UPDATE: BROCCOLI AND CAULIFLOWER

March 21, 2022

Broccoli

  • Markon First Crop Broccoli is readily available
  • Supplies are ample in multiple growing regions, keeping markets low and demand moderate
  • Production is underway in Salinas; the Arizona and California desert seasons will end by mid-April
  • Quality is very good: color and size are consistent
  • Expect prices to remain steady; no supply gaps or observed threats to quality are forecast

Cauliflower

  • Markon Essentials Cauliflower is sporadic; packer label is being substituted as needed
  • Volume remains low, keeping prices elevated
  • Expect markets to ease when the Salinas, California season ramps up
    • New crop maturation has been delayed due to cool weather
    • Production will increase this week as Salinas Valley highs are in the 70s (with lows in the mid- to high 40s)
  • Quality is very good: head size is consistent
  • Expect markets to continue tapering down as supplies increase in the Salinas Valley

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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