News and Stories


May 27, 2020

Tomato growers are transitioning to new growing regions in Mexico and Florida; vine-ripe supplies are tightening. Expect higher prices for the next two to three weeks while crops transition.


  • The Sinaloa and Sonora seasons will wind down over the next few weeks; supplies are below normal levels
  • Baja, Central Mexico, Jalisco, and Michoacan will not see significant round tomato volume until mid-June
  • Baja is the primary growing region for the Roma variety; supplies are average, but demand has increased


  • East Coast tomato stocks will transition to Northern Florida over the next week; volume is lower than normal
  • Expect tight round and grape tomato supplies until the transition is complete
  • Quality is fair


  • New crop production has started in a limited manner, starting with mature green stocks
  • Supplies will not increase until mid- to late June when Northern California production ramps up

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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