Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 12-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. Freezing Rain 32                                          
Yesterday's High 34                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thorned 18s 30.00 Thornless 
24s 28.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET PERU HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX    
Green lge 18.00 std 18.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 PE Green lge 18.00-20.00 OCCAS     
HIGHER std 18.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER                                            
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel crates FL     
Round Green Type Machine Picked 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER Flat     
Green Type 34.00-35.00 Cranberry Type 32.00 bushel reusable plastic containers 
(RPC) MX Round Green Type Machine Picked 15.00-16.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot   
Vert (French Type) 14.00-15.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) FL Fava 
40.00                                                                          
---BEETS:  MARKET BUNCHED 12S HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red    
Type 12s 16.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00-18.00 24s 24.00 25 lb sacks loose CD      
Quebec CD One Red Type lge 9.00-10.00 Gold Type lge 14.00-15.00                
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 15.00 CA bchd 14s 13.00-16.00
bchd 18s 16.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut
15.00 CA Crown Cut 14.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 MX Crown Cut 14.00-16.00     
mostly 14.00-15.00                                                             
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA med 32.00-40.00          
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med      
24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 fr appear 23.00-24.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One  
Red Type med 36.00-40.00 FL Red Type med 39.00 TX Round Green Type med 25.00 50
lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 17.00-18.00 NY Danish Type lge 17.00 
40 lb cartons TX Savoy Type med 26.00                                          
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00-23.00 GA med-lge 21.00 
sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 GA     
med-lge 20.00 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 GA med-lge 20.00  
50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 22.00-24.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 16.00 Quebec CDOne   
jbo 16.00 MX jbo 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 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 9s 17.00-18.00  
12s 19.00-20.00 CA White 9s 17.00-18.00 12s 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 (ONE
LABEL) 24.00                                                                   
---CELERY:  MARKET 2 DOZEN LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 41.00-42.00   
mostly 42.00 filmbags 30s 44.00 (FEW SALES) 48.00                              
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz    
30.00-32.00 OCCAS 33.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 30.00-32.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz       
30.00-32.00 OCCAS 33.00 5 lb carton miniature type GU 18.00                    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 22.00-24.00   
mostly 24.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 14.00-16.00 ord qual 14.00 lge 20.00 UNWAXED 
bushel baskets FL Pickles med 40.00-42.00 mostly 40.00 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 12.00 sml 12s 14.00-15.00 20 lb cartons 
DR Persian sml 36.00-38.00                                                     
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL
med fr qual 16.00 (FEW SALES) Long Striped med 28.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons      
wrapped FL med 20.00 FEW SALES LOW AS 14.00 MX med 16.00 bushel cartons wrapped
MX 16s 14.00-15.00 18s 18.00-19.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 22.00-24.00 1/2
bushel cartons FL Italian med 16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml       
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 40 lb cartons HD Thai med 38.00 30 lb cartons  
FL Indian sml 28.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 26.00-28.00         
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 19.00-24.00 mostly      
19.00-22.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 20.00-24.00                               
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 19.00-20.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons AG White super col 62.00 CQ White    
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 32.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 28.00-30.00 mostly         
28.00-29.00 (FEW SALES) 32.00 SP White super col 37.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic 
jars CQ Peeled 39.00 (FEW SALES) cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled         
22.00-31.00 mostly 22.00-28.00 per jar CQ Peeled 5.50-7.75 mostly 5.50-7.00    
---GREENS:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched GA Collard 24s 18.00-20.00 Kale    
green 24s 30.00 NC Collard 24s 20.00 Kale green 24s 32.00 TX Collard 12s 18.00 
18s 20.00 Kale green 24s 30.00-35.00 12s 24.00 red 24s 24.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 
12s 20.00-21.00 Mustard 12s 20.00 Swiss Chard green 24s 32.00 12s 16.00-17.00  
Mixed Colors 12s 16.00 Red 12s 16.00-17.00 Turnip Tops 12s 20.00 Dandelion 12s 
16.00-18.00 Kohlrabi 24s 32.00 12s 20.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe
(Rappini) 20s fineappear 42.00 CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 23.00-24.00 10 lb
cartons bunched 10s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 14.00-16.00 CA 24s 
flmwrpd 14.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 17.00                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 Red   
Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 CA Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 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 15.00-18.00 mostly         
17.00-18.00 CA 24s 17.00-18.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts   
12.00-15.00 CA Hearts 15.00                                                    
---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:    1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 28.00-30.00 (FEW SALES) 33.00,       
Indian 30.00                                                                   
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 26.00 cartons     
bunched bulb type MX 48s 27.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00-20.00
MX Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER TX Leeks 12s med-lge 25.00 (FEW  
SALES) cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 26.00-28.00 mostly    
26.00 bundles bunched NL Leeks 25.00-26.00                                     
---PARSLEY:    crates bunched FL Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s 20.00 cartons       
bunched TX Curly 60s 20.00 fineappear 25.00 Plain 60s 20.00 fineappear 25.00   
30s 10.00                                                                      
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 21.00-22.00           
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SNOW PEAS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU       
English 12.00 (FEW SALES) Snow Peas Decalyxed 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00     
OCCAS HIGHER AND LOWER Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00      
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel       
cartons FL Green jbo 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER exlge 15.00-17.00 OCCAS HIGHER   
lge 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00 OCCAS HIGHER med 14.00-15.00 MX Green jbo        
18.00-19.00 exlge 16.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 14.00-16.00  
mostly 14.00-15.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 10.00-12.00 med 10.00-15.00 mostly     
12.00-14.00 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo holdovers 7.00 exlge 10.00 25 lb cartons  
MX Red exlge fr qual 12.00-16.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red lge 8.00 
Yellow lge 8.00                                                                
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET LONG HOT HIGHER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN  
PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Anaheim med 20.00-22.00 Hungarian Wax med         
20.00-22.00 Jalapeno med 22.00-26.00 Poblano med-lge 14.00 Yellow Chile sml    
18.00 (FEW SALES) 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles exlge 28.00 med 24.00 mxd 
yellow and green exlge 24.00 Long Hot exlge 50.00-55.00 MX Jalapeno exlge      
35.00-45.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 15.00 mxd yellow and green          
18.00-20.00 orange 18.00-20.00 red 18.00-20.00 10 lb cartons DR Shishito sml   
40.00-45.00 FL Cherry Hots Red sml 32.00 Fresno Red sml 42.00 25 lb sacks DR   
Ajies 44.00-50.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 34.00-35.00 red 75.00 
(FEW SALES) 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno exlge 38.00-45.00 Poblano lge         
20.00-21.00 Serrano sml 45.00-54.00                                            
---RADISHES:  MARKET 40 POUND FILM BAGS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons topped  
30 6-oz film bags FL Red 14.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 15.00 40
lb film bags topped FL Red 29.00-30.00 OCCAS HIGHER crates bunched FL Red 24s  
15.00                                                                          
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched TX Savoy 24s 14.00 1 2/5 bushel   
cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 1 2/5 bushel crates 
bunched CA Flat 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly 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 MEXICO YELLOW STRAIGHTECK AND GREY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.    
WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 
12.00 med 8.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00 med 10.00  
MX Zucchini sml-med 8.00-10.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med          
10.00-14.00 med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med           
17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 med 12.00-18.00 mostly 12.00-16.00 Grey sml     
14.00 sml-med 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med-lge   
26.00-28.00 mostly 28.00 Butternut lge 20.00-22.00 Kabocha lge 21.00-24.00     
mostly 22.00-23.00 Spaghetti lge 20.00-22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini  
lge 14.00 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 MATURE GREENS 5X6 SIZE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  25 lb       
cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red jbo 19.00 xlge 19.00 85% U.S. One or 
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 14.00-16.00 6x6 sz 16.00-17.00 mostly
16.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz   
17.50-19.25 6x6 sz 20.50 10 lb flats GU Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 22.00   
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red-red xlge       
13.50-16.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s 12.00 4x5s        
13.00-14.00 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes pink-light red 25s 8.00 CONTROLLED       
ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med-lge   
24.00 sml-med fr cond 12.00                                                    
---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 14.00                       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 fr cond 6.00 Local Repack light red-red
med 10.50-13.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light
red-red med 9.00 red med fr cond 8.00                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red   
exlge 15.50-18.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red
exlge 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00                                                 
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 28.00         
---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) 23.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00    

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                                                                     
---CUCUMBERS: UNWAXED GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless sml 12s 
fr cond 12.00