Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                                    
                                                                               
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 64 
Yesterday's High 73                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 24s 20.00                     
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green   
lge 25.00 occas lower                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates MD Round Green Type     
11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 bushel cartons/crates precooled NC Round Green Type   
15.00-16.00 NJ Cranberry Type 45.00 few lower NY Round Green Type 15.00 TN     
Round Green Type 15.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 14.00    
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Red Type 12s 17.00 25 lb sacks    
loose CD Quebec Red Type med 9.00-10.00 lge 8.00-9.00                          
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA bchd 14s 28.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd   
18s 32.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut Short Trim 25.00-30.00 CD Quebec    
Crown Cut 25.00-26.00 occas higher MX Crown Cut Short Trim fr appear 24.00 NJ  
Crown Cut 24.00-26.00                                                          
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA 64.00-66.00           
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec Round Green Type   
med 10.00-12.00 Red Type med 13.00-14.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons MI Red Type med  
14.00 50 lb cartons NY Round Green Type med 10.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish 
Type lge 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type
med 14.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons MI Savoy Type med 14.00                         
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-24.00    
mostly 22.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 sacks 
10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 50 lb sacks loose CD     
Ontario jbo 13.00 Quebec jbo 12.00-13.00 MI jbo 13.00 MX jbo 17.00-18.00 fr    
qual 15.50-16.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 25.00-27.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags  
CA Baby Peeled 24.00-25.00 mostly 24.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby      
Peeled 24.00-25.00 mostly 24.00                                                
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 12s       
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 16s 18.00-19.00 cartons jacket pack CD Quebec White   
12s 20.00 occas higher and lower 24 inch bins PA 100.00 (jacket packed)        
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 1 1/2 dz 17.00 2 dz 17.00 2 1/2 dz 17.00
occas higher filmbags 30s 19.00 occas higher filmbags 36s 19.00 CD Quebec 2 dz 
14.00 filmbags 30s 18.00 MI filmbags 30s 18.00                                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz min 11.00-12.00
MD Yellow 4 dz min 11.00 White 4 dz min 11.00 NY Yellow 4 dz min 11.00-12.00   
mostly 12.00 White 4 dz min 11.00 VA Yellow 4 dz min 11.00 White 4 dz min 11.00
Bi-Color 4 dz min 11.00                                                        
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET LARGE LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons  
GA med fr qual 12.00-14.00 MX med fr qual 14.00-15.00 lge 17.00-18.00 mostly   
17.00 NC med 15.00 fr qual 11.00-13.00 ord qual 10.00-11.00 lge 15.00 NJ med fr
qual 10.00-12.00 1 1/9 bushel crates NJ Pickles sml-med 32.00 bushel baskets NJ
Pickles sml-med 42.00-43.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario Long    
Seedless lge 12s 11.00-12.00 ex lge 12s 12.00-13.00                            
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med 15.00-17.00 sml-med  
fr qual 10.00 MD med fr qual 10.00 SC med 15.00-17.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese 
med-lge 27.00-28.00 Indian med-lge 67.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR  
Long Striped med-lge 30.00 CD Quebec Italian med-lge 27.00 NL AIR Italian      
175-225 gm 32.00-36.00                                                         
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates NJ 18s 12.00 cartons CA 24s    
18.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Witloof 17.00-18.00                               
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates NJ 18s 14.00 cartons CA 24s  
18.00                                                                          
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White jbo 40.00 netted 5s         
52.00-59.00 mostly 52.00-54.00 Purple netted 5s 50.00-55.00 mostly 50.00-52.00 
SP White super col 57.00 jbo 46.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled       
50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 50.00-59.00 mostly 52.00-55.00 occas 60.00-61.00             
---GREENS:  MARKET RAPPINI LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched MX      
Huauzontle 16-24s 24.00-25.00 cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s   
42.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched MD Collard 24s 11.00 occas lower Kale
24s 11.00 occas lower Mustard 24s 14.00 Turnip Tops 24s 14.00 Rape 24s 14.00 1 
3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NJ Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 18.00 Swiss    
Chard Mixed Colors 12s 18.00-19.00 Red 12s 16.00-17.00 White 12s 16.00-17.00   
Dandelion 12s 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 Kohlrabi 12s 20.00 cartons CA Kale,     
Multicolor 24s 30.00                                                           
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 37.00 24s  
flmwrpd 38.00-42.00 mostly 38.00 occas 44.00 fr cond 33.00-34.00 30s flmwrpd   
36.00 CD Quebec 24s flmwrpd 33.00-34.00                                        
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 
Red Leaf 24s 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00 CD Quebec Green Leaf 24s 16.00 2.2 lb    
cartons PE Lolla Rossa 11.00-12.00 Red Oak Leaf 11.00-12.00 Green Oak Leaf     
11.00-12.00 Baby Red Romaine 11.00-12.00 2.5 lb cartons CA Frisee 12s 16.00 3  
lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.50 mostly 6.50 10 lb cartons CA Green Leaf   
Crown Cut Leaves 20.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid WV Boston
16.00 occas higher 2 lb cartons PA Mache 15.50                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET HIGHER. Wide range in condition. cartons CA 24s    
28.00-31.00 mostly 28.00 CD Quebec 24s 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 fair condition 
lower cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 28.00-30.00 one brand best         
37.00-38.00 CD Quebec Hearts offerings insufficient to quote                   
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 13.50-15.00 mostly   
14.00 med-lge 12.50-13.00 mostly 12.50 sml-med 13.00-15.00 Sliced med-lge      
13.00-14.00 4 qt baskets PA White med-lge 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 5 lb cartons PA
Oyster 18.00-19.00 Cremini 8.00-8.50 Portobella exlge 8.50-9.00 lge 8.50 Caps  
exlge 13.00-13.50 lge 12.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I Shiitake exlge 12.00-13.00 
cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50 cartons 10
12-oz trays film wrapped PA White 16.50-17.00 cartons 6 6-oz trays film wrapped
PA Portobella Caps 14.00                                                       
---OKRA:  MARKET LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons FL med-lge 32.00-35.00             
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec 48s lge      
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 48s med 16.00 48s sml 15.00 crates bunched MX   
Bulb Type 24s 19.00-20.00 CA Leeks 12s 22.00 cartons bunched GU Leeks 12s 18.00
cartons 4 film bags iceless CD Quebec 12 bunches per bag 19.00 5 kg containers 
BL Leeks 12s 20.00                                                             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET PLAIN LOWER, CURLY ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates      
bunched NJ Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s 18.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s        
18.00-21.00 OH Curly 60s 18.00 Plain 60s 18.00                                 
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 23.00        
Repacked Enroute lge 24.00-26.00 sacks 12 1-lb film bags Repacked Enroute med  
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00                                                       
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed   
37.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 37.00-38.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 38.00 PE 
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 38.00                                                
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality. 1 1/9      
bushel cartons CA Red exlge fr qual 20.00 GA Green jbo 12.00 exlge 10.00-11.00 
fr qual 9.00 lge 9.00 MD Red exlge fr qual 15.00 MX Green exlge 13.00-14.00 NC 
Green jbo 10.00 fr qual 8.00 exlge 10.00 fr qual 9.00 NJ Green jbo 9.00-11.00  
exlge 9.00-11.00 OH Green jbo 11.00-12.00 exlge 11.00 fr qual 9.00 lge 9.00 SC 
Green jbo 10.00-11.00 exlge 10.00-11.00 fr qual 9.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge
20.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red exlge 12.00-14.00 occas higher lge 9.00 Yellow 
exlge 12.00-14.00 occas higher lge 9.00 Orange exlge 12.00-14.00 occas higher  
lge 9.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR Red exlge 16.00-18.00 fr cond    
10.00 ord cond 5.00 Yellow exlge 17.00-20.00 Orange exlge 17.00-20.00          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons MX Habanero green 
20.00 mxd orange and green 20.00 orange 22.00-23.00 red 18.00-20.00 NJ Finger  
Hot green 32.00 Hungarian Wax 23.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA Jalapeno med-lge   
16.00-18.00 MX Poblano lge 18.00 NJ Cubanelles exlge 23.00 Long Hot lge        
32.00-33.00 SC Jalapeno lge 18.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero orange 22.00-23.00  
red 18.00-20.00 MX Manzano orange 32.00 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno green     
exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 lge 18.00-20.00 red exlge 28.00-29.00 lge 28.00 
Poblano green 18.00-19.00 Serrano green 25.00-28.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili
Hots green 79.00                                                               
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons MD Miniature orange 18.00     
occas lower PA Miniature orange 18.00 occas lower 1 1/9 bushel cartons DE Pie  
Type orange med 16.00 MD Pie Type orange med 16.00 PA Pie Type orange med 16.00
24 inch bins MD Howden White Type med 180.00 Cinderella xlge 180.00-200.00     
(approx 600 pounds) Pie Type orange sml 190.00-200.00 Mixed Heirloom Varieties 
240.00 (mixed sizes) VA Cinderella xlge 180.00-200.00 (approx 600 pounds) each 
MD Big Mack Type jbo 50.00 36 inch bins MD Howden Type orange lge 150.00-160.00
med-lge 150.00-160.00                                                          
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags OH Red          
10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD Quebec Red        
11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 OH Red 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 40 lb film bags topped
CD Quebec Red 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 OH Red 17.00-18.00 cartons bunched CD   
Quebec Red 24s 16.00                                                           
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 32.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 31.00 occas lower     
cartons 6 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 9.50-10.00 cartons 8 10-oz    
film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA     
Savoy 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 16.00-18.00
4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 occas higher           
---SQUASH:  MARKET SUMMER TYPES SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2      
bushel cartons CD Quebec Zucchini med 12.00-14.00 GA Zucchini sml-med          
14.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 18.00 MD Zucchini      
sml-med 12.00-14.00 med 10.00-12.00 med-lge 9.00-10.00 Yellow Straightneck     
sml-med 14.00 occas higher med-lge 12.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Grey sml-med    
15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 bushel cartons MX Kabocha med 19.50 1 1/9 bushel
cartons NJ Acorn med 19.00 Butternut med-lge 20.00-22.00 Spaghetti med         
20.00-21.00 OH Acorn med 19.00 Butternut med-lge 19.00 Spaghetti med 19.00 PA  
Acorn med 18.00 Butternut med-lge 18.00 Spaghetti med 18.00 35 lb min          
containers MX Grey med-lge 24.00-26.00                                         
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 48.00
few lower NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 16.00-17.00 occas higher and lower Marked 
Combination Orange Types 10.00-12.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo           
10.00-12.00                                                                    
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CA 80% U.S. One or     
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 18.00-19.00 occas lower 6x6 sz       
17.00-18.00 occas lower 6x7 sz 16.00 MD Vine Ripes light red-red jbo           
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 xlge 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 lge 14.00 NC Vine Ripes 
light red-red xlge 16.00-17.00 lge 14.00-15.00 U.S. Comb or Better Mature      
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-17.00 6x6 sz 15.00-17.00 TN 80% U.S. One or  
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 6x6 sz
16.00-17.00 6x7 sz 16.00 U.S. Comb or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz
16.00-17.00 6x6 sz 15.00-16.00 VA 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light   
red-red 5x6 sz 19.00-20.00 6x6 sz 17.00-18.00 10 lb cartons CD Quebec Vine Ripe
- Heirloom Varieties light red-red xlge 30.00-32.00 lge 30.00-32.00 ADAPTED    
ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4 sz 18.00-20.00 4x5 
sz 18.00-20.00 5x5 sz 18.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons CD Ontario Vine     
Ripes light red-red 28s 12.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario Vine     
Ripes light red-red med 8.00-9.00 sml 7.00-8.00                                
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets MD red    
10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red 22.00         
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids MD light red-red 9.00-10.00 NJ red 9.00 TN light red-red 11.00-12.00 VA   
light red-red 10.00-12.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with    
lids MX light red-red 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-12.00                           
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CD Quebec   
light red-red exlge 15.00-16.00 MD light red-red exlge 14.00-15.00 TN light    
red-red lge 16.00-17.00 med 14.00-15.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose MX light
red-red exlge 17.00-18.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX light     
red-red exlge 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 lge 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00      
pink-light red exlge 17.00                                                     
---TURNIPS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb sacks CD Quebec Purple Top med 12.00  
occas lower MI Purple Top med 12.00 NJ Purple Top med 12.00 Repacked Enroute   
Purple Top med 12.00-13.00                                                     
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons MD Alfalfa Sprouts          
10.00-11.00 cartons 12 4-oz packages MD Alfalfa Sprouts 10.00-11.00 35 lb      
crates MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 17.00 occas higher 1 layer containers CA       
Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00-15.00                                             

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---CORN STALKS:  MARKET STEADY.  bundle MD 12s 5.00 PA 12s 5.00                
---ORNAMENTAL CORN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons/crates per bunch MD Indian 3.00 PA
Indian 3.00 1/2 bushel cartons/crates per bunch MD Indian Mini 2.25 PA Indian  
Mini 2.25                                                                      
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons/crates MD 18.00 PA   
18.00                                                                          
---STRAW BALES:  MARKET STEADY.  per bale MD 6.00                              

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 24.00 24s 32.00 25 lb sacks loose CA 
Gold Type sml-med 32.00                                                        
---LETTUCE-OTHER: 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 7.00-8.00                       
---MUSHROOMS: 10 lb cartons PA White lge 17.00 med-lge 15.50 5 lb cartons PA   
Cremini 11.50 Portobella exlge 15.50 3 lb cartons PA Class I Shiitake exlge    
19.75 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White 16.50                        
---SPINACH: 4 lb cartons CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-12.00