News and Stories


March 12, 2020
Broccoli and Cauliflower 
  • Stocks are tightening in the Arizona/California desert region as growers begin the seasonal transition north to the Salinas Valley  
  • Broccoli crossings into McAllen, Texas are down, but will stabilize in the next few weeks as new crop Mexican supplies ramp up 
  • Broccoli and cauliflower markets will rise as rain is in the forecast across Arizona and California growing regions this week  
Lettuce and Leafy Greens
  • Rain is minimizing harvesting hours and limiting supplies in the Arizona/California desert region
  • Supplies will return to ample levels late next week once weather reverts back to ideal harvesting conditions; prices will ease 
  • Growers will start transitioning production from the Arizona/California desert region north to the San Joaquin Valley and Salinas Valley regions in the coming weeks
  • Santa Maria received as much as one inch of rain this week
  • The Florida season is expected to conclude the week of March 23
  • Mexican berries will remain limited; quality will be erratic 
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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