Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 14-AUG-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.  Fog/Mist 74                                              
Yesterday's High 80                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 22.00         
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 40.00 lge    
32.00 std 28.00 PE Green lge 30.00-32.00 std 27.00-29.00 sml 14.00             
---BEANS:  MARKET LOWER.  bushel crates NY Round Green Type Machine Picked     
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 Wax Type 40.00-45.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert     
(French Type) 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00                                         
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec CD One Red Type 12s 22.00 
NJ Red Type 12s 20.00 OH Red Type 12s 20.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec Red Type 
sml 7.00 med-lge 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 NJ Red Type lge 14.00 OH Red Type lge
11.00-15.00                                                                    
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons CA bchd 14s          
13.00-18.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00 ME bchd 14s 13.00 20 lb cartons    
loose CA Crown Cut 18.00 fineappear 21.00 Short Trim 18.00-19.00 CD Ontario    
Crown Cut 16.00 ME Crown Cut 16.00 MX Crown Cut 19.00 WA Crown Cut 16.00-17.00 
mostly 16.00                                                                   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 30.00-36.00 mostly  
30.00-33.00                                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 3/4 bushel crates and 50 lb 
cartons NJ Round Green Type med-lge 12.00-14.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One 
Round Green Type med 14.00-15.00 mostly 15.00 Red Type med 24.00 NY Round Green
Type med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 Red Type med 26.00 PA Round Green Type med   
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 Flat Type 12.00 OCCAS HIGHER Red Type med-lge 24.00   
sml-med 18.00-20.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 15.00-16.00   
mostly 15.00 NY Danish Type lge 14.00-15.00 50 lb containers CD Quebec CD One  
Savoy Type med 20.00 NY Savoy Type sml-med 14.00-18.00 PA Savoy Type sml-med   
12.00                                                                          
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00 IS med-lge 19.00 sacks  
24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 21.00 Quebec 
CDOne med-lge 21.00 IS med-lge 19.00 sacks 16 3-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00  
IS med-lge 19.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne     
med-lge 17.50 IS med-lge 19.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 24.00-25.00 CD Ontario 
CDOne jbo 21.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 21.00 MX jbo 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 cartons 
bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled          
15.00-16.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 24.00-26.00               
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons film wrapped
CA White 9s 15.00 fineappear 22.00 12s 15.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 fineappear
22.00 flat cartons jacket pack ME White 9s 10.00-11.00 (FEW SALES)             
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-19.00 2   
1/2 dz 17.00 fineappear 21.00 filmbags 30s 20.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00 OCCAS HIGHER
fineappear 23.00                                                               
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates DE Bi-Color 4 dz 20.00 NJ     
Yellow 4 dz 22.00-26.00 OCCAS LOW AS 20.00 White 4 dz 20.00-24.00 (FEW SALES)  
19.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 24.00 NY Yellow 4 dz 22.00-25.00 24 inch bins PA Yellow 60 
doz 160.00 OCCAS HIGHER White 60 doz 160.00 OCCAS HIGHER Bi-Color 60 doz 160.00
OCCAS HIGHER                                                                   
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons  
MX med 18.00 lge 16.00 NY med 17.00-18.00 fr qual 8.00 TN med 18.00 fr qual    
9.00 lge 12.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons CD Quebec med fr qual 9.00 CDOne   
med 10.00-11.00 NJ med 14.00 (SOME SALES 12.00) fr qual 8.00 lge 8.00 1 1/9    
bushel crates NJ Pickles sml 17.00 bushel baskets NJ Pickles med 27.00-28.00   
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 11.00   
sml 12s 10.00-12.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 23.00-32.00 cartons 8 1-lb    
trays film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml 14.00                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET NEW JERSEY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1   
1/9 bushel cartons GA lge 12.00 HD Long Striped med 40.00 NJ med fr qual 3.00  
lge 5.00-7.00 TN lge 12.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped GA med 14.00 NJ med    
7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 TN med 14.00 20 lb containers NJ Long Striped med 13.00  
30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 28.00 5/9 bushel cartons NJ Italian sml 13.00     
bushel cartons NJ Sicilian med-lge 26.00 30 lb cartons HD Thai med 40.00       
GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 23.00-26.00                             
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CD Quebec 18s 17.00 Howard crates OH 18s   
16.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 16.00-20.00                                     
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET CANADA HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons CD Quebec 18s 17.00 
24s 20.00 Howard crates OH 18s 16.00                                           
---GARLIC:  MARKET 20 1-POUND JARS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 
30 lb cartons CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 60.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm     
65.00-67.00 OCCAS HIGHER AND LOWER MX White 65-70mm/6.5-7.0cm 70.00 SP White   
super col 46.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 52.00 OCCAS HIGHER Purple super col
65.00 10 lb cartons MX Elephant 55.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled   
56.00-65.00 mostly 62.00-65.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled           
48.00-56.00 per jar CQ Peeled 12.00-14.00 SP Peeled 12.50-13.00                
---GREENS:  MARKET SWISS CHARD LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CD 
Quebec Swiss Chard green 12s 15.00-20.00 red 12s 15.00-20.00 Mixed Colors 12s  
15.00 MD Collard 24s 11.00 Kale green 24s 11.00 OH Kale green 24s 12.00        
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 14.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NJ Collard     
12-16s 10.00-12.00 Kale green 12s 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 Swiss Chard green   
12s 14.00-20.00 red 12s 14.00 OCCAS HIGHER Mixed Colors 12s 14.00 Dandelion 12s
14.00 FEW SALES HIGH AS 20.00 20 lb cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 
20s 35.00 10 lb ctns bchd 10s 20.00 fineappear 42.00-45.00 mostly 42.00        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 24s flmwrpd 15.00-18.00 mostly 
15.00-17.00 (FEW SALES) 19.00 30s flmwrpd 13.00 CD Quebec 24s flmwrpd          
14.50-16.00                                                                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET CANADA LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf   
24s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 (FEW SALES) 19.00 Red Leaf 24s 15.00-16.00  
mostly 16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 CD Quebec Green Leaf 24s 12.00 Red Leaf 24s     
12.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz        
containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 17.00-18.00                               
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons CA 24s        
17.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 fineappear 24.00 CD Quebec 24s 14.00-17.00      
mostly 16.00 cartons 12 16-oz (3 count) packages CD Quebec Hearts 18.00-19.00  
cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages CA Hearts 21.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-24.00   
OCCAS HIGH AS 28.00 OCCAS LOW AS 17.00                                         
---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 med-lge 16.00-20.00 1/2 bushel  
cartons HD med-lge 18.00-20.00 Indian Type 20.00                               
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET CALIFORNIA LEEKS HIGHER, ICELESS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.
cartons bunched MX 48s med 11.00-12.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 48s med     
22.00-23.00 NJ Leeks 12s lge 16.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s lge 18.00-20.00
fineappear 24.00 NJ Leeks 12s lge 16.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24      
bunches per bag 10.00-12.00 bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 14.00              
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched OH Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 
22.00-28.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 17.00 OCCAS HIGHER Plain 60s          
17.00-23.00                                                                    
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI 28.00-30.00             
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
16.00-18.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 24.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed          
12.00-15.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 20.00-22.00                           
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons CD Quebec CdOne Green exlge 15.00-16.00 lge fr qual 13.00-14.00 NJ     
Green jbo 16.00-17.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 exlge 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 (FEW    
SALES) 20.00 lge 13.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 OCCAS HIGHER med 10.00 Mxd    
Yellow And Green lge 9.00-12.00 OH Green jbo 17.00 exlge 16.00 lge 13.00 med   
12.00 TN Green jbo 20.00 (FEW SALES) exlge 18.00 (FEW SALES) 15 lb cartons CA  
Red lge 35.00 25 lb cartons CA Red exlge fr qual 35.00-38.00 GREENHOUSE 25 lb  
cartons CD Ontario Yellow lge fr qual ord cond 24.00 Orange lge fr qual ord    
cond 10.00 MX Yellow lge fr qual ord cond 24.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario  
CdOne Red exlge 20.00 MX Red exlge 15.00 Orange exlge 22.00-24.00 NL Red exlge 
20.00 Yellow exlge 20.00-22.00                                                 
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Finger Hot sml 22.00 
(FEW SALES) NJ Anaheim med 12.00 Hungarian Wax med 12.00-13.00 Jalapeno lge    
12.00 Poblano lge 12.00 Serrano med 12.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Poblano lge  
26.00 NJ Cubanelles mxd yellow and green med 10.00 Long Hot lge 12.00-14.00 8  
lb cartons DR Habanero green 21.00 mixed red and green 20.00-22.00 mxd orange  
and green 20.00-22.00 mxd yellow and green 20.00-22.00 orange 22.00-24.00 red  
18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 48.00 red 48.00 40 lb       
containers MX Finger Hot sml 42.00 Jalapeno lge 22.00-24.00 Poblano med-lge    
21.00 Serrano sml 21.00-30.00                                                  
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CD Quebec Red   
10.00 OH Red 10.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD Quebec Red 10.00 OH Red 
11.00 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 22.00 OCCAS HIGHER OH Red 21.00     
cartons bunched CD Quebec Red 24s 12.00-13.00 OCCAS HIGHER OH Red 24s 14.00    
---RUTABAGAS:    50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT 
TO QUOTE                                                                       
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s    
18.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 21.00-22.00 cartons 12 10-oz film
bags Repacked Enroute Flat 15.00-16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat    
14.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00                                     
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons GA    
Zucchini sml-med 12.00 med 7.00-8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00 med     
10.00 NJ Zucchini sml-med 9.00-10.00 med 6.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 10.00
med 6.00 NY Zucchini sml-med 8.00-10.00 med 6.00-8.00 Yellow Straightneck      
sml-med 8.00-10.00 med 6.00-8.00 OH Zucchini sml-med 8.00-10.00 (FEW SALES)    
12.00 med 6.00-8.00 (FEW SALES) 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 8.00-10.00   
mostly 10.00 med 6.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 PA Zucchini sml-med 11.00 Yellow        
Straightneck med 7.00 TN Zucchini sml-med 12.00 med 7.00-8.00 Yellow           
Straightneck sml-med 12.00 med 10.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med 18.00         
Butternut med 12.00-18.00 lge 10.00-15.00 Kabocha med 23.00 Spaghetti med-lge  
12.00-18.00 NJ Acorn med 14.00 Spaghetti med 14.00-15.00 5 lb cartons GU       
Scallop Green 20.00 Yellow 20.00                                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
42.00-45.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-38.00 mostly 35.00-36.00   
FEW SALES LOW AS 30.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 30.00 No Grade Marks Orange  
Types fr qual 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 jbo 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00      
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL Vine Ripes light red-red  
jbo 19.00 xlge 19.00-20.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red  
5x6 sz 20.00 6x6 sz 20.00 CA Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-20.00 6x6
sz 18.00-20.00 NJ Vine Ripes light red-red lge 18.00 med 15.00 TN 85% U.S. One 
or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.00 6x6 sz 20.00 Local Repack   
85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 21.50-23.75 6x6 sz   
21.50-23.75 6x7 sz 23.75 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes     
light red-red lge 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario     
CDOne Vine Ripes red med-lge 7.00 NY Vine Ripes red med-lge 6.00-7.00          
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets Local Repack     
light red-red med 18.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light     
red-red med 20.00-22.00                                                        
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids NJ light red-red med 13.00 yellow med 15.00 Local Repack light red-red med
14.50-16.50 GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt containers with lids CD Ontario light     
red-red med 12.00-13.00 NY light red-red med 12.00                             
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose MI Roma light     
red-red exlge 20.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 21.00-21.50 OPEN     
FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 ADAPTED      
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 18.00-20.00        
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top lge 13.00-14.00 NJ  
Purple Top lge 12.00                                                           
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET CACTUS LEAF( NOPALES) LOWER, OTHERS 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) 19.00-23.00 1 layer         
containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00                                         

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA Preserved 20.50 
cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA Preserved 21.50