UPDATE: SQUASH

March 11, 2022

Prices are rising. Supplies have tightened in Florida and Mexico; yellow squash is extremely limited. Markon First Crop Zucchini is available; yellow squash may be substituted in packer label.

  • Mexican volume is struggling as growers in the state Sinaloa transition away from older fields
    • Plant disease is a concern
    • Yellow squash is especially tight
    • Quality ranges from fair to good
    • Harvesting will start in Sonora over the next two weeks
  • Volume is lower than normal in the Immokalee and Homestead, Florida regions
    • Zucchini quality is good; yellow squash quality is fluctuating
    • New spring crops are anticipated to start in South Florida over the next 7-10 days
  • Expect elevated prices over the next two weeks

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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