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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD (2019-03-04)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 4, 2019


BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 04-MAR-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. Mostly Cloudy 34
Yesterday's High 40                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 24s 34.00-36.00         
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  11 lb cartons/crates bunched MX Green   
lge 25.00-26.00 PE Green lge 25.00-26.00 std 24.00 White lge 34.00             
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green
Type 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 
30.00-32.00 occas higher 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 12.00  
---BEETS:  MARKET BUNCHED LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type   
12s 17.00-18.00 TX Red Type 12s 18.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec Red Type med 
12.00 TX Red Type med 14.00 Gold Type lge 16.00                                
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 24.00-26.00 CA   
Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 44.00-45.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut Short
Trim 23.00-25.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 21.00-23.00                           
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA 40.00-42.00 fr    
cond 30.00 MX 40.00-42.00                                                      
---CABBAGE:  MARKET GREEN SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel   
cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type med 23.00 FL Round Green Type med ord
cond 10.00-12.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med 33.00 occas      
higher 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occas lower NC Round Green Type med 17.00-18.00
TX Round Green Type med 22.00-23.00 Red Type med 34.00-35.00 50 lb sacks CD    
Quebec Danish Type lge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons FL  
Savoy Type med 22.00 TX Savoy Type med 24.00-25.00                             
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
23.00-24.00 occas higher sml-med 21.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge      
23.00-24.00 occas higher sml-med 21.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 28.00-30.00 CD 
Quebec jbo 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 MX jbo 15.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00 cartons   
bunched CA 24s 24.00-25.00 occas higher cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby      
Peeled 24.00-25.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 24.00-25.00        
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 50.00  
12s 50.00-58.00 mostly 50.00 16s 50.00                                         
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 2 dz 50.00-53.00 2 1/2 dz 50.00 filmbags
30s 52.00-54.00 FL 2 dz 48.00-50.00 filmbags 36s 52.00                         
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min      
14.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher White 4 dz min 14.00-20.00 mostly 16.00  
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 15.00 
HD med fr qual 15.00 lge 17.00-19.00 MX med 26.00-27.00 fr qual 22.00-24.00 lge
22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 fr qual 19.00 bushel plastic containers MX      
Pickles Kirby Type sml-med 38.00-40.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long 
Seedless lge 12s 10.00-11.00 20 lb cartons MX Persian sml 30.00 cartons 12     
6-count  trays film wrapped MX Persian sml 22.00                               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped FL med 20.00 MX 18s 
19.00-23.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 24s 19.00-21.00 ord qual 11.00 30 lb cartons HD 
Chinese med-lge 27.00 Thai sml 34.00 Indian sml-med 43.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb
cartons NL AIR Italian 225-400 gm 32.00-36.00                                  
---ENDIVE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00-22.00 mostly
20.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Witloof 19.00 occas higher Red Type 25.00         
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00-22.00     
occas higher                                                                   
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White col 26.00 netted 5s   
26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 SP White col 44.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars  
CQ Peeled 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 occas 30.00-32.00 cartons 4 5-lb film 
bags CQ Peeled 23.00                                                           
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini)
20s 46.00-48.00 TX Collard 12s 16.00-18.00 Kale 12s 21.00-23.00 Lacinato       
(Tuscan) 12s 20.00-22.00 Mustard 24s 18.00-20.00 Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s  
20.00-21.00 Red 12s 18.00-19.00 White 12s 18.00-19.00 Turnip Tops 24s          
18.00-20.00 Kohlrabi 12s 25.00-27.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched GA    
Collard 15-18s 16.00 Kale 15-18s 20.00 Mustard 15-18s 17.00-18.00 Turnip Tops  
15-18s 17.00-18.00 NC Collard 12s 15.00 15-18s 16.00 Kale 12s 20.00-21.00      
15-18s 20.00 Mustard 12s 17.00 Turnip Tops 12s 17.00 cartons CA Kale,          
Multicolor 24s 30.00 TX Dandelion 12s 20.00                                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in condition. cartons     
AZ/CA flm lined 24s 36.00-40.00 flm lined 30s 34.00-38.00 ord cond 4.00-10.00  
24s flmwrpd 37.00-40.00 mostly 38.00-39.00 occas higher fr cond 30.00-35.00 30s
flmwrpd 35.00-38.00                                                            
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s          
25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00 Red Leaf 24s 25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00 2.5 lb cartons  
CA Frisee 12s 17.00-18.00 PE Lolla Rossa 12.50 Red Oak Leaf 12.50 Green Oak    
Leaf 12.50 Baby Red Romaine 12.00-12.50 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 7.00 10
lb cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 22.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz  
containers with lid WV Boston 17.00-18.00                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 28.00-29.00 occas 
higher cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 few   
best labels 26.00-28.00 10 lb cartons film lined AZ/CA Crown Cut Leaves 22.00  
---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 19.00                       
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 24.00 one 
label 34.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00     
cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 20.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches   
per bag 24.00                                                                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched TX Curly 60s 20.00-21.00 Plain 60s
20.00-21.00 1 2/5 bushel crates/baskets bunched FL Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s   
22.00                                                                          
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose Repacked Enroute med       
26.00-28.00 sacks 12 1-lb film bags Repacked Enroute med 24.00                 
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed  
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occas higher Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 11.00-14.00    
mostly 11.00-12.00                                                             
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Wide range in quality. 1 1/9   
bushel cartons FL Green jbo 20.00-22.00 exlge 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 fr
qual 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 lge 18.00 med 17.00 MX Green exlge 22.00 occas   
higher 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 23.00-24.00 fr qual 22.00 GREENHOUSE 11 lb   
cartons MX Red lge 20.00 Yellow exlge 24.00-27.00 lge 24.00 Orange exlge       
24.00-27.00 lge 24.00                                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Hungarian Wax 17.00 1 
1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 36.00 med-lge 31.00-32.00 Hungarian Wax   
29.00 Jalapeno lge 28.00 Long Hot 53.00-56.00 mostly 53.00 8 lb cartons DR     
Habanero green 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 mixed red and green 18.00 orange 
18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00 red 18.00-21.00 MX Manzano orange 25.00-26.00 25 lb   
containers MX Jalapeno green exlge 24.50-26.00 red exlge 48.00-49.00 Poblano   
green lge 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 Serrano green 33.00 occas higher fr   
qual 24.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 34.00-35.00 GREENHOUSE 3 kg  
cartons NL AIR Finger Hot green 18.00                                          
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb sacks MX Cinderella lge 17.00              
---RADISHES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red           
15.00-16.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 17.00-18.00 FL Red         
15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 40 lb film bags topped AZ Red 30.00-35.00 mostly
30.00-32.00 FL Red 28.00-30.00 occas higher 25 lb film bags topped FL Black    
20.00-21.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00           
---RHUBARB:  MARKET LOWER.  GREENHOUSE 6 kg containers NL AIR 55.00-58.00      
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 24.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s no offerings 
cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA Savoy 14.50-16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags
AZ/CA Flat 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type          
10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 occas higher celery crates CA Savoy 24.00-28.00 mostly
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---SQUASH:  MARKET SUMMER TYPES HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel       
cartons FL Zucchini med 10.00-12.00 Yellow Straightneck med fr cond 10.00      
med-lge fr appear 14.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 18.00-20.00 med 
16.00-18.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 23.00 med 21.00 Grey sml-med           
20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med 32.00 Butternut med 20.00 
Kabocha med 20.00-22.00 Spaghetti med 24.00-26.00 35 lb min containers MX Grey 
med-lge 26.00-28.00                                                            
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types      
42.00-45.00 sml 36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00 Japanese Types 69.00 NC U.S. No. 1    
Orange Types 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 Marked Combination Orange Types    
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 12.00-14.00 30 lb     
cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type med 69.00 HI U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type med  
42.00                                                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light    
red-red jbo 18.00-20.00 xlge 16.00-18.00 lge 15.00-16.00 80% U.S. One or Better
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 6x6 sz       
15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas higher 6x7 sz 15.00-16.00 U.S. Comb or    
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 15.00-16.00 6x6 sz 15.00-16.00 10 lb 
cartons FL Vine Ripes yellow xlge 28.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose
MX Unclassed Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 15.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine  
Ripes light red-red 4x4 sz 14.00-15.00 4x5 sz 14.00-15.00 5x5 sz 14.00-15.00   
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 15 lb cartons MX Vine Ripes light red-red 28s 16.00 30s 
16.00 red 28s fr cond 8.00-10.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes    
light red-red med 15.00-18.00 10 lb cartons MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties  
light red-red xlge 29.00-30.00                                                 
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
17.00-18.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids FL light red-red 17.00-18.00 MX    
light red-red 17.00-18.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 12 1-lb containers    
with lids on the vine MX light red-red 23.00-24.00                             
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red 9.00-10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
MX light red-red 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00                                  
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL light red-red  
exlge 15.00-16.00 lge 15.00-16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX   
light red-red exlge 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 (includes marked xxlarge)         
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb sacks NC med-lge fr appear 20.00 Repacked 
Enroute med 24.00-28.00 mostly 24.00                                           
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons MD Alfalfa Sprouts          
10.00-11.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages MD Alfalfa Sprouts 11.00-13.00 35 lb      
crates MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 15.00-16.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers  
(RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 30.00-32.00 cartons 12 12-oz packages CA  
Jerusalem Artichokes 27.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00  

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

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb sacks loose CA Red Type med 34.00 Gold Type med 35.00-36.00    
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 50.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA
med-lge 50.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 50.00 25 lb sacks loose CA jbo
40.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 42.00 cartons 24 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled    
38.00                                                                          
---CELERY: cartons film bags CA Hearts 18s 44.00                               
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 40.00 Red Leaf 24s 40.00 3 lb   
cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 11.00-14.00                                         
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons AZ/CA 24s 40.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA  
Hearts 34.00                                                                   

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