UPDATE: Iceberg and Romaine
October 13, 2017
The iceberg and romaine lettuce markets continue to rise; expect limited supplies and high prices through the transition from the Salinas Valley to the Arizona/California desert growing region (mid- to late November).
Markon First Crop Premium Iceberg and Romaine are sporadic; Markon Best Available will be substituted as necessary
High temperatures experienced over the past four to five weeks, followed by cooler-than-normal weather, have reduced yields in the Salinas Valley
Iceberg lettuce shipments will start as early as next week in Huron, California (San Joaquin Valley); however, there is not enough supply to curtail demand
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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