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May 2, 2023

Broccoli supplies are increasing quickly in the Salinas and Santa Maria Valleys, as transition from the Arizona/California desert is nearly finished.

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Broccoli is available in Salinas and South Texas loading locations
  • Recent favorable weather has helped broccoli size increase after West Coast regions started behind schedule due to:
    • Cold weather slowing maturity after germination
    • Delayed plantings due to winter flooding
  • Expect prices to continue to ease through mid-May
  • Mexican stocks are available in South Texas at a lower FOB price than in California
  • Overall quality in all regions is strong, with consistent head size, good color, and minimal defects

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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