Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
USDA - Thu May 16, 9:45AM CDT
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 16-MAY-2019                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BP_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               
***RESENDING - CORRECTED COPY - CHERRY TOMATO ENVIRONMENT***                                                                                
                                                                               
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Light Rain 57
Yesterday's High 74                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 30s 22.00                     
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  pyramid crates 28 lb bunched NJ Green lge       
70.00-75.00 11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green jbo 40.00 lge 32.00          
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green
Type 18.00-19.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 12.00-13.00    
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  crates bunched NJ Red Type 12s 18.00-20.00 25 lb    
sacks loose AZ Red Type med-lge 13.00 CA Gold Type med 26.00 CD Quebec Red Type
med-lge 11.00-12.00 50 lb sacks loose TX Red Type lge 18.00                    
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s 24.00-25.00 Baby Hybrid
Type bchd 18s 32.00 20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut Short Trim 24.00-30.00    
mostly 27.00-28.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim fr appear 19.00                     
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA 84.00            
---CABBAGE:  MARKET BAG HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons NC Round  
Green Type med 13.00-14.00 Red Type med 21.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons GA Round    
Green Type med 15.00 Red Type med 22.00-24.00 NC Round Green Type med          
14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 Danish Type xlge 20.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish   
Type lge 22.00-25.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons NC Savoy Type med 28.00              
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 24.00-26.00    
sml-med 22.00-24.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 24.00-26.00 sml-med     
22.00-24.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 22.00-24.00 MX jbo 16.00-17.00 cartons    
bunched CA 24s 24.00-26.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00      
cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00                                 
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons film wrapped CA White 12s 45.00-50.00  
occas higher fair condition lower                                              
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 1/2 dz 76.00-80.00 filmbags 30s 82.00 
MX 2 dz 75.00-76.00 2 1/2 dz 75.00-76.00 filmbags 24s 78.00 filmbags 30s 78.00 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min      
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas 13.50 White 4 dz min 14.50-16.00 Bi-Color 
4 dz min 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00                                              
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL med 17.00-18.00   
ord qual 11.00-13.00 GA med 17.00-18.00 fr qual 12.00-14.00 ord qual           
11.00-12.00 MX med 17.00-18.00 lge 18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 occas 17.00 1 1/9  
bushel crates FL Pickles Kirby Type sml-med 28.00 bushel plastic containers MX 
Pickles Kirby Type sml-med 28.00-29.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD      
Ontario CDOne Long Seedless lge 12s 5.00-7.00 ex lge 12s 5.00-8.00 mostly      
5.00-6.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario Persian sml-med 24.00-26.00 cartons 12      
6-count  trays film wrapped CD Ontario Persian sml 18.00-20.00                 
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET HIGHER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 22.00-24.00  
fr qual 20.00 24s ord qual fr cond 13.00-14.00 25 lb cartons HD Long Striped   
med-lge 27.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 21.00 35 lb cartons DR Thai med 
23.00 30 lb cartons HD Indian med 20.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR   
Italian 225-400 gm 25.00-27.00 mostly 25.00                                    
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00 5 kg containers BL
AIR Witloof 19.00-21.00 occas higher                                           
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 18.00                 
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons AG White col 42.00 CQ White    
super col 44.00 netted 5s 28.00-40.00 mostly 28.00-32.00 SP White col 44.00    
cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 47.00-49.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars 
CQ Peeled 38.00-52.00 mostly 38.00-43.00                                       
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Swiss Chard Mixed Colors  
12s 20.00 Red 12s 16.00-17.00 White 12s 16.00-18.00 VA Swiss Chard Red 12s     
12.00-13.00 1 2/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched MD Collard 15-18s 12.00 Kale   
15-18s 12.00 Mustard 15-18s 13.00-14.00 Turnip Tops 15-18s 13.00-14.00 Rape    
15-18s 13.00-14.00 NC Collard 15-18s 12.00-13.00 Kale 15-18s 12.00-13.00       
Mustard 15-18s 14.00 Turnip Tops 15-18s 14.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates      
bunched NJ Dandelion 12s 16.00-17.00 cartons CA Kale, Multicolor 24s 30.00     
Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 46.00-48.00                                        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 18.00    
occas higher and lower 24s flmwrpd 19.00-20.00 occas higher and lower          
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.00 mostly
16.00 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 2.5 lb cartons CA Frisee 12s 
21.00-22.00 PE Lolla Rossa 12.50 Red Oak Leaf 12.50 Green Oak Leaf 12.50 Baby  
Red Romaine 12.00-12.50 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 7.00-7.50 mostly 7.00  
10 lb cartons CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 20.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz  
containers with lid WV Boston 17.00-18.00                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 17.00-20.00 mostly   
18.00 MD 18s 10.00-12.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 17.00-19.00     
mostly 17.00-18.00 10 lb cartons film lined 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 13.50-14.00 Sliced med-lge 14.00 4 qt baskets PA   
White med-lge 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 sml-med 6.00 5 lb cartons PA Oyster        
17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00 Cremini 8.00 Portobella exlge 9.00 lge 8.75-9.00 Caps 
exlge 12.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I Shiitake exlge 12.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays 
film wrapped PA White 12.00                                                    
---OKRA:  MARKET HIGHER.  1/2 bushel cartons/crates HD med-lge 18.00           
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s lge 15.00-17.00 
48s med 15.00 crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 18.00-20.00 occas higher bundles 
bunched MD 25s 25.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00     
cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag 14.00-15.00                  
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 24.00-26.00 1 2/5    
bushel cartons/crates bunched NJ Curly 60s 22.00-25.00 Plain 60s 26.00-33.00   
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 30.00-34.00  
sml 25.00                                                                      
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed     
14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 23.00-26.00 mostly          
23.00-24.00                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Very wide    
range in size, quality and condition. 1 1/9 bushel cartons CA Green exlge      
29.00-30.00 FL Green jbo 30.00 fr qual 28.00 exlge 29.00-30.00 fr qual small   
for size marked 12.00-20.00 lge fr qual 24.00 Red exlge 30.00 Turning Red lge  
fr qual fr cond 15.00-18.00 GA Green jbo 29.00-30.00 exlge 29.00-30.00 MX Green
jbo 29.00-30.00 exlge 29.00-30.00 11 lb cartons MX Yellow lge 17.00 15 lb      
cartons MX Red exlge 19.00-21.00 GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons CD Ontario CdOne Red 
exlge 16.00 Yellow exlge 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 Orange exlge 20.00-22.00     
mostly 20.00 MX Red exlge 16.00-18.00                                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Finger Hot     
green 27.00 Hungarian Wax green 16.00-18.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles 
lge 22.00-24.00 Jalapeno exlge 22.00-23.00 Long Hot exlge 29.00-32.00 8 lb     
cartons DR Habanero green 16.00-17.00 red 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 MX    
Manzano 27.00-32.00 mostly 27.00 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno green exlge      
16.00-18.00 lge 15.00-16.00 red exlge 35.00 Poblano green lge 18.00-20.00      
Serrano green 23.00-24.00 occas 25.00 Thai Chili Hots Red 36.00 30 lb cartons  
DR Thai Chili Hots Green 40.00 GREENHOUSE 3 kg cartons NL AIR Finger Hot green 
28.00 red 44.00                                                                
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  24 inch bins MX Cinderella xlge 340.00           
---RADISHES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red   
very few 20.00 40 lb film bags topped FL Red very few 38.00 crates bunched FL  
Red 24s 20.00                                                                  
---RHUBARB:  MARKET LOWER.  GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers NL AIR 42.00 occas      
higher                                                                         
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb sacks CD Ontario CDOne lge 22.00    
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 24.00-25.00 1   
2/5 bushel crates NJ Savoy 18.00-19.00 cartons 8 10-oz film bags CA Savoy      
14.50-16.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Savoy 16.00-17.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb 
film bags CA Flat 15.00-16.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type 9.00-10.00     
Reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Semi Flat 24.00                           
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons FL Zucchini sml-med       
9.00-11.00 med 9.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 11.00-12.00 GA Zucchini sml-med
9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 med 9.00 med-lge 8.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Grey sml-med 18.00-19.00 bushel 
cartons HD Butternut sml-med fr qual 18.00 MX Acorn med 27.00 Kabocha sml 30.00
med 40.00 Spaghetti med 27.00-28.00                                            
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET CALIFORNIA LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  40 lb       
cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 40.00-46.00 mostly 40.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange  
Types 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 Red Types 30.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 
16.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 30 lb cartons HI
U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type no offerings                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red  
jbo 17.00-20.00 xlge 17.00-19.00 lge 17.00-19.00 med 16.00 80% U.S. One or     
Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00-18.00 6x6 sz 14.00-15.00 6x7 sz
14.00-15.00 red 5x6 sz ord cond 10.00 6x6 sz ord cond 10.00 U.S. Comb or Better
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 16.00 6x6 sz 14.00 OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons 
loose MX Vine Ripes red 5x5 sz 16.00-18.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons CD Ontario 
CDOne Vine Ripes breakers 25s 20.00 light red-red 25s 12.00 28s 12.00 5 kg/11  
lb flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red med 10.00 10 lb 
cartons CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red xlge     
24.00                                                                          
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light red-red   
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids FL light red-red      
15.00-18.00 OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt baskets MX light red-red 15.00            
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids FL light red-red 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00                                 
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in color. 25 lb       
cartons loose FL light red-red exlge 14.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 lge 14.00-16.00  
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX pink lge 14.00-15.00 pink-light red 
exlge 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 red exlge 14.00-14.50 turning-pink exlge        
15.00-16.00                                                                    
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks NC med 15.00-16.00 Repacked Enroute   
sml-med 16.00                                                                  
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET NOPALES SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS 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) 15.00-16.00 15 lb    
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 25.00-30.00 5 
kg cartons FR AIR Jerusalem Artichokes 27.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio   
Round Red 9s 15.00-16.00                                                       

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb sacks loose CA Gold Type med 34.00                             
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 50.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA
med-lge 50.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 50.00 25 lb sacks loose CA jbo
40.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 42.00 cartons 24 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled    
38.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER: 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 10.00-12.00