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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA (2019-01-04)

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

PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 04-JAN-2019                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (215) 551-6791     Fax:  (215) 336-0355                                
                                                                               

NA_FV020                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 33                                               
Yesterday's High 44                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thorned 18s 32.00 24s 34.00 
med lse 59.00                                                                  
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green lge 32.00 std    
32.00 PE Green lge 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 std 21.00-24.00 mostly       
21.00-22.00                                                                    
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine     
Picked 20.00-22.00 SOME 24.00 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type Machine Picked
22.00 ord cond 12.00-14.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type)          
15.00-18.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Machine
Picked ord cond 10.00                                                          
---BEETS:  MARKET TX BUNCHED 24S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched  
MX Red Type 12s 17.00-18.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00 24s 28.00 25 lb sacks loose  
CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 7.50-9.00 Gold Type lge 14.00 NJ Red Type lge    
7.00-10.00                                                                     
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons AZ bchd 14s    
18.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 CA bchd 14s holdovers 14.00-15.00 Baby Hybrid   
Type bchd 18s 26.00-28.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 19.00-22.00 Short   
Trim 30.00 CA Crown Cut 18.00-21.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 
21.00-26.00 mostly 21.00-24.00 OCCAS HIGHER NJ Crown Cut 18.00 (FEW SALES)     
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 24.00-26.00 mostly  
25.00                                                                          
---CABBAGE:  MARKET CD LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons GA Round    
Green Type med 28.00-29.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type med 
26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 Red Type med 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 TX  
Round Green Type med 30.00 Red Type med 31.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One     
Danish Type lge 19.00-20.00 NY Danish Type lge 16.00-17.00 40 lb cartons CD    
Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 28.00 TX Savoy Type med 28.00                     
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-23.00    
mostly 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 sacks 24 2-lb   
film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 sacks 16 3-lb film   
bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA
med-lge 21.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 50 lb sacks    
loose CA jbo 24.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne jbo           
17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 15.00-16.00  
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 12s 16.00 
CA White 9s 14.00 12s 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 (FEW SALES) 11.00 FL White 12s  
12.00                                                                          
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 25.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-27.00     
filmbags 24s 30.00 filmbags 30s 28.00-30.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 OCCAS HIGH AS   
38.00                                                                          
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz    
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 18.00-20.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz      
17.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00  5 lb carton miniature type GU 18.00            
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 
holdovers 10.00 HD med 16.00-18.00 MX med 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 fr    
qual 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 ord qual 14.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL   
Pickles med 42.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long        
Seedless sml 12s 10.00 lge 12s 9.00 MX Long Seedless sml 12s 8.00-9.00 20 lb   
cartons CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml 25.00 DR Persian sml 42.00 cartons 8 1-lb 
trays film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Persian sml 20.00                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 8.00 OCCAS   
HIGH AS 12.00 fr cond 5.00-6.00 lge fr qual fr cond 5.00-6.00 Long Striped med 
28.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 12.00-16.00 fr appear 8.00-10.00     
bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 14.00-18.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 38.00 1 
1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 28.00 30 lb cartons HD Thai med OFFERINGS   
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE FL Indian sml 28.00-34.00 HD Indian med OFFERINGS        
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. GREENHOUSE 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 15.00      
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 16.00-23.00 mostly      
17.00-22.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 21.00                                     
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 16.00-23.00 mostly    
17.00-22.00                                                                    
---GARLIC:  MARKET CQ PEELED & SP HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons  
CA White super col 68.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 40.00-43.00 netted 5s      
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 45.00-50.00 mostly 46.00-50.00 SP White super col 49.00      
cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE cartons 
4 5-lb plastic jars per jar CQ Peeled 14.00                                    
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Swiss Chard green 12s     
17.00 red 12s 17.00 MX Swiss Chard green 12s 17.00 red 12s 17.00 NC Collard 12s
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. TX Collard 24s OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO      
QUOTE. Kale green 24s 30.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 24.00 Mustard 24s 22.00 Swiss
Chard green 24s 28.00-32.00 12s 16.00 Mixed Colors 24s 32.00 12s 16.00 Red 24s 
32.00 12s 16.00 Turnip Tops 24s 22.00 Dandelion 12s 16.00-19.00 Kohlrabi 12s   
18.00-22.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 42.00 10 lb   
cartons bunched 10s 22.00 fineappear 44.00-48.00                               
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ flm lined 24s OFFERINGS        
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. 24s flmwrpd 20.00 fr cond 17.00                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ Boston 24s 17.00 Green Leaf
24s 22.00-24.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 fr cond 18.00 fineappear 28.00 Red Leaf 24s 
22.00-24.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 fr cond 18.00 fineappear 28.00 3 lb cartons AZ  
Mesculin Mix 7.00-8.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec
Boston 18.00-20.00                                                             
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly   
17.00-18.00 FEW 19.00 fr cond 14.00-15.00 cartons 12 18-oz (3 count) packages  
AZ Hearts 15.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 15.00-16.00 ord  
cond 3.00-5.00                                                                 
---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 cartons HD med-lge 26.00-27.00 Indian type
med-lge 27.00                                                                  
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched GA 48s sml 32.00-34.00 
MX 48s med 38.00 48s sml 34.00-35.00 CA Leeks 12s med-lge OFFERINGS            
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 40.00  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched FL Plain 60s 25.00-28.00     
cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 26.00-27.00 Plain 60s 29.00 MX Curly 60s 20.00    
Plain 60s 20.00 TX Curly 60s 28.00-33.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 36.00 Plain 60s         
30.00-33.00 OCCAS HIGH  AS 36.00                                               
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags AZ 23.00 MI 23.00                
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed     
12.00-14.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 14.00-18.00                              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET RED LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel   
cartons FL Green jbo 23.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 exlge 23.00-24.00 mostly 23.00   
lge fr qual 20.00 MX Green jbo 29.00-30.00 exlge 22.00-24.00 mostly 23.00 med  
20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 Orange med fr qual 25.00 15 lb cartons MX Red   
exlge 30.00-34.00 25 lb cartons MX Red irreg sz fr qual 45.00 GREENHOUSE 5     
kg/11 lb cartons FL Red jbo fr cond 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 IS Red exlge
24.00 Yellow exlge 26.00 MX Red exlge 23.00-29.00 Yellow exlge 32.00 Orange    
exlge 32.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Finger Hot 21.00     
Jalapeno med 22.00-25.00 Poblano lge 18.00 Serrano sml 28.00 Yellow Chile med  
16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons DR Long Hot lge 26.00 FL Cubanelles lge 20.00 (FEW  
SALES) 16.00 Long Hot lge 22.00-23.00 Poblano lge 16.00-18.00 Serrano sml 60.00
MX Poblano lge 22.00-25.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 17.00-18.00 mxd      
yellow and green 24.00 orange 28.00 red 19.00-24.00 10 lb cartons FL Cherry    
Hots Red med 32.00 Fresno Red med 30.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies 34.00 30 lb       
cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 36.00 red 80.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno  
exlge 46.00-50.00                                                              
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red          
10.00-12.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 10.00-12.50 40 lb film bags
topped FL Red 28.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 13.00-17.00                     
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s    
22.00-23.00 MX Flat 24s 24.00-25.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s    
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE. cartons 12 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute   
Flat 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 OCCAS HIGHER cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ Flat
15.00 4 lb cartons AZ Flat Baby Type 10.00                                     
---SQUASH:  MARKET ZUCCHINI & YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. 
WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 
10.00 med 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00-14.00 med 10.00 4/7 bushel    
cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 12.00-13.00 med 12.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med  
20.00 med 19.00 bushel cartons MX Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 Kabocha lge 24.00  
Spaghetti lge 22.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini 30.00 (miniature type)            
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
40.00-45.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-38.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange 
Types 18.00-20.00 some 16.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types fr qual 12.00-16.00   
jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00                                                   
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or     
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 SOME 29.00  
6x6 sz 16.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or 
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 32.50 6x6 sz 19.50-28.00 10 lb flats 
GU Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties med 14.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb  
flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med 14.00                        
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med-lge 15.00 Local Repack light red-red med 16.00                             
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids FL light red-red med 14.00-16.00 red med 12.00 Local Repack light red-red 
med 15.00-17.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light
red-red med 13.00                                                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET MX HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons 
loose FL Roma light red-red exlge 16.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge  
17.50-23.50 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge
20.00-22.00                                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med 15.00 NJ Purple 
Top med 12.00                                                                  
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET 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) 26.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans      
(Chick Peas) 42.00-46.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00 mostly 
12.00-13.00                                                                    

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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