Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 05-DEC-2018                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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***CORRECTED COPY - MEXICO TOMATO ENVIRONMENT***                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 18s 32.00-34.00               
---ASPARAGUS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.  Wide range in condition. 11 lb cartons/crates  
bunched PE Green lge 25.00-26.00 fr cond 18.00-22.00                           
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green
Type 16.00-18.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 30.00-32.00 5
lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 13.00                             
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX Red Type 12s 20.00-22.00 TX Red  
Type 12s 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Gold Type med     
34.00 CD Quebec Red Type lge 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 MX Red Type med 8.00-10.00  
occas higher TX Red Type med 8.00-10.00 occas higher                           
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 34.00-38.00 Baby Hybrid   
Type bchd 18s 28.00-30.00 MX bchd 14s 28.00-30.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA    
Crown Cut Short Trim 35.00-40.00 mostly 35.00 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 SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  1 3/4 bushel cartons CD Quebec CD One    
Round Green Type med 26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 sml 25.00-26.00 Red Type   
med 25.00-26.00 occas higher 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish Type lge 14.00-16.00 
occas higher 40 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 24.00-26.00         
---CARROTS:  MARKET 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       
13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 fr qual 11.00 MX jbo 13.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 fr
qual 11.00 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 SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 12s  
48.00-52.00 occas higher                                                       
---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 ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min      
15.00-17.00 White 4 dz min 14.00-16.00 Bi-Color 4 dz min 14.00-15.00           
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 22.00-24.00 fr qual 
14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 ord qual 14.00 lge 12.00 MX med 22.00-26.00     
mostly 24.00 med-lge 21.00-22.00 lge 23.00-24.00 1 1/9 bushel crates FL Pickles
Kirby Type sml 32.00 MX Pickles Kirby Type med-lge 32.00 sml-med 36.00 occas   
higher GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario Long Seedless lge 12s        
11.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas higher                                    
---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 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled          
50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 40.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm
27.00-35.00 fair condition lower                                               
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MD Mustard 12s fr qual 15.00 Turnip
Tops 12s fr qual 15.00 TX Kale Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 16.00-17.00 Mustard 12s   
18.00-19.00 occas 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 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched GA Collard 12s 24.00-26.00 Kale
12s 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 LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA flm lined 24s       
55.00-59.00 24s flmwrpd 55.00-60.00 occas higher MX 24s flmwrpd fr qual 45.00  
---LETTUCE-OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 60.00-66.00  
Red Leaf 24s 62.00-64.00 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 38.00-42.00 occas 
higher cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 36.00-40.00 occas higher       
---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 STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL med-lge 14.50 HD med-lge       
14.50-19.00 mostly 14.50-15.00                                                 
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 22.00-24.00 occas 
higher crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 cartons bunched
CA Leeks 12s 26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00-28.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12  
bunches per bag 22.00 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                                       
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 20.00-22.00  
mostly 20.00 occas higher 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 STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
16.00-19.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 24.00-30.00    
mostly 24.00                                                                   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Green exlge    
38.00-39.00 Red exlge 44.00 fr qual 40.00 FL Green jbo 34.00-36.00 mostly 36.00
exlge 34.00-36.00 mostly 36.00 fr qual 30.00 ord qual 25.00-26.00 lge 34.00    
occas higher and lower fr qual 26.00-30.00 med 32.00-34.00 Turning Red exlge fr
qual 22.00-24.00 GA Green exlge ord qual 26.00 lge fr qual 28.00 Turning Red   
exlge fr qual 22.00 MX Green jbo 37.00 exlge 36.00-37.00 med-lge 32.00 15 lb   
cartons CA Red exlge 27.00-36.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb      
cartons CD Ontario Yellow exlge 24.00 Orange exlge 24.00 EL Red med 20.00 MX   
Red exlge 24.00 occas higher Yellow exlge 27.00-32.00 mostly 27.00 fr cond     
22.00 Orange exlge 27.00-32.00 mostly 27.00 occas lower                        
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET 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 lge 26.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green        
20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 mixed red and green 20.00 orange 24.00-29.00 mostly   
24.00 red 23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00 MX Manzano orange 25.00-28.00 25 lb         
containers MX Jalapeno green exlge 32.00-33.00 fr qual 29.00 Poblano green     
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 Serrano green 29.00-31.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 occas    
higher                                                                         
---RADISHES:  MARKET 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 FL Red 25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00 MX Red      
25.00-27.00 mostly 25.00 cartons bunched FL Red 24s 20.00 1/2 bruce cartons    
bunched FL Red 24s 20.00 1/2 bruce cartons NJ Black 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 ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini med           
10.00-12.00 med-lge 10.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 14.00-16.00 med          
12.00-14.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med 14.00-16.00 Grey med-lge    
34.00 bushel cartons MX Acorn med 28.00 Kabocha sml 25.00 med-lge 28.00        
Spaghetti med 28.00 NJ Butternut lge 20.00-22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ       
Spaghetti med 22.00-24.00 PA Acorn med 18.00 Butternut med 18.00               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types      
46.00-48.00 Japanese Types 48.00-50.00 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 STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red  
jbo 32.00-36.00 xlge 24.00-30.00 mostly 24.00-25.00 one label 35.00 lge        
24.00-25.00 one label 32.00 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 
5x6 sz 30.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 few 28.00-29.00 occas 33.00 fr cond 26.00-28.00
6x6 sz 26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 6x7 sz 24.00-25.00 occas higher U.S. Comb or   
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 27.00-28.00 6x6 sz 26.00-28.00       
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz  
32.00 cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 3x4s 26.00-28.00 occas higher
4x4s 26.00-28.00 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                                                  
---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 STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids FL
light red-red 17.00-18.00 occas 20.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt        
containers with lids MX light red-red 17.00-18.00 occas higher                 
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY. Wide range in color. 25 lb cartons     
loose FL light red-red exlge 32.00-34.00 lge 32.00-33.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25
lb cartons loose MX light red-red exlge 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-33.00         
(includes marked xxlarge) occas 29.00 turning-pink exlge 29.00-30.00 mostly    
29.00                                                                          
---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 occas higher 15 lb    
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 43.00-44.00 1 
layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00 occas higher                  

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                                                                     
---BROCCOLI: cartons AZ/CA Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 40.00                     
---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                                                               
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons AZ/CA Red Leaf 24s 62.00