Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 11-SEP-2019                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BP_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Mostly Cloudy 70
Yesterday's High 87                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 24s 23.00-24.00 occas higher  
30s 29.00-30.00                                                                
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons/crates bunched MX Green std       
42.00-44.00 PE Green lge 44.00-46.00                                           
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled NY Round Green Type 
15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 36.00
5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 11.00-12.00                     
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Red Type 12s 19.00-22.00 mostly   
19.00-20.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec Red Type med 10.00-12.00 lge 8.00-9.00 
NJ Red Type med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec Gold Type   
med 20.00                                                                      
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CALIFORNIA HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s    
21.00-22.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00 occas higher 20 lb cartons loose CA
Crown Cut Short Trim 25.00 occas higher and lower CD Ontario Crown Cut Short   
Trim 22.00 ME Crown Cut Short Trim 22.00 NY Crown Cut fr appear 17.00-18.00    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 38.00 fr qual 26.00 
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons MD Round Green Type med
13.00 NY Round Green Type med 13.00-14.00 Red Type med 22.00 1 7/8 bushel      
cartons CD Quebec Danish Type xlge 15.00-16.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec Round   
Green Type med 13.00-14.00 Red Type med 21.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish Type
lge 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 24 inch bins MD Round Green Type med 150.00 1 3/4 
bushel cartons NY Savoy Type med 22.00-23.00                                   
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 24.00-26.00  
mostly 24.00-25.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 25.00 50 lb sacks loose  
CA jbo 28.00 CD Quebec jbo 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00 MX jbo 20.00 occas         
21.00-23.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 24.00-25.00 CD Quebec 24s 20.00-22.00 mostly
20.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags 
CA Baby Peeled 25.00                                                           
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 14.00-15.00  
12s 18.00-20.00 occas 21.00 16s 14.00-15.00                                    
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 20.00-21.00 2 1/2 dz         
20.00-21.00 filmbags 30s 22.00-23.00 CD Quebec 2 dz 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 2 
1/2 dz 16.00-19.00 mostly 16.00 filmbags 30s 20.00-22.00 MI 2 dz 18.00 2 1/2 dz
18.00 filmbags 30s 21.00-22.00 cartons film bags CD Quebec Hearts 18s fr qual  
22.00 MI Hearts 18s 30.00                                                      
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates MD Yellow 4 dz min 14.00
NY Yellow 4 dz min 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00 occas 18.00 cartons NY White 4 dz  
min 15.00 occas higher and lower Bi-Color 4 dz min fr cond 12.00               
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med-lge 22.00 lge 
26.00-28.00 NY med 21.00-22.00 fr qual 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 lge 14.00
TN med ord qual 12.00 1 1/9 bushel crates NJ Pickles Kirby Type sml-med        
30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long 
Seedless lge 12s 14.00-15.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario Persian sml-med 26.00    
cartons 12 6-count  trays film wrapped CD Ontario Persian sml-med 15.00        
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped GA med fr qual
11.00 NJ med 12.00-14.00 sml 12.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 20.00 occas
higher 40 lb cartons HD Thai med-lge 49.00 FL Indian med-lge 45.00-46.00       
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR Italian 225-400 gm 25.00-28.00 mostly     
25.00-26.00                                                                    
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00
cartons CD Quebec 18s 18.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Witloof 21.00-24.00         
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 15.00-17.00 mostly    
15.00 cartons CD Quebec 18s 18.00                                              
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White col 61.00 netted 5s         
66.00-72.00 mostly 66.00-68.00 SP White col 59.00-60.00 netted 5s 62.00 cartons
20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 63.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled     
68.00-69.00 fr cond 59.00 cartons 4 5-lb film bags CQ Peeled 59.00 SP Peeled   
48.00-49.00                                                                    
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Dandelion 12s 16.00-17.00  
Kohlrabi 12s 21.00-22.00 cartons bunched NJ Swiss Chard Red 12s 17.00 White 12s
17.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched MD Collard 12s 11.00 15-18s 11.00    
Kale 12s 11.00 15-18s 11.00 Mustard 12s 16.00 15-18s 16.00 Turnip Tops 12s     
16.00 15-18s 16.00 Rape 12s 17.00 NJ Mustard 15-18s 16.00-17.00 Turnip Tops    
15-18s 16.00-17.00 cartons CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 36.00 Broccoli Rabe         
(Rappini) 20s 46.00 NJ Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 18.00                        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 19.00-20.00
24s flmwrpd 20.00-22.00 CD Quebec 24s flmwrpd 16.00                            
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 17.00-19.00 
mostly 17.00-18.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-17.00 CD Quebec Green Leaf 24s 13.00 2.5 
lb cartons CA Frisee 12s 20.00 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 7.00-8.00 mostly
7.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid WV Boston 17.00            
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 22.00-24.00 cartons  
12 3-count packages CA Hearts 20.00-24.00 few best brands 30.00                
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00-14.50 mostly   
14.00 med-lge 12.50-13.00 sml-med 13.50-14.00 Sliced med-lge 14.00-14.75 mostly
14.00 5 lb cartons PA Oyster 17.50-18.50 occas higher Cremini 8.00-9.50 mostly 
8.00-9.00 Portobella exlge 9.00 occas higher lge 9.00 Caps exlge 12.00 3 lb    
cartons PA Class I Shiitake exlge 12.00-12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film       
wrapped PA White 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.00-12.50                                
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons/crates HD med-lge 22.00-26.00     
mostly 22.00                                                                   
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec 48s med 12.00-13.00
mostly 12.00 MX 48s lge 13.00-14.00 48s med 13.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type  
24s 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 22.00-23.00    
cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag 13.00-14.00 Eastern Boston   
crates bunched NJ Leeks 12s 22.00-23.00                                        
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Curly 60s 22.00-23.00     
Plain 60s 21.00-22.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 22.00 OH    
Curly 60s 23.00-24.00 Plain 60s 23.00-24.00                                    
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET HIGHER.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 30.00-32.00  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
18.00-21.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 19.00-21.00 fr cond 12.00                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red exlge
fr qual 30.00 CD Quebec Green jbo 13.00-14.00 exlge 12.00-14.00 fr qual        
9.00-11.00 MX Green exlge 17.00 occas lower NJ Green exlge 14.00 OH Green exlge
13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 PA Green jbo 14.00 exlge 12.00-14.00 fr qual   
9.00-11.00 11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 24.00 Yellow exlge 22.00 Orange exlge    
24.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 26.00-27.00 MX Red exlge fr qual 21.00        
GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons CD Ontario Red exlge 22.00 Yellow exlge 22.00         
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons MD Hungarian Wax  
14.00 NJ Finger Hot green 23.00 Habanero red 16.00 Hungarian Wax 14.00-16.00 1 
1/9 bushel cartons NJ Cubanelles lge 22.00 Jalapeno lge 18.00-20.00 Long Hot   
green lge 19.00 OH Jalapeno lge 17.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero red 15.00-18.00 
MX Manzano orange 51.00 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno green exlge 18.00-19.00   
lge 16.00 Poblano green 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00 Serrano green 22.00-24.00     
occas higher 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 60.00 red 70.00            
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  24 inch bins MD Cinderella jbo 280.00 xlge 280.00
VA Cinderella xlge 280.00                                                      
---RADISHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags MI Red    
12.00 OH Red 12.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags MI Red 12.00-14.00 OH Red  
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 20.00-22.00 occas
higher MI Red 20.00-22.00 OH Red 20.00-22.00 cartons bunched CD Quebec Red 24s 
18.00 fr qual 15.00 1/2 bruce cartons NY Black 33.00-38.00                     
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                   
---RUTABAGAS: NO OFFERINGS.                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 18.00 Savoy 24s 
20.00 occas higher cartons 6 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 10.00      
cartons 8 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 15.50 cartons 12 10-oz film   
bags CA Savoy 16.00-17.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 16.00-17.00     
mostly 16.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00         
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons CD Quebec Zucchini sml-med
15.00 med fr qual 11.00 MD Zucchini sml-med 13.00-14.00 med 12.00-13.00 mostly 
12.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 13.00-14.00 sml-med 12.00-13.00 NY Zucchini      
sml-med 14.00 med 12.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00-15.00 PA Zucchini    
sml-med 14.00 med 12.00-13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00 med 12.00-13.00
TN Zucchini sml-med 13.00 med-lge 10.00-12.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med      
14.00-15.00 fr cond 10.00 VA Zucchini sml-med 13.00-14.00 Yellow Straightneck  
sml 13.00-14.00 med 12.00-13.00 bushel cartons CA Kabocha med-lge 19.00-20.00  
MX Acorn med 19.00 Kabocha med-lge 19.00 NJ Acorn med 18.00 OH Acorn med 18.00 
Spaghetti med 18.00 PA Spaghetti med 18.00-20.00 35 lb min containers MX Grey  
lge 28.00                                                                      
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types      
63.00-66.00 U.S. No. 2 Red Types 45.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 30.00-32.00  
U.S. Coml Orange Types 16.00-19.00 mostly 16.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo
24.00-26.00 occas lower 30 lb cartons HI U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type 44.00        
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL Vine Ripes light    
red-red xlge 21.00-24.00 lge 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00 80% U.S. One or Better   
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 22.00-24.00 6x6 sz 22.00-24.00 MI 80% U.S.  
One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 21.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-23.00
6x6 sz 21.00-23.00 NC Vine Ripes light red-red xlge 22.00-24.00 lge 22.00-24.00
red xlge fr cond 20.00 lge fr cond 20.00 TN 80% U.S. One or Better Mature      
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 22.00-23.00 6x6 sz 22.00-23.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb    
cartons CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes green-breakers 28s 22.00 light red-red 25s 
14.00 28s 14.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light 
red-red med 12.00-14.00 10 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripe - Heirloom    
Varieties light red-red xlge 26.00                                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets VA light red-red 
20.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CD Quebec light red-red 20.00-22.00         
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids NJ
light red-red 16.00 fair condition lower VA light red-red 16.00 ADAPTED        
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red 16.00          
GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD Ontario light red-red 15.00   
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons     
loose MX light red-red exlge 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks CD Quebec med 14.00-15.00 MI med      
13.00-15.00 sml-med 14.00 occas 15.00-16.00                                    
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons MD Alfalfa Sprouts          
10.00-11.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages MD Alfalfa Sprouts 11.00 35 lb crates MX  
Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 16.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 15.00 

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA 18.00-20.00     
cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA 20.00-22.00                                    

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 46.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA
med-lge 46.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 46.00 25 lb sacks loose CA jbo
38.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 40.00 cartons 24 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled    
34.00                                                                          
---GREENS: cartons bunched CA Swiss Chard Red 12s 32.00 White 12s 32.00        
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 26.00 Red Leaf 24s 26.00 3 lb      
cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 10.00-11.00                                         
---MUSHROOMS: 10 lb cartons PA White lge 15.50-16.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I   
Shiitake exlge 21.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White 17.50         
---SPINACH: 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-12.00