Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Wed Dec 06, 1:59PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 06-DEC-2017                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 43                                               
Yesterday's High 63                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s 22.00 24s     
22.00 30s 16.00                                                                
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET HIGHER.  11 lb cartons bunched PE Green jbo 16.00 lge    
18.00-19.00 few sales lower std 18.00-19.00 mostly 19.00 (few sales) 19.00 15  
lb cartons loose MX Green Tips 22.00                                           
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
12.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 fr cond 8.00-9.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert  
(French Type) 8.00-9.00                                                        
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 15.00 TX Red Type   
12s 14.00 24s 24.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec Red Type med-lge 7.00            
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 10.00-12.00 (few    
sales) high as 16.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 10.00-13.00 mostly       
11.00-13.00 (few sales) 14.00 occas higher CA Crown Cut 11.00-13.00 mostly     
12.00 occas higher                                                             
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA med 34.00-38.00 mostly   
34.00-36.00                                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 3/4 bushel crates NJ Round Green Type med        
10.00-12.00 Red Type med 14.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Round     
Green Type med-lge 11.00 Red Type med 12.50-14.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons GA Round
Green Type med offerings insufficient to quote Flat type 12.00-13.00 50 lb     
cartons NJ Round Green Type med-lge 10.00-11.00 NY Red Type med 12.00-14.00 50 
lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type lge 8.00 NY Round Green Type lge    
7.00-7.50 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 14.00 1 3/4     
bushel crates NJ Savoy Type med 14.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Savoy Type med   
12.00                                                                          
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge offerings      
insufficient to quote. 50 lb sacks loose CD Ontario CDOne jbo 14.00 Quebec     
CDOne jbo 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 cartons bunched CA 24s offerings      
insufficient to quote. cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled offerings      
insufficient to quote.                                                         
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET 9S LOWER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ 
White 9s 9.00-10.00 (few sales) 13.00 12s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 (few  
sales 13.00) occas higher CA White 9s 9.00-10.00 12s 10.00-11.00               
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 17.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00
2 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00 filmbags 30s 19.00-21.00 mostly         
19.00-20.00                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. wirebound crates FL Yellow  
4-4 1/2 dz 24.00-32.00 mostly 24.00-30.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 24.00-32.00 mostly  
24.00-30.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 24.00-32.00 mostly 24.00-30.00 few sales higher
5 lb cartons GU miniature type few 18.00                                       
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LOWER.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 12.00  
MX med 14.00-16.00 few sales low as 12.00 occas higher fr qual 12.00-15.00     
mostly 12.00-14.00 occas higher sml 12.00 occas higher lge 12.00-14.00 occas   
higher UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles med 30.00 bushel baskets MX      
Pickles med 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 GREENHOUSE flats/cartons film wrapped CD  
Ontario CDOne Long Seedless sml 12s 7.00-9.00 Canada No. 2 Long Seedless med   
12s 5.00 MX Long Seedless med 12s 10.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian med           
26.00-28.00 (few sales) 34.00 MX Persian med 24.00-26.00                       
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual     
12.00-14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 bushel
cartons wrapped MX 18s 17.00-18.00 fr qual 14.00 24s 12.00-14.00 30 lb cartons 
HD Chinese med 20.00-24.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 20.00 1 1/9 bushel
cartons FL Sicilian med-lge 22.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med 35.00 (few sales) 1
1/9 bushel cartons FL Indian med 30.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL    
Italian med 24.00-26.00                                                        
---ENDIVE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 28.00 10 lb cartons BL   
Witloof 15.00-16.00                                                            
---ESCAROLE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 30.00               
---GARLIC:  MARKET LOWER.  30 lb cartons CA White col 80.00 CQ White netted 5s 
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 41.00-48.00 SP White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 42.00-45.00 Purple    
super col 75.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 45.00-46.00 cartons 4   
5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 40.00-48.00 mostly 41.00-44.00 per jar CQ Peeled   
10.00-12.00                                                                    
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Swiss Chard 12s 14.00 red 
12s 14.00 NC Collard 12-16s 9.00 TX Kale 12s 12.00 Swiss Chard 12s 14.00-15.00 
red 12s 14.00-15.00 Mixed Colors 12s 14.00 Dandelion 24s 22.00-24.00 mostly    
22.00 12s 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 Kohlrabi 24s 26.00 12s 15.00 20 lb    
cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 46.00 CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini)
20s 34.00 10 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe 10s 17.00                     
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 14.00-16.00  
mostly 15.00-16.00 occas higher                                                
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s 14.00-16.00 
Red Leaf 24s 14.00-16.00 FL Green Leaf 24s 12.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix  
7.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 16.00     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s 14.00-16.50 mostly         
15.00-16.00 (few sales) high as 18.00 FL 24s 10.00-12.00 cartons 12 18-oz (3   
count) packages AZ Hearts 14.00-16.00 (few sales) 17.00 ord cond 5.00 some     
unsaleable cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 14.00                 
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White exlge 14.50-15.00 lge    
14.50-15.00 med 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 Sliced med 13.00-13.50 5 lb cartons PA
Oyster 17.00 Cremini 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 11.00        
Portobella sml 12.50 cartons 12 3.5-oz trays film wrapped PA Enoki 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: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 25.00-26.00 mostly   
26.00                                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 10.00-11.00 crates 
bunched NJ Leeks 12s med 19.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med 22.00-24.00    
cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 8.00-12.00 mostly 8.00-11.00 
(few sales) 13.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 14.00-15.00                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons bunched CA Curly 60s   
18.00 MX Plain 60s 20.00 TX Curly 60s 30.00 Plain 60s 35.00                    
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 18.00                 
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 12.00   
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 13.00                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red irreg
sz fr qual 30.00-32.00 FL Green jbo 26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 exlge       
25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 lge 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 fr qual 24.00 GA   
Green exlge 24.00 med ord cond 10.00 Mxd Red And Green lge 18.00 MX Red irreg  
sz fr qual 26.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge           
22.00-24.00 MX Red exlge 22.00-24.00 25 lb cartons place pack FL Green jbo     
34.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario CdOne Red exlge 14.00-16.00     
Yellow exlge 12.00-14.00 Orange exlge 14.00 DR Yellow exlge 14.00-15.00 MX Red 
lge 18.00-19.00 Yellow exlge 14.00-15.00 (few sales) 18.00 Orange exlge        
13.00-15.00 NL Red exlge 18.00-19.00                                           
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Anaheim        
20.00-22.00 Hungarian Wax 20.00 Jalapeno lge 20.00 Poblano 16.00 Serrano 26.00 
1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 34.00 fr qual 28.00 med 22.00-28.00 mxd 
yellow and green lge 24.00-26.00 fr qual fr cond 12.00 Jalapeno lge 32.00 Long 
Hot lge 26.00 med-lge 27.00-29.00 Poblano lge 24.00 MX Poblano 28.00-30.00 8 lb
cartons DR Habanero green 18.00 mixed red and green 24.00-26.00 orange 30.00   
red 30.00 10 lb cartons FL Fresno 45.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 52.00 30 lb       
cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 34.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno 25.00      
Poblano 25.00 Serrano 32.00-44.00                                              
---RADISHES:  MARKET BUNCHED LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film
bags FL Red 10.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 10.50 40 lb film bags
topped FL Red 20.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 14.00-16.00 MX Red 48s ord cond 
3.00-4.00                                                                      
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
23.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s offerings
insufficient to quote 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 22.00-26.00      
cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 14.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00
celery crates NJ Savoy lse 10.00                                               
---SQUASH:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 7.00-10.00   
mostly 8.00 few sales lower med 5.00-8.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 Yellow Straightneck 
sml-med 7.00-10.00 med 5.00-8.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med        
9.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas lower med 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00 occas lower
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 10.00 occas higher bushel cartons NY Butternut     
med-lge 16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Acorn lge 22.00 Butternut lge 22.00 NY   
Acorn med-lge 16.00 Butternut med 16.00 Spaghetti med 16.00 5 lb cartons GU    
Zucchini 15.00 (Miniature type) Summer Yellow miniature type 15.00 Green Summer
miniature type 15.00                                                           
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 40.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 16.00-18.00 No Grade Marks Orange   
Types med fr qual 10.00 few 11.00 jbo 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 NJ U.S. No. 1   
Orange Types 14.00-15.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med fr qual 10.00 jbo     
10.00                                                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 48.00-50.00 6x6 sz 48.00-50.00 GA 85% U.S.  
One or Better Mature Greens red 5x6 sz fr cond 34.00 6x6 sz fr cond 34.00 Local
Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 39.00-46.50   
6x6 sz 39.00-46.50                                                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med 28.00 Local Repack light red-red med 29.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12    
1-pt baskets MX light red-red med 30.00                                        
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET FLORIDA HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt 
containers with lids DR light red-red lge 9.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 FL light
red-red med 14.00 Local Repack light red-red med 21.00 flats 12 10-oz          
containers with lids FL light red-red med 15.00 few sales higher ADAPTED       
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red med 10.00-12.00
mostly 10.00                                                                   
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose Local Repack Roma 
light red-red exlge 21.50 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red 
exlge 30.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge
30.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-36.00 occas higher CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb       
cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 38.00                                
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec Purple Top lge 8.00 MI  
Purple Top med 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00                                        
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET RADICCHIO HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  5 lb cartons PA 
Alfalfa Sprouts 8.50-9.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages PA Alfalfa Sprouts 8.50-9.00
1 layer containers EC Radicchio 9s 16.00 GU Radicchio 9s 14.00-15.00           

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA Preserved 19.00 
cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA Preserved 20.00