Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Chicago, IL
CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 12-APR-2021                                      
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               
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HX_FV020                                                                       
WEATHER AT 7:00 A.M.:  OVERCAST  51                                            
YESTERDAY'S HIGH:  56                                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons CA Globe Thornless 24s 16.00 30s
16.00                                                                          
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET 28 LB BUNCHED HIGHER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  pyramid      
cartons 28 lb bunched MX Green std 38.00 11 lb cartons/crates bunched MX Green 
jbo 21.50 lge 19.00-21.50 mostly 20.00-21.00 std 21.50 PE Green jbo 25.00 lge  
24.00 std 24.00 few 18.00 White std 40.00                                      
---BEANS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates CA Fava 36.00 FL Round  
Green Type Handpicked 15.00-17.00 Machine Picked 14.00 Flat Green Type 31.50   
Cranberry Type 28.00 MX Fava 32.00 cartons10 1-lb film bags GU Haricot Vert    
(French Type) 23.00-24.00 (clipped)                                            
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched FL Red Type 24s 20.00 TX Red Type   
24s 29.50 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med 12.50 Chiogga (Striped) med 32.50    
Gold Type med 28.50 low 16.00 IL Red Type med 10.00-11.00 MI Red Type med 13.00
occas low as 8.00 Gold Type lge 18.50 MX Chiogga (Striped) med 24.00 Gold Type 
lge 18.00 50 lb film bags IL Red Type lge 14.00-15.00 TX Red Type lge 17.00    
high 23.50                                                                     
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET CROWN CUT AND CALIFORNIA BUNCHED 14S LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.
cartons AZ bchd 14s 17.00 CA bchd 14s 10.00 MX Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 27.00 
20 lb cartons loose CA Crown Cut 10.00 fineappear 18.00-18.50 few 26.00 MX     
Crown Cut 16.00                                                                
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.  Wide range in quality and condition. 25 
lb cartons CA med 20.00 MX med 19.00                                           
---CABBAGE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel crates and 50 lb cartons FL Round    
Green Type med 14.00 Red Type med 18.00 TX Round Green Type med 11.00-15.00    
mostly 12.00-14.00 few best 18.00 lge 11.00 few best 17.00 Red Type med        
25.00-26.00 occas high as 30.00 Danish Type med 19.50 bins TX Round Green Type 
lge 225.00 40 lb cartons GA Savoy Type 26.00 TX Savoy Type 27.00               
---CARROTS:  MARKET STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 22.00-26.00    
mostly 23.00-25.00 few 27.00 CD Ontario CDOne med-lge 26.00 sacks 24 2-lb film 
bags CA med-lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-25.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA      
med-lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-25.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 24.50          
fineappear 32.50 CD Ontario CDOne jbo 21.00 MX jbo 18.00-19.00 cartons bunched 
CA 24s 24.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 26.00                    
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET MEXICO LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  cartons film wrapped CA  
White 12s 11.00 fineappear 17.00-18.50 16s 10.00 Green 12s 29.50-32.00 mostly  
30.50-31.00 16s 32.00 Orange 12s 29.50-32.00 mostly 30.50-31.00 16s 32.00      
Purple 12s 28.50-32.00 mostly 29.50-31.00 16s 32.00 Romanesco 12s 32.00 16s    
32.00 MX White 9s 16.00 12s 16.00-17.00                                        
---CELERY:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons CA 2 dz 19.00 2 1/2 dz 19.00-21.00 filmbags
30s 20.50 MX 2 dz 19.00-22.50 mostly 20.00-21.50 occas low as 13.00 2 1/2 dz   
19.00 occas low as 13.00 filmbags 30s 20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 occas low 
as 14.00 cartons film bags MX Hearts filmbags 36s 20.00                        
---CORN-SWEET: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz 17.00-18.00  
Bi-Color 4 dz 17.00-18.00                                                      
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET 1 1/9 BUSHEL CARTONS LARGE HIGHER; 200-300S LOWER; OTHERS
ABOUT STEADY. wide range in quality & condition. 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX med   
32.00-36.00 mostly 33.00-35.00 sml 32.00 lge 35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00    
bushel baskets MX 24s 14.00-15.00 cartons MX 24s 15.00 BUSHEL & 40-45 LB       
PLASTIC CONTAINERS MX Pickles Kirby Type 150-200s 30.00-32.00 200-300s 30.00   
GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario CDOne Long Seedless med 12s         
9.50-11.00 sml 12s 12.00-14.00 MX Long Seedless med 12s 12.00 sml 12s          
9.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 lge 12s 12.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario Persian   
med 14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 lge 23.00-27.00 mostly 24.00-26.00          
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET 18S AND CHINESE SMALL-MEDIUM HIGHER; THAI LOWER; OTHERS   
ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 20.00-22.00 24s 20.00 30 lb 
cartons HD Chinese med 15.00-16.00 sml-med 24.00 MX Chinese med 15.00 40 lb    
cartons HD Thai med 40.00 few 58.00 30 lb cartons MX Indian sml 14.00 occas    
high as 24.00                                                                  
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL 24s 18.00 few 24.50 cartons
AZ 24s 20.00 GREENHOUSE 10 lb cartons CA AIR Witloof 26.00-28.50 mostly        
27.00-28.00 3 kg cartons NL AIR Witloof Red Type 36.00 few 48.00               
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 24s 18.00 cartons CA 24s  
20.00                                                                          
---GARLIC:  MARKET STEADY.  30 lb cartons AG White #6 70.00 #7 73.00 CA White  
col 78.00 low 72.00 jbo 76.00 #6 70.00 #11 73.00 netted 5s 67.00-68.00 CQ White
col 46.00 #6 40.00 netted 5s 48.00-52.00 mostly 49.00-51.00 occas low as 40.00 
SP White #10 66.00 TU White col 55.00 netted 5s 55.00 10 lb cartons CA Elephant
lge 52.00 cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 62.00-66.00 mostly 63.00-65.00
cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CA Peeled 72.00 CQ Peeled 53.00 SP Peeled 58.00    
cartons 6 5-lb film bags CQ Peeled 80.00                                       
---GREENS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons/crates bunched CA Kale green 24s           
15.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 GA Collard green 24s 14.00-15.00 Kale green 24s 
16.00 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 16.50 Mustard green 24s 14.00 Turnip Tops green 24s
14.00 Dandelion green 24s 16.00 MX Kale green 24s 16.50-17.50 TX Collard green 
24s 14.00 Kale red 12s 22.00-23.00 Mustard green 24s 14.00 Swiss Chard green   
24s 29.50 red 24s 29.50 Turnip Tops green 24s 14.00 Dandelion green 24s 29.50  
few 22.00 red 24s 29.50                                                        
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY. wide range in qualilty & condition. cartons
AZ/CA flm lined 24s 20.00 occas low as 13.00 24s flmwrpd 18.00-19.00 occas low 
as 13.00 30s flmwrpd 22.00 (JUMBO)                                             
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. wide range in quality &  condition. cartons  
AZ/CA Boston 24s 14.00-17.50 mostly 15.00-16.50 Green Leaf 24s 14.00-18.00     
mostly 15.00-17.00 Red Leaf 24s 14.00 occas high as 18.50 CD Ontario Boston 12s
18.00 FL Boston 24s 19.00                                                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 16.00-20.00 mostly      
17.00-19.00 FL 24s 15.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA Hearts 16.00-20.00  
mostly 17.00-19.00                                                             
---MUSHROOMS:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons PA White lge 15.00 occas higher   
med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas higher Sliced sml 11.00-13.50 mostly  
12.00-13.00 occas higher Cremini 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.50 med 17.00-18.00 5 lb 
cartons PA Shiitake 22.00-23.00 occas lower Oyster 15.00-16.00 occas higher    
Portobella lge 9.00-10.50 few 11.00 med 8.00-9.00 WI Shiitake Sliced 21.00 3 lb
cartons PA Shiitake Sliced 15.00-16.00 cartons 12 8-oz trays film wrapped PA   
White 16.00-17.00 cartons 8 1-lb trays film wrapped PA White 20.00-20.50       
cartons 6 6-oz trays film wrapped PA Portobella Caps 15.00 Sliced 15.00 cartons
6 3.5-oz trays film wrapped PA Oyster 14.00-14.50 cartons 6 4-oz trays film    
wrapped PA Shiitake 16.00-16.50 Cremini 13.00-14.00 cartons 10 6-oz trays film 
wrapped PA Portobella Sliced 12.00-13.00                                       
---OKRA: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   1/2 bushel cartons HD med-lge 12.00-14.00 (Indian  
Type) 16.00 fineappear 26.00 (Indian Type) MX med-lge 18.00                    
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 48s med 12.00-14.00 48s   
sml 12.00-12.50 CA Leeks 12s lge 19.00 MX Leeks 12s lge 28.50 occas low as     
23.00 12s med 26.50 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches per bag          
16.00-16.50 low 12.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag        
12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-15.00                                                 
---PARSLEY:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates bunched FL Plain 60s  
25.50-27.00 MX Curly 60s 20.00-23.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 Plain 60s 20.00-24.00  
mostly 21.00-23.00 TX Curly 60s 18.00 few best 29.50 Plain 60s 18.00 few 34.50 
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET STEADY.  20 lb film bags loose MI med 16.00-19.00 mostly  
17.00-18.00                                                                    
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed     
23.00-25.00 few best 28.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 32.00 occas high as 36.50,
low as 25.00                                                                   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo      
21.50-24.00 mostly 22.50-23.00 exlge 22.00-23.00 irreg sz fr qual 17.00 MX     
Green jbo 22.00-23.00 low 18.50 exlge 22.00-23.00 med 16.00 irreg sz fr qual   
18.00 25 lb cartons MX Green exlge 26.00 lge 23.00 Red exlge 17.00-18.00 lge   
16.50 irreg sz fr qual 14.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb cartons MX Red jbo 9.50-10.00    
exlge 10.00 lge 10.00 25 lb cartons MX Yellow irreg sz fr qual 14.00-16.00     
Orange lge 13.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons MX Red jbo 8.00-10.00 exlge 6.00-10.00     
mostly 7.00-9.00 lge 7.50-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 med 5.00 Yellow jbo 16.00     
exlge 14.00-16.00 lge 16.00-18.00 Orange jbo 16.00 occas low as 8.00 exlge     
12.50-16.00 mostly 13.50-15.00 occas low as 8.00 lge 16.00-16.50 occas low as  
8.00                                                                           
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and condition. 1/2    
bushel cartons FL Finger Hot med-lge 21.00-22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL       
Cubanelles med-lge 32.00 Long Hot med 29.00 MX Anaheim lge 20.00-24.00 mostly  
21.00-23.00 Hungarian Wax med-lge 24.00 Jalapeno green 20.00-24.00 mostly      
21.00-23.00 (Jumbo) Poblano med 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-19.00 Serrano lge     
48.00 NC Anaheim lge 28.00 Cubanelles med-lge 24.00 occas high as 32.00 Serrano
exlge 25.00 crates MX Chilaca med 32.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 (22 LB)       
Jalapeno green exlge 20.00 (35 LB) lge 18.00 (35 LB) red exlge 35.00 (35 LB)   
lge 28.00 (35 LB) Serrano exlge 26.00-28.00 (35 LB) 8 lb cartons DR Habanero   
green med 18.00 orange med 25.00-26.00 red med 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-21.00  
MX Habanero orange med 30.00-32.00 red med 18.00 10 lb cartons MX Fresno Red   
med 42.00 Manzano orange lge 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 red lge 26.00-28.00
Shishito lge 20.00-21.00 NC Shishito lge 25.00 20 lb cartons MX Hungarian Wax  
med-lge 22.00-24.00 25 lb containers DR Thai Chili Hots Red 60.00 low 73.00 30 
lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots Green 34.00 high 42.00                           
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red          
11.00-12.00 OH Red 12.00-13.00 40 lb film bags topped FL Red 18.00-20.00 occas 
high as 24.50 cartons bunched CA Red double size bunch 24s 16.00 crates bunched
FL Red double size bunch 24s 17.00 MX Red double size bunch 24s 15.00-18.00    
mostly 16.00-17.00                                                             
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   6 kg containers NL 58.00 OPEN FIELD 20 lb  
cartons OR No Grade Marks 50.50 10 lb cartons WA WAExFcy 42.50                 
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne wxd lge  
32.00-34.00 few 40.00                                                          
---SPINACH:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 18.00 few low as 13.00
cartons 12 10-oz film bags CA Savoy 14.00-17.50 mostly 15.00-17.00 cartons 4   
2-1/2 lb film bags CA Flat 15.00-15.50 4 lb cartons CA Flat lse 10.00-10.50    
---SQUASH:  MARKET KABOCHA HIGHER; GREY 40 LB CARTONS LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT      
STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml 14.00 sml-med 12.00 med 12.00-14.00
Yellow Straightneck sml 13.00-14.00 sml-med 14.00 med 14.00 Grey sml           
11.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 sml-med 11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 med      
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 40 lb cartons MX Grey sml-med 20.00 Acorn sml   
13.00 occas high as 20.00 Butternut med 20.00 few 14.00 Kabocha med 33.00      
Spaghetti med 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00                                   
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET RED TYPE LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  40 lb cartons 
AR U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 26.00-27.00 Marked Combination Orange Types         
17.00-19.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types jbo 17.00-19.00 CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types
40.00-43.00 Japanese Types 45.00-48.00 mostly 46.00-47.00 MS U.S. No. 1 Orange 
Types 24.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 19.00-20.00 No Grade Marks Orange  
Types jbo 18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons HI Hawaii No. 1 Okinawan Type 60.00        
---TOMATOES:  MARKET 5 KG/11 LB FLATS CANADA MEDIUM LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
25 lb cartons loose FL Vine Ripes light red-red 5x6 sz 8.00-11.00 mostly       
9.00-10.00 85% U.S. One or Better Vine Ripes light red-red 5x6 sz 8.00-9.00 6x6
sz 9.00-10.00 MX Vine Ripes light red-red 5x6 sz 12.00-14.00 cartons 2 layer MX
Vine Ripes light red-red 4x4s 13.00 4x5s 12.00 5x5s 12.00 15 lb flats CD       
Ontario Vine Ripes light red-red 16s 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 few 6.00   
20s 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 few 6.00 28s 8.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-11.00   
few 6.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes light   
red-red lge 3.00-7.00 mostly 4.00-6.00 few 9.00 med 7.50 NY Vine Ripes light   
red-red lge 3.00-7.00 mostly 4.00-6.00 10 lb flats CD Ontario Vine Ripe -      
Heirloom Varieties med-lge 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 MX Vine Ripe -       
Heirloom Varieties med-lge 18.00-19.00                                         
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET FLORIDA 12 1-PINT BASKETS WITH LIDS HIGHER; OTHERS
ABOUT STEADY.  GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids FL light red-red med 
10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 few 8.00 MX breakers-turning med 18.00-22.00    
mostly 19.00-21.00 few 16.00 light red-red med 15.00                           
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt containers with lids 
MX light red-red med 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 flats 12 10.5-oz containers
with lids MX light red-red med 13.00                                           
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light     
red-red exlge 13.00-15.00 (JUMBO) 13.00-15.00                                  
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags GA Purple Top med 16.00 IN      
Purple Top lge 13.50                                                           
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 12 3-1/4 oz cups Repacked      
Enroute Alfalfa Sprouts 25.50 40 lb cartons MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales)           
14.50-18.00 mostly 15.50-17.00 few high as 22.00 15 lb reusable plastic        
containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) 35.00-38.00 mostly 36.00-37.00 
20 lb cartons CA Jerusalem Artichokes 10s 35.00 25 lb film bags CA Jerusalem   
Artichokes 10s 36.00 1 layer containers CA Radicchio 9s 15.00-16.00            
Castelfranco 12s 21.00 Treviso 12s 22.00                                       

ORGANIC                                                                        

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Red Type 24s 28.50 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med
24.50 Gold Type med 30.50                                                      
---BROCCOLI: cartons MX Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 40.50                        
---CABBAGE: 45 lb cartons CA Red Type sml 32.50 FL Round Green Type sml 32.50  
Savoy Type med 28.50                                                           
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 32.50 sacks 24 2-lb film bags CA
med-lge 32.50 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 32.50 25 lb sacks loose CA jbo
16.50 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled 30.50                           
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped CA White 9s 24.50                         
---CELERY: cartons CA filmbags 30s 20.50 cartons film bags CA Hearts 18s 18.50 
---CUCUMBERS: cartons MX 36s 28.50 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long     
Seedless lge 12s 12.50                                                         
---EGGPLANT: 1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped MX 24s 24.00                         
---GREENS: cartons/crates bunched CA Kale green 24s 28.50 red 24s 26.50 Swiss  
Chard green 24s 26.50 red 24s 26.50 Mixed Colors 24s 26.50 Dandelion green 24s 
32.50 red 24s 30.50                                                            
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: cartons AZ 24s 32.50 AZ/CA 12s 21.50                       
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 26.50 Red Leaf 24s 26.50           
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA 24s 28.50 cartons 12 3-count packages CA Hearts 
18.50                                                                          
---MUSHROOMS: 5 lb cartons PA Cremini 15.00 Portobella lge 21.00 3 lb cartons  
PA Shiitake 20.00 cartons 6 6-oz trays film wrapped PA Portobella med 16.00    
---ONIONS GREEN: cartons bunched CA 48s med 26.50 Leeks 12s lge 32.50          
---PARSLEY: 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates bunched CA Curly 30s 26.50 Plain 30s   
26.50                                                                          
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: 25 lb cartons FL Green lge 26.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb  
cartons MX Red lge 12.00 Yellow lge 12.00 Orange lge 12.00                     
---RADISHES: cartons bunched CA Red 24s 26.50                                  
---SQUASH: 1/2 bushel cartons MX Zucchini med 16.00 4/7 bushel cartons MX      
Yellow Straightneck sml 16.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Butternut sml 16.00      
Spaghetti sml 16.00 40 lb cartons MX Acorn sml 20.00                           
---TOMATOES: GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb flats on the vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes     
light red-red med fr cond 6.00                                                 
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids MX             
breakers-turning med 16.00 light red-red med 13.00                             
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red   
med 13.00                                                                      
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red 26.00 Jumbo