The cilantro market is climbing; supplies are tightening. The Arizona desert season is winding down sooner than anticipated due to warmer-than-normal weather conditions. Demand is shifting to California and Mexico. Markon anticipates high prices; markets will reach first-tier trigger levels by early next week.
Growing regions in California (Oxnard, Santa Maria, and Salinas) were heavily impacted by rain and cold weather last month, reducing yields and impacting quality
While warmer weather in California is expected to improve quality, heat in the desert region will reduce yields by causing yellowing/browning and increasing insect pressure
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