Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Wed May 16, 2:10PM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 16-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. Light Rain 63                                             
Yesterday's High 88                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET 24S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thornless   
12s 15.00 18s 18.00 24s 24.00-26.00 MX Globe Thornless 18s 18.00               
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET NEW JERSEY LOWER,  OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  pyramid crates  
28 lb bunched NJ Green std 50.00-60.00 mostly 55.00 fldrun 62.00 pyramid       
cartons/crates 28 lb bunched NJ Green lge 50.00-60.00 mostly 55.00 11 lb       
cartons bunched CA Green std 30.00 PE Green exlge 25.00 WA WAExFcy Green jbo   
29.00-31.00 lge 29.00-31.00 std 29.00                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel crates FL    
Round Green Type Machine Picked fr cond 16.00-18.00 bushel cartons/crates GA   
Round Green Type Machine Picked 22.00-25.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert       
(French Type) 10.00 30 lb cartons CA Fava 32.00 30 lb reusable plastic         
containers (RPC) MX Fava 28.00                                                 
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 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 CALIFORNIA CROWN CUT HIGHER,  OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA  
bchd 14s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 26.00 20 lb  
cartons loose CA Crown Cut 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00 (few sales) 18.00 MX Crown 
Cut 20.00 holdovers 16.00                                                      
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons MX jbo 22.00 occas lower   
med 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 (few sales) 20.00 occas lower               
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Round Green
Type med 11.00-14.00 (few sales) 15.00 med-lge fr cond 8.00 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     
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 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 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 8.00 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 22.50                                            
---CAULIFLOWER:    cartons film wrapped CA White 9s offerings insufficient to  
quote 12s offerings insufficient to quote 16s offerings insufficient to quote  
flat cartons jacket pack FL White 9s offerings insufficient to quote 12s       
offerings insufficient to quote                                                
---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 STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
15.00-16.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-16.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-16.00 mostly
15.00-16.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature type few 18.00 fr cond 10.00             
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET MEXICO MEDIUM LOWER, OTHERS 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 6.00-7.00 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 MEXICO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 
fr qual 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Long Striped med 21.00 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 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 CQ White              
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 30.00 netted 3s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm offerings insufficient to  
quote netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 23.00-25.00 (few sales) 30.00 SP White       
65mm/6.5cm 43.00-48.00 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 16.00 GA Collard 12s 11.00-12.00 (few sales) Kale 12s   
11.00-12.00 (few sales) NC Collard 24s 12.00 Kale 24s 12.00 Mustard 24s 12.00  
Turnip Tops 24s 12.00 NJ Collard 12-16s 10.00-12.00 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 15.00 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 STEADY.  cartons CA 24s flmwrpd 22.00-24.00 mostly 
22.00-23.00 (few sales) 26.00 occas low as 20.00 NM 24s flmwrpd 22.00-24.00    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Boston 24s offerings insufficient 
to quote Green Leaf 24s 20.00 few sales high as 28.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00-19.00 
few sales high as 28.00 NJ Boston 24s 12.00-15.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 
6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 15.00     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 14.00-16.00 mostly         
15.00-16.00 (few sales) 17.00 NJ 24s 12.00 NM 24s 16.00 (few sales) 17.00      
cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts 14.00-16.00 (few sales) 12.00    
---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 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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 14.00 (few  
sales) 48s sml 11.50 CA Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00-18.00 one label high as 24.00  
MX Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas higher NJ Leeks 12s sml    
18.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 10.00-12.00 (few sales)
9.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag 11.00-12.00             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. crates bunched FL Curly 60s   
20.00 Plain 60s 25.00 NJ Curly 60s 24.00 one label cartons bunched CA Curly 60s
15.00-18.00 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 LOWER.  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 occas higher    
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 21.00 occas higher                                   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE AND QUALITY. 1
1/9 bushel cartons CA Green jbo 36.00 exlge 36.00 lge 35.00 fr qual 32.50 med  
33.00 FL Green jbo 35.00-36.00 (some sales) 30.00-32.00 exlge 34.00-36.00      
mostly 35.00-36.00 lge 35.00 fr qual 32.50 holdovers 22.00-24.00 med 33.00 Red 
exlge 22.00 occas higher Mxd Red And Green exlge-lge 18.00-22.00 mostly        
18.00-20.00 occas lower ord cond 10.00 Mxd Yellow And Green exlge-lge          
20.00-26.00 ord cond 12.00 HD Green med 21.00 Red med 25.00 15 lb cartons CA   
Red exlge fr qual 15.00 MX Red exlge 20.00-24.00 25 lb cartons MX Red exlge    
34.00 irreg sz fr qual 26.00-32.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 fr cond 20.00 Yellow     
irreg sz fr qual 32.00 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 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 ABOUT 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 STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ Red 13.00    
occas higher cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 12.00-14.00 FL Red 15.00  
40 lb film bags topped AZ Red 32.00-34.00 FL Red 32.00 crates bunched NJ Red   
24s 12.00 occas higher 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 ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med       
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 (few sales) 20.00 med 14.00-16.00 Yellow Straightneck 
sml-med 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 med 14.00 GA Zucchini sml-med 16.00-18.00 (few
sales) 20.00 med 14.00-16.00 (few sales) 18.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med     
16.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00 med 14.00-16.00 (few sales) 18.00 4/7 bushel     
cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 24.00-27.00 occas higher med 22.00-23.00 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 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 STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 (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 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                    

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