Markon First Crop (MFC) Red, White, and Yellow Onions are readily available in the Northwest. Fresh-run Mexican onions, crossing into South Texas, are also being shipped.
Fresh-run onions will have feathery skins and light color/exterior skin compared to Northwest storage onions (Photos below).
Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
MFC Red, White, and Yellow Onions will be on the market through April
Supplies of MFC Red, White, and Yellow Onions will begin to wind down in Utah by mid-April
Packer label red, white, and yellow onions will remain available through late March
Red, white, and yellow crops are dominated by small sizes (medium and jumbo onions)
Texas-grown MFC Red, White, and Yellow Onions are forecast to enter the market in mid-March
Jumbo yellow No. 2 onions are not available in Texas due to a federal marketing order
MFC Red, White, and Yellow Onions will become available the last week of May
The region is experiencing ideal weather conditions; crop growth is ahead of schedule
MFC Red, White, and Yellow Onions are forecast to hit the market in late May
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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