UPDATE: IDAHO POTATOES

November 2, 2021

New crop stocks continue to be dominated by large sizes (40- to 60-count packs); 90- and 100-count as well as bale supplies are tightening as holiday retail demand is ramping up. Prices for small packs are climbing.

Norkotahs

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Norkotah Potatoes are readily available
  • Load volume is available for 40- and 50-count supplies
  • Small sizes (70- to 100-count potatoes) will be tight through December; prices are expected to continue rising
  • Quality is strong

Burbanks

  • MFC Burbank Potatoes have begun shipping in a limited manner
  • The season will be in full swing by November 8
  • 80-count and smaller sizes dominate the crop at this stage
  • Quality is very good

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