News and Stories


April 09, 2020

Prices for imported garlic are easing, however, domestic prices are holding firm. Overall volume remains lower than normal. Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic from California is available.

  • Demand for peeled garlic is very weak due to minimal foodservice business from Covid-19
    • Import availability has increased; prices are easing
    • The 2019 California storage supplies are extremely tight, but are expected to remain available until June when 2020 new crop stocks begin shipping
  • Demand for whole bulb garlic is extremely strong due to retail pull; demand exceeds supply
  • Expect lower prices for imported peeled garlic, while domestic prices hold firm through May

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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