UPDATE: BROCCOLI AND CAULIFLOWER

September 20, 2022

Broccoli

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Broccoli is available in Salinas, California
  • Supplies are increasing as fields rebound following the recent heatwave in Salinas and Santa Maria, California
  • The quality of Central Mexican broccoli (shipped into South Texas) has improved; however, insect pressure persists
    • MFC Broccoli is not available in South Texas
    • Packer label is being shipped
  • Expect slightly lower prices over the next two to three weeks as supplies increase in all growing regions

Cauliflower

  • Markon Essentials Cauliflower is available in Salinas, California
  • Quality is good overall; some lots are exhibiting off-color and brown spotting following the recent heatwave
  • Supplies are tightening as growers work through quality-challenged fields
  • Markets are expected to continue inching up over the next two weeks, until quality improves

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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