Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 19-MAY-2017                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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Weather at 7:00 a.m. A Few Clouds 71
Yesterday's High 91                                                                      
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons CA Globe 24s 30.00                      
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   pyramid crates 28 lb bunched NJ Green fldrun  
65.00-68.00 occas higher 11 lb cartons/crates bunched MX Green std 30.00-31.00 
PE Green std 30.00-31.00                                                       
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green Type 
13.00-15.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 26.00-32.00 5 lb  
cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 17.00                                
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Red Type 12s 20.00-21.00 mostly  
20.00 FL Red Type 12s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec Red 
Type sml 12.00 med-lge 12.00-14.00 lge 11.00 FL Red Type med 14.00 50 lb sacks 
loose TX Red Type med 24.00-25.00                                              
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 30.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd  
18s 24.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut Short Trim 28.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 
MX Crown Cut Short Trim 25.00-27.00 few low as 22.00                           
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA 40.00-42.00 MX          
43.00-45.00                                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons FL Red Type med 14.00 NC     
Round Green Type med 10.00-11.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons GA Round Green Type med  
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00 Red Type med 13.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish Type  
lge 8.00 occas higher and lower 1 3/4 bushel cartons GA Savoy Type med 14.00   
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00    
occas higher GA med-lge 18.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00   
occas higher CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 20.00 GA med-lge 20.00 sacks 10 5-lb film
bags CA med-lge 21.00-22.00 GA med-lge 20.00 50 lb sacks loose CD Ontario jbo  
16.00 Quebec jbo 13.00-14.00 GA jbo 14.00 MX jbo 14.00-16.00 fr qual 13.00     
cartons bunched CA 24s 22.00 occas lower cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby     
Peeled 24.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 23.00-24.00              
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 21.00  
12s 22.00-25.00 occas higher 16s 25.00                                         
---CELERY:   LIGHT OFFERINGS ABOUT STEADY. cartons CA 2 dz 65.00-68.00 occas   
lower. 2 1/2 dz 64.00-68.00 filmbags 30s 66.00-70.00 mostly 66.00-68.00 occas  
lower filmbags 36s 65.00-68.00                                                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min 15.00-17.00
mostly 16.00-17.00 White 4 dz min 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00               
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality. 1 1/9 bushel cartons
FL med 20.00-22.00 fr qual 14.00-16.00 lge 13.00-15.00 fr qual 11.00 GA med fr 
qual 13.00-14.00 MX med fr qual 23.00-25.00 occas higher lge 23.00-25.00 1 1/9 
bushel crates FL Pickles sml-med 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD
Quebec Long Seedless lge 12s 6.00-8.00 occas higher ex lge 12s 11.00-12.00 20  
lb cartons CD Ontario Persian sml 30.00                                        
---EGGPLANT: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped FL med 20.00-23.00
mostly 21.00-22.00 sml 18.00-20.00 MX 24s fr cond 15.00 30 lb cartons DR       
Chinese med-lge 31.00-32.00 HD Chinese med-lge fr qual 26.00 35 lb cartons HD  
Chinese med-lge 38.00-40.00 30 lb cartons HD Indian lge 21.00 GREENHOUSE 5     
kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR Long Striped 175-225 gm 22.00 Italian 175-225 gm       
21.00-23.00 occas higher                                                       
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 28.00 5 kg containers BL
AIR Witloof 22.00-24.00 occas higher NL AIR Witloof 22.00-24.00 mostly 22.00   
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 28.00-30.00           
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White super col 76.00 super jbo   
72.00 netted 5s 70.00-78.00 mostly 70.00-76.00 Purple netted 5s 59.00-66.00    
mostly 59.00-61.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm    
85.00-88.00 mostly 85.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled                 
50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 72.00-80.00 mostly 72.00                                     
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s    
18.00 CA Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s 18.00 Red 12s 19.00 White 12s 17.00      
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 48.00-50.00 1 2/5 bushel crates bunched NJ         
Dandelion 12s 16.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched MD Collard 24s         
10.00-11.00 Kale 24s 10.00-11.00 Mustard 24s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 Turnip   
Tops 24s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched NC       
Collard 24s 11.00 Kale 24s 11.00 Mustard 24s 13.00 occas higher Turnip Tops 24s
13.00 occas higher cartons CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 30.00                       
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 17.00-19.00 24s  
flmwrpd 18.00-20.00 occas lower 30s flmwrpd 17.00-18.00 MX 24s flmwrpd 18.00   
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 17.00-19.00 mostly
18.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 2.2 lb cartons PE Lolla Rossa
10.00-11.00 Red Oak Leaf 10.00-11.00 Green Oak Leaf 10.00-11.00 Baby Red       
Romaine 10.00-11.00 2.5 lb cartons CA Frisee 12s 16.00 3 lb cartons AZ Mesculin
Mix 7.00 CA Mesculin Mix 7.00 10 lb cartons CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves     
22.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers with lid WV Boston 15.00 2 lb      
cartons PA Mache 15.50                                                         
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly         
18.00-19.00 NM 24s 18.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 17.00-20.00     
mostly 18.00-20.00 occas lower 10 lb cartons film lined CA Crown Cut Leaves    
22.00                                                                          
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00-15.00 med-lge  
13.00-13.50 few 12.50 sml-med 14.00-15.00 Sliced med-lge 13.50-15.00 4 qt      
baskets PA White med-lge 6.50-7.00 5 lb cartons PA Oyster 21.00-22.00 Cremini  
9.00 Portobella exlge 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.50-10.00 lge 9.00 Caps exlge         
12.00-13.50 mostly 12.00-13.00 3 lb cartons PA Oyster 19.00 Cremini 8.50-9.00  
Class I Shiitake exlge 13.00 few 12.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA   
White 11.50-13.00                                                              
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel crates FL med-lge 24.00                   
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ICELESS LOWER, OTHERS STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s 
lge 14.00-15.00 48s med 13.00-14.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 18.00-20.00
mostly 18.00 bundles bunched MD 12s 16.00-18.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s   
16.00-18.00 GU Leeks 12s 19.00-20.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches 
per bag 14.00-15.00 Eastern Boston crates bunched NJ Leeks 12s 16.00-19.00 5 kg
containers BL AIR Leeks 12s 17.00                                              
---PARSLEY:  MARKET CA HIGHER, NJ STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Curly 60s        
28.00-30.00 occas higher Plain 60s 32.00-34.00 1 2/5 bushel crates/baskets     
bunched NJ Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 24.00-26.00                               
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 23.00-26.00  
Repacked Enroute lge 26.00-28.00                                               
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
17.00-20.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 27.00-28.00                              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Red exlge
24.00-25.00 FL Green jbo 24.00-26.00 fr qual 19.00-20.00 exlge 21.00-23.00     
occas lower fr qual 14.00-16.00 med 14.00 Red exlge fr qual 22.00 GA Green     
exlge 22.00 15 lb cartons MX Red exlge 21.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00          
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario Red exlge 23.00 Yellow exlge 23.00    
Orange exlge 24.00 MX Red exlge 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00 Yellow exlge          
20.00-22.00 Orange exlge 20.00-22.00                                           
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET 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 17.00-20.00
mxd orange and green 17.00 orange 18.00 occas higher red 18.00-20.00 1 1/9     
bushel cartons FL Cubanelles med-lge 24.00 Hungarian Wax 48.00 Jalapeno green  
exlge 27.00-28.00 Long Hot green lge 36.00 fr qual 28.00 MX Anaheim 28.00      
Cubanelles lge 26.00 Poblano lge 21.00 8 lb cartons MX Manzano orange 32.00 25 
lb containers MX Jalapeno green lge 25.00-27.00 Poblano lge 21.00-24.00 mostly 
21.00-22.00 Serrano green 25.00-27.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots red no  
offerings GREENHOUSE 4 kg cartons NL AIR Finger Hot green 31.00 red 33.00      
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red          
18.00-20.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red 18.00-20.00 40 lb film bags
topped FL Red 47.00-50.00 cartons bunched NJ Red 24s 14.00-18.00               
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   OPEN FIELD 20 lb cartons OR 36.00               
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge        
24.00-26.00 50 lb sacks CD Ontario CDOne med 20.00                             
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ Flat 24s 18.00 CA Flat 24s     
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons MD Savoy 14.00 NJ Savoy 14.00    
cartons 6 10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 9.00 cartons 8 10-oz film bags
Repacked Enroute Savoy 12.00-13.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Savoy 16.00   
cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 4 lb cartons AZ  
Flat Baby Type 10.00 occas higher CA Flat Baby Type 10.00 occas higher         
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med 12.00-14.00 
med 9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 16.00-18.00 med  
14.00-16.00 GA Zucchini sml-med 15.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 Yellow Straightneck
sml-med 14.00-16.00 med 12.00-14.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med     
19.00-20.00 med 18.00-19.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 20.00 Grey sml-med     
16.00-17.00 med 14.00-15.00 bushel cartons GU Butternut sml-med 18.00 Spaghetti
sml-med 22.00 HD Butternut med 22.00 Spaghetti med 28.00 MX Acorn med          
25.00-28.00 Butternut med 22.00 Kabocha med 43.00 fr qual 38.00 Spaghetti med  
24.00-27.00                                                                    
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 50.00
Oriental Type 58.00 U.S. No. 2 Red Types 27.00-28.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 fr cond 14.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 10.00   
occas higher No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 10.00-11.00                       
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red  
jbo 25.00-27.00 occas higher xlge 24.00-26.00 lge 22.00-24.00 80% U.S. One or  
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 24.00-25.00 6x6 sz 23.00-25.00 few   
22.00 6x7 sz 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas lower U.S. Comb or Better Mature   
Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.00-22.00 occas higher and lower 6x6 sz          
20.00-22.00 occas higher and lower 10 lb cartons FL Vine Ripes yellow xlge     
20.00 20 lb cartons FL Vine Ripes yellow xlge 36.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons
2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x5 sz 18.00-20.00 5x5 sz 18.00-20.00 5x6  
sz 17.00-20.00 CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT cartons 10 1-lb containers with lids MX  
Vine Ripe - Campari Type red 14.00 10 lb cartons MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom       
Varieties light red-red xlge 22.00 GREENHOUSE flats 1 layer CD Ontario Vine    
Ripes green 28s 19.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes light 
red-red med 14.00-15.00 NY Vine Ripes light red-red med 8.00                   
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids FL light red-red         
18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light    
red-red 18.00-20.00 GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt cups with lids CD Ontario Heirloom
Varieties 21.00-23.00                                                          
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt 
containers with lids MX light red-red 14.00-15.00                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL light red-red  
exlge 25.00 lge 23.00-25.00 sml 10.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose  
MX light red-red exlge 16.00-18.00 occas higher fr qual 14.00-15.00            
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks Repacked Enroute Purple Top med-lge   
14.00-15.00 med 15.00                                                          
---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) 15.00-17.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers  
(RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 32.00-34.00 1 layer containers CA         
Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00                          

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb sacks loose CA Gold Type med 32.00                             
---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 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                                                           
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 42.00 Red Leaf 24s 42.00 3 lb      
cartons CA Mesculin Mix 7.00-8.00 occas higher                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA 24s 38.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 
38.00