News and Stories


April 07, 2021

Markon First Crop (MFC) Red and Yellow Onions remain available in the Northwest. Sufficient supplies of fresh-run, Texas-grown MFC Red and Yellow Onions are also being shipped.

Idaho, Oregon, and Washington

  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington will ship through early May
  • White onions are nearly depleted; supplies will be very sporadic as the season concludes
  • Expect diminishing quality in storage shipments as the season begins to wrap up
    • Onions will have golden, cured skins, but may be softer than early and mid-season stocks
    • Problems may include occasional internal decay, mold, and multiple centers/hearts (photos attached)


  • Fresh-run, Texas-grown onions have a small size profile, mostly yielding medium and jumbo supplies
  • Onions have feathery skins and light color/exterior skins compared to Northwest storage onions (photos attached)


  • Limited supplies of red and yellow onions will become available the week of April 19
  • MFC Onions will start shipping the week of April 26

New Mexico

  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions are forecast to hit the market in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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