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UPDATE: Broccoli and Cauliflower

March 08, 2017
Expect limited broccoli and cauliflower supplies for the next several weeks; prices are rising. Ready-Set-Serve contract triggers are expected to be met next week.
  • Markon First Crop Broccoli Crowns are available to load in South Texas and Yuma, Arizona; Markon Best Available is being substituted when needed
  • The seasons in the Arizona/California desert and Northern Mexico are wrapping up 
  • Salinas Valley shipments started in a limited way this week; expect stocks to ramp up the week of March 13      
  • Florida will have ample supplies from now until growers transition to Georgia in early May
  • Markon Essentials Cauliflower is available in Yuma, Arizona; supplies are expected to remain tight over the next few weeks
  • The industry remains ahead of schedule; next week’s warmer weather is expected to affect production   
  • The transition to Salinas is starting in a light way; limited production will continue in Yuma until the season ends in a couple of weeks 
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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