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May 2, 2022

Celery prices are rapidly rising in Oxnard and Santa Maria, California due to limited supplies and strong demand.

  • Markon First Crop Premium Celery is available
  • Yields in many Oxnard and Santa Maria fields are being impacted by seeder, ranging up to five to seven inches, following two heat spikes in April
  • The Florida season has ended, shifting demand to California supplies
  • Salinas production is forecast to start the first week of June; the Michigan season will follow in early July
  • Oxnard supplies will available through late June
  • Expect elevated markets until the transition to Salinas is complete in mid- to late June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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