Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Mon Dec 02, 8:50AM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 02-DEC-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. Overcast 35                                               
Yesterday's High 42                                                            
                                                                               
NOTICE: No report was issued on Thursday-Friday, November 28-29, 2019 
in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Philadelphia Wholesale 
Produce Market and the USDA Speciality Crops Market News Office were closed.
                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  11 lb cartons bunched PE Green jbo 18.00 exlge   
14.00 lge 18.00 std 16.00-21.00 mostly 16.00-20.00                             
---BEANS:  MARKET HIGHER.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type 48.00-50.00 Flat  
Green Type 43.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 44.00 5 lb   
cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.         
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 16.00 TX Red  
Type 12s 16.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec CD One Red Type med 6.00-7.00 lge     
8.00-9.00 NJ Red Type lge 7.00 50 lb film bags CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge   
12.00                                                                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CROWN CUT LOWER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 
fineappear 19.00-20.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 14.00-18.00 fineappear 
22.00 MX Crown Cut 14.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00                               
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA jbo 30.00 med 24.00-30.00
---CABBAGE:  MARKET HIGHER.  50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type   
med 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER Red Type med 16.00 GA Round Green Type med 18.00  
NJ Round Green Type med fr appear 11.00-13.00 Red Type med 13.00-14.00 fr      
appear 11.00 PA Round Green Type med fr appear 13.00 Red Type med fr appear    
11.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 9.00-11.00 (FEW SALES) 12.00
NY Danish Type lge 9.00-11.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type 
sml-med 16.00                                                                  
---CARROTS:  MARKET CALIFORNIA LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags  
CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 13.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 15.00     
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 13.00 Quebec 
CDOne med-lge 14.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne  
med-lge 13.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 14.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge    
22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med 13.00 Quebec CDOne med 11.50 50 lb sacks loose CA   
jbo 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 Quebec CDOne jbo       
10.00-11.50 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00 NJ Bunched 12s 13.00 cartons  
20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled
22.50-24.00                                                                    
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 12s 13.00-14.00  
CA White 9s 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 12s 11.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-14.00  
OCCAS 10.00 16s 14.00                                                          
---CELERY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 2 dz 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00      
fineappear 30.00 2 1/2 dz 22.00-24.00 fineappear 30.00 filmbags 30s 26.00      
fineappear 32.00                                                               
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET HIGHER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 OCCAS HIGHER White 4-4 1/2 dz 22.00-24.00       
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 23.00-24.00                                                
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET HIGHER.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 20.00 
MX med 26.00-31.00 mostly 26.00-30.00 fr qual 20.00-28.00 mostly 20.00-22.00   
ord qual 22.00 lge 22.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles med 40.00      
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s         
10.00-12.00 sml 12s 12.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 28.00-30.00 MX Persian  
sml 25.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped MX Persian sml 16.00               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET MEXICO HIGHER, OTHER LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9    
bushel cartons FL med fr qual 16.00 GA med fr qual 16.00 lge 18.00 1 1/9 bushel
cartons wrapped FL med 24.00-28.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 GA med 20.00 1 1/6 bushel
cartons wrapped MX 24s 18.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 20.00-22.00 24s     
20.00-22.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 38.00 40 lb cartons FL Indian med     
42.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 26.00-28.00                       
---ENDIVE:  MARKET FLORIDA LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s    
20.00-22.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 17.00-19.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00             
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET  LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00-22.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET LOWER.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 75.00 CQ White     
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 50.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 48.00-50.00 OCCAS HIGHER SP
White jbo 60.00 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 52.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 
60.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 68.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 52.00-56.00    
(FEW SALES) 58.00 per jar CQ Peeled 13.00-14.00                                
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched GA Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s
15.00 Swiss Chard green 24s 22.00 red 24s 22.00 Dandelion green 24s 22.00 MD   
Collard 24s 10.00 Kale green 24s 10.00-11.00 TX Collard 12s 12.00 Kale green   
12s 12.00 fineappear 20.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 18.00 12s 14.00 Mustard 24s   
22.00 Swiss Chard green 24s 30.00 12s 13.00 red 24s 30.00 12s 12.00 Mixed      
Colors 24s 30.00 12s 13.00 Turnip Tops 24s 22.00 12s 22.00 Dandelion 24s 22.00 
12s 15.00 Kohlrabi green 12s 15.00-18.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NJ
Swiss Chard green 12s 10.00 red 12s 10.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched  
NJ Collard 12-16s 10.00-12.00 Kale green 12s 10.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA    
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 46.00 10 lb ctns bchd 10s 17.00-18.00              
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 26.00-28.00 fr cond
20.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 28.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s 27.00-28.00 mostly 
28.00 fineappear 34.00 Red Leaf 24s 21.00-23.00 fineappear 30.00 CA Red Leaf   
24s 24.00 NJ Red Leaf 24s ord cond 10.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00
GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 17.00          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons AZ 24s         
23.00-28.00 CA 24s 28.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 18.00 CA
Hearts 36.00 ONE LABEL                                                         
---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: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 28.00           
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET MEDIUM HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.  cartons bunched MX 48s  
med 16.00-20.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 48s med 21.00-24.00 NJ Leeks 12s   
lge 18.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 24.00-26.00      
cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 16.00 bundles bunched CD     
Quebec Leeks 13.00-14.00                                                       
---PARSLEY:  MARKET CALIFORNIA LOWER, OTHER STEADY. WIDE RANGE  IN PRICE.      
cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 18.00-23.00 Plain 60s 18.00-23.00 TX Curly 60s    
22.00-23.00 Plain 60s 23.00-24.00 fineappear 32.00                             
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SUGAR SNAP PEAS HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  10 lb cartons GU  
Snow Peas Decalyxed 27.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 28.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas      
Decalyxed 24.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 26.00                             
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN 
PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual 32.00-33.00 FL Green jbo   
17.00-20.00 exlge 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 14.00-16.00 Mxd Red And Green   
lge 10.00-12.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge 12.00-13.00 GA Green jbo 17.00 exlge  
16.00 Mxd Red And Green exlge-lge 12.00-13.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge         
12.00-13.00 HD Red lge 25.00-26.00 Yellow lge 24.00 Orange lge 20.00 MX Red    
irreg sz fr qual 33.00 15 lb cartons CA Red lge 22.00-25.00 GREENHOUSE 1 1/9   
bushel cartons EL Yellow lge 22.00 Orange sml 22.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD      
Ontario CdOne Red exlge 14.00-16.00 SOME 12.00 HD Red lge 12.00-14.00 Yellow   
lge 12.00-14.00 Orange lge 10.00-12.00 IS Red lge 12.00-14.00 MI Yellow lge    
15.00 MX Red exlge 18.00 Yellow exlge 16.00 Orange exlge 16.00                 
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge     
16.00 Jalapeno exlge 30.00 Long Hot lge 15.00-16.00 GA Cubanelles exlge 18.00  
lge 18.00 Long Hot lge 16.00-18.00 Poblano lge 16.00 MX Jalapeno red exlge     
36.00 Poblano lge 31.00-32.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 28.00 mxd yellow  
and green 24.00 orange 28.00-30.00 red 27.00-28.00 10 lb cartons MX Manzano    
orange 30.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies green sml 42.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili  
Hots green 55.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno lge 28.00 Poblano lge 31.00      
---RADISHES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red           
13.00-16.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 13.50-16.00 40 lb film bags
topped FL Red 28.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 15.00                           
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CDOne wxd lge     
28.00-30.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CDOne wxd lge 30.00                          
---SPINACH:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s          
16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s         
24.00-30.00 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 MEXICO YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. WIDE
RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 18.00-20.00 med 16.00   
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 20.00-22.00 med 16.00-18.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX  
Zucchini sml-med 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 med 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 Yellow  
Straightneck sml-med 25.00-30.00 med 20.00-28.00 bushel cartons CD Quebec      
Kabocha med 20.00 MX Spaghetti med 19.00 NY Butternut lge 14.00 Kabocha lge    
14.00 OH Delicata sml-med 22.00 Kabocha lge 20.00-22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX
Zucchini lge 18.00                                                             
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
42.00-44.00 mostly 44.00 OCCAS HIGHER No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 41.00  
OCCAS HIGHER NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 21.00-25.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types
fr qual 12.00-16.00 jbo 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 NJ Garnet 20.00 No Grade
Marks Garnet fr qual 12.00 jbo 16.00                                           
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or     
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 6x6 sz
15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better 
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.50-21.50 6x6 sz 16.50-21.50 OPEN FIELD   
cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 5x5s 25.00 5x6s 22.00 CONTROLLED   
ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med 8.00  
GREENHOUSE 15 lb flats CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red 16s 10.00 5   
kg/11 lb flats on the vine NY Vine Ripes light red-red lge 9.00-10.00          
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET HIGHER.  flats 12 1-pt baskets Local Repack light 
red-red med 15.50 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med        
16.00-18.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX light 
red-red med 8.50                                                               
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 9.00-10.00 Local Repack light red-red med 11.50-15.50        
GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD Ontario light red-red med 8.00
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light      
red-red exlge 18.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 19.50-21.50 OPEN     
FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 16.00-18.00 lge 16.00-17.00    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top lge 10.00-12.00     
mostly 11.00 NJ Purple Top med-lge 7.00-9.00                                   
---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) 22.00-23.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s           
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00                                                 

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET 4 1-GALLON LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon    
bottles NY Preserved 20.50 PA Preserved 20.50 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles NY  
Preserved 21.00 PA Preserved 21.50