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UPDATE: Limited Colored Potato Supplies

June 20, 2019

The colored potato market continues to rise as demand exceeds supply in every growing region. Expect limited supplies and elevated prices through July.

  • California: Reduced acreage and unseasonably cold, wet weather has reduced volume
  • Colorado: The season is ending; new crop stocks will be available in late August
  • Eastern Shore: Production will start in North Carolina and Virginia the week of June 24
  • Florida: Abnormally warm and humid weather brought the season to an early end
  • Idaho: Supplies remain limited
  • Texas: Adverse weather conditions have limited supplies, but volume will increase by mid-July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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