News and Stories


September 14, 2020

Tomato prices are rising; demand is strong. Supplies are tightening; extreme heat has reduced yields in California’s Central Valley. Expect active markets until the Florida season ramps up in a few weeks.

  • High temperatures have limited the production of field-grown tomatoes in California’s San Joaquin Valley
  • Unfavorable weather in Baja, Mexico as well as the northeastern mainland have reduced yields
  • East Coast regional harvesting is winding down
  • Florida’s season is forecast to start at the end of October/early November

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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