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May 31, 2023

Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions remain available in California’s Imperial Valley region. The New Mexico season will get underway this week.         


  • Demand is strong for supplies shipping out of the Imperial Valley; this region is covering the majority of domestic onion orders
  • Prices continue to climb and will remain firm for the next few weeks
  • Onions will ship out of the Imperial Valley through June 10
  • Central and Northern California production will begin approximately one week later than normal
    • Limited supplies will be available the week of June 12
    • Rain that soaked the growing areas this past winter and early spring is impacting availability and size

New Mexico

  • Limited MFC Yellow Onion production will begin Friday, June 2
  • Full production and order coverage of both red and white onions, will begin Tuesday June 5; supplies will ramp up the week of June 12

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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