Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Wed Oct 09, 9:24AM CDT
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 09-OCT-2019                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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NA_FV020                                                                       
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s 22.00 24s       
22.00-25.00                                                                    
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX    
Green jbo 18.00-19.00 lge 16.00 std 15.00 PE Green jbo 18.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER
lge 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER std 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER sml 12.00-17.00            
---BEANS:  MARKET HIGHER.  bushel crates NJ Round Green Type Machine Picked    
12.00-14.00 NY Round Green Type Machine Picked 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00  
OCCAS HIGH AS 16.00 VA Round Green Type Machine Picked 15.00 OCCAS 16.00 5 lb  
cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 28 lb reusable  
plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 42.00                                         
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec CD One Red Type 12s 16.00 
crates bunched NJ Red Type 12s 12.00 Gold Type 12s 14.00 25 lb film bags CD    
Quebec CD One Red Type med 6.00-7.00 lge 8.00-9.00 Gold Type sml-med 15.00 OH  
Red Type lge 9.00                                                              
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CROWN CUT LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE.      
cartons CA bchd 14s 21.00-22.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00-26.00 ME bchd  
14s 14.00-17.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut Short Trim 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER 
CD Ontario Crown Cut 14.00 Quebec Crown Cut 13.00 ME Crown Cut 13.00-18.00 MX  
Crown Cut 16.00 Short Trim 18.00 NJ Crown Cut 12.00-16.00                      
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 22.00-23.00 (FEW    
SALES) 24.00-25.00                                                             
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type   
med 9.00 Red Type med 14.00 NJ Round Green Type med 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00
NY Round Green Type med 10.00 OCCAS HIGHER PA Round Green Type med 7.00-9.00   
Flat type 10.00 Red Type lge 12.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge
9.00-10.00 NY Danish Type lge 9.00-10.00 50 lb containers NY Savoy Type sml-med
16.00 PA Savoy Type sml-med 12.00                                              
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 12.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario
CDOne med-lge 12.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne  
med-lge 12.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge
10.00-12.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 18.00-22.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo          
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 
cartons bunched CD Quebec CDOne Bunched 24s 22.00-24.00 cartons 20 1-lb film   
bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 22.00-23.00 
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons film wrapped CA   
White 9s 17.00-19.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 12s 20.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-30.00 ME  
White 12s 17.00-18.00 cartons jacket pack CD Quebec White 9s 16.00             
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00     
fineappear 22.00 2 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00 filmbags 30s 18.00-20.00 fineappear 22.00
CD Quebec 2 dz 11.50 2 1/2 dz 11.50                                            
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz          
14.00-16.00 White 4 dz 14.00-16.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 16.00 NJ Yellow 4 dz 14.00    
White 4 dz 14.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 14.00 NY Yellow 4 dz 12.00-14.00 OH White 4 dz  
12.00                                                                          
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET MEXICO HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons
GA med 14.00 fr qual 10.00 MX med 18.00 fr qual 12.00 NC med fr qual 8.00 NY   
med 14.00 fr qual 8.00-10.00 OH med fr qual 10.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons 
NJ med 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 fr qual 9.00-10.00 OCCAS HIGHER bushel   
baskets NJ Pickles med 31.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne  
Long Seedless med 12s 10.00-12.00 sml 12s 10.00-12.00 lge 12s 10.00-12.00 SP   
Long Seedless med 12s 10.00-12.00 sml 12s 10.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml   
28.00-40.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml     
14.00                                                                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ med 7.00-9.00 mostly     
8.00-9.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 5.00-6.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 7.00 SC med fr qual  
9.00-10.00 (FEW SALES) 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped GA med 6.00-8.00 SC med    
10.00 OCCAS HIGHER 4/7 bushel containers NJ Long Striped sml 13.00 30 lb       
cartons HD Chinese med 18.00-22.00 1/2 bushel cartons NJ Italian sml 15.00 1   
1/9 bushel cartons NJ Sicilian med 24.00 30 lb cartons HD Thai med OFFERINGS   
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 24.00-26.00       
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons OH 24s 13.00 cartons CD Quebec
18s 17.00 1.3 bushel crates NJ 18s 11.00 Howard crates OH 18s 13.00 10 lb      
cartons BL Witloof 17.00-21.00                                                 
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons OH 24s 13.00 cartons CD     
Quebec 18s 17.00 1.3 bushel crates NJ 18s 11.00 Howard crates OH 18s 13.00     
---GARLIC:  MARKET HIGHER.  30 lb cartons CA White 65-70mm/6.5-7.0cm 70.00 CQ  
White netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 64.00-68.00 SP White 60-65mm/6.0-6.5cm       
60.00-62.00 mostly 60.00 OCCAS LOWER cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled    
64.00-68.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 56.00-60.00 mostly 60.00 per 
jar CQ Peeled 14.00-15.00 mostly 15.00                                         
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Swiss Chard green 12s 20.00 red 
12s 20.00 Mixed Colors 12s 26.00 CD Quebec Swiss Chard green 12s 15.00-16.00   
red 12s 15.00-16.00 Mixed Colors 12s 16.00 MD Collard 24s 10.00 Kale green 24s 
11.00 OH Kale green 24s 12.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) green 24s 13.00 Mustard 24s    
15.00 Turnip Tops 24s 15.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NJ Collard     
12-16s 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Kale green 24s 10.00-12.00 Lacinato (Tuscan)   
green 12s 12.00 OCCAS HIGHER Swiss Chard green 12s 12.00-13.00 red 12s         
12.00-13.00 Mixed Colors 12s 12.00-13.00 Dandelion 12s 13.00-15.00 Kohlrabi 12s
13.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 45.00 10 lb ctns    
bchd 10s 21.00 NJ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 32.00                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons CA 24s flmwrpd
28.00-30.00 SOME SALES 24.00-26.00 OCCAS 34.00-36.00 30s flmwrpd 25.00 CD      
Quebec 24s flmwrpd 30.00 30s flmwrpd 22.00-23.00                               
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons CA Green Leaf   
24s 16.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 21.00 OCCAS LOWER Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 CD      
Quebec Green Leaf 24s 11.50-16.00 Red Leaf 24s 11.50-16.00 NJ Green Leaf 24s   
12.00 Red Leaf 24s 12.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 GREENHOUSE     
cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 17.00-18.00               
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons CA 24s        
23.00-28.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 CD Quebec 24s 22.00 NJ 24s 14.00-17.00 mostly   
16.00-17.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts 26.00-28.00 SOME     
SALES 17.00-18.00                                                              
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White exlge 15.00 lge          
14.50-15.00 mostly 15.00 med 14.00-15.00 Sliced med 13.00-15.00 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 20.00-22.00 (FEW SALES) 
24.00 1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 22.00 Indian type 22.00                    
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET CANADA LEEKS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched CD
Quebec 48s med 13.00-15.00 MX 48s med OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE CA Leeks 
12s lge 19.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 FEW SALES HIGH AS 25.00 cartons 2 film bags   
iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 12.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 12.00-14.00
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Curly 60s 15.00-17.00 Plain 60s 
17.00-18.00 OH Curly 60s 16.00 Plain 60s 16.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s    
20.00 Plain 60s 20.00                                                          
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI 14.00-18.00             
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 28.00     
OCCAS LOWER PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 26.00 OCCAS LOWER GU Sugar Snap Peas        
Decalyxed 28.00 OCCAS LOWER PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 26.00 OCCAS LOWER     
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel       
cartons CD Ontario Mxd Yellow And Green lge 6.00-7.00 CdOne Green jbo 8.00     
exlge 8.00-9.00 lge 9.00 fr qual 6.00 Red lge 20.00 NJ Green jbo 9.00-10.00    
OCCAS HIGHER exlge 9.00-10.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 8.00-9.00 fr qual 6.00-7.00 Mxd 
Red And Green lge 6.00-7.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge 6.00-7.00 OH Green jbo    
10.00 exlge 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 lge 8.00 med 7.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge   
7.00 PA Green exlge 9.00 lge fr qual 7.00-8.00 SC Green jbo 9.00-10.00 exlge   
9.00-10.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge 6.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 12.00-16.00
25 lb cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual 16.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 23.00 GREENHOUSE 
5 kg/11 lb cartons CD British Columbia CdOne Red exlge 8.00 lge 7.00 med 5.00  
Ontario CdOne Red exlge 7.00-8.00 lge 6.00 med 4.00 Yellow exlge 8.00 OCCAS    
HIGHER AND LOWER lge 5.00 med 7.00 sml 5.00 MX Red exlge 7.00-8.00 OCCAS HIGHER
med 4.00 Yellow exlge 8.00 OCCAS HIGHER Orange exlge 8.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 6.00
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET MEXICO HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL 
Finger Hot green sml 17.00-18.00 NJ Habanero orange sml 14.00 Serrano sml 12.00
1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ Cubanelles lge 14.00-16.00 Long Hot lge 10.00-12.00    
mixed red and green lge 10.00 Poblano lge 16.00 PA Jalapeno lge 15.00 8 lb     
cartons DR Habanero green OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE mixed red and green  
22.00-24.00 orange 20.00-23.00 red 22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 MX Habanero orange 
20.00-22.00 10 lb cartons MX Manzano orange 48.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies green   
sml 50.00-54.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 60.00-62.00 red         
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno lge 23.00-25.00  
mostly 23.00 Red lge 32.00 Poblano lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Serrano  
sml 33.00                                                                      
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons NJ Miniature Flat Type orange  
10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 white 10.00-12.00 FEW SALES HIGH AS 18.00 OH Miniature
Flat Type orange 19.00-20.00 bushel cartons OH Pie Type orange sml 20.00 white 
sml 22.00 24 inch bins PA Howden Type xlge 120.00 med-lge 100.00 med           
120.00-130.00 Howden White Type med-lge 150.00-180.00 sml 150.00-180.00        
Fairytale lge 180.00 Pie Type orange sml 200.00 white sml 200.00 Knuckle Head  
med 160.00 36 inch bins PA Howden Type xlge 120.00 med-lge 80.00-90.00 sml     
80.00-90.00                                                                    
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CD Quebec Red   
10.00 OH Red 9.50 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD Quebec Red 10.00 OH Red  
10.00 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 18.00 OH Red 18.00 cartons bunched  
CD Quebec Red 24s 13.00 NJ Red 24s 10.00 OH Red 24s 13.00                      
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   WAXED 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CDOne wxd lge
30.00                                                                          
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Savoy 24s 13.00 1 2/5 bushel   
cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 24.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s      
28.00-29.00 mostly 28.00 1 2/5 bushel crates NJ Savoy lse 12.00 cartons 12     
10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Flat 13.00-15.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags 
CA Flat 14.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 9.00-10.00                        
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons NJ Zucchini sml-med 12.00-14.00 
mostly 12.00 med 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 11.00-12.00 NY Zucchini     
sml-med 12.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 15.00-17.00 med           
14.00-15.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 15.00 med 15.00 Grey sml 20.00 sml-med 
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 med 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 bushel       
cartons MI Acorn lge 16.00 Butternut lge 16.00 Delicata med 24.00 Golden Acorn 
med 24.00 Blue Hubbard med 22.00 Kabocha lge 20.00 Spaghetti med-lge 16.00 OH  
Acorn med-lge 15.00 White med 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 Butternut lge           
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 Carnival med 23.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 Delicata med    
24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 Golden Acorn med 23.00-24.00 Golden Hubbard med       
23.00-24.00 Blue Hubbard med 23.00-24.00 Spaghetti med-lge 14.00-16.00 Sweet   
Dumpling med 23.00-24.00 Turban med 23.00-24.00 PA Acorn med 12.00-15.00       
Butternut med 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 Spaghetti med-lge 12.00-15.00     
mostly 12.00-13.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini lge 16.00 24 inch bins PA  
Blue Hubbard xlge 150.00 Turban sml 175.00                                     
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
48.00-50.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 36.00-42.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange 
Types 24.00-28.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types fr qual       
16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 jbo 18.00-20.00 (FEW SALES) 21.00 NJ Garnet 21.00 No  
Grade Marks Garnet fr qual 16.00 jbo 21.00                                     
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CA Mature Greens light       
red-red 5x6 sz 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 6x6 sz 17.00-18.00 CD Ontario CDOne    
Vine Ripes light red-red jbo 12.00-14.00 xlge 12.00-14.00 lge 12.00-14.00 med  
12.00-14.00 NJ Vine Ripes light red-red jbo 21.00 xlge 19.00 fr qual 8.00 lge  
17.00 med 15.00 TN Vine Ripes light red-red 5x6 sz 13.00 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 17.50-22.50 6x6 sz 22.50 CONTROLLED         
ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes red med-lge 7.00        
GREENHOUSE 15 lb flats CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red 20s 8.00 22s  
6.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes red med-lge 8.00 
NE Vine Ripes red med-lge 6.00                                                 
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets Local Repack     
light red-red med 17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light     
red-red med 12.00-14.00                                                        
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD
Ontario light red-red med 8.00 FL light red-red med 8.00-9.00 NY light red-red 
med 6.00-7.00 Local Repack light red-red med 10.50-14.00 GREENHOUSE flats 12   
1-pt containers with lids CD Ontario light red-red med 8.00 flats 15 1-pt      
containers with lids CD Ontario light red-red med 8.00                         
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CA Roma light     
red-red exlge 16.00 CD Ontario Roma light red-red exlge 11.00-12.00 lge        
11.00-12.00 NJ Roma light red-red exlge 14.00 TN Roma light red-red exlge      
12.00-14.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 17.50-19.75 OPEN FIELD 25 lb 
cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb      
cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 16.00-18.00                          
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top lge 10.00 NJ Purple 
Top lge 10.00 OCCAS HIGHER                                                     
---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) 17.00-20.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00 GU Radicchio 9s 
12.00                                                                          

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles NY Preserved 28.00 
PA Preserved 20.50 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles NY Preserved 21.00 PA Preserved
21.50                                                                          
---CORN STALKS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   36 inch bins per bundle PA 3.00        
---ORNAMENTAL CORN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons/crates NY Indian bchd 12-3s 35.00 
bushel cartons/crates PA Indian bchd 20-3s 20.00 bchd 25-3s 25.00              
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel          
cartons/crates NJ Shellacked 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 OH Shellacked 19.00-20.00
bushel cartons OH Shellacked 20.00                                             
---STRAW BALES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   per bale PA standard 3.00