UPDATE: BROCCOLI AND CAULIFLOWER

October 26, 2021

Broccoli and cauliflower prices continue to rise due to tight supplies in multiple growing regions.

Broccoli

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Broccoli is available
  • Expect prices to remain elevated over the next 10 to 14 days
  • Yields have decreased due to cooler weather
  • Overall quality is good: pin rot is occasionally affecting some lots
  • Most growers will begin broccoli harvests in the desert growing regions the week of November 15

Mexican Broccoli (Crossing into South Texas)

  • Supplies will be limited due to rain brought on by Hurricane Rick
  • Expect prices to climb over the next 7 to 10 days as yields continue to decrease
  • Demand for Mexican product is stronger due to low volume in other growing regions

Cauliflower

  • Markon Essentials Cauliflower is available
  • Recent cool weather has slowed growth, resulting in fewer available supplies
  • Expect good quality with great color and ideal size
  • Elevated markets are forecast for the next 10 to 14 days
  • Most growers will start cauliflower harvests in the desert growing regions the week of November 15

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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