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August 26, 2021

The cucumber market is on the rise. Recent weather is affecting volume in many growing regions.

  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Cucumbers are available
  • Supplies are tight due to past heat and production gaps in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula area
    • Quality is good
    • Extra grading is required in some lots
  • The East Coast is recovering from last week’s storms; many orders are being filled in New Jersey
    • Production has been steady; quality is very good
    • Smaller local deals in Virginia, New York, Tennessee, and Indiana will wind down over the next two to three weeks
    • Eastern North Carolina is set to start fall production around Labor Day
  • The Midwest regions of Wisconsin and Michigan have lost some acreage due to rain, heat, and humidity
  • Eastern Washington has good volume although color and shape may not suit all customers
  • Prices may increase over the next few weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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