Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 11-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. Light Snow 30                                             
Yesterday's High 37                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thorned 18s 30.00 Thornless 
24s 28.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green lge 18.00 std     
18.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 PE Green lge 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER std 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER 
---BEANS:  MARKET HARICOT VERT (FRENCH TYPE) LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel     
crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 (FEW SALES) 
23.00-24.00 OCCAS LOWER fr cond 16.00-18.00 holdovers 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 
Flat Green Type 34.00-35.00 Cranberry Type 32.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert  
(French Type) 14.00-15.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) FL Fava 40.00
---BEETS:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 16.00 TX Red Type 12s
16.00 24s 24.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 9.00-10.00     
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  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                                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons CA med 35.00-40.00         
---CABBAGE:  MARKET DANISH HIGHER, RED LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 7/8      
bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 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 40 lb  
cartons TX Savoy Type med 26.00                                                
---CARROTS:  MARKET CANADA AND MEXICO JUMBO LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 
48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags  
CA med-lge 22.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 50 lb sacks loose CA 
jbo 22.00-24.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 16.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 16.00-17.00 MX jbo 
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 12S HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  cartons film wrapped AZ White
9s 16.00 12s 18.00 CA White 9s 16.00 12s 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 (ONE   
LABEL) 24.00 holdovers 16.00                                                   
---CELERY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 2 dz 41.00-45.00 mostly 41.00-42.00      
filmbags 30s 44.00 (FEW SALES) 48.00 fr cond 37.00                             
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
30.00-32.00 (FEW SALES) 28.00 OCCAS 34.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 30.00-32.00 (FEW    
SALES) 28.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 30.00-32.00 (FEW SALES) 28.00 5 lb carton     
miniature type GU 18.00                                                        
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LONG SEEDLESS AND PERSIAN LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.    
WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med 22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 OCCAS HIGHER        
holdovers 20.00 fr qual 14.00-16.00 ord qual 14.00 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 12.00 sml 12s 14.00-15.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian 
sml 36.00-38.00                                                                
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET LOWER. 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 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 BELGIUM HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  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 LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 19.00-20.00            
---GARLIC:  MARKET LOWER.  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 ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched GA Collard 24s 18.00-20.00   
Kale green 24s 30.00 TX Collard 12s 18.00 18s 20.00 Kale green 24s 30.00 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 Mixed Colors 12s 16.00 Red 12s 16.00 Turnip    
Tops 12s 20.00 Dandelion 12s 16.00 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 GREEN LEAF HIGHER, OTHERS 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 HEARTS LOWER, OTHER HIGHER.  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: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 28.00                
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ICELESS HIGHER, MEDIUM LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT 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 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: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   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 HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.  10 lb cartons GU       
English 12.00 (FEW SALES) Snow Peas Decalyxed 9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00    
OCCAS LOWER Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00                 
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons
FL Green jbo 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 exlge 15.00-18.00 mostly           
16.00-17.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 lge 15.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 fr cond 12.00  
fr qual 12.00-16.00 fr cond 10.00 med 14.00-15.00 MX Green jbo 18.00-19.00     
exlge 16.00-20.00 (FEW SALES) 21.00 lge 14.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 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 LOWER. 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 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: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   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    
30.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 15.00                                          
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET FLAT TYPE CARTONS HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.  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 ZUCCHINI HIGHER; YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK,  ACORN AND KABOCHA    
LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT 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 14.00-18.00 mostly     
16.00-18.00 Grey sml 14.00 sml-med 14.00-16.00 med 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 SLIGHTLY LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or   
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 15.00-16.00 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 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes 
light red-red xlge 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 17.00                                                            
---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 ABOUT 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 HIGHER.  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 ABOUT 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