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Update: MFC Tuscan Lettuce

May 18, 2015


MFC Tuscan Lettuce will be extremely limited over the next three to four weeks. Markon expects as much as a 60% drop in available supplies through mid-June. Warm spring growing conditions have pushed harvesting ahead of schedule, while recent cooler weather has slowed new growth; this combination has caused a supply gap.


  • Yields are down 50-60%
  • Growers are harvesting fields two to three weeks ahead of schedule to meet normal demand
  • Insect pressure has increased as a result of dry, drought-related conditions


Potential Substitutions

  • Packer label artisan varieties
  • Ready-Set-Serve (RSS) Arcadian Blend
    • 4/3-pound carton
    • 3-pound pack
  • RSS Heritage Blend
    • 4/3-pound carton
    • 3/1-pound pack


Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.


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