UPDATE: ONIONS

March 30, 2022

Northwest storage onion supplies will wind down over the next few weeks. Abundant supplies of Texas-grown onions are available.

Northwest

  • Idaho/Oregon-grown MFC Onions will ship through April 15
  • MFC Washington Onions will be depleted the week of April 18
  • Markets have eased as demand has shifted to new crop onions
  • Please note that quality has deteriorated in remaining supplies; internal defects such as translucency, as well as dry and watery scale are common

Texas

  • Texas-grown MFC Red and Yellow Onions are readily available
  • The Mexican onion season will wrap up next week
  • Markets have eased, but pricing will level off once the Mexican season ends
  • Fresh-run onions will have feathery skins and light color/exterior compared to Northwest storage onions

California

  • Imperial Valley onions will hit the market the week of April 25

New Mexico

  • The New Mexico season is scheduled to open in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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