UPDATE: RED AND YELLOW POTATOES

July 20, 2022

Summer red and yellow potato volume is beginning to ramp up in Arizona, California, and Texas. Northwest and Midwest storage potatoes will be harvested over the next few weeks.

Arizona

  • Red and yellow potatoes are being shipped
  • Quality is excellent; No. 2s are extremely limited

California

  • Red and yellow supplies are sufficient; quality is strong in both varieties
  • Prices are elevated

Idaho

  • Remaining Idaho storage stocks are limited
  • New crop Idaho potatoes will become available the first week of August
  • No supply gap is expected

Michigan

  • The Michigan season will get underway in early August

Minnesota/North Dakota

  • Minnesota potatoes will begin to ship the first week of August
  • North Dakota stock will hit the market in late September

Texas

  • Texas-grown supplies are now on the market
  • Similar to Arizona, new crop quality is very good, yielding few No. 2s

Washington

  • Limited quantities of Washington potatoes are now available; supplies will begin to ramp up next week

Wisconsin

  • New crop harvesting will begin August 1

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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