Wholesale Market Vegetable Report - Chicago, IL
CHICAGO Terminal Prices as of 21-JAN-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.:  FEW CLOUDS  32                                          
YESTERDAY'S HIGH:  35                                                          
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               

VEGETABLES                                                                     
---ARTICHOKES: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   cartons MX Globe Thornless 24s 42.00 30s
42.00                                                                          
---ASPARAGUS:  MARKET STEADY.  11 lb cartons/crates bunched PE Green jbo 32.50 
occas high as 40.00 lge 32.50 occas high as 40.00 std 32.50 occas high as 40.00
White std 30.00-31.00                                                          
---BEANS:  MARKET FAVA HIGHER; ROUND GREEN TYPE LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  bushel  
cartons/crates FL Round Green Type Machine Picked 29.00 Wax Type Yellow 51.50  
MX Fava 35.00 5 lb cartons GU Haricot Vert (French Type) 10.00 (clipped) 30 lb 
reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Round Green Type Handpicked 24.00-28.00   
mostly 25.00-27.00 Cranberry Type 45.50 cartons10 1-lb film bags GU Haricot    
Vert (French Type) 24.00 (clipped)                                             
---BEETS:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched TX Red Type 24s 18.00 fineappear    
30.50 25 lb film bags CA Red Type med 12.50 Chiogga (Striped) med 22.00 Gold   
Type med 28.50 CD Quebec Red Type med 8.00-9.50 MI Red Type med 8.50-10.00 Gold
Type lge 22.00 occas low as 16.00 50 lb film bags IL Red Type lge 13.00 MX Red 
Type lge 20.50                                                                 
---BROCCOLI:  MARKET MEXICO CROWN CUT LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  cartons CA bchd   
14s 20.00-22.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 27.50-28.50 20 lb cartons loose CA   
Crown Cut 20.00 MX Crown Cut Short Trim 15.00-17.00                            
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb cartons CA med 28.00-30.50 mostly
29.00-30.00                                                                    
---CABBAGE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 3/4 bushel crates and 50 lb cartons GA    
Round Green Type med 18.00 lge 18.00 Red Type med 22.00 TX Round Green Type med
19.00-20.00 lge 19.00-20.00 Red Type med 28.00-31.00 mostly 29.00-30.00 40 lb  
cartons GA Savoy Type 28.00                                                    
---CARROTS:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge          
25.50-28.00 mostly 26.50-27.00 CD Ontario med-lge 26.00 MX med-lge 22.00 sacks 
24 2-lb film bags CA med-lge 25.50 MX med-lge 22.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA 
med-lge 26.00 MX med-lge 22.00 50 lb sacks loose CA jbo 21.00-23.00 MX jbo     
18.00-20.00 fineappear 26.00 cartons bunched CA 24s 24.00-26.00 cartons 30 1-lb
film bags CA Baby Peeled 24.00-26.00                                           
---CAULIFLOWER:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons film wrapped AZ Orange 12s 30.00-32.00
16s 32.00 occas low as 24.50 Purple 12s 31.00-32.00 16s 32.00 Romanesco 12s    
34.00 16s 34.00 AZ/CA White 12s 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 Green 12s       
29.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 16s 32.00                                       
---CELERY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in price. cartons AZ 2 dz          
48.00-50.00 filmbags 24s 48.00-48.50 filmbags 30s 50.50 CA 2 dz fineappear     
54.00-56.00 2 1/2 dz fineappear 54.00-56.00 filmbags 30s fineappear 60.00-61.50
MX 2 dz 40.00 fr appear 30.00 2 1/2 dz 44.00 fr appear 30.00 filmbags 24s      
fineappear 32.50 cartons film bags CA Hearts 18s 57.50                         
---CORN-SWEET:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  wirebound crates FL Yellow 4 dz          
48.00-49.00 Bi-Color 4 dz 48.00-48.50                                          
---CUCUMBERS:  MARKET STEADY. wide range in quality & condition. 1 1/9 bushel  
cartons MX med 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 lge 22.00-23.50 cartons MX 24s   
9.50-10.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons TX Pickles Kirby Type 150-200s 33.00 200-300s  
35.50 BUSHEL & 40-45 LB PLASTIC CONTAINERS MX Pickles Kirby Type 150-200s      
32.00-33.50 200-300s 30.00-31.00 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped CD Ontario    
CDOne Long Seedless med 12s 8.00-10.00 sml 12s 12.50 MX Long Seedless med 12s  
12.00 lge 12s 11.00 20 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne Persian med 30.00 MX Persian
sml-med 22.00-24.00 sml 26.00                                                  
---EGGPLANT:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped MX 18s 20.50 24s    
14.00 30 lb cartons HD Chinese lge 34.00 few low as 25.00 MX Chinese lge       
25.00-27.00 40 lb cartons HD Thai sml 38.00 few high as 53.00 FL Indian sml    
32.00 HD Indian sml 37.00 MX Indian sml 32.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb cartons    
tray pack CD Ontario Italian 25s 34.00 occas higher                            
---ENDIVE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 24s 24.50 cartons CA 24s    
40.00 GREENHOUSE 10 lb cartons BL AIR Witloof 30.00-31.00 3 kg cartons NL AIR  
Witloof Red Type 36.00                                                         
---ESCAROLE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel crates FL 24s 22.00 cartons CA 24s  
42.50-44.00                                                                    
---GARLIC:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  30 lb cartons CA White super col 72.00 col   
78.00-79.00 jbo 76.00 giant 78.00 netted 5s 65.00-68.00 mostly 66.00-67.00 CQ  
White #11 55.00 netted 5s 56.00-58.00 SP White #10 59.00 Purple jbo 55.00 TU   
White col 64.00-66.00 netted 5s 60.00 10 lb cartons CA Elephant lge 52.00      
cartons 20 1-lb plastic jars CQ Peeled 65.00 cartons 4 5-lb plastic jars CA    
Peeled 75.00 CQ Peeled 62.00 SP Peeled 56.00                                   
---GREENS:  MARKET COLLARD HIGHER; LACINATO (TUSCAN) AND SWISS CHARD GREEN     
TEXAS LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Broccoli Rabe (Rappini)  
green 20s 38.50 TX Kohlrabi green 24s 30.50 cartons/crates bunched CA Kale     
Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 18.00 Swiss Chard Mixed Colors 24s 24.00-26.00 GA Collard
green 24s 18.00 Kale green 24s 14.00 Mustard green 24s 13.50-14.50 occas high  
as 18.00 Swiss Chard red 24s 24.00 Mixed Colors 24s 24.00 Turnip Tops green 24s
13.50-14.00 occas high as 18.00 TX Kale red 12s 18.00-20.50 mostly 19.00-20.00 
Swiss Chard green 24s 24.00 occas high as $29.50 red 24s 30.00 Mixed Colors 24s
30.50 Dandelion green 24s 24.00-28.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 red 24s 24.00-28.00   
mostly 25.00-27.00                                                             
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG:  MARKET STEADY. wide range in qualilty & condition. cartons
AZ/CA flm lined 24s 16.00 24s flmwrpd 17.00-19.50 mostly 18.00-19.00 occas high
as 22.50 30s flmwrpd 23.00-25.00 (JUMBO)                                       
---LETTUCE-OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. wide range in quality &  condition. cartons  
AZ/CA Boston 24s 18.00-20.50 mostly 19.00-20.00 Green Leaf 24s 16.00-18.50     
mostly 17.00-18.00 Red Leaf 24s 25.50 occas low as 18.00                       
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE:  MARKET LOWER.  cartons AZ/CA 24s 14.50-18.50 mostly       
15.50-17.50 occas high as 20.00, low as 10.00 cartons 12 3-count packages AZ/CA
Hearts 18.00-18.50 occas high as 23.50                                         
---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 sml-med 38.00 (Indian Type)  
---ONIONS GREEN:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched MX 24s bulb type 35.00 
48s lge 22.00 48s med 21.00-22.00 CA Leeks 12s lge 22.00-25.00 mostly          
23.00-24.00 TX Leeks 12s lge 29.00 cartons 2 film bags iceless MX 24 bunches   
per bag 23.00 cartons 4 film bags iceless MX 12 bunches per bag 23.00-24.50    
bundles bunched CD Quebec Leeks 12s lge 12.00-14.00                            
---PARSLEY:  MARKET CURLY MEXICO HIGHER; TEXAS LOWER; OTHERS STEADY.  1 1/9    
bushel cartons/crates bunched CA Curly 60s 22.00 GA Curly 60s 18.50 MX Curly   
60s 24.00 Plain 60s 22.00-24.00 TX Curly 60s 27.50 Plain 60s 22.00 occas high  
as 33.00                                                                       
---PARSNIPS:  MARKET LOWER.  20 lb film bags loose MI med 16.00-20.00 mostly   
17.00-19.00                                                                    
---PEAS GREEN:  MARKET STEADY.  10 lb cartons GU Snow Peas Decalyxed           
20.00-21.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 12.00-14.00 occas higher                 
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE:  MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons FL Green jbo 27.00
exlge 26.00 irreg sz fr qual 20.00 MX Green jbo 24.00 exlge 24.00 lge 20.00 med
15.00 irreg sz fr qual 16.00 GREENHOUSE 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Red irreg sz fr
qual 33.00 Yellow lge 30.00 Orange irreg sz fr qual 26.00 15 lb cartons MX Red 
exlge 32.00-35.00 mostly 33.00-34.00 25 lb cartons MX Green jbo 27.00-30.50    
mostly 28.00-29.00 few low as 26.00 exlge 25.00 irreg sz fr qual 21.00-22.50   
Red irreg sz fr qual 35.00 Yellow irreg sz fr qual 35.00 5 kg/11 lb cartons DR 
Red jbo 34.00 exlge 34.00 Yellow jbo 36.00 exlge 36.00 Orange jbo 36.00 exlge  
36.00 MX Red exlge 26.00-29.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 Yellow med 26.00             
---PEPPERS, OTHER:  MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and condition. 1/2    
bushel cartons NC Finger Hot med-lge 22.00-23.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons FL       
Jalapeno green exlge 18.00 Poblano med 16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-19.00 MX       
Anaheim lge 22.00-26.00 mostly 23.00-25.00 Jalapeno green exlge 14.00-18.00    
mostly 15.00-17.00 red lge 45.00 Poblano med 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-21.00    
fineappear 24.00-25.00 NC Cubanelles med-lge 32.00 Hungarian Wax med-lge 28.00 
Long Hot med 25.00 Serrano exlge 26.00-29.00 mostly 27.00-28.00 crates MX      
Anaheim exlge 28.00 (20 LB) Chilaca med 28.00-32.00 mostly 29.00-31.00 22 LB   
Jalapeno green exlge 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 (35 LB) red exlge          
36.00-38.00 (35 LB) med 32.00 (35 LB) Serrano exlge 16.00-20.00 mostly         
17.00-19.00 (35 LB) 8 lb cartons DR Habanero green med 22.00 orange med        
22.00-25.00 mostly 23.00-24.00 red med 20.00 occas high as 28.00 MX Habanero   
orange med 32.00 NC Finger Hot med-lge 21.00 10 lb cartons CA Habanero orange  
med 25.00 red med 26.00 MX Fresno Red med 35.00 Manzano orange lge 26.00-30.00 
mostly 27.00-29.00 Shishito lge 22.50 occas high as 30.00 NC Fresno Red med    
32.00 Habanero orange med 32.00 Shishito lge 25.00-28.00 mostly 26.00-27.00 20 
lb cartons MX Hungarian Wax med-lge 22.00-24.00 25 lb containers DR Thai Chili 
Hots Red 95.00 30 lb cartons DR Thai Chili Hots Green 40.00-42.00              
---RADISHES:  MARKET STEADY.  cartons topped 14 1-lb film bags FL Red          
12.00-14.00 40 lb film bags topped FL Red 22.00-24.00 fineappear 28.00 MX Red  
35.00 cartons bunched FL Red double size bunch 24s 17.00-20.00 mostly          
18.00-19.00 MX Red double size bunch 24s 18.00                                 
---RHUBARB: OFFERINGS VERY LIGHT.   6 kg containers NL 55.00 OPEN FIELD 20 lb  
cartons WA WAExFcy 36.00                                                       
---RUTABAGAS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   WAXED 50 lb cartons CD Ontario CDOne lge 34.00
---SPINACH:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 18.00-18.50 1   
2/5 bushel crates bunched CA Flat 24s 20.50 few high as 25.00, few low as 16.50
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 14.00-14.50 4 lb cartons CA Flat lse 10.00-10.50    
---SQUASH:  MARKET STEADY.  4/7 bushel cartons MX Zucchini sml 24.00 sml-med   
24.00 med 24.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med 24.00 med 28.00 Grey sml           
15.00-16.00 sml-med 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 med 14.00 occas high as     
22.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Butternut med 17.00-19.00 40 lb cartons MX       
Zucchini lge 12.00-13.00 Acorn sml 18.00-20.00 med 20.00-21.00 fineappear 32.00
Butternut med 18.00-21.50 mostly 19.00-20.50 fineappear 28.00 Kabocha med      
23.00-25.00 Spaghetti med 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 fineappear 28.00 lge  
20.00 bins MI Kabocha med 290.00                                               
---SWEET POTATOES:  MARKET STEADY.  40 lb cartons AR U.S. No. 1 Orange Types   
26.00 Marked Combination Orange Types 17.00 few high as 25.00 No Grade Marks   
Orange Types jbo 17.00 CA U.S. No. 1 Red Types 43.00 Japanese Types 50.00-53.00
mostly 51.00-52.00 MS U.S. No. 1 Orange Types 25.00 few high as 30.00 Marked   
Combination Orange Types 20.00 few high as 25.00 No Grade Marks Orange Types   
jbo 18.00-20.00 30 lb cartons HI Hawaii No. 1 Okinawan Type 70.00 occas lower  
---TOMATOES:  MARKET MATURE GREENS, 5X6 SZ LOWER; OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb  
cartons loose FL 85% U.S. One or Better Mature Greens light red-red 5x6 sz     
30.00-32.00 MX Vine Ripes light red-red 5x5 sz 16.00-18.00 occas high as 22.00 
cartons 2 layer MX Vine Ripes light red-red 4x5s 24.00 GREENHOUSE 15 lb flats  
MX Vine Ripes light red-red 16s 12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-15.00 fineappear 25.00
28s 12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-15.00 fineappear 25.00 5 kg/11 lb flats on the    
vine CD Ontario Vine Ripes orange med 10.00 MX Vine Ripes light red-red lge    
16.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-19.00 OH Vine Ripes light red-red lge 24.00           
---TOMATOES, CHERRY:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt baskets   
with lids FL light red-red med 12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-15.00 MX               
breakers-turning med 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-23.00 cartons 12 10.5-oz         
containers with lids MX light red-red med 17.00-18.00                          
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   flats 12 1-pt containers with lids 
MX light red-red med 22.00-24.00 flats 12 10.5-oz containers with lids MX light
red-red med 19.00 yellow med 20.00                                             
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE:  MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose MX Roma     
light red-red exlge 12.00-14.00 (JUMBO) 12.00-14.00                            
---TURNIPS: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   25 lb film bags IN Purple Top lge 13.50 MI      
Purple Top med 16.00                                                           
---VEGETABLES OTHER: OFFERINGS LIGHT.   cartons 12 4-oz packages Repacked      
Enroute Alfalfa Sprouts 11.25 cartons 12 3-1/4 oz cups Repacked Enroute Alfalfa
Sprouts 11.00-11.50 40 lb cartons MX Cactus Leaf (Nopales) 18.00-22.00 mostly  
19.00-21.00 15 lb reusable plastic containers (RPC) MX Garbanzo Beans (Chick   
Peas) 46.00-48.00 20 lb cartons CA Jerusalem Artichokes 10s 42.00 1 layer      
containers CA Radicchio 9s 12.50-16.00 mostly 13.00-15.00 Castelfranco 12s     
20.00-21.00 Treviso 12s 22.00                                                  

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VEGETABLES                                                                     
---BEETS: cartons bunched CA Red Type 24s 28.00-28.50 Gold Type 24s 28.50 25 lb
film bags CA Red Type med 26.50-28.00 MI Chiogga (Striped) med 18.00           
---BROCCOLI: cartons CA bchd 14s 20.50-22.00 Baby Hybrid Type bchd 18s 26.00   
few high as 30.50                                                              
---CABBAGE: 1 3/4 bushel crates and 50 lb cartons CA Round Green Type med      
32.50-35.00 mostly 33.50-34.00 Red Type med 39.00 45 lb cartons CA Round Green 
Type med 30.50                                                                 
---CARROTS: sacks 48 1-lb film bags CA med-lge 32.50-34.00 sacks 24 2-lb film  
bags CA med-lge 32.50-34.00 sacks 10 5-lb film bags CA med-lge 32.50-34.00 25  
lb sacks loose MX jbo 16.00-16.50 cartons 30 1-lb film bags CA Baby Peeled     
30.00-30.50                                                                    
---CAULIFLOWER: cartons film wrapped AZ/CA White 9s 20.50 12s 18.00-20.50 16s  
18.00-20.50                                                                    
---CELERY: cartons CA filmbags 30s 50.50 few high as 55.00 cartons film bags CA
Hearts 18s 48.50-50.00                                                         
---CUCUMBERS: cartons MX 36s 16.50 GREENHOUSE cartons film wrapped MX Long     
Seedless lge 12s 18.50                                                         
---GREENS: cartons/crates bunched CA Kale green 24s 32.00-32.50 red 24s        
30.50-32.00 Swiss Chard green 24s 32.00-32.50 red 24s 32.00-32.50 Mixed Colors 
24s 32.00-32.50 Dandelion green 24s 38.50 few high as 44.00 red 24s 36.50 few  
high as 40.00                                                                  
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: cartons AZ/CA 24s flmwrpd 38.50-40.00 12s flmwrpd 28.50    
---LETTUCE-OTHER: cartons CA Green Leaf 24s 31.00-32.50 Red Leaf 24s           
31.00-32.50                                                                    
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: cartons CA 24s 38.50 occas high as 46.00 cartons 12 3-count
packages AZ Hearts 36.50-38.00                                                 
---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 30.00-30.50 Leeks 12s lge          
36.00-38.50 mostly 37.00-38.00                                                 
---PARSLEY: cartons bunched AZ Curly 30s 30.50 Plain 30s 30.50 CA Curly 30s    
26.00 Plain 30s 28.00                                                          
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: 25 lb cartons MX Green lge 24.00 GREENHOUSE 5 kg/11 lb  
cartons MX Red lge 32.00 Yellow lge 30.00 Orange lge 34.00                     
---RADISHES: cartons bunched CA Red 24s 26.00-28.50 mostly 27.00-28.00         
---SPINACH: cartons bunched CA Flat 24s 30.00-30.50                            
---SQUASH: 1/2 bushel cartons MX Zucchini med 24.00 Yellow Straightneck sml-med
26.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons MX Butternut sml 15.00 Spaghetti sml 16.00          
---TOMATOES: GREENHOUSE 15 lb flats AZ Vine Ripes light red-red 16s 28.00 28s  
28.00                                                                          
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: GREENHOUSE flats 12 1-pt baskets with lids MX             
breakers-turning med 18.00 light red-red med 12.00                             
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: flats 12 1-pt containers with lids MX light red-red   
med 18.00                                                                      
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: 25 lb cartons loose MX Roma light red-red exlge 16.00