News and Stories


December 12, 2019

Lettuce and Leafy Greens

  • The green leaf, iceberg, and romaine lettuce markets will ease this week
  • Weather in the Arizona/California desert growing region is expected to remain fairly consistent, with highs in the low to mid-70s and lows in the mid- to high 40s
  • Quality has improved: harvesting crews are trimming leaves where mildew is a concern


  • Prices continue to climb; all varieties are extremely limited
  • The primary growing regions in Mexico (Baja, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, and Sonora) have been impacted by heavy rainfall and flooding
  • Overall Mexican volume is well-below normal levels
  • Florida yields are down, resulting in fewer domestic stocks on the market
  • Expect extremely limited supplies and high markets through December

 Idaho Potatoes

  • Markon recommends building inventory during the week of December 15 to curtail possible loading challenges in the weeks of December 23 and 30 

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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