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UPDATE: Squash

March 17, 2020
Rain is forecast tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18, in the growing regions of Sonora, Mexico; supplies will tighten and quality will fall. Retail demand is increasing due to COVID-19, driving up prices.
West Coast
  • Cooler-than-normal temperatures and heavy rain will reduce volume and affect production
  • New growing districts have started harvesting in a limited manner, but have not ramped up due to unfavorable weather
  • Expect increasing markets through the rest of the month
East Coast
  • Warmer-than-normal temperatures have contributed to adequate volume
  • Strong demand caused by decreased Mexican stocks is pushing up Florida markets
  • Prices will continue to rise 
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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