Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 14-FEB-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
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NA_FV020                                                                       
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 36                                               
Yesterday's High 42                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 20.00         
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  pyramid cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green std
28.00 11 lb cartons bunched MX Green jbo 12.00-14.00 lge 12.00-14.00 std 14.00 
sml 10.00 PE Green jbo holdovers 10.00 lge 11.00-12.00 holdovers 10.00 std     
16.00 holdovers 10.00                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET LOWER.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked     
14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 fr cond 10.00 occas lower Cranberry Type        
offerings insufficient to quote 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type)     
8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 28 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green   
Type Machine Picked 12.00-14.00 30 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava
offerings insufficient to quote                                                
---BEETS:  MARKET TEXAS BUNCHED 24S AND CANADA 25 POUND FILM BAGS LOWER, OTHERS
STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec CD One Gold Type 12s 14.00 MX Red Type 12s  
16.00 TX Red Type 12s 16.00 24s 26.00-28.00 crates bunched FL Red Type 12s     
16.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec CD One Red Type med 10.00-13.00 MX Red Type lge
16.00                                                                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 13.00-14.00 (few sales)
16.00 bchd 18s 16.00 (few sales) Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00 CA bchd 14s   
12.00-13.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 25.00-26.00 FL bchd 14s 10.00-11.00 20 lb
cartons loose AZ Crown Cut 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 16.00 CA Crown Cut          
10.50-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 (few sales) 14.00 MX Crown Cut 11.00-13.00 (few 
sales) 14.00                                                                   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 15.00-16.00 MX med  
15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 (few sales) 18.00                               
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green 
Type med 17.00-20.00 Red Type med 20.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 (few sales) 24.00 1 
7/8 bushel cartons FL U.S. One Round Green Type med 18.00-20.00 (few sales)    
21.00-22.00 sml 20.00 (few sales) 50 lb cartons FL U.S. One Round Green Type   
med 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 Red Type med 22.00-25.00 mostly 22.00-24.00 
(few sales) 26.00 NY Round Green Type med 15.00 TX Round Green Type med        
18.00-20.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD One Round Green Type lge 12.00-13.00 NY   
Round Green Type lge 11.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med
offerings insufficient to quote FL Savoy Type med 19.00-22.00 occas higher     
---CARROTS:  MARKET CALIFORNIA 48 1-POUND FILM BAGS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.      
sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-24.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge        
24.00-25.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 24.00-25.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge
26.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 24.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00-24.00 sacks 16 
3-lb film bags CA med-lge 26.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 24.00 Quebec CDOne    
med-lge 24.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 26.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge
24.00 Quebec CDOne med-lge 22.00-24.00 50 lb sacks loose CD Ontario CDOne jbo  
19.00-20.00 (few sales) 21.00-22.00 Quebec CDOne jbo 19.00-20.00 (few sales)   
21.00-22.00 cartons bunched CA Bunched 24s 22.00 cartons 20 1-lb film bags CA  
Baby Peeled 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled  
22.50-23.00 (few sales) 24.00                                                  
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ White 9s 12.00-14.00  
mostly 12.00-13.00 12s 10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 (few sales) 14.00-15.00  
fineappear 16.00 CA White 9s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 12s 11.00-13.00    
mostly 12.00-13.00                                                             
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 16.00 (few sales) 17.00 occas lower
2 1/2 dz 16.00 occas lower filmbags 24s offerings insufficient to quote        
filmbags 30s 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 fr cond 14.00 FL 2 dz 16.00 2 1/2 dz     
16.00 filmbags 24s 18.00 filmbags 30s 18.00 filmbags 36s 18.00                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET LOWER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz           
13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas higher White 4-4 1/2 dz 12.00-15.00 occas 
higher fr cond 10.00 Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 12.00-15.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature 
type few 18.00                                                                 
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET SAMLL LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  flats/cartons film wrapped  
CD Ontario Canada No. 2 Long Seedless sml 12s poor cond (unsaleable) WAXED 1   
1/9 bushel cartons MX med 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas higher fr qual  
12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher sml 12.00-14.00 lge 14.00-16.00 UNWAXED  
bushel baskets MX Pickles med 39.00-40.00 bushel plastic containers MX Pickles 
med 32.00-34.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless 
24s med-lge 14.00 (few sales) flats/cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long 
Seedless med 12s 12.00 MX Long Seedless med 12s 12.00 20 lb cartons DR Persian 
med 38.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian med 19.00               
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med fr qual 10.00  
Long Striped med 22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 16.00 MX 16s fr qual
10.00 1 1/6 bushel cartons wrapped MX 16s fr qual 10.00 18s fr cond 9.00 24s   
12.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s fr qual 10.00 24s fr qual 10.00 30 lb      
cartons HD Chinese med 24.00-27.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL    
Italian med 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian med 18.00-22.00 30 lb       
cartons DR Thai med 30.00 40 lb cartons FL Indian med 30.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg    
cartons tray pack NL Italian med offerings insufficient to quote               
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 16.00-18.00 10  
lb cartons BL Witloof 16.00                                                    
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates FL 18s 16.00-18.00   
---GARLIC:  MARKET HIGHER.  30 lb cartons AG Purple super col 65.00 CA White   
super col 55.00 CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 45.00-46.00 netted 5s               
55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 45.00-48.00 few sales low as 42.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic   
jars CQ Peeled 45.00-48.00 few sales lower cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ      
Peeled 36.00-42.00 occas lower per jar CQ Peeled 9.00-10.50 occas 11.00        
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched FL Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 18s 
16.00 MX Huauzontle 24s 25.00 TX Kohlrabi 12s 17.00-21.00 cartons bunched AZ   
Swiss Chard 24s 26.00-28.00 12s 16.00 red 24s 26.00-28.00 Red 12s 16.00 MX Kale
24s 16.00 SC Mustard 12-16s 13.00 Turnip Tops 12-16s 10.00 TX Kale 24s         
16.00-20.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 18.00 Swiss Chard 24s 28.00 12s 15.00-17.00  
Mixed Colors 12s 15.00-17.00 Red 24s 28.00 12s 15.00-17.00 Dandelion 12s       
16.00-17.00 20 lb cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 38.00 1/2     
cartons bchd 10s 20.00 CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 38.00                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s flmwrpd 12.00-15.00 mostly 
13.00-14.00 (few sales) 16.00 CA 24s flmwrpd 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ Boston 24s 14.00-15.00 (few      
sales) Green Leaf 24s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 15.00 Red Leaf
24s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 (few sales) 15.00 CA Green Leaf 24s         
12.00-14.00 Red Leaf 24s 12.00-14.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00    
mostly 6.50 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston    
16.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ 24s 12.00-15.00 mostly         
13.00-14.00 CA 24s 13.00-14.00 cartons 12 18-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts   
13.00-14.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 13.00-14.00 (few     
sales) 15.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ Hearts fineappear 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 HD med 22.00-24.00 Indian Type    
25.00                                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET MEXICO LEEKS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched MX
48s bulb type 20.00 48s med 10.00-12.00 crates bunched TX Leeks 12s med-lge    
18.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s med-lge 18.00-20.00 MX Leeks 12s med-lge    
16.00-18.00 (few sales) 22.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag
9.00-12.00 5 kg containers BL Leeks 23.00 (14s)                                
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched FL Curly 60s 19.00 Plain 60s 19.00 
cartons bunched CA Curly 60s holdovers 12.00 MX Curly 60s 14.00 Plain 60s 14.00
fr cond 10.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00 fineappear 26.00-28.00 Plain 60s 18.00        
fineappear 26.00-28.00                                                         
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 21.00-22.00 25 lb film
bags AZ 18.00                                                                  
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU English 12.00-13.00 (few      
sales) Snow Peas Decalyxed 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 Sugar Snap Peas         
Decalyxed 9.00-12.00 few sales high as 14.00                                   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo       
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 (few sales) 14.00 exlge 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 lge  
14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 fr qual 12.00-15.00 med 12.00 Mxd Red And Green 
med-lge 12.00 Mxd Yellow And Green exlge 12.00 MX Green jbo 18.00-20.00 mostly 
18.00 exlge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 lge 16.00-17.00 med 15.00 15 lb cartons MX
Red jbo 12.00 exlge 12.00-14.00 25 lb cartons MX Red exlge fr qual 14.00-17.00 
Yellow exlge fr qual 14.00 fr cond 10.00 Orange exlge fr qual fr cond 10.00 25 
lb cartons place pack MX Green exlge 20.00 lge 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb     
cartons MX Red exlge 12.00 Yellow exlge 12.00 Orange exlge 12.00 fr cond 7.00  
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET CUBANELLES AND JALAPENO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. WIDE  
RANGE IN PRICE. 1/2 bushel cartons DR Finger Hot 10.00 FL Anaheim 15.00        
Hungarian Wax 18.00 Jalapeno lge 15.00-16.00 Poblano med 17.00 Serrano lge     
offerings insufficient to quote Shishito 23.00-28.00 Yellow Chile 20.00 1 1/9  
bushel cartons DR Cubanelles lge 28.00 FL Cubanelles exlge 28.00-32.00 mostly  
28.00-30.00 lge 26.00-30.00 fr qual 18.00-20.00 med 20.00 mxd yellow and green 
lge 20.00 occas higher Hungarian Wax 22.00 Jalapeno lge 20.00-22.00 Long Hot   
lge 40.00-45.00 fr qual 36.00 Poblano med 22.00 Serrano offerings insufficient 
to quote MX Jalapeno lge 17.00 Poblano lge 20.00-22.00 Serrano med-lge 22.00 8 
lb cartons DR Habanero green 13.00-17.00 mixed red and green 18.00-20.00 orange
20.00-25.00 red 24.00 10 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 16.00 FL Cherry   
Hots 27.00 Fresno red 28.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 24.00 red   
45.00 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno med-lge 16.00-17.00 red med-lge 40.00       
Poblano lge 22.00 Serrano med-lge 22.00 4 kg cartons MX Manzano 14.00          
---RADISHES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ Red offerings 
insufficient to quote FL Red 10.00-11.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ   
Red offerings insufficient to quote FL Red 11.00-11.50 40 lb film bags topped  
AZ Red offerings insufficient to quote FL Red 28.00-32.00 crates bunched FL Red
24s 13.00 cartons/crates bunched FL Red 24s 13.00-15.00                        
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge 23.00    
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons bunched CA Flat 24s    
14.00-16.00 (few sales) 18.00 MX Flat 24s 16.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA 
Flat 24s 17.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat      
14.00-16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00-16.00 4 lb cartons CA   
Flat Baby Type 10.00                                                           
---SQUASH:  MARKET FLORIDA LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL        
Zucchini sml-med 10.00 med 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med offerings          
insufficient to quote med 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 HD Zucchini sml-med   
15.00 (few sales) 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 11.00-13.00 (few      
sales) 14.00 med 9.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med      
16.00-22.00 med 16.00-20.00 Grey sml-med 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 bushel       
cartons MX Acorn sml 20.00 med-lge 24.00 Butternut med-lge 20.00-22.00 Kabocha 
lge 19.00 Spaghetti med-lge 20.00-25.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 NY Butternut lge    
20.00 Kabocha lge 18.00 Spaghetti lge 15.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini   
lge 14.00-18.00 Yellow Straightneck lge offerings insufficien to quote 5 lb    
cartons GU Zucchini 16.00 (miniature type) offerings insufficient to quote     
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 38.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 15.00-16.00 jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly   
10.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med fr qual 10.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00    
Japanese Types jbo 38.00 NJ Orange Types med fr qual 10.00 jbo 10.00 No Grade  
Marks Orange Types med 14.00                                                   
---TOMATOES:  MARKET MATURE GREENS LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons  
loose FL Vine Ripes red jbo 14.00 5x6 sz 14.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature   
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 (few sales) 13.00 6x6
sz 9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 few sales low as 8.00 occas high as 14.00     
Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz         
13.50-16.00 6x6 sz 13.50-16.00 10 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties 
light red-red 18.00 15 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light      
red-red fr qual 17.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light  
red-red 4x4s 13.00-14.00 4x5s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT  
15 lb flats MX Vine Ripes light red-red 35s 12.00 39s 10.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on
the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med-lge 22.00                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med 14.00 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med 14.00 ADAPTED  
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red med 14.00 Local Repack light
red-red med 14.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light red-red med 14.00      
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL 
light red-red med 8.00 Local Repack light red-red med 10.50-13.50 OPEN FIELD   
flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red lge 8.00-9.00 ADAPTED      
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red lge 8.00-9.00  
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light      
red-red med 12.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 13.50-14.00 OPEN FIELD 
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 
lge 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX  
Roma light red-red exlge 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 lge 10.00-13.00 mostly 
10.00-11.00                                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne Purple Top med    
12.00 TX Purple Top med 16.00 occas higher                                     
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   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) 31.00-33.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX   
Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 30.00-32.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s     
12.00-14.00                                                                    

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