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April 4, 2023

The Northwest storage onion season continues to wind down. Fresh-run, Texas-grown onions are readily available. California onions will hit the market the week of April 24.

Storage Crop

  • Idaho/Oregon-grown Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are expected to be available through the week of April 24
  • Washington-grown MFC Onions will ship through the end of April  
  • Although stocks are fading, pricing continues to ease due to increased production in Texas
  • Quality is strong in remaining storage stocks

New Crop

South Texas

  • Texas-grown MFC Red and Yellow Onion supplies are readily available; the season is forecast to run through the end of May
  • Mexican onions are readily available and are expected to ship through late April
  • Prices for Texas-grown onions have remained steady, but have decreased Mexican crossings


  • Limited quantities of MFC Onions are anticipated to become available in the Southern California desert the week of April 24  
  • Central and Northern California production is slated for early June

New Mexico

  • MFC Onion harvesting will begin in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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