Markon First Crop (MFC) Fresh-Run Onions are being shipped out of Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
- Pack-out size continues to be dominated by medium and jumbo sizes; colossal and super colossal onions remain limited
- Sizing is gradually beginning to increase as harvesting moves forward and suppliers pack onions planted at later dates
- There is a price gap of $5.00 to $7.00 between yellow medium and yellow jumbo onions; medium-size yellow onions may make a viable substitution for No. 2 jumbo yellows
- Growers will begin to pack and ship onions out of storage in early October
- New crop onions have a rounder, more globe-like shape than supplies shipped during the summer months; early season supplies will still exhibit thin, light-colored skins until shipped out of storage
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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