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UPDATE: West Coast Spring Transition

March 08, 2017
Please click here to view a Markon presentation about the upcoming West Coast spring harvesting transitions.
  • Although many produce items are available year-round, most are not harvested in the same region the entire time
    • West Coast lettuce and leafy greens growers and value-added processors make seasonal moves in the fall and spring
    • Other frequently ordered produce items that transition include broccoli, celery, and strawberries
    • Markon inspectors travel with the seasons, monitoring product daily to ensure quality and food safety standards are met
  • The Arizona/California desert season is quickly coming to an end due to weather 
  • Suppliers will start limited production in Huron, California beginning the week of March 13
  • The Salinas season has been hit hard with poor weather, including rain, low temperatures, and flooding
    •  Salinas Valley supplies will be limited from late-March through early May due to the effects of winter weather 
    •  Expect volatile prices for all products
  • Markon inspectors will move to these areas shortly; more information regarding quality and supply levels will be available soon
Contact your Markon customer service representative for more information. 
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