Salinas Valley broccoli supplies continue to tighten due to abnormally high temperatures during the weekend of August 15.
Broccoli yields are lower than usual; extreme heat stresses plants, slowing maturity
Quality issues such as rubbery texture, hollow core, and brown bead will emerge over the next few weeks as more hot weather is forecast through next week
Crews will pack for the best quality; this culling will further reducing overall yields
Expect elevated markets through mid-September
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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