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UPDATE: Onions

August 21, 2017

Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are now available in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. MFC Onions remain available in California and New Mexico.  


  • MFC Yellow Onions will be available through next week
  • MFC Red onions have been depleted
  • Quality and supply levels have been affected by extremely high temperatures throughout the entire season


  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions are on the market
  • The crop is currently generating more jumbo and medium sizes compared to super and colossal
  • Very few white onions are available

New Mexico

  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions are expected to be available through the week of August 28
  • Recent rains in the New Mexico growing regions have slowed harvesting, drying, and packing
  • Yellow supplies are sufficient; however, red and white onions are tight


  • MFC Red and Yellow Onion supplies are ramping up  
  • The crop is dominated by medium and jumbo sizes; very few colossal and super colossal sizes are on the market 
  • Packer label white onions are available


  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions will be on the market the week of August 28
  • Supplies will be dominated by jumbo sizes  
  • Washington onions can be transferred for consolidation in Syracuse, Utah

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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