UPDATE: RED AND YELLOW POTATOES

June 7, 2022

Storage crop Markon First Crop (MFC) Red and Yellow Potato supplies are beginning to wind down. Markets have increased.

Idaho

  • Many suppliers have depleted storage stocks and are hauling potatoes from other regions to continue shipping out of Idaho
  • MFC Red and Yellow Idaho Colored Potatoes will ship through July; volume is adequate 
  • New crop Idaho potatoes will become available the first week of August

 

North Dakota

  • MFC Red Potatoes will be available through the end of June
  • Remaining yellow potato supplies has been depleted
  • New crop red and yellow potatoes will begin to ship the first week of August

Florida

  • Florida colored potato stocks are winding down (with approximately two weeks remaining in the season)

California

  • California red and yellow potato harvesting has begun
  • Potatoes will ship through early August
  • Early yields are thin-skinned, resulting in mechanical damage in pack-outs

Washington

  • The Washington storage season has ended
  • The new crop season is expected to get underway in September

Wisconsin

  • New crop harvesting of MFC Wisconsin Potatoes will begin in early August

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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