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August 3, 2022

The California and New Mexico summer seasons continue to wind down.  Limited supplies of new crop onions have hit the market in the Northwest.

New Mexico

  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue to slow production which may affect loading times
  • Despite rainfall, sufficient stocks of red and yellow onions are available
  • Yellow onion markets are steady, while red onion prices have inched down due to weak demand
  • White onion volume is low; expect prices to increase
  • The New Mexico season will run through the week of August 15


  • Several growers have depleted supply; others will have onions through mid-August
  • Stocks are currently sufficient to meet demand for the rest of the season
  • Yellow onion pricing is firm due to strong demand
  • Red onion demand is weak; markets have eased


  • Limited numbers of Washington onions are on the market
  • In the Idaho/Oregon region, shipping will begin the week of August 8 with low volume; most suppliers will start the week of August 15
  • Colorado production is forecast to begin the week of August 22
  • Utah onions will hit the market in late August
  • Expect elevated prices through August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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