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September 30, 2022

Broccoli prices are rising.

  • Brown bead, dehydration, hollow core, and yellow shading are present in some lots, reducing harvestable yields
  • Demand for West Coast broccoli is strong overall, though slightly down
  • Quality challenges and lower yields from Central Mexico (shipped into South Texas) persist; MFC Broccoli is not available and packer label is being substituted to fill orders
  • Rain continues to impact the Central Mexico growing regions
  • Insect pressure is reduced compared to prior weeks but is still being detected in some lots; insect presence is being monitored closely by harvesting crews and packing facilities

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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