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USDA - AMS: Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA (2019-03-28)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - March 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 28-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. Partly Cloudy 31                                          
Yesterday's High 52                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s 18.00 24s 18.00 
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET 11 POUND BUNCHED LOWER, OTHER STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28
lb bunched MX Green lge 34.00-38.00 SOME SALES LOW AS 24.00 std 34.00-38.00 11 
lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 20.00 exlge 15.00 lge 14.00-18.00 mostly       
14.00-16.00 std 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00                                 
---BEANS:  MARKET ROUND GREEN TYPE HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  bushel crates FL    
Round Green Type Machine Picked 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 Cranberry Type  
27.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 8.00-11.00 30 lb reusable     
plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 42.00                                         
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 16.00 MX Red Type   
12s 14.00 TX Red Type 12s 15.00 24s fineappear 26.00 25 lb sacks loose AZ Red  
Type lge 12.00 CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 11.00 Gold Type sml 15.00-16.00   
lge 14.00 MX Red Type lge 12.00 TX Red Type lge 13.00                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 22.00 ONE LABEL CA bchd 14s   
17.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 20.00-22.00 SOME UNSALABLE MX Crown Cut 
20.00 FEW SALES 22.00 OCCAS HIGHER Short Trim 22.00-24.00                      
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons CA med 36.00-38.00 (FEW     
SALES) 40.00                                                                   
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons TX Round Green Type med      
18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 Red Type med 34.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green
Type med 18.00-20.00 50 lb cartons FL Red Type med 30.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec 
CD One Danish Type lge 19.00-20.00 1 3/4 bushel crates and 40 lb cartons FL    
Savoy Type med 26.00-28.00                                                     
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-22.00 CD 
Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 GA med-lge  
21.00 (FEW SALES) MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge          
20.00-22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge          
17.00-18.00 GA med-lge 21.00 (FEW SALES) MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 16 3-lb film   
bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge
17.00-18.00 MX med-lge 18.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00 CD       
Ontario CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 17.00-18.00 GA med-lge  
21.00 (FEW SALES) MX med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 18.00-22.00 CD     
Ontario CDOne jbo 12.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 12.00 MX jbo 13.00-15.00 (FEW SALES)  
16.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 23.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA Baby   
Peeled 15.00                                                                   
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s ord cond 10.00
12s 18.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00                                             
---CELERY:  MARKET 2 DOZEN LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz        
76.00-78.00 mostly 78.00 OCCAS HIGHER fineappear 85.00 2 1/2 dz 76.00-78.00    
mostly 78.00 fineappear 85.00 3 dz 76.00-78.00 filmbags 30s 78.00-82.00 (FEW   
SALES) 84.00                                                                   
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET MUCH HIGHER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz     
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-20.00 
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 15.00-18.00 5 lb carton miniature type GU 20.00            
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 16.00-18.00 fr
qual 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 sml 14.00 lge 13.00 MX med 18.00 (FEW SALES)     
20.00 fr qual 12.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 (FEW SALES) 16.00 sml 15.00-16.00 OCCAS 
HIGHER lge 14.00-16.00 (FEW SALES) 18.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles
med 32.00 bushel baskets FL Pickles med 36.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped  
CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 7.00 sml 12s 6.00 MX Long Seedless med  
12s 7.00 sml 12s 6.00-7.00 lge 12s fr cond 4.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian sml   
28.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian sml 12.00                   
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 10.00-12.00  
mostly 12.00 OCCAS HIGHER Long Striped med 24.00-26.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons    
wrapped FL med 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s    
18.00-20.00 18s 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 30 
lb cartons HD Chinese med 40.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL Italian med 14.50-15.00 1
1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian sml 24.00-26.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai med       
OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT TO QUOTE 30 lb cartons FL Indian sml 24.00-26.00 (SOME  
SALE) 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons NL Italian med 26.00                       
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00 10 lb cartons BL  
Witloof 17.00 OCCAS HIGHER                                                     
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00                 
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons AG White super col 60.00 CQ    
White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 28.00-30.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 26.00-32.00    
mostly 28.00 SP White super col 38.00-45.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ    
Peeled 37.00-39.00 mostly 38.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled          
32.00-34.00 per jar CQ Peeled 8.00-8.50 cartons 4 5-lb film bags per film bag  
CA Peeled 24.00                                                                
---GREENS:  MARKET BROCCOLI RABE (RAPPINI) LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN 
PRICE. cartons bunched AZ Swiss Chard green 12s 16.00 red 12s 16.00 GA Collard 
24s 11.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 Kale green 24s 12.00-13.00 OCCAS HIGHER TX  
Collard 12s 12.00 Kale green 24s fineappear 40.00 12s 14.00 red 12s fineappear 
28.00 Swiss Chard green 24s fineappear 27.00-30.00 12s 16.00 red 24s fineappear
30.00 12s 16.00 Mixed Colors 24s fineappear 32.00 12s 16.00 Dandelion 24s      
fineappear 27.00 Kohlrabi 24s 18.00 fineappear 30.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ  
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 36.00 10 lb cartons bunched 10s 18.00 CA Broccoli  
Rabe (Rappini) 20s 24.00-26.00                                                 
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 20.00-24.00 mostly  
22.00-24.00 (FEW SALES) 25.00-26.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 22.00-24.00 (FEW SALES)     
25.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons AZ Green  
Leaf 24s 14.00-18.00 (FEW SALES) 20.00 Red Leaf 24s 14.00-18.00 (FEW SALES)    
20.00 CA Boston 24s 16.00-18.00 OCCAS HIGHER Green Leaf 24s 14.00-18.00 Red    
Leaf 24s 14.00-18.00 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 16.00-18.00 CA 24s          
16.00-18.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 13.00-17.00 CA Hearts
13.00-17.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts 18.00                        
---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 FL med-lge fr qual 18.00-20.00 HD 
med-lge 24.00-25.00                                                            
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched MX 48s 12.00-13.00 mostly    
12.00 crates bunched bulb type MX 48s 22.00-24.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 
med-lge 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge 17.00 fineappear   
24.00-26.00 TX Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24       
bunches per bag 10.50-14.00 mostly 11.50-13.00                                 
---PARSLEY:  MARKET TEXAS HIGHER, OTHER STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Plain 60s  
18.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00 fineappear 25.00-30.00 Plain 60s 19.00 fineappear     
30.00                                                                          
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 30.00 OR 30.00        
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English OFFERINGS INSUFFICIENT
TO QUOTE Snow Peas Decalyxed 16.00-19.00 fr cond 12.00 Sugar Snap Peas         
Decalyxed 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00                                       
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1 1/9 bushel       
cartons FL Green jbo 20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00 exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly 22.00   
med-lge fr qual 16.00-20.00 Mxd Yellow And Green lge 17.00-18.00 MX Green jbo  
20.00 exlge 20.00-22.00 med-lge fr qual 18.00 med 20.00 Mxd Yellow And Green   
lge 17.00-18.00 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo 10.00-12.00 exlge 17.00 lge 14.00 25  
lb cartons MX Red irreg sz fr qual 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 GREENHOUSE 5 
kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 8.00 Yellow exlge 9.00-10.00 Orange exlge        
9.00-10.00 OCCAS HIGHER NL Red exlge 16.00 Yellow exlge 18.00 Orange exlge     
18.00                                                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL  
Anaheim med 16.00-18.00 ONE LABEL 20.50 Hungarian Wax med 17.00-20.00 Jalapeno 
med 14.00-18.00 Poblano med-lge 17.00 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Jalapeno lge 25.00
1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 22.00-26.00 ONE LABEL 32.00 mixed red   
and green lge 18.00 mxd yellow and green lge 18.00 Jalapeno lge 24.00-25.00 fr 
qual 20.00 Long Hot exlge 24.00-25.00 OCCAS HIGHER Poblano exlge 16.00-20.00   
ONE LABEL 30.00 MX Jalapeno exlge 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 Poblano exlge       
25.00-28.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 15.00-16.00 mxd orange and green    
18.00 orange 26.00 red 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 10 lb cartons DR Shishito
sml 30.00 FL Fresno Red sml 41.00 MX Manzano sml 24.00 25 lb sacks DR Ajies    
40.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 48.00 red 90.00 40 lb containers  
MX Jalapeno exlge 28.00-30.00 Poblano lge 25.00-28.00 red lge 70.00 Serrano sml
30.00 cartons 12 1-lb film bags MX Mixed Mini Sweet Types 17.00                
---RADISHES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ Red 13.00 FL  
Red 14.00-15.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 12.00-14.00 FL Red     
14.50 40 lb film bags topped AZ Red 20.00 FL Red 23.00-28.00 crates bunched FL 
Red 24s 15.00-17.00                                                            
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 24.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s    
18.00-20.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 22.00-26.00 OCCAS HIGHER   
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 STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini 
sml-med 10.00 med 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00-14.00 med 10.00-12.00 
4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 med 9.00-11.00 
mostly 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00-14.00 med 10.00-13.00 Grey sml  
12.00 sml-med 12.00-13.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn sml 26.00 med-lge 26.00-30.00
Butternut sml-med 14.00-15.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 18.00 OCCAS HIGHER Kabocha lge  
24.00-30.00 Spaghetti lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-26.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons  
MX Zucchini lge 12.00-13.00 Yellow Straightneck lge 12.00                      
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Japanese Types 
45.00-45.50 No Grade Marks Japanese Types jbo 36.00-39.00 mostly 36.00 OCCAS   
HIGHER 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            
---TOMATOES:  MARKET MATURE GREENS 5X6 SIZE LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb 
cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz     
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 6x6 sz 16.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.50-26.00 6x6 sz 20.50-26.00 ADAPTED      
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4 sz 17.00-18.00 
4x5 sz 17.00-18.00 5x6 sz 16.00 6x6 sz 16.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes     
light red-red 4x4s 17.00-18.00 10 lb flats MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties   
18.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x5s  
18.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red med-lge 11.00 light 
red-red xlge 10.00                                                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
med-lge 14.00-16.00 Local Repack light red-red med 18.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT   
flats 15 1-pt containers with lids MX red med-lge 12.00                        
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red med 11.00 GU light red-red med 10.00 Local Repack light red-red  
med 12.50-14.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light
red-red med 10.00-12.00 red med 8.00                                           
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light     
red-red exlge 20.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 17.50-26.00 ADAPTED  
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 13.00-15.00 mostly 
14.00 OCCAS HIGHER lge 13.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 OCCAS HIGHER             
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb film bags MI Purple Top lge 34.00    
---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) 16.00-20.00 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                                                 

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids MX red med 10.00                                                          

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