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UPDATE: Onions

June 01, 2018

Ample supplies of fresh-run Markon First Crop (MFC) Red and Yellow Onions are available in California and New Mexico.


  • Fresh-run MFC Red and Yellow Onions are readily available
  • Packer label white onions are also being shipped
  • Fresh-run onions will have feathery skins and light color/exterior skins compared to Northwest storage onions  

New Mexico

  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions are on the market
  • Sufficient supplies of all colors are available

South Texas

  • Texas-grown, fresh-run MFC Onions will depleted next week    
  • Remaining onions are solid and firm, but exhibiting occasional bruising, mold, and scarring


  • MFC Yellow Onions will remain available through the week of July 11; remaining storage stocks are small in size (dominated by medium and jumbo sizes)
  • Expect diminishing quality in remaining storage shipments
    • Onions will have golden, cured skins, but maybe softer than early and mid-season stocks
    • Problems may include occasional internal decay, mold, and multiple centers/hearts 

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Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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