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May 10, 2023

The market is elevated. Mexico is the primary growing region this time of year; supplies have decreased significantly.

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Ready-Set-Serve (RSS) Brussels Sprouts are extremely limited; packer label is being substituted as needed
  • Late-season quality issues, including yellowing/off color, bolting, and higher insect pressure, have significantly reduced yields in Mexico
  • Size profile is skewed to smaller sprouts as growers must harvest immature fields to meet current demand
  • Product will continue to cross from Mexico until California production begins
    • The Oxnard start date has been delayed from early May to late May
    • Salinas Valley production is expected to begin early to mid-July
  • Expect firm markets and tight supplies for the next 14-21 days as demand remains strong and production is in transition

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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