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May 26, 2020

Expect tight California broccoli stocks over the next several weeks.

  • A supply gap is expected to develop
    • Temperatures swing from abnormally hot (pushing plant maturity faster than scheduled), to significantly cooler weather later this week and next (slowing growth)
    • Due to the depressed market over the past 60 days, many growers have allowed some broccoli fields to go to seed and/or plowed them under
  • Broccoli stocks can be supplemented in South Texas with product from Central Mexico
    • Mexican broccoli volume is adequate
    • Quality is good: Central Mexico has seen little rain recently

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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