News and Stories


April 08, 2020

The Idaho potato market continues to decline. Demand for retail bags remains stronger than normal. Prices for 40- to 80-count stocks are weak.   

  • Idaho 40- to 80-count cartons are abundant
  • Storage crop quality is very good, but pressure bruising and hollow heart have been sporadic in large sizes (40- to 80-count potatoes)
  • 5/10-pound, 10/5-pound, and 6/8-pound retail bales are available
    • Non A-size packs are tighter
    • Jumbo 10-ounce minimum supplies are being substituted
  • New crop harvesting is estimated to begin August 3

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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