UPDATE: ONIONS

February 28, 2022

Texas-grown Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions will be available by the end of this week.  Northwest storage supplies remain on pace to be depleted sooner than normal.

  • Texas-grown MFC Yellow Onions will be available to ship Thursday, March 3
    • Packer label domestic white onions will also be available
    • Red Onions will start the week of March 14
  • Idaho/Oregon-grown MFC Onions will ship into April; supply typically runs into May
  • Utah-grown MFC Onion stocks will be depleted in early to mid-March (similar to recent years)
  • Washington-grown MFC Onions will begin to wind down in early April; supplies ordinarily run through May
  • Colorado storage yellow onions will continue to ship through March 11; red and white onions will be depleted this week
  • Mexican onions (crossings into South Texas) remain limited; pricing is elevated
    • The Tampico growing area received rain this past weekend; rain is forecast for Wednesday, March 2 as well
    • The Mexican market is strong, keeping many onions below the border

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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