UPDATE: RED AND YELLOW POTATOES

June 14, 2022

Storage crop Markon First Crop (MFC) Red and Yellow Potato supplies continue to diminish. Markets have increased. 

Idaho

  • Many suppliers have depleted Idaho 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 winding down
  • New crop Idaho potatoes will become available the first week of August

Minnesota/North Dakota

  • North Dakota MFC Potato supplies will be depleted this week; poor quality in remaining stocks has forced growers to end the season early
  • Minnesota potatoes will begin to ship the first week of August
  • North Dakota potatoes will hit the market in late September

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; supplies will ship through early August
  • Early yields are thin-skinned, resulting in mechanical damage in pack-outs

Arizona

  • Red and yellow potatoes will begin to ship in early July

Texas

  • Similar to Arizona, the Texas season will get underway during the first part of July

Washington

  • The Washington new crop season is expected to get start in September

Wisconsin

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

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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