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October 25, 2022


  • Markon Essentials (ESS) Cauliflower is available in Salinas, California; packer label is being substituted as necessary
  • Packer label cauliflower is available from the Salinas and Santa Maria Valleys
  • Supplies are down industry wide this week; expect supplies to remain tight as growers work through quality-challenged fields
  • Pin rot, damage from Diamondback moth larvae, early breakdown, off color, and brown spotting are prevalent
  • Suppliers are cutting ahead of scheduled acreage to avoid quality defects; smaller sized 16-count packs will allow for better quality and fill rates

Arizona and California Desert Growing Regions

  • Production is scheduled to begin by mid- to late November
  • The Salinas Valley season is scheduled to end by the first week of December

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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