Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Columbia, SC
COLUMBIA Terminal Prices as of 06-OCT-2017                                     
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
Phone:  (803) 737-4497     Fax:  (803) 737-9867                                
                                                                               

CA_FV020                                                                       
WEATHER AT 7 am Fair 59                                                        
YESTERDAY'S HIGH 87                                                            
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green std 45.00 
---BEANS:  MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled CD Ontario Round    
Green Type Machine Picked 21.00-24.00 GA Round Green Type Machine Picked 22.00 
SC Round Green Type Handpicked 22.00 5 lb cartons bagged GU Haricot Vert       
(French Type) 18.00 TN Lima Speckled 21.00                                     
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags CD Quebec CD One Red Type lge 12.00 
MI Red Type med 14.00 OH Red Type lge 14.00                                    
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET VA CROWN CUT SLIGHTLY LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA   
bchd 14s 26.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 30.00 CD Quebec bchd 14s 26.00 20 lb  
cartons loose CD Quebec Crown Cut Short Trim 26.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim     
26.00-30.00 mostly 26.00 VA Crown Cut Short Trim 32.00 cartons 4 3-lb film bags
CA Florettes 30.00-31.00                                                       
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons MX med
55.00                                                                          
---CABBAGE:  MARKET 50 LB CTNS NC GREEN SLIGHTLY HIGHER; OTHERS STEADY.  50 lb 
cartons GA Round Green Type med 14.50 Red Type med 18.00 NC Round Green Type   
med 14.00-15.00 Red Type med 14.00-20.00 mostly 14.00-17.00 NY Round Green Type
med 14.00 VA Round Green Type med 12.00-14.00 50 lb sacks NY Round Green Type  
lge 11.00-12.00                                                                
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CO Topped med-lge 24.00 MI
Topped med-lge 19.50-20.00 MX Topped med-lge 20.00 sacks 24 2-lb film bags MX  
Topped med-lge 20.00 50 lb sacks loose MI Topped jbo 17.50-18.00 MX Topped jbo 
16.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-21.00 25 lb sacks loose MX Topped jbo 10.00-12.00     
cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 25.00-27.00                           
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA White 12s flmwrp 25.00
MX White 12s flmwrp 20.00                                                      
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons MI 2 1/2 dz 15.00-16.00 3 dz 16.00-20.00   
filmbags 30s 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 filmbags 36s 18.00                 
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET STEADY.  wirebound crates GA Yellow 4 dz 13.00 White 4  
dz 13.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 13.00 MI Yellow 4 dz 15.00 White 4 dz 15.00 SC Yellow 4 
dz 15.00 White 4 dz 15.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 15.00 Local Repack White 4 dz 16.00    
Bi-Color 4 dz 16.00 sacks MX White 4 dz 18.00                                  
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates SC sml 18.00 GA       
Pickles Kirby Type 200-300s 31.00 MI Pickles Kirby Type 200-300s 32.00-35.00 SC
Pickles Kirby Type lge 20.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates SC Pickles Kirby Type 
200-300s 30.00-32.00 WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA med fr qual 12.00 sml 15.00 
MI sml 18.00 NC sml-med fr qual 11.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD CDOne 
Long Seedless med 12s 13.00 sml 12s 14.00                                      
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped GA med 19.00 SC med 
16.00-17.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons SC Indian sml 28.00                           
---ENDIVE: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  GREENHOUSE 10 lb cartons      
Repacked Enroute Witloof 30.00                                                 
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons CQ White 50-55mm/5.0-5.5cm 70.00 few 
higher netted 5s 72.00 MX White netted 5s 82.00                                
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Kale 24s 15.00 SC Kale 24s 12.00
few 15.00 cartons loose SC Mustard Curly 12.00 Turnip Tops 12.00 various       
containers bunched/loose SC Collard 12s 20.00-22.00 Turnip Tops With Root 12s  
20.00 occas higher 1 1/9 bushel crates SC Mustard Flat lse 12.00               
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA flm lined 24s 28.00-30.00 24s  
flmwrpd 29.00-31.00 mostly 30.00-31.00                                         
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA Boston 24s 20.00 Green Leaf 24s  
18.00-19.00 Red Leaf 24s 18.00 3 lb cartons CA Mesculin Mix 10.00 10 lb cartons
film lined CA Green Leaf Crown Cut Leaves 19.00-20.00                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 24s 23.00-26.00 NJ 24s 20.00   
cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 20.00 10 lb cartons film lined CA Crown  
Cut Leaves 19.00                                                               
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White med 16.00-17.00 sml 18.00
Sliced med 16.50 5 lb cartons PA White med 10.00 Sliced med 10.50 Portobella   
lge 14.00 3 lb cartons PA White sml 9.50 Shiitake med 16.50 Oyster med 14.00   
cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA White sml-med 13.00-14.00 Cremini        
14.00-15.00                                                                    
---OKRA:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons/crates SC sml-med 20.00-25.00     
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched SC 24s 9.00-13.00 48s 14.00  
CA Leeks 12s 25.00 cartons 4 2-lb film bags loose iceless MX 18.00             
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 Plain 60s 22.00
SC Plain 30s 15.00                                                             
---PARSNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI lge     
25.00                                                                          
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed 36.00     
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 36.00                                                
---PEAS OTHER: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  mesh sacks approx 27 lbs  
SC Purple Hull 20.00 few higher Pinkeye 21.00                                  
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET SC GREEN JUMBO SLIGHTLY LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  1
1/9 bushel cartons CA Red irreg sz fr qual 26.00 GA Green exlge 13.00 irreg sz 
fr qual 11.00 Red jbo 25.00 Yellow exlge 28.00 MI Green exlge 17.00 irreg sz fr
qual 13.00 MX Red exlge 26.00 Orange exlge fr appear holdovers 20.00 NC Green  
exlge 17.00 irreg sz fr qual 11.00-12.00 few 10.00 OH Green exlge 13.00 SC     
Green jbo 13.00 irreg sz fr qual 10.00-11.00 Red jbo 28.00 Local Repack Yellow 
exlge 29.00 few higher 1 1/9 bushel cartons place pack SC Green 48s 19.00      
GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons CD Ontario CdOne Red exlge 17.00 holdovers 10.00 
Yellow exlge 17.00 holdovers 10.00 Orange exlge 17.50                          
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons NC Hungarian Wax med-lge
14.00 SC Hungarian Wax lge 18.00 few lower Poblano lge 14.00 Local Repack      
Jalapeno lge 11.00-15.00 1/2 bushel baskets SC Finger Hot mixed red and green  
lge 18.00-20.00 1 1/9 bushel crates GA Jalapeno exlge 25.00 1 1/9 bushel       
cartons NC Hungarian Wax lge 22.00 Jalapeno lge 23.00 SC Jalapeno lge          
18.00-21.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates MX Jalapeno lge 22.00 Poblano lge      
22.00-23.00 Serrano lge 24.00 few 36.00 8 lb cartons MX Habanero orange med    
25.00 8 qt baskets PA Habanero orange lge 18.00                                
---PUMPKINS:  MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons MI Miniature Flat Type orange 
19.50 PA Miniature Flat Type orange 15.00 striped 15.00 white 15.00 1 1/9      
bushel cartons MI Pie Type med 18.00 24 inch bins PA Howden White Type sml     
200.00 Cinderella lge 200.00 Fairytale lge 200.00 med 200.00 Pie Type lge      
200.00 Knuckle Head med 175.00 Mixed Heirloom Varieties 200.00 Miniature Flat  
Type white 400.00 VA Howden White Type sml 200.00 Cinderella med 200.00 Pie    
Type med 200.00 Knuckle Head med 200.00 Mixed Heirloom Varieties 200.00 36 inch
bins PA Howden Type jbo 150.00 xlge 150.00 lge 150.00 med 150.00 VA Howden Type
jbo 150.00-160.00 xlge 150.00 lge 150.00 med 140.00-150.00 sml 130.00          
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 30 6-oz film bags MI Red          
12.50-13.00 few 15.00 cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags MI Red 13.00 few 15.00  
40 lb film bags topped CD Quebec Red 20.00-23.00 few higher MI Red 28.00       
---RUTABAGAS:  MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge          
26.00-28.00 mostly 26.00                                                       
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Flat 16.00-18.00    
---SQUASH:  MARKET NC CROOKNECK SMALL SLIGHTLY HIGHER; SC ZUCCHINI & SC        
CROOKNECK SMALL LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons GA Zucchini sml
12.50 med 11.50 SC Zucchini sml 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 few higher med  
8.00-10.00 few higher Round Zucchini Light Green sml-med 16.00 Yellow          
Straightneck med 10.00 Scallop Green sml-med 14.00 White sml-med 14.00 Yellow  
sml-med 14.00 Grey sml 18.00 3/4 bushel cartons GA Yellow Crookneck med 17.00  
NC Yellow Crookneck sml 20.00-23.00 SC Yellow Crookneck sml 14.00-15.00 few    
higher med 10.00-12.00 few higher Yellow Straightneck sml 14.00 bushel cartons 
CD Quebec Butternut med 20.00 MI Acorn med 20.00 lge 25.00 Buttercup med 25.00 
Butternut med 25.00 Spaghetti med 20.00-25.00 Local Repack Acorn med 16.00     
Spaghetti med 16.00 1 1/9 bushel crates NC Butternut sml 20.00 med-lge 26.00   
Spaghetti med 26.00 Local Repack Butternut med 16.00 Carnival med 16.00        
Delicata med 16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons GA Acorn sml-med 24.00 Butternut lge   
25.00 24 inch bins PA Acorn med 225.00 Butternut med 225.00 Spaghetti med      
225.00                                                                         
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons MS U.S. No. 1 Orange Types   
23.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 15.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo    
15.00 NC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 16.00-18.00 White Types 22.00 No Grade Marks  
Orange Types med 12.00-14.00 jbo 12.00-14.00 SC U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 26.00  
No Grade Marks Orange Types med 18.00-21.00 jbo 18.00 sml 12.00-13.00          
---TOMATOES:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose CA U.S. Comb Mature    
Greens pink-light red 5x6 sz 24.00 6x6 sz 24.00 25 lb cartons place pack GA    
Vine Ripes pink-light red jbo 16.00 xlge 15.00 NC Immature Greens 5x6 sz       
20.00-25.00 mostly 20.00 Vine Ripes pink-light red jbo 15.00-16.00 xlge        
12.00-16.00 5x6 sz 12.00-16.00 few 10.00 6x6 sz 10.00-12.00 6x7 sz 10.00 SC    
Vine Ripes red xlge 10.00 TN Vine Ripes pink-light red xlge 12.00 5x6 sz 10.00 
Local Repack U.S. Comb Mature Greens light red 5x6 sz 25.00 6x6 sz 25.00       
cartons 2 layer Local Repack U.S. Comb Mature Greens light red 4x4s 25.00 4x5s 
25.00 5x5s 25.00 5x6s 25.00 15 lb flats NC Vine Ripe - Heirloom Varieties      
Cherokee Purple xlge 20.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Vine     
Ripes light red-red 4x5 sz 14.00                                               
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt baskets GA Red med 15.00   
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt baskets MX Red med 18.00                     
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  flats 12 1-pt containers with lids GA
red 16.00 NC red 17.00 few lower flats 12 1-pt baskets SC red 19.00 20 lb      
cartons loose GA red 30.00 SC red 30.00 ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 10.5-oz   
containers with lids MX red 17.00                                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose GA Roma light red 
exlge 14.00 NC Roma light red exlge 15.00 lge 12.00 TN Roma light red lge 15.00
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 14.00      
---TURNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb film bags MI Purple Top med-lge 13.00-14.00 
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 12 4-oz     
packages SC Alfalfa Sprouts 12.00 35 lb crates MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 16.00 1
layer containers CA Radicchio Round Red 12s 16.00 GU Radicchio Round Red 9s    
16.00                                                                          

MISC SEASONAL                                                                  
---CORN STALKS: OFFERINGS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  bundle PA 5s 7.00 VA 5s
6.00                                                                           
---ORNAMENTAL CORN: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET PER BUNCH NC INDIAN HIGHER;   
OTHERS STEADY.  cartons/crates MI Indian bchd 12-3s 36.00 NC Indian bchd 12-3s 
40.00 few lower bchd 15-3s 60.00 per bunch NC Indian 3.50-4.50 Mini 2.50       
Strawberry Mini 2.50 VA Indian 3.50                                            
---ORNAMENTAL GOURDS: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET MI SHELLACKED SLIGHTLY      
LOWER; OTHER STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons/crates MI Shellacked 19.50 Local      
Repack 20.00                                                                   
---STRAW BALES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  per bale SC standard 6.00