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January 20, 2022

Northwest onion suppliers continue to raise prices in an effort to extend storage stocks. Mexican onions have begun to enter the U.S.

  • Northwest Markon First Crop Onions will be available through late April
    • Dry scale and translucent layers will become challenges as the end of the season approaches
    • Expect elevated prices for the rest of the season
  • White and yellow Mexican onions are now being shipped out of South Texas
    • As expected, with the Northwest markets currently at all-time highs, Mexican pricing opened at elevated levels
    • Red onions are forecast to become available in mid-February; expect low volume
  • Texas-grown onions will enter the market in early March
  • California/Imperial Valley onions are estimated to start shipping in late April
  • The New Mexico season will begin in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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