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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD (2019-01-03)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - January 3, 2019


BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 03-JAN-2019                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (410) 799-4840     Fax:  (410) 799-8442                                
                                                                               

BP_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 44
Yesterday's High 45                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe 24s 32.00 30s 32.00         
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in condition. pyramid crates 28 
lb bunched MX Green lge fr cond 30.00 11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green jbo
fr appear 26.00 lge 25.00-26.00 fair condition lower std 30.00 White exlge     
28.00                                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green Type 
22.00-23.00 GA Round Green Type 22.00-23.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert   
(French Type) 20.00                                                            
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched TX Red Type 12s 19.00-22.00   
mostly 20.00 24s 34.00-36.00 crates bunched FL Red Type 12s 17.00-19.00 25 lb  
sacks loose CA Gold Type sml 32.00 CD Quebec Red Type med 10.00 med-lge 10.00  
Gold Type med 16.00 TX Red Type med 12.00-13.00 lge 10.00                      
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 20.00-22.00 CA    
Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 occas lower 20 lb cartons   
loose AZ/CA Crown Cut Short Trim 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 MX Crown Cut   
Short Trim 24.00-26.00 fr cond 20.00                                           
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA 30.00-32.00 MX 35.00  
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons NC
Round Green Type lge 26.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type sml fr qual
22.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type med 28.00-30.00 mostly   
28.00-29.00 Red Type med 32.00-36.00 mostly 32.00 sml 32.00 50 lb sacks CD     
Quebec Danish Type lge 19.50-21.00 mostly 19.50-20.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons TX  
Savoy Type med 28.00 40 lb cartons CD Quebec Savoy Type med 32.00 occas higher 
and lower                                                                      
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 25.00-26.00 mostly 
25.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 50 lb sacks  
loose CD Ontario jbo 20.00 Quebec lge 16.00-17.00 jbo 20.00 MX jbo 20.00-21.00 
fr qual 16.50-18.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 24.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 cartons 30 
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 26.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled   
26.00                                                                          
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 9s     
16.00-17.00 12s 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00 TX White 12s 17.00 occas lower        
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 36.00-38.00 2 1/2 dz 34.00   
filmbags 30s 36.00-39.00 FL 2 dz 36.00-37.00 filmbags 36s 38.00-39.00          
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min      
16.00-18.00 occas 19.00 White 4 dz min 16.00-18.00                             
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and condition. 1 1/9 
bushel cartons FL lge 20.00 HD med 21.00 fr qual 16.00 sml 20.00 MX med        
22.00-24.00 fr qual 18.00 lge 23.00-28.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 fr cond 16.00     
bushel plastic containers MX Pickles Kirby Type sml-med 38.00 GREENHOUSE       
cartons film wrapped CD Ontario Long Seedless lge 12s 15.00-16.00 MX Long      
Seedless med 12s 14.00-15.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 28.00-32.00 occas    
higher                                                                         
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 16.00 bushel 
cartons wrapped MX 18s 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 24s 15.00-16.00 mostly   
15.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 40.00 GREENHOUSE 5  
kg/11 lb cartons DR Italian 100-175 gm 32.00-34.00 SP AIR Italian 175-225 gm   
30.00-34.00 occas lower                                                        
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 24.00 cartons TX 24s    
38.00-40.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Witloof 28.00-30.00                         
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 24.00 cartons TX 24s  
42.00                                                                          
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White col 48.00-49.00 netted 5s   
46.00-51.00 fr cond 43.00 SP White col 46.00 occas lower cartons 20 1-lb       
plastic jars CQ Peeled 50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 40.00 occas higher and lower cartons 4
5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 34.00-36.00 mostly 34.00-35.00   
cartons 4 5-lb film bags CQ Peeled 50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 34.00                     
---GREENS:  MARKET COLLARDS AND MUSTARD HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  crates   
bunched FL Collard 24s 30.00 Kale 24s 28.00 cartons bunched AZ/CA Broccoli Rabe
(Rappini) 20s 46.00-48.00 TX Mustard 12s 28.00 Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s    
20.00-22.00 Red 12s 20.00-22.00 White 12s 18.00-22.00 Turnip Tops 12s 28.00    
Dandelion 12s 21.00 Kohlrabi 12s 21.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NC  
Collard 12s 26.00 Kale 12s 26.00 15-18s 28.00 Mustard 15-18s 29.00-30.00 Turnip
Tops 15-18s 24.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched GA Collard 15-18s 30.00  
Kale 15-18s 28.00 Mustard 15-18s 28.00 Turnip Tops 15-18s 28.00 cartons CA     
Kale, Multicolor 24s 30.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA flm lined 24s 18.00-20.00   
24s flmwrpd 18.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 occas higher                              
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA Boston 24s 22.00 Green
Leaf 24s 20.00-25.00 Red Leaf 24s 20.00-24.00 GA Green Leaf 24s 10.00 2.5 lb   
cartons CA Frisee 12s 18.00 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 8.00 10 lb cartons 
AZ/CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 20.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers  
with lid WV Boston 18.00                                                       
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 18.00-20.00     
mostly 18.00 GA 24s 12.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 18.00-20.00 
mostly 18.00 one brand best 23.00-25.00 10 lb cartons film lined AZ/CA Crown   
Cut Leaves 20.00                                                               
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00 occas higher   
med-lge 12.50-13.00 sml-med 12.50 Sliced med-lge 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 4 qt 
baskets PA White med-lge 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 sml-med 6.00 occas higher 5 lb  
cartons PA Oyster 17.00-18.00 Cremini 8.00 occas higher Portobella exlge 9.00  
occas higher and lower lge 9.00 Caps exlge 12.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I       
Shiitake exlge 12.00 occas higher cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White  
12.00                                                                          
---OKRA:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons HD med 22.00-25.00 occas higher    
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET BULB TYPE LOWER, OTHERS HIGHER.  cartons bunched MX   
48s med 38.00-40.00 previous commitments 34.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 
21.00-25.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 occas high as 29.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s
30.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag 40.00-42.00            
---PARSLEY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Curly 60s 24.00-25.00 Plain  
60s 24.00-26.00 MX Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 22.00 TX Curly 60s 26.00-28.00    
Plain 60s 26.00-28.00                                                          
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 22.00-23.00  
mostly 22.00 occas lower Repacked Enroute med 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 sacks 12
1-lb film bags Repacked Enroute med 22.00-24.00                                
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed   
12.00-14.00 fair condition lower PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 14.00-16.00 GU Sugar   
Snap Peas Decalyxed 20.00-21.00                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo
28.00 exlge ord qual 22.00 lge fr qual 24.00 MX Green jbo 28.00 med fr qual    
22.00 Red exlge fr qual 43.00-44.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons place pack MX Green   
jbo 30.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 37.00-40.00 mostly 37.00-38.00 GREENHOUSE 
11 lb cartons DR Red exlge fr cond 35.00 IS Orange exlge 34.00 MX Yellow exlge 
32.00-34.00 Orange exlge 34.00                                                 
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Finger Hot     
green 20.00 Hungarian Wax 19.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles exlge 35.00 
Jalapeno green exlge 43.00 occas higher Long Hot green lge 30.00 MX Poblano    
green 20.00 Serrano green 72.00-73.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green           
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 mxd orange and green 18.00 orange 27.00 occas higher  
and lower fr cond 18.00 red 26.00 sml 22.00 MX Manzano orange 23.00-24.00 occas
higher 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno green exlge 37.00-39.00 one label          
42.00-43.00 lge 35.00 Poblano green 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00 Serrano green     
70.00 fr cond 60.00-62.00 GREENHOUSE 2 kg cartons NL AIR Fresno red 24.50      
Habanero red 24.50                                                             
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  24 inch bins MX Cinderella lge 440.00            
---RADISHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red    
12.00-13.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 12.00-14.00 occas          
15.00-16.00 40 lb film bags topped FL Red 29.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00       
cartons bunched FL Red 24s 16.00-18.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 16.00-17.00   
---RHUBARB:  MARKET STEADY.  GREENHOUSE 6 kg containers NL 17.00               
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 24.00  
50 lb sacks CD Ontario CDOne lge 22.00                                         
---SPINACH:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 28.00 one label    
32.00-34.00 1 2/5 bushel crates AZ Savoy 34.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates GA  
Savoy 30.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA Savoy 18.00-19.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 
lb film bags AZ/CA Flat 16.00-17.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type          
12.00-13.00                                                                    
---SQUASH:  MARKET SUMMER TYPES SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1/2 bushel     
cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 med 10.00-11.00 mostly    
10.00 Yellow Straightneck med 10.00-11.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Grey sml-med   
21.00-22.00 med-lge 18.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med 22.00 Kabocha med-lge    
26.00-28.00 Spaghetti med 24.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Butternut med 24.00 GA 
Butternut med 24.00 35 lb min containers MX Grey lge 21.00                     
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types      
46.00-48.00 U.S. No. 2 Red Types sml 38.00-40.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types    
19.00-23.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 12.00 U.S. No. 2
Orange Types 16.00 occas lower No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 13.00-14.00 1/2 
bushel cartons NC No Grade Marks White Types 18.00                             
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in condition. 25 lb cartons loose
FL Vine Ripes light red-red xlge 30.00 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens    
light red-red 5x6 sz 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 6x6 sz 22.00-26.00 mostly  
24.00-25.00 6x7 sz 18.00-20.00 red 5x6 sz fr cond 24.00-25.00 6x6 sz fr cond   
20.00 U.S. Comb or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 28.00 6x6 sz      
20.00-24.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens light red-red 5x6  
sz 30.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 3x4 sz
28.00 4x4 sz 28.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne    
Vine Ripes light red-red med 18.00-19.00                                       
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light     
red-red 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids FL light
red-red 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt cups with   
lids MX light red-red 16.00 occas higher CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 10     
12-oz containers with lids on the vine MX light red-red 26.00-30.00            
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red 14.00-16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with    
lids MX light red-red 14.00-16.00                                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL light    
red-red exlge 18.00-20.00 lge 18.00-19.00 med 16.00-18.00 sml 14.00-16.00      
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX light red-red exlge 19.00-22.00     
mostly 20.00 occas 23.00 (includes marked xxlarge) lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00
med 16.00-18.00 turning-pink exlge 18.00-20.00 (includes marked xxlarge)       
---TURNIPS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb sacks CD Quebec Purple Top med-lge    
14.00-16.00 Repacked Enroute Purple Top lge 14.00-15.00 med 15.00-18.00 mostly 
15.00                                                                          
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET NOPALES AND GARBANZO BEANS SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS
STEADY.  5 lb cartons MD Alfalfa Sprouts 10.00-11.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages  
MD Alfalfa Sprouts 11.00-13.00 35 lb crates MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales)           
23.00-27.00 mostly 23.00 occas lower 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX
Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 42.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 
14.00                                                                          

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA           
18.00-19.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA 20.00-21.00                        

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 44.00 Red Leaf 24s 52.00-54.00 3
lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 12.00-14.00                                      

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