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September 20, 2022

Cabbage markets are elevated. Supplies are limited; demand remains strong.

  • The heatwave that California experienced in early September has reduced yields at the field level
    • Disease/insect pressure and more seeder core have developed
    • Lower yields per acre have significantly reduced availability for processors, driving the general market higher
  • Central Coastal and Salinas Valley suppliers are harvesting ahead of schedule to avoid further quality issues
  • Expect elevated prices out of California over the next 10-14 days
  • Michigan and Ohio are working the last two weeks of the season; poor quality and decreased volume have been reported
  • Georgia and North Carolina cabbage harvesting will be starting next week as domestic supplies transition farther south for fall

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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