Markon Updates

Live from the Fields: Salinas Valley Iceberg Lettuce

Iceberg Lettuce in California’s Salinas Valley Markon First Crop (MFC) Premium Iceberg Lettuce is available in the Salinas Valley Yields and case weights for iceberg lettuce in the Salinas Valley have improved due to favorable weather this week Markon inspectors are working with growers to select the best lots for MFC orders Sporadic rib blight is present in some lots, ...

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Fresh Crop Report March 12, 2018

Fresh Crop Report March 12, 2018 Cauliflower Prices are up Harvesting is nearly over in the Arizona/California desert growing region, while cold, rainy weather is curtailing production in the Salinas Valley Limes The market continues to rise Stocks are extremely limited in Mexico Tomatoes Round and Roma tomato supplies are tightening due to erratic weather and transitions to new growing ...

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Fresh Crop Report Week of March 4, 2018

Fresh Crop Report – Week of March 4, 2018 The Arizona/California desert region has experienced 11 days of lower than normal temperatures. This trend of freezing weather is limiting lettuce and leaf supplies. Expect rising prices through this week; markets should stabilize next week as normal temperatures return. The cauliflower market is rising now; broccoli prices will follow suit in ...

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Produce Market Report: Broccoli, Lettuce, Strawberries and More

Daily Report: February 23rd, 2018 Overview Broccoli – yellowing is a problem, pricing expected to increase. Cauliflower – quality is good, prices are rising Lettuce/leafy greens – cold weather quality issues. Expect active markets as we transition to Huron, then Salinas. Limes – supplies are limited Strawberries – quality is good Broccoli Mexican quality is very good; yellowing is a ...

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