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January 31, 2023


Imperial Valley, California/Yuma, Arizona/Northern Baja, Mexico

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Broccoli is available
  • Supplies are tightening as a result of persistently cold weather stalling growth
  • Quality is very good; very minimal yellowing, mold, and decay are being reported
  • Expect markets to continue rising into next week

Mexico (into South Texas)

  • MFC Broccoli is available
  • The price spread between Mexico and the AZ/CA desert region is widening as supplies from Mexico (into South Texas) are ample
  • Quality is very good; some mechanical damage has been noted along with occasional mildew
  • Markets are expected to remain fairly steady into next week


Imperial Valley and Santa Maria, California/Yuma, Arizona/Northern Baja, Mexico

    • Markon Essentials (ESS) Cauliflower is available; packer label may be substituted as needed
    • Continued low temperatures are slowing growth and limiting supplies
    • Quality is good; mold, off-color, and small size are being observed in some lots
    • Prices are elevated and will continue to climb over the next week at minimum

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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