UPDATE: ONIONS

April 20, 2022

The Northwest storage onion season continues to wind down. New crop onions are now being shipped out of the California Imperial Valley. Texas-grown supplies are also on the market.

Northwest

  • The Idaho/Oregon season for Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions will conclude this week
  • MFC Washington Onions will ship through the end of April
  • Markets are steady, but will fall by the end of the week as shippers attempt to clear out remaining inventory
  • Expect internal defects such as translucency, as well as dry and watery scale, on arrival

Texas

  • Texas-grown MFC Red and Yellow Onions are readily available
  • The Texas onion season will run through mid-May
  • Prices are steady
  • Fresh-run onions will have feathery skins and light color/exterior compared to Northwest storage onions

California

  • Yellows onions have hit the market; red and white onions will begin to ship next week
  • MFC Red and Yellow Onions will begin become available on Monday, April 25
  • The market is expected to open just under Texas price levels

New Mexico

  • The New Mexico season is on track to open in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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