Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA Terminal Prices as of 03-JAN-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
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NA_FV020                                                                       
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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 18s 22.00 24s     
22.00 fr cond 15.00 36s 18.00                                                  
---ASPARAGUS:    11 lb cartons bunched PE Green lge 34.00 std 34.00 fr cond    
24.00                                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET HIGHER.  bushel crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked    
38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 14.00      
---BEETS:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons bunched TX Red Type 12s 15.00-18.00 25 lb   
film bags AZ Red Type med-lge offerings insufficient to quote CD Quebec CD One 
Red Type med 10.00 Gold Type med-lge offerings insufficient to quote           
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ bchd 14s 24.00 (few sales) CA bchd 14s
20.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 22.00-26.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 (few     
sales) 28.00                                                                   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 38.00 MX med 34.00  
---CABBAGE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Round Green  
Type med 18.00-20.00 few sales high as 22.00 Red Type med 15.00-17.00 occas    
higher FL U.S. One Round Green Type med 18.00 GA U.S. One Round Green Type med 
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 Red Type med offerings insufficient to quote 50 lb    
cartons NY Round Green Type med fr cond 12.00-13.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec CD   
One Round Green Type lge 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 NY Round Green Type lge       
8.00-9.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 15.00-16.00     
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 24.00 CD 
Quebec CDOne med-lge 19.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne med-lge     
18.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne med-lge 18.00 50 lb sacks loose  
CD Quebec CDOne jbo 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 occas higher cartons 20 1-lb
film bags CA Baby Peeled offerings insufficient to quote cartons 30 1-lb film  
bags CA Baby Peeled offerings insufficient to quote                            
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET HIGHER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons film wrapped AZ   
White 12s 38.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 CA White 9s offerings insufficient to quote 
12s 32.00-38.00 mostly 32.00-34.00 holdovers 26.00-28.00 fineappear 40.00 16s  
28.00-30.00 MX White 9s 30.00                                                  
---CELERY:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons CA 2 dz 21.00 fineappear 24.00-25.00 2 1/2 
dz 21.00 holdovers 18.00 fineappear 25.00 filmbags 30s 22.00 fr cond           
16.00-18.00 filmbags 36s 22.00-26.00                                           
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET HIGHER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4-4 1/2 dz          
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 (few sales) 20.00 White 4-4 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00  
mostly 18.00 (few sales) 20.00 5 lb cartons GU miniature type few 18.00        
Bi-Color 4-4 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 (few sales) 20.00                 
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET HIGHER.  WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med offerings     
insufficient to quote fr qual offerings insufficient to quote MX med           
28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 fr qual offerings insufficient to quote UNWAXED 1 1/9 
bushel crates FL Pickles 200-300s offerings insufficient to quote bushel       
baskets MX Pickles med 34.00 sml 20.00-22.00 lge 20.00 GREENHOUSE flats/cartons
film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 12.00-13.00 20 lb cartons  
DR Persian med 34.00-36.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped DR Persian med    
18.00-19.00                                                                    
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE AND QUALITY. 1 1/9 bushel      
cartons FL med fr qual 13.00-14.00 fr cond 10.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped  
FL med 17.00-18.00 occas higher fr cond 13.00-14.00 lge 13.00-14.00 MX 16s     
12.00-14.00 1 1/6 bushel cartons wrapped MX 24s 14.00 bushel cartons wrapped MX
18s 17.00-18.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med 23.00-24.00 1/2 bushel cartons FL 
Italian med 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Sicilian med 22.00 40 lb cartons HD  
Thai med 40.00 (few sales) Indian med 30.00-35.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL      
Indian med 30.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg cartons tray pack NL Italian med 29.00-30.00  
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 15.00-20.00 10 lb       
cartons BL Witloof 15.00                                                       
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 24.00-32.00            
---GARLIC:  MARKET LOWER. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. 30 lb cartons CA White super col
70.00-80.00 col offerings insufficient to quote CQ White 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm     
36.00-43.00 netted 5s 55-60mm/5.5-6.0cm 36.00-40.00 SP White super col 54.00   
Purple super col 75.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 35.00-36.00 few  
sales high as 48.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 34.00-40.00 mostly   
34.00-36.00 few sales high as 43.00 few sales low as 30.00 per jar CQ Peeled   
8.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 (few sales) 7.50 cartons 4 5-lb film bags per film 
bag CA Peeled 24.00                                                            
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ Kale red 24s 26.00 FL     
Dandelion 12s 14.00 MX Swiss Chard red 12s 15.00-16.00 NC Collard 12-16s       
9.00-10.00 TX Kale 12s 14.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 16.00 Swiss Chard 12s       
14.00-16.00 red 12s 14.00 Mixed Colors 12s 14.00 Dandelion 24s 20.00 20 lb     
cartons bunched AZ Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s offierings insufficient to quote
1/2 cartons bchd 10s 30.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ flm lined 24s 20.00 (few 
sales) 24s flmwrpd 17.00-18.00 (few sales) 16.00 occas high as 21.00           
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 (few  
sales) 20.00-21.00 Red Leaf 24s 17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 few sales 20.00-21.00 
FL Boston 24s 14.00-19.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 GREENHOUSE    
cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid CD Quebec Boston 16.00                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER.  cartons AZ 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly         
18.00-19.00 few sales 21.00 occas low as 16.00 ord cond 3.00 CA 24s 18.00 MX   
24s 14.00 cartons 12 18-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 18.00-21.00 mostly     
18.00-20.00 cartons 12 22-oz (3 count) packages AZ Hearts 18.00-21.00 mostly   
18.00-20.00 CA Hearts fr cond 15.00-16.00                                      
---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:    1/2 bushel cartons HD sml-med 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 NI sml
23.00                                                                          
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 34.00-40.00 
mostly 34.00-35.00 48s sml 36.00 CA Leeks 12s med-lge 20.00-24.00 mostly       
20.00-22.00 ord cond 10.00-12.00 MX Leeks 12s med 21.00-22.00 cartons 2 film   
bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag 38.00                                       
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. WIDE RANGE IN PRICE. cartons bunched FL Curly
60s 18.00-24.00 Plain 60s 20.00-28.00 mostly 20.00-27.00 MX Curly 60s 20.00 TX 
Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 22.00                                                
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   20 lb film bags loose MI 18.00 25 lb film bags 
AZ 17.00                                                                       
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SNOW PEAS HIGHER, OTHER  STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow 
Peas Decalyxed 12.00-15.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 16.00-18.00               
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo
16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 exlge 17.00-18.00 (few sales) 15.00 lge 16.00 (few    
sales) 14.00 fr qual 13.00-14.00 few sales high as 18.00 Mxd Red And Green med 
13.00-14.00 MX Green lge 18.00 (few sales) med 15.00 Red exlge 32.00-34.00     
irreg sz fr qual 23.00 15 lb cartons MX Red lge 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 5     
kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 23.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 fr qual 14.00-15.00     
Yellow exlge 25.00-26.00 fr qual 17.00-18.00 lge 22.00 Orange exlge 25.00-26.00
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL 
Anaheim offerings insufficient to quote Finger Hot offerings insufficient to   
quote Hungarian Wax offerings insufficient to quote Jalapeno lge 15.00 Poblano 
offerings insufficient to quote Serrano lge offerings insufficient to quote    
Yellow Chile offerings insufficient to quote 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Anaheim   
38.00 Cubanelles lge 22.00 fr qual 18.00 mxd yellow and green lge 18.00        
Hungarian Wax 30.00 Jalapeno lge 24.00 Long Hot lge 26.00 red lge 36.00-40.00  
mostly 36.00-38.00 Poblano med 30.00 Serrano 31.00 MX Jalapeno med-lge         
29.00-30.00 Poblano lge 30.00 Serrano med-lge 37.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero   
green offerings insufficient to quote orange offerings insufficient to quote   
red offerings insufficient to quote 10 lb cartons FL Cherry Hots 21.00 Fresno  
red offerings insufficient to quote 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green     
offerings insufficient to quote 40 lb containers MX Jalapeno med-lge           
20.00-21.00 Poblano lge 25.00-30.00 Serrano med-lge 25.00 cartons 12 1-lb film 
bags FL Mixed Mini Sweet Types 38.00-40.00                                     
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red          
9.00-10.50 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 10.00-11.00 40 lb film bags 
topped FL Red 24.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 14.00                           
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge        
23.00-24.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET FLAT BUNCHED LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 2/5 bushel cartons   
bunched CA Flat 24s 18.00-20.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s        
21.00-22.00 occas high as 26.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat           
15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00                  
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med       
13.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 (few sales) 16.00 med 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 (few   
sales) 14.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 12.00-16.00 med 10.00-14.00 4/7 bushel
cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 18.00 few sales high as 22.00 med 16.00-18.00      
mostly 18.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 22.00 med 20.00 Grey sml-med 21.00    
bushel cartons MX Acorn med-lge 24.00 Kabocha lge 16.00 NY Kabocha lge 18.00   
Spaghetti sml-med 18.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Zucchini lge 20.00 Yellow      
Straightneck lge 22.00 Acorn med 27.00 Butternut med 22.00 Spaghetti lge       
20.00-24.00 5 lb cartons GU Zucchini offerings insufficient to quote           
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA No Grade Marks Japanese   
Types jbo 40.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 jbo  
8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types med fr qual 11.00-12.00 NJ No
Grade Marks Orange Types med 14.00 fr qual 10.00                               
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes red xlge 
32.00 lge 29.00 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz      
32.00-34.00 6x6 sz 25.00-29.00 mostly 26.00 Local Repack 85% U.S. One or Better
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 36.50-39.00 6x6 sz 34.75 5 kg/11 lb flats on
the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red sml 16.00-18.00 10 lb       
cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red offerings insufficient 
to quote 15 lb cartons FL Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red fr qual 
offerings insufficient to quote ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine
Ripes light red-red 4x4 sz 28.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red   
4x4s 28.00 4x5s 28.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red 
med-lge 16.00                                                                  
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
med-lge 26.00 Local Repack light red-red med-lge 27.50                         
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL 
light red-red med 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 yellow med offerings          
insufficient to quote Local Repack light red-red med 21.50-26.50 ADAPTED       
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red lge offerings  
insufficient to quote                                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Roma light      
red-red lge 23.00 Local Repack Roma light red-red exlge 30.00-34.50 OPEN FIELD 
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 27.00-28.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT
25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 27.00-30.00 (few sales) 33.00  
lge offerings insufficient to quote                                            
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec CDOne Purple Top lge    
7.00 med 10.00 MI Purple Top med 10.00                                         
---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) 27.00-28.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s offerings insufficient
to quote GU Radicchio 9s 15.00-16.00                                           

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