Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 15-MAR-2019                                    
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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BP_FV020                                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
Weather at 7:00 a.m. Overcast 64
Yesterday's High 70                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Globe 24s 34.00-36.00               
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY .  11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green lge      
22.00-23.00 std 22.00-23.00 White lge 28.00                                    
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled FL Round Green
Type 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 bushel reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX
Fava 30.00-35.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR Haricot Vert (French Type) 13.00          
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 12s 18.00 TX Red Type   
12s 18.00-20.00 25 lb sacks loose CD Quebec Red Type med 11.00-12.00 lge       
10.00-11.00 MX Red Type med 14.00 TX Red Type med 12.00-14.00 mostly           
12.00-13.00                                                                    
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA bchd 14s 22.00 CA Baby Hybrid
Type bchd 18s 45.00-50.00 20 lb cartons loose AZ/CA Crown Cut Short Trim       
23.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 22.00-24.00             
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA 39.00-44.00 mostly 40.00
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med
fr qual 17.00-18.00 sml 17.00 1 7/8 bushel cartons FL Round Green Type med     
22.00 TX Round Green Type med 22.00-23.00 Red Type med 34.00 occas higher and  
lower 50 lb sacks CD Quebec Danish Type lge 17.50-18.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons TX
Savoy Type med 23.00-24.00                                                     
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-24.00    
occas higher sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 23.00-24.00 50 lb sacks loose  
CD Quebec jbo 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 MX lge 13.00 jbo 13.00-16.00 mostly     
14.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 24.00-25.00 occas higher cartons 30 1-lb film bags
CA Baby Peeled 24.00-25.00 cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 24.00-25.00
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 12s 28.00-30.00 
mostly 28.00                                                                   
---CELERY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA 2 dz 64.00-65.00 previous commitments 
lower 2 1/2 dz 68.00-70.00 filmbags 30s 67.00-72.00                            
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz min      
12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 White 4 dz min 13.00-14.00 occas 15.00-16.00    
Bi-Color 4 dz min 13.00                                                        
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons HD med fr qual 20.00 
lge 18.00 MX med 28.00-30.00 occas higher fr qual 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00     
occas higher lge 25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-26.00 bushel plastic containers MX   
Pickles Kirby Type med-lge 36.00 sml-med 42.00-44.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film   
wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless lge 12s 10.00 MX Long Seedless lge 12s  
9.00-11.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario Persian sml 24.00 cartons 12 6-count  trays
film wrapped CD Ontario Persian 20.00                                          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons wrapped MX 24s 18.00-21.00  
mostly 18.00 fr qual 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 
27.00 Thai sml 35.00 Indian sml-med 25.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons NL AIR 
Italian 225-400 gm 32.00-34.00                                                 
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00 5 kg containers BL
AIR Witloof 19.00 occas higher                                                 
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 18s 20.00                 
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White col 26.00 netted 5s         
25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00 SP White col 42.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CQ     
Peeled 25.00-28.00 mostly 25.00 cartons 4 5-lb film bags CQ Peeled 22.00       
---GREENS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  crates bunched MX Huauzontle 24s 23.00-24.00 
cartons bunched AZ/CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 20s 46.00-48.00 TX Collard 12s   
18.00 Kale 12s 21.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 12s 21.00-22.00 Mustard 24s 17.00-19.00 
Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s 20.00-21.00 Red 12s 18.00-19.00 White 12s         
18.00-19.00 Turnip Tops 24s 17.00-19.00 1 3/5 bushel cartons/crates bunched GA 
Collard 15-18s 16.00 Kale 15-18s 18.00 Mustard 15-18s 16.00 Turnip Tops 15-18s 
18.00 NC Collard 12s 14.00 15-18s 16.00 Kale 12s 18.00 15-18s 18.00 Mustard 12s
16.00 15-18s 16.00 Turnip Tops 12s 18.00 15-18s 18.00 cartons CA Kale,         
Multicolor 24s 30.00 TX Dandelion 12s 18.00-19.00                              
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA flm lined 24s 28.00-31.00   
mostly 29.00 occas higher 24s flmwrpd 29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 30s flmwrpd     
27.00-29.00 MX 24s flmwrpd 28.00-30.00                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA Green Leaf 24s 24.00    
occas higher and lower Red Leaf 24s 24.00-25.00 occas higher 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 12.00-12.50 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 7.00 10 lb cartons
AZ/CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 22.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers  
with lid WV Boston 17.00-18.00                                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 25.00-28.00 mostly
26.00-27.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 20.00-24.00 mostly 22.00  
one brand best 29.00-30.00 10 lb cartons film lined AZ/CA Crown Cut Leaves     
22.00                                                                          
---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 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00   
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 16.00-18.00 
occas higher crates bunched MX Bulb Type 24s 19.00-21.00 mostly 19.00-20.00    
cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 18.00 occas higher cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 
12 bunches per bag 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00                                    
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 19.00 Plain 60s 19.00
TX Curly 60s 20.00-21.00 Plain 60s 20.00-21.00 1 2/5 bushel crates/baskets     
bunched FL Curly 60s 20.00 Plain 60s 20.00                                     
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose Repacked Enroute med       
26.00-30.00 mostly 28.00 sacks 12 1-lb film bags Repacked Enroute med 24.00    
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
15.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 14.00-15.00 fr cond 12.00   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET GREEN SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1  
1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 39.00-40.00 mostly 40.00 exlge 36.00-38.00 fr  
qual fr cond 33.00-34.00 med fr qual 34.00 MX Green jbo 40.00 exlge 40.00 15 lb
cartons MX Red exlge 28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00-29.00 GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons MX
Red lge 26.00 occas higher Yellow exlge 40.00 Orange exlge 40.00               
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Cubanelles lge     
36.00-38.00 mostly 36.00 Jalapeno lge 28.00 occas higher Long Hot 40.00-44.00  
occas higher 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green 19.00 mixed red and green 18.00    
orange 18.00-23.00 red 23.00-26.00 MX Manzano orange 26.00 25 lb containers MX 
Jalapeno green exlge 24.00-25.00 occas higher lge 22.00 red exlge 58.00 Poblano
green lge 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00 Serrano green 29.00-33.00 mostly 29.00 30 lb
cartons DR Thai Chili Hots Green 40.00 Red 65.00                               
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb sacks MX Cinderella lge 17.00 24 inch bins 
MX Cinderella xlge 350.00 occas lower                                          
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags FL Red 16.00    
cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags AZ Red 17.00-19.00 FL Red 16.00-17.00 40 lb   
film bags topped AZ Red 30.00-35.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 FL Red 29.00-30.00 25 lb
film bags topped TX Black 21.00 crates bunched FL Red 24s 15.00-18.00 mostly   
15.00-16.00                                                                    
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   GREENHOUSE 5 kg containers NL AIR 54.00         
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 24.00  
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched AZ/CA Flat 24s 26.00-27.00 1 2/5  
bushel cartons GA Savoy 30.00 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA Savoy           
16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags AZ/CA Flat 15.00-16.00   
mostly 15.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA Flat Baby Type 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 celery 
crates CA Savoy 26.00-27.00                                                    
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality. 1/2 bushel cartons FL        
Zucchini med 14.00-18.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 med-lge 14.00-15.00 Yellow         
Straightneck sml-med fr qual 15.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml-med      
18.00-20.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 23.00-24.00 Grey sml-med 19.00-23.00   
occas higher bushel cartons MX Acorn med 32.00 Butternut med 20.00-22.00       
Kabocha sml 22.00 med 25.00-26.00 Spaghetti sml 22.00 med 25.00-26.00 35 lb min
containers MX Grey med-lge 28.00                                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types      
42.00-45.00 sml 36.00 Japanese Types 69.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types          
20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 12.00-13.00 No  
Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00 30 lb cartons HI U.S. No.
1 Okinawan Type med 42.00                                                      
---TOMATOES:  MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.  25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light 
red-red jbo 22.00-24.00 xlge 22.00-24.00 fr cond 20.00 80% U.S. One or Better  
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 6x6 sz       
20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 6x7 sz 20.00-24.00 mostly 20.00-21.00           
turning-pink 5x6 sz 19.00-21.00 6x6 sz 19.00-20.00 10 lb cartons FL Vine Ripes 
yellow xlge 28.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light      
red-red 4x4 sz 21.00-24.00 4x5 sz 21.00-24.00 5x5 sz 21.00-24.00 CONTROLLED    
ENVIRONMENT 15 lb cartons MX Vine Ripes light red-red 20s 16.00-18.00 mostly   
16.00 28s 16.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine MX Vine Ripes light red med 14.00 
10 lb cartons MX Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red lge 30.00 GREENHOUSE 
15 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red-red 20s 16.00 5 kg/11 lb   
flats on the vine CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripes light red med 14.00              
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets FL light     
red-red 18.00-20.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids MX     
light red-red 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00                                   
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with  
lids FL light red-red 10.00-11.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers 
with lids MX light red-red 10.00-12.00 occas 13.00-14.00 red 9.00              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in color. 25 lb       
cartons loose FL light red-red exlge 22.00-25.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb     
cartons loose MX light red-red exlge 23.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 occas 22.50
lge 22.00-22.50 pink exlge 22.50-24.00                                         
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb sacks NC med 27.00-29.00 TX med 30.00       
---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) 15.00-16.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers  
(RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 30.00 cartons 12 12-oz packages CA        
Jerusalem Artichokes 27.00 1 layer containers MX Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00  

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: 25 lb sacks loose CA Red Type med 34.00 Gold Type med 35.00-36.00    
---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 11.00-14.00 few lower