Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                                 
                                                                               
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 68                                               
Yesterday's High 78                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thorned 12s 21.00 24s 26.00 
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched PE Green jbo 38.00 lge    
28.00-30.00 std 24.00-26.00                                                    
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel crates NY Round Green Type Machine     
Picked 14.00-17.00 OCCAS HIGHER ord cond 3.00-5.00 TN Round Green Type Machine 
Picked 16.00-18.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 10.00-12.00      
mostly 10.00 25 lb cartons CA Fava 44.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers     
(RPC) MX Fava 28.00-36.00 mostly 28.00-32.00 1 1/9 bushel crates CA Fava 44.00 
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec CD One 12s 16.00 OH 12s   
14.00-16.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One lge 8.00-10.00 MI lge 9.00-10.00
OH lge 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00                                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 20.00-22.00 Baby Hybrid
Type bchd 18s 25.00-26.00 ME bchd 14s 16.00-17.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown 
Cut 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 CD Quebec Crown Cut fr cond 8.00-10.00      
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 34.00-36.00         
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel crates and 50 lb cartons NJ Round    
Green Type lge 15.00 (FLAT TYPE) PA Round Green Type med 13.00 Red Type med    
17.00 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CD One Round Green Type med 14.00-16.00 mostly  
14.00-15.00 Red Type med 18.00-20.00 Quebec CD One Round Green Type med        
12.00-15.00 Red Type med 18.00-20.00 NY Round Green Type med 14.00-16.00 mostly
16.00 Red Type med 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish
Type lge 11.00-13.00 NY Danish Type lge 10.00-11.00 1 3/4 bushel crates and 40 
lb cartons CD Ontario CD One Savoy Type med 16.00-18.00 PA Savoy Type med 13.00
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-23.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00-19.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 19.00 sacks 24 2-lb film
bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 sacks 16 3-lb   
film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 
18.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 18.00 Quebec CDOne      
med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 22.00-24.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo        
17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 16.00-18.00 MI jbo 18.00 MX jbo 17.00-18.00 mostly
18.00 (FEW SALES) 19.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 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 12S LOWER,  OTHER STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA     
White 9s 15.00-18.00 12s 15.00-18.00 (ONE LABEL)  20.00 holdovers 10.00-11.00  
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 18.00-20.00 filmbags 30s           
18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 CD Quebec 2 dz 14.00 OH 2 dz 13.00-15.00 mostly 
13.00-14.00 2 1/2 dz 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00                            
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates NJ Yellow 4 dz          
15.00-16.00 White 4 dz 15.00-16.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 15.00-16.00 NY Yellow 4 dz fr 
cond 10.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 14.00 OH Yellow 4 dz 18.00 White 4 dz 14.00-18.00     
mostly 14.00-16.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 16.00-18.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature type    
18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 VA White 4 dz 16.00-18.00                             
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons CD Quebec CDOne med  
26.00-30.00 GA med 24.00 MI med fr qual 18.00 NY med fr appear fr qual         
13.00-14.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ med 22.00-26.00 fr qual 14.00-18.00
fr appear 18.00 fr qual 10.00 1 1/9 bushel crates CD Ontario Pickles med 35.00 
bushel baskets NJ Pickles med 38.00-40.00 mostly 40.00 (FEW SALES) 45.00       
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless sml 15.00 FL    
Long Seedless med 16.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian med 32.00-38.00 mostly        
32.00-36.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian med     
20.00                                                                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med fr qual 8.00-10.00 NJ
med 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 fineappear 18.00 lge 12.00 1 1/9 bushel     
cartons wrapped GA med 14.00-16.00 lge 9.00-10.00 25 lb cartons NJ Long Striped
14.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-28.00 5/9 bushel   
cartons NJ Italian 14.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ Sicilian 16.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg
cartons tray pack NL Italian med 28.00-30.00                                   
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 16.00-18.00 10 lb       
cartons BL Witloof 20.00                                                       
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 16.00-18.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 70.00 CQ White    
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 29.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 25.00-30.00 mostly         
25.00-28.00 SP White super col 38.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled    
32.00-34.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 26.00-30.00 mostly           
27.00-30.00 per jar CQ Peeled 6.50-7.50                                        
---GREENS:  MARKET COLLARD HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Kale 12s  
12.00 Dandelion 12-16s 13.00 cartons bunched CD Quebec Kale 12s 13.00-15.00    
Dandelion 12-16s 14.00 GA Collard 24s 12.00 Kale 24s 15.00 MD Collard 24s 12.00
NJ Swiss Chard 12-16s 12.00 Mixed Colors 12-16s 12.00 Red 12-16s 12.00 NY Kale 
12s 12.00 OH Collard 24s 10.00-11.00 Kale 24s 11.00-12.00 cartons/crates       
bunched NJ Collard 12-16s 11.00-13.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe   
(Rappini) 20s 36.00-40.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 19.00 NJ Broccoli Rabe     
(Rappini) 20s 32.00                                                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET CANADA LOWER, OTHER ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s  
flmwrpd 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 CD Quebec 24s flmwrpd 15.00-16.00       
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly
16.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 CD Quebec Boston 24s 18.00 3 
lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 mostly 7.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz    
containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 15.00                                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 18.00-19.00 OCCAS    
HIGHER CD Quebec 24s 14.00-15.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts 
16.00-18.00                                                                    
---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 crates FL sml-med 13.00-18.00 mostly      
13.00-16.00 1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 19.00 Indian Type OFFERINGS          
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET CALIFORNIA LEEKS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons       
bunched CD Quebec 48s med 16.00-18.00 MX 48s med 20.00 CA Leeks 12s med-lge    
16.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER NJ Leeks 12s med 14.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless CD 
Quebec 24 bunches per bag 18.00 MX 24 bunches per bag 20.00 bundles bunched CD 
Quebec Leeks 12s med 13.00-15.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00                             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Curly 60s 21.00 Plain 60s       
21.00-22.00 OH Curly 60s 16.00-17.00 mostly 17.00 Plain 60s 18.00-22.00 mostly 
18.00-20.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 Plain 60s     
22.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00                                                        
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI 17.00-22.00 mostly      
17.00-21.00                                                                    
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 10.00-12.00 Snow Peas 
Decalyxed 20.00-23.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 20.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed
22.00-24.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 20.00-24.00                           
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel       
cartons CD Ontario Mxd Yellow And Green lge 10.00 Quebec Green lge fr qual     
10.00-12.00 CdOne Green jbo 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 exlge   
16.00 MI Green exlge 20.00 (FEW SALES) NJ Green jbo 15.00-18.00 mostly         
15.00-16.00 exlge 14.00-15.00 lge 12.00 med-lge fr qual 10.00-12.00 Mxd Red And
Green lge 8.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge 8.00-12.00    
mostly 10.00-11.00 OH Red jbo 14.00 PA Green exlge 14.00 15 lb cartons CA Red  
exlge-lge 11.00-14.00 25 lb cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual 16.00-22.00 mostly 
20.00-22.00 CD Ontario Red exlge fr qual 20.00 Orange exlge fr qual 20.00 MX   
Red irreg sz fr qual fr cond 14.00-15.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CA Red  
med 8.00 CD Ontario CdOne Red jbo 8.00-9.00 lge fr qual fr cond 4.00-7.00      
Yellow exlge 12.00 Orange exlge 12.00 MI Yellow med fr qual fr cond 6.00-8.00  
Orange exlge fr qual 7.00-9.00 med fr cond 5.00-7.00 MX Red exlge 12.00-13.00  
SOME 6.00-7.00 Yellow exlge 16.00 SOME 6.00-7.00 Orange exlge 16.00 SOME       
6.00-7.00                                                                      
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN  PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL 
Anaheim 17.00 Hungarian Wax med 17.00-18.00 Jalapeno med-lge 16.00-17.00       
Serrano 22.00 NJ Anaheim 10.00 Habanero orange 15.00-18.00 Hungarian Wax med   
14.00 Jalapeno med-lge 12.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons DR Cubanelles lge 12.00-14.00
NJ Cubanelles lge 14.00 Jalapeno lge 10.00-12.00 Long Hot lge 10.00-14.00      
mostly 10.00-12.00 OCCAS LOWER Poblano lge 12.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero mixed
red and green 17.00-18.00 red 17.00-26.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 33.00 30 lb     
cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 30.00-32.00 red 45.00 40 lb containers MX     
Jalapeno lge 18.00                                                             
---PUMPKINS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons OH Miniature Flat Type 18.00
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CD Quebec Red   
11.00 OH Red 10.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD Quebec Red 11.00 OH Red 
10.00-10.50 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 MI   
Red 18.00 OH Red 16.00-20.00 cartons bunched CD Quebec Red 24s 12.00-14.00 OH  
Red 24s 14.00-16.00                                                            
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 24.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s          
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s         
20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 15.00 cartons
4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-11.00  
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons AL Yellow   
Straightneck med 16.00 GA Yellow Straightneck sml-med 18.00 med 14.00 NJ       
Zucchini sml-med 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 FEW SALES LOW AS 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER  
med 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00-18.00 med       
15.00-16.00 NY Zucchini sml-med 22.00 med 20.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med    
20.00 (FEW SALES) OH Zucchini sml-med 22.00 med 20.00 lge 16.00 Yellow         
Straightneck med 18.00 (FEW SALES) bushel cartons NY Acorn med 12.00-14.00     
Butternut med 14.00-15.00 Spaghetti med 16.00-18.00 OH Acorn med-lge           
12.00-14.00 White med 22.00 Butternut med-lge 14.00-15.00 Carnival med 26.00   
Delicata med 26.00 Golden Acorn med 22.00 Golden Hubbard med 22.00 Kabocha lge 
20.00-24.00 Spaghetti med 16.00-18.00 Turban med 22.00 PA Kabocha lge          
16.00-17.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ Butternut med 14.00-15.00 Spaghetti med    
12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 OH Blue Hubbard sml-med 22.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini
12.00 (Miniature type)                                                         
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese 
Types 64.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types med fr qual 48.00 jbo 40.00-44.00 NC 
U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 No Grade Marks Orange   
Types med fr qual 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00        
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 25 lb cartons loose AL Vine  
Ripes light red-red 5x5 sz 16.00 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00 6x6 sz 16.00 CA Mature     
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-17.00 6x6 sz 17.00-18.00 CD Ontario CDOne    
Vine Ripes light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00 NC Vine Ripes red lge fr qual ord cond   
5.00 med fr qual ord cond 5.00 NJ Vine Ripes light red-red lge 14.00-17.00 med 
12.00-14.00 NY Vine Ripes pink xlge 14.00 red xlge 8.00 TN 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 6x6 sz 17.50 10 lb cartons NC  
Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red 18.00 15 lb cartons NC Vine Ripe -
Heirloom Varieties light red-red fr qual 15.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb       
cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x5s 16.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb     
flats on the vine CA Vine Ripes red med-lge 7.00-9.00 CD Ontario CDOne Vine    
Ripes red med-lge 7.00-10.00 FEW SALES HIGH AS 12.00 NY Vine Ripes red med-lge 
7.50-8.00                                                                      
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets PA light red-red   
med 11.00 TN light red-red med 13.00 Local Repack light red-red med 16.95      
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids NJ
light red-red med 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 PA light red-red med 11.00 Local    
Repack light red-red med 17.50 GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD
Ontario light red-red med 11.00-12.00                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL Roma light     
red-red exlge 17.00 CD Ontario Roma light red-red exlge holdovers 15.00-16.00  
NC Roma light red-red exlge 17.00 NJ Roma red exlge fr qual fr cond 10.00-12.00
TN Roma light red-red exlge 16.00-18.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge  
17.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00
OCCAS HIGHER                                                                   
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne Purple Top med    
14.00 MI Purple Top med 12.00-14.00 OH 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 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 PA Preserved       
19.00-20.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA Preserved 20.00                    
---ORNAMENTAL CORN: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   bushel cartons/crates NY Indian    
bchd 20-3s 20.00 (LARGE AND SMALL SIZE)                                        
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons/crates OH     
Shellacked 18.00                                                               
---STRAW BALES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   per bale PA standard 6.00