Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 06-DEC-2018                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BP_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
 Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 33
Yesterday's High 38                                                                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 18s 32.00-34.00               
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  pyramid crates 28 lb bunched MX Green lge 
38.00-39.00 std 39.00-40.00 11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green std 24.00    
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green
Type 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX
Fava 30.00-32.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 13.00          
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX Red Type 12s 20.00-22.00 TX
Red Type 12s 20.00-22.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Gold Type med 34.00 CD Quebec Red
Type med 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 lge 7.00 TX Red Type med 8.00-10.00             
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 36.00-38.00 mostly  
36.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 28.00-30.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut
Short Trim 35.00-40.00 occas 42.00-44.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 32.00-34.00   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA 40.00-42.00 one brand   
best 46.00-48.00                                                               
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Round 
Green Type med 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 sml-med 24.00 occas higher Red   
Type med 25.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons TX Round Green Type med 30.00-32.00 50 lb  
cartons NY Round Green Type lge 20.00 Red Type sml fr qual 20.00 50 lb sacks CD
Quebec Danish Type lge 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00                                
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
23.00-25.00 occas higher sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-25.00 occas  
higher sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-25.00 50 lb sacks loose CD     
Quebec jbo 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 MX jbo 15.00-16.00 cartons bunched CA 24s  
24.00-26.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00-26.00 cartons 15    
2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00-26.00                                      
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s    
48.00-54.00 mostly 48.00                                                       
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 31.00-33.00 2 1/2 dz 31.00-33.00   
filmbags 30s 33.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-35.00 filmbags 36s 33.00-35.00           
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min   
17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 White 4 dz min 16.00-18.00 Bi-Color 4 dz min    
15.00-17.00                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 22.00-24.00 fr
qual 14.00-16.00 MX med 22.00-24.00 mostly 24.00 med-lge 23.00 lge 23.00-28.00 
mostly 24.00 1 1/9 bushel crates MX Pickles Kirby Type med-lge 32.00 sml-med   
36.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario Long Seedless lge 12s         
13.00-16.00                                                                    
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons MX 24s 16.00-18.00 fr qual  
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 33.00 one label
40.00 40 lb cartons FL Thai sml too few sales to quote 30 lb cartons HD Indian 
med-lge 35.00 one label 51.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR Long Striped
175-225 gm 29.00 Italian 175-225 gm 25.00-26.00 Sicilian 175-225 gm 30.00      
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 26.00 5 kg containers BL
AIR Witloof 28.00-30.00                                                        
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 28.00 cartons NJ 24s  
38.00-40.00                                                                    
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White col 55.00 netted 5s         
52.00-55.00 SP White col 46.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled           
50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 27.00-35.00                                                  
---GREENS:  MARKET COLLARDS AND KALE HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons     
bunched TX Collard 12s 23.00-25.00 Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 16.00-17.00      
Mustard 12s 18.00-19.00 few higher Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s 22.00 White 12s
21.00-22.00 Turnip Tops 12s 18.00-19.00 Dandelion 12s 16.00-18.00 Kohlrabi 12s 
18.00-20.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NC Collard 15-18s 20.00 Kale   
15-18s 20.00 Mustard 12s 16.00 Turnip Tops 12s 16.00 1 3/5 bushel              
cartons/crates bunched GA Collard 15-18s 24.00-26.00 cartons AZ/CA Broccoli    
Rabe (Rappini) 24s 50.00-52.00 20s 50.00 CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 30.00         
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  cartons AZ/CA flm lined 24s      
60.00-65.00 fr cond 55.00 24s flmwrpd 62.00-65.00 fr cond 55.00-60.00 MX 24s   
flmwrpd fr qual 45.00-55.00                                                    
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET GREEN LEAF HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA     
Green Leaf 24s 63.00 Red Leaf 24s no offerings 2.5 lb cartons CA Frisee 12s    
16.00-18.00 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 12.00-15.00 10 lb cartons AZ/CA    
Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 28.00-30.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers  
with lid WV Boston 18.00 occas higher                                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 42.00 occas higher
and lower cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 36.00-40.00                 
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00-15.50 med-lge  
12.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 sml-med 12.50-14.00 Sliced med-lge 13.00-14.00  
occas higher 4 qt baskets PA White med-lge 6.00-6.50 occas higher sml-med      
6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 5 lb cartons PA Oyster 17.00-18.00 occas 20.00-20.50     
Cremini 8.00-10.50 mostly 8.00 Portobella exlge 9.00-10.50 mostly 9.00-10.00   
lge 9.00-9.50 Caps exlge 12.00-13.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I Shiitake exlge    
12.00-14.50 mostly 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White     
12.00-13.00                                                                    
---OKRA:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL med-lge 14.50 HD sml-med 
14.50 med-lge 14.50-15.00                                                      
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 18.00-22.00 mostly 
18.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas 21.00     
cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 26.00-28.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12     
bunches per bag 18.00 few lower GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers BL AIR Leeks 12s    
22.00                                                                          
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 30.00-32.00 mostly   
30.00 Plain 60s 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 TX Curly 60s 30.00-32.00 Plain 60s    
30.00-32.00                                                                    
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 20.00-22.00  
mostly 20.00 Repacked Enroute med 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 sacks 12 1-lb film  
bags Repacked Enroute med 22.00-24.00 occas higher 20.00                       
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET HIGHER.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
24.00-27.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 30.00-38.00                              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET RED, YELLOW AND ORANGE HIGHER, GREEN ABOUT      
STEADY. Wide range in quality and condition. 1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red exlge 
fr qual 40.00 FL Green jbo 34.00-36.00 mostly 36.00 ord qual 30.00-32.00 exlge 
34.00-36.00 fr qual 26.00-30.00 ord qual 22.00-24.00 med fr qual 23.00 Turning 
Red exlge fr qual 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 GA Green lge fr qual 23.00 Turning  
Red exlge fr qual 22.00 MX Green exlge fr qual 27.00 lge fr qual fr cond 18.00 
15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 30.00-34.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons CD Ontario Red 
exlge 28.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario Yellow exlge 28.00 occas lower Orange
exlge 28.00 occas lower MX Yellow exlge 27.00-32.00 Orange exlge 27.00-32.00   
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Finger Hot     
26.00-28.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge 26.00 Jalapeno lge          
28.00-30.00 med 25.00 Long Hot med 15.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green        
16.00-20.00 mixed red and green 16.00-20.00 orange 24.00 occas higher and lower
red 20.00-23.00 MX Manzano orange 25.00-28.00 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno     
green exlge 34.00 lge 32.00-34.00 Poblano green 20.00-23.00 Serrano green      
29.00-31.00                                                                    
---RADISHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red    
14.00-16.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 14.00-17.00 mostly         
14.00-15.00 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 22.00-25.00 FL Red 25.00-30.00
mostly 25.00 MX Red 25.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 20.00 1/2 bruce cartons    
bunched FL Red 24s 20.00                                                       
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 24.00  
50 lb sacks CD Ontario CDOne lge 22.00                                         
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 40.00 one label    
48.00 1 2/5 bushel crates GA Savoy 28.00 cartons 8 10-oz film bags Repacked    
Enroute Savoy 15.50-16.50 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA Savoy 25.00-26.00   
cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ/CA Flat 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 4 lb    
cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 celery crates AZ/CA Savoy
42.00 Reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Savoy 36.00 (approx 20 pounds)      
---SQUASH:  MARKET SUMMER TYPES HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel       
cartons FL Zucchini med 12.00 med-lge 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 17.00  
med 15.00-16.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med fr qual 12.00 Grey med  
32.00 fr cond 28.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med 28.00 Kabocha sml 25.00 med-lge
28.00 Spaghetti med 28.00 NJ Acorn med 23.00-24.00 Butternut lge 21.00-23.00   
Spaghetti med 22.00-24.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons PA Acorn sml fr appear 18.00 35 
lb min containers MX Grey med-lge 40.00-42.00                                  
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types
46.00-50.00 Japanese Types 48.00-50.00 U.S. No. 2 Red Types 30.00 NC U.S. No. 1
Orange Types 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 Marked Combination Orange Types    
12.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 30 lb     
cartons HI Okinawan Type 65.00 1/2 bushel cartons NC No Grade Marks White Types
20.00-22.00                                                                    
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light    
red-red jbo 32.00-35.00 xlge 28.00-32.00 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens  
light red-red 5x6 sz 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 6x6 sz 26.00-30.00 mostly  
28.00 6x7 sz 24.00-26.00 U.S. Comb or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz
27.00-28.00 6x6 sz 26.00-27.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX      
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 29.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light   
red-red 3x4s 26.00-28.00 4x4s 26.00-28.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 5 kg/11 lb    
flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med too few sales to quote       
GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red 18s 20.00   
22s 20.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light       
red-red med 16.00-18.00 occas higher                                           
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
17.00-20.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids FL light red-red 17.00-20.00       
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light red-red 17.00-20.00  
cartons 10 1-lb cups with lids on the vine MX light red-red 19.00-21.00        
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL 
light red-red 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt 
containers with lids MX light red-red 16.00-18.00                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose FL light  
red-red exlge 30.00-32.00 lge 30.00-32.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons    
loose MX light red-red exlge 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 lge 27.00 pink lge 
27.00 turning-pink exlge 28.00                                                 
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks Repacked Enroute Purple Top med       
14.00-16.00                                                                    
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons MD Alfalfa Sprouts          
10.00-11.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages MD Alfalfa Sprouts 11.00-13.00 35 lb      
crates MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 22.00-23.00 mostly 22.00 15 lb reusable plastic
containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) no offerings 1 layer containers
CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00                                                

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA 18.00-20.00     
mostly 18.00-19.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles MD 19.00-20.00 PA 19.00-20.00  
occas higher                                                                   

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 48.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA
med-lge 48.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 48.00 cartons bunched CA 24s  
42.00 cartons 24 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 36.00                           
---CELERY: cartons CA 2 1/2 dz 44.00 filmbags 30s 48.00 cartons film bags CA   
Hearts 18s 40.00