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December 21, 2023

Green leaf, iceberg, and romaine lettuce supplies remain abundant in the Arizona and California desert growing regions. Low markets persist despite rain events and the Christmas holiday curtailing or cancelling harvests.

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Premium Green Leaf, Iceberg, and Romaine are readily available in the Arizona and California desert regions
  • Quality is very good
    • Epidermal blistering and peeling are minimal following recent ice events
    • Mechanical damage and pinking may increase following rain tonight and tomorrow
  • Markon is working with growers to pack ahead of the storms and holidays to ensure coverage
  • Holiday demand has subsided and will continue to decrease next week
  • Markets will remain relatively flat through December

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information

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