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UPDATE: Onions

April 28, 2017
  • MFC Red, Yellow, and White Onions are available
  • Size profile is large, heavy to jumbo, and colossal and super colossal
  • Spring/fresh-run onions will have feathery skins and light-color exterior skin compared to Northwest storage onions 
Idaho, Oregon, and Washington 
  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Red and Yellow Onions will be available next week; limited supplies are forecast the week of May 8
  • Remaining red and yellow onion supplies are sufficient; white onion supplies have been depleted
  • Expect lower quality in storage shipments as the season winds down
  • Onions will have golden, cured skins, but may be softer than usual and/or exhibit double-centered cores 
  • Occasional internal decay and mold are expected during this time of the year 
New Mexico
  • MFC Red, Yellow, and White Onions are forecast to hit the market mid-May
South Texas
  • MFC Red, Yellow, and White Onion supplies will be sporadic over the next few weeks
  • Size profile is heavy to mediums and jumbos; few colossals and super colossals are available 
  • The season will run through the end of May
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Double Centers Onion
Storage Onions


Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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