Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Wed May 15, 8:35AM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 15-MAY-2019                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
WEATHER AS OF 7:00 A.M.  PARTLY CLOUDY 47   YESTERDAY'S HIGH  58               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thorned 12s 28.00 18s   
28.00 24s 28.00 36s 25.00                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched PE Green lge 28.00-32.00  
mostly 28.00-30.00 std 28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00-30.00                          
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  bushel crates  
FL Round Green Type Machine Picked 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 Flat Green Type    
33.00-34.00 Cranberry Type 33.00 GA Round Green Type Machine Picked 20.00      
18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 FEW 22.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type)  
8.00-12.00                                                                     
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Red Type 12s 16.00-18.00   
mostly 17.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 11.00-13.00 mostly
11.00-12.00 MX Red Type lge 13.00                                              
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 26.00-28.00 mostly 27.00 GA  
bchd 14s 24.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 21.00-22.00 fineappear         
28.00-32.00 MX Crown Cut 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 SOME 17.00 FEW HIGHER        
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons MX med 70.00-78.00   
mostly 70.00-75.00 holdovers 68.00                                             
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GA HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  50 lb cartons FL Round    
Green Type med 16.00 Red Type med 23.00-25.00 GA Round Green Type med          
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 fr qual 13.00 Red Type med 25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 50
lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 20.00 40 lb cartons FL Savoy Type med
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-22.00    
mostly 21.00-22.00 FEW HIGHER IS med-lge 20.00-21.00 MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 
2-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA    
med-lge 22.00 MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 GA     
med-lge 20.00 (FEW SALES) MX med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 20.00-22.00
GA jbo 15.50-16.00 IS jbo 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched  
24s 22.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00                       
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 45.00  
12s 44.00-48.00 16s 42.00                                                      
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 65.00-70.00 SOME 64.00 2 1/2 dz    
70.00 filmbags 24s 66.00-67.00 filmbags 30s 66.00-67.00 filmbags 36s           
66.00-67.00                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz    
15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-13.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00 ord cond 5.00-6.00      
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-16.00  5 lb carton miniature type GU 20.00           
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med         
14.00-15.00 fr qual 8.00-12.00 mostly 8.00-10.00 sml 11.00 GA med 18.00 fr qual
10.00-12.00 MX med 17.00-22.00 mostly 18.00 SOME 16.00 fr qual 12.00-14.00     
mostly 13.00-14.00 SOME 16.00 lge 14.00-16.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL Pickles
med 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 SOME 26.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD     
Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 4.00-5.00 sml 12s 4.00-5.00 DR Long        
Seedless sml 12s 7.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 32.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays  
film wrapped DR Persian sml 12.00                                              
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 12.00-14.00  
SOME 10.00 Long Striped med 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med          
18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 24s 18.00-23.00 30 lb       
cartons HD Chinese med 25.00-30.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med OFFERINGS 
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 24.00 40 lb cartons 
HD Thai med 30.00 30 lb cartons HD Indian sml 18.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg      
cartons NL Italian med 28.00                                                   
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00 NJ 18s 10.00 10 lb
cartons BL Witloof 18.00                                                       
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00 24s fr    
cond 16.00 celery crates NJ 18s 10.00                                          
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons AG White super col 60.00 CQ    
White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 30.00-32.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 30.00-32.00 MX 
Purple col 60.00 SP White super col 38.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ      
Peeled 49.00-51.00 mostly 50.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled          
40.00-47.00 mostly 44.00-46.00 per jar CQ Peeled 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00      
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Swiss Chard green 12s      
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 red 12s 11.00-12.00 Dandelion 12s 12.00 cartons       
bunched GA Collard 24s 11.00-12.00 Kale green 24s 12.00 NC Collard 24s         
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 Kale green 24s 13.00-14.00 some 12.00 NJ Collard green
12s 11.00-12.00 Kale green 12s 11.00-12.00 Dandelion 12s 14.00 20 lb cartons   
bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 50.00 10 lb ctns bchd 10s 20.00 NJ      
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 26.00                                                  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s flmwrpd 15.00-18.00  
mostly 16.00-17.00 fr cond 10.00-12.00                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly
15.00-16.00 SOME HIGH AS 19.00 Red Leaf 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 SOME
HIGH AS 19.00 NJ Boston 24s 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Green Leaf 24s 12.00 Red  
Leaf 24s 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 17.00                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly         
16.00-17.00 FEW 15.00 fineappear 19.00 NJ 24s 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 cartons 
12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts 12.00-13.00                              
---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 cartons HD med-lge 14.00-16.00 Indian type
16.00                                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 16.00 NJ 48s
med 16.00 crates bunched bulb type MX 48s lge 21.50 (FEW SALES) crates bunched 
NJ Leeks 12s med-lge 17.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00-17.00 MX 
Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag      
11.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 18.00-19.00     
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 16.00-18.00     
mostly 16.00-17.00 Plain 60s 30.00 fr cond 15.00 NJ Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s  
18.00-20.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 18.00-21.00 Plain 60s 40.00 TX Root   
12s 28.00                                                                      
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 24.00                 
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed     
9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 fr cond 6.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 18.00-20.00 SOME
HIGH AS 23.00                                                                  
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo
25.00-27.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 SOME HIGH AS 30.00 fr qual 18.00 lge 24.00-26.00
fr qual 21.00 med 24.00-26.00 Mxd Red And Green jbo 14.00 MX Green exlge 27.00 
lge 25.00 med 17.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 lge    
18.00 25 lb cartons MX Red lge fr qual 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 med fr   
qual 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario CdOne Yellow exlge         
15.00-16.00 HD Red exlge 13.00 Yellow exlge 13.00 MX Red exlge 16.00 Yellow    
exlge 22.00 lge 14.00-18.00 Orange exlge 19.00 lge 14.00-18.00                 
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET LONG HOTS HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel  
cartons FL Finger Hot sml 15.00 OCCAS LOWER Hungarian Wax med 13.00-14.00      
Jalapeno med 16.00-18.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles med-lge 22.00      
Jalapeno exlge 24.00 Long Hot lge 32.00-34.00 Poblano exlge 23.00 8 lb cartons 
DR Habanero green 22.00 mixed red and green 16.00-24.00 orange 19.00 red 19.00 
10 lb cartons MX Manzano orange sml 35.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 43.00 30 lb     
cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 35.00-40.00 red 60.00-65.00 40 lb containers  
MX Jalapeno exlge 26.00 Poblano lge 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 Serrano med       
28.00-33.00                                                                    
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red          
17.00-18.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 18.00 40 lb film bags      
topped FL Red 40.00 cartons bunched NJ Red 24s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.
crates bunched FL Red 24s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                     
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb cartons WA 32.00                          
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 26.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Savoy 24s OFFERINGS      
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. 1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s OFFERINGS      
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 24.00 MX Flat   
24s 22.00 1.3 bushel crates NJ Savoy lse OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.      
cartons 12 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Flat 16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film 
bags CA Flat 14.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00                        
---SQUASH:  MARKET FL & GA LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL  
Zucchini sml-med 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 med 7.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med   
11.00 med 10.00 GA Zucchini sml-med 8.00-10.00 med 6.00-7.00 Yellow            
Straightneck sml-med 10.00-12.00 med 8.00-10.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini 
sml-med 12.00 med 12.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 18.00 med 18.00 Grey       
sml-med 14.00 bushel cartons FL Acorn med-lge 20.00 Butternut med-lge 24.00 MX 
Acorn sml 20.00-26.00 Butternut med-lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 Kabocha lge   
32.00 Spaghetti lge 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Zucchini lge 10.00           
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
40.00-45.50 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 12.00-16.00 jbo 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00                         
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 6x6 sz       
12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature      
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 15.50-20.50 6x6 sz 13.50-18.25 CONTROLLED          
ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med-lge   
2.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb flats NY Vine Ripes red 18s 5.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the 
vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red med-lge 4.00 NY Vine Ripes light
red-red med-lge 4.00                                                           
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
med-lge 14.00 Local Repack light red-red med 15.50-16.50 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT
flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med-lge 14.00 flats 15 1-pt containers  
with lids MX light red-red med-lge 16.00                                       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 Local Repack light red-red med  
11.50-15.50                                                                    
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge   
15.50-19.75 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00                                                       
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags MI Purple Top lge 20.00    
---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) 16.00-21.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00 IT        
Radicchio 9s 13.00                                                             

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