News and Stories


November 29, 2019

Idaho Potatoes

  • The Idaho potato market is expected to remain consistently higher than the 2018-2019 season.
  • Both varieties, Norkotahs and Burbanks, will need to be utilized to prevent shortages through April 2020
  • Markon expects that orders will need to be supplemented with Washington potatoes by April 2020.


  • California quality and supply levels will be affected by wet weather
  • New crop Florida berries have begun shipping in a limited way
  • New crop Mexican supplies are available for loading in South Texas
  • Pricing remains elevated; stocks are tight

Desert Region Weather

  • The Arizona/California desert growing region experienced two storms over the past week that dropped just over an inch of rain
  • This cold, wet weather pattern will persist into the week of December 2
  • Disruptions and delays in harvesting, processing, and loading operations are expected

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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