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UPDATE: Limited Tomato Supplies

December 18, 2019
Tomato supplies remain extremely limited. Prices continue to rise.
  • The primary growing regions in Mexico (Baja, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, and Sonora) were impacted by heavy rainfall and flooding in late November
  • Overall Mexican volume remains below normal levels and is not expected to increase until the new year
  • Florida stocks are tight; higher-than-normal October temperatures have resulted in reduced crop yields through December
  • Weather-related quality issues are a concern across the industry; shelf-life is shorter than normal
  • Contract trigger levels have been met; Act of God clauses are being implemented
  • Expect escalating prices and extremely tight supplies into early January
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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