- Markon First Crop (MFC) Premium Green Leaf is readily available out of the Arizona/California desert growing region
- Quality is very good; wind scarring and lettuce ice damage are being trimmed during harvest
- Florida supplies are ample and will ship through early April, barring a weather event
- Expect the market to remain weak with high volume in Arizona and California
- MFC Premium Iceberg is available in the Arizona/California desert growing region
- Quality is very good; epidermal blistering and peeling is being observed in some lots but at lower frequencies compared to prior weeks
- Weights are significantly higher following minor rain events and warm weather
- Iceberg is also available in South Texas; prices are weaker and will continue to follow the Arizona and California markets
- Florida supplies are increasing; prices are comparable to the AZ/CA desert
- MFC Premium Romaine is being packed regularly in the Arizona/California desert growing regions; Markon Best Available is being substituted as needed due to low case weights
- Quality is good; in some lots, epidermal blister/peel is present deep within the head, hindering harvesting crews’ ability to trim all damaged leaves in the field
- Markets continue to decline as supplies increase in the AZ/CA desert
- Florida supplies are ample and will be available through April, barring a weather event
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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