 
Green std 18.00 MX Green jbo 18.00 lge offerings insufficient to quote std     
18.00 sml 15.00-16.00 PE Green jbo 18.00 lge 18.00 std 16.00                   
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  bushel crates FL Round
Green Type Machine Picked 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas higher Cranberry
Type offerings insufficient to quote bushel cartons FL Round Green Type Machine
Picked 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French     
Type) 10.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava offerings          
insufficient to quote                                                          
---BEETS:  MARKET 25 POUND SACKS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched SC Red
Type 12s 15.00 TX Red Type 24s fineappear 26.00-28.00 crates bunched FL Red    
Type 12s 15.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 12.00-13.00 MI  
Red Type lge 13.00 50 lb sacks loose TX Red Type med 20.00-22.00 few sales     
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA bchd 14s 13.00-17.00 mostly           
13.00-16.00 ord cond 6.00 MX Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 28.00 20 lb cartons     
loose CA Crown Cut 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 (few sales) 17.00-18.00      
holdovers 12.00                                                                
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons MX med 22.00-24.00 (few     
sales) 26.00                                                                   
---CABBAGE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Round Green Type 
med 14.00 (few sales) 16.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec U.S. One Red Type med 21.00
FL U.S. One Round Green Type med 14.00 Flat type 22.00-26.00 Red Type med      
16.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00 NY U.S. One Round Green Type med 12.00 (few      
sales) 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type lge 10.50-11.00 mostly    
11.00 NY Round Green Type lge 10.50-11.00 mostly 11.00 (few sales) 12.00 1 3/4 
bushel cartons FL Savoy Type med 16.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00 occas lower     
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
22.00-23.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 24.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CD Ontario  
CDOne med-lge 22.00-23.00 GA med-lge 21.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge  
22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 23.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CD Ontario CDOne  
med-lge 23.00 GA med-lge 21.00 50 lb sacks loose AZ jbo 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne 
jbo 19.00-20.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 18.00 IS jbo 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 MX jbo  
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00 cartons 20 
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00-16.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby    
Peeled offerings insufficient to quote cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled
20.00                                                                          
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET 12S HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  cartons film wrapped CA White
9s 15.00 fr appear 12.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 12s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas 
higher fr appear 12.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 16s 14.00                            
---CELERY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 2 dz 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 2 1/2 dz   
17.00 filmbags 24s 20.00 filmbags 30s 18.00-20.00 MX 1 1/2 dz 16.00 (few sales)
2 1/2 dz 18.00                                                                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET LOWER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz           
14.00-17.00 fr cond 10.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-17.00 fr cond 10.00 Bi-Color  
4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-16.50 5 lb cartons GU miniature type few 16.00-18.00 fr cond  
10.00                                                                          
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET MEDIUM, SMALL AND PICKLES HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER. WIDE     
RANGE IN PRICE. WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 18.00-20.00 fr qual          
14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 sml 16.00-17.00 MX med 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 
fr cond 16.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 fr cond 14.00 lge 18.00 UNWAXED 
1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles med 35.00 bushel baskets MX Pickles med         
39.00-41.00 bushel plastic containers MX Pickles med 35.00-36.00 GREENHOUSE    
flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless sml 12s 3.00-4.00    
occas higher 20 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Persian med 22.00 lge 16.00-18.00  
DR Persian med 22.00-30.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 MX Persian sml-med fr cond 10.00 
cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian med 11.50-13.00                   
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET MEXICO STEADY, OTHERS LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 
fr qual 8.00-12.00 fr cond 8.00 Long Striped med 20.00-21.00 1 1/9 bushel      
cartons wrapped FL med 13.00-15.00 1 1/6 bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s 15.00   
18s 15.00 fr qual 12.00 24s 15.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 24.00-26.00 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 25.00 FL Indian med 15.00 HD Indian med 18.00-20.00  
GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL Italian med 24.00-26.00                   
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 14.00-15.00     
mostly 15.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00           
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 14.00-15.00   
mostly 15.00                                                                   
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 30 lb cartons AG White   
super col 62.00 (one label) col 50.00 #6 38.00 65mm/6.5cm 43.00 CQ White       
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 35.00-45.00 netted 3s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm offerings            
insufficient to quote netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 34.00-35.00 mostly 34.00     
cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 65.00-76.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars 
CQ Peeled 17.00-17.50 per jar CQ Peeled 68.00-70.00                            
---GREENS:  MARKET BROCCOLI RABE (RAPPINI) LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons
bunched CA Swiss Chard 12s 15.00 Red 12s 15.00 FL Collard 16-18s 12.00 Kale    
16-18s 12.00 GA Collard 24s 10.00 Kale 24s 12.00 Mustard 24s 12.00 Turnip Tops 
24s 12.00 SC Collard 24s 10.00-11.00 Kale 24s 11.00 TX Kale 12s 14.00 Lacinato 
(Tuscan) 12s 16.00 fineappear 24.00 Swiss Chard 12s 16.00 Mixed Colors 12s     
16.00 Red 12s 16.00 Dandelion 24s 27.00 12s 16.00 Kohlrabi 24s 26.00-28.00 12s 
16.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00-38.00 1/2     
cartons bunched 10s offerings insufficient to quote 1/2 bushel baskets NJ      
Dandelion lse 20.00                                                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 24s flmwrpd 16.00-20.00 mostly  
16.00-19.00 occas higher                                                       
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN LEAF LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA Boston  
24s offerings insufficient to quote Green Leaf 24s 19.00-20.00 (few sales)     
22.00 occas high as 24.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 one label 22.00 3 lb cartons
CA Mesculin Mix 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec  
Boston 15.00                                                                   
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:    cartons CA 24s 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 (few sales)     
26.00-27.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts 30.00-32.00 (few     
sales) 26.00-28.00                                                             
---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 LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons FL sml-med fr cond 12.00 HD sml-med
16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 Indian Type med-lge 20.00                       
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LEEKS LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 
48s med 11.00-12.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 48s lge 22.00 cartons bunched  
CA Leeks 12s med-lge 28.00-29.00 mostly 29.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge 30.00-32.00 
mostly 30.00 NJ Leeks 12s sml offerings insufficient to quote cartons 2 film   
bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 5 kg containers NL 
Leeks offerings insufficient to quote                                          
---PARSLEY:  MARKET HIGHER.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s offerings insufficient
to quote Plain 60s 20.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 25.00 MX 
Plain 60s 20.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00 fineappear 26.00 Plain 60s 20.00 fineappear 
27.00 Root 12s offerings insufficient to quote                                 
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI 16.00-18.00 25 lb film  
bags AZ 18.00                                                                  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SNOW PEAS HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  10 lb cartons GU English
20.00 Snow Peas Decalyxed 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 Sugar Snap Peas       
Decalyxed 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00                                             
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET RED, ORANGE AND YELLOW HIGHER, OTHER LOWER. WIDE
RANGE IN PRICE AND QUALITY. 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 12.00-14.00 fr   
qual 8.00-10.00 exlge 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 lge 10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00 fr 
qual 9.00-10.00 med 10.00 Mxd Red And Green exlge-lge 8.00-9.00 Mxd Yellow And 
Green jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 lge 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 MX Red exlge 25.00 15
lb cartons MX Red jbo 18.00-20.00 exlge 20.00 lge 14.00 25 lb cartons MX Red   
exlge 22.00 irreg sz fr qual 15.00 Yellow irreg sz fr qual 12.00 Orange irreg  
sz fr qual 10.00-12.00 25 lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 23.00 one label 
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 12.00-16.00 few sales 18.00 Yellow  
exlge 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 lge fr qual 6.00-8.00 Orange jbo fr qual        
6.00-10.00 exlge 18.00-19.00                                                   
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel       
cartons FL Anaheim 11.00-12.00 Finger Hot 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 Hungarian   
Wax med-lge 11.00-12.00 Jalapeno lge 15.00-16.00 Poblano med 14.00-15.00 Yellow
Chile 20.00 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Jalapeno lge 30.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL  
Cubanelles exlge 22.00 mxd yellow and green med 10.00 Jalapeno lge 30.00-32.00 
sml 26.00 Long Hot lge 22.00-26.00 Poblano lge offerings insufficient to quote 
Serrano med-lge offerings insufficient to quote MX Jalapeno lge 28.00 Poblano  
lge 21.00-23.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 18.00-20.00 mixed red and green 
24.00-25.00 orange 26.00-34.00 mostly 26.00-30.00 red 26.00-30.00 mostly       
26.00-28.00 10 lb cartons FL Cherry Hots Red 30.00 (few sales) Fresno Red 24.00
(few sales) 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 70.00-75.00 red offerings   
insufficient to quote 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno med-lge 28.00 Poblano       
med-lge offerings insufficient to quote Serrano 26.00                          
---RADISHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red    
9.00-9.50 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 10.00 (few sales) 11.00 40 lb
film bags topped AZ Red 26.00-28.00 FL Red 22.00-26.00 cartons/crates bunched  
FL Red 24s 13.00-15.00 (few sales) 16.00                                       
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge          
23.00-24.00 25 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 14.00                       
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched MX Flat 24s    
18.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 21.00 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 FLORIDA ZUCCHINI HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel   
cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 14.00-16.00 occas higher med 12.00-14.00 occas     
higher Yellow Straightneck sml-med offerings insufficient to quote med         
offerings insufficient to quote 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 12.00   
(few sales) 15.00 med 11.00 (few sales) 13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00
med 12.00-14.00 Grey sml 14.00 sml-med 14.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn sml fr    
appear 18.00 med 24.00-25.00 Butternut med-lge 28.00 one label 31.00-33.00     
Kabocha lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-25.50 Spaghetti med-lge 20.00-24.00 one   
label 26.50-28.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Acorn lge 24.00-25.00 HD Yellow      
Straightneck lge fr cond 10.00 Spaghetti med-lge 18.00 MX Zucchini lge 18.00 5 
lb cartons GU Zucchini offerings insufficient to quote Yellow Sunburst         
miniature type (few sales) 18.00-20.00                                         
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET CALIFORNIA JAPANESE TYPES LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  40  
lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 38.00-39.00 NC U.S. No. 1      
Orange Types 15.00-16.00 jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 No Grade Marks Orange
Types med fr qual 10.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 Japanese Types jbo 30.00 (few  
sales) 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 light red-red   
jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 5x6 sz 10.00-12.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature  
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 6x6 sz 10.00-11.00    
mostly 10.00 (few sales) 12.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature      
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 10.50-15.00 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 14.00 4x5s 14.00 15 lb flats MX Vine    
Ripes red 25s fr cond 8.00 GREENHOUSE 25 lb cartons loose CD Ontario Canada No.
2 Vine Ripes light red-red xlge 10.00 5 kg/11 lb flats CD Ontario CDOne Vine   
Ripes light red-red sml-med 12.00                                              
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
med 10.00-12.00 Local Repack light red-red med 13.50                           
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids FL light red-red med 7.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 yellow med 12.00 Local Repack  
light red-red med 9.50-13.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with 
lids MX light red-red med 9.00 GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD
Ontario light red-red med 8.00                                                 
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 12.00 lge 13.00 med 12.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge  
13.50-15.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 14.00   
ADAPTED 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) 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 28 lb cartons CA Cardoon 38.00  
(few sales) 15 lb cartons MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 30.00 1 layer         
containers CA Radicchio 9s 13.00 MX 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