UPDATE: BROCCOLI AND CAULIFLOWER MARKETS

October 14, 2021

Broccoli and cauliflower prices remain elevated due to limited supplies in the Salinas and Santa Maria Valleys.

Salinas Valley and Santa Maria

  • Stocks are forecast to remain tight heading into the desert growing region transition
    • Most growers will begin broccoli and cauliflower harvests in the desert growing regions the week of November 15
  • Due to inconsistent weather, growth has slowed considerably
  • Expect markets to remain high through this seasonal transition

Mexican Broccoli (Crossing into South Texas)

  • Supplies have increased out of the growing region in Central Mexico
  • Demand for Mexican product is strong due to freight and price savings
  • Expect pricing as much as $8-$9 cheaper compared to West Coast pricing

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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