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July 20, 2023

Prices are low. Favorable weather is aiding growth; supplies are ample.


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Iceless Broccoli Crowns are available in Salinas, California and South Texas  
    • Quality is fair at best as warm weather but brought faster growth but introduced other challenges
    • Cat eye, brown bead, yellowing, and bracketed structure are being observed in some lots
  • Mexican product is available for loading in South Texas; yields historically tighten through the monsoon season (June through August), but recent reports have been positive
  • Overall markets are expected stay relatively flat over the next two to three weeks, barring any heavy storm activity


  • Markon Essentials (ESS) Cauliflower is available in Salinas, California
  • Quality is strong, discoloration us minimal and head size  is consistent
  • Prices will fall during the current warming trend, but inch back up next week

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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