Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 12-FEB-2019                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (410) 799-4840     Fax:  (410) 799-8442                                
                                                                               

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Weather at 7:00 a.m. Light Freezing Rain/Fog/Mist 31
Yesterday's High 32                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 24s 34.00-36.00               
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons/crates bunched MX Green jbo       
39.00-40.00 lge 27.00 PE Green lge 24.00 std 24.00 White exlge 40.00           
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green Type 
20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 38.00
5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 16.00-18.00                     
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 17.00 TX Red Type   
12s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 24s 34.00-35.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec Red   
Type med 11.00-12.00 TX Red Type med 12.00 lge 10.50-11.00 Gold Type lge 16.00 
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 18.00-19.00 CA Baby Hybrid
Type bchd 18s 27.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut Short Trim 22.00       
carryovers 19.00-20.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 21.00-22.00                     
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA 42.00-47.00 mostly 42.00
---CABBAGE:  MARKET BAG LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons FL Round   
Green Type med 25.00-26.00 Red Type sml-med 36.00-38.00 TX Round Green Type med
25.00-26.00 Red Type med 37.00-38.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish Type med     
17.00 lge 17.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons TX Savoy Type med
28.00-29.00                                                                    
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-26.00    
mostly 23.00-24.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-26.00 mostly       
23.00-24.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-24.00 50 lb sacks loose CA
jbo 30.00 CD Quebec lge 14.00 jbo 18.00 MX jbo 15.00-16.00 cartons bunched CA  
24s 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 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 STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 12s 26.00-30.00 
mostly 26.00                                                                   
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 46.00 2 1/2 dz 48.00 occas higher  
filmbags 30s 47.00-52.00 mostly 47.00-50.00 filmbags 36s 48.00 FL 2 dz 47.00   
filmbags 36s 47.00 cartons film bags CA Hearts 18s 48.00                       
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min      
27.00-31.00 White 4 dz min 27.00-32.00                                         
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons HD med 20.00 fr qual 
16.00 MX med 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00 fr qual fr cond 16.00 lge 23.00-25.00    
bushel plastic containers MX Pickles Kirby Type med 42.00 med-lge 36.00        
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long Seedless med 12s 14.00 lge 12s         
15.00-17.00                                                                    
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Wide range in quality. bushel cartons    
wrapped MX 18s 22.00-23.00 24s 23.00 fr qual 15.00-17.00 ord qual 12.00 30 lb  
cartons HD Chinese med-lge 30.00-32.00 Indian sml-med 45.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 
lb cartons NL AIR Italian 225-400 gm 30.00-32.00                               
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 22.00-24.00 5 kg        
containers BL AIR Witloof 31.00-32.00                                          
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 23.00-24.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White netted 5s 36.00-40.00 
mostly 36.00-38.00 SP White col 46.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled   
36.00-41.00 mostly 36.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 32.00-36.00     
mostly 32.00 cartons 4 5-lb film bags CQ Peeled 24.00-26.00                    
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s  
46.00-48.00 TX Collard 12s 22.00-23.00 Kale 12s 30.00-31.00 Lacinato (Tuscan)  
12s 23.00-24.00 Mustard 24s 23.00 Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s 20.00-21.00 Red 
12s 20.00 White 12s 18.00-19.00 Turnip Tops 24s 21.00 Dandelion 12s 20.00 few  
lower Kohlrabi 12s 25.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NC Collard 12s    
20.00 Kale 12s 22.00 15-18s 26.00-28.00 Mustard 12s 16.00-18.00 Turnip Tops 12s
16.00-18.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched GA Collard 15-18s 20.00 cartons
CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 30.00                                                  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA flm lined 24s 17.00-20.00   
mostly 18.00 24s flmwrpd 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00                        
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 17.00-20.00    
mostly 17.00-18.00 occas 21.00-22.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00-20.00 occas 21.00-22.00
2.5 lb cartons CA Frisee 12s 18.00 PE Lolla Rossa 12.50 Red Oak Leaf 12.50     
Green Oak Leaf 12.50 Baby Red Romaine 12.00 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix    
7.00 occas lower 10 lb cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 20.00         
GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid WV Boston 16.00-17.00           
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 17.00-18.00 cartons 12  
3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 17.00-20.00 mostly 17.00 occas higher 10 lb      
cartons film lined AZ/CA Crown Cut Leaves 20.00                                
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00 occas higher   
med-lge 12.50-13.00 sml-med 12.50 Sliced med-lge 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 4 qt 
baskets PA White med-lge 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 sml-med 6.00 occas higher 5 lb  
cartons PA Oyster 17.00-18.00 Cremini 8.00 occas higher Portobella exlge 9.00  
occas higher and lower lge 9.00 Caps exlge 12.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I       
Shiitake exlge 12.00 occas higher cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White  
12.00                                                                          
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 34.00-35.00            
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 34.00-38.00 mostly
34.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 22.00-23.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 
28.00 TX Leeks 12s 26.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag     
30.00 5 kg containers BL AIR Leeks 12s 22.00                                   
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons bunched GA Root 8s 38.00     
cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 20.00-21.00 TX Curly 60s          
20.00-21.00 Plain 60s 20.00-21.00                                              
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose Repacked Enroute med       
26.00-28.00 sacks 12 1-lb film bags Repacked Enroute med 24.00                 
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
14.00-16.00 PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 18.00-19.00 GU Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed    
14.00-16.00 PE Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo
22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00 exlge 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 fr qual 18.00 lge fr   
qual 18.00 MX Green jbo 22.00-23.00 exlge 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00-23.00 Red   
exlge fr qual 17.00-18.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 12.00-16.00 mostly        
12.00-14.00 fr qual 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons MX Red   
exlge 14.00 Yellow exlge 18.00 lge 14.00 Orange exlge 18.00-20.00              
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Finger Hot     
18.00 Hungarian Wax 19.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles exlge 40.00-42.00 
mostly 40.00 Hungarian Wax 29.00 Long Hot green med fr qual 40.00-42.00 MX     
Anaheim 40.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 17.00-18.00 mxd orange and green  
18.00 orange 18.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 red 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 
MX Manzano orange 23.00-26.00 mostly 23.00 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno green  
exlge 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00 lge 30.00 Poblano green 16.00-17.00 Serrano     
green 44.00-47.00 mostly 44.00 GREENHOUSE 3 kg cartons NL AIR Finger Hot green 
21.00 red 24.00 Habanero red 24.00                                             
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb sacks MX Cinderella med 18.00              
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags AZ Red 15.00 FL 
Red 13.00-14.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 16.00 FL Red           
14.00-15.00 40 lb film bags topped AZ Red 35.00-37.00 FL Red 32.00-36.00 crates
bunched FL Red 24s 20.00 1/2 bruce cartons Repacked Enroute Black 20.00-21.00  
---RHUBARB:  MARKET STEADY.  GREENHOUSE 6 kg containers NL AIR 80.00           
---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 19.00-20.00 1.3    
bushel crates GA Savoy 26.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA Savoy 18.00      
cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ/CA Flat 15.00-16.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat    
Baby Type 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 occas higher celery crates AZ/CA Savoy 22.00
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med       
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 med 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 14.00 med 12.00 MX   
Zucchini sml 12.00 med 8.00-10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 14.00-16.00 med 12.00
4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 13.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med       
16.00-17.00 Grey sml-med fr cond 14.00 fr qual 17.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn   
med 30.00-32.00 Butternut med 25.00 Kabocha sml-med 22.00-24.00 med 25.00-25.50
Spaghetti sml 24.00 med 27.00-28.00 35 lb min containers MX Grey med-lge 19.00 
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types      
45.00-46.00 sml 38.00 Japanese Types 45.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types          
19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 12.00-13.00     
mostly 12.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 30 
lb cartons HI U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type med 69.00                               
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light    
red-red jbo 20.00-22.00 xlge 17.00-21.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 red jbo fr cond    
17.00-18.00 xlge fr cond 15.00-17.00 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light
red-red 5x6 sz 16.50-18.00 mostly 17.00 6x6 sz 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 6x7 sz 
16.00-17.00 U.S. Comb or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-17.00 
6x6 sz 16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Unclassed Mature Greens
light red-red 5x6 sz fr qual 16.50 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT 15 lb cartons MX Vine
Ripes light red-red 28s 17.00 occas higher red 28s fr cond 10.00-12.00 5 kg/11 
lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red-red med 22.00-26.00 mostly 22.00  
10 lb cartons MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red lge 29.00-30.00 light
red-red sml-med 21.00                                                          
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red 
16.00-18.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids FL light red-red 16.00-18.00       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids DR
red 10.00 FL light red-red 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats  
12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00         
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL light    
red-red exlge 14.50-15.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX light     
red-red exlge 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 lge 14.00-14.50 med 13.00 red     
exlge fr qual fr cond 13.00                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks Repacked Enroute Purple Top sml-med   
26.00 occas lower                                                              
---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) 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher 15 
lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 32.00-35.00
1 layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00                             

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA 18.00-19.00     
cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA 20.00-21.00                                    

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER: 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 9.50-12.00