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June 20, 2023

Green bean markets are active due to recent weather affecting growing regions on both coasts. Ready-Set-Serve (RSS) Trimmed Green Beans are limited; packer label is being substituted as needed.

  • California harvests are below normal due to unusual weather patterns and a slow start to the season
    • Quality is average; excess moisture is a concern
    • Size is smaller than normal
  • Georgia production will run for another 7-10 days
    • Recent rainstorms have shortened the season
    • Quality challenges and shortened shelf-life are big concerns
  • Harvesting will start in Illinois on June 26; however, inclement weather during planting will affect overall yields
  • Production will begin in Ohio and Michigan on July 4
  • Mexico will continue to ship limited yields in June as growers transition to new regions; higher volume is anticipated in July
  • Overall supplies will be limited and markets will be higher over the next two to three weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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