September 20, 2017
Prices remain elevated. Heat earlier this month in the Salinas Valley and inconsistent weather patterns in Mexico continue to decrease yields; supplies are limited.
- Markon First Crop Broccoli Crowns are sporadic; Markon Best Available and packer label are being substituted as necessary
- Commodity and value-added packs may exhibit decreased shelf-life over the next several weeks
- Expect the market to remain in a demand-exceeds-supply situation through the end of the Salinas season (late November/early December)
- Second tier trigger levels may be met by next week