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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA (2019-02-15)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - February 15, 2019

PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 15-FEB-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. Mostly Cloudy 47                                          
Yesterday's High 48               
                                                                               
No report will be issued on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of the Washington’s 
Birthday holiday. The Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market and the USDA Market News 
office will be closed. The next report will be issued on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.                                                                                  
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thorned 18s 20.00 Thornless   
18s 19.00 24s 19.00 occas higher                                               
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 24.00 lge    
18.00-19.00 std 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER PE Green lge 18.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER std   
18.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGHER                                                       
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel crates FL     
Round Green Type Machine Picked 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 Cranberry Type  
32.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Machine     
Picked 15.00-16.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 14.00-15.00 30 lb
reusable plastic containers (RPC) FL Fava 40.00                                
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 16.00 TX Red Type   
12s 16.00-18.00 24s 26.00 25 lb sacks loose AZ Red Type lge 12.00 CD Quebec CD 
One Red Type lge 9.00-10.00 Gold Type lge 14.00-15.00                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 13.00-14.00 mostly     
13.00 CA bchd 14s 14.00 bchd 18s 16.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00-26.00 20
lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 CA Crown Cut 16.00-17.00
mostly 16.00 MX Crown Cut 14.00-15.00                                          
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 40.00-44.00 MX med  
42.00                                                                          
---CABBAGE:  MARKET SAVOY HIGHER, OTHERS 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 36.00 TX Round Green Type med 25.00-26.00 Red  
Type med 36.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 17.00-18.00 NY     
Danish Type lge 17.00 40 lb cartons TX Savoy Type med 26.00-28.00              
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-23.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00-23.00 GA med-lge 21.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA  
med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 GA med-lge 20.00 sacks 16 3-lb    
film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 sacks 10 5-lb film   
bags CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00 GA med-lge 20.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo  
18.00-20.00 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 16.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 16.00 MX jbo           
14.00-15.00 mostly 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 STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons film wrapped AZ   
White 12s 28.00-30.00 CA White 9s fr cond 18.00 12s 28.00 holdovers 19.00-22.00
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons CA 2 dz 44.00-45.00 fr 
cond 38.00-40.00 2 1/2 dz 45.00 holdovers 40.00 filmbags 30s 47.00-48.00 (FEW  
SALES) 45.00 holdovers 40.00-42.00                                             
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
30.00-32.00 OCCAS 33.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 30.00-32.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz       
30.00-32.00 OCCAS 33.00 5 lb carton miniature type GU 18.00                    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med         
22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 14.00-20.00 ord qual 14.00 lge   
20.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00 UNWAXED bushel baskets FL Pickles med 40.00-42.00      
mostly 40.00 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 MEXICO 18S LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. 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    
bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s 14.00-15.00 fr qual 12.00 18s 16.00-18.00 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 STEADY.  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 STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 19.00-20.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  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 33.00 OCCAS HIGHER cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled        
22.00-29.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 (FEW SALES) 31.00 per jar CQ Peeled 5.50-7.25   
mostly 6.00-6.50 (FEW SALES) 7.75                                              
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched GA Collard 24s 18.00-20.00 Kale    
green 24s 30.00-35.00 NC Collard 24s 20.00 Kale green 24s 32.00 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 16.00-17.00  
Mixed Colors 12s 16.00 Red 12s 16.00-17.00 Turnip Tops 12s 20.00 Dandelion 12s 
16.00-18.00 Kohlrabi 24s 32.00 12s 18.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe
(Rappini) 20s fineappear 42.00 CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 23.00-26.00 10 lb
cartons bunched 10s 20.00                                                      
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 14.00-17.00 mostly 
15.00-17.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-17.00                      
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN LEAF LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons AZ Green   
Leaf 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 Red Leaf 24s 14.00-16.00 (FEW SALES)   
17.00 CA Green Leaf 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 Red Leaf 24s 14.00-16.00
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 STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly         
15.00-17.00 CA 24s 17.00-18.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts   
12.00-15.00 CA Hearts 15.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 17.00 (FEW   
SALES)                                                                         
---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 28.00-30.00 (FEW SALES)
33.00,  Indian 30.00                                                           
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ICELESS HIGHER, TEXAS LEEKS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.     
cartons bunched MX 48s med 25.00-26.00 mostly 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 20.00 OCCAS HIGHER TX Leeks 12s med-lge 22.00-25.00 cartons 2 film bags
iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 26.00-28.00 bundles bunched NL Leeks 25.00-26.00 
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s 20.00 
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 STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 12.00 (FEW SALES) Snow
Peas Decalyxed 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 OCCAS HIGHER AND LOWER Sugar Snap  
Peas Decalyxed 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00                                        
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN MUCH LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. WIDE     
RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 12.00-16.00 OCCAS HIGHER     
exlge 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 lge 12.00-15.00 fr qual 8.00-12.00 mostly 
8.00-10.00 med 12.00 Mxd Red And Green lge 10.00-12.00 Mxd Yellow And Green jbo
10.00 lge 10.00-12.00 HD Red lge 16.00 MX Green jbo 10.00-12.00 OCCAS HIGHER   
exlge 10.00-12.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 10.00-12.00 OCCAS HIGHER fr qual 8.00-12.00 
med 10.00-12.00 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo holdovers 7.00 exlge 10.00-14.00 lge  
10.00 25 lb cartons MX Red exlge fr qual 12.00-14.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb     
cartons MX Red jbo 9.00-10.00 lge 8.00 Yellow exlge 18.00 lge 8.00 Orange exlge
14.00                                                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. 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 36.00 med 24.00 mxd yellow and green exlge 24.00 Long Hot  
exlge 50.00-55.00 (FEW SALES) 60.00 fr qual 50.00 MX Jalapeno exlge 35.00-45.00
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:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red OFFERINGS
INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 15.00 40 lb film 
bags topped FL Red 29.00-30.00 OCCAS HIGHER crates bunched FL Red 24s 15.00    
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
20.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  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 STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini 
sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 med 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00 Yellow Straightneck
sml-med 11.00-12.00 med 10.00 MX Zucchini sml-med 8.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX   
Zucchini sml-med 6.00-11.00 mostly 6.00-10.00 med 6.00-10.00 mostly 6.00-8.00  
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00-20.00 med 12.00-14.00 Grey sml 8.00 sml-med  
8.00-12.00 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 STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 14.00-16.00 mostly 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 10 lb flats GU Vine Ripe -       
Heirloom Varieties 22.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes 
light red-red jbo 15.00 xlge 13.50-16.00 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 7.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes pink-light red 18s   
8.00 25s 7.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med-lge 
24.00 red sml-med fr cond 12.00                                                
---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 STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 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                                                               
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 med 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 30.00         
---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) 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                                                 

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---CUCUMBERS: UNWAXED GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless sml 12s 
fr cond 8.00                                                                   

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