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May 4, 2023

Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are available to ship out of California, Texas, and Washington. The New Mexico season is drawing near.    

Storage Crop

  • Washington-grown MFC Onions will ship through the end of April  
  • Sufficient supplies of red and yellow onions are available
    • Yellow super colossal onions are limited
    • Remaining stocks are small in size, favoring mediums and jumbos
  • Prices remain steady despite low volume

New Crop


  • MFC California Onions are beginning to ramp up in the Imperial Valley
  • Yields have been on the smaller end to start the season
    • Colossal and super colossal onions are tight
    • Size will increase as the season progresses
  • Pricing is steady, but firm as demand is strong

South Texas

  • Texas-grown MFC Red and Yellow Onions supplies are adequate
  • Texas onions are expected to be available through May 20
  • Prices are stable

New Mexico

  • Limited MFC Onion harvesting will start the week of May 22
  • Most growers will begin production the week of May 29 and June 5

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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