Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Mon Apr 15, 2:06PM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 15-APR-2019                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Mostly Cloudy 60                                          
Yesterday's High 73                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 12s 18.00 18s 18.00 
24s 16.00-18.00 30s 18.00                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET MEXICO HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  pyramid cartons 28 lb       
bunched MX Green lge 30.00-31.00 std 28.00-31.00 mostly 28.00-30.00 11 lb      
cartons bunched PE Green lge 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 std 10.00-12.00 (FEW     
SALES)  9.00                                                                   
---BEANS:  MARKET LOWER.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked     
12.00-14.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr cond 10.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French    
Type) 9.00 (FEW SALES) 11.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava   
35.00                                                                          
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 15.00-16.00 SC Red  
Type 12s 15.00-16.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00 24s 27.00 25 lb sacks loose CD      
Quebec CD One Red Type lge 10.00-11.00 TX Red Type lge 13.00 Repacked Enroute  
Red Type lge 14.00                                                             
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CROWN CUT LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s
16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 OCCAS HIGHER fineappear 20.00 bchd 18s fineappear     
18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 26.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut         
14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 MX Crown Cut 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00     
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons CA med 38.00-44.00 mostly  
40.00-42.00                                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN HIGHER, RED LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel       
cartons FL Round Green Type med 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 Flat type 17.00 
50 lb cartons FL Red Type med 20.00-26.00 TX Round Green Type med 17.00 50 lb  
sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 18.50-19.00 mostly 19.00 OCCAS HIGHER   
---CARROTS:  MARKET FILM BAGS HIGHER, JUMBO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  sacks 48    
1-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 CD Ontario CDOne      
med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 GA med-lge 20.00 (FEW     
SALES) IS med-lge 20.00 MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge    
22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 GA 
med-lge 20.00 (FEW SALES) IS med-lge 20.00 MX med-lge 14.00-18.00 sacks 16 3-lb
film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne   
med-lge 17.00-18.00 MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00  
CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 GA       
med-lge 20.00 (FEW SALES) IS med-lge 20.00 MX med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks loose  
CA jbo 20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 IS jbo 16.00-18.00 MX jbo 14.00-15.00 mostly   
14.00 ONE LABEL HIGH AS 18.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00 cartons 20  
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00                                            
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET 12S HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  cartons film wrapped CA White
9s 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 12s 15.00-18.00                              
---CELERY:    cartons CA 2 dz 76.00-78.00 fineappear 84.00-85.00 2 1/2 dz 75.00
fineappear 84.00                                                               
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET LOWER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz           
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 20.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz      
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 5 lb carton miniature type GU 20.00             
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LOWER.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 14.00-16.00    
mostly 15.00-16.00 fr qual 10.00-12.00 MX med 18.00-20.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00 fr 
qual 14.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 ord qual 14.00-15.00 sml 13.00-16.00 lge    
14.00-16.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets MX Pickles med 38.00 bushel plastic         
containers MX Pickles med 30.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario     
CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 3.00-5.00 (SOME) 2.00 sml 12s 5.00 lge 12s 6.00 MX 
Long Seedless med 12s 6.00 sml 12s 6.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml           
28.00-35.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian sml 13.00             
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 10.00 Long    
Striped med 19.00-20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 10.00-14.00 lge    
7.00-12.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 26.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med
13.00-14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 18.00-20.00 40 lb cartons HD  
Thai med 55.00 30 lb cartons FL Indian sml 22.00-24.00 OCCAS LOWER GREENHOUSE 5
kg cartons NL Italian med 26.00                                                
---ENDIVE:  MARKET FLORIDA HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s   
17.00-18.00 FEW HIGHER 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER             
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 17.00-18.00 FEW HIGHER
---GARLIC:  MARKET LOWER.  30 lb cartons AG White super col 60.00 CQ White     
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 27.00-30.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 22.00-28.00 MX Purple
col 65.00 SP White super col 40.00-42.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled
34.00-35.00 OCCAS HIGHER cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 28.00-31.00 per 
jar CQ Peeled 7.00-7.75 mostly 7.00-7.50                                       
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched GA Collard 24s 11.00-12.00   
FEW SALES LOW AS 8.00 Kale green 24s 12.00-14.00 TX Collard 12s 11.00 Kale     
green 24s fineappear 27.00-32.00 12s 14.00 red 24s fineappear 28.00 Swiss Chard
green 12s 15.00 red 24s fineappear 32.00 12s 15.00 Mixed Colors 12s 15.00      
Dandelion 24s 27.00 12s 16.00 Kohlrabi 24s 14.00 fineappear 27.00-32.00 bushel 
baskets loose NJ Dandelion 20.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe        
(Rappini) 20s fineappear 52.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT
TO QUOTE CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 38.00                                  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd
19.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 fr cond 14.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 15.00-20.00 mostly       
16.00-20.00 MX 24s flmwrpd 12.00 (FEW SALES)                                   
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 14.00-17.00 mostly 
16.00-17.00 ord cond 8.00-10.00 Red Leaf 24s 14.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 3  
lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz    
containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 17.00-18.00                               
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s 22.00 holdovers 15.00 CA   
24s 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts     
20.00-22.00 CA Hearts 16.00-17.00                                              
---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 HONDURAS HIGHER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel crates FL    
med-lge 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 23.00-26.00     
Indian 23.00                                                                   
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched MX 48s 11.50 crates bunched   
bulb type MX 48s 21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 cartons bunched CA 
Leeks 12s med-lge 14.00-15.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge 15.00 OCCAS HIGHER TX Leeks 
12s med-lge 20.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 10.00-12.50
mostly 11.00-12.00                                                             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET CURLY HIGHER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE.     
crates bunched FL Curly 60s 17.00 Plain 60s 16.00-20.00 cartons bunched SC     
Curly 60s 17.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s 19.00 fineappear 36.00 Root 30s   
30.00                                                                          
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 28.00-30.00 OR 30.00  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bu reusable plastic cntrs (RPC) MX 
English 49.00 10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00    
(FEW SALES) 24.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 32.00 (FEW SALES)                  
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo       
20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 FEW SALES HIGH AS 28.00 exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly
20.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 lge 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 med-lge 
fr qual 16.00 (FEW SALES HIGH AS 20.00 MX Green exlge 22.00 lge fr qual        
15.00-16.00 med 16.00-18.00 25 lb cartons MX Red exlge fr qual 26.00-32.00     
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario CdOne Yellow exlge 12.00 Orange exlge 
10.00 MX Red exlge 18.00 Yellow exlge 16.00 Orange exlge 16.00-21.00 NL Yellow 
exlge 21.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET JALAPENO HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN 
PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Anaheim med 16.00-18.00 Hungarian Wax med         
12.00-14.50 Jalapeno med 16.00 Poblano med-lge 14.00 1 1/9 bushel crates FL    
Jalapeno lge 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles exlge 24.00-25.00 lge    
18.00 mxd yellow and green lge 14.00-20.00 Jalapeno lge 24.00 fr qual          
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-18.50 Long Hot exlge 20.00 Poblano exlge 16.00-22.00  
MX Jalapeno exlge 28.00-33.00 Poblano exlge 22.00-24.00 8 lb cartons DR        
Habanero green 17.00-18.00 mxd orange and green 15.00-18.00 orange 28.00 red   
26.00 10 lb cartons DR Shishito sml 32.00 FL Fresno Red sml 40.00 MX Manzano   
orange sml 32.00-34.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 40.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili  
Hots green 47.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno exlge 24.00-26.00 OCCAS HIGHER   
red exlge 52.00 OCCAS HIGHER Poblano lge 22.00-26.00 Serrano sml 24.00-27.00   
---RADISHES:  MARKET FILM BAGS STEADY, OTHERS LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz   
film bags FL Red 12.00 OCCAS HIGHER cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red    
12.50 OCCAS HIGHER 40 lb film bags topped FL Red 25.00 crates bunched FL Red   
24s 15.00                                                                      
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 26.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s          
16.00-18.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 22.00 cartons 12 10-oz film
bags Repacked Enroute Flat 16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ Flat 14.00 4  
lb cartons AZ Flat Baby Type 10.00                                             
---SQUASH:  MARKET ZUCCHINI AND YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER. WIDE 
RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00 med         
6.00-9.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00-12.50 4/7 bushel cartons MX        
Zucchini sml-med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-12.50 med 10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00   
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 med 10.00-14.00 mostly    
12.50-14.00 Grey sml 12.00 sml-med 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 med 10.00    
bushel cartons MX Acorn sml 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 med-lge 24.00-26.00       
Butternut sml 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-16.50 med-lge 18.50-22.00 Kabocha lge   
26.00-30.00 Spaghetti lge 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX     
Zucchini lge 15.00                                                             
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
45.00-45.50 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-36.00 OCCAS HIGHER NC U.S. 
No. 1 Orange Types 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types  
fr qual 12.00-14.00 jbo 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00                         
---TOMATOES:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better     
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 14.00 OCCAS HIGHER 6x6 sz 16.00 red 5x6 sz  
fr cond 12.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red  
5x6 sz 15.50-21.50 6x6 sz 17.50-21.50 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats  
on the vine MX Vine Ripes pink-light red med-lge 12.50-13.00 sml-med 10.00     
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes pink-light 
red med-lge 12.50-13.00 OH Vine Ripes pink-light red lge 12.00                 
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL  
light red-red med-lge 14.00 Local Repack light red-red med 15.50-16.75         
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL 
light red-red med 7.00-8.00 Local Repack light red-red med 9.50-13.50          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light      
red-red exlge 13.00-16.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 14.50-22.00    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 13.00-15.00
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags MI Purple Top lge 20.00    
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT 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) 18.00-21.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX   
Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 30.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s           
12.00-13.00 GU Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00 IT Radicchio 9s 12.00                  

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