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August 27, 2021

The asparagus market is rising; Mexican supplies are tightening.

  • Markon First Crop Asparagus is available
  • Central Mexico is past peak production
  • Baja harvesting is stable
    • Tropical Storm Nora is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane this weekend and make landfall in Baja on Monday, August 30
    • Depending on the storm path, up to eight inches of rain and high winds with gusts up to 100mph may hinder production in Southern Baja
    • Adverse weather is not anticipated in Northern Baja fields
  • Peruvian volume is steady (into Miami, Florida)
  • Expect higher prices for the next two weeks at minimum, pending any substantial crop damage

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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