Tomato prices are rising. Harvests in Ruskin, Florida and mainland Mexico are winding down. Supplies will ramp up in South Carolina and California’s Central Valley over the next two weeks.
- Harvesting in the Ruskin/Palmetto region of Florida will wind down over the next two weeks
- Mature green production will transition north to South Carolina over the next 10 days
- Large and medium size fruit is limited
- Extra-large sizes will dominate stocks
- Expect elevated prices for the next two weeks
- Cherry, grape, and Roma supplies are adequate; these markets will remain stable over the next two weeks
- Mature green production will wrap up in Indio, California over the next 10 days; quality will remain high through the end of the season
- San Joaquin Valley harvests will start over the next two weeks and continue through the summer
- Cherry, grape, and Roma tomatoes supplies are ample in San Diego (from Baja, Mexico)
- Cherry, grape, and vine ripe stocks from mainland Mexico (into Nogales, Arizona and South Texas) will remain on the market for the next two to three weeks
- Roma supplies will remain available from Central Mexico (into South Texas) through the summer
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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