News and Stories


September 04, 2020

Due to recent warm weather, tender leaf quality and supply levels have fallen throughout the industry. Next week’s continued heat will affect availability significantly.

  • Dehydration, early breakdown, shortened shelf-life, and yellowing leaves are quality-related concerns due to higher-than-normal temperatures
  • Spinach and arugula are especially susceptible to heat-related defects; volume has been greatly impacted by recent heat waves
  • Expect tight supplies through mid-September as more hot weather is forecast in the Salinas Valley over the next week

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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