Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Baltimore, MD
BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 24-SEP-2020                                    
                                                                               
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 58
Yesterday's High 80                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe 24s fineappear 38.00-40.00  
30s 24.00                                                                      
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in condition. 11 lb             
cartons/crates bunched MX Green lge fr cond 14.00-15.00 PE Green lge           
23.00-24.00 fr cond 18.00-20.00 std 22.00 White exlge 33.00                    
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates NC Round Green Type     
23.00-24.00 VA Round Green Type 26.00 fr cond 20.00-22.00 bushel reusable      
plastic containers (RPC) MX Fava 26.00 fineappear 34.00 5 lb cartons GU AIR    
Haricot Vert (French Type) 12.50-14.00                                         
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched NJ Red Type 12s 20.00-22.00 mostly  
20.00 25 lb sacks loose CA Gold Type med 28.00 CD Quebec Red Type med 10.00 lge
9.00 MI Red Type med 10.00 Gold Type med 19.00-20.00                           
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET MX HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA bchd 14s      
28.00-32.00 mostly 28.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 26.00 few higher 20 lb      
cartons loose CA Crown Cut Short Trim 33.00-38.00 mostly 34.00 MX Crown Cut    
Short Trim 30.00                                                               
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons CA med 27.00-30.00 mostly  
27.00                                                                          
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 7/8 bushel cartons CD Quebec Danish Type  
xlge 17.00 FL Round Green Type med 20.00 50 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Round  
Green Type med 19.00-20.00 Red Type med 16.00-18.00 50 lb sacks CD Quebec      
Danish Type lge 11.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 1 3/4 bushel cartons NJ Savoy   
Type med 19.00-20.00 40 lb cartons CD Quebec CD One Savoy Type med 20.00       
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 27.00-30.00    
mostly 27.00 CD Quebec med-lge 22.00-26.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge  
27.00-30.00 mostly 27.00 CD Quebec med-lge 22.00-26.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags 
CA med-lge 27.00-30.00 mostly 27.00 50 lb sacks loose CD Quebec jbo 17.00-19.50
mostly 17.00-19.00 MX lge 17.00 jbo 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 cartons     
bunched CA 24s 24.00-26.00 CD Quebec 24s 24.00-26.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags 
CA Baby Peeled 26.00-30.00 occas higher cartons 15 2-lb film bags CA Baby      
Peeled 26.00-30.00 occas higher                                                
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in condition. cartons film    
wrapped CA White 9s 19.00-20.00 12s 22.00 ocass higher fr cond 16.00-18.00 16s 
16.00                                                                          
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 2 1/2 dz  
20.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 one label 23.00-24.00 filmbags 24s 22.00 filmbags 30s 
22.00-23.00 cartons film bags CA Hearts 18s 25.00-26.00                        
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   wirebound crates GA White 4 dz min 32.00     
Bi-Color 4 dz min 30.00 NJ Yellow 4 dz min fr qual 24.00-25.00 24 inch bins MD 
White 300.00 (approx 50 dozen)                                                 
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET PICKLES HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel       
cartons CD Quebec lge fr cond 16.00 MX lge 25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00 NJ med fr  
qual 20.00 NY med 28.00 fr qual 20.00 OH med fr qual 16.00 TN med fr qual 18.00
VA med fr qual 18.00 MI Pickles Kirby Type med-lge 37.00-38.00 bushel baskets  
NJ Pickles Kirby Type sml-med 65.00-67.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD   
Ontario CDOne Long Seedless ex lge 12s 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.00 20 lb cartons  
MX Persian sml 40.00-42.00                                                     
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons NJ med 28.00-30.00 TN sml fr
qual 18.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese med-lge 22.00 Thai med-lge 32.00 FL Indian 
med 36.00 HD Indian med 36.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario Italian 
med-lge 35.00 fair condition lower NL AIR Italian med 35.00-38.00              
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates OH 18s 18.00-20.00 5 kg
containers NL AIR Witloof 30.00-31.00                                          
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates OH 18s 18.00-20.00   
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY .  30 lb cartons CQ White netted 5s 62.00-73.00      
mostly 72.00 SP White col 68.00-70.00 netted 5s 58.00-62.00 mostly 58.00-60.00 
cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 68.00 occas higher cartons 4 5-lb       
plastic jars CQ Peeled 48.00-60.00 mostly 48.00-50.00 SK Peeled 38.00-40.00    
mostly 40.00 Spain cartons 15 1-lb plastic jars 56.00                          
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini) 24s     
54.00-56.00 CD Quebec Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 12s 17.00 Red 12s 17.00 occas   
higher White 12s 16.00 occas higher cartons/crates bunched MD Collard 12-16s   
16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 few 14.00 Kale 12-16s 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 few    
14.00 Mustard 12-16s 16.00-18.00 Turnip Tops 12-16s 16.00-18.00 1 2/5 bushel   
cartons/crates bunched SC Collard 12-16s 15.00 Kale 12-16s 20.00 cartons CA    
Kale, Multicolor 24s 30.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in condition. cartons CA  
flm lined 24s 35.00-38.00 24s flmwrpd 38.00-45.00 mostly 38.00-40.00           
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA Boston 24s 23.00 Green Leaf
24s 30.00-34.00 mostly 30.00-32.00 Red Leaf 24s 26.00-32.00 mostly 28.00 3 lb  
cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 7.00 CA Frisee 12s 20.00-24.00 PA Mache 14.00 10 lb 
cartons film lined CA Green Leaf 22.00 GREENHOUSE cartons 12 4-oz containers   
with lid VA Boston 17.00-18.00 WV Boston 17.00-17.50                           
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 40.00-45.00 mostly   
41.00-42.00 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 36.00-40.00 mostly           
38.00-40.00 few best labels 44.00                                              
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 14.00 med-lge        
13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 sml-med 14.00 Sliced med-lge 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 
5 lb cartons PA Oyster 18.00 occas higher Cremini 8.00 Portobella exlge        
9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 lge 9.00 Caps exlge 12.00 3 lb cartons PA Class I       
Shiitake exlge 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA  
White 11.00-12.00 cartons 10 12-oz trays film wrapped PA White 12.00           
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 24.00                  
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CD Quebec 48s med      
15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 MX 48s lge 18.00 48s med 17.00 crates bunched MX Bulb 
Type 24s 18.00-19.00 mostly 18.00 cartons bunched CA Leeks 12s 21.00-22.00     
occas higher cartons 4 film bags iceless CD Quebec 12 bunches per bag 15.00    
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00-24.00 Plain 60s
22.00-23.00 OH Curly 60s 22.00-23.00 Plain 60s 22.00-23.00                     
cartons/crates/baskets bunched NJ Curly 60s 22.00-23.00 Plain 60s 22.00-23.00  
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose CD Quebec med 20.00 MI med 
20.00                                                                          
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET SUGAR SNAP PEAS HIGHER, SNOW PEAS STEADY.  10 lb cartons
PE Snow Peas Decalyxed 26.00-28.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 28.00-30.00       
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons CD Quebec   
Green jbo 30.00-32.00 ord qual 28.00 exlge fr qual 27.00-28.00 lge 28.00-30.00 
fr qual 26.00 med 28.00 Turning Red jbo fr qual 22.00 GA Green jbo 32.00-34.00 
ord qual 28.00 exlge 32.00-34.00 fr qual 30.00 lge 30.00 fr qual 28.00 med     
28.00 MX Red exlge 30.00 Yellow exlge 30.00 TN Green jbo 32.00 lge 28.00-30.00 
15 lb cartons CA Red exlge 23.00-25.00 MX Red exlge 25.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb
cartons MX Red exlge 16.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 Yellow exlge 18.00-24.00   
mostly 18.00-20.00 Orange exlge 20.00 occas higher                             
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET CUBANELLE AND LONG HOT HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  1/2  
bushel cartons MD Hungarian Wax 17.00-18.00 NJ Habanero red 19.00 occas higher 
Jalapeno green lge 14.00 Repacked Enroute Habanero red 19.00 1 1/9 bushel      
cartons MD Cubanelles sml-med fr qual 24.00 Jalapeno lge 22.00-24.00 MX Anaheim
26.00-27.00 NJ Cubanelles med-lge 59.00 Jalapeno exlge 22.00-24.00 Long Hot lge
57.00 red lge 53.00 TN Jalapeno exlge 20.00-22.00 8 lb cartons DR Habanero     
green 20.00 orange 23.00 red 22.00 MX Manzano orange 33.00 10 lb cartons NC    
Finger Hot green 18.00 10 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Habanero red 
23.00 25 lb containers MX Jalapeno green exlge 20.50-22.00 mostly 20.50-21.00  
red exlge 25.00 Poblano green 20.00-22.00 Serrano green 23.00-25.00 mostly     
23.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots green 30.00 red 73.00                   
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons MD Miniature Flat Type sml    
18.00-20.00 white sml 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MD Pie Type sml 20.00-22.00   
occas lower 24 inch bins MD Fairytale xlge 240.00 PA Pie Type 180.00 VA        
Fairytale xlge 240.00 each PA Big Mack Type exjbo 60.00 jbo 60.00 xlge 40.00 36
inch bins PA Howden Type xlge 160.00 occas higher lge 155.00-160.00 white xlge 
180.00                                                                         
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags CD Quebec Red   
11.75-12.00 OH Red 12.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags CD Quebec Red        
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 MI Red 12.00 OH Red 12.00 40 lb film bags topped CD   
Quebec Red 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 MI Red 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00      
cartons bunched CD Quebec Red 24s 14.00-15.00 Repacked Enroute Red 24s         
19.00-20.00 1/2 bruce cartons NJ Black 22.00                                   
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 40.00  
50 lb sacks CD Ontario CDOne lge 30.00                                         
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 32.00 few best labels 
37.00-40.00 1 2/5 bushel crates MD Savoy 26.00 NJ Savoy 26.00-28.00 cartons 8  
10-oz film bags Repacked Enroute Savoy 14.50 cartons 12 10-oz film bags AZ/CA  
Savoy 18.00 cartons 4 2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 16.00-17.00 4 lb cartons AZ/CA
Flat Baby Type 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 celery crates CA Savoy 34.00-36.00     
---SQUASH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons GA Zucchini med 20.00     
Yellow Straightneck sml-med 26.00 MD Zucchini sml 25.00-26.00 med 20.00 Yellow 
Straightneck sml 24.00 TN Yellow Straightneck med-lge 18.00 VA Zucchini sml    
26.00 med 20.00 Yellow Straightneck sml 24.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini   
sml-med 26.00 bushel cartons MD Butternut med 18.00 OH Acorn med 20.00-21.00   
Butternut lge 17.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons CD Ontario Kabocha med 20.00 MI       
Butternut med-lge 22.00 Kabocha med 24.00 NJ Acorn med 20.00 20.00-24.00 mostly
20.00 Butternut med 20.00-22.00 OH Carnival med 21.00-22.00 Delicata lge 25.00 
Blue Hubbard lge 21.00-22.00 PA Butternut med 20.00 Spaghetti med 20.00 20 lb  
cartons CD Quebec Zucchini med-lge 17.00 35 lb min containers MX Grey med-lge  
27.00-28.00 fr cond 20.00                                                      
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 64.00
occas higher U.S. No. 2 Red Types 60.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 20.00-25.00 
mostly 20.00-22.00 occas higher Marked Combination Orange Types 12.00 occas    
higher U.S. No. 2 Orange Types 12.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo           
14.00-17.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher 30 lb cartons HI U.S. No. 1 Okinawan Type
62.00                                                                          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CA 80% U.S. One or Better    
Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz 32.00-35.00 mostly 32.00-34.00 6x6 sz 30.00 
6x7 sz 30.00 NC Vine Ripes light red-red jbo 32.00-34.00 xlge 32.00-34.00      
mostly 32.00 lge 32.00 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6  
sz 29.00-30.00 TN 80% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz    
29.00-30.00 6x6 sz 29.00-30.00 cartons 2 layer CA Vine Ripes light red 4x4 sz  
30.00-32.00 4x5 sz 30.00-32.00 5x5 sz 30.00-32.00 GREENHOUSE flats 1 layer CD  
Ontario Vine Ripes breakers-turning 30s 24.00-25.00 light red-red lge 22.00 5  
kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes light red-red med 21.00-22.00 
10 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties light red-red    
xlge 32.00-34.00 mostly 32.00                                                  
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt baskets PA light red-red 
20.00 flats 12 1-pt cups with lids MX light red-red 20.00-20.50 mostly 20.00   
red 18.00 TN light red-red 20.00                                               
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids GU
red 17.00 MX light red-red 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 red 17.00 flats 12 1-pt    
baskets PA light red-red 18.00 occas higher TN light red-red 18.00             
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET LOWER.  25 lb cartons loose MX light red-red   
exlge 20.00-22.00 previous commitments lower lge 18.00-20.00 turning-pink exlge
18.00-19.00 lge 18.00-19.00 TN light red-red exlge 23.00                       
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI med 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00   
Repacked Enroute med 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00                                  
---VEGETABLES OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  5 lb cartons MD Alfalfa Sprouts 11.00    
cartons 12 4-oz packages MD Alfalfa Sprouts 11.00-12.00 35 lb crates MX Cactus 
Leaf (Nopales) 18.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans 
(Chick Peas) 45.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 9s 14.00          

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---APPLE CIDER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 4 1-gallon bottles PA 18.00-22.00     
mostly 18.00 cartons 9 1/2-gallon bottles PA 28.00-30.00                       
---ORNAMENTAL CORN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons/crates MD Indian bchd 12-3s 36.00 
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons/crates MD 16.00      
Maryland 24 inch bin mixed variety large size $225.00 WAXED 1/2 bushel         
cartons/crates MD 19.00-20.00                                                  

ORGANIC                                                                        

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    
36.00                                                                          
---LETTUCE-OTHER: 3 lb cartons AZ/CA Mesculin Mix 7.00-10.00                   
---MUSHROOMS: 10 lb cartons PA White lge 19.00 med-lge 18.50 5 lb cartons PA   
Cremini 14.50 Portobella exlge 18.50 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA     
White 20.50 cartons 10 12-oz trays film wrapped PA White 19.50