Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 2:09PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 06-DEC-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thorned 18s fineappear 28.00
24s fineappear 28.00                                                           
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green lge 26.00-28.00  
std 26.00-28.00 PE Green jbo 24.00 lge 20.00 std 20.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00       
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel crates FL     
Round Green Type Machine Picked 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr 
cond 12.00 Cranberry Type 34.00-35.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French     
Type) 9.00                                                                     
---BEETS:  MARKET BUNCHED 12S LOWER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CD   
Quebec CD One Red Type 12s 18.00 MX Red Type 12s 16.00-21.00 TX Red Type 12s   
18.00-21.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 7.50-10.00 NJ Red  
Type lge 8.00                                                                  
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons AZ bchd 14s 36.00 CA  
bchd 14s 28.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 30.00 VA bchd 14s 24.00 20 lb cartons 
loose AZ Crown Cut 34.00-40.00 CA Crown Cut 34.00 MX Crown Cut 28.00-34.00     
mostly 32.00 NJ Crown Cut 28.00-30.00 VA Crown Cut 30.00                       
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 35.00-38.00 mostly  
35.00-36.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 42.00                                                
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN CARTONS HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN   
PRICE. 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type med 24.00-27.00 mostly  
26.00-27.00 Red Type med 23.00-24.00 FL Round Green Type med 22.00 OCCAS LOWER 
GA Round Green Type med 26.00-28.00 Red Type med 26.00 NC Round Green Type med 
26.00-28.00 NY Round Green Type med-lge 20.00 PA Red Type sml fr qual fr cond  
10.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 15.00-16.00 NY Danish Type  
lge 14.00-16.00 1 3/4 bushel crates and 40 lb cartons GA Savoy Type med 25.00  
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
20.00-23.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 
2-lb film bags CA med-lge OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE CD Ontario CDOne     
med-lge 15.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 sacks 16 3-lb film 
bags CA med-lge OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE CD Ontario CDOne med-lge       
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 15.00-18.00 sacks 10 5-lb  
film bags CA med-lge OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE CD Ontario CDOne med-lge  
17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo OFFERINGS      
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE CD Ontario CDOne jbo 16.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 14.00-16.00  
cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE cartons 20 1-lb 
film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled        
22.50-23.00                                                                    
---CAULIFLOWER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 35.00 12s  
34.00                                                                          
---CELERY:  MARKET 2 1/2 DOZEN LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz          
29.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 2 1/2 dz 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 fineappear    
35.00 filmbags 30s 31.00-36.00 holdovers 29.00 fineappear 38.00 MX 2 dz 30.00  
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET HIGHER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 
(FEW SALES)  19.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 5 lb     
carton miniature type GU 18.00-20.00 fr cond 10.00                             
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons  
FL med 22.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 sml 12.00 MX med 24.00-30.00 mostly 24.00 fr  
qual fr cond 12.00 sml 24.00 lge 22.00 UNWAXED GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped 
CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 15.50 sml 12s 12.00-15.50 MX Long       
Seedless med-lge 26.00 med 12s 12.00 sml 12s 10.00-12.00 20 lb cartons CD      
Ontario CDOne Persian sml 25.00 DR Persian med 28.00                           
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 10.00-14.00   
mostly 12.00 lge 12.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 MX med fr qual 10.00 1 1/9     
bushel cartons wrapped FL med 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 bushel cartons    
wrapped MX 24s 14.00-16.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 44.00 1 1/9 bushel     
cartons FL Sicilian sml 36.00 30 lb cartons HD Thai med OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT 
TO QUOTE FL Indian sml 32.00 HD Indian med 42.00 GREENHOUSE 1/2 bushel cartons 
FL Italian med 14.00 5 kg cartons tray pack SP Italian med 26.00-32.00         
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00
10 lb cartons BL Witloof 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00                        
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 23.00-24.00            
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 68.00 CQ White    
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 39.00 netted 3s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 45.00-46.00 netted 5s      
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 48.00-52.00 mostly 48.00 SP White super col 36.00 cartons 20 
1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 30.00-35.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled  
24.00-28.00 per jar CQ Peeled 6.00-7.00                                        
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Kohlrabi 12s fr cond 12.00 
cartons bunched CA Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 16.00 Swiss Chard green 12s fr   
cond 14.00 red 12s fr cond 14.00 GA Collard 24s 20.00 Kale 24s 26.00 TX Kale   
12s 24.00 red 12s 20.00 Mustard 12s 18.00 Swiss Chard green 12s 16.00-22.00    
Mixed Colors 12s 16.00-22.00 Red 12s 16.00-22.00 Dandelion 12s 14.00-18.00     
Kohlrabi 12s 17.00-22.00 crates loose NJ Kohlrabi fr cond 10.00 20 lb cartons  
bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 39.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 20.00   
fineappear 46.00-48.00                                                         
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 62.00-65.00 mostly 
62.00-63.00 fineappear 68.00                                                   
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ Boston 24s 58.00-60.00 FEW SALES 
LOW AS 48.00 Green Leaf 24s 58.00-60.00 mostly 58.00 Red Leaf 24s 58.00-60.00  
mostly 58.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 12.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz     
containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 24.50                                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HEARTS STEADY, OTHER LOWER.  cartons AZ 24s        
32.00-34.00 fineappear 40.00 FL 24s 25.00-32.00 NJ 24s ord cond 15.00 cartons  
12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 33.00-36.00 fineappear 42.00             
---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 STEADY.  1/2 bushel crates FL med-lge 13.00-15.00 1/2 bushel  
cartons HD med-lge 20.00                                                       
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LEEKS HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s   
med OFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE crates bunched NJ Leeks 12s med-lge 24.00   
cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 25.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 cartons 2 film   
bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 bundles      
bunched CD Quebec Leeks 12s med 15.00-16.00                                    
---PARSLEY:  MARKET CURLY HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Curly 60s  
34.00 Plain 30s 22.00-23.00 TX Curly 60s 30.00 Plain 60s 45.00-50.00           
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec 18.00 MI         
17.00-18.00 25 lb film bags AZ 17.00-18.00                                     
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SUGAR SNAP PEAS HIGHER,  OTHER STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN    
PRICE. 10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 Sugar Snap
Peas Decalyxed 18.00-20.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 30.00                  
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN MEXICO HIGHER AND FLORIDA LOWER, OTHERS   
ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 22.00-26.00 exlge 20.00-24.00 
mostly 22.00-24.00 (FEW SALES) 26.00 lge 20.00-22.00 MX Green jbo 26.00-28.00  
exlge 24.00-26.00 25 lb cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual 37.00-38.00 CD Ontario 
Red lge fr qual fr cond 20.00 med fr qual fr cond 16.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb  
cartons IS Red lge 22.00-24.00 Yellow exlge 24.00 Orange exlge 22.00-24.00 MX  
Red exlge 22.00 Yellow exlge 22.00-24.00 Orange exlge 22.00-24.00              
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Anaheim sml    
20.00 Fresno Red 24.00 Hungarian Wax med 18.00 Jalapeno med 18.00 Poblano lge  
16.00 Serrano lge 24.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 20.00 Long Hot  
lge 18.00-20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL Jalapeno lge 28.00 8 lb cartons 
DR Habanero green 17.00 mixed red and green 26.00 orange 36.00 red 24.00 10 lb 
cartons FL Cherry Hots Red sml 34.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 34.00 30 lb cartons  
DR Thai Chili Hots green 38.00-40.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno exlge        
32.00-36.00 Poblano exlge 25.00-27.00 Serrano exlge 30.00                      
---RADISHES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red 9.00-13.00
cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 11.00-13.50 40 lb film bags topped FL  
Red 28.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 NJ Red 24s 
fr cond 10.00                                                                  
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons bunched TX Savoy 24s   
24.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 34.00-35.00 1 2/5 bushel crates 
bunched CA Flat 24s 38.00-40.00 NJ Savoy 24s 22.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags  
CA Flat 30.00 OCCAS LOWER cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 26.00-28.00 4 lb
cartons CA Flat Baby Type 18.00                                                
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL    
Zucchini sml-med 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 med 6.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 Yellow      
Straightneck sml-med 10.00 med 8.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 MX Zucchini sml-med     
10.00 med 6.00-8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 10.00 med 6.00-8.00 4/7 bushel 
cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 med 10.00 (FEW SALES)     
13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 28.00 (FEW SALES) Grey sml 28.00 sml-med     
28.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med-lge 20.00 Butternut med-lge 18.00-20.00 xlge 
22.00 Kabocha lge 22.00-29.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 xlge 22.00-29.00 Spaghetti lge
22.00-25.00 mostly 25.00 xlge 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini lge 14.00 
NY Butternut sml 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 Kabocha sml 18.00 5 lb cartons GU    
Zucchini 12.00 (miniature type) Scallop Yellow 18.00 (FEW SALES)               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
45.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00 NC U.S. 
No. 1 Orange Types 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 (SOME SALES) 16.00 fr qual fr
cond 10.00-11.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types fr qual 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00  
(FEW SALES) 9.00 jbo 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 NJ U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 
16.00-18.00 Red Types 18.00 White Types 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 No Grade Marks
Orange Types fr qual 12.00 jbo 9.00 Red Types fr qual 12.00 jbo 10.00-12.00    
White Types fr qual 14.00 jbo 10.00                                            
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or     
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 27.00-28.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 6x6 sz 
27.00-28.00 (FEW SALES) 23.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens
light red-red 5x6 sz 28.50-32.50 6x6 sz 28.50-30.25 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats
on the vine CD Vine Ripes red med-lge 8.00                                     
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med 16.00-18.00 Local Repack light red-red med 20.00                           
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER,  OTHER STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt   
containers with lids FL light red-red med 18.00 Local Repack light red-red med 
19.50-20.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light    
red-red med 16.00-18.00                                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma   
light red-red exlge 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red   
exlge 35.00-36.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red
exlge 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00                                                 
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 14.00 NJ Purple 
Top med 15.00                                                                  
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET CACTUS LEAF (NOPALES) HIGHER, OTHERS 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) 22.00-26.00 1 layer         
containers CA Radicchio 9s 13.00-14.00                                         

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles NY 18.00-19.00 (FEW
SALES) 20.00 PA Preserved 19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles NY          
20.00-21.00 PA Preserved 20.00