The tomato market continues to climb as late season supplies in Florida and Mexico decline quickly. Expect elevated prices across all varieties through mid-June as production transitions between multiple regions.
Warm weather in mainland Mexico throughout the winter season accelerated production and caused the season to end earlier than normal
Below-average stocks in Central Florida will create a demand-exceeds-supply market over the next three weeks
East Coast supplies will remain tight through mid-June as growers move north into Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas
California and Mexico Production
Cool temperatures in Baja, Mexico have slowed new crop production of the Roma and vine ripe varieties
California’s San Joaquin Valley (the main summer growing region) is slated to start by June 20
Southern California production is underway, but early crop volume will not meet the increased demand
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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