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May 2, 2022

The Northwest storage onion season will end next week. New crop onions are readily available out of California’s Imperial Valley. Texas-grown supplies are sufficient.



  • Washington Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions will be depleted by May 11
  • Markets have eased as shippers attempt to clear out remaining inventory
  • Internal defects such as translucency, as well as dry and watery scale, will be present


  • MFC Onions will be shipped out of the Imperial Valley through the first week of May
  • Once the Imperial Valley season wraps up, onions will transition up to the San Joaquin Valley
  • Abundant supplies of yellow onions are available; red onions have been limited to start, but will ramp up this week
  • Prices are steady


  • Texas-grown MFC Onions will be available through the end of next week, with limited supply the week of May 16  
  • Yellow onion stocks remain strong; red onion supplies are adequate
  • Prices are steady

New Mexico

  • The season for MFC Onions is on track to open in early June
  • New Mexico onions will be shipped into late August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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