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December 1, 2022

Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are being shipped out of storage from Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.     

  • Northwest onion quality is excellent; supplies possess solid, globe-like shape, and firm texture
    • Yellow onions have golden, cured skins
    • Red onion skins have set nicely with occasional papery layers
  • Current demand has eased after the Thanksgiving holiday week; however, markets remain firm
  • Expect steady pricing through December followed by an increase after the New Year as suppliers assess remaining volume
  • Currently, Mexican onions are expected to start shipping in February, while the Texas domestic season is on track to begin in March
  • California/Imperial Valley onions are estimated to start shipping in late April
  • The New Mexico season is forecast to begin in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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