News and Stories


April 10, 2020

The Idaho potato market has stabilized. Demand for retail bags remains strong; weaker foodservice carton demand was the force driving down prices over the past three weeks.

  • Expect a relatively unchanged carton market for the rest of the season
  • Retail sales are forecast to slump while consumers use the potatoes they purchased in bulk in March
  • Increased carton sales are predicted when restaurants to reopen
  • New crop planting is wrapping up; harvesting is schedule to start in early August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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