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October 19, 2022

Red and yellow onion harvesting is completed.  Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are being shipped out of storage from Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.   

  • MFC Red and Yellow Onion quality is excellent; solid, globe-like shape and firm texture has been reported
    • Yellow onions have golden and cured skins
    • Red onion skin is setting nicely with a few paper layers
  • Yellow onion size is dominated by medium and jumbo sizes; colossal and super colossal supply is adequate
    • A significant price gap of $8.00 to $10.00 remains between medium and jumbo sizes
    • Yellow medium size onions can be substituted for select No. 2 jumbo yellow onion applications with a strong price advantage
  • Red onion supply is dominated by heavy to medium sized onions; jumbo sized onions are available
  • Expect steady onion markets and high-quality pack-outs through the holiday season

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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