News and Stories


November 08, 2018


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Granny Smith Apples, in 88- through 138-count sizes, are limited 
  • The crop is dominated by large fruit
  • Smaller-sized apples will be available once orders are pulled exclusively out of storage
  • Size substitutions may be required to fill orders


  • Avocado supplies will be extremely limited over the next several weeks
  • Mexico, the primary growing region, has limited exports into the United States due to a grower strike
  • Expect very few ripe avocados; packing sheds will be using hard green avocados to fill the shortage

Green Beans

  • Ready-Set-Serve Trimmed Green Beans are limited; packer label is being substituted as needed
  • Supplies remain extremely tight; demand will exceed supply through the Thanksgiving holiday
  • Availability is not expected to increase until the week of November 19


  • MFC Onions in Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington are being shipped out of storage
  • Storage crop quality is excellentl in all colors
  • Size profile is dominated by the jumbo and colossal categories (in all colors and regions)
  • Storage supplies will be available in the Northwest through mid-May 2019   


  • The market remains active at high levels
  • Supplies will be limited through mid-November


  • Roma and round tomato supplies are tightening
  • Growers are transitioning to new growing regions
  • Prices are climbing in Mexico and Florida

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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