Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 17-JUL-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. Mostly Cloudy 72
Yesterday's High 86                                                                              
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 24s 24.00               
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green lge
49.00 occas higher                                                             
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates MD Round Green Type     
20.00 bushel cartons/crates precooled TN Round Green Type 24.00 VA Round Green 
Type 24.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 12.00-13.00          
---BEETS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 18.00-20.00 OH
Red Type 12s 15.00-16.00 25 lb sacks loose OH Red Type sml-med 15.00 Repacked  
Enroute Red Type med 12.00-13.00 25 lb film bags CD Quebec Red Type sml-med    
13.00-14.00                                                                    
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 16.00-17.00 20 lb      
cartons loose CA Crown Cut Short Trim 19.00-22.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 18.00
occas lower                                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons MX med 36.00-40.00   
mostly 36.00 occas higher                                                      
---CABBAGE:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec Round Green
Type med 13.00 Red Type med 16.00-18.00 MD Round Green Type med 10.00-13.00    
mostly 10.00 Red Type med 14.00-16.00 NJ Round Green Type med 11.00 Red Type   
med 14.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons MI Round Green Type med 11.00 Red Type med 16.00
50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish Type lge 14.00-16.00 occas higher 1 3/4 bushel    
cartons MI Savoy Type med 18.00                                                
---CARROTS:  MARKET LOOSE HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA   
med-lge 20.00-22.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-22.00 MX med-lge  
23.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 20.00-22.00 50 lb sacks loose MX lge  
fr qual 13.00 jbo 18.00 occas lower cartons bunched CA 24s 22.00 cartons 30    
1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled   
24.00-25.00                                                                    
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 15.00  
12s 17.00-19.00                                                                
---CELERY:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA 2 dz 28.00-29.00 2 1/2 dz 28.00 4 dz     
22.00 filmbags 30s 30.00 filmbags 36s 28.00-30.00                              
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET YELLOW HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates DE
Yellow 4 dz min 14.00 MD Yellow 4 dz min 14.00 White 4 dz min 11.00 Bi-Color 4 
dz min 10.00-11.00 VA Yellow 4 dz min 14.00 White 4 dz min 11.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 
min 10.00-11.00 24 inch bins MD White 125.00-150.00 (50 dozen)                 
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Wide range in quality. 1 1/9 bushel      
cartons MD med fr qual 15.00 MX med 25.00-28.00 lge 25.00 NC med fr qual 16.00 
NJ med 18.00-22.00 fr qual 15.00-16.00 OH med fr qual 16.00 PA med fr qual     
15.00 bushel baskets NJ Pickles med 38.00-40.00 UNWAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ
med fr qual 16.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario Long Seedless lge 
12s 11.00-12.00 one label 14.00-15.00                                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality. 1 1/9 bushel cartons 
MD sml-med fr qual 18.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped GA med-lge fr qual 14.00 
30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 26.00-28.00 5/9 bushel cartons NJ Italian     
med-lge 26.00 30 lb cartons HD Indian lge 21.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons  
NL AIR Long Striped 175-225 gm 26.00 Italian 175-225 gm 25.00-26.00            
---ENDIVE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 14.00 cartons NY  
24s 15.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Witloof 15.00                                 
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates OH 18s 14.00 cartons NY
24s 15.00                                                                      
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White super col 65.00 super jbo   
60.00-65.00 netted 5s 49.00-60.00 mostly 49.00-50.00 Purple netted 5s          
41.00-47.00 mostly 41.00-45.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled          
50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 64.00 fr cond 54.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled    
50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 59.00-62.00 mostly 59.00-60.00 occas higher                  
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Swiss Chard Mixed Colors  
12s 18.00 Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 49.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched
MD Collard 24s 10.00 few 9.00 Kale 24s 11.00 few 9.00 Mustard 24s 12.00-14.00  
Turnip Tops 24s 14.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NJ Swiss Chard Red   
12s 15.00 White 12s 15.00 Dandelion 12s 15.00 Kohlrabi 12s 16.00 cartons CA    
Kale, Multicolor 24s 28.00-30.00 MI Mustard 24s 12.00 Turnip Tops 24s fr cond  
10.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET CANADA HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA flm
lined 24s 24.00 24s flmwrpd 25.00 30s flmwrpd 23.00 CD Quebec flm lined 24s    
21.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 
mostly 16.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 CD Quebec Green Leaf 24s    
10.00-12.00 2.2 lb cartons PE Lolla Rossa 10.00 Red Oak Leaf 10.00 Green Oak   
Leaf 10.00 Baby Red Romaine 10.00 2.5 lb cartons CA Frisee 12s 16.00 3 lb      
cartons CA Mesculin Mix 6.50-7.00 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 SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons CA 24s 18.00-19.00 CD     
Quebec 24s 12.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 19.00-20.00 few best    
brands 25.00-26.00 10 lb cartons film lined CA Crown Cut Leaves 20.00-22.00    
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00-15.00 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 9.00 lge 9.00 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 cartons 10 12-oz trays 
film wrapped PA White 17.00 cartons 6 6-oz trays film wrapped PA Portobella    
Caps 14.00                                                                     
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel crates FL med-lge 25.00-26.00             
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec 48s med 12.00
MX 48s lge 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 48s med 14.00-15.00 crates bunched MX Bulb 
Type 24s 18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 21.00-22.00     
Eastern Boston crates bunched NJ Leeks 12s 22.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Leeks  
12s 18.00                                                                      
---PARSLEY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons bunched OH Curly 60s   
18.00 Plain 60s 18.00 cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 occas higher Plain 60s
21.00 occas higher Howard crates bunched NJ Curly 60s 19.00 Plain 60s 19.00    
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 26.00-28.00  
Repacked Enroute lge 26.00-28.00 sacks 12 1-lb film bags Repacked Enroute med  
20.00                                                                          
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed     
31.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 26.00                                          
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and         
condition. 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA Turning Red exlge 15.00-16.00 MD Green exlge
fr qual 20.00-22.00 MX Green exlge 26.00 NC Green jbo 25.00-27.00 ord qual     
22.00 exlge 25.00-27.00 fr qual 20.00-22.00 Turning Red exlge fr qual 16.00 VA 
Green jbo 26.00 exlge 26.00 15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 31.00 MX Red exlge      
31.00-32.00 25 lb cartons CA Red exlge fr qual 28.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb     
cartons CD Ontario Red exlge 24.00 Yellow exlge 22.00-24.00 Orange exlge       
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons DR Habanero green 
18.00 mxd orange and green 18.00 orange 18.00 red 18.00 MX Habanero green 17.00
mxd orange and green 15.00-18.00 orange 17.00-18.00 red 16.00-18.00 NC Jalapeno
lge 13.00 Poblano 14.00 Serrano 14.00 VA Hungarian Wax 14.00 1 1/9 bushel      
cartons MD Long Hot exlge 26.00 NC Cubanelles exlge 26.00-29.00 Jalapeno med   
18.00 Long Hot exlge 26.00 8 lb cartons MX Manzano orange 32.00 25 lb          
containers MX Jalapeno green exlge 25.00 lge 22.00-23.00 red exlge 25.00       
Poblano lge 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00 Serrano green 33.00-35.00 GREENHOUSE 4 kg 
cartons NL AIR Finger Hot green 22.00 red 23.00                                
---RADISHES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags OH Red    
9.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags OH Red 9.00-11.00 Repacked Enroute Red   
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 15.00-16.00 OH   
Red 20.00 Repacked Enroute Red 22.00 occas higher cartons bunched CD Quebec Red
24s 13.00-15.00                                                                
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   OPEN FIELD 20 lb cartons PA 25.00          
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge        
24.00-26.00                                                                    
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 20.00 cartons 6 
10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 9.00-9.50 cartons 8 10-oz film bags     
Repacked Enroute Savoy 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Savoy         
16.00-17.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 13.00-16.00 4 lb cartons AZ   
Flat Baby Type 9.50-10.00 CA Flat Baby Type 9.50-10.00 celery crates CA Flat   
24s 22.00-23.00                                                                
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons MD Zucchini sml-med 10.00 
med 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 10.00 med 8.00 Scallop White sml          
10.00-12.00 NJ Zucchini sml-med 10.00-12.00 med-lge 8.00-10.00 Yellow          
Straightneck sml-med 13.00-14.00 mostly 14.00 PA Yellow Straightneck sml 10.00 
med 8.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Grey sml-med 18.00-20.00 bushel cartons MX      
Butternut lge 36.00-38.00 Kabocha lge 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 OH        
Spaghetti med 37.00                                                            
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 43.00
one label 48.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00      
Marked Combination Orange Types 10.00 occas higher No Grade Marks Orange Types 
jbo 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00                                                   
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose AL Vine Ripes light    
red-red jbo 18.00-20.00 xlge 18.00-19.00 NC Vine Ripes light red-red jbo       
18.00-20.00 xlge 18.00-20.00 lge 16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 SC Vine Ripes light  
red-red jbo 20.00 xlge 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 80% U.S. One or Better Mature  
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00 6x6 sz 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 6x7 sz 
16.00 TN 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00 
mostly 17.00 6x6 sz 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 6x7 sz 16.00 VA 80% U.S. One or   
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00 10 lb cartons SC Vine Ripes    
yellow xlge 16.00 20 lb cartons SC Vine Ripes yellow xlge 26.00 GREENHOUSE     
flats 1 layer CD Ontario Vine Ripes light red-red 25s 14.00-15.00 occas higher 
5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes light red-red med 9.00 occas
higher cartons 10 1-lb containers with lids CD Ontario Vine Ripe - Campari Type
light red-red 16.00-18.00 10 lb cartons CD Ontario Vine Ripe - Heirloom        
Varieties light red xlge 26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00                              
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets MD red 12.00
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red 16.00-18.00 mostly  
18.00 occas higher                                                             
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids NC light red-red 12.00-14.00 NJ light red-red 11.00-13.00 red 10.00 yellow
20.00 TN light red-red 12.00-14.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers
with lids MX light red-red 10.00-11.00                                         
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose TN light red-red  
exlge 20.00-23.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX light red-red     
exlge 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-24.00 (includes marked xxlarge) lge 20.00 red   
exlge fr qual ord cond 7.00                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks IN Purple Top lge 14.00 occas lower NJ
Purple Top med 14.00 Repacked Enroute Purple Top lge 13.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 
med 14.00                                                                      
---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) 14.00-16.00 1 layer containers NL AIR Radicchio
Round Red 9s 15.00-16.00                                                       

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Red Type 24s 30.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Gold Type 
sml-med 36.00                                                                  
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 45.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA
med-lge 45.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 45.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo
26.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 38.00 cartons 24 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled    
34.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 38.00                           
---CELERY: cartons CA 2 1/2 dz 40.00                                           
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 34.00 Red Leaf 24s 34.00           
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 36.00                
---MUSHROOMS: 10 lb cartons PA White med-lge 16.00 5 lb cartons PA White lge   
12.00 Cremini 12.00 Portobella exlge 16.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I Shiitake    
exlge 20.00                                                                    
---SWEET POTATOES: 40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 62.00