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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA (2019-03-18)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 18-MAR-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 34                                          
Yesterday's High 46                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 18.00           
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET LOWER.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green lge       
37.00-40.00 std 37.00-40.00 11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 21.00 lge 18.00 
std 18.00 15 lb cartons loose MX Green Tips 19.50                              
---BEANS:  MARKET HARICOT VERT (FRENCH TYPE) HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  bushel      
crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 5 lb cartons
GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 10.00                                            
---BEETS:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 16.00 MX Red Type 12s
14.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge    
11.00 MX Red Type lge 12.00 TX Red Type lge 13.00                              
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 20.00-24.00 CA bchd 14s 24.00
(SOME SALES) 17.00-18.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 24.00 CA Crown Cut   
20.00 fr cond 12.00-18.00 MX Crown Cut 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00                
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA med 36.00-38.00 mostly   
38.00 MX med 34.00-40.00                                                       
---CABBAGE:  MARKET RED HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons TX  
Round Green Type med 24.00 (FEW SALES) Red Type med 34.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons 
FL Round Green Type med 20.00-22.00 (FEW SALES) 23.00 50 lb cartons FL Red Type
med 30.00-40.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Danish Type lge 18.00 NY Danish   
Type lge 17.00                                                                 
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
20.00-22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 22.00-23.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CD    
Ontario CDOne med-lge 21.00-22.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 16.00-22.00 mostly  
16.00-18.00 CD Quebec CDOne jbo 13.00 fr cond 10.00 MX jbo 13.00-15.00 mostly  
14.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00-23.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA  
Baby Peeled 15.00                                                              
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 12s 21.00        
fineappear 26.00 Green 12s 34.00 Orange 12s 36.00 Purple 12s 36.00 CA White 9s 
20.00-21.00 fr appear 16.00-17.00 12s 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 (FEW      
SALES) 24.00                                                                   
---CELERY:    cartons CA 2 dz 68.00-70.00 mostly 68.00 2 1/2 dz 68.00-70.00    
filmbags 30s 70.00                                                             
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET LOWER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz           
14.00-15.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-15.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 14.00-15.00 5 lb  
carton miniature type GU 20.00                                                 
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LOWER.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 22.00 fr qual  
17.00-18.00 lge 17.00 MX med 20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 (FEW SALES) 24.00 fr qual
17.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER UNWAXED
bushel baskets FL Pickles med 38.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario 
CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 7.00-8.00 sml 12s 9.00 MX Long Seedless sml 12s    
6.00-7.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml 28.00-38.00 MX Persian sml 26.00 cartons
8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian sml 15.00                                 
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET FLORIDA HIGHER, MEXICO LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel 
cartons FL med fr qual 12.00-14.00 Long Striped med 25.00-28.00 1 1/9 bushel   
cartons wrapped FL med 18.00-20.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 24s 15.00-18.00 30
lb cartons HD Chinese med 30.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 14.50-16.00 1
1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 25.00-28.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med       
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 30 lb cartons FL Indian sml 25.00-28.00        
GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 25.00-26.00                             
---ENDIVE:  MARKET FLORIDA LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s    
18.00 10 lb cartons BL Witloof 18.00                                           
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00                  
---GARLIC:  MARKET PEELED AND NETTED 5S HIGHER, OTHERS LOWER.  30 lb cartons AG
White super col 60.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 30.00-32.00 netted 5s         
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 27.00-30.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 SP White super col 38.00-40.00
cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 36.00-40.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars 
CQ Peeled 24.00-36.00 mostly 27.00-36.00 per jar CQ Peeled 6.00-9.00 mostly    
6.75-9.00                                                                      
---GREENS:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons bunched AZ Swiss Chard  
green 12s 17.00 red 12s 17.00 GA Collard 24s 12.50 SC Kale green 24s           
15.00-16.00 TX Collard 12s 14.00 Kale green 24s fineappear 40.00 12s 14.00     
Swiss Chard green 24s fineappear 26.00-30.00 12s 16.00 red 24s fineappear 30.00
12s 16.00 Mixed Colors 12s 16.00 Dandelion 24s fineappear 26.00-27.00 12s 16.00
Kohlrabi 24s 20.00 fineappear 26.00-27.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli    
Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 20.00                       
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ flm lined 24s 21.00 (FEW SALES)
24s flmwrpd 24.00-28.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 26.00-28.00 mostly   
26.00-27.00                                                                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00-24.00 Red Leaf 24s 15.00-18.00
mostly 16.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 22.00-24.00 CA Boston 24s 22.00 Green Leaf 24s  
18.00 OCCAS HIGHER Red Leaf 24s 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix
6.50-7.00 mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec 
Boston 18.00                                                                   
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ 24s 19.50-24.00 mostly          
19.50-22.00 (FEW SALES) 28.00 OCCAS LOW AS 15.00 CA 24s 21.50-22.00 cartons 12 
22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 18.00-20.00 OCCAS HIGH AS 24.00 CA Hearts   
20.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts fr cond 15.00-16.00 cartons 7      
6-count packages MX Hearts fr cond 13.00-14.00                                 
---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 LOWER.  1/2 bushel crates FL med-lge 16.00 1/2 bushel cartons 
HD med-lge 18.00                                                               
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched MX 48s 12.00-14.00 crates    
bunched bulb type MX 48s 23.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00-20.00
mostly 18.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge 16.00-18.00 TX Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00       
cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 13.00-16.00 mostly           
13.00-14.00                                                                    
---PARSLEY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched FL Curly 60s 15.00 Plain 60s       
17.00-18.00 MX Curly 60s 16.00 Plain 60s 16.00 TX Curly 60s 19.00 fineappear   
24.00-30.00 Plain 60s 20.00 fineappear 25.00                                   
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose AZ 30.00            
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  10 lb cartons GU English 14.00-16.00 Snow Peas 
Decalyxed 15.00-16.00 OCCAS HIGHER Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 12.00-14.00 mostly
12.00 fr cond 10.00                                                            
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel cartons
FL Green jbo 34.00-38.00 OCCAS HIGHER exlge 32.00-37.00 mostly 32.00-35.00 lge 
32.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 med-lge fr qual 25.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge 25.00  
MX Green jbo 40.00 (FEW SALES) med-lge fr qual 30.00 (FEW SALES) Mxd Yellow And
Green lge 26.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 30.00 lge 28.00 25 lb cartons MX Red
irreg sz fr qual 48.00 GREENHOUSE 25 lb cartons IS Red lge fr qual 35.00 Orange
lge fr qual 35.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons IS Red exlge 28.00 MX Red exlge           
24.00-28.00 Yellow exlge 30.00 Orange exlge 28.00-30.00 NL Red exlge 28.00     
Yellow exlge 34.00 Orange exlge 34.00                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL   
Anaheim med 16.00 Hungarian Wax med 13.00-14.00 Jalapeno med 18.00 Poblano     
med-lge 13.00-14.00 Serrano sml 22.00 Yellow Chile sml 15.00 (FEW SALES) 1 1/9 
bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 20.00-24.00 mixed red and green lge 16.00     
Jalapeno lge 25.00-26.00 mostly 25.00 Long Hot exlge 35.00-36.00 lge           
24.00-28.00 Poblano exlge 16.00-22.00 MX Jalapeno exlge 25.00 Poblano exlge    
20.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 15.00 orange 20.00-22.00 10 lb cartons DR 
Shishito sml 20.00 FL Fresno Red sml 40.00-42.00 MX Manzano sml 29.00 25 lb    
sacks DR Ajies 38.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 40.00-46.00 red    
70.00-75.00 40 lb containers MX Anaheim sml 18.00-20.50 Jalapeno exlge 25.00   
Poblano lge 20.00-22.00 Serrano sml 30.00 cartons 12 8-oz film bags MX Mixed   
Mini Sweet Types 12.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Mixed Mini Sweet Types     
15.00                                                                          
---RADISHES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red           
14.00-15.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 14.50 40 lb film bags      
topped FL Red 23.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-28.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s         
15.00-17.00                                                                    
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE.                                   
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 24.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET LOWER.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s           
20.00-22.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 24.00 cartons 12 10-oz film
bags Repacked Enroute Flat 16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ Flat 14.00 4  
lb cartons AZ Flat Baby Type 10.00                                             
---SQUASH:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini  
sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 OCCAS HIGHER med 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00 Yellow
Straightneck sml-med 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 4/7 
bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 med 9.00-10.00     
Yellow Straightneck sml 12.00 sml-med 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 OCCAS     
HIGHER med 10.00-16.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 Grey sml-med 14.00 med 10.00-11.00   
bushel cartons MX Acorn med-lge 26.00-28.00 Butternut lge 18.00-20.00 mostly   
18.00 Kabocha lge 24.00 OCCAS HIGHER Spaghetti lge 22.00-24.00 (FEW SALES)     
18.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini lge 13.00 Yellow Straightneck lge 14.00 
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
42.00-45.50 mostly 42.00-43.00 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 35.00-36.00 NC
U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 21.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 No Grade Marks Orange   
Types fr qual 12.00-14.00 jbo 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 SOME 13.00        
---TOMATOES:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 22.00-24.00 6x6 sz 22.00-24.00 red 5x6 sz fr
cond 21.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 
sz 25.50-26.00 6x6 sz 25.50-26.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX   
Vine Ripes light red-red 5x6 sz 22.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light      
red-red 4x4s 20.00 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes pink-light red 20s 16.00          
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes red 16s 10.00 20s 10.00 22s   
10.00 28s 10.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red lge 15.00 
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET HIGHER.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
med-lge 15.00-16.00 Local Repack light red-red med 17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT   
flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med-lge 15.00-16.00 flats 15 1-pt       
containers with lids MX red med-lge 10.00 cartons 6 14-oz containers with lids 
MX red med-lge 10.00                                                           
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 9.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 Local Repack light red-red med 
12.50-13.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light    
red-red med 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00                                     
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light      
red-red exlge 24.00-28.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 26.50-29.50    
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 20.00-25.00
mostly 20.00-24.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 24.00                                      
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags AZ Purple Top lge 34.00    
---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) 18.00-20.00 1 layer         
containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.00 GU Radicchio 9s 12.00-14.00                   

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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