UPDATE: SQUASH

October 21, 2021

The California squash season is expected to finish up this weekend due to cold weather and rain; A smooth transition to Mexican squash is anticipated.

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Zucchini and Yellow Squash will be available starting October 25
  • Production is ending earlier than previously expected in Santa Maria, California due to cool fall weather; supplies are limited and heavy rain is expected this weekend
  • Mexican stocks are increasing in the Sonora region
    • Quality is excellent; long travel is a non-issue
    • Product is available crossing through Nogales or loading in Los Angeles
  • East Coast supplies (out of Georgia and North Carolina) are down slightly due to cooler evenings, but overall quality is good; some minor rain-related soft spots have been observed
  • Expect markets to remain steady over the next two to three weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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