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February 8, 2023

Supplies are sufficient in the Arizona/California desert growing region. Markon First Crop (MFC) Iceberg Lettuce is available.

  • Yields have fallen recently amid rain, moderate-to-strong winds, and freezing overnight temperatures
    • Quality is fair; epidermal blistering, fringe burn, and weak tip are present in some lots but most is being trimmed off at harvest points
    • Expect case weights to increase as warmer weather spurs growth through mid-February, despite light ice formation
  • Prices are steady due to an abundance of product and will ease over the next 5-7 days

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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