Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Fri Feb 08, 12:33PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 08-FEB-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. Fog/Mist 42                                               
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 28.00         
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green lge 20.00 std     
20.00 PE Green lge 20.00-23.00 std 20.00                                       
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
20.00-22.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 fr cond 16.00-18.00 bushel cartons FL Round Green
Type Handpicked 22.00-24.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type)         
15.00-16.00                                                                    
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 16.00 TX Red Type   
12s 16.00-18.00 24s 32.00 (FEW SALES) 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red   
Type lge 9.00-10.00 TX Red Type lge 14.00-20.00                                
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 14.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 ord  
cond 5.00-7.00 CA bchd 14s 14.00-16.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00 20 lb   
cartons loose AZ Crown Cut ord cond 5.00-7.00 Short Trim 18.00 CA Crown Cut    
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 MX Crown Cut 14.00-15.00 mostly 15.00                 
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 38.00-40.00         
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med
23.00-28.00 mostly 23.00-27.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Red Type med     
38.00-40.00 FL Red Type med 39.00 TX Round Green Type med 23.00-25.00 mostly   
24.00-25.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 16.00-18.00 mostly    
17.00-18.00 NY Danish Type lge 16.00 40 lb cartons TX Savoy Type med 26.00     
---CARROTS:  MARKET CALIFORNIA JUMBO HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48    
1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge    
21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario   
CDOne med-lge 22.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne  
med-lge 22.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 50 lb     
sacks loose CA jbo 22.00-24.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 17.00-18.00 holdovers 14.00
Quebec CDOne jbo 17.00-18.00 MX jbo 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 cartons     
bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00-23.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled    
15.00-16.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 23.00                     
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 12s 16.00-18.00 
mostly 16.00-17.00 CA White 9s 17.00 12s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 OCCAS  
HIGH AS 24.00 holdovers 13.00-14.00                                            
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 2 dz 42.00-45.00 2 1/2 dz OFFERINGS     
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 3 dz 47.00 filmbags 30s 44.00-45.00                      
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
30.00-32.00 (FEW SALES) 34.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 30.00-32.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 
30.00-32.00 mostly 32.00 5 lb carton miniature type GU 18.00                   
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 22.00-24.00   
mostly 22.00-23.00 fr qual 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 OCCAS HIGHER sml     
15.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 20.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL Pickles med       
40.00-42.00 cartons 12 1-lb trays film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml    
20.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s   
14.00-16.00 sml 12s 16.00 SP Long Seedless sml 12s 14.00-16.00 20 lb cartons DR
Persian sml 46.00-47.00                                                        
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET LARGE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9    
bushel cartons FL med fr qual 12.00-15.00 (FEW SALES) 8.00 Long Striped med    
28.00 MX med fr qual 14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 20.00-22.00     
mostly 20.00 lge 12.00-16.00 MX med 16.00-18.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s  
20.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00 24s 17.00-18.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 22.00 1   
1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 28.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med 38.00 30 lb 
cartons FL Indian sml 28.00 HD Indian med OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.     
GREENHOUSE 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 16.00 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 
27.00-28.00                                                                    
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00-24.00 mostly      
22.00-24.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 20.00-21.00                               
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00-24.00 mostly    
22.00-24.00                                                                    
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 30 lb cartons AG White super   
col 62.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 36.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm         
30.00-32.00 (FEW SALES) 35.00 OCCAS HIGHER SP White super col 37.00 cartons 20 
1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 34.00-39.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled  
26.00-34.00 mostly 26.00-32.00 per jar CQ Peeled 6.50-8.50 mostly 6.50-8.00    
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Kale green 12s 20.00 red 12s    
24.00 GA Collard 24s 18.00-20.00 Kale green 24s 30.00 NC Kale green 12s 30.00  
TX Collard 24s 20.00-22.00 Kale green 12s 26.00 red 12s 24.00 Lacinato (Tuscan)
12s 20.00 Mustard 12s 20.00 Swiss Chard green 24s 32.00 12s 16.00-17.00 mostly 
16.00 Mixed Colors 12s 16.00 Red 12s 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 Turnip Tops 12s  
20.00 Dandelion 12s 18.00 fineappear 22.00 Kohlrabi 24s 26.00 12s 18.00 20 lb  
cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s fineappear 42.00 CA Broccoli    
Rabe (Rappini) 20s 24.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 21.00                       
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ flm lined 24s 14.00 24s flmwrpd
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 14.00-16.00    
(FEW SALES) 12.00                                                              
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Boston 24s 22.00 Green Leaf 24s  
15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly     
16.00-17.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00-22.00 CA Green Leaf 24s 16.00-17.00 Red Leaf 24s 
16.00-18.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE      
cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 18.00                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s 14.00-16.00 mostly         
15.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 17.00 FEW HIGHER CA 24s 15.00-16.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3
count) packages AZ Hearts 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 (FEW SALES) 16.00 CA  
Hearts 13.00-14.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts 12.00 (FEW SALES)     
16.00                                                                          
---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 30.00-34.00 mostly     
30.00-32.00 OCCAS HIGHER Indian Type med-lge 32.00                             
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 26.00-32.00       
cartons bunched bulb type MX 48s 26.00-27.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s      
med-lge 18.00-20.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00 OCCAS HIGHER cartons 2 film bags
iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 22.00-28.00 mostly 22.00-26.00                   
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 23.00-24.00 Plain 60s 
23.00-24.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 22.00 TX Curly 60s    
21.00 fineappear 25.00 Plain 60s 21.00 fineappear 25.00 30s 11.00              
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 21.00-22.00           
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET LOWER.  10 lb cartons GU English 13.00-14.00 (FEW SALES)
Snow Peas Decalyxed 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 OCCAS HIGHER Sugar Snap Peas  
Decalyxed 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 fr cond 12.00                               
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE.
1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 exlge 20.00-22.00   
mostly 20.00 FEW HIGHER lge fr qual 16.00-18.00 MX Green jbo 20.00-24.00 mostly
20.00-22.00 exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 lge fr qual 16.00-18.00 Yellow exlge
14.00 Orange exlge 14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons place pack MX Green jbo          
24.00-25.00 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo 8.00 lge 8.00-12.00 25 lb cartons MX Red  
exlge fr qual 12.00-17.00 fr cond 10.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red   
exlge 10.00-12.00 lge 4.00-5.00 Yellow exlge 10.00-12.00 lge 6.00-8.00 Orange  
exlge 12.00-14.00 lge fr cond 4.00-5.00                                        
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL  
Anaheim med 22.00 Hungarian Wax med 22.00 Jalapeno med 22.00-26.00 Poblano med 
15.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles exlge 30.00 lge 28.00 fr qual 18.00   
mxd yellow and green exlge 24.00 Jalapeno lge 35.00-50.00 Long Hot exlge 40.00 
lge 28.00 Poblano lge 14.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 MX Jalapeno exlge 55.00    
Poblano exlge 21.00 Serrano sml 90.00 ONE LABEL 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 
14.00-16.00 orange 20.00-22.00 red 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 MX Habanero  
orange 20.00-22.00 10 lb cartons FL Cherry Hots Red sml 33.00 Fresno Red sml   
34.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 40.00-44.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green  
33.00-35.00 red 70.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno exlge 40.00-48.00 mostly    
40.00-42.00 Poblano lge 20.00 Serrano sml 50.00-60.00                          
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red 14.00    
cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 14.00-14.50 40 lb film bags topped AZ  
Red 31.00-32.00 FL Red 32.00-34.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 15.00-20.00       
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched TX Savoy 24s 15.00 1 2/5 bushel    
cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 12.00-15.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s
20.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Flat 16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb
film bags AZ Flat 14.00-16.00 4 lb cartons AZ Flat Baby Type 10.00             
---SQUASH:  MARKET FLORIDA ZUCCHINI LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 
1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 8.00-10.00 med 6.00-8.00 OCCAS HIGHER MX
Zucchini sml-med 12.00-14.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 8.00-12.00 
mostly 8.00-10.00 med 7.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 
20.00 med 20.00 Grey sml 16.00-18.00 sml-med 18.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn     
med-lge 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 Butternut med 18.00 lge 20.00-22.00 Kabocha   
lge 24.00-26.00 mostly 26.00 Spaghetti med 17.00-18.00 lge 20.00-22.00 (FEW    
SALES) 26.00 NY Butternut med 14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini lge       
12.00-15.00 Yellow Straightneck lge 17.00                                      
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 35.00-38.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 18.00-21.00 No Grade Marks    
Orange Types fr qual 10.00-16.00 jbo 10.00-15.00 mostly 10.00-12.00            
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 25 lb cartons loose FL 85%   
U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 14.00-16.00 mostly       
15.00-16.00 ONE LABEL 19.00 6x6 sz 17.00-18.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or    
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 17.50-21.50 6x6 sz 19.50-21.50 10 lb 
flats GU Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 30.00-32.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons
2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s 12.00-14.00 4x5s 12.00-14.00          
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes light red-red
lge 18.00 MX Vine Ripes light red-red lge 30.00 (ONE LABEL)                    
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med-lge 15.00-16.00 Local Repack light red-red med 15.50                       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 OCCAS HIGHER Local Repack light red-red
med 10.50-13.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light
red-red med 8.00-9.00 (FEW SALES) 10.00                                        
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 12.00-14.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 15.50-18.75    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 12.00-14.00
mostly 13.00-14.00                                                             
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 24.00         
---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) 20.00-25.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers     
(RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 34.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s  
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00                                                 

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