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September 08, 2020

Markon First Crop (MFC) Norkotah Potatoes are readily available in Idaho. Prices have eased and will to continue inch down over the next few weeks.

New Crop Norkotahs

  • Yields are excellent due to ideal growing conditions
  • Norkotah quality is very good: minor skinning and excess moisture may be observed in fresh-run potatoes
  • New crop potatoes have not gone through the sweat process yet
  • Potatoes may release moisture as they cool, causing very light, white surface residue that can be easily be brushed off
  • The white residue will dissipate as potatoes dry and does not pose any quality problems

New Crop Burbanks

  • New crop Burbank harvesting will begin in late September/early October
  • MFC Burbank Potatoes will be packed once they move through their sweat process, approximately late October/early November

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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