Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Thu Oct 11, 1:15PM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 11-OCT-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. Overcast 74                                               
Yesterday's High 82                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA Globe Thorned 12s 13.00-14.00 18s   
13.00-14.00 Thornless 18s fineappear 24.00 24s 18.00                           
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET PERU LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green
jbo 27.00 lge 24.00 std 24.00 PE Green jbo 26.00 exlge 18.00 lge 20.00-22.00   
std 21.00-22.00 White std 21.00                                                
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates NY Round Green Type Machine Picked    
25.00 VA Round Green Type Machine Picked 26.00-28.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot   
Vert (French Type) 8.00-9.00                                                   
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Red Type 12s 15.00-20.00 25 lb   
sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 7.00-10.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 OH Red   
Type lge 8.00-10.00                                                            
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA bchd 14s 20.00-22.00 Baby Hybrid Type 
bchd 18s 25.00-26.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 20.00-22.00 mostly       
20.00-21.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 24.00 CD Ontario Crown Cut 18.00-19.00               
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA med 25.00-28.00 mostly   
25.00-27.00 OCCAS HIGHER                                                       
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 3/4 bushel crates and 
50 lb cartons NJ Round Green Type med 10.00 NY Round Green Type med 13.00 (FEW 
SALES ) 16.00 Flat type lge 12.00-13.00 PA Round Green Type med 10.00 Flat type
lge 14.00 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CD One Round Green Type med 12.00-14.00     
mostly 12.00-13.00 Red Type med 22.00 Quebec CD One Round Green Type med       
11.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 Flat type  lge 15.00 Red Type med 14.00-18.00 NJ Red  
Type med 15.00 NY Red Type med 18.00 PA Red Type med 15.00 50 lb sacks CD      
Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 10.00-12.00 NY Danish Type lge 10.00-11.00 1 3/4 
bushel crates and 40 lb cartons CD Ontario CD One Savoy Type med 20.00 Quebec  
CD One Savoy Type med 16.00 PA Savoy Type med 15.00                            
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-23.00 CD 
Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge    
18.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00 sacks 10 5-lb film
bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks     
loose CA jbo 20.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 14.00-15.00 Quebec CDOne jbo           
14.00-15.00 (FEW SALES) 16.00 MI jbo 15.00 MX jbo 15.00 cartons bunched CA     
Bunched 24s 22.00 NJ Bunched 12s 12.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled
15.00-16.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 22.00-23.00               
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 15.00 12s    
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00                                                 
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 16.00-18.00 mostly           
16.00-17.00 2 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00 filmbags 30s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 CD
Quebec 2 dz 15.00-16.00 2 1/2 dz 16.00 filmbags 30s 18.00 OH 2 dz 13.00 2 1/2  
dz 13.00                                                                       
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET LOWER.  wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz 24.00-26.00     
White 4 dz OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE Bi-Color 4 dz 24.00 OCCAS HIGHER    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med 22.00 fr
qual 16.00 fr cond 9.00-10.00 MX med 30.00 lge 28.00 NC med fr qual fr cond    
9.00-10.00 NY med fr qual 12.00 OH med 20.00 fr qual 12.00 lge 10.00 UNWAXED 1 
1/9 bushel cartons NJ med fr qual 14.00-16.00 lge 13.00 1 1/9 bushel crates FL 
Pickles med 33.00 TX Pickles med 32.00 lge 28.00 bushel baskets NJ Pickles med 
31.00-32.00 SOME 34.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long   
Seedless med 12s 16.00 sml 12s 15.00-17.00 FL Long Seedless med 12s 16.00 20 lb
cartons CD Ontario CDOne Persian med 42.00-44.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film     
wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian med 23.00-24.00                               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med  
fr qual 13.00 NJ med fr qual 16.00 (FEW SALES) Long Striped 14.00 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons wrapped GA med 14.00-16.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 24s 21.00-22.00   
(SOME) 23.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 28.00 1/2 bushel cartons NJ Italian  
15.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ Sicilian 16.00 30 lb cartons HD Thai med 22.00 1 
1/9 bushel cartons NY White 16.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL Italian 
med 30.00                                                                      
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates NJ 18s 15.00 OH 18s 17.00-18.00
1 1/9 bushel cartons CD Quebec 18s 20.00 ONE LABEL 10 lb cartons BL Witloof    
22.00-24.00                                                                    
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates NJ 18s 15.00 OH 18s 18.00 1  
1/9 bushel cartons CD Quebec 18s 26.00 ONE LABEL 18.00                         
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 70.00 CQ White    
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 30.00 netted 3s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 32.00 netted 5s            
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 OCCAS HIGHER SP White super   
col 40.00-48.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 34.00-40.00 mostly      
34.00-35.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 26.00-28.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00
per jar CQ Peeled 6.50-7.00 (FEW SALES) 6.00                                   
---GREENS:  MARKET BROCCOLI RABE (RAPPINI) LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  crates 
bunched NJ Swiss Chard red 12s 20.00 Dandelion 12-16s 14.00 Kohlrabi 12-16s    
24.00 cartons bunched NJ Collard 12-16s 10.00-12.00 Kale 12s 15.00 Lacinato    
(Tuscan) 12s 13.00 NY Kale 12s 12.00 OH Collard 24s 11.00 Kale 24s 12.00-13.00 
Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 14.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini)   
20s 36.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 21.00 fineappear 48.00 ONE LABEL NJ        
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 31.00-32.00                                        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 18.00-19.00 24s   
flmwrpd 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 (FEW SALES) 21.00 CD Quebec 24s flmwrpd 
17.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN LEAF HIGHER, BOSTON LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.      
cartons CA Boston 24s 16.00 Green Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 OCCAS 22.00 Red Leaf 24s
16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER CD Quebec Boston 24s 20.00 Green Leaf 24s 18.00 Red   
Leaf 24s 18.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 7.00 GREENHOUSE   
cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 15.00                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HEARTS LOWER, OTHER HIGHER.  cartons CA 24s        
20.00-22.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 CD Quebec 24s 16.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count)   
packages CA Hearts 21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 26.00                
---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 crates FL med-lge 13.00-14.00 OCCAS HIGHER 
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons bunched CD Quebec 
48s med 22.00-26.00 (FEW SALES) 28.00 MX 48s med 26.00 crates bunched NY 12s   
lge 10.00 (FEW SALES) NJ Leeks 12s sml 15.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s      
med-lge 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER cartons 2 film bags iceless CD Quebec 24      
bunches per bag 32.00 MX 24 bunches per bag 30.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec    
Leeks 12s med 12.00-15.00                                                      
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Curly 60s 21.00-22.00 Plain 60s 
21.00-22.00 OH Curly 60s 17.00-18.00 Plain 60s 20.00 cartons bunched CA Curly  
60s 16.00-22.00 mostly 16.00-20.00 Plain 60s 20.00-22.00 NJ Curly 30s 9.00     
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI 17.00-18.00             
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 15.00 Snow Peas       
Decalyxed 20.00-22.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 22.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed
22.00-24.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 22.00-26.00                           
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET RED HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN  
PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons CD Ontario Red exlge fr qual 14.00-15.00 Yellow    
exlge fr qual 17.00 Quebec Green exlge fr qual 13.00 lge fr qual 12.00-13.00   
CdOne Green exlge 16.00 GA Green exlge 16.00 lge 14.00 med-lge fr qual         
10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 Mxd Red And Green lge 10.00 MI Mxd Yellow And Green   
lge 6.00-7.00 NJ Green jbo 15.00 exlge 14.00-15.00 lge 12.00 med-lge fr qual   
8.00 med 10.00 Mxd Yellow And Green med-lge fr qual 8.00 SC Green lge 13.00 15 
lb cartons CA Red exlge-lge 18.00 25 lb cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual        
22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 HD Red irreg sz fr qual 22.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11
lb cartons CD Ontario Yellow exlge fr qual fr cond 8.00-10.00 Orange exlge fr  
qual 7.00-8.00 CdOne Red exlge 9.00 fr cond 6.00 MX Red exlge 12.00 Yellow     
exlge 17.00 Orange exlge 16.50                                                 
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN  PRICE. 1/2 bushel      
cartons FL Anaheim 22.00 Fresno Red 25.00-26.00 Hungarian Wax med 17.00-18.00  
Jalapeno med-lge 15.00-16.00 Poblano med-lge 15.00-16.00 Serrano 20.00-22.00   
Yellow Chile 20.00 NJ Anaheim 12.00 Cherry Hots Red 15.00 Habanero orange 16.00
red 16.00 Hungarian Wax med 14.00 Jalapeno med-lge 10.00 Poblano red lge 10.00 
OH Finger Hot 16.00-18.00 Hungarian Wax med 12.00 Yellow Chile med 12.00 1 1/9 
bushel cartons DR Cubanelles lge 12.00-14.00 GA Cubanelles lge 25.00 Long Hot  
lge 18.00 MX Poblano exlge 24.00 NJ Cubanelles lge 14.00 mxd yellow and green  
lge 10.00-12.00 Red lge 9.00 Jalapeno lge 27.00-30.00 Long Hot lge 10.00-16.00 
mostly 12.00-14.00 Poblano lge 12.00 NY Long Hot lge 14.00 Poblano exlge 16.00 
8 lb cartons DR Habanero 17.00-18.00 mxd orange and green 17.00-18.00 orange   
28.00 red 24.00 10 lb cartons MX Manzano orange 27.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies     
34.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 48.00 red 40.00 40 lb containers  
MX Jalapeno exlge 28.00 Serrano 24.00-28.00                                    
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons shellacked NJ Miniature Flat   
Type 14.00 OH Miniature Flat Type 17.00-20.00 bushel cartons OH Pie Type 20.00 
36 inch bins DE Howden Type xlge 175.00 MI Howden Type lge 150.00 NJ Howden    
Type xlge 150.00 lge 150.00 OH Howden Type xlge 150.00-160.00 PA Howden Type   
lge 160.00                                                                     
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CD Quebec Red   
10.00 OH Red 9.00-10.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD Quebec Red 10.00 OH
Red 10.00-10.50 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 16.00-18.00 MI Red 25.00  
one label OH Red 15.00-16.00 cartons bunched CD Quebec Red 24s 15.00 NJ Red 24s
10.00 OH Red 24s 14.00-15.00                                                   
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
23.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET LOWER.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s           
16.00-18.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 20.00-23.00 OCCAS HIGHER   
cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 cartons 4    
2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-11.00    
---SQUASH:  MARKET ZUCCHINI LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2     
bushel cartons GA Zucchini sml-med 16.00-20.00 med 12.00-18.00 Yellow          
Straightneck sml-med 16.00-18.00 NJ Zucchini sml-med 16.00-20.00 med 14.00     
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00 med 10.00 NY Zucchini sml-med 16.00-18.00 med
12.00-14.00 OH Yellow Straightneck med 10.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini    
sml-med 20.00-21.00 OCCAS HIGHER AND LOWER med 16.00-18.00 OCCAS LOWER Yellow  
Straightneck sml-med 14.00 med 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 Grey sml-med     
16.00-21.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 bushel cartons MI Kabocha lge 22.00 NJ Acorn med
13.00-14.00 Butternut med-lge 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 Spaghetti lge 14.00 NY  
Acorn med 13.00-14.00 OH Acorn med 13.00 White med 20.00-21.00 Butternut       
med-lge 14.00-15.00 Carnival med 20.00-26.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 Delicata med   
22.00-24.00 Golden Acorn med 20.00-21.00 Golden Hubbard med 22.00 Golden Nugget
med 20.00-21.00 Blue Hubbard sml 22.00 med 20.00-21.00 Kabocha lge 22.00-24.00 
Spaghetti med 18.00 Sweet Dumpling med 20.00-21.00 Turban med 20.00-22.00 1 1/9
bushel cartons MX Grey lge 26.00 NJ Zucchini lge 22.00 PA Acorn med 13.00      
Butternut med 13.00 Spaghetti med 13.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini 12.00-14.00   
(Miniature type)                                                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types med fr qual 39.00 jbo 42.00-50.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 18.00-22.00 
mostly 18.00-20.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med fr qual 12.00-13.00 mostly  
12.00 jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 NJ U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 16.00-17.00 White
Types 15.00-16.00 Red Jersey 20.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types 12.00 Red Jersey
fr qual 16.00 jbo 14.00                                                        
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL Vine Ripes light red-red  
jbo 16.00-18.00 5x6 sz 16.00 CA Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00 
6x6 sz 16.00-17.00 TN 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz
17.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz   
19.25-19.50 6x6 sz 18.50-19.25 GREENHOUSE 11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario   
CDOne Vine Ripes red 35s 7.00 15 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine    
Ripes red 20s 8.00 25s 8.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes red     
med-lge 7.00-9.00 CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes red med-lge 7.00-10.00 NY Vine   
Ripes red med-lge 7.50-8.00                                                    
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets Local Repack     
light red-red med 16.50 GREENHOUSE flats 15 1-pt containers with lids CD       
Ontario red med 12.00                                                          
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 12.00 TN light red-red med 14.00 Local Repack light red-red  
med 13.50-17.00 GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD Ontario light 
red-red med 15.00 flats 15 1-pt containers with lids CD Ontario red med 15.00  
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 25 lb cartons     
loose AL Roma light red-red lge 26.00 red exlge 19.00 TN Roma light red-red    
exlge 20.00-22.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 23.50-27.50 ADAPTED    
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 22.00-24.00        
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 12.00 OH Purple 
Top med 12.00                                                                  
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  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) 25.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00                 

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles NY 18.00-19.00 PA  
Preserved 19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles NY 20.00-21.00 PA Preserved 
20.00                                                                          
---ORNAMENTAL CORN: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   bushel cartons/crates NJ Indian bchd    
16-3s 16.00 (LARGE SIZE)                                                       
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons/crates OH          
Shellacked 17.00-18.00                                                         
---STRAW BALES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   per bale PA standard 6.00