Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Thu Oct 12, 1:18PM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-OCT-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. Light Rain 59                                             
Yesterday's High 79                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thorned 24s 20.00-22.00       
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched PE Green lge        
20.00-21.00 occasional higher std 20.00-21.00 few high as 26.00 sml 18.00-20.00
(few sales)                                                                    
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel crates DE Round Green Type Machine     
Picked 12.00-14.00 MD Round Green Type Machine Picked 10.00-12.00 NC Round     
Green Type Machine Picked 14.00 NY Round Green Type Machine Picked 14.00-16.00 
5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 11.00-12.00                         
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched OH Red Type 12s 13.00-14.00 mostly  
13.00 25 lb film bags CD Ontario Red Type lge 6.00-7.00 NJ Red Type med 10.00  
OH Red Type lge 6.50                                                           
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s offerings insufficient 
to quote ME bchd 14s 18.00-19.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut offerings    
insufficient to quote CD Ontario Crown Cut 19.00-20.00 Quebec Crown Cut 18.00  
few higher ME Crown Cut 23.00 (few sales) MX Crown Cut 19.00-20.00             
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA med 50.00 (few sales) 
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel crates NJ Red Type med 14.00 1 
3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec Round Green Type med 12.00 (few sales) DE Round   
Green Type med 8.00-10.00 PA Round Green Type med 10.00-11.00 Red Type med     
12.00 50 lb cartons CD Ontario Round Green Type lge fr cond 8.00-10.00 Red Type
med 14.00 NY Round Green Type med 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 Red Type med    
11.00 50 lb sacks NY Round Green Type lge 7.50-8.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons NY    
Savoy Type med 11.00 PA Savoy Type med 12.00 1 3/4 bushel crates NJ Savoy Type 
med-lge 14.00                                                                  
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00 50 
lb sacks loose CA jbo 26.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 10.00-11.00 Quebec jbo        
10.00-12.00 few higher MI jbo 14.00 cartons bunched CA 24s offerings           
insufficient to quote cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 16.00           
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s        
15.00-18.00 ord cond 5.00-6.00 12s 15.00-17.00 ord cond 5.00-6.00 fr appear    
12.00-14.00 cartons jacket pack CD Quebec White 9s 14.00                       
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 14.00-16.00 mostly           
14.00-15.00 2 1/2 dz 16.00 filmbags 30s 16.00-17.00 few 18.00 MI filmbags 30s  
18.00 (few sales) OH 2 dz 11.00 2 1/2 dz 11.00                                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz 12.00-13.00    
White 4 dz 12.00-13.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 12.00-13.00 NJ Yellow 4 dz 12.00 NY White 
4 dz 9.00 Bi-Color 4 dz fr cond 5.00                                           
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET HIGHER.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med fr qual       
8.00-10.00 fr appear 12.00 MX med 20.00 fr qual 17.00 few 18.00 fr appear fr   
qual 13.00-15.00 NC med 16.00 fr qual 8.00 fr cond 4.00 NY med 14.00 fr appear 
fr qual 6.00-7.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ med fr qual 8.00-9.00        
fineappear 20.00 (few sales) 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles med 32.00 bushel   
baskets NJ Pickles med 32.00 GREENHOUSE flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario  
CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 11.00 sml 12s 11.00-12.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario 
Persian med 35.00 (few sales) DR Persian med 33.00                             
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med fr qual 9.00 NC
med fr qual 7.00-8.00 NJ med 11.00-12.00 few 10.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 PA med    
14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped GA med 14.00-16.00 NC med fr cond           
10.00-12.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 26.00-28.00 5/9 bushel cartons NJ     
Italian med 14.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med 40.00 (few sales) GREENHOUSE 5 kg  
cartons tray pack NL Italian 24s 30.00-32.00                                   
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 11.00-12.00 10 lb       
cartons BL Witloof 16.00 few 17.00                                             
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 13.00-14.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White #11 54.00-56.00 CQ White    
netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 50.00-56.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 
58.00 few 59.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 54.00 per jar CQ Peeled  
13.50                                                                          
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Collard 12-16s 9.00 Kale 12-16s 
10.00 Swiss Chard 12s 15.00 red 12s 15.00 Kohlrabi 12s 20.00-22.00 OH Collard  
24s 10.00 Kale 24s 11.00 Mustard 24s 11.00 Turnip Tops 24s 11.00 cartons/crates
bunched NJ Dandelion 12s 15.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini)
20s offerings insufficient to quote 10 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe 10s 
21.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 24s flmwrpd 36.00-42.00 mostly 
40.00 fr appear 34.00 30s flmwrpd 30.00-35.00 fr qual fr cond 8.00-10.00       
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 
Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 CD Quebec Green Leaf 24s 12.50-14.00 Red Leaf 24s     
12.50-14.00 NJ Boston 24s 13.00-14.00 Green Leaf 24s 11.00-12.00 Red Leaf 24s  
11.00-12.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE      
cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 15.00                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 27.00 CD Quebec 24s  
15.00-16.00 few high as 18.00 NJ 24s 13.00-14.00 cartons 12 18-oz (3 count)    
packages CA Hearts 28.00 (few sales) cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA    
Hearts 22.00-24.00 mostly 23.00-24.00                                          
---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 40.00                
---ONIONS GREEN: OFFERINGS LEEKS LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons       
bunched CD Quebec 48s med 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 MX 48s sml 14.00-15.00      
crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s no offerings 42s few 26.00 NJ Leeks 12s med    
19.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med 24.00 (few sales) GU Leeks 12s med 27.00
cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 16.00-17.00                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Root 12s 16.00 OH Curly 60s     
14.00-15.00 Plain 60s 17.00 cartons bunched CD Quebec Plain 60s 24.00          
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 21.00                 
---PEAS GREEN: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red irreg
sz fr qual 17.00-20.00 GA Green jbo 10.00 few 12.00 exlge 9.00-10.00 lge 8.00  
few 10.00 fr qual 7.00-8.00 NJ Green lge fr qual 6.00 few 5.00 Mxd Red And     
Green med-lge 5.00-6.00 few 7.00 NY Green lge fr qual 6.00 OH Green med-lge fr 
qual 6.00 PA Green lge fr qual 7.00-8.00 Mxd Red And Green exlge 8.00 SC Green 
lge 8.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 15.00 lge 14.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb      
cartons CD Ontario Red lge fr cond 5.00 Yellow exlge 10.00-12.00 lge 6.00-7.00 
Orange lge fr cond 5.00 MX Red exlge 10.00-12.00 Yellow exlge 10.00-12.00      
Orange exlge 8.00-11.00                                                        
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons NC Anaheim 17.00-18.00  
Finger Hot 22.00 Hungarian Wax 15.00-16.00 Jalapeno 15.00-16.00 Poblano        
15.00-16.00 Serrano 20.00-22.00 Shishito 26.00 (few sales) Yellow Chile 20.00  
(few sales) PA Jalapeno lge 10.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA Jalapeno med-lge     
22.00 Long Hot med-lge 20.00 Serrano 30.00 NC Long Hot lge 30.00 (few sales) NJ
Cubanelles mixed red and green med-lge 10.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green    
22.00 mixed red and green 20.00-22.00 orange 20.00-22.00 red 22.00-24.00 MX    
Habanero orange 20.00-22.00 10 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots red 25.00 (few    
sales) 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 35.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 50.00 
40 lb containers MX Jalapeno lge offerings insufficient to quote Poblano       
offerings insufficient to quote Serrano offerings insufficient to quote        
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons shellacked OH Miniature 
Flat Type 16.00 36 inch bins PA Howden Type lge 120.00 med 130.00 (few sales)  
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags OH Red 9.00     
cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags OH Red 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 40 lb film bags
topped OH Red 14.00-15.00 cartons bunched OH Red 24s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00  
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                 
---SPINACH: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s        
offerings insufficient to quote 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s        
30.00-34.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat    
Baby Type 11.00 celery crates NJ Savoy lse 15.00                               
---SQUASH: OFFERINGS YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK LIGHT. MARKET ZUCCHINI SLIGHTLY       
HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons GA Zucchini sml-med 13.00 med 
8.00-10.00 NC Zucchini sml-med 10.00-13.00 med 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00 NJ       
Zucchini sml-med fineappear 11.00 (few sales) med fineappear 9.00 (few sales)  
4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 14.00-15.00 some 12.00 few 16.00 med    
12.00-13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 16.00-18.00 med 16.00 bushel cartons MI
Sweet Dumpling med 21.00 OH Acorn med-lge 16.00-20.00 Butternut med 22.00-24.00
Golden Acorn med 21.00 Golden Hubbard med 21.00 Blue Hubbard med-lge 21.00 Red 
Kuri med 21.00 Spaghetti med 22.00-24.00 PA Butternut med 18.00 1 1/9 bushel   
cartons MI Delicata med 24.00 Turban med 21.00 NY Butternut med-lge 16.00 PA   
Kabocha med 18.00 Spaghetti med 18.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini 18.00-20.00     
(Miniature type) (few sales)                                                   
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA Japanese Types jbo 42.00  
NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 16.00-18.00 few 20.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types   
med fr qual 10.00 few 11.00-12.00 jbo 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00                 
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL Unclassed Mature    
Greens red 5x6 sz fr cond 12.00 CA 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light  
red-red xlge 14.00-16.00 fr cond 8.00-10.00 lge 16.00-19.00 VA 85% U.S. One or 
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or   
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 13.50-23.75 6x6 sz 18.50-21.50 10 lb 
cartons NJ Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties red lge 21.00 15 lb flats NJ Vine    
Ripe - Heirloom Varieties red lge fr qual 15.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on 
the vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes light red-red med 7.00-8.00                     
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets Local Repack     
light red-red med 18.50 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light  
red-red med 16.00                                                              
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 10.00 yellow med 18.00 NJ light red-red med 11.00 (few sales)
Local Repack light red-red med 11.50-14.00 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers 
with lids MX light red-red med 9.00-10.00                                      
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose TN Roma light     
red-red exlge 14.00-15.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 17.50-18.25    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 12.00-13.00
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 12.00 OH Purple 
Top med 10.00                                                                  
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons PA Alfalfa Sprouts 8.50-9.00
cartons 12 4-oz packages PA Alfalfa Sprouts 8.50-9.00 40 lb containers MX      
Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 22.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 14.00-15.00 GU  
Radicchio 9s 12.00                                                             

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                                
---CORN STALKS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bundle NJ 2.50                              
---ORNAMENTAL CORN:    cartons/crates OH bchd 16-3s 26.00                      
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS:    1/2 bushel cartons/crates OH Shellacked 16.00         
---STRAW BALES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   per bale NJ standard 5.00