Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
USDA - Fri Jan 11, 12:12PM CST
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 11-JAN-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.  Partly Cloudy 27                                         
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thorned 18s 32.00 med lse   
59.00                                                                          
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET PERU EXTRA LARGE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  11 lb cartons    
bunched PE Green jbo 18.00 exlge 15.00-16.00 lge 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 OCCAS
LOWER std 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00-26.00                                       
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel crates FL     
Round Green Type Machine Picked 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 OCCAS 20.00     
Cranberry Type 30.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 13.00-16.00    
mostly 13.00-15.00                                                             
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 15.00 MX Red Type   
12s 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-17.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00 24s 32.00 25 lb sacks 
loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 9.00 NJ Red Type lge 10.00                 
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CALIFORNIA CROWN CUT HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA   
bchd 14s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE bchd 18s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO    
QUOTE Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 28.00 GA bchd 14s 18.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ 
Crown Cut 20.00 CA Crown Cut 21.00-22.00 ord cond 5.00-6.00 GA Crown Cut 20.00 
MX Crown Cut Short Trim 20.00-23.00 (FEW) 24.00                                
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 32.00 ord cond 5.00 
fr qual 28.00                                                                  
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN CARTON LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL
Round Green Type med 25.00 OCCAS LOWER NC Round Green Type med 24.00-26.00 50  
lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type med 24.00 Red Type med 30.00 OCCAS
HIGH AS 34.00 TX Round Green Type med 26.00-27.00 Red Type med 30.00-31.00 50  
lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 16.00-20.00 NY Danish Type lge       
16.00-18.00 40 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 28.00 TX Savoy Type  
med 30.00                                                                      
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-24.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA      
med-lge 22.00-24.00 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 CA med-lge
24.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 22.00-24.00      
mostly 24.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 
jbo 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CDOne jbo 9.00 cartons
bunched CA Bunched 24s 24.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled OFFERINGS
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 22.00           
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 12s 26.00 CA    
White 9s 25.00-26.00 12s 25.00-26.00                                           
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 27.00-30.00 2 1/2 dz 28.00-30.00   
filmbags 24s 30.00 filmbags 30s 30.00-32.00                                    
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
16.00-20.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 16.00-20.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 16.00-20.00  5 lb 
carton miniature type GU 18.00-20.00                                           
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 
18.00 MX med 26.00-28.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 20.00 ord qual 16.00-20.00 sml   
24.00 lge 24.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL Pickles med 42.00 bushel plastic     
containers MX Pickles med 36.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario     
CDOne Long Seedless sml 12s 8.00-11.00 MX Long Seedless sml 12s 8.00 lge 12s   
9.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 40.00-42.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped
CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml 20.00                                             
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 10.00 lge    
9.00-10.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 14.00 Long Striped med 28.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons     
wrapped FL med 13.00-15.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s 12.00 18s 13.00-15.00 
mostly 14.00 24s 12.00-13.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 29.00-30.00 1 1/9    
bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 28.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med 50.00 30 lb     
cartons FL Indian sml 28.00-34.00 HD Indian med OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO      
QUOTE. GREENHOUSE 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 15.00 5 kg cartons SP      
Italian med 26.00-28.00                                                        
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00-24.00 mostly      
20.00-21.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 21.00                                     
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 21.00-24.00 mostly    
21.00-23.00                                                                    
---GARLIC:  MARKET PEELED LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super  
col 65.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 46.00 netted 3s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 44.00   
netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 44.00-50.00 mostly 48.00-50.00 SP White super col  
37.00-38.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 56.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic
jars CQ Peeled 52.00-58.00 FEW LOW AS 48.00 per jar CQ Peeled 13.00-14.50      
mostly 13.00-14.00 FEW LOW AS 12.00                                            
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s
25.00 GA Collard 24s fr appear fr qual 30.00 Kale green 24s 35.00 Mustard 24s  
35.00 Turnip Tops 24s 35.00 MX Swiss Chard green 12s 16.00-17.00 NC Collard 24s
30.00 Kale green 12s 30.00 18s 35.00 TX Collard 24s 30.00 16s 35.00 Kale green 
24s 35.00 Mustard 12s 22.00 Swiss Chard green 24s 32.00 12s 16.00 Mixed Colors 
12s 16.00 Red 24s 32.00 12s 16.00-18.00 Turnip Tops 12s 22.00 Dandelion 12s    
16.00 Kohlrabi 12s 18.00-22.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini)
20s 40.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 20.00 CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 42.00 
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 22.00-28.00  
mostly 24.00 FL 24s flmwrpd 16.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 26.00                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET MESCULIN MIX STEADY, OTHERS HIGHER.  cartons AZ Green
Leaf 24s 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 Red Leaf 24s 20.00-26.00 3 lb cartons AZ     
Mesculin Mix 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec     
Boston 20.00                                                                   
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ 24s 18.00 fineappear 24.00      
cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 16.00-18.00 fineappear 20.00     
---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 LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons DR med-lge 20.00-22.00 HD med-lge  
22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 Indian type med-lge 24.00-26.00                 
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 33.00-38.00 Leeks 
12s med-lge OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24  
bunches per bag 36.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 
19.00                                                                          
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. crates bunched FL Plain 60s   
25.00-26.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00-23.00 Plain 60s 29.00 MX Curly  
60s 16.00 Plain 60s 17.00 TX Curly 60s 27.00 OCCAS HIGHER Plain 60s 28.00 OCCAS
HIGHER                                                                         
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags AZ 23.00 MI 23.00                
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SNOW PEAS HIGHER, OTHERS  STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU     
English 12.00-14.00 Snow Peas Decalyxed 18.00 (FEW) 16.00 Sugar Snap Peas      
Decalyxed 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00                                             
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel       
cartons FL Green jbo 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 (FEW) 30.00 exlge          
24.00-25.00 (FEW) 30.00 lge fr qual 18.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 med 20.00-21.00 MX
Green jbo 24.00-30.00 exlge 24.00-27.00 lge fr qual 20.00-21.00 med 20.00-25.00
mostly 24.00-25.00 Orange med fr qual 25.00 15 lb cartons MX Red lge 28.00 25  
lb cartons MX Red irreg sz fr qual 34.00-36.00 (FEW) 40.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11  
lb cartons IS Red exlge 26.00 Yellow exlge 28.00 MX Red exlge 25.00-26.00 lge  
26.00 Yellow lge 26.00 Orange exlge 27.00-28.00 lge 26.00                      
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET CUBANELLES HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1/2 bushel       
cartons FL Finger Hot 15.00 Jalapeno med 22.00-28.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Poblano
lge 16.00-17.00 Yellow Chile med 15.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge  
27.00-30.00 OCCAS LOWER med 16.00 mxd yellow and green lge 15.00 Jalapeno lge  
50.00 Long Hot lge 22.00-24.00 Poblano lge 30.00 MX Poblano lge 25.00 8 lb     
cartons DR Habanero green 17.00 orange 12.00-18.00 red 12.00-18.00 mostly 18.00
SOME LOW AS 10.00 10 lb cartons DR Shishito sml 40.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies     
34.00-38.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 33.00-34.00 red 70.00-75.00 
40 lb containers MX Jalapeno lge 51.00-54.00 Poblano lge 25.00                 
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red 12.00    
cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 12.00-13.00 40 lb film bags topped FL  
Red 28.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 14.00-17.00                               
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s          
28.00-30.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 32.00-34.00 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 MEXICO ZUCCHINI AND YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK HIGHER, OTHERS      
STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 20.00 (FEW) 18.00 med 18.00    
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 22.00 (FEW) 20.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini   
sml-med 24.00 OCCAS LOWER med 23.00-24.00 OCCAS LOWER Yellow Straightneck      
sml-med 24.00 med 23.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn lge 22.00 Butternut lge        
18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 Kabocha lge 23.00-25.00 Spaghetti lge           
20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00                                                       
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
40.00-45.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-38.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange 
Types 18.00-20.00 some 16.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types fr qual 12.00-16.00   
jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00                                                   
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red  
jbo 29.00-30.00 xlge 29.00-30.00 5x6 sz 27.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature    
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 6x6 sz 15.00-18.00  
Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz         
28.25-30.25 6x6 sz 19.25-26.00 10 lb flats GU Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties   
26.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red-red 6x6  
sz fr appear 18.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s 32.00 5x5s 
34.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats MX Vine Ripes light red-red lge  
14.00-15.00                                                                    
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med-lge 14.00-15.00 Local Repack light red-red med 16.00                       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 11.00-14.00 Local Repack light red-red med 15.00-16.25       
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red lge    
12.00-13.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 10-oz containers with lids MX light
red-red med fineappear 20.00                                                   
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET FLORIDA HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  25 lb cartons   
loose FL Roma light red-red exlge 20.00-22.00 OCCAS LOWER Local Repack Roma    
light red-red exlge 19.25-22.25 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma
light red-red exlge 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 lge 21.00-22.00                   
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 14.00-15.00 NJ  
Purple Top med 12.00                                                           
---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) 21.00-22.00 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                                                 

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Orange med fr qual 25.00-26.00